Roundup: Man Saves Dog From Rabid Raccoon, Lyin' Ryan Braun & a Walrus Sleeping on Top of a Submarine

emma robertsEmma Watson … terrifying: “NJ woman stranded at sea rescued after 16 hours” … they put their life savings in a refrigerator, then accidentally trashed said refrigerator … photo of Walrus napping on a submarine … photographers flock when Bar Refaeli goes to the beach … Graham Spanier, still hanging out in and around the Penn State campus … woman claims cop stole her nude photos and sexy videos while she was arrested … man stung 20-30 times by bees while mowing his lawn … because I’m sure you want to talk about George Zimmerman allegedly saving some people after a truck crash … “Woman gets head stuck in railings during sex” … what’s with all the anti-semitic incidents in New York? …

Cubs trade Matt Garza to the Rangers for pitching prospects. [Tribune]

“Despite every number suggesting they shouldn’t, why do American cities keep building sports stadiums funded with public money?” [Pacific Standard]

I’ve mostly ignored the RG3/nude pictures scuttlebutt. This is why. [HTTR-24/7]

Interesting look inside Illinois football recruiting. Does it matter if nobody else wants the players Illinois is getting? [News Gazette]

“Middle Tennessee police say they have video of a Blue Raiders football player choking his girlfriend last November while two teammates watched and did nothing.” [AP]

Should Ryan Braun be stripped of his 2011 MVP award? [AJC]

Mike Vick not commenting on a QB competition means ____. [Philly.com]

How many high school football players from Vermont have reached the NFL? [Burlington Free Press]

Norman Chad on new ESPN TV channels: “ESPN Apocalypse Now: Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless argue all day, live, until they drop or the world ends, whichever comes first.” [Couch Slouch]

“The conference’s 12 presidents signed and delivered a letter dated July 10 urging the NCAA’s Executive Committee to “engage in further, careful consideration” about allowing for-profit universities to become Division I members at the committee’s August meeting.” [SI]

Raccoon attacks man’s dog, then man throws the raccoon.

This Grandma can RAWK. [via Hot Clicks]

A few weeks old, but the obvious question: What was his plan when he reached the top? Warning: You’ll cringe. [via Adam]

The music here doesn’t match the incident. Also odd – how long it takes for people to GET YOUR CAR OUT OF THERE.


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