Kristin Cavallari … 9-year old using an uzi at shooting range accidentally kills instructor … Boston Marathon bombing victim marries nurse who helped him recover … Al Sharpton’s eulogy for Michael Brown … a breakdown of how people watch porn online … comparing Tiger’s golf swing with all three of his coaches … police chief in Arkansas hammers reporter on her Facebook page, she quits newspaper … neat chart: What the Top 32 players make in several sports … “Man riding lawn mower faces DUI, weapons charges” … after 36 years of marriage, Neil Young and his wife are getting a divorce … a “serial stowaway” was arrested at Phoenix airport for the 3rd time this month … “Time, not timing, is key to investing success” …
The Royals registered a thrilling 2-1 win over the Twins, but only 13,847 people showed up and manager Ned Yost went on a rant about it. [KC Star]
More Josh Shaw: A woman heard “screaming” at an apartment and called the cops. Police forced their way in, but found nobody home. Other witnesses said they saw “a man” walking on balconies in the building. [LA Times]
Russell Wilson, now single, has an “inner circle” that feels like Entourage. One thing not mentioned in the story – his divorce. [SI.com]
Why did the owner of the Timberwolves question Kevin Love’s health? [Star Tribune]
CiCi Bellis is the first 15-year old woman to win a match at the US Open since Anna Kournikova. [NYT]
Charles Pierce goes long on the Michael Sam and Johnny Manziel narratives colliding. [Grantland]
Jay Glazer: “I’m not trying to be a religious zealot here,” he said, “but my best friend God saved me on this one and stepped in at the last second.” [Newsday]
Iowa State’s leading rushers from 2000-2006 are all dead. Hopefully, 2007’s leading rusher, Alexander Robinson, is safe somewhere. [Des Moines Register]
Should athletes take a public stand on the Michael Brown killing in Ferguson? [ESPN]
Chief Illiniwek: Symbol of tradition and unity, or thoughtlessness and ignorance? [The Classical]
The last time Landon Donovan will suit up for the US National team will be on October 10th in a friendly against Ecuador. [SI.com]
UNC’s secret weapon on the football field this year: 5-foot-9 smurf Ryan Switzer. [News & Observer]
Greatly enjoyed this slow-motion version of an ice bucket fail.
Sandra Bullock and Jen Aniston said goodbye to Chelsea Handler on her last show of “Chelsea Lately.”
Joanna Krupa did the ice bucket challenge … with pool water.