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Field of Links: Man arrested for pranking Mark Jackson and Sonny Dykes

Dec 10, 2013, 9:43 AM PDT

Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

A Los Angeles man was arrested on felony eavesdropping charges after recording prank phone calls that offered jobs to Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson, California Golden Bears coach Sonny Dykes, NBC football analyst Tony Dungy, and several other coaches.

The prankster called at least a dozen coaches and offered several different high-profile jobs.¬†Hopefully he doesn’t have phone privileges in jail.

— Stanford Cardinal fans will be able to hop in a car and head south for the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day. It’s a much more costly trip for Michigan State Spartans fans. With that in mind, the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union is offering a special “Bowl Loan” to help cash-strapped students.

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— The Winter Meetings are underway and the rumor mill is churning. Oakland Athletics pitcher Brett Anderson has been linked to several trade reports, but that hasn’t stifled his dry sense of humor.

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Sorry single fellas: Alex Morgan is off the market. Congrats to the happy couple!

The Miami Marlins have a special way of making pretty much everything awkward.

— Strangest story of the day: Magglio Ordonez is now the mayor of a socialist city in Venezuela.

— Play of the Day: Sacramento Kings players Isaiah Thomas and Derrick Williams combined for an epic off-the-glass alley-oop.

— Runner Up: Alshon Jeffery made an awesome catch on Monday Night Football.

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