Roundup: Sydney Leroux in the ESPN Body Issue, Gambling Bust in New Jersey & Watch an Unruly Passenger Get Arrested and Taken Off a Flight

rachel-bilsonRachel Bilson … mandatory reading for Huey Lewis fanspork-laced bullets? … bear breaks into Knoxville zoo … big TV deal between Kansas and ESPN …”Doritos Locos Taco Wrapped in a Cheesy Layer of Bacon” … a sex manual from 1680 with laugh-out-loud NSFW funny photos … that’s a big, scary wasp nest … huge gambling bust in New Jersey … terrible story of 14-year-old dying on the Texas Tech campus playing hide-and-seek … “Italian ex-PM Berlusconi sentenced in Ruby sex case” … Wisconsin: Man pleads guilty to sex with sofaValedictorian vanishes while hiking with his family in EcuadorWendy Davis is a hero this morning Nationally, but especially in Texas …

High school basketball coach comes out of the closet to his team. [MSG Varsity]

As I said yesterday on this podcast, I think C.J. McCollum of Lehigh reminds me of Damian Lillard. [Yahoo Sports]

A very, very long story on the Boston Marathon bombing. [GQ]

All the Aaron Hernandez case documents have been sealed. How long until the media tries to get that overturned? [AP]

Is anyone going to see Terry Bradshaw in Las Vegas this weekend? [Review Journal]

The best thing Seth Davis does every year for SI – scouts weigh in on top NBA draft prospects. [Sports Illustrated]

“Aaron Hernandez could be the poster boy for a league-wide SEC drug policy.” Uh, OK? [AL.com]

The Cubs have parted ways with Ian Stewart and Carlos Marmol. [Tribune]

Bernard Pierce of the Ravens was carjacked for his BMW in Philly over the weekend. [CBS3]

Nice read on Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Shamarko Thomas, and his tough upbringing. [Post-Gazette]

Anyone else think it is terribly lame of the NBA to prevent any Kevin Garnett deal with the Clippers? He basically has to retire and return a few months later to join LA. [Times]

Kerri Walsh Jennings, Giancarlo Stanton, John Wall, Vernon Davis, John Isner, and Sydney Leroux are among the athletes who will be in the ESPN body issue. [ESPN the Magazine]

Landon Donovan has been added to the US roster for the Gold Cup. [SI.com]

This unruly passenger is difficult to watch and listen to. The handcuffs come out at the 3 min mark. [via Cartmaniak]

Flirting right before reading hard news items is probably not the best idea. [via Hot Clicks]

This trip to the zoo turned educational for some students. Probably not in a way teachers had hoped. [via Adam]

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