Celeb and cringe-worthy sightings
In case you were too busy debating the Governor's change of heart on "The Walking Dead" and missed everything going on in the sports world, we've got you covered.
Taylor strikes again!
Almost a year ago, Grinnell College guard Jack Taylor casually dropped 138 points in a game. No big deal, right? On Sunday, he scored 109 points in just 29 minutes of playing time, including 24 3-pointers, in a 173-123 victory against Crossroads College. Your move, LeBron.
The humble Division III star called the triple-digit effort a "team effort," which makes a ton of sense coming from a guy who shot the ball 70 times. Ehh, details. He is now averaging 90 points per game this season. I have no idea how that's even possible, but Kobe Bryant definitely approves.
Kobe approves of Jack Taylor's 109 pt performance. pic.twitter.com/3Niv96VXYm— SportsNation (@SportsNation) November 17, 2013
Sunday Night Football: TigerVonn sighting!
The Denver Broncos hosted the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football and somehow Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn managed to scrape together some change and buy some tickets from StubHub. Cue up those mile-high club-themed jokes on Twitter.
Like the good spokespeople they are, Tiger and Lindsey wore knit caps of their respective chief sponsors while being filmed on the sidelines. It's like they knew they were going to get on TV!
The Broncos, meanwhile, crushed the hopes and dreams of Chiefs fans everywhere with a 27-17 win. On behalf of the rest of us … thank you, Peyton Manning & Co., for sparing us from countless more interviews with Mercury Morris.
A cringe-worthy sighting
Toronto mayor and Chris Farley-doppelganger Rob Ford continued to totally disregarded advice and common sense Sunday when he attended the CFL playoff game between the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats, despite the league commissioner publicly urging him to stay away. That sounds about right.
Tiger-Cats fans responded like any respectable sports fans would and relentlessly heckled the mayor and his constituents.
Perhaps fittingly, Hamilton defeated Toronto, 36-24, to advance to the Grey Cup.
Mr. 'Six Pack'
In the least-surprising news of the weekend, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth Sprint Cup title in eight years on Sunday. Entering the final race of the season with a sizable lead over Matt Kenseth, it seemed all but decided that Johnson would be able to switch nicknames when it was all over. The man we'll now call "Six Pack" did not celebrate accordingly with, you know, beer, but instead posed with crew chief Chad Knaus in foam championship-ring hats. We can only assume David Stern wishes he had thought of that cost-cutting alternative.
We can't get enough of BatKid
While this story is positively ancient in the world of social media (a whole three days), everyone should start their week remembering Friday's #SFBatKid adventure. It will undoubtedly erase any Monday morning blues.