FACEOFF OF THE DAY
A photo of Olympic champion gymnast McKayla Maroney and President Barack Obama doing her famous "McKayla Maroney is not impressed" face went viral over the weekend after the White House posted it on Twitter. The picture was taken Thursday when Maroney and her gold-winning U.S. teammates visited the White House. "We were about to leave," Maroney said, "and he said, 'I want to talk to you one second about the face. ... I pretty much do that face at least once a day.' ... I, like, freaked out. He said, 'Let's do it together.'" Maroney was photographed making the face on the London medal podium after getting silver in the vault. She wasn't happy because she fell on one of her vaults. The photo spawned dozens of "not impressed" memes.
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ROLES OF THE DAY
Hey, Martina, watch your back
Retired tennis stars Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport will guest star as themselves on an episode of the original CSI in January. The episode of the Las Vegas-based crime procedural will be about the death of a professional female tennis player. If the victim was a pro male golfer, we'd already know who did it.
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"I think I can buy bigger than I thought."
Na Yeon Choi, winner of the LPGA Tour's Titleholders and the tour's second-biggest check - $500,000 - who had planned to go house hunting in Orlando today.
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NUMBERS OF THE DAY
3 Drivers in the modern era (since 1972) to win NASCAR's Cup championship within their first three seasons: Brad Keselowski, Jeff Gordon and the late Dale Earnhardt.
18/11/29 Years/months/days since Notre Dame had been ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press football poll (that's 317 polls) until Sunday, the longest drought in school history.
10 Points by which oddsmakers project Alabama as a favorite if the Crimson Tide plays Notre Dame in the BCS title game.