Roundup: Morganna the Kissing Bandit, ESPN Gets the US Open & Video of an Inmate Knocking Out a Corrections Officer

tara connerTara Conner … can men be funny? … “Saudi religious police boss condemns Twitter users” … can’t believe someone paid this much for a topless painting of Bea Arthur … for fans of ‘How I Met Your Mother‘ … if you watched the Bachelor, maybe you care about Courtney Robertson walking around on the beach? … “Suspect Shoots Man, Climbs Firetruck Naked” … weirdo Kai is a suspect in a homicide? … here comes a Lifetime movie about Jody Arias … women drops purse, and the gun in her purse shot her friend in the leg … wild map of “the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries” …

Tremendous story about the Red Sox pitcher who keeps his best friend’s jersey in his locker. [MassLive]

Dustin Penner of the LA Kings had a stalker, had someone try to catfish him, and has three restraining orders against people. [Hot Clicks]

The US Open is headed to ESPN after a long, glorious run on CBS. [Sports Business Daily]

Back in February, we wrote about ESPN’s Jeannine Edwards getting engaged to Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer. Here’s their story. [CBS Sports]

Drew Rosenhaus, busted again by Yahoo doing shady things. [Yahoo Sports]

Orb is a heavy favorite at the Preakness. Fire up the Triple Crown talk! [Herald Leader]

Meet David Meltzer, the best wrestling reporter on the planet. [NYT]

Want to watch a video about Morganna the Kissing Bandit? [Roopstigo]

The Pistol, West Coast offense and RG3. [HTTR 24-7]

Game of Thrones & the NFL. [Chris Brockman]

Looking forward to the 30-for-30 on the Bad Boys. [Freep]

Tyrann Mathieu, a changed man? [NFL.com]

Some people still think the NBA is rigged against small markets. [Bloomberg]

The Minnesota Vikings have moved backup QB Joe Webb to receiver. [Star Tribune]

“MIT engineers have transformed bacterial cells into living calculators that can compute logarithms, divide, and take square roots, using three or fewer genetic parts.” [MIT News]

Injuries and egos ruined the NBA this year? Maybe injuries, but egos? [New Republic]

As far as TV pranks go, this one – stolen from Anchorman – ain’t bad at all. [via Chat Sports]


Inmate knocks out corrections officer. [via Adam]

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