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The Detroit Lions, whose longtime place-kicker Jason Hanson recently retired, have signed another kicker that will compete for his job next season. He's a 245-pound guy with a powerful left foot named Havard Rugland and he's from Norway. But that's not the most interesting part of this story.
The Lions discovered him on YouTube. Rugland became a viral video star when he posted this four-minute clip of himself nailing some unbelievable kicks.
Vanderbilt University - During a Q&A session, a noticeably nervous Michael Pollack stood up and asked "his childhood idol" if he could play "New York State of Mind" onstage with him. "I would accompany you, that is," he said. Joel paused before saying, "OK". Pollack said, "It was probably the greatest moment of my life, up to date."