1. Blake Griffin, PR Agent
Tight ends are rarely the belles of the ball that is the NFL draft, so USC's Jordan Cameron turned to the most popular athlete in America right now for a little boost. Blake Griffin obliged, spoofing a classic Nike spot and showing he's got a funny side. The cardboard car is a nice touch.
2. Sights and Sounds of Sports
The Library of Congress recently bought more than 6,000 radio and television recordings of American sports broadcasts. Some of the gems in the collection: Nolan Ryan's first strikeout, Sandy Koufax's first no-hitter and the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers' lone world series title.
3. Want To Get Away?
It wasn't that long ago that Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin were on "The Price is Right," giving away a trip to the Winter Classic in the Showcase Showdown.Canadian sports broadcaster Dan O'Toole recently went off on how absurd a notion it is for someone to win a trip to the Winter Classic on a game show.
4. Life's Lead-Up To Frazier's Feat
Life Magazine recently released never-before-seen photos from the lead up to and day of the March 8 title bout between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the fight. Frazier's celebration afterward is especially poignant.
5. Is Your College Football Team Dirty?
With all the allegations being thrown at Auburn and Oregon and Ohio State lately, you're probably wondering if you need to worry about your favorite college football team. This handy flowchart makes the truth clear.