Roundup: Obama on the Kiss Cam, Joey Votto Needs Surgery & Needles Found in Airline Food

Nikki Reed … the world’s most annoying bird-watcherMaria Menounos on the beach, in a bikini … if you’re into journalism, you’ll cringe at this … warning: Sad, gruesome story … movie buffs: agree or disagree with this piece on millennials and old movies? … Jennifer Lopez reportedly wanted a raise on American Idol, so the show dumped herthe Republican readers will love this Al Franken piece … “Needles found in sandwiches on four U.S.-bound Delta flights” … neat data on the police, guns & NYCMark Zuckerberg got a 1 percent mortgage because he’s “low risk” … 17 injured in shooting at Alabama bar

Stephen A. Smith had the stupidest take of all on Jeremy Lin, and it got ripped to shreds. [LoHud]

Matt Forte of the Bears signed a 4-year, $32 million contract. [Sun-Times]

Knee surgery will sideline Joey Votto of the Reds for 3-4 weeks. [Cincinnati.com]

It would be easiest if the NCAA just kicked Penn State out of the NCAA. [Athletic Scholarships]

If Dan Wetzel is writing about Penn State, you should be reading it. [Yahoo]

“We don’t know if he fell. There’s no guarantee he’s actually on the mountain. Alaska’s a very unforgiving country.” [The Daily]

“Report” claimed Maryland AD Kevin Anderson was close to getting the Stanford gig. Then he denied it all. [Chronicle, Post]

The woman who stood up to Joe Paterno. [CNN]

ESPN will be paying $80 million a year for the Rose Bowl. [SBJ]

Jeff Pearlman thinks Joe Posnanski should scrap his book on  Joe Paterno. [Blog]

Nice summer league recap of the time Austin Rivers met Damian Lillard. [Blazer’s Edge]

Wait, Phil Jackson is thinking about joining the Blazers – ! – in a non-coaching role? [Oregonian]

Mike & Mike are going to be hosting an NFL highlights show that you obviously won’t watch. [B&C]

Delonte West attempted to throw a baseball at a charity game recently. [via Herbie]

A nice football play here from our friends to the North. [via Hot Clicks]

Obama on the kiss cam!

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