The Replay: McAfee, Peyton, Lance & More

This Week’s Trending Sports Shorts
Today we’re debuting The Replay, your weekly roundup of the best, worst, and just plain offbeat stories in the sports realm. They’ll always be local; they may be national or even global. But we trust they’ll all be worth your timeout.
» Is This the Right Direction?
Colts punter Pat McAfee finally out-kicks his coverage:

» Oh, Irish
Notre Dame freshman wide receiver Justin Brent got the TMZ treatment when he showed up to a New York Knicks game Wednesday with an adult film star at his side. By Thursday, a bedroom selfie of Brent, a former standout for the Speedway Sparkplugs, and Lisa Ann, who gained famed for playing a Sarah Palin-esq character, showed up on Deadspin.
» Hoo-Hoo-Who?
Don’t look now, but Indiana University running back Tevon Coleman is quietly making a name for himself with Heisman watchers.
» Manning Face

On Sunday Peyton Manning set the NFL’s all-time passing touchdown record. Five days later, after leading his team to a 35-21 win over San Diego, the Denver quarterback scolded the Broncos’ scoreboard operator for featuring footage of his Chargers counterpart. “I’ve got a problem with our scoreboard operator,” Manning said. “I’ve got to have a little talk with him.”
» Good Lance

The Charlotte Hornets’ big off-season acquisition Lance Stephenson treated some of his old Pacers mates to dinner this week.
» Now Read This
Grantland’s Carl Schrenck dives into the 40-year-old story of a Soviet swimming champ who rescued dozens in a trolleybus disaster.