Kelly Rohrbach, who will star in the Baywatch movie … this 15-foot, 800+ pound alligator had been snacking on Florida cattle … teacher busted hooking up with student; later, he dumped his wife and married her … this story about “middle class housing projects” is forward-thinking, and somewhat scary about the future for millions … “FBI seeks heavily bandaged suspect in Md. bank robberies” … how did this bull get into a Tennessee pool? … media’s unhappy that writer Gay Talese wasn’t inspired by any female writers … unrelated, Gay Talese just wrote this and it’s really excellent … “Obama on What Trump and Cruz Get Wrong About Islam” … if you drive an Uber, don’t fall asleep and let a passenger drive the car … “14 Non-Sexual Things That Make A Man Hot AF To Women” … in India, the Panama Papers list is a big story … Blac Chyna, a stripper who works at Ace of Diamonds in LA, is engaged to one of the Kardashian bozos … Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders won the Wisconsin primaries …
Always get melancholy for college hoops right after it ends, so here’s a nice story on the man behind Phi Slama Jama. [Houston Chronicle]
What is it like to cover Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies? [Newsweek]
From stolen base to the 40/40 club, here are some of MLB’s endangered species. [NYT]
Nine years later, Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent, is still missing. [Uproxx]
What happens when NFL players call Chris Borland, the retired 49ers linebacker? [Freep]
Given my mentions whenever this topic is brought up, I can’t imagine the clowns Patrick Hruby heard from on this: “Four Years a Student-Athlete.” [Vice Sports]
“Donora, birthplace of the Griffeys and Stan Musial, is a dying town clinging to its sports history.” [Seattle Times]
If you’re into the Hollywood agencies, this CAA story about Ron Meyer and Michael Ovitz in the 80s is for you. [Vanity Fair]
“Mississippi’s governor has signed a law that allows public and private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on the employers’ religious beliefs.” [AP]
Snake vs Eagle. Big staredown. Posturing. But no actual battle.
Anyone care about Peyton Manning singing Rocky Top?