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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: January 14, 2014


This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Jan. 14.

Sorry, fellas, looks like Kate Upton and Justin Verlander are back together.

A few meditations on the Cubs' new sad-eyed, pantless mascot.

• Nick Saban doesn't like to lose. He also doesn't mind trolling his players.

• Here's a question I really hadn't considered: Is Pete Carroll the best coach in football?

There's a chance the Titans' CEO has yet to meet his new coach. I guess the guy nailed the phone interview.

• Family Feud surveyed 100 people and asked them who the second-best basketball player of all time was. An alarming number of those people said Shaq.

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This cool commercial taught me something I didn't know: Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman is deaf. He's also awesome.

• The rich get richer: The SEC Network is set to be a cash cow for the league.

"Friday Night Tykes" reveals that Roger Goodell's influence has yet to reach Texas youth football.

Steve Smith napalmed a dumb question from a dumb reporter.

• Click if you dare: the scariest video games of all time.

• Poor Carmelo just needs a break.

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