• Cam Newton explains why he didn't have a tie and violated Panthers' dress code
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    Cam Newton explains why he didn't have a tie and violated Panthers' dress code

    Cam Newton has had some interesting press conferences, some combative ones, some short ones, but none like the one he had on Sunday night. Newton was benched for the first series of Sunday night’s game against the Seattle Seahawks for a dress-code violation. Panthers coach Ron Rivera wouldn’t get into details, but Newton said it was because he didn’t wear a tie on the team’s flight to Seattle.

  • World-Record Ferrari Attempt Falls Short
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    World-Record Ferrari Attempt Falls Short

    The hoped-for Guinness record for the number of Ferraris in a parade that the organizers of the 2016 Finali Mondiali at Daytona International Speedway fell a bit short – 155 Ferraris short, to be precise. At the Ferrari Race Day at Silverstone in 2012, Ferrari F1 driver Felipe Massa led a parade of 964 Ferraris, upping the world record set in Japan of 490 cars, which upped the record set at Silverstone in 2007 of 385 cars. The parade at Daytona managed 809 Ferraris, which, while not a record, is still a bunch of Ferraris.

  • Jets turn themselves into a total embarrassment on 'Monday Night Football'
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    Jets turn themselves into a total embarrassment on 'Monday Night Football'

    After the third play of the game, a third-down incompletion from quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, New York Jets fans started loudly booing. NFL players and coaches bristle whenever the word “quit” is brought up. The first series of the game was a Jets’ three-and-out.