Lorde tweeted she was "an outsider to the world of sport" while at the Thunder-Bulls game, so we've got quite an introduction today for the pop star: mascot humiliation, musical nerds and a football-playing canine.
Julia Lipnitskaia gets all bent out of shape in Sochi, Cheyenne Woods scores her first victory on a major pro tour, and Chris Paul and Blake Griffin throw down some magic. Still, nobody deserves more applause than Michael Sam.
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.