Roundup: Serena Williams is the Best, Mushnick Hates Moss & It's Texas A&M vs. Alabama Week

lily aldridgeLily Aldridge … a good essay on wanting it all … Nikki Finke remains the most interesting person in the media … harrowing story of a woman who was kidnapped in Somaliajellyfish are taking over our oceans … “Woman Struck, Run Over by Own Car” … how Eminem ended up in the halftime booth on ESPNcollection of sad, terrible real estate stories in Washington DC … Iowa is granting gun permits to the blind … sports gambling ring in Chicago, bustedPolitico buys Capital New York

Andrea Kremer talks about life as a sideline reporter. She’s been spat on. [Cognoscenti]

If you didn’t stay up late enough: Cowboys 36, Giants 31. Six turnovers for New York, including three interceptions by Eli Manning. [NY Daily News]

TCU QB Casey Pachall will miss about eight weeks after breaking his non-throwing arm. [Star Telegram]

Serena Williams won the US Open for the 5th time. It’s her 17 tennis major. [NYT]

This is not an ideal time for MLS TV ratings to be down. [Goal.com]

It took some hard work for wrestling to be reinstated into the Olympics. [Gazette]

The evolution of Cam Newton. [Observer]

Phil Mushnick hates that Fox Sports 1 hired Randy Moss. [NY Post]

UCLA walk-on wide receiver hit by a car and killed early Sunday morning. [AP]

Gary Payton, trash talker supreme, reflects on his Hall of Fame career. [Seattle Times]

USA-Mexico Tuesday night is a big World Cup qualifier. The US will be without Jozy Altidore, Matt Besler, Geoff Cameron and probably Michael Bradley (ankle). [SI]

Texas A&M fan dealing with getting married Saturday – right when the Aggies and Tide will be wrapping up. [WSJ]

Wild story about the lengths a Georgia offensive lineman went in order to extract steroids from fatty tissue. [NYT]

Russian dash cam captures one car passing another, but it doesn’t go so well. [via Adam]

Jimmy Fallon continues to do cool things: Broadway singer belts out rap songs.

Jeff Taylor of the Bobcats, playing Internationally, pulled off a nice 360-degree dunk.

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