Tulisa Contostavlos … “Drunk woman holds up McDonald’s drive-thru lane while demanding free breakfast” … JK Rowling’s secret life as wizard crime writer … of course a juror from the Zimmerman/Martin trial is writing a book … Nigella Lawson and her husband are getting a divorce … the Durham Bulls mascot is missing … Jeff Pearlman has some thoughts on race and Zimmerman/Bryant … UConn music professor is in big, big trouble … Jenny McCarthy has joined the View … “Guardian News and Media reports boost in digital revenue as losses fall to lowest level since 2008″ … man goes to bathroom, and a snake bit his penis … this is one helluva cloud … the Mexican Marines captured Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales! …
Five days after the Knicks gave JR Smith $22 million, they announce he needs knee surgery and will be out 3-4 months. [NYDN]
Incredibly detailed breakdown of all the college basketball twitter predictions of Jon Rothstein last season. [Big Apple Buckets]
Philadelphia is losing Ben Revere for at least two months following a broken ankle. [Philly Daily News]
A 34-year old Minor League player is keeping the MLB dream alive. [Wash Post]
Aaric Murray, a pretty talented basketball player, has now been booted from two schools – LaSalle and West Virginia. [CBS Sports]
The 2014 College Football QB class is loaded, and another name to remember is Bryn Renner of North Carolina. [PFT]
Two of John Elway’s assistants in the Broncos front office have been suspended following their DUI arrests. [Denver Post]
Leftover from last week: Steve Alford’s buyout at UCLA is $10 million. So he’ll definitely be in Westwood for at least five years. [LA Times]
An exhaustive breakdown of the 2013 SEC football schedule. [AL.com]
A-Rod homered in a minor league rehab start, claims he’s a week away from re-joining the Yankees. [Star Ledger]
Good prank. Very good prank. [via Hot Clicks]
James Harden is niceeeeee.
This is probably one of the worst back-flip attempts you’ve seen in awhile.
Love the 2nd dunk here by DeMar DeRozan in a Drew League game.