PARTY TIME, EXCELLENT!
It's not officially Christmas season until the white elephant parties start up. You do one at work, one with friends, one with friends of friends, etc. You exchange random gifts, which usually means either getting a bottle of alcohol or some candles. Every once in a while, you get a toilet seat.
But that's a story for another day.
IN OTHER NEWS:
Serial Podcast (season 1) finale | Serial
Captivating little show that probably will end with more questions than it started with. And that's ok. Life's a journey, not a destination.
League of Lies | SB Nation Longform
If you got a minute, read this: "In the wonderland of NAIA football, nothing is quite what it seems"
FIFA's ethics guy quits over FIFA's lack of ethics | SB Nation
Bundesliga is the "most exciting" league in the world | SB Nation
Unless you like defending. Or slow passing. Or not knowing who the winner will be by the second weekend.
Player's wig falls off in the middle of the match | SB Nation
Plot twist: NOT Rooney!
FOOTBALL (all times GMT):
18.00: Serie A, 18th vs. 1st: Cagliari vs. Juventus
19.45: KNVB Beker, Round of 16: Ajax Amsterdam vs. Vitesse
20.00: Serie A, 7th vs. 20th: Napoli vs. Parma