Roundup: Learning to Love Twitter, Condoleezza Rice Rejected Penn State & Lionel Messi Out 6-8 Weeks with Hamstring Tear

selena_gomezSelena Gomez  … Philly bartender stabs patrons during brawl … writer learns to love twitter … what books are popular authors reading this Fall? … high school party in Houston ends with gunshots, two dead … town in Tennessee wants to be renamed ‘Rocky Top‘ … in Moscow, if you can do 30 squats, you can ride the Subway for free … “Porn Star John Snavely Murders Millionaire” … man dies after drinking crystal meth that he thought was a health drink … who is excited about the Philadelphia Citizen, a new media outlet? … “the three men then drove away with the penis so that it couldn’t be reattached” … 13-year old boy in Kansas suspended for carrying purse in middle school … man gets 11 months in prison for sex with a pool raft … Harvey Updyke has to pay $800k for poisoning trees at Toomer’s Oaks … employee at Oregon animal sanctuary dies after being attacked by a cougar …

If you went to bed early: New Orleans 49, Dallas 17. [Dallas Morning News]

Lionel Messi, Barcelona star, is out 6-8 weeks with a hamstring tear. [BBC Sport]

Sex Discrimination Suits Shake Tennessee Athletics. [Pro Publica]

Jake Locker appears to be done for the season with a Lisfranc injury. [Tennessean]

Nice start to a story: “The handgun was pointed at Fuquan Edwin’s back.” [North Jersey.com]

Denver center JaVale McGee is out indefinitely with a fractured tibia. [Denver Post]

Condoleezza Rice was contacted about being President of Penn State. She said no. [Onward State]

Good read on perpetually underrated Davidson and Bob McKillop. [Observer]

How many 1st round picks will Kentucky have? [Ken Pom]

Jay Z vs. Scott Boras is shaping up as a fun little rivalry. [ESPN]

People have been complaining about the quality of college basketball for decades. [John Gasaway]

Colin Cowherd takes a jab at Bo Ryan in his new book. [Journal Sentinel]

Maryland’s PR campaign to change impressions about the move from the ACC to the Big Ten. [Baltimore Sun]

White dude plays pick-up, can’t miss 3-pointers. Stay for the end, when the defense finally tries.

The Houston Texans have something called ‘Freestyle Fridays.’ [via Hot Clicks]

Here’s a drunk Packers fan singing.

Drunk wrecks his car, gets out all belligerent. A truly awful human being.

When a Rhino charges your car, you get the heck out of there. [via Adam]

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