Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: December 18, 2013

Rounding Up the Web's Best Sports Links So You Don't Have To.

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Dec. 18.

Presenting the 100 sexiest athletes of 2013. Spoiler alert: No. 1 is golfer Blair O'Neal (pictured).

A seven-year-old Bengals fan sent an adorable letter to injured punter Kevin Huber in which he wished homelessness on the offending Steeler.

• Year's not over yet, but year-end lists are everywhere. Here are the best viral sports videos of the first 352 days of 2013. While we're at it, here are the 50 best sports plays of the year.

SIU coach Barry Hinson tossed his players under the bus, then backed over them a few times in an epic postgame rant.

Brandon Marshall wore fuzzy slipper cleats against the Browns. I'm all for comfort, but really?

Idiot radio yakker ripped into Mets ace Matt Harvey for living life, because apparently he should be recovering from Tommy John in private or something.

When a 5-8 point guard bumps into a 7-6 center, you get photographic gold.

Of the top 100 NFL Draft prospects, 31 of them are from the SEC. To further prove that it was a great year in the league, here are the top 25 SEC games of 2013.

A visual timeline of every office Christmas party.

• The Blazers' Damian Lillard is making a habit of game-winning baskets. That's a nice habit to have.




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