Lauren Stoner … fascinating story on a 90-year old drug mule .. Spiderman statue in South Korea had to be removed because someone gave Spiderman a massive erection … 10-year old saves her Dad’s life by posting Facebook message after tree fell on the house … “the US spent $3 million on boats for landlocked Afghanistan” … Harper’s Bazaar lists the 25 “hottest” men of all-time … Harrison Ford broke his ankle on the set of the new Star Wars movie … how much time has the world wasted watching Gangnam Style on YouTube? … BBC is taking heavy fire for poor World Cup coverage … teen tweets a lot about marijuana, then gets arrested with 116 grams of weed … another creepy Terry Richardson story, this one involves his penis … why was a 12-year old using a cigarette lighter to heat up a bullet? … you want to read about prostitution at the World Cup, right? …
Luis Suarez of Uruguay says he’s 100% ready to go against England after missing the Costa Rica loss. The loser of the match is essentially eliminated from the World Cup. [Telegraph]
Final round of the US Open drew a paltry 3.3 overnight TV rating, which is really, really bad. [Sherman Report]
Remember when columnist Mike Wise wanted the Wizards to pick Jan Vesely instead of Kawhi Leonard? [DC Sports Bog]
This is crap: “A casino does not have to pay $1.5 million won by a group of gamblers who realized the cards had not been shuffled, and it can move to recover more than $500,000 it already paid them.” [AP]
How did Patty Mills go from 12 percent body fat to 5.8 percent body fat in one year? [CSN Northwest]
Andrew Wiggins will be spending three days in Philadelphia. I’d take Wiggins 1st, and the 76ers will be immensely lucky if he falls to 3rd. [Yahoo Sports]
A World Cup guide for college football fans. [Tuscaloosa News]
The 10 most anticipated non-conference college football games next season, led by Michigan State vs. Oregon. [SI]
Notre Dame backup receiver arrested for “assault of a police officer, intimidation of a public servant/party official and vandalism of a government entity.” [South Bend Tribune]
Supreme Court passes on Scottie Pippen’s defamation case. [Crain’s Chicago Business]
Former NFL cheerleader smeared by website initially won $338k defamation case, but the verdict was overturned. [Sports-Kings]
Mark Emmert will testify in the Ed O’Bannon trial Thursday. [USA Today]
What Tony Gwynn meant to San Diego. [Rumors & Rants]
Rough June for Nebraska football – one player cited for “theft by unlawful taking” of a police “bait bike” and another was arrested for possession of marijuana after a brief chase on foot. [Omaha.com]
Twin tornadoes pound Nebraska, killing one and injuring at least 15.
RIP Casey Kasem. Also, Howard Stern played the hell out of this Kasem obscenity-laced rant back in the day. Ponderous, man. Ponderous.
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti drops F-bomb during LA Kings Stanley Cup celebration.
Brian Williams rapping ‘Baby Got Back’ on the NBC News.