Nina Agdal … former Miss New Jersey dies from injuries suffered in a car accident … the poverty issue in St. Louis is akin that of a 3rd world country … “Attempt to place Review-Journal obituary for Hillary Clinton prompts report to Secret Service” … Emily Ratajkowski writes about being 12-years old and wearing a D-cup … the 1st US athlete to wear a hajib at the Olympics … “Disrespect over cheesy garlic knots turns violent at Palm Coast Pizza” … exhaustive Hollywood study states what we all know: Whitewashed … gut-wrenching read: “What it’s like to lose a patient to suicide” … historians now say Adolf Hitler did not have a micropenis … the inside story on the collapse of Jeb Bush’s campaign for the GOP nomination … a belated RIP Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird … Jack Griffin is out as Tribune CEO … billionaire hedge fund guy has “minor” fall on the ski slopes, dies a week later …
This story on the rise of TMZ and Harvey Levin is a must-read if you care at all about the media. [New Yorker]
My Fox Sports Radio show from Saturday, with a focus on attacking the Warriors. Plenty of Clippers talk with Dan Woike of the OC Register, NFL free agency and the NFL Draft with Albert Breer and the NBA with Adrian Wojnarowski. [3-Hour Show; 30-Minute ‘Best of’]
Peyton Manning’s accuser has been calling a newspaper in Tennessee and going on profane tirades. This is a strange story. Get down to the part where she claims to have evidence, but never provides it. [Knox News]
What an ugly story: “Can One of the Dirtiest Corners of Global Soccer Clean Up Its Own Act?” [Bloomberg]
Excellent story on Myles Turner of the Pacers, who is having a great rookie year and looks like a potential star. [Indy Star]
Great, sad story about Josh Speidel, a great high school basketball player who went to Vermont and had a promising career until a car accident derailed it. [Chicago Tribune]
This isn’t a positive review for the Jesse Owens movie “Race.” [Atlantic]
Sounds like this will be Dana Holgorsen’s last year at West Virginia, unless he wins [Gazette Mail]
Former NFL assistant GM says Nebraska’s Maliek Collins isn’t an early-round pick. He left school early because he got a 2nd round grade. [World-Herald]
Friday morning, Charlie Strong will deposed in the divorce lawsuit of a Louisville trustee. [Courier Journal]
Your journalism reach of the week: The Celtics may have nearly gotten Anthony Davis at the NBA trade deadline last week. [CSN New England]
I was complaining about LeBron playing heavy minutes Sunday against the Thunder in an easy win; he was 5-of-18 Monday and the Cavs lost to the Pistons, 96-88. [Cleveland.com]
The Lakers got destroyed by the Bucks, and they tossed one off the backboard on the fast break.
Missouri’s finest, Phil Pressey, with a slick move against the Clippers. The Suns lost by 40 in LA.