Roundup: Andrew Wiggins Joins the Class of 2013, RIP Emanuel Steward & an Amazing Tennis Shot

Jessica Pare from Mad Men … this guy sued his wife for being ugly, and won … teaching NBA players how to shoot is a great job … “Officer Held in Plot to Cook Women and Eat Them” … Amazon suffered its first quarterly loss in four years … RIP Emanuel Steward .. another teacher/student hook up in Ohio Tennessee … sounds like a cool haunted house … “The creepy, dangerous ideology behind Silicon Valley’s Cult of Disruption” … chicken joint robbed by man with sword … UConn basketball: 11 percent graduation rate …

Doug Martin, the Tampa rookie, had his breakout game: 214 total yards, two TDs in a mildly surprising 36-17 win over Minnesota. [Tampa Bay Times]

Andrew Wiggins, the best high school basketball player in the country – regardless of class – will graduate in 2013 instead of 2014. [USA Today Sports]

Ratings for College Football Gameday are slightly down this year, from 1.7 to 1.6. [Oklahoman]

In 2012, a lot of college football coaches are getting aggressive and going for it on 4th down. [Trib Live]

“The friction with Rondo began in 2009 when Rivers and Celtics president Danny Ainge proposed a trade that would have sent Allen and Rondo to Phoenix for Amare Stoudemire, Leandro Barbosa and the 14th overall pick in the 2010 draft.” [Herald]

Might be the best thing I’ve read on Justin Verlander. [Men’s Journal]

The history of Sports Betting. Fun stuff. [Sporting News]

“While many of the nation’s major-college athletics programs are struggling to support themselves financially, the NCAA not only is providing more assistance to schools than ever but also accumulating money as never before.” [Indy Star]

The fawning Bill Snyder will continue to be churned out until he loses a game. [KC Star]

MLB is making mad loot for commercials during the World Series! Ignore the bad ratings. [Ad Week]

The Mavericks have suspended Delonte West. Again. Looks like he’s done in Dallas. [ESPN Dallas]

Legalize it, America. [Yahoo Sports]

The best in internet fail in September. [via Cartmaniak]

This behind-the-back tennis shot is one of the best I’ve seen this year. [via Hot Clicks]

If you listen closely, it sounds like a guy is shouting “white power.” [via Guyism]

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