Roundup: Taiwanese Dad Drops Daughter to Try and Catch Foul Ball, Erin Andrews Visits SAE at West Virginia & Video Inside the Monument During the Earthquake

Ashley Greene … “Americans fail to appreciate local papers” … can’t believe Tumblr got $85 million in funding … did Houston cops eat pot brownies? … this could impact your birthday: there’s a helium shortage … Menupages was purchased for $15 million … so Facebook is going to start backing political candidates? … “Couple caught having sex on cricket pitch” … the creator of Doritos has died … message in a bottle: He sent out 4,800 messages and got 3,100 responses …

In case you’ve been wondering what former Kansas coach Mark Mangino has been up to. [Capital Journal]

The Angels were eliminated from playoff contention with a 4-3 loss last night. [LA Times]

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari are “working it out.” Whatever that means. [People]

Here’s another really good read about Dick Vitale. [Star-Ledger]

Hey Toledo – give it up. The refs screwed up, but nothing (sadly) will be changed. [LA Times]

If Mindy Kaling is writing about anything, you should read it. [New Yorker]

Really? The Terry Francona era could be coming to an end in Boston because of this September collapse? [Telegram]

So what’s up with the Notre Dame offense? [Pre Snap Read]

Not the first time this has been floated: Relegation in college sports? [Grantland]

SEC fans: Here’s your Texas A&M primer. [Birmingham News]

Here’s video from inside the Monument when that earthquake hit in August. You can fast-forward to 1:40.

So, uh, this happened.

Ouch. [via Hot Clicks]

Watch as this idiotic fan drops his kid while trying to catch a fly ball. Wait for the :35 mark when the cameras catch the look his wife gives him. Dude’s going to catch a beating at home. [via Michelle Steele]

Erin Andrews visited the SAE house at West Virginia over the weekend. Not entirely sure why.

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