Typing this from a chilly Minnesota as I visit the family. This week’s links.
* Here’s the whole Dan LeBatard Hall of Fame kerfuffle. Deadspin reveals LeBatard is the one who gave away his vote. And then LeBatard lost his Hall of Fame vote.
* This was unique. JR Smith fined for untying the shoes of opposing players.
* While we’re not bringing back the podcast of the week feature, we do suggest that you listen to – or maybe avoid? – the latest edition of This American Life. Among the topics: The legend that people are being sold calamari that’s actually pig rectum.