Laura Vandervoort … “Guy crowned Miss Maryland” … Alex Trebek suffered a heart attack … how Indie films are doing in the theater this year … shout out to Joe Bucs Fan … Chinese soccer fan obsessed with Euro 2012 didn’t sleep for 11 days, and died … perhaps two of you will find this comical … Jessica Simpson tweeted this photo … the generation gap is back! … for fans of the old show, ‘Sports Night‘ … “School Sunscreen Ban Leaves Student Severely Sunburned” … Warren Buffett can’t stop buying newspapers … kid gets arm stuck in vending machine trying to steal a soda; firefighters had to be called …
Why the Red Sox had to trade Kevin Youkilis. [Globe]
Great read about MLB.com’s youth reporter. [Daily Daily News]
This is a helluva bowling story. [D Magazine]
Bastian Schweinsteiger, the talented German midfielder, may not play against Italy due to an ankle injury. [Guardian]
Sam Presti of the Thunder on the Phil Jackson rumors: “Rubbish.” [Oklahoman]
Can Justin Gatlin hang with Usain Bolt at the Olympics? [Washington Post]
“NFL free agents Hamza and Husain Abdullah are putting their football careers on hold — perhaps permanently — to pursue a higher calling.” [NFL.com]
Imagine the first homer of your MLB career being a walk-off 3-run job. Meet Derek Norris of the A’s. [Chronicle]
An attempt to rank the Top 40 college basketball announcers. [College Hoopedia]
Unreal R.A. Dickey stat prior to Sunday night’s game: “Opponents are batting just .111 in at-bats ending in a knuckleball at 78 MPH or faster and have struck out in 40 percent of their plate appearances.” [ESPN Stats]
“I got swag. What is drugs?” Ok! [via Hot Clicks]
Look at all these sharks eating a dead whale close to shore.
Dan LeBatard enjoyed Miami’s title.