Jessica Alba … Mo’ne Davis and the Taney Dragons were knocked out of the Little League World Series by Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West. … Cast member from Dating Naked sues, alleging show failed to blur her private parts. … Albino croc named after Michael Jackson kills fisherman in Australia. … Americans aren’t drinking orange juice anymore. … Tim Howard is taking a year off from international soccer. … Police say man dressed up like ninja, tried to kill his uncle with a hammer. … Kentucky firefighters injured during Ice Bucket Challenge gone awry. … Florida. … The U.S. doctor who contracted Ebola in Liberia was released from an Atlanta hospital on Thursday. … Owl breaks into couple’s home, kills their pet canary. … Scandal in the race to be crowned Miss Colombia. … More details on the Dan Patrick-hosted Sports Jeopardy! … Aaron Paul is hosting a Breaking Bad scavenger hunt. … A bunch of maps of the Roman Empire. … Christie Brinkley turned 60 earlier this week. … Happy Birthday: Paul Maguire (76); Carl Yastrzemski (75); Bill Parcells (73); David Chase (69); Paul Ellering (61); Paul Molitor (58); Vernon Reid (56); GZA (48); Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (47); Giada De Laurentiis (44); Kristen Wiig (41); Randy Wolf (38); Randall Cobb (24). … Enjoy your weekend, however you see fit.
Beyond the LOLs: a read on Jared Lorenzen and his lifelong struggles with weight. [ESPN]
Life without Braxton Miller begins for Ohio State. [SI]
The 1994 Penn State football team through their own words. [Football Letter]
A story about the time Jim Harbaugh had a bathroom emergency. [The Cauldron]
The Demise of Fantasy Football. [Sports on Earth]
You’ll need 15+ minutes, but this is a (good) deep read on a prominent DC-area AAU coach/convicted drug dealer. [SI]
Long read on Lorne Michaels run in charge of SNL. [Grantland]
Ranking the first 14 seasons of The Simpsons. [Vulture]
People are already complaining about some minor changes to Twitter. [The Verge]
Freshman suffers horrific-sounding injury via an accident at frat house. [Bro Bible]
10 things you might not have known you can do with beer. [Popular Mechanics]
12 fun facts about The Simpsons. [Esquire]
A day in the life of Mr. Met. [Rolling Stone]
Talib Kweli and Don Lemon got into a heated, on-air exchange live on CNN in Ferguson, Mo.
A sneak peak at the upcoming season of Gold Rush on Discovery.