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Three Generations Of Wondering Why There's A Damn Shootout

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.

Andrew Luck will stick around at Stanford another year. Who's the winner here? Ryan Mallett? Jimmy Clausen? The field of architectural design?


•And how about Jim Harbaugh? Probably not the Dolphins. Maybe the Broncos? The 49ers? Or, hell, back at Stanford? Even Carolina's wondering if they can sign him as a quarterback.

•Roger Goodell says the league will look at reseeding the playoffs, to avoid situations like tomorrow's home game in Seattle. By this he means an 18-game season, followed by a 32-team playoff bracket, with five rounds.

•Sepp Blatter changes his mind on creating an anti-corruption committee for FIFA, saying at least it's not as bad as the IOC. Yeah, and herpes isn't as bad as syphilis; doesn't mean you shouldn't treat it.

•Let's encourage kids to be physically active with a half-ton of butter!

•The Penguins, minus a concussed Sidney Crosby, lost in a shootout with Montreal. You could tell he had a concussion, because he kept falling to the ice without being touched. (Screengrab by Bob)



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