At some point tomorrow, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will play against each other in the Super Bowl. However, a much more widely-contested game, between, oh, every publication, has already started.
Here is ESPN's Robin Lundberg speaking with ESPN's Rachel Nichols somewhere in Manhattan's Chinatown. This is a moment, people. This is an Escher drawing of an Escher drawing of a guy who's standing between two mirrors and dividing by zero. [ESPN; H/T Mike N.]
Everyone agrees that the Staples Center clock stopped in the dwindling seconds, giving the Kings just enough time to score the game-winner over the poor Blue Jackets, who never win anything. What's still a matter of debate is whether the clock was right to do so, possibly adjusting itself to make up for an earlier…
A Bleacher Report writer uses Harrison Barnes to boost readership for a story about writers using Harrison Barnes to boost readership for their stories. This is where space-time folds in on itself. [Bleacher Report, H/T Brandon]