Roundup: Watch Scuba Diver Encounter Great White Shark, the Next Great American Tennis Player & Kendall Jenner Reads

blake livelyBlake Lively, the former Gossip Girl star … girl calls in bomb threat to Quinnipiac graduation because she didn’t want her parents to know she wasn’t graduating … Danica McKeller, aka Winnie Cooper, at the Billboard Music awards … in NYC, people are paying $1,000 for sessions with a wingman … 10 of the dreamiest beach resorts in the world … Jill Abramson, the ousted New York Times Executive Editor, wasn’t fired because she’s pushy, but because she allegedly lied … police officer finds missing man with Alzheimer’s, helps him find flowers for his wifeHarvey Weinstein vs. film critic … the Pentagon’s plan to stop a zombie apocalypse seems fake, but isn’t? … Texas A&M’s new football facility is sickCNN news editor fired for plagiarism … man accidentally shoots himself in the leg at Wal-mart … New Hampshire white police official calls President Obama the N-word … shocker: Study from March says viewing porn can hurt your relationshipNike vs. Adidas at the World Cup … Ohio State’s E. Gordon Gee makes way more money than any public school college president … sports betting ring in Ohio bustedfirst text message in Pennsylvania country sent to 911 was made while driving, though text-while-driving in Pennsylvania has been banned since 2012 …

LaVar Arrington: “Just say you want to be a celebrity, Michael Sam!” [106.7 the Fan]

Does Rafael Nadal have a technological racquet advantage that will be used by all next year? [Independent]

Oregon State’s new basketball coach: Wayne Tinkle, who previously coached at Montana. [Oregonian]

The best teenage American tennis player is 6-foot-1, and his parents were immigrants from Sierra Leone in West Africa. [The Washington Post]

Ohio State’s secret recruiting weapon: Mark Pantoni. [Cleveland.com]

If you like writing, here’s a great Q&A with Pulitzer Prize winner Eli Saslow. [APSE]

Nobody wants the Timberwolves head coaching job until after the lottery happens, but Sam Mitchell seems to have the inside track. [Star Tribune]

One of the best JUCO players in the country is going to St. John’s, and his backstory is crazy. [NY Post]

Not a massive surprise, but goodness, there are Lakers fans everywhere in this country. There isn’t even a close second. [Interactive NYT Map]

Mark Cuban was so angry at NBA referees following the 2006 NBA Finals that he consulted with a retired FBI agent, who looked deep into the officiating. [Oregonian]

Nice profile of Mark Turgeon the Maryland coach who really, really needs to win next year. And he’s got a good team, so he should. [Wash Post]

“Sterling was perceived to be racist for years. But perception isn’t enough. You can’t penalize a person based on what you believe exists inside his mind. It must spill into the world. And this audiotape did exactly that.” [The Ethicist]

Following up on a story from Friday – witnesses say Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman did nothing wrong, though he is being accused to slapping a woman. [NY Post]

Couple months old, but tough guy talks trash, catches a nasty beating. He did survive, though. [via Mr. Conservative]

Intersellar looks fantastic.

Kendall Jenner, who is still in high school, struggling with the teleprompter. [via BroBible]

Moose stuck in the pool.

This is what an underwater encounter with a great white shark looks like. Enjoy a swim on Memorial Day weekend!

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