Arian Foster :: Getty Images
How about a feel-good story
as we get ready to close out the year? Texans running back Arian Foster
left last Sunday's game with an irregular heartbeat. This caused great concern for one little girl, who sent Foster words of encouragement via a letter, which her dad passed along via Twitter. Foster not only responded, but is now using the young fan's note as his Twitter avatar.
Two big sports stories came down Thursday afternoon. First, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman
won his appeal for his failed drug test, which would've landed him a suspension. Sherman, as everyone does these days, took to Twitter and sent out two short, simple missives. The first
was, "I won." The second
was "Pats fans enjoy ur day." (You'll recall that Sherman tweeted this photo
after the Seahawks beat the Patriots in October.) The other big story today was the Nets firing coach Avery Johnson
. This did not sit well with Johnson's son, who let loose with a series of tweets
Chauncey, of Lafayette, Ind
., says, "I think you should show Dwyane Wade
's below-the-belt kick of Ramon Sessions
from Wednesday night. Wade has become one of the dirtiest players in the NBA." Here is the evidence
Courtney Vaughn :: Photo: Joey Wright/www.JoeyWrightPhoto.com
Singer and model Courtney Vaughn
gets today's LLOD honors
BusinessInsider.com looks back at the 26 most outrageous outfits
NBA players wore in 2012.
I think this is the best 2012 recap video you will see.