Here's what everyone is talking about at the water cooler today. 


It’s a long-standing tradition in the NBA (National Basketball Association) that rookies execute various duties for veteran players. What happens when they don’t oblige? Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown found out when his teammate and leading vote getter for the all-star game, Giannis Antetokounmpo, filled his Mercedes SUV with popcorn. At least the prank doubled as a snack. VIDEO


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We’re you up late to witness the thrilling overtime win by Alabama over Georgia in the College Football National Championship Game? You weren’t alone. Ratings for the title game were up 12% from last year’s finals, with over 30 million people catching a glimpse of greatness. 


You've probably heard enough about the game by now but here's a breakdown in case you want a little more. 


Coaches’ corner

The relationship between South and North Korea took a big step forward with North Korea agreeing to send athletes and a cheering squad of high-ranking officials to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. The games, which start in less than a month, mark the return of North Korea to the Winter Games after a boycott of the 2014 Sochi Games.