Dove Cameron, an actress … “Student Newspaper Staff Accuse Members of Local Fraternity of Tossing Newspapers in Trash” … did you know David Letterman shops at Target now? … can I interest you in stories about Donald Trump’s TV and movie appearances? … the Rolling Stone freelancer who is being sued had a 2-year contract that paid $300,000 for seven feature stories … if Bill Murray calls you back after your story is published, of course you talk to him … this man thought he was buying a puppy; he bought a half dog, half wolf … giant spider carrying a mouse will make your skin crawl … well, this can’t be good: “Gorilla Kumbuka escaped ‘through two unlocked doors‘” … things you didn’t see coming: Donald Trump has teenage fans? … good luck suing KFC for “false advertising” …
Brock Osweiler looked dreadful (again) and the Texans got smoked by the Broncos in Denver, 27-9. Amazingly, they’re still in 1st place in the lousy AFC South. [Chronicle]
Organizations and teams are dumb when they tell you to stay in your lane or try to put you in a box. Also, Peter King joined the show, and he isn’t that down on the ugly NFL season. [Fox Sports Radio: 30-minute Podcast; Full show]
Plenty of NBA links today as the season begins: A deep dive into Kevin Durant, and definitely worth your time. [Rolling Stone]
It’s gonna be Matt Barkley or Jay Cutler starting at QB for the Bears Sunday against an angry Vikings team. [Tribune]
The NBA season starts tonight, but I’d disagree that Russell Westbrook is the league’s most “captivating” star. [SI.com]
Thoughtful comments about being a conservative in the NBA from Spencer Hawes. [The Sporting News]
If you refuse to believe me about Andrew Luck … how about these stats? His pass-blocking line has the worst efficiency in the NFL. [PFF]
On the list of the Top 100 players in the NBA, Draymond Green is too low, Ben Simmons is way too low, and many of the others after 50 are highly questionable. But that was the point, I guess – get people to disagree. [Washington Post]
In case you’re wondering what Keith Olbermann has been up to, he’s diving back into politics. [NYT]
Alabama is the Seinfeld of college football.
Von Miller, still awesome.
Brock Osweiler, the $72 million man, had this memorable throw in the loss.