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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: December 24, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Dec. 24: 

Matthew Stafford's fiancee Kelly Hall showed off her soccer skills on a basketball court.

Here's a decent list of movies to watch this time of year.

• For your Christmas Eve enjoyment, here's The Rock singing "Here Comes Santa Claus" in a yuletide onesie. Speaking of The Rock, his Christmas card this year is spectacular.

The 101 most popular Deadspin posts of 2014. I'm sure I've linked to many of these this year.

• Amazing universe we live in: The most beautiful space photos of 2014.

• Continuing our countdown theme: Funniest athlete Tweets of 2014.

The Lakers played their best game of the year — with Kobe on the bench.

The first "Entourage" trailer came out yesterday.

• This is disturbing: Jim Harbaugh once smeared a player's blood on his face. Not surprising, but disturbing.

Manti Te'o has grown weary of your fake girlfriend jokes.

• Vlade Divac sank a halfcourt shot for charity and got a round of applause from Jack Nicholson.

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