Selita Ebanks … bacon prices set to soar! … weekend leftover: a photo of Redman buying fireworks … here’s Frank Rich’s first offering at NY Magazine … Elizabeth Hurley is joining Gossip Girl … pretty sad story: “Recovering N.J. alcoholics killed by suspected drunk driver in Pennsylvania” … two men shot on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City … Charlie Sheen roast to go head-to-head with Ashton Kutcher’s CBS debut … I’m 100% certain you’ll laugh … monkey takes camera, then takes photos of himself … why not revisit this 1994 story in the New Yorker on Chloe Sevigny? …
Say it with me: Everyone cheats, but not everyone gets caught. What went down at Kean University is pathetic, especially when you consider it’s Division III and the women’s hoops team. [Star Ledger]
In the 18-49 demo, Jon Stewart topped Jay Leno in the second quarter. Leno had won that demo for the last 10 years. [Media Life Magazine]
Somewhat fascinating story where the Colts’ Robert Mathis, a blogger, twitter and Len Pasquarelli are intertwined. [18to88]
Former Georgia football coach Jim Donnan and his wife filed for bankruptcy. [AJC]
Here’s pinup Jamie Edmondson offering her thoughts on some of the worst ceremonial 1st pitches. [Playboy, NSFW]
Rich Rod’s McMansion in Michigan is up for sale. [Ann Arbor.com]
So now the Mets’ plan might be to overpay for Jose Reyes? Wonderful. If this is a ploy to jack up his trade value, well done, Mets. [Post]
“Ohio is issuing about twice as many handicapped-parking placards as a decade ago, an increase that reflects the state’s aging population.” Ohio is the new Florida. [Dispatch]
Jeff Halpern is returning to the Caps, which must make his former cheerleader wife thrilled. [Bog]
Gotta love the fact that DeMarcus Cousins picked up a tech in a summer league basketball game. [Afro.com]
A dust storm overwhelmed Phoenix yesterday.
At the 2:15 mark, watch Roberto Nelson shatter a backboard. Then, wait to see how bloody his face is from the glass.
Well, this is pretty ridiculous.
Here are some highlights from USA 107, Lithuania 105 in overtime at the FIBA Under-19 World Championships. Jeremy Lamb scored 35 points to lead the US, and Florida’s Patric Young caps the highlights with a monster dunk over Torontos’ 2012 No. 1 draft pick, Jonas Valanciunas (30 points, 15 rebounds). According to USA coach Paul Hewitt, the kid on
Lithuania Croatia who has been a major surprise is 17-year-old Dario Saric. Hewitt compared him to a young Dirk. The US is playing Croatia right now (follow the box score here).