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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: February 26, 2014


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

• As the NHL skates back into action, enjoy this slideshow of Flyers ice girls.

• MLB photo days are just the best. Ask Astros bullpen coach Craig Bjornson.

• Wichita State is 30-0. Is that something? Yes, it's something.

A little kid patiently allowed Dwight Howard to swat away his shots before going between the legs — literally — for the layup.

Ron Jaworski tries his hand at Bayless-style pot-stirring with his views on Johnny Football.

A couple wandering around their property found $10 million in old gold coins. I'm headed to the backyard as soon as I finish here.

• A feel-good palate cleanser to start your day: A 4-foot-1 high school basketball player scores a basket.

• In other high school action, a Wisconsin prep hockey player scored the goal of the year.

• The high schoolers are taking over. Watch a high school soccer player score a 67-yard goal off the opening kick.

A video of Olympic javelin thrower Leryn Franco lifting weights. Just because.

This Jimmy Fallon-Paul Rudd lip-sync battle is making the rounds this morning.

• Tom Izzo dances on a ladder in a strange new commercial.

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