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Would You Buy A Mattress From This Man?

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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 the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.

•Utah scored an absurd 12 points in the last 30 seconds, and nipped the Cavs on a buzzer-beating three from Sundiata Gaines. Welcome up from the D-League, Sundiata. It's an NBA tradition to beat Cleveland while LeBron scores half their points.

Skip Holtz will be introduced as USF head coach this morning, on the strength of his name, his resumé, and his no-hitting-players philosophy.


•Was Green Bay defensive coordinator Dom Capers catching a nap during the second half of Sunday's game? Or was he simply trying to remember the last time a team scored 45 in a playoff game and lost. (Hint: never.)

•MLS didn't just hold a draft yesterday; they held a Superdraft. Top pick Danny Mwanga says he hopes to live up to advance billing, and parlay his selection into a very short stint in MLS before a lucrative career in Europe.

•Today's horrible local commercial star is Chris Andersen for Mattress King. Would it be insensitive to ask what he needs the money for?

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