Hailey Clauson, Instagram-famous … “Did I Kill Gawker?” … on the China swimmer who talked about her period at the Olympics … “Teen Trump fan, ejected from Charlotte rally, says he was profiled” … in Houston, the raid of a bingo hall netted $87k, body armor and 100 guns … “Leonardo DiCaprio Backs Out of Hillary Clinton Fundraiser” … a Labradoodle heroically saved a baby in a fire, but the dog didn’t survive … “Donald Trump Is a Terrible Politician” … the Navy Seal who wrote a book about the Bin Laden raid and made a lot of money has to forfeit $6.8 million …
Former Wyoming basketball star Josh Adams got in a bad accident in which he fractured two vertebra. [Star-Tribune]
Phil Mushnick hates how NBC trots out its anchors to shill for the Olympics. Does he understand how business works? [NY Post]
Texas A&M linebacker Josh Walker was arrested on domestic violence charges. [Chronicle]
Look at all those undersized professional athletes who are starring in Boston! [Globe]
I’m just glad some people have seen the light on the Ryan Lochte story. [Outkick the Coverage]
Max Redfield, who was going to be Notre Dame’s starting safety, has been kicked off the team following misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana. He was 4th on the team in tackles last year. [ND Insider]
Is blame for the lower Olympic ratings really being pinned on Millennials? That seems a little simplistic. [Bloomberg]
Neymar scored the game-clinching penalty kick to win Olympic gold for Brazil, and then he stepped down as the team captain. He’s 24. [ESPNFC]
The 1/3 of SI staffers who didn’t like the Swimsuit Issue don’t understand the business, obviously. [Awful Announcing]
Injured my shoulder patting myself on the back for being ahead of the curve on the Ryan Lochte story. Even the guys at Barstool have come around. USA Today looked into the “vandalism” and there was none beyond a cracked sign.
Few months late, but this is every episode of Gilligan’s Island shown at the same time.
Alpha Delta Pi at the gates of hell. Well done, internet.
I’m not even a Romo or Cowboys fan, but c’mon Whitlock!