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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day

Rounding up the web's best sports links so you don't have to.

<p> Rounding up the web's best sports links so you don't have to.</p>

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for April 26.

• The new Rock/Marky Mark vehicle "Pain and Gain" opens today. There's no pain involved in , who's in the movie too.

• Fat guys ruled the night at the NFL Draft. . Meanwhile, .


• Andy Reid dressed down for his first draft with the Chiefs, and .

• Are you happy now, Pro Football Weekly? . Note to future prospects: Don't show up unless you know you're going to be drafted.

• Mr. Irrelevant's name won't be called until tomorrow, but he'll join a proud fraternity. .

• As promised, . And it's kind of a doozy.



• Humor is subjective, but . One quibble: They leave out Rodney Dangerfield. No respect.

• I run hot and cold on Frank Caliendo, but I gotta admit, he's got Mel Kiper down pretty good.


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April 25

• It's Christmas morning for Draft addicts. , including the time we were introduced to Ryan Tannehill's wife (pictured).

• To celebrate Draft Day, .

— best- and worst-case scenarios for prospects. And, if you're not worried about liver damage, that's sure to result in dangerous levels of intoxication. Prepare to call in sick tomorrow.

• If any first-round prospects are reading this — and I know you are — . We're here to help.

• One last word of warning to NFL GMs: .

. Given the widow's peak, I'm thinking vampire.

• I don't know if this helps Mark Richt, or hurts him: .

. Slightly.

• Masters champ Adam Scott wisely shot down the Bachelor rumors. .


• Gareth Maybin is a golfer you've never heard of. He's also possibly the greatest trick shot artist out there.

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April 24

. Apparently, they don't follow golf, or the news. Of course, this provides us an excuse to link to .

• The Draft is like porn for NFL fans. But that doesn't mean there aren't cringe-inducing moments, like when Roger Goodell lurches toward giant men to hug them awkwardly. .



• In other playoff action, , and then .

. Catchy. Wonder how many committees it took to come up with it. The first championship game, not surprisingly, will be held in Jerry Jones' palace in Arlington on Jan. 12, 2015.

• You'll never guess who leads the SEC in turnover margin over the last five years. Alabama, you say? Okay, maybe that wasn't that hard. .

• The power of images: .

• Just when you think there's no hope for humanity, you read this: .

• Manny's gonna be Manny, no matter what language they're cheering in.

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April 23

• When sports figures procreate, the results can sometimes be pleasing to the eye. , including Alex Schlereth, daughter of NFL player Mark (pictured).

• It's NBA playoff season, meaning .

• With the NBA regular season behind us, : the 10 most egregious flops, collapses and dives of the season.

• Impending NFL Draft pick D.J. Fluker tweeted that he took money from agents while at Alabama. Naturally, Fluker's current agent claimed hacking. .

• People. They're the worst. . Of course, on the flip side, . I said some. , like the overweight Jets fan in the jersey who'll show up at the Draft just to boo his team's pick.

• Old and busted: Never spend a high draft pick on a guard. The new hotness: .

. Based on a true story. Color me slightly intrigued.

• How do you motivate a team that's won three titles in four years? .

• Doing some job hunting this year? . No. 1 on the list is Actuary. I don't know what an actuary does, but sounds exciting.

• Gotta love Green Man, even if Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson doesn't.


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April 22

• The new Tom Cruise vehicle "Oblivion" opened over the weekend. If Tom doesn't do it for you, maybe , will. That's her in the photo.

• If you've ever had a bad first day at a new job, watch this clip and feel better about yourself (strong content warning): . He tweeted his shame and remorse, but .

. I'm glad I'm not Jermichael Finley today.

• More celebrities behaving badly: . She actually played the "Do you know who I am" card with the cops. In her defense, her mug shot does display a degree of remorse. Not to be outdone, . And . Hey Rolando: I think the cops in Decatur are onto you.

. At Auburn, . At Tennessee, .

. The headline says it all.

• Another spring game, another kid with cancer gets the thrill of a lifetime. We can't get enough of this kind of stuff, especially after the events of the last week.

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