Sunday Link-Off: Click

cobie-smulders-esquire14-02Wham! Bam! Body slam! Okay, this week’s set of Sunday links isn’t just about wrestling but there are a lot of WrestleMania stories after the jump. Before it, we have stories about writing. There’s something for everyone in the links. You just have to find it.

First, since the How I Met Your Mother finale is tomorrow, let’s kick things off with Cobie Smulders. Is Joss Whedon still hiring for Agents of Shield?

Flordia isn’t getting rid of their Stand Your Ground loophole any time soon. In fact, they’re planning to strengthen it. (The Guardian)

The term “clickbait” carries a very negative connotation but some writers use baity headlines to get people to read articles that they actually should read rather than just trolling for ad views. (The Concourse)

Speaking of clickbaity headlines, Deadspin had an article about the Washington Redskins launching a charity to get them some good PR over their name. Stephen Colbert made a satirical joke and moronic activists didn’t get it which allowed Daniel Snyder to got off scot-free. (Deadspin)

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Wednesday Link-Off: Surely You Can’t Be Serious

We’ve got a bit of a comedy thing happening in today’s WLO so let’s kick off with Cobie Smulders.

We know that the NHL has its reasonably fair share of scandals. Avery, Campbell, Eagleson… and that’s about all I can think of right now. However, there is a set procedure for dealing with these as shown by this flowchart. (Down Goes Brown)

The Grey Cup was this past week. Sadly, Montreal won. However, us viewers also won because TSN put more into this game broadcast than they did for the whole 2010 Olympics. Here’s a look behind the scenes at the production efforts. (55-Yard Line)

With the passing of Canadian icon Leslie Nielsen this weekend, let’s look back at 10 of his best scenes. (Bro Bible)

After the jump, Sports Human of the Year voting, a Fox Nation epic fail and a couple of Monday Night Football moments. Continue reading