Yovanna Ventura, a model … “Florida Man in prison allowed to order Chinese takeout from guard post after helping guards with their taxes” … this is a nice piece defending Hootie and the Blowfish, because people began hating them for no reason … “PBS Is the Last Major Cord Cutting Hold Out, But That May Be about to Change” … Democrats are wondering if any woman candidate can defeat Donald Trump in 2020 … Michigan: “People who use the internet to bully or shame someone could get locked up” … paparazzi couldn’t stop taking photos of Padma Lakshmi on the beach in Miami … “Woman Assaults Parents For Not Taking Her To Outback” …
Anthony Lynn and the Chargers with the best defensive adjustment of the weekend in going with safeties as linebackers to have more speed on the field to slow down Lamar Jackson. [SI.com]
The sports gambling gold rush is on – even in Vegas. [Review-Journal]
ESPN apologized for using “Dixie” as bumper music during the Colts/Texans game. [Sporting News]
The Rockets are still hot. Very hot. They took down the top team in the West, Denver, and James Harden dropped Jamal Murray. See below. [Chronicle]
Chris Christie, friend of sports gambling? [NJ Online Gambling]
The Lakers, with LeBron, will be playing preseason games in China next year. Remember to fade them upon their return. [LA Times]
Good night to be a Clemson fan. You didn’t have to watch the 2nd half, it was blowout city. [The State]
The Mavericks were 15-3 at home and then the LeBron-less Lakers rolled into down and beat Dallas by 10. Brandon Ingram scored 29 points. [Daily News]
Skip Bayless openly roots for the Cowboys. I openly root for the Jets. I think fans/viewers can relate better to people who have fandom; rather than robots who play it all down the middle. [Ringer]
Supposedly this was a cringe-worthy interview. I don’t get it.
Trevor Lawrence in high school. Filthy stuff. You can see why he broke DeShaun Watson’s high school passing records.
James Harden remains the most unguardable player in the NBA. Jamal Murray tried. He tried hard.