Roundup: Police Clash with Crowd in Anaheim, the Oakland A's Are Hot & US Women's Olympic Soccer Team Sings 'Party in the USA'

Demi Lovato … three men who died in the Colorado theater shooting took bullets for their girlfriendshouse for sale just off the 18th hole at St. Andrewssingle-car accident in San Antonio killed 11Bohemian Rhapsody – Vocals Only” … the death of SEO …  George Costanza had some deep thoughts on gun control of assault weapons … sexual assault victim, unhappy with lenient sentence for her attackers, named them in tweets … the Times wrote about social kissing … really, really sad story out of Chicago … Tony Robbins acolytes burned badly walking across hot coals … dude broke into homes to view porn … best thing I read all weekend

After sweeping the Yankees this weekend, Oakland is 14-2 in July. [Mercury News]

Joe Posnanski’s book on Joe Paterno continues to get the treatment. [Times]

No surprise: Phil Knight is named the most influential person in sports in Oregon. [Oregonian]

Cool look back at the 2002 Under-18 basketball team, which was led by Carmelo Anthony. [NYT]

Some handy charts on the decline of violence and gun ownership in the US. [MonkeyCage]

Jaguars cornerback will be rooting on his wife at the Olympics. [Times-Union]

An update on the MLB media rights negotiations. [Sports Business Daily]

Eric Davis wants to remind people he was very, very fast. [Cincinnati.com]

Bibi Jones, the porn star who used to “date” Rob Gronkowski, has given up adult films. [Houston Press]

Remember the arrest of NFL player Aaron Berry from the weekend? A blogger claims he was the victim. [Phins Fever]

OJ Mayo says he’d like to give point guard a shot with the Mavericks. [Star Telegram]

The Pittsburgh Pirates have won five in a row, and are only 1/2 game back of Cincinnati in the NL Central. [Tribune Review]

Arizona Senator Russell Pearce Blames Aurora Victims, Then Blames Gun Control, For Massacre. [TPM]

Barry Larkin was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame over the weekend. [AP]

US Women’s Olympic soccer team sings, “Party in the USA.” [via Bill Voth]

This police encounter with an “unruly crowd” – the anchor’s words, not mine – over the weekend in Anaheim will probably be a big deal.

Batman does the weather. The Batman here is a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. [via CFB Section]

Because you want to see it first!

Like and follow The Big Lead today!