Is MLB’s drug testing program really random? Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista was “randomly” tested 16 times over the last two seasons. (Toronto Star)
GQ profiles the unemployed and now bankrupt Terrell Owens. (GQ)
The advent of the internet has really hurt the publishing industry. Among the hardest hit was Esquire which was almost killed off in 2009. Here’s the story of how it survived and bounced back. (New York Times)
After the jump, Kardashian’s next targeted squeeze, a Royal Rumble preview and the best home run derby ever.
Kim Kardashian has targeted another athlete to date. She’s locked her sights on Tim Tebow. (Sportress of Blogitude)
The UFC held its second set of fights on Fox last night. One thing you didn’t see was women fighting on that card. With the positive drug test of Cyborg, women’s MMA might be dead. But is there still some hope. (The Classical)
In other combat-ish sports, the Royal Rumble is on tonight for the 25th edition of the WWE’s winter classic. Here’s a preview of this evening’s big matches. (Grantland)
In sports media news, USA Today has expanded its sports empire by buying Big Lead Sports. (Wall Street Journal)
Graphic designer Wes Kull is putting together some old school style logos for NFL teams. I think Nike should phone him up before finalizing designs of the new uniforms. (Gridiron League)
National Public Radio is an entity in trouble. Between scandal and pressure to cut funds, it may not be long for this world. (Vanity Fair)
Just for fun, here are some of the most awesome moments in Jeopardy history. (Twisted Sifter)
Best home run derby ever? Best home run derby ever.
If there’s one thing that we’re a fan of around here, it’s 90s megamixes. This one is done by a guy with a keyboard powered by air.
And since the Royal Rumble is tonight, here’s a compilation of Flair flips.