Jena Sims … the Bloodhound Gang got kicked out of Russia … how MLB fixed its broken bat problem … sideline reporter Molly Suillvan talks to a blog … did you know there was such thing as a Ramen burger? … moron runs on the field at Saints camp, gets arrested … a slideshow of soccer WAG Sylvie van der Vaart at the beach … man tried to smuggle turtle onto plane by hiding it in a hamburger … possibly the dumbest Facebook/baby/photo question I’ve come across … did this PE teacher learn nothing from Anthony Weiner? … Newsweek has been sold – again … TV camera crew robbed in broad daylight in Oakland … there’s something called ‘sleep texting’ syndrome … how long before NFL/NBA teams try this? …
An 11-year old kid in California is moving to Spain with his family to train with a Real Madrid youth team in hopes of becoming a soccer player. [Los Altos Town Crier]
Art Donovan played pro football for 12 years. The rest of his life, he spent telling everyone about it. [Baltimore Sun]
Deep, mid-late round QB sleeper in the 2014 draft: Keith Price of the Huskies. [Seattle Times]
Tiger Woods won a golf tournament! It wasn’t a major, but he was dominant. The PGA Championship is this week! [Golf Week]
Long, but very good read on Steubenville. Title: Trial by Twitter. [New Yorker]
Aaron Murray is mature, Johnny Manziel is not. Sportswriters continue to trip over themselves when writing about Johnny Manziel. [Augusta Chronicle]
Wondering what life is like for Bob Bradley as he coaches the Egyptian National team? [Star Ledger]
People can’t stop writing about ESPN’s newest hire, Nate Silver. [Financial Times]
How many college football receivers were also the President of their dorm? [Post Gazette]
In search of Mike Gimbel, the Moneyball revolution’s forgotten man. [Grantland]
College football coach benches 225 pounds 25 times.
Jacked Mets fan in a smedium t-shirt struggles mightily to open this water bottle.
Police attempting to catch “stampeding piglets.” [via Cartmaniak]
Kid had the right answer in Final Jeopardy, but his spelling was one letter off, so he lost. That cost him $3,000.