Roundup: Guy Pulls a Mike Tyson on Friend's Ear, Simi Valley Fireworks Accident, $25K Grand Slam

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Marissa Miller … Friend bites off friends ear on the highway. …  Lorenzo Cain grand slam nets K.C. woman $25,000. …  Leonardo DiCaprio riding a bike. … Liverpool’s third kit for the 2013-14 sure looks awesome. … Austin Jackson made this cool catch Wednesday night. … Best Cosby sweater tournament. … Can you swing a sack of doorknobs? … Marion Bartoli is probably smarter than you. … And she’ll face Sabine Lisicki in the women’s final.  … Attempted beer theft leads to pepper spray. … MLS will pick an all-star via FIFA 13. … Fun Tumblr: 80s Baseball Player of the Day.  … On July 5, 1947 Larry Doby broke the color barrier in the American League with the Cleveland Indians. … A day late, but rock, flag and eagle still applies.

Nirvana, Beastie Boys and 20 other bands playing gigs before they were famous. [Ranker]

Knicks, J.R. Smith make a deal. [NYDN]

AIDS is on the rise in sex-crazed Russia. [Vice]

Tyreke Evans moving to New Orleans in three-team deal. [ESPN]

Flyers close to signing Claude Giroux to extension. [ESPN]

How many bars are there in each metro area in the United States? [The Atlantic]

Kissing a lion = bad idea. [Sky News]

Looking into the value of two-for-ones. [KenPom]

Howard Bryant on sports and patriotism. [ESPN]

Magna Carta Holy Grail reviewed. [NYT]

Arsenal close on Gonzalo Higuain. [Guardian]

Fireworks accident in Simi Valley, Calif., leaves 28 injured.

One more trailer for “Pacific Rim.” Jax Teller fighting giants monsters could be fun.

Happy birthday 44th birthday Robert Fitzgerald Diggs aka Prince Rakeem, Bobby Digital, The Scientist, The Abbot, Rzarector or RZA.

Body Slams for America.

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