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Roundup: JJ Watt is the Highest Paid Defensive Player in NFL History, Adam Carolla Sued Over His Podcast & 101 Best Pizzas in America

jennifer-lawrenceJennifer Lawrence … a twinkie stuffed with a twix bar, wrapped in baconbrother & sister in Georgia charged with incest, sodomy … another flight grounded after fight over reclined seat … allegedly, the 101 best pizzas in America … the essence of college football tailgatingshould work emails stop at 7 pm? … 18-year old takes Lamborghini for test drive, crashes it and diesKendall Jenner is dropping her last name for modeling purposes: Now, she’s ‘Kendall’ … this is so stupid: “Strangers will verbally deliver your messages with this app” … Denny’s is now in NYC! … Adam Carolla is getting sued over his podcast … feral cat on the loose forced a Maryland elementary school to close … if you invite a former football player to play kickball, they might show up … good, sad read: My Dad, the Tennis Coach … if a movie/play sucks, do you stay, walk out or fall asleep? … does Mariah Carey spend $46,000 a year on spa treatments for her dogs? … kids please, please wear your seatbelts … another flight diverted overnight following reclining seat dispute … a visit to billionaires row at Burning Man

JJ Watt is now the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history: 6-years, $100 million with $51.8 million guaranteed. [Ultimate Texans]

Ohio State tight end suspended for two games; when asked about why, Urban Meyer says: “Stuff.” [Cleveland.com]

“The net worth of the average black household in the United States is $6,314, compared with $110,500 for the average white household, according to 2011 census data. The gap has worsened in the last decade, and the United States now has a greater wealth gap by race than South Africa did during apartheid.” [NYT]

FIU vs. the Miami Herald. If FIU said what the beat writer did to piss them off, it would help. [Herald]

A Q&A with ESPN’s Sam Ponder. [Southern Living]

Kyle Van Noy, a rookie from BYU, will miss half of the season for the Lions due to “core muscle surgery.” [Freep]

Catherine Bellis, 15, picked up a couple wins at the US Open. Her parents may decline the money so she can play tennis in college. How dumb is that rule? [Vice]

What is it like to be married to a college football coach? [SI.com]

Intrigued by the all-female CBS sports TV show. But bloggers and twitter hate it! [Boston.com]

Heisman candidate Bryce Petty suffered two cracked transverse processes in his back in the season opener. But he’s going to play against Northwestern State, apparently. [CBS Sports]

Someone actually asked, ‘why are we still watching football?’ Bigger question: Can you imagine life with no football? [Esquire]

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini calls marijuana ‘out of control’ in society. [Omaha World-Herald]

Randy Johnson’s Arizona mansion is on the market for $25 million. [LA Times]

Should the NCAA ban late-night recruiting? [Sporting News]

Kid gets 5 days suspension for saying this in front of the entire school. I’m sure his parents were thrilled.

Of the many great college football highlights from the weekend, this Eastern Michigan moment – viewed nearly 500,000 times already! – may have been the funniest.

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