Roundup: Miley Cyrus Wins the MTV VMAs, College Football Begins This Week & Summer's Nearly Over

miley cyrus 2013 vmasMiley Cyrus at the 2013 MTV VMAs, and there’s video below … photos of attractive women in heroes t-shirts … two bull sharks caught in the Potomac river … this story was troubling to me on multiple levels … are you familiar with earwax marijuana? … “Boone man gives unwanted back rubs after break-ins” … lengthy, tremendous read on Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer … if you’ve ever thought of trying out for SNL … this fantasy football fan has way too much time on his hands … President and CEO of New York Magazine never made Nate Silver a priority … blogger is relentless toward Silicon ValleyJapan won the Little League World Series

Over 67k showed up to watch Clint Dempsey’s home debut with the Sounders. [Seattle Times]

The Pirates are struggling, but they’re still making the playoffs … right? [Post Gazette]

The face of Minnesota football this season: DT Ra’Shede Hageman. [Star Tribune]

“What a row about tabloid nudity says about sex and society.” [The Economist]

“In 1960, the country’s biggest employer, General Motors, was also its most profitable company and one of its best-paying … Today, the country’s biggest employers are retailers and fast-food chains, almost all of which have built their businesses on low pay—they’ve striven to keep wages down and unions out—and low prices.” [New Yorker]

There hasn’t been an SEC repeat champ in 14 years. [AL.com]

Colt McCoy, somehow, has won the No. 2 QB job in San Francisco. [Mercury News]

“Eight states are now up in arms over Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s “my state’s better than yours” playground pitch to recruit their businesses to the Sunshine State.” [Tampa Bay.com]

More dominant than Alabama or the SEC or anyone in college football? ESPN. [NYT]

A look at whether or not ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ a 1973 tennis match, was rigged. [ESPN]

Another very good story about a 1-armed high school basketball player. [News Press]

Actual question and answer at a beauty pageant. Seeing is believing! [via Adam]

I’m not sure what to make of Miley Cyrus at the VMAs. Wait for the Blurred Lines portion.

Driver Scott Dixon needs to be more cautious exiting pit row.

Have kids? Then this movie preview for Prisoners will freak you the hell out.

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