Vanessa Hudgens … good list of college football writers to follow on twitter … “Wells Fargo fires Des Moines worker for laundromat incident 49 years ago” … actor from Walking Dead arrested for DUI … cramming for the LSAT could boost your IQ … “Republican Congressional Candidate Says ‘Holocaust Never Happened‘” … there’s a video games journalism class at the University of Iowa … Q&A with the Newsroom’s Margaret Judson … Donald Trump went all in on Ariana Huffington … the Patriot News will only print three days a week starting in January … deaf “Preschooler Asked to Change the Sign for His Name in School” … very good read on Ann Romney’s speech last night … “RNC Attendee Allegedly Threw Nuts At Black CNN Camerawoman, Said ‘This Is How We Feed Animals’” … terrible robbery story in DC …
Stephen Strasburg was shelled and the Nationals have lost five in a row. [Post]
Nobody recruits like Alabama’s Nick Saban. [WSJ]
What are the highest rated college football TV markets on ESPN since 2000? [Front Row]
Not surprisingly, failed drug tests are what ended the Tennessee career of Da’Rick Rogers. [Tennessean]
The Angels had the 24th and 25th pick in the 2009 draft. They took Mike Trout 25th. Who’d they take 24th? [OC Register]
How will college football pick a 4-team playoff selection committee? [SI]
“New Genitalia-Headed Fish Is Evolutionary Mystery.” [National Geographic]
The San Francisco Giants are using Guillermo Mota, a pitcher who has been twice suspended for PED use. [Mercury News]
Greatest fails in the month of August. The motorcycle moment at 4:00 is terrifying.
Koala Bear on land sees people on a kayak, swims out to say hello. [via Cartmaniak]
Very cool Kobe/Jordan video mashup.