Friday’s Festival of Links


How a New Orleans Saints Fan Savors the Super Bowl – Thinks it’s been tough being a Saints fan all these years? Try being a Saints fan in Steelers and Browns country. Every dog has his day though!

Top 5 Dunk Contest Dunks of All-Time - If NBA All-Star Weekend were a Sticky Bun then the Dunk Contest would be the middle of the pastry. Feel me? Maybe not, but the Dunk Contest is must-see-TV every year in my house. Here are the 5 best dunks in the history of the competition. Hard to argue the list but gotta say that Andre Iguodala deserved some love too.

If the U.S. isn’t Cheating Then Are We Really Trying? – 30 athletes have already been sent home from Vancouver before the opening ceremony even started. Here’s the thing: not one of them was from the good ol’ U.S. of A. Are we really trying to win if we’re not sending our doped up finest to compete?

Latest Ray Allen Trade Rumor – Oh man! Nervous times in Beantown as the C’s are rumored to be looking for suitors to take Ray Allen off their hands. If you listen closely you can hear the sound of that window being closed on their one-and-done dynasty.

New MVPuppets Commercial: Handshake - Call me crazy, but I’m really starting to like these ads. Hey, at least they’re better than any of the crap that aired during the Super Bowl.  

Breaking News: Football Players Don’t Know Much About the Economy - Could you recognize Ben Bernanke if CNBC put his picture in front of you? Maybe so. But could you spot a crook on site alone? Well, NFL players might not know who Bernanke is but they sure can spot a crook.  

Bengals Sign Matt Jones; Workout Pacman Jones - What!? At this point I’m convinced that the Bengals are trying their best to collect every troubled athlete in existence. How much time does Maurice Clarett have left to serve?

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