John Lucas, mentor extraordinaire: My favorite part of this story is that Mike Davis (the same one who led Indiana to a national title game) thinks an old coach cussing his son out is not only a good thing, but necessary. That's a Bobby Knight disciple for you! (Jason King, ESPN)
The story of Fire Joe Morgan: FJM: The blog every sports blogger kind of wishes they had written. (Rob Trump, The Classical)
2012's best sportswriting: Lots of good links here. (Quickish)
Some of the year's best songs: I don't agree with a lot of this list. But it's a good list. (Pitchfork)
Florida commit Chris Walker still better than other high school players: It's getting ridiculous, though. (Hoopmixtape)
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