Lottie Moss, Kate’s sister … “Orlando shooter’s father attends Hillary Clinton rally in Kissimmee” … this is a heart-warming and well-written obituary … “Trump’s Estate Tax Plan Gives $7 Billion Windfall to One Family. His.” … Trump as President poses a security risk, according to 50 (!) former GOP officials … Zika virus found in Palm Beach County resident … the company that designs Ivanka Trump’s clothes only offers 12 weeks of unpaid maternity leave … “How Pão de Queijo Became Brazil’s Cheesy, Fun-Sized Breakfast Staple” … had no idea that 42 Olympic athletes have Indiana ties … “Snapchat Used to Spook Advertisers. Not Anymore” … young sports fans are streaming the Olympics, not watching it on TV … “Changes to Pennsylvania liquor, wine sales have gone into effect” … another day, another wild Roger Ailes story … Hillary Clinton has spent over $13 million on ads during the Olympics; Donald Trump $0 … Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam are leaving Saturday Night Live …
If you’re blasting Kevin Durant’s departure, you must do the same for Russell Westbrook because he stayed. Also, Favre or Elway? And Richard Deitsch stops by to talk sports media. [‘Best of’ Podcast; Full 3-hour show on Fox Sports Radio]
UCLA QB Josh Rosen is one cocky kid. He almost makes me want the Jets to consider tanking for him in the 2017 draft. [Campus Rush]
Parkinson’s sucks. Hope this family stays strong. [Illinois News Desk]
A nice college football story: James Conner beats cancer, attempts to return to the Pittsburgh Panthers. [Fox Sports]
“The NFC South Is The Least Consistent Division in the NFL.” [Football Perspective]
Brazil’s Olympic soccer team, starring Neymar, tied South Africa and Iraq. Yikes. [WSJ]
The thirst is real: Guy flies to China and waits in airport to meet his online “girlfriend” – she never showed up. [Metro]
This is the hottest (and dumbest) take so far on USA basketball. [Yahoo Sports]
A profile of Dan Shaughnessy, the Boston hater. [The Ringer]
“How not to respond to John Oliver’s ode to local newspapers.” [Washington Post]
Offensive line injuries don’t get the publicity they should, but Jay Cutler lost his center. As always, take the under with the Bears. [Sun Times]
Tom Jackson spent 4+ minutes talking about his 29 years working at ESPN.
So we’re still bashing Michael Jordan, even when he donates $5 million. Got it.
Assuming Donald Trump has said a few dozen stupid things so far in 2016, where does this rank? He’s backtracking of course, but c’mon man.