Morning Link Dump
Obligatory Sports Babe
Something, something NASCAR WAGs something, something Samantha Busch.
Today's Sports Birthday
Kim Jong Il would have turned 70 today, but since he's no longer with us we'll honour former tennis star John McEnroe. McEnroe, a winner of seven Grand Slam championships, turns 53-years old today.
Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy joined the Dan LeBatard Show on 790 The Ticket in Miami and was asked what's one thing about the media that annoys him. Van Gundy took aim at narrative, via Sports Radio Interviews:
“They get the result first and then they go back as if they knew the guy’s demeanor on the sideline or something else and they would pull that out as a reason and an analysis and it’s ridiculous. It’s simply taking the results and then working backwards to make the story what you want it to be. “
James Harden has customized TOMS loafers with his face on them. Want! (I Am a GM)
Mike Brown strikes back at Metta World Peace, zings him with advanced stats. (TBJ)
I sh*t you not, Nyjer Morgan (aka Tony Plush) presents "Sh*t black guys do". (Getting Blanked)
Jaws: The Removal - Ron Jaworski no longer has a home in Monday Night Football's booth. (Shutdown Corner)
How Craig James faked his son's football career. (Sports By Brooks)
Nostalgia: Lazer Tag returns as an iOS game. (Guyism)
Here's a train wreck Mike Tyson interview during halftime at MSG: