Roundup: Alex Burrows is a Hero, a Story About ESPN's Dari Nowkhah & Crazy Scene in Atlanta IHOP

Blake Lively … graphic video of a man being shot in the streets of Brooklyn … the new actress on Gossip Girl was in Esquire … a book club for people who read the New Yorker … surprising and disturbing federal justice report on the police in New Orleans … Laura Croft in Vegas … headline: “Man Arrested In Raiders Jacket, G-String” … man in Hummer deliberately drives over ducks … scum of the earth: Steals $7 million from elderly, gives it to exotic dancers … “Men’s bodies found buried in Gary manure pile” … stashing your heroin in your son’s toy bag while he’s with you? Weak … gas prices climbed .06 overnight in Michigan …

Vancouver 2, Chicago 1 in overtime on an Alex Burrows goal. Video after the jump. [Sun]

These guys think Kentucky has four of the top 22 high school recruits in the class of 2011. [Scout]

Former Notre Dame star and NFL All-Pro Todd Lyght is now an intern for the Oregon Ducks’ football team. [Register Guard]

I don’t like the Red Sox, nor have I ever liked Jason Varitek, but this is a really good read. [Globe]

Everything you wanted to know about Sportscenter anchor Dari Nowkhah, who, amazingly, is only 34 years old. [Tulsa World]

Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 2 in an anticlimactic game 7. [Philly Daily News]

Janoris Jenkins passed on the NFL to stay at Florida, but he was kicked off the team following his latest arrest for weed. He’s expected to enter the supplemental draft. [Palm Beach Post]

Nice read about Robert Lipsyte, the longtime sports writer. [Daily Beast]

Carl Lewis hasn’t lived in New Jersey long enough to run for political office. [WSJ]

Man on crutches escapes police outside courthouse. [Sun Times]

The IRS says Marshall Faulk owes them $105,000 in back taxes. [Detroit News]

Breaking down what every team in the AFC needs in the NFL draft. [NYT]

Charles Barkley working out with some strong women in Atlanta.

This guy really takes his Denver Nuggets seriously, huh? [via Hot Clicks]

Bad, bad giveaway in your own end, Chris Campoli. [Tribune]

Nothing good happens after 3 am at IHOP (or Denny’s for that matter). [via Bubba]

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