Kimberley Garner … actress Maria Bello wrote about what it was like telling her son about her ‘Modern Family’ … poker player Dan Bilzerian seems to be enjoying life … radical interactive look at stars … Sam Champion leaves ABC News for the Weather Channel … very cool presentation on this Pharrell story … how a blogger picks viral content … the derailed train in New York entered a 30 mph curve at 82 mph, according to the NTSB … look, GQ has some photos of Emily Ratajowski … there’s a $10k reward for info on that Bourbon heist … woman walking dogs in Florida survives bear attack … helluva photo of Ovechkin in Russian Maxim … the 8th shark attack near Maui this year was a fatal one … on what planet is Leah Kelley a ‘plus size’ model? …
An Alabama fan, unhappy other Alabama fans weren’t upset over the loss to Auburn, shot and killed one of them. [AP]
Best story you’ll read today: Michael Carter-Williams, Philly’s point guard, has “his salary is deposited into a trust he can’t touch for three years.” MCW is “living off endorsement deals with Nike and Panini trading cards.” [Philly.com]
Here’s the official USC press release on Steve Sarkisian’s return to Troy. [USC]
Former pitcher vs. radio screamer on twitter over the weekend. Big fun. [Crossing Broad]
Verne Lundquist talks about calling Auburn-Alabama, and compared it to Jack Nicklaus at the 1986 Masters. [Newsday]
The Founding Fathers of Fantasy Football. [Sports on Earth]
I dig this Bill O’Brien strategy: If you throw 10 deep balls and hit three or four, that’s good. [Football Scoop]
Jim Grobe steps down after 13 seasons coaching football at Wake Forest. [Winston Salem Journal]
Ben Cherington. Neal Huntington. Dan Duquette. The tie? They all went to Amherst College. Neat story. [NYT]
Remember Julius Nyang’Oro from the UNC academic scandal? The professor was indicted Monday. [Daily Tar Heel]
Roger Mason of the Heat was robbed of a Rolex watch at a restaurant Sunday night in Miami. It was later recovered. [Sun Sentinel]
Paul Pierce is out 2-4 weeks with a broken finger on his shooting hand. [Post]
Look at Blake Griffin toss this sweet behind-the-back pass Sunday night.
Drunk girl mostly throws weak punches, but eventually bites this guy’s lip and won’t let go. Ouch!
Incredible video of a rescue team finding a guy alive in a boat at the bottom of the ocean after 3 days. Somehow, he managed to end up in an air pocket, and survived by drinking coke.