Roundup: A Yoga Pants Parade, Awesome LeBron Pass & Where are the White NBA Players?

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  Model Xenia Deli attends the debut of Margherita Missoni and Peroni Nastro Azzurro's Fall fashion collaboration during New York Fashion Week on September 8, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Margherita Missoni X Peroni Nastro Azzurro)

Roundup: A Yoga Pants Parade, Awesome LeBron Pass & Where are the White NBA Players?

Roundup

Roundup: A Yoga Pants Parade, Awesome LeBron Pass & Where are the White NBA Players?

Xenia Deli, a model … what the hell is wrong at the University of Minnesota to let this happen … “Georgia Teen Suffers Blow to Head in Soccer Game, Wakes From Coma Speaking Fluent Spanish” … what a sad story about a teacher who was fired for being drunk, then killed herself, but what caused it all goes back to her childhood … this is messed up: “Thousands of California soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war” … twitter will be laying off “hundreds” of employees … “Women defend wearing yoga pants in peaceful parade in Rhode Island” … two Iraqi Christians had to hide from ISIS – so they went under a bed, and ISIS sat on the bed, but didn’t find them … lengthy read, but worth it: “Paranoid World Of Julian Assange” … a white water rafting ride at an amusement park in Australia had an accident, and four people are dead … 

Fascinating read: Maurice Lerner was an MLB prospect, then he became a mob hit man. [NYT]

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 PodcastFull show]

Are we absolutely certain that people hate Cristiano Ronaldo? Sometimes it feels like writers need to leave social media and get closer to the fans. [Arc Mag]

Where are all the white NBA players? [Undefeated]

Portland 113, Utah 104. Damian Lillard scored 39 points. [Oregonian]

The Warriors are about the system, not “one basketball,” so the “who will score more” question seems irrelevant. [SF Gate]

Enjoyed this read about Theo Epstein, and how he didn’t just make moves to improve the Cubs based on stats. [NYT]

Did you know defensive players barely matter when it comes to injuries in the NFL? This study says offensive players matter way more. [Ringer]

Mike Tomlin’s career is an interesting one, and it parallels the acting career of Nic Cage.

It’s LeBron James making another incredible pass.

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