Sunday Link-Off: To Be The Man

We’ve made our way through another week. We weren’t even bombarded with comments from people who hated my Mass Effect review because of how awful the ME3 ending was. Anyway, since Jackie covered our CanCon yesterday, here’s up and coming Dutch model Bregje Heinen.

The cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation did their first reunion at a convention as they did an amazing panel at the Calgary sci-fi convention. (Gamma Squad)

Did you know that Ron Swanson- I mean, Nick Offerman does one-man shows? Here’s his life lessons from a recent show. (Uproxx)

Samuel L. Jackson is adding to his record career box office gross revenue in The Avengers. Here’s a profile of Hollywood’s $7 billion man. (New York Times)

After the jump, wrestling links, sharks with lasers and the history of Nintendo.

Remember that rumoured Friday Night Lights movie? Well, the one based on the TV series, anyway. It’s very close to being a reality. (Sports Grid)

On Wednesday, we linked to a story about now former ESPN.com columnist and alleged con artist Sarah Phillips. Well, that story appears to just be the tip of the iceberg. (Fang’s Bites)

In Canada, we are entertained by Don Cherry’s taste in fashion with his colourful suits. In America, they have an equivalent: TNT basketball sideline reporter Craig Sager. (Esquire)

In sports, winning is all that matters. Fortunately, professional wrestling isn’t technically sport. That’s a good thing because, as John Cena and Brock Lesner have just proven, you don’t need to worry about wins and losses to put on an entertaining show. (Grantland)

Speaking of wrestling, last week marked the 40th birthday of THE most electrifying man in sports entertainment. To celebrate, here’s 40 of the greatest moments of “The Great One” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. (With Leather)

Speaking of sports stars turned movie stars, it looks like Gina Carano is going to star in the next Fast and the Furious movie. (Sports Illustrated)

Kurt Busch’s car will have a movie-themed paint scheme in today’s NASCAR Aaron’s 499. It’s a copy Ricky Bobby’s paint scheme from the end of Talladega Nights. (SB Nation)

Toronto mayor Rob Ford tried beating up a City Hall reporter who was investigating a story of the mayor trying to buy city owned parkland. It’s just another episode in the Rob Ford Mayoral Sideshow. (The Grid)

As a follow-up to yesterday’s Caption This: Yes, that picture of a shark with a laser was real. Here’s how it happened. (Gizmodo)

Since we already have a lot of wrestling and basketball in here, why not combine the two? Here’s Jerry “The King” Lawler make an appearance at a basketball game.

Ever wanted to know the history of Nintendo? Here is its history in song.

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