Upgrade Your Morning: The Biggest Stories for Dec. 2

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Upgrade Your Morning: The Biggest Stories for Dec. 2
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The Philadelphia Eagles became extinct, Donovan McNabb is available if you are in the market for a horrible quarterback and Texas A&M joined the national sport of axing useless coaches. 

Welcome to the Daily Radar, the only place to start your Friday with a little Zack, Slater and Lisa reunion. Leave your comments in the place marked comments.

Let's Dish. 

In this edition:

BREAKING NEWS: EAGLES WILL NOT WIN SUPER BOWL XLVI 

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So, the Eagles lost on Thursday night. That didn't mathematically kill their playoff hopes, but it did kill their spirit, pride and credibility. It also managed to kill their playoff hopes. A word on the game from Hudson

Question on Everybody's Mind: Who do we blame?

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Our Take: Gosh, there are just too many boogers in the pasta salad to count. There is DeSean Jackson walking his routes on Thursday, Vince Young trying to get all the Seahawks' defenders involved in the game and Andy Reid eating a bowl of beans when he was supposed to be coaching. Okay, I made up the Jackson walking thing. 

Hype Meter: 5 out of 5 Dream Teams

C'mon. We all knew that this season was doomed the second that Vince Young uttered the Dream Team self gloss. It was like watching a trailer for The Adventures of Pluto Nash and then paying money to see it. Yes, the Eagles season was as bad as that movie. 

Deeper Dive: 

David Hawthorne Video: Watch Seahawks LB End Eagles' Season (B/R) 

Eagles Out of Playoffs After Loss (My Fox Philly) 

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TEXAS A&M AGGIES PART WITH SHERMANATOR 

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Mike Sherman was let go by the Texas A&M Aggies who apparently value winning over not winning. The nerve.

Question on Everybody's Mind: Was this the right call?

Our Take: Consider that the Aggies were a great team coming into the season and flamed out to a 6-6 record. It takes a real evil genius to deliver that kind of mediocrity. Good riddance.

Hype Meter: 5 out of 5 SEC, Here We Comes

Sherman had just one winning season in four. That's fine if you coach Western North Southern Community College, but not if you are heading into SEC play next year. 

Deeper Dive:

Mike Sherman Fired: Kevin Sumlin a Great Choice for Texas A&M's Next Coach (B/R)

Texas A&M May Look To Houston's Sumlin (Houston Chronicle

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VIKINGS DECIDE TO MCWAIVE DONOVAN 

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Leslie Frazier was tired of seeing Donovan McNabb on his bench. So he gave him the opportunity to feature on another team's bench. The Vikings waived McNabb, which he found to be far less pleasant than being waved at. 

Best part of McNabb's Vikings tenure

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Question on Everybody's Mind: Is this the end for McNabb?

Our Take: You know that shirt that you love that you just can't part with? It's tattered and torn. Years ago you shrunk it making it pretty much useless, yet you hold onto it anyway out of nostalgia. McNabb is less useful than that shirt. 

Hype Meter: 4 out of 5 Chunky Bowls of Soups

There are a ton of teams that could use a quarterback right now. So if McNabb doesn't get the nod from the pile of desperation, then he is donesos. That, my friends, is not how a Hall of Famer goes out. 

I Actually Believe That Tweet Award: 

Deeper Dive: 

Donovan McNabb: Would He Help or Hurt These 4 NFL Teams? (B/R)

All-Too Brief Vikings Era Ends for McNabb (Star Tribune

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DAILY FUN WITH MOVING PICTURES 

Because pictures < video > McNabb

SHAQ GETS PIGGYBACK

Shaq was so used to being carried by others up and down the court, he decided to let his girlfriend take up the hobby. Sneak to the 3:10 portion of the video. 

Deeper Dive: Watch Shaq's Boo Give Her Man a Piggyback Ride (B/R) 

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GOTTA LOVE THESE HANDLES 

Pee Wee Gardner has some sick handles. Get out your white towels and get ready to wave them in the air. 

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TOUGH MUDDER

The best part of this video featuring extreme acts of endurance is that I can watch it while I sit here chomping on donuts. 

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JEFF GORDON PUTS THE MOVES ON NASCAR CELEBRATION

Two things: Jeff Gordon hates Footloose, but he loves breakdancing. Baller. 

Deeper Dive: Watch NASCAR's Least Favorite Son Get Jiggy (B/R)

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BITS OF TID 

Little bits of goodness with a chewy center

YOU CAN'T PULL A FAST ONE ON PENN STATE

Deadspin reports Penn State have purchased four .XXX domains that go on sale to the public next week. They took The Pennsylvania State University, Penn State, PSU and Nittany Lions off the list of domains that could be used to sully their name. Apparently porn sites would never think to use Happy Valley for anything.

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A LEGEND SAYS GOODBYE

This week, the legendary Gretzky closed the Twitter account we all savored. I am of course talking about Paulina, daughter to Wayne "The Great One" Gretzky. It seems he was tired of seeing pictures like this floating around.  

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WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND

All Times are Eastern (Unless you are in the East, then they are just times).

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FRIDAY 

UCLA at Oregon—Pac-12 Title Game—8:00 p.m. FOX

Oh, yeah. The equivalent of the Yankees playing a Little League team will be the Pac-12 Championship game. Hilarity will most definitely ensue. 

SATURDAY 

No. 14 Georgia vs. No. 1 LSUSEC Title Game4:00 p.m. CBS

So this would be like the Green Bay Packers playing a random group of people picked from your local Wal-Mart. Hilarity will also reside in this game. 

No. 10 Oklahoma at No. 3 Oklahoma StateBig 12 Title Game8:00 p.m. ABC

Okay, this game will actually be pretty good. You may want to be sober for it.

Miguel Cotto vs. Antonio Margarito II9:00 PPV 

Lay down some hard-earned cash to watch a fight that will either be controversial or a waste of time. Good times. 

SUNDAY

Broncos at Vikings1:00 p.m. CBS 

We are going to be talking about he who I refuse to name all week anyway. We might as well watch the damn thing.

Packers at Giants4:15 p.m. FOX

Watch Tom Coughlin smack dab in the process of being fired.

Lions at Saints8:20 p.m. NBC

If history is any guide, Drew Brees will throw the ball silly all over the yard.

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Until Monday, the ca, the ca, the caaaaa. 

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