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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: February 25, 2014


This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Feb. 25.

Paula Patton is apparently splitting from Robin Thicke. I don't really know who Paula Patton is, but she seems to have good judgment.

Justin Verlander seemed to be creeping out companion Kate Upton at a recent Knicks-Magic game.

• A kid tried for an Air Jordan logo haircut. It didn't quite work.

Warren Sapp reacted like the rest of us to Jadaveon Clowney's insane 40-yard dash.

• This is pretty scary: A female broadcaster almost fell victim to a human trafficking con in Sochi.

Dirk's dagger in the Mavs' win over the Knicks yielded a quintessential Knicks GIF. At least J.R. Smith is still attempting to provide entertaining moments.

• I don't normally do politics in the Essential 11. But this photo is amazing in a multi-layered way.

Enjoy footage of a woman getting smacked in the face by a whale's tail.

Tim Lincecum is trying something with his facial hair. It's not working.

• Ali-Liston I was 50 years ago yesterday. The FBI believed the fight was fixed by the mob.

• This Klay Thompson slam ended with Kyle Singler back-pedaling into the photogs.

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