Roundup: Two Days Until the NFL; Strong Gabrielle Union Op-ed & Jake Plummer's Marijuana Crusade

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19:  Model Camila Morrone attends Angel Ball 2015 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on October 19, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation)

Roundup: Two Days Until the NFL; Strong Gabrielle Union Op-ed & Jake Plummer's Marijuana Crusade


Roundup: Two Days Until the NFL; Strong Gabrielle Union Op-ed & Jake Plummer's Marijuana Crusade

Camila Morrone, a model … the Browns were never high on Carson Wentz … a writer spent the 1st Saturday of the college football season with Steve Spurrier … “Ex-Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle Files Motion Blaming Child Victim’s Parents for Emotional Distress” … interesting read about Fox News, and where it goes over the next 10 years … “Man charged after Green Bay Juggalos host blood-drinking ritual, cutting off woman’s finger” … large spiders on LA hiking paths means I won’t be hiking … two pythons fighting on top of a house might make your skin crawl … powerful op-ed in the LA Times from actress Gabrielle Union … “A Ranger, a Field of Wildflowers and the Retelling of Flight 93” … she lit a car on fire, thinking it was her ex-boyfriend’s; alas, it was not his … “Clown tried to lure kids into Woods with Treats” … NYT columnist seems to take some veiled shots at his newspaper’s coverage of Hillary Clinton

There’s less than a month left in Vin Scully’s awesome run as the voice of the Dodgers. Will his final broadcast be picked up by TBS? [New York Times]

A high school football player in Ohio has two prosthetic legs. He’s a defensive end. [Thunder Treats]

Tough read on Sam Huff, the former Redskins star and Hall of Famer who is suffering from dementia. [Washington Post]

Your annual column comparing college football to the NFL, which is silly. Why can’t you like them both? If I had to keep one, it’d be the NFL. []

I was unaware Marshawn Lynch had this good of a summer. [Rolling Stone]

Sorry for the sad stories today, but burglars robbed the home of Jordan Foltz. He was at the University of Nebraska honoring his brother’s death. [KLKNTV]

The Dodgers and Brewers discussed a potential Yasiel Puig-for-Ryan Braun trade? [Fox Sports]

Nick Kyrgious quit in the middle of his US Open match, and now John McEnroe is telling him to give up the sport. [Guardian]

It’s cute that Tony Romo thinks the Cowboys will meet the Seahawks in the playoffs, so he can get revenge on Cliff Avril. [Star Telegram]

“Jake Plummer’s pot crusade.” [Bleacher Report]

Devin Hester signed with the Ravens over the weekend. [Baltimore Sun]

This is going to be very scary for the long-term future of football: “A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Pop Warner, the nation’s largest youth football league, claiming that the organization knowingly put players in danger by ignoring the risks of head trauma.” [NYT]

If you loved the first weekend of college football – and who didn’t? – you can thank this guy for scheduling it. [ESPN]

LSU’s Josh Boutte has been suspended one game for this cheap shot Saturday. []

If you like a good mauling, check out FSU’s right tackle here.

Reminds me of that line from 8-Mile: “Trailer trash, I’ll choke you ’til your last breath” …

Because we won’t talk about Tom Brady for awhile … why exactly did he play in a half of the 4th preseason game?

Pumped up about how good the weekend was in college football.

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