Sunday Link-Off: Dropping the Ball

yara-khmidan-beachbunny14-14It’s been a while since I’ve done a sports focused linkdump. Over the last couple of years, we’ve kind of transitioned from being a sports and pop culture blog to a pop culture and sports website. Okay, it’s almost the same thing but we’re doing more video game and entertainment posts than sports posts. It’s nice to go back to our roots every now and then.

One thing that hasn’t changed is that we’re starting off the links with a picture of a woman because Google Image Search is still the best friend of this blog. Here’s Yara Khmidan.

Not surprisingly, while Rob Ford was in rehab, the Toronto Police were looking to see if the crack videos could form the basis of criminal charges against the Mayor. (The Globe and Mail)

With the Conservative Speaker of the House of Commons seemingly playing favourites to help his party, it’s time for him to resign and let someone competent take the role. (The Chronicle Herald)

You see, Forbes, when you’re a respected publication and you hand over your website to anyone looking to make a quick buck by democratizing writing as if it’s bloody WordPress, stuff like this happens. A community contributor wrote a piece called “Drunk Female Guests Are the Gravest Threat To Fraternities.” It went over quite well. (New York Daily News)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio and the Staten Island Zoo were part of a cover-up the death of the groundhog that the mayor dropped on February 2nd. (New York Post)

The problem with Peter King. (Deadspin)

The opposite of King is Bill Simmons, a man who took Roger Goodell to task so much that ESPN suspended him for three weeks. (Sports Business Daily)

With the MLB season coming to a close, who is the MVP of each team? For the Kansas City Royals, it’s the Detroit Tigers bullpen. (Sports on Earth)

Derek Jeter’s career comes to an end this weekend. He certainly ended it in a fashion befitting his career. (Deadspin)

Cary Elwes wrote a memoir about his time on The Princess Bride. It definitely has Andre The Giant stories. (The Daily Beast)

With Parts Unknown returning tonight, here’s a long read about Anthony Bourdain. (Fast Company)

Speaking of food television, here’s a look behind the scenes of Cutthroat Kitchen with Alton Brown. (Kitchen Daily)

There’s a rape joke in The Simpsons / Family Guy crossover episode. Naturally, Seth MacFarlane doesn’t see the problem. (Associated Press)

YouTuber Jasmeet Singh does God’s work with a brilliant parody of Sam Pepper’s so-called “prank.”


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