The Roundup: Jay Mariotti Court Appearance Day, Fantasy Football Rules & Death on Jaws Beach

Rachel Bilson … thwarting dirty politics … tough times for Ashton and Demi “One-Legged Driver Escapes From Deputies After Crash” … the foodiest town in America? Boulder, Coloradoman allegedly stabs his brother over clothes … woman in bikini arrested for taking tractor for a ride … three years in jail for stealing hotel towels (in Nigeria) … social unrest! … cooking is now a moderate form of exercise? … Freida Pinto’s GQ spread is must-see … and Malin Akerman in Details isn’t bad either … here’s a pretty solid profile of VP Joe BidenStewart & Colbert to host rallies …

Great, behind-the-scenes read on the Packers chasing Randy Moss a few years ago. Favre retired the day after Moss re-signed with the Patriots. [National Football Post]

West Virginia fan passes away, but makes sure the funeral services don’t conflict with the Mountaineers game. [Post & Courier]

Another great recruiting get for Brian Kelly at Notre Dame. Irish could finish with a Top 5 class. [Trib]

Boat breaks down off a place called “Jaws Beach.” Two of the five guys try to swim to shore. Neither is found. A shark is caught a week later, and inside its belly was arms and legs … of one of the guys who tried to swim to shore. [NYT]

Whitlock says that the Clinton Portis comments about Ines Sainz were common sense. [Fox Sports]

Jackson Jeffcoat, son of the former Cowboys’ defensive end, is already having an impact with the Longhorns. [Statesman]

Bruce Pearl must go? He was so close to the Final Four last year. [CBS Sports]

ESPN’s Pat Forde spends some time – a week, actually – with Mack Brown in Texas. [ESPN]

Norman Chad on how fantasy football has skewed our viewing experience. [Chronicle]

What the hell is wrong with people in Vancouver? Kid takes photos of a gang rape and posts them on facebook. [Sun]

What the hell is wrong with people in Vancouver, Washington? The woman who said someone threw acid in her face admitted to police it was a hoax. [CNN]

On Ines Sainz: “We shouldn’t harass a woman in a strip club, let alone a night club, newsroom or a locker room. We have to get past this idea that only a certain kind of woman should be subject to harassment.” [Post Bourgie]

Are the Nets and 76ers in the mix for ‘Melo? Not buying it. [CBS Sports]

Dustin Keller is happy he’s not this guy. [via Hot Clicks]

The preview for “Fighter” …

… which is based on Mickey Ward, seen here in an epic round against Arturo Gatti.

Random, but come on, this is great.

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