Bring Plenty of Snacks: Phil Theodore and Daley Ervin, two Americans competing as Team Beyond in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, set a world record on Friday by literally rowing across the Atlantic Ocean—3,000 miles—from Spain to Antigua in 45 days. What’s more, they rowed it completely self-sufficiently: They packed all their own food, all while fighting tropical storms, 40-foot waves, and 24-hour rows. And speaking of food, they rowed to raise money for community food banks in the U.S. [
Your Bad, Ref: Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was not at all happy about getting called for a perfectly clean block on the Houston Rockets’ Patrick Beverley—and the ref who called the penalty admitted as much. “I’m wrong,” the ref told him, probably not at all influenced by the fact that 6’7″, 229-pound Draymond Green was in his face about it.
Ref knew he messed up, tells Draymond Green , “I’m wrong,” after a blown call.
Posted by Bleacher Report on Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Down Goes Roy: North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams collapsed in a huddle during last night’s game against Boston College, which was brought on by a vertigo-induced dizzy spell. Williams is back in North Carolina and “feeling better,” according to the Atlantic Coast Conference. (Probably helps that the Tar Heels won.)
UPDATE: North Carolina Coach Roy Williams is back in North Carolina and feeling better after fainting and having to leave the bench during last night’s win over Boston College. Williams has a history with vertigo, according to UNC, and a flare up last night caused dizziness.
Posted by Atlantic Coast Conference on Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Dammit, Skywalker!: Ready Player One, the Steven Spielberg-helmed sci-fi movie based on Ernest Cline’s novel of the same name, has been bumped back to a release date of March 30, 2018, likely because Star Wars: Episode XIII had been moved to the the original release period of December 2017. [The Verge]
Pop Has No Words: San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was stunned into silence by the news of the New Hampshire primaries.
Road Trip!: LifeProof, the makers of waterproof smartphone cases, is inviting adventurous dudes like you guys to tour the U.S. this summer and do, well, adventurous stuff, on the LifeProof Unleashed Summer Road Trip. The deadline to enter is March 1, though, so get crackin’.