The Roundup: Watch a Puppy Play Dead, Butler Gets Transfer Rotnei Clarke & The Soccer Dive of the Year

Emmanuelle Chriqui … July was hot – for all 50 statesAziz is cool … I’d buy wine from this young lady … fantastic, must-read reporting in the New Yorker: the night the Navy Seals got Bin Laden … Reggie Bush’s girl (the Kim Kardashian look-alike) performed in Vegas … the Denver Mayor was the Broncos’ mascot in 1987, when Elway led them to the Super Bowl … what’s going on with Kings of Leon? … a bus idled for five hours with the dead driver inside … “Cops: Passed Out Dad Let 8-Year-Old Drive” …

A couple of Braylon Edwards’ boys allegedly got into a skirmish in Birmingham, and someone was left needing 14 stitches. [My Fox Detroit]

In 2012, Butler will have a lethal zone shooter in former Arkansas star Rotnei Clarke. [CBS Sports]

The 49ers have lost LB Manny Lawson to the Bengals. [Enquirer]

Texas A&M wins round one with the Longhorn Network over the airing of high school games. [San Antonio.com]

Versus will now be known as “NBC Sports Network.” [USA Today]

Yet another reason I didn’t like the Plaxico deal – he wanted to go to the Giants, but the Jets offered him more money. [NYDN]

Watch Kobe Bryant put a clown suit on Mike Wise at the :35 mark. [Bog]

Neat read about on-deck routines of baseball players. [WSJ]

Friday Night Lights the TV show is being made into a movie. The TV show, if you recall, was previously a movie and prior to that a book. [Deadline]

I was surprised to learn that more NBA players wear Peak sneakers than Converse. [Hoops Hype]

Are the Texas Rangers the team to beat in the AL? [Post]

Will Seattle miss Lofa Tatupu? Maybe, maybe not. But reporter Danny O’Neil will sure miss Tatupu. [Seattle Times]

Nice hands, wide receiver in the CFL.

Alex Morgan’s got skills.

This puppy playing dead will probably be the best thing you see on the internet today.

Strong contender for soccer’s dive of the year. [via Hot Clicks]

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