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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: October 17, 2013


This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for Oct. 17.

• The NFL's thinking pink this month, right down to the cheerleaders. Enjoy this Breast Cancer Awareness Month-themed gallery.

Joe Buck and Tim McCarver engaged in an awkward high-five last night. Do I detect a subtle eye-roll from Buck?

Whoa, the Daily News went for the jugular in the Redskins debate.

• Also from the Daily News: a wrap-up of the latest A-Rod tell-all. Apparently he was making hookers two at a time, Fredo-style.

• You just thought Peyton Manning was meticulous and obsessive. You don't know the half of it.

• Some computer whiz went in and fattened up every NFL logo. The results are highly amusing. The Patriots guy has really been hitting the chowdah.

• South Park has always walked a production tightrope. This week, they finally fell off.

Second-half predictions for the SEC.

Mike Riley's using Twitter to recruit in a pretty clever way.

• Halloween's coming, and if you're looking for last-minute costume ideas for your kids, avoid these at all costs. Although, do you really need to be told not to dress your kid up as Hitler?

• Royce White's crippling fear of flying almost ended his NBA career, but he's making progress. He tweeted a photo from an airplane window.

• Syracuse center Baye Moussa Keita does a pretty passable impression of coach Jim Boeheim. See what you think.

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