Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: February 27, 2014

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 Feb. 27.

There's a swimsuit catfight involving vintage SI cover girl Carol Alt, who called out current-day goddess Kate Upton. This is like Joe Montana calling out Tom Brady.

• Optical illusion of the day: Indians outfielder Carlos Moncrief looks like he's headed right for the kitchen cabinets.

Michigan's Glenn Robinson III hit a game-winner to beat his dad's alma mater in their home gym.

Roy Williams staged a one-man sit-in late in Carolina's win over NC State.

• Weapons-grade cuteness alert: The Brewers have adopted an adorable stray dog as a spring training mascot.

• Kliff Kingsbury is more than a heartthrob. He's also a rapper.

28 rules for your Oscars party. A favorite: If anyone refers to Martin Scorsese as "Marty", you can ask them to leave. Another way to enhance your Academy Awards enjoyment: Oscars bingo.

The year of insane prep buzzer beaters marches on.

• This is pretty scary: They found CTE in the brain of a 29-year-old former college soccer player. Better enjoy sports now, while we have them.

• The new season of Survivor includes a couple of sports figures. One of them, the Miami Marlins president, didn't survive the first episode.

• Jose Reyes can bust some pretty dope rhymes. Did I say that right? No?


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