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November 2013

People Beat Each Other Up Over Towels At Walmart On Black Friday

Black Friday was ridiculous this year, including at Walmart.

Walmart advertised low prices on TVs, laptops and kitchenware, but the store's best-selling item was ... towels.

According to a statement Walmart released Friday, the company sold 2.8 million towels, 2 million TVs, 1.4 million tablets, and 1.9 million dolls.

via www.huffingtonpost.com


2007 Ugliest Dog Elwood Died - I4U News#full_story

Elwood, the world's ugliest dog from 2007 died unexpectedly on Thanksgiving Day. The news is just now making its rounds in trending news, but was already reported two days ago when the owner of Elwood announced his death on Facebook.

Owner of Elwood, Karen Quigley shared the sad news on Thanksgiving Day with her Facebook followers. She has since posted more about the passing of Elwood. Elwood not only won the title of World's Ugliest Dog that each year draw lots of attention around the world, but also inspired a children book called Everyone Loves Elwood (site). Given the attention his death gets this is indeed true.

via www.i4u.com


Alabama at Auburn | 2013-11-30 | College Football | Yahoo! Sports

Chris Davis returned a missed field-goal attempt more than 100 yards for a touchdown on the final play to lift No. 4 Auburn to a 34-28 victory over No. 1 Alabama on Saturday, upending the two-time defending national champions' BCS hopes and preserving the Tigers' own. Davis caught the ball about 9 yards deep in the end zone after freshman Adam Griffith's 57-yard attempt fell short. He then sprinted down the left sideline and cut back with nothing but teammates around him in a second straight hard-to-fathom finish for the Tigers (11-1, 7-1 Southeastern Conference). Auburn clinched a spot in the SEC championship game with the stunning victory over the powerhouse from across the state.

via sports.yahoo.com


McCabe, Hawkeyes slam UTEP at Battle 4 Atlantis : Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Zach McCabe had a dunk.

Let that serve as the proof that everything was working for No. 23 Iowa.

Aaron White scored 17 points, McCabe added 14 — including the first dunk of the senior forward's collegiate career — and the Hawkeyes rolled into the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis, easily beating Texas-El Paso 89-53 on Friday night.

via qctimes.com


Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers - Recap - November 29, 2013 - ESPN

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Jake Rudock threw for two touchdowns, including a 24-yarder to Kevonte Martin-Manley right after Iowa had stuffed Nebraska on a fake punt, and the Hawkeyes finished the regular season with a 38-17 victory on Friday.

The Hawkeyes converted two of Nebraska's three turnovers into touchdowns and got a short field for a third TD after the failed fake punt. Seven of Iowa's 15 possessions started on the Cornhuskers' side of the 50.

via scores.espn.go.com


Alford still perfect as UCLA tops Northwestern - Yahoo Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Steve Alford seemed almost embarrassed when the topic of his new record came up following UCLA's 95-79 victory over Northwestern in the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night.

The win improved the hot-shooting Bruins to 7-0, the best start for a first-year coach in UCLA's storied basketball history. The old mark was 6-0 by some guy named John Wooden in 1948-49.

via sports.yahoo.com


Ndamukong Suh fined again, this time for throat-slash gesture against Buccaneers | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

The Detroit Lions are coming off a big Thanksgiving Day win, but one of their star players will be one of the few to come out of the holiday lighter in the trousers.

That's because the NFL has fined Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh $7,875 for making a throat-slash gesture in the team's Week 12 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

After a tackle of Bucs running back Bobby Rainey for a three-yard loss in the game, an overexcited Suh made the gesture — which was banned by the NFL in 1999.

via sports.yahoo.com


Victoria Beckham guest-edits Paris Vogue - Yahoo News

Paris (AFP) - Ex-Spice Girl turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham has guest-edited the Christmas edition of Paris Vogue magazine, the publication said on Friday.

Beckham, 39, appears in a seductive pose on the front cover of the magazine's December issue with her retired footballer husband David Beckham, who is photographed sporting a beard and dinner jacket.

via news.yahoo.com


Evelyn Lozada Pregnant: Daughter Tweets Photos | WebProNews

Evelyn Lozada confirmed that she is pregnant with her second child. Lozada has a 20 year old daughter from a previous relationship and recently got divorced from football player Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson.

Lozada wasted no time posting pictures of her baby belly on Twitter and even posed for a few with her daughter while the two were vacationing in Hawaii. Lozada looked as confidant as ever in a black bikini and a black-and-white semi-sheer coverup.

via www.webpronews.com


Black Friday Shooting in Kohl’s Parking Lot | FOX8.com

CHICAGO, IL – A police officer shot and injured a driver trying to get away after allegedly stealing from a Kohl’s store around 10 p.m. Thursday night in Romeoville, according to WGN.

Police were responding to a report of two men stealing clothing from the store at 261
S. Weber Road and saw the two men running from the store to a car and chased after them. One officer got his arm caught in the suspect’s car during a struggle.

via fox8.com