Shay Mitchell … Breaking Bad cleans up at the Emmy Awards … this has to be the most unlucky man in Tokyo … can I interest you in a college basketball point-shaving blog post with two graphs? … the mall shooting in Nairobi over the weekend has claimed the lives of at least 68 … biggest Emmy stunner was Jeff Daniels as Best Actor … did John Kerry get a facelift? … your heart will break reading this story about accidental backovers … a list of “must-read” football books in 2013 … warning: sad story here … $53 million penalty against the creator of Beanie Babies … the daughter of Gene Simmons having fun in Hawaii … who wants to work at 538? … there’s a new James Bond book coming out … meth lab explosion … “Retirees Are Optimistic (or Delusional) About Leaving Inheritances” …
If you went to be early: Bears force five turnovers, defense scores twice, Chicago routs Pittsburgh, 40-23. [Tribune]
In his second column, TJ Simers opens with this: “The Los Angeles Times was paying me for the last three months not to write.” [OC Register]
Ryne Sandberg signed a 3-year deal to be the manager of the Phillies. [Philly.com]
Jason Motte of the Cardinals hasn’t thrown a pitch this season, but that’s irrelevant compared to his great foundation. [STL Today]
Gregg Popovich spent part (most?) of his summer thinking about Game 6 of the NBA Finals. [Express News]
The 49ers have sent star defender Aldon Smith to seek “treatment” and he’ll miss Thursday’s game against the St. Louis Rams. [SF Gate]
From late Saturday night: Stanford leaps to 29-0 lead over Arizona State, wins 42-28. Where’s David Shaw coaching in the NFL next year? [SI]
Awkward: “In memoir, Lakers executive Jeanie Buss recounts an episode in which her brother Jim hired Mike D’Antoni as coach rather than Phil Jackson, her fiance.” [LA Times]
“Your Casual Acquaintances on Twitter Are Better Than Your Close Friends on Facebook.” [Wired]
Lamborghini split in half in this two-car accident in Brooklyn. Wait for the view at :30. [via Adam]
Tiger Woods likes to bring his kids to watch him at non-Majors. Love that they’re wearing red.
“I usually don’t win anything,” says Jeff Daniels.
Priest shouts at photographers during wedding ceremony.
Kate Upton plays flip cups – best drinking game, ever – with Jimmy Fallon.