Selita Ebanks … RIP Sherman Hemsley, aka, George Jefferson … gun sales up in Colorado since theater shooting … “An Inquiry Into the Very Public Private Marriage of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise” … the best tacos in Los Angeles, in slideshow form! … “Will Banning Guns Prevent Another Aurora? … high school coach alleged to have changed grades to keep kids eligible … I avoid Walmart, so I never have to deal with this crap: “Man misfires gun in Walmart checkout line” … Christian Bale went to visit some of the shooting victims in Colorado … Jack Daniels gives obscure author huge shot of publicity … Penn State loses State Farm as a sponsor ….
Cole Hamels is staying in Philadelphia: 6 years, $144 million. [USA Today]
The 50 Best Looking People on Capitol Hill. [The Hill]
Olympic medal projections, anyone? [Sports Myriad]
Columnist panicking about the Bulls because Asik, Korver and Watson are gone. Yes, really. [Sun-Times]
What life is like for North Carolina’s newest assistant coach, Hubert Davis. [CBS Sports]
Creative: What LeBron’s gmail inbox looks like. [Grantland]
Boy did MLB’s twitter account botch the Ryan Dempster trade. [Chicago Sports Media Watch]
The secret to Olympic gymnasts sticking? Honey, among other things. [WSJ]
Remember when everyone loved the Marlins in Spring Training? [Herald]
The Pirates traded for pitcher Wandy Rodriguez. But they also lost their 2nd straight game to fall 2.5 back of the Reds in the Central. Sixty-eight games left! [Post-Gazette]
Why Batman was disarmed in 1939. [New Yorker]
Not the best “trick shot” ever, but certainly not the worst.
Shark scares the heck out of human. [via Salty Shores]
Gotta have a cool wife to pull this off. [via Hot Clicks]
Just-released video footage from 2006 of a killer whale dragging its trainer underwater.