Christina Hendricks of Mad Men … hit on the head, shoved in a truck, and burned to death … Mary Louise-Parker seems nice … cool photos of a tiny Seattle apartment … newspaper tries to expose WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s game with the ladies … Kelly Shoppach of the Rays fails to break his bat over his knee … he’s 24, she’s 66 – only in Florida … meanwhile, in Chicago: “Cops to gangs: Stop the killing — or else ” … should planes have a ‘kids-only’ section? …
Michelle Wie won a golf tournament! That’s two for the 20-year-old. [Globe & Mail]
List of Emmy winners. [Emmys]
Mark Herzlich, the Boston College linebacker returning from a rare form of bone cancer, is one of the best stories in college football this season. [NYDN]
The Bengals cut Antonio Bryant, but paid him $6.95 million even though he never played a down in Cincinnati. That number could still go up. [Enquirer]
“Speaking of fairness, what’s fair about charging somebody $50 a year for making less than that, which is likely the case with most bloggers?” [Inquirer]
Reporter spends all day with Rutgers football coach Greg Schiano, starting at 7 am. [Courier News]
Baseball fans won’t like this Dan LeBatard line: ‘This sport, from its strikes to its steroids, is stacked atop lies.” [Herald]
How bad of a run have the Pacers off-the-court in the last few years? Brandon Rush was suspended five games for violating the league’s drug policy. [Indy Star]
UNC star Marvin Austin breaks his silence … on Facebook. [News & Observer]
Obama with some humor: “I can’t spend all of my time with my birth certificate plastered on my forehead.” [Politico]
The guy who sounded some early warnings about how Stephen Strasburg’s delivery could lead to an injury. [Daily News]
Oakland fans, week one at Tennessee will be difficult: QB Jason Campbell’s wrist is hurt, and RB Michael Bush’s thumb needs surgery. [Tribune]
Perhaps the best dancing dog video we’ve ever seen.
Old, but impressive nonetheless.