Which Celebrity Collided Better with a Christmas Tree?

If only this were an annual winter sport!

A playful tiff between two commentators on TNT’s Inside the NBA led to an epic collision with a Christmas tree Thursday.

Them's Fighting Words: See PEOPLE.com's Turbulent Top Stories of the Week

It wasn’t pretty!

From fighting words to (alleged) actual fighting, it was a week of showdowns here on PEOPLE.com, as four of the five stories that got the strongest reaction from readers involved some kind of trouble.

Luckily, in the middle of it all, Piper Perabo was there to give us something we could love unequivocally.

Below, check out the top five stories on PEOPLE.com this week, as judged by the number of clicks on the emoticons. And let us know what you think of every story by clicking on the icons at the bottom.

Freddie Prinze Jr: 'I Just Wanted to Quit the Business' After Working with Kiefer Sutherland

Alhough Freddie Prinze Jr. progressed from teen hits like She’s All That and I Know What You Did Last Summer in the 1990s to a role in the TV thriller 24 in 2010, apparently he couldn’t leave the high school-style drama behind.

According to Prinze, working with Kiefer Sutherland on the popular show nearly led him to quit acting altogether.

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Kiefer Sutherland Is Not Dating Sofia Karstens

Kiefer Sutherland is still an eligible bachelor.

The 24: Live Another Day star, 47, is not dating actress Sofia Karstens, his rep tells PEOPLE, while a source adds that the two have gone out “once or twice, but there’s nothing more to it.”

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Kiefer Sutherland Dating Sofia Karstens

Does Kiefer Sutherland have a new leading lady?

He’s dating actress Sofia Karstens, a source tells PEOPLE exclusively.

“They are really happy together,” the source says. However, a different source tells PEOPLE that the pair “went out a couple of times but they are not dating.”

Regardless, Sutherland and Karstens have been spending a lot of time together, including a trip to New York City where Sutherland, 47, promoted 24: Live Another Day.

Yvonne Strahovski Fans, Unite! This Is Your Night!

Yvonne Strahovski appears in two shows Monday night. Isn’t that wonderful? It is if you happen to be a Strahovski enthusiast, as I am.

It may even be more wonderful if you don’t know her yet, and take the opportunity to watch FOX’s 24: Live Another Day, premiering at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and the second of two back-to-back episodes of FX’s Louie, which begins a new season at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Forgoes Pants for Award Acceptance

Benedict Cumberbatch proves there’s an upside to accepting an award via satellite – wearing what you want from the waist down!

The British actor, 37, won the U.K. National Television Award for best TV detective for his portrayal of a brilliant and lovably-sociopathic Sherlock Holmes in the hit BBC television series Sherlock on Thursday, but accepted his award from Los Angeles.

Kiefer Sutherland Has a Talent for Rodeo

"One of the things I use to do a lot to relax was rodeo. I use to do team roping. I rodeoed with the U.S. team champions – and I went to their finals in 1994 and 1996. I did most of my stuff out west. I would run a circuit from middle of Texas from far east [and] I would go all the way to California."

QUOTED: What if Ben Stiller Had Been a 'Lost Boy'?

"Last time I saw a room full of so many talented faces was when I auditioned for The Lost Boys … It was between me, and Kiefer [Sutherland], and the two Corey’s [Haim and Feldman]. "

• Ben Stiller jokes about when he was young at the 12th Annual HollywoodLife Young Hollywood Awards in L.A. Thursday, adding “young now means that you’re 10-years old.”
– Reagan Alexander

Report: Shirtless Kiefer Sutherland Escorted from London Strip Club

Kiefer Sutherland started the night having drinks at a hotel bar – but by 4 a.m., the 24 star was photographed shirtless and stumbling on a London street.

According to reports, the actor was spotted drinking wine at the Covent Garden Hotel bar with a friend, where he stayed until 2 a.m. Next, he was driven to a nearby strip club, Stringfellow’s Gentlemen’s Club. Around 4 a.m., paparazzi captured the actor, who had since removed his shirt, being escorted out of the club by bouncers who held him in a headlock.

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