A jilted lover got her revenge by giving up her ex-boyfriend’s prized fishing holes to the highest bidder.
Talk about getting unhooked on love.
New Zealander Angela Potter — piqued when her angler boyfriend abruptly ditched her — exacted revenge by going online and offering up the GPS coordinates to his favorite fishing holes to the highest bidder. She wound up with 90,000 responses — and $3,000.
She also has a new boyfriend who likes fishing, too, but she hasn’t disclosed the secret spots to him.
“I wouldn’t do that,” Potter told Stuff magazine. “I’m fairly honorable in that respect.”
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Whoa is he
Dubuque assistant women’s basketball coach Justin Smith was hailed as a hero for rushing up from his seat and slamming on the brakes of the team bus after the driver passed out while going 70 mph on a Kentucky freeway.
Basketball purists can’t decide whether to call it a textbook fast brake — or getting a much-needed stop.
How cold was it in Detroit late last month? Locals were asking Jim Caldwell if he’d mind sharing his hot seat.
Smoke rings, anyone?
Ex-heavyweight champ Mike Tyson and some business partners broke ground last month on a cannabis resort in California City, Calif.
Or, as the crow flies in California, about 500 miles south of Weed.
1 and 8? Hold off on printing up those Pac-12 bowling shirts!
Guaranteed to run
Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette purchased Rolex watches for his starting offensive linemen and two backups to reward them for his 1,040-yard rushing season.
In other words, there were seven in the box.
Pitting in Green Bay
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and race-car driver Danica Patrick were reportedly spotted out on a date at a Green Bay restaurant.
Either that or they were just discussing the finer points of two-minute drives.
For the birds
According to a new study, ravens are capable of planning for the future.
Fans who witnessed Baltimore getting knocked out of the NFL playoffs after giving up a last-minute, 49-yard TD pass might beg to differ.
Talking the talk
• RJ Currie of SportsDeke.com, after LaVar Ball told USA Today his son Lonzo is a better player than Steph Curry: “If there was a concussion tent in basketball, they’d never let LaVar out of it.”
• Janice Hough of LeftCoastSportsBabe.com, on Georgia’s 54-48 OT win over Oklahoma: “So when did the Rose Bowl turn into the college-football equivalent of the NBA All-Star Game?”
Hirsute Sharks star Joe Thornton lost a chunk of his prized beard when he came to blows with the Maple Leafs’ Nazem Kadri just two seconds into Thursday’s game.
Two minutes for clipping, anyone?
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• At TheKicker.com: “Giants considering anyone who’s ever met Belichick for head coach.”
• Jessica Tara Cox, newly married to Angels superstar and weather fanatic Mike Trout, tweeting about his obsession with the East Coast snowstorm: “He’s about one weather-map photo short of me muting his text-message alerts.”
• Brad Dickson of the Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald, on the DePaul basketball walk-on named Pantelis Xidias: “Everybody’s rooting for him to make it except the DePaul play-by-play guy.”
• Blogger TC Chong, on the expansion Las Vegas Knights’ 17-2-1 home record: “Does the policy of having the visiting team partake in the ‘two-drink minimum’ have anything to do with this?”
• Basketball broadcaster Gus Johnson, on the frigid temperatures in East Lansing, where he was calling the Michigan State-Maryland game: “So cold, folks, a guy could rob you with a bucket of water.”
• Greg Cote of The Miami Herald, after New York acquired Giancarlo Stanton to go with fellow slugger Aaron Judge: “In the Bronx, Yankees fans are partying like it’s 1927.”
• Jim Barach of WCHS-TV in Charleston, W.Va., on Alex Rodriguez’s reward for serving as the University of Miami’s commencement speaker: “An honorary degree in chemical engineering.”