Good Morning: 1.3.13


The BK Nets went on a 25-8 run in the fourth quarter to hand the Thunder a 110-93 loss. Kevin Durant was ejected for the first time in his career, as Joe Johnson scored 33 and Deron Williams added 19 with 13 assists.


The Florida Gators were upset by Louisville, 33-23, in a half-empty Sugar Bowl. As Steve Eubanks put it, “Florida fans clearly didn't want to be here, and their team responded in kind.


Rex Ryan dipped out to the Bahamas after the Jets didn't make the playoffs. Hope the weather was nice, because he's now in hot water with the team.


LeBron James was an assist away from a triple-double as the Heat beat the Mavs in OT, 119-109. Wade added 27.


An excellent comic details how Avery Johnson was fired by the Nets.


Jim Boeheim passed Bobby Knight with 903 wins, as 'Cuse beat Rutgers 78-53.


Jose Canseco's New Years resolutions are must-see. Among them: Fight Shaq in MMA cage match. Yes, please.


Adrian Peterson wants to play special teams.


Carlos Delfino recently came down with a bout of food poisoning, and blames dinner with countryman Manu Ginobli's family for the ordeal.


Amar'e Stoudemire: “I've never been taught defense in my entire career.” I believe it.


Victor Cruz is positive he'll be in New York for a long time.


The NBA counts down the top-ten plays of 2012. They are killin' it during countdown season.




Lil' Wayne has a new tattoo on his face that says “Baked.” Alright.


Outkast is teasing us: Big Boi is set to drop verses on Frank Ocean's “Pink Matter” and T.I.'s “Sorry” both of which feature Andre 3000 verses. Interesting back story behind the verse on “Pink Matter.”


Big Boi then performed “Apple of my Eye” on Letterman.


Chief Keef violated his probation by moving to a nicer neighborhood.


HBO is being sued for allegedly covering up animal mistreatment while filming “Luck,” a series which lasted one season after three horses had to be euthanized during 10 months of production.


Kendrick Lamar dropped a video for “Backseat Freestyle”.




After catching heat from all angles, Speaker Boehner agrees to a Sandy aid vote on Friday.


Hillary Clinton was discharged from the hospital yesterday after receiving treatment for blood clots.


Concord, Massachusetts has banned the sale of water bottles smaller than one liter. And you thought Bloomberg was bad…


Joe Biden and Mitch McConnell came together to get the fiscal cliff deal done, a rare sign of compromise in today's political climate and a nod to the generation in which they come from.


The deal represents a risk for President Obama, who would have preferred a bigger deal covering a larger range of issues that need dealing with, as the victory may give Republicans a need to fight back and dig in deeper on outstanding measures.


The Afghan army is enthusiastic and determined, but will it be enough to fully wean themselves from US and other foreign support in 2014?


Drone strikes in Pakistan have killed a top Taliban commander, as well as 14 others.


CHICAGO — This city’s 471st homicide of 2012 happened in the middle of the day, in the middle of a crowd, on the steps of the church where the victim of homicide 463 was being eulogized. Sherman Miller, who was 21, collapsed amid gunfire not far from the idling hearse that was there to carry away James Holman, 32, shot to death a week earlier. Read on.




Complex remembers the life of young Capital STEEZ of the ProEra movement. STEEZ was 19 when he passed away on Christmas Eve.




Casey Veggies drops a new track, and announced his album will come out on Jan. 22. Young Veggies means business.





Cam'Ron also dropped some new music, “You Know This”


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