Sara Sampaio, a Sports Illustrated model … this jerk punched a homeless woman in the face, posted the video on Facebook, then got arrested … Amazon fires back at the New York Times … reporter asks author about whether he frequents prostitutes: “That’s none of your business” … this is depressing: “how Chicago police ‘disappeared’ 7,000 people” … why is George Bush wasting energy on a nobody like Ted Cruz? … “Man dances on roof after allegedly setting fire to girlfriend’s home” … a prostitute at the Bunny Ranch took a photo of Lamar Odom the day of his overdose … “Duo steals jewelry from art gallery, leaves name, number in guestbook” … what is life like as an editor of Cosmopolitan in the Middle East? … disturbing story in New Mexico: Road rage leads to the shooting death of a 4-year old … it’s Back to the Future day! …
The Mets are one win from a trip to the World Series after a 5-2 victory over the Cubs in Game 3. Daniel Murphy homered for the fifth straight game. [NYDN]
The Royals are one win from a trip to the World Series after a 14-2 victory over the Blue Jays in Game 3. The Royals lost the World Series in seven games last year. [KC Star]
If Rick Pitino loses the local Louisville media, will he lose his AD and boosters? [WDRB]
Could Jason Varitek be the next Seattle Mariners coach? [CBS Sports]
In 2018, for the first time, sports TV rights will surpass gate receipts. [WSJ]
What does Johnny Manziel plan to do with his life? [Cleveland.com]
“Efforts by courts and local governments to generate revenue by imposing fines for minor offenses, particularly from poor and working-class people, have attracted widespread attention and condemnation in recent months.” [NYT]
Newspaper gives up coverage of Jackson State sports because the media outlet can’t get access. [Clarion-Ledger]
Totally disagree a “Broken” Peyton Manning is easier to root for. Try backing the Broncos against the spread and tell me it’s fun to watch how badly he’s struggling. [J. School]
One gaping hole in this story about MLB/millennials: the social media aspect as it pertains to GIFs/Vines. That’s also a major reason websites aren’t covering MLB highlights the way everyone does NFL/NBA. [Vice Sports]
Hey, so what happened with that Colts fake punt? Let Indy’s punter explain it.
I’m not sure how this guy survived this nasty fall. He does walk away OK but with a bloody face.
Probably the 1st time we’ve featured just a rebound in the Roundup.
Throw it down Blake Griffin, throw it down.