Bianca Gascoigne … 20 minutes after a cobra’s head was cut off, it managed to bite a chef and kill him … if Lena Dunham is writing, you may want to read it … “Super Bowl Drug and Sex Party Pack Ringleader Pleads Guilty” … fascinating before/after photos of Hurricane Katrina, which hit nine years ago this week … Arby’s now has a $10 “Meat Mountain” … offensive lineman drafted in Top 10 this year struggling in the preseason … columnist calls Ice Bucket challenge – which is raising money for ALS – a “gimmick” … check out this blue lobster in Maine … to supply classrooms, teachers turn to crowdfunding … the NYT calling Michael Brown “no angel” angered many … Andre Agassi, still a fashion superstar … want the Kentucky Wildcats logo on your tombstone? … “Blind Tampa man says he has ‘no remorse’ for shooting nephew in self-defense” … Burger King’s CEO is 33 … passenger uses “Knee Defender” to prevent seat ahead of him from reclining, causing fight and plane diversion … rich guy caught on camera kicking dog … popular underground rapper “Your Old Droog” is not Nas, but rather a white guy …
DeVante Parker, Louisville’s best wide receiver and a pro prospect, is out 6-8 weeks with a broken bone in his foot. [Courier-Journal]
Bryan Cranston won the Emmy for the best actor, and Breaking Bad cleaned up. Here are all the 2014 Emmy winners.
There’s actually a “Japan Casino School.” [WSJ]
“Looks like the Titans got a big bargain, landing Mettenberger with the 178th pick.” [MMQB]
One of the best Chris Petersen profiles I’ve read. Watch Washington make a run at the BCS playoff in 2017. [Seattle Times]
Tiger Woods has dumped his swing coach of four years, Sean Foley. [Golf Digest]
Temple University did nothing for many years to stop an abusive track and field coach. [Temple News]
A profile of longtime college football writer Phil Steele. [NYT]
It’s going to be very interesting to see how Chris Fowler is received in the booth this season. [Newsday]
Zach Zenner, South Dakota running back, has a great story. [Fox Sports]
Good read on why the Eagles shouldn’t/won’t trade Mark Sanchez to the Rams. [Philly.com]
Drum roll for Arizona’s new QB … redshirt freshman Anu Solomon. UA hasn’t started a freshman since 1978. [AP]
The five stages of the NFL preseason. [Extra Mustard]
Bruce Pearl is already having an impact recruiting at Auburn. [AL.com]
Howard Stern did the ice bucket challenge, and then challenged … Kasey Kasem?
I find it difficult to believe this is real – a 6-year old was run over by an SUV … and got up like it was nothing.
Shark in the water off Massachusetts forces about 1,000 people out of the water.
Ever-worthless Courtney Stodden did the ice bucket challenge with … chocolate? [via Brobible]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus won the Emmy for best actress, and kissed Bryan Cranston.
Billy Crystal talked about Robin Williams in Memoriam at the Emmys.
Gorgeous behind-the-back pass in the WNBA.