Touching down proved tricky for two Olympic medal hopefuls at the Winter X Games. Shaun White went 1 for 3 on his new Double McTwist 1260, nearly losing his head in one grisly fall; freestyle skier Daron Rahlves dislocated his hip when he came down funny in skicross. So much for downtime before Vancouver.
24/7 JIMMIE JOHNSON
In translating its gripping boxing-doc formula to the oval, HBO explains in the premiere episode how boring JJ is perceived to be—and then spends 28 minutes proving it. Where are the rivalries? The hype? Might the volatile Tony Stewart have been a better bet?
Say cheese! Greg Oden and a trio of Blackhawks endured the revelation of racy photos. But were they any more embarrassing than the glimpse of 370-pound Alabama tackle Terrence (Mount) Cody (left), who made like a Jell-O jiggler at Senior Bowl weigh-ins?
TEBOW IN THE BOWL
Good luck to the team that tries to make an NFL passer of the funky-flinging ex-Gator. After going 8 of 12 for 50 yards with two fumbles at the Senior Bowl, Tebow, conceded, "If you just watched the way I played, you could see there is room for improvement."