Nina Dobrev, actress … photo of a couple at the beach 11 years before they met and married … model dances in changing room, internet clicks … 7-year old bitten by shark in Louisiana lake … unarmed Missouri teenager shot to death after allegedly struggling for officer’s gun in patrol car … looting took place overnight in Ferguson, Missouri as a result of the dead teenager … the LA Times is looking for a sports editor … those darn Brits, always hogging poolside seats! … 46 treated for “alcohol-related illness” during Keith Urban concert in July … writer takes picture of Neil deGrasse Tyson on subway, tweets it and nerds freak out … vandal calls out bad parking jobs … the “best beer in baseball” … after 17 years of marriage of David Duchovny and Tea Leoni are getting a divorce … if you love tacos — NYC’s Tacopedia … mugshot of crazy man who fired shot at two people … Rex Ryan grills the Post and Daily News in reverse press conference … man robs same Florida bank wearing the same ‘Sons of Anarchy‘ t-shirt … girl banned from Taco Bell for throwing “soda filled with hot sauce” in employee’s face … “Irbil, Iraq, has a long, long, long history” … $90 million powerball ticket sold in Denver rifle store … shark week drinking game …
“One reporter snorts coke with high-end prostitutes to build up sources and expenses it, at his editors’ urging.” [Colombia Journalism Review]
Why does Bubba Watson rub some people the wrong way? [Golf Digest]
DeAndre Daniels left Connecticut early, was drafted in the 2nd round, and will play next season in Australia. [Herald Sun]
Erik Swoope, former Miami Hurricanes basketball player, is impressing so far at Indianapolis Colts camp. [ESPN]
High school senior Katie Ledecky sets another swimming record. She’ll attend Stanford. [Palo Alto Online]
“Woman receives $10,200 compensation from black education group after being ‘fired for not being black enough.'” [Herald News]
Bo Pelini’s Nebraska Cornhuskers have already lost three starters for the season due to injury. [Journal Star]
Did a 7-year old find an old Stanley Cup ring on the beach in Canada? [CBC.ca]
Mom from TLC cheerleader show found guilty of raping 13-year old boy. “The boy told police that Clevenger removed his pants, climbed on top of him and had sex with him at her home. He claims he ejaculated in her mouth.” [THV 11]
It took four security guards to rip a naked streaker off the crossbar at a soccer match. [via Jimmy Traina]
DC TV crew doing a report on sketchy neighborhood app … gets robbed.
Anonymous drops a threat on police in Missouri.
Eli and Peyton Manning … rapping! It’s a commercial! [via Football Scoop]
Family lets butterfly loose, and naturally it lands on the face of their freaked-out son.