Sunday, May 12, 2013

Dropping Links: Sunday, May 12, 2013

A few links for your Sunday night perusal as you wait for Game of Thrones and Veep, if you're one of the cool kids.

- Wyoming will have a new football field design when the season starts this September. |Pastapadre|

- Miami's Super Bowl bid includes the proposal of playing the Big Game on an aircraft carrier. |With Leather|

- Titus Young (Sr.) keeps getting arrested. |Deadspin|

- The new ECW documentary, Barbed Wire City, provides a new look on the history of the revolutionary and beloved wrestling company. |Ringside Rants|

- NBC makes Seth Meyers' move from "SNL" to "Late Night" official, will happen in 2014. |USA Today|

Video: Sergio Garcia gives away The Players with quadruple bogey on 17 Sunday

Sergio Garcia has had his share of painful final round moments throughout his long career. The Players Championship, and more specifically the 17th hole at Sawgrass, was host to one of his finer moments, though.

Sunday, however, was not one of those finer moments. Garcia quadruple bogeyed 17, falling out of a share of the lead, and effectively giving away the tournament. Tiger Woods ended up winning while Sergio finished at -7.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Video: Iman Shumpert's ferocious putback dunk


Iman Shumpert went all "Go Go Gadget Arms" on this putback dunk during the second quarter of the Knicks - Pacers Eastern Conference semifinals game two Tuesday.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Nets quickly remove PJ Carlesimo as interim head coach

The Brooklyn Nets announced interim head coach PJ Carlesimo will not return to the bench next year for the team. The news follows Brooklyn's elimination from the playoffs Saturday night.

The Nets reportedly are interested in offering Jeff Van Gundy the head coaching job, although there isn't a lot of mutual interest, according to Yahoo!'s Adrian Wojnarowski. I'm sure we'll hear a ton of Phil Jackson speculation, warranted or not.

Jerry Sloan is available and interested in a return to coaching but, with Deron Williams the centerpiece of Brooklyn's franchise, Sloan can be automatically ruled out.

Stan Van Gundy is probably a more realistic candidate for the Nets, or any of the slew of up-and-coming assistants out there, but the Nets - being in New York and always seeking to steal the back pages from the Knicks - will probably want to make a splashier hire.