Halle Berry … Amy Schumer as Slave Leia … broadband is on its way to poor households … what’s it like to be a contestant on MasterChef … a brief history of slowed-down dramatic cover songs in movie trailers … man arrested after flying across the country to have sex with horses … 10 haunted hotels in Pennsylvania … “Guns N’ Roses” might be playing Vegas again … judge wants Uber to pay $7.3 million and suspend operations … President Obama talked about Bill Cosby … Michael Douglas says he has a big D … an Aladdin prequel is in the works … Siri corrects people who ask about Bruce Jenner … a plane landed on a New Jersey highway … Baltimore Harbor Tunnel closed while they cleaned up a cash spill … Chris Brown’s house was robbed …
The Knicks are going away from the Triangle. [Wall Street Journal]
A little more on the story of the Vikings 6’9″, 345-pound prospect, Babatunde Aiyegbusi. [Bleacher Report]
Boxing’s first transgender promoter. [FOX Sports]
Jalen Rose has joined the cast of an ABC variety show. [The Wrap]
Baseball writer Tom Gage on how covering the sport has changed. [Columbia Journalism Review]
Oklahoma’s Samaje Perine disappointed his teammates weren’t allowed to hit him in practice. [The OkBlahoman]
MLB All-Star Game ratings were the lowest ever. [Sports TV Ratings]
Butch Jones fires back at Steve Spurrier. [NBC]
NBA owners may be ready to opt out of the collective bargaining agreement. [CBS]
A puppy video!
Did you know there’s a Marvel character named “Negasonic Teenage Warhead?” And the Monster Magnet video doesn’t even have a million views? Well, after learning this, I spent yesterday morning watching Monster Magnet videos. Best. Day. Ever.
Branden Dawson is having a nice Summer and is expected to be signed by the Clippers. Here’s video from his draft party.
Here’s an angry elephant throwing around a car like a rag doll.
The trailer for Netflix’s “Narcos.”