Georgia Football sets rap back 15 years; Anthony Weiner's comeback; and Justin Bieber needs a muzzle

Posted by PATRICK DONOHUE on April 15, 2013 

The story that has much of the political world talking is the Anthony Weiner piece in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, in which he talks about the tweet that derailed his political career. Many are skeptically viewing the piece as the first step on Weiner's comeback trail, a la Mark Sanford. 

Times columnist Frank Bruni is skeptical of Weiner's sincerity and says his actions had much more to do with his desire to be adored, a trait Bruni says many politicians share. 

A great piece by the Times' Mark Mazzetti about Raymond Davis, the American contractor who has almost single-handedly helped sour relations between the U.S. and Pakistan.

Reebok has dropped rapper Rick Ross over some lyrics from one of Ross' songs that was viewed by womens groups as condone date rape. 

AMC has moved its original western (and a personal favorite of mine), "Hell on Wheels" to Saturdays but not in an attempt to kill the show, network officials say. 

The Times' David Itzkoff has a great profile on MTV's new show featuring former "Jersey Shore" cast member Vinny Guadagnino

Christine Haughney writes about former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager's transformation from media punchline to a skilled interviewer and one of the few good things about the "Today" show.

Justin Bieber says something stupid about Anne Frank. I'd expect an apology by the end of the day. 

Season 2 of Netflix's "House of Cards" will start shooting soon.

Former Top Chef contestant Candice Kumai tries to prove that she's more than just a pretty face -- and fails. Pretty spectacularly

How to forage for and safely cook with stinging nettles.

Richard Blais de-bunks rumors that he's leaving Atlanta.

Will the next season of Top Chef be in New Orleans?

April Bloomfield, Stephanie Izard and other top chefs talk to Details about their knives.

SI.com's Extra Mustard blog has a list of 10 athletes who deserve their own biopics

A Continuous Lean has a picture of New York City as its rarely been seen before.

Disgraced Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice is now coaching 12-year-old girls. Because that seems appropriate.

A pretty awful-looking Landon Donovan bobblehead.

USAToday's Game On blog answers an oft-asked question: Why is the Masters jacket green?

Kobe Bryant loses his stuff on Facebook after suffering a season-ending achilles injury.

A Georgia football rap video featuring coach Mark Richt's son, David, that has to be seen to be believed.

As I'm sure you heard, Aussie Adam Scott won the Masters yesterday with this putt.

The worst way to celebrate when your team scores a goal -- pelting a player in the head with a beer bottle.

Also, THE NEWSROOM IS COMING BACK ON JULY 14TH!

 

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