The Roundup: A Planking Accident on a Golf Cart & a Baseball Trading Deadline Primer

Katy Perry … journalists need to build their own brands … Nancy Cartwright, who does the voice of Lisa Bart Simpson, gave the Church of Scientology $10 million one year … terrible story out of Texas … paralyzed at her bachelorette party, woman from North Carolina got married recently … duh: paywalls have been detrimental to traffic … is this really considered a prank? … the resurgence of the New York Times … this announcer thanked the Lord for his ‘smoking hot wife‘ … yes, that fact should probably have been disclosed … yet another Amy Winehouse link, this one about ectasy

Chicago Bulls fans will love to hear this: Nikola Mirotic, whom they traded for on draft night, set a scoring record at the U-20 Euro Championships in Spain. [Euroleague]

Love this SEC realignment post, which looks at the 2021 league title game … between Clemson and Texas A&M, played in Cowboys Stadium. [Saturday Down South]

In-depth breakdown of who (or what) everyone might be targeting in MLB free agency. [SI]

Desmond Allison, a sick high school athlete who played two seasons of basketball at Kentucky under Tubby Smith, was shot and killed yesterday in Ohio. [Kentucky Sports Radio]

Watch this female gas station clerk absorb a stun gun and then fight off a would-be robber. [ABC-15]

Here’s Lesley Visser’s wedding announcement from last weekend. [Vows]

But if you pay the college football players, they might form a union and strike! [Fox Sports]

Rajon Rondo admits what everyone speculated – the Celtics sorely lacked chemistry after Kendrick Perkins was traded. [Yahoo]

Another free agent primer. [LA Times]

Picking winners and losers in the NFL’s new labor deal. [Ashley Fox]

In China, there’s an Apple Store knockoff. [CNet]

Australian Rules Football, anyone? David Tyree is jealous of this catch. [via Hot Clicks]

This golf cart planking accident is a reason you shouldn’t be planking in the first place.

Everyone’s favorite National team player, Alex Morgan, flicked in a pretty sweet goal this weekend. [via Grant Wahl]

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