Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day

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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for March 15.

. After her nine-figure settlement from Tiger Woods, she's now dating a billionaire (that's her on at the beach). But don't shed any tears for Tiger; he's dating skier Lindsey Vonn and is close to retaking golf's No. 1 spot.

• The SEC's latest money grab: . We can assume that the focus will be on football, because aside from Kentucky, . Along those lines, . Over the last five years, Bama is a surprising third. Apparently, Saban's not coaching up those top-ranked recruiting hauls.

. I think it's a bit of a reach, but you be the judge.

• Yesterday, we showed you Jim Boeheim mining for gold in his outsized beak. Today, .

. For those who are interested, .

• On a serious note, .

• Forget Manti Te'o. .

. Juuust a bit outside.

• Today's video features some major March heartbreak. You're not going to get a much better look at a game-winner than this.

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March 14

• Ladies and gentlemen (well, gentlemen anyway) — your . Mazel tov.


• Kobe Bryant accused Dahntay Jones of Jalen Rose-ing him. To find out what all that means, .

• Fifty years ago, for the better.

• Some people really want Jeff Bzdelik fired from Wake Forest, and .

• Free agent departures sometimes come with bitterness, but .

• Sorry, Jim, there's no way to call this a scratch. .

• These are always fun to relive: .

• Signs that Tennessee football is back: .


• Records are made to be broken. .

• LeBron sort of got dunked on last night. At least it's close enough for the James haters to enjoy.

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March 13

• Golfer Natalie Gulbis caught malaria on the LPGA Tour's Asian swing. We wish her well on her recovery. To make us feel better while she recuperates, .

. Last night, he went behind the back twice on one play.

• Amazing, but true: . On his girlfriend's account.


• Scandalous if true:

• It's official: . Will his motivational rants work on Steve Young and Trent Dilfer?

• Now that's how you nail a job interview: .

• Hey, Warren Sapp: That thing on your lapel? It's a microphone. .

. One takeaway: Les Miles pulls games out of his nether regions, but he doesn't always cover.

. My favorite: Radford's Ya Ya Anderson.

• Grantland has reached the Sweet 16 of its .

• These videos never get old: A returning soldier surprises his family at a hockey game.

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March 12

• Erik Spoelstra is living the life. He gets to roll the ball out to LeBron and Dwyane during practice, and afterwards, he gets to go out with the young lady in the picture. Yep, .

with more than two minutes left in the quarter, like trying to draw a foul, but he ended up looking kinda stupid.

• Speaking of unnecessary moves,


• Note to all future celebrators: Save the Gatorade baths for football. .

. Terrifying and life-threatening, but fun.

• A handy guide to the nation's best football conference: .

• This is why you can usually find me on the couch: .

. You know Florida Man from escapades like, "Florida Man Kills Roommate Over Missing Corn Dog."


• The NFC West just got a lot more interesting: Percy Harvin's going to Seattle.

• This pee-wee hockey player shows enviable skating and puck-handling skills. But we don't know if he can pass.

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March 11

• Wanna feel worse about yourself? Bleacher Report counts down , including softball player Cheyenne Cordes (pictured).

. Of course, this could play well in Bloomington, where there's a history of this sort of thing.

• Speaking of jerkweed Indiana basketball coaches, is priceless, although it comes with a serious content warning. As you can imagine.

• No single moment captures the thrill of victory and agony of defeat like the buzzer-beater. .

• Speaking of ecstasy turning to agony, . Too bad he was wrong.

• The SEC brags about its speed, but up front is where games down south are won and lost. .

• You're only as old as you feel. .

• Sometimes you try to be nice, and it backfires. , who tossed a live ball into the stands. But the best part might be this quote from Rays skipper Joe Maddon: "I thought she presented her hands to the ball very well."

• Today in embarrassing injuries: .

. Hey Joe, don't spend it all in one place.

• You've probably seen this by now, but DeAndre Jordan murder-dunked on Brandon Knight yesterday. For an assortment of GIFs and memes resulting from this epic posterization, . For the dunk itself, click on the video below.

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