Trying something new for the Roundup this week– live updating. This usually takes an hour to put together, so instead of waiting until it’s all done, keep checking back as more links are added. [UPDATE: Complete.]
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Jason Kelce wore Google Glass at Wing Bowl. Vice was with him and released this trailer – longer video to follow – of his first-person experience.
The 9/11 truther who crashed the Seahawks’ press conference has some massive balls. Malcolm Smith with a great line: Check his press pass. [Video]
Manning Faces, via SB Nation:
No pants, like Winnie-the-Pooh! [Video]
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The Russians hired a private company to kill stray dogs at the Olympics. “Let’s call these things by their real name. These dogs are biological trash.”
DeSean Jackson took to the streets and subway in New York to sell the latest Jaccpot album. I’m speechless.
Bill O’Reilly interviews Obama pre-Super Bowl. [Video]
Kate Upton. Justin Verlander. Super Bowl party.
Peyton Manning is a good guy:
It was then that Manning, walking down a hallway back toward the locker room, still surrounded by cops, still followed by a guy dragging his bag, still trying to just find some peace and quiet and to the mourning process that comes from losing the big game in a big way.
It was then that Peyton Manning heard the very respectful voice of Steve Lopez, a beer vendor from the Bronx.
“Mr. Manning, could I please get an autograph?” the 25-year-old asked.
Manning’s head turned and looked Lopez in the eye. These were the opposite ends of the NFL food chain – megastar multimillionaire and a guy hawking Bud Lights in the stands. The wave of the crowd was pushing Manning forward, but he locked in on Lopez.
“Not now,” Manning said, “but when I come back this way I will.”
Top 5 funniest Phillip Seymour Hoffman roles. Everyone waxes poetic about people when they die, but PSH was truly an outstanding actor. One of the best on Earth. Tough loss. One person had him in the Celebrity Death Pool: Brandon S. That’s 54 points, sadly.
Indiana bars busted for gambling during Super Bowl. $93,000 grabbed.
In the last episode of Crossing Streams we were joined by Matt Stairs(!), who shared anecdotes about the 2008 Phillies, talked about why Pat Burrell was such a great leader, ripped A-Rod, and much more. Listen or download. Subscribe with iTunes. Grab the RSS feed. Listen with Stitcher. All are mobile-friendly links.
On Cord Snipped, the new podcast in which me and CB fashion editor Dan Fuller discuss cord-cutting, we discussed the new Apple TV reports, the worst cord cutter in the world, why the second screen sucks, and more. Great episode. Good place to start if you haven’t listened yet. Listen or download. Subscribe with iTunes. Or listen with Stitcher. All are mobile-friendly links.