Morning Link Dump
Obligatory Sports Babe
Sorry folks, due to an internal miscommunication we had no Morning Link Dump, and by extention, no Obligatory Sports Babe. Our bad.
We'll get back in the saddle with Callie Rivers. Not only is she an athlete in her own right, as a former member of the Florida Gators volleyball team, she's also the daughter of Celtic Coach Doc Rivers, the sister of Duke standout Austin Rivers. She's also the girlfriend of New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes.
Today's Sports Birthday
Former Islanders and Oilers goalie Tommy Salo turns 41 today. He's now a GM with Leksands IK in the Swedish league.
According to Atlanta Falcons defensive end Ray Edwards, the decision to date a stripper is divinely inspired.
Here's what he said when the folks at Baller Alert asked him if he would date an exotic dancer again, following his high profile break-up with peeler/twodel Lastarya:
"I don't know. It's all about whoever God sends me. That's my outlook on those types of things."
(Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill)
The cheerleaders have officially been drawn into the Civil War between Oregon and Oregon State. Apparently the Ducks denied the Beavers dance team a chance to get on the floor during last weekend's game, saying it was a space decision. (Lost Lettermen)
An arena employee in Apple Valley, Minnesota, was arrested for driving the Zamboni while drunk. (NESN)
Peyton Manning told ESPN that, yes, he would like to play again next season. (SB Nation)
Wait, is Kim Kardashian dating Mark Sanchez now? Oh come on. (Black Sports Online)
I'm not totally sure what this headline is referring to, but I'm certainly curious.
Coolest kids ever.