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In this week’s ICYMI, we explore the life of an often traded NHL player, the fallout from the NFC Championship game’s onside kick, Will Smith and why Google will bring about the Robot Apocalypse.

Sports

On Monday Morning Quarterback, former Green Bay tight end, Brandon Bostick, explains the fallout from his botched play in the NFC Championship, and how it has affected him: http://mmqb.si.com/2015/02/26/brandon-bostick-nfc-championship-game-onside-kick/

Bleacher Report’s Dave Lozo talks to oft-traded ex-NHLer Mike Sillinger about the effect of a mid-season trade: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2379578-mike-sillinger-discusses-what-its-like-to-be-traded-mid-season-eight-times

Frank Fitzpatrick of the Philadelphia Inquirer remembers Hank Gathers, a Philadelphia and Loyola Marymount basketball star who died on the court 25 years ago this week: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/colleges/20150304_Fallen_star__25_years_ago__Hank_Gathers_died_on_the_court.html

Video Games

Andres Nelitz at Kotaku show us a tech demo that makes you excited about the future of computer graphics: http://kotaku.com/this-is-not-a-real-apartment-1689116699

Kotaku’s Nathan Ditum writes an interesting article on why people are passionate about a series’ story: http://kotaku.com/why-people-get-so-worked-up-about-canon-1688856413

Movies

With Will Smith’s latest disappointing opening, the Washington Post’s Emily Yahr explores what it means to be an A-list actor or actress: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2015/03/03/not-even-will-smith-can-open-a-movie-anymore-so-what-defines-the-a-list-today/

Technology

Matt McFarland of the Washington Post shares the reason Google is inching us closer to Skynet: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2015/02/25/googles-artificial-intelligence-breakthrough-may-have-a-huge-impact-on-self-driving-cars-and-much-more/

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