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“Derek has girls stay with him at his apartment in New York, and then he gets them a car to take them home the next day. Waiting in his car is a gift basket containing signed Jeter memorabilia, usually a signed baseball,” the friend dished.
That’s so money.
And then there’s this: Derek Jeter’s one-night stands (allegedly!) go home with a Derek Jeter-themed gift basket.
Buzz Bissinger, again pulling no punches, on accused child rapist Jerry Sandusky’s odd NBC interview—and the lawyer (Amendola) who made it happen.
That’s Buzz Bissinger on the Penn State sex scandal.
Joe Paterno issued a statement this morning regarding his announced retirement, in the wake of Penn State’s sex scandal.
Apparently Detroit Lions fans are so appalled by the decision to have Nickleback — yes, Nickleback — as the halftime show of their Thanksgiving Day game against the Green Bay Packers, they’ve started a petition, which is, well, kind of hilarious. As UMich grad student/Michigan native/Lions ticket holder Dennis Guttman explains it:
This game is nationally televised, do we really want the rest of the US to associate Detroit with Nickelback? Detroit is home to so many great musicians and they chose Nickelback?!?!?! Does anyone even like Nickelback?
Want to sign it? Change.org.
ocandrew1 asked: Will you be doing a story about Al Davis' passing and his imprint on football?
We ran a short item on The Daily Beast’s Cheat Sheet when he died, but I’m unsure of any edit plans for a larger tribute or story. If it happens, we’ll be sure to post on the tumblr. In the meantime, here’s a fantastic Sports Illustrated profile on the genius of Al Davis from 1974.
A rendering of what the Netherdland’s purported $300 billion man-made mountain could look like.
Needs more big sheep.
TIL: Saints fans buy 520 Crawfish pies, 645 Shrimp platters, 750 Alligator sausages, and 2,500 orders of jambalaya at the Superdome during home games.