Ashley Benson … Jessica Simpson’s got some strong legs … Charles Barkley picked up Jay Cutler’s check at a Steakhouse … the “fantasy slut league” at a high school in California … “Newsnight journalist warned of BBC Savile scandal” … guy clearly seeking publicity goes public that he’s dating Lindsay Lohan … “Killington Ski Lift to be Powered by Cow Poop” … Stanford vs. Cal, college newspaper battle! … Emily VanCamp is in GQ … “‘Wire’ actor to direct movie on Globe’s church exposé” … Murdoch might buy the LA Times … don’t let your kids drink Monster Energy …
San Francisco Giants 9, St. Louis Cardinals 0. The World Series is set: Giants vs. Tigers. [Mercury News]
Chris Thompson, Florida State’s leading rusher, is out for the season due to an ACL tear. [Nole Sports.com]
The Leeds soccer fan who attacked a goalie during a match over the weekend? Four months in jail. [Goal.com]
Did you watch Doug Gottlieb’s debut show last night? If not, it’s on at midnight (EST) on CBS Sports Network. [Oklahoman]
Jay Cutler “proves toughness” by returning to MNF in Bears’ 13-7 win over the Lions. [Sun-Times]
Here’s a Q&A with Mike Tirico, who defends Jon Gruden, not surprisingly. [Sherman Report]
Dan Shulman is staying at ESPN. [SI]
Some guy stole 1.6 million in chips from the Venetian. [CBS Las Vegas]
What’s wrong with Pac-12 basketball? [ESPN the Mag]
Why isn’t ESPN using the stat it created, QBR? [Classical]
Here’s NBC’s college basketball’s schedule for the season. [Sports Media News]
This 600-pound black marlin did some serious damage.
The trailer for Iron Man 3 looks awesome.
A “junk punch” caught on camera. [via Hot Clicks]
Have a feeling the Allison Brie fans in the house will enjoy this. [via Cartmaniak]