Roundup: The Office is Ending, US Open Referee Charged with Murder & Judge Says Poker is Not Gambling

Lucy Pinder … the worst of day care: these idiots encouraged 3-year-olds to fight … couple dives in water to save dog, but drown; dog survives … “Topless babysitter arrested for child neglect” … Tony Scott’s family says he did not have inoperable brain cancerJimmy Kimmel is moving up to 11:30 pm starting in January … Newsweek has some problems … look, a Perfect Strangers video game70-year-old US Open ref kills 80-year-old husband … “chaos” on the Today show … why is this man still in jail? … man in handcuffs in back of police car is shot and killed; death ruled a homicide? …

Valedictorian says “hell” in her speech, and now her high school won’t give her a diploma. [KFOR]

Dez Wells, the best returning player on Xavier, has been expelled from school. [Cincinnati.com]

Can Obama win over the millionaires? [New Yorker]

“Forty-one consecutive winning hands later, the 14 players had racked up more than $1.5 million in winnings — surrounded by casino security convinced they had cheated but unable to prove how.” [AP]

Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason. Smart. [Star Trib]

A judge says poker is not gambling under a federal law. [WSJ]

Josiah Turner, the troublesome Arizona point guard, is taking his talents to … Hungary. [Daily Wildcat]

Garry Kasparov wrote an editorial about Pussy Riot. [Moscow Times]

The Office is ending next season. [Hollywood Reporter]

The Red Sox will be fine … as soon as Beckett and Valentine are gone. [Globe]

Daniele De Rossi is staying with Roma. [Guardian]

Enes Kanter has “forgotten how to play” says a former coach in Turkey who knows Kanter well. [Ballin in Europe]

Warren Sapp went on the Howard Stern show this week. [Joe Bucs Fan]

The Pittsburgh Steelers sang Call Me Maybe. [via 96.1 Kiss]

The Top 10 game-winning shots of 2012. [via the Hoop Doctors]

Floyd Mayweather is counting stacks on his private jet. [via Herbie]

Congrats to Michael Strahan on his new job. This is his finest interview ever. [via Hot Clicks]

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