Roundup: Lance Armstrong Stripped of Tour de France Titles, How the Swamp Was Named & Fab Melo Broke a Folding Chair

Ashley Greene … does Tequilla make us crazy? … which sports owners donate money to the Republicans and Democrats? … the longest Venus and Serena story ever … “Fans possibly exposed to rabies from bats at Ravens stadium” … read an Olympic memo the Wall Street Journal sent to its staff … this man was storing three million bees in his home … “The value of homepages is shifting from traffic-driver to brand” …

High school’s virtual powerhouse. Terrific read. [SI.com]

This is a rather biting review of Joe Posnanski’s book on Paterno. [Salon]

Really well done story on Jerry Colangelo and USA Basketball. [Harvard Business Review]

Lance Armstrong, after being stripped of his Tour de France titles, released a statement that nobody cares about. [AP]

What a dumb column: Denard Robinson’s legacy rests on the Alabama game. [Dennis Dodd]

Very cool story about how The Swamp got its name. [Gator Zone]

Mark Kiszla must have finally got around to paying close attention: The Broncos aren’t that good. [Post]

If you liked Omar on the Wire, you’ll love this story. [NJ.com]

Nine potential candidates to be the next Houston Astros manager. [CBS Sports]

Sam Hurd, former NFL receiver, can’t stay out of handcuffs. [Tribune]

Tom Tupa, a former NFL punter, is getting workman’s comp for an injury he suffered during warm-ups with the Redskins. [Wash Post]

They already love Melvin Ingram in San Diego. [Union Tribune]

Here’s one guy’s list of the best junior NFL prospects in the SEC. [Miami Dolphins Draft]

Derrick Nix of Michigan State used to be portly; now, he’s gone vegetarian. [CBS Sports]

Woman, with a child in her arms, accidentally walks onto the subway tracks. [via Barstool Sports]

Fab Melo breaks a folding chair.

Coaches vs. players water balloon fight.

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