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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: December 11, 2013


This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Dec. 11.

• Shameless ratings grab, but we'll take it: Danica Patrick dressed like a Vegas showgirl for some country music awards show.

Saban-to-Texas rumor-mongers will absolutely love this GIF. I have to admit, I enjoyed it, too.

• According to Paul Finebaum, who tends to know things, Nick Saban has had an unsigned contract extension sitting on his desk for six days. Hmmm.

So Bill Cowher enjoyed himself at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Can you blame him?

This might be the worst punt in the history of punts.

The New England Patriots are in the midst of one of the best title-free runs in NFL history. So they got that going for them.

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The SEC will be well represented in New York Saturday Night for the Heisman presentation.

Sally Jenkins blames Dan Snyder for the raging dumpster fire that the Redskins have become. I can get on board with that.

• The best buzzer-beater I've seen in a while comes to us from the high school ranks.

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