Margot Robbie, actress … Reese Witherspoon has an 18-year old daughter who is going to be a debutante … actor Frankie Muniz suffered a series of strokes, can’t remember ‘Malcolm in the Middle‘ … “the morally corrupt contract between white fans and black athletes” … guy in Charlottesville who was beaten by white supremacists, now has a warrant out for his arrest because he fought back … actor Terry Crews was groped by a male Hollywood executive years ago … “We are wrong about millennial sports fans” … Julianne Hough seems really likable, doesn’t she? … was Matt Damon one of Harvey Weinstein’s media enablers back in 2004? … Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie say they were sexually harassed by Harvey Weinstein …
I’m really down in the dumps about US Soccer missing the World Cup. I can’t remember a time when the US didn’t make the World Cup when a) it mattered b) I was old enough to care. [NPR]
The Penguins went to the White House Tuesday, but it wasn’t about politics. [CBC]
Yes, someone is actually trying to defend Nationals manager Dusty Baker. [SI.com]
These texts might make it a little less surprising that Gary Andersen walked away from $12.6 million. Just a little, though. [Oregonian]
Dion Waiters: I was born to destroy. Does he mean team chemistry? [SI.com]
I played video games as a kid, but I have never heard of “Backyard Baseball.” [Ringer]
Anyone else wish Donald Trump would pick a new target? Now, we’ve got to stomach stories like this one, everywhere. [Time]
Antonio Brown and JJ Watt played on the same offense at Central Michigan. [The Postgame]
Some all-time Halloween news bloopers.
As far as soccer misses go, this one is up there with the worst.
Here’s Gwyneth Paltrow on David Letterman talking about Harvey Weinstein in 1998.