Roundup: Watch an Australian Man Provoke a Giant Sting Ray; TJ Simers is Retiring & Miss Nevada Wins Miss USA

Doukissa-Nomikou-Doukissa Nomikou, a Greek model … two Las Vegas cops ambushed and killed while eating lunch … there’s actually a fart app … a sad story about a father’s quest to find out why heroin killed his son … very good interview with Benjamin Hochman of the Denver Post … in case you’re interested in what Rick Reilly is readingPia Mia Perez is the next big-time singing star … 30 years ago, Tetris was createdIggy Azalea on a yacht with her boyfriend, Nick Young of the Lakers … “Off-duty police officer attempts to steal from Make-A-Wish family, injures father in airport fracas” … actor Tracy Morgan suffered a broken femur, a broken nose and several broken ribs in Friday night car accident … three guys escaped a Quebec prison via helicopterMiss Nevada Nia Sanchez won Miss USASandra Bullock and her 4-year old son were home when a guy broke in and robbed her house … Beastie Boys win $1.7 million copyright case against Monster Beverage … how much money do Uber drivers make? … “Rats Show Regret After Wrong Choices” …

TJ Simers is calling it a career, and the sports media loses a good one. [OC Register]

Some of the best reporting in the Donald Sterling saga – bidding for the LA Clippers was “like speed dating.” [LA Times]

Indiana girl will play college football for NAIA school Campbellsville. [Indy Star]

The real reason students are bailing on Michigan football tickets. [John U Bacon]

Sleeper for best shooter in the NBA draft: Travis Bader of Oakland. [NBA.com]

If true, great story: “The Seattle Pacific University student who witnesses say tackled a campus gunman during a deadly shooting Thursday reportedly has had his wedding registry and honeymoon paid for by strangers.” [Fox News]

Two weeks old, but man, the Raiders OTA media policies are brutal. [Contra Costa Times]

ESPN’s Wright Thompson on writing: “Very often I try to profile people about whom I suspect they’re asking the same questions that I might be asking.” [Peninsula Press]

Twenty-five years ago, Michael Chang won the French Open. [Midwest Sports Fans]

High school buddies who now play for Louisville and Kentucky, were “cited” for marijuana possession. [Courier Journal]

Idiot provokes sting ray, then has to run for cover when it charges him.

“If you want to do something evil, put it inside something boring.” John Oliver, take a bow.

Motorcycle throws scare into kid crossing the street slowly.

Sir Mix-a-Lot singing ‘Baby Got Back’ with the Seattle Symphony. [via BroBible]

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