Team Camaraderie: For the first time, an actual Pigskins player said he thought the team’s offensive name should “probably” be changed. +6

Refreeze Degrees: Bundle up, another polar vortex could be coming our way this month. -5

Miami Pride: The Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez donated fancy cleats to his old high school baseball team in Miami-Dade County. +2

More Pandamonium:If the opportunity to see the baby panda in the fur this weekend isn’t enough for you, you can also purchase a silver coin featuring Mei Xiang and Tian Tian. -2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 60 Today’s score: +1 Today’s Needle rating: 61