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Jameis Winston Named AP Player Of The Year

The Winter of Winston continues for Florida State’s redshirt freshman quarterback.

Jameis Winston is The Associated Press national player of the year, adding to his cadre of postseason accolades. He’s this year’s Heisman Trophy winner, the Walter Camp national player of the year, the Davey O’Brien quarterback of the year and the Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year.

Rest In Peace, Yusef Lateef

Grammy-winning musician and composer Yusef Lateef, one of the first to incorporate world music into traditional jazz, has died. He was 93.

Lateef died Monday at his home in Shutesbury in western Massachusetts, according to the Douglass Funeral Home in Amherst.

Lateef, a tenor saxophonist known for his impressive technique, also became a top flutist. He was a jazz soloist on the oboe and played bassoon. He introduced different types of flutes and other woodwind instruments from many countries into his music and is credited with playing world music before it was officially named.

Macy’s Has A ‘Secret’ Black Santa Who Appears Only By Special Request

Macy’s has a special secret at its Herald Square location in New York City: a black Santa Claus who appears only by request.

Families who wish to see the secret Santa must ask for him when they reach the front of the line at Macy’s Santaland, WCBS-TV reported.

Many parents are unaware of his presence at the store, but Elizabeth Kittles is one mother who says she’s been taking her kids to see the secret Santa for the last decade.

“Bound” for Trouble?

Oh Yeezy.  Can you stay out of trouble, man?  Apparently not.  A member of an old-school soul singing group called Pandarosa Twins Plus One is crying foul over a sample of what he says is his voice in the rapper/wannabe fashion mogul’s latest hit.  And if you listen below, he might just have a point if Kim’s boo did not clear this sample.  **face plants**