April 05, 2011
Ugly Ending
UConn-Butler :: Getty Images, AP

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Congratulations to the UConn Huskies and their fans for being national champions. The game, however, was so poorly played, I figured I'd feature two funny pictures, a link that mocks Jim Nantz's corny word play at the end of games and the video for One Shining Moment.
Feel-Good Story Of The Day
A 10-year-old boy from Pittsburgh spent $8,500 to buy William "Refrigerator" Perry's Super Bowl ring and returned it to the Bears icon.
Photo Of The Day
Stephen Strasburg won't pitch in 2011 after undergoing Tommy John surgery, but this Nationals fan is going with the glass-half-full approach.
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Brittany Snow :: Maxim.com
Actress Brittany Snow appears in the new issue of Maxim.
Orioles Fans Can't Control Their Excitement
Not only are the O's 4-0, but there's also this unprecedented incident: Fan runs on the field at Camden yards. Security doesn't chase him. Fan gets tired, collapses to the ground.
Always A Solid Prank
Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus hit his first home run in 705 at-bats last night, but his teammates gave him the silent treatment. Another highlight from the Texas-Seattle game was this nifty double play turned by Seattle's Jack Wilson.
Giveaway Of The Day
Friday Night Lights
I have five DVD copies of Friday Night Lights' final season to give away. The fifth and final season (buy it here has already aired on DirecTV, but the DVD goes on sale today and begins on NBC on Friday, April 15. Season 5 does not disappoint and is as strong as any other in the show's history. I won't give anything away, but the two things that stand out the most are the way old favorites are brought back throughout the season and the last episode. Most shows completely butcher their series finale. Not FNL. It was perfect in every way. Anyway, the first five people to answer these questions correctly will get the DVD. Please use the form below submit your answers.

1. In Season 1, Episode 9, Matt goes on his first date with Julie. What kind of (brand name) jacket did he wear?

2. What college did Tim Riggins attend before dropping out?

3. What was the name of Landry's band?

4. Which two cast members have I interviewed for SI.com. (I'll take characters or actors names)

UPDATE: DVDs are gone. Winners have been e-mailed. Answers were 1) Members Only; 2) San Antonio State; 3) Crucifictorious; 4) Minka Kelly and Zach Gilford.
Sports Video Of The Day
Twins first baseman Justin Morneau might have more handshake routines than any player in baseball. (Thanks to Brett, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., for the link.)

Mean Dad Video Of The Day
Of course he's a Red Sox fan.

Local News Video Of The Day
These are the people who bring you the news.

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