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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: November 6, 2013


This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for Nov. 6.

Today is Rebecca Romijn's 41st birthday. Join us in celebrating this all-time great.

We have a winner for Worst Call of the Year. Nominations are closed. No more submissions.

An exuberant female fan tore Ryan Lochte's MCL. Jeah.

Toronto's circus clown of a mayor wore a 1995 NFL tie to the press conference where he admitted smoking crack in a drunken stupor. That might be the most bizarre sentence I've ever written.

Coach Philbin, did you order the Code Red? "You're G-d- right I did!"

ESPN's ride-along with Les Miles was pretty much what you'd hope it would be.

This news item doesn't bode well for Mack Brown's future at Texas.

Speaking of the Longhorns, Nick Saban's agent isn't exactly diffusing those Saban-to-Texas rumors.

An East Coast Hockey League team is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address in style. I'd have gone with stovepipe hats.

• Here's a depressing way to spend a Wednesday: Scan these sports facts that will make you feel incredibly old. Here's a sample: The NHL glowing puck experiment was 15 years ago.

A Hump Day preview of the SEC game of the week: Bama-LSU.

• Tiger Woods hit a drive that spanned two continents.

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