Once we get past Matt Barnes' antics, it was a diamonds are a girl's best friend (kind of) day. Ex-NHL enforcer Sean Avery pops the question and one Chiefs fan finds that diamonds are the gift that keeps on giving.
Rob Ryan's celebration of the Saints' victory over the Cowboys, his former team, didn't end at the Superdome. The defensive coordinator took to a New Orleans' bar and bought a round of drinks for the adoring fans.
Colts rookie John Boyett claiming he was immune from arrest? Dennis Rodman's latest dictator summit? It was shaping up as an ugly week. But then the Andre Drummond-Jennette McCurdy romance had us saying, "Awww."
It's no secret that No. 13 is historically viewed as unlucky or, in extreme cases, cursed. The fear of 13 is so common, there's even a term for it: triskaidekaphobia. In the sports world, though, a few brave players have embraced the number.
Add Larry Brown and John MacLean to the list of folks who won't be having a holly, jolly Christmas (or in Brown's case, a very, merry Hanukkah). Seems every year, right about now, too many coaches get the axe meant for their Christmas tree.