The Roundup: Kobe Bryant May Play For Virtus Bologna in Italy, Gisele's Awesome New Underwear Commercial & Too Fat to Be President?

Stacey Keibler … seven arrested in SAT cheating ring … L-word actress kisses a girl on a plane, gets escorted off … why scientists are smarter than politicians … South African beach closed due to shark sightings, man decides to swim anyway, loses legs to Great White Shark … Holly Madison has insured her breasts … Anna Farris: I’ve banged five guys … the truth about energy drinks … agents are pouncing on fashion bloggers … Rom-Coms that are secretly Sci-Fi movies … excited for Artie Lange’s radio show … will Floyd Mayweather ever learn how to park? …

Kobe Bryant to play in Italy? Sure sounds like it. More later. [AP]

A Butler basketball myth. [Indy Star]

The Phoenix Suns are looking for a social media sideline reporter. [Sports Business Daily]

Bubba Starling was cited for underage drinking at a random DUI checkpoint following the USC-Arizona St. game. [KC Star]

Lionel Messi is always the story in soccer, but at this moment, Carlos Tevez has topped him. [Independent]

Revisiting the 2009 Curtis Granderson trade, which helped the Tigers, Diamondbacks and Yankees. [Freep]

Seems like David Stern is trying to play the “there won’t be a season” card in hopes that the players will cave. [Yahoo Sports]

Matt Bryant, the Falcons kicker, had his golf clubs stolen during a Chinese food delivery. [AJC]

Delvon Roe, who at one point was one of the top recruits in the country, has ended his career at Michigan State due to a degenerative knee problem.[Detroit News]

Your Thursday night snoozer: Pittsburgh 44, South Florida 17. [Trib Review]

“A 68-year-old woman died Thursday night when she was intentionally hit by a car driven by her son as she was being loaded into an ambulance, police said.” [Statesman via Miggy Smalls]

Interesting look on the percentage of Top 100 recruits on Final Four teams over the last decade. [Real GM]

Jay Mariotti spoke about his E-book, in case you’re interested. [MediaBistro]

Chris Christie is too fat to be President, writes a columnist. [Washington Post]

Might be the dumbest thing I’ve seen someone attempt this week. [via Hot Clicks]

Gisele’s new commercial tells women that if you’ve maxed out your credit cards, make sure to relay this information to your husband while wearing lingerie. I agree.

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