Roundup: Rick Pitino Wants to Save Horse Racing, Fisherman Reel in 220-Pound Catfish & the Pittsburgh Pirates Might Be For Real

rachel bilsonRachel Bilson … female soccer coach accused of having sex with two of her high school-age players … most millionaires don’t consider themselves wealthyshark week is coming up! I love sharks … for fans of the old show 7th Heaven, Mackenzie Rosman is all grown up and in Maxim … you agree with Miley, right – wild child behavior is part of growing up? … “Spain train driver ‘on phone’ at time of deadly crash” that killed 79 … worst people in the world candidates right here … fishermen in Slovakia hauled in a 220-pound catfishVanity Fair’s 2013 International Best Dressed List … racing souped-up lawnmowers makes the WSJ …

Cam Newton, good people. [Charlotte Observer]

Rick Pitino’s plan to save horse racing. [Business Review]

The Pittsburgh Pirates are going to enter August in 1st place for the first time since 1992. Is the postseason drought going to end? [Tribune]

The Cleveland Browns reboot, again. It’ll be more of the same, probably. [The MMQB]

The White Sox traded Jake Peavy to the Red Sox. [Herald]

Turner and ESPN didn’t even make a play to keep NASCAR. NBC overpaid, big-time. [Sports Business Journal]

Dabo Swinney’s reasons for not compensating athletes beyond a scholarship are, in a word, stupid. [Post & Courier]

Howard Stern, nice job: ““He could have 12 girls talking to him, beating off 15 times a day, and that wouldn’t be enough.” [Post]

“A North Carolina judge is ordering a state agency to pay nearly $75,000 in legal fees to an animal rights group trying to stop a community from using a live possum in its New Year’s Eve celebration.” [Citizen Times]

Bucky Brooks loves to take wacky angles like this – is Marqise Lee the best player in college football? [NFL.com]

So EJ Manuel might be the starter this year in Buffalo. [Yahoo Sports]

If your husband sent pictures of his penis to women, would you stand by his side?

Cool video of Denzel Washington saying “I guarantee” in movies. [via Hot Clicks]

Watch an elephant run away from some rabid dogs. [via Adam]

When former USC basketball player Davon Jefferson is thundering down the lane …

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