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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: February 28, 2014


This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Feb. 28.

• The best part of this weekend's Oscars: lots of Jennifer Lawrence. Here's a handy Six Degrees of J-Law chart for all the nominees.

LeBron looked like some kind of superhero last night. Or serial killer.

A college basketball court-storming resulted in a brawl last night. Surprised this doesn't happen more often.

Five ranked teams lost last night. The NCAA Tournament is going to be ridiculous.

• Is the "hot hand" in basketball really a thing? Apparently so.

A Deadspin editor posted an insane cereal ranking yesterday. The commenters smelled blood in the water and attacked.

• Also from Deadspin: A hater's guide to the Oscars.

The week's funniest tweets. The twittersphere delivers yet again.

Vintage photos of 50 superstar athletes. Dr. J huge fro alert.

• Funny photo of the day: A squirrel feeder made of plastic horse heads.

Joba Chamberlain has an unusual tattoo.

• Jimmy Fallon and LeBron did a vintage rap video.

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