What is life like for Missy Franklin after the Olympics? [ESPNW]
ESPN NBA writer John Hollinger has left to accept a job in the Memphis Grizzlies front office. [ESPN]
Skip Holtz is the new coach at Louisiana Tech, replacing departed Sonny Dykes. [CBS Sports]
Best selling soccer jersey in North America? Robin Van Persie of Manchester United. [GOAL]
Pretty clear Texas is panicking about losing Josh Hamilton to the Angels. [Star Telegram]
What are the chances someone catches Coach K’s wins record? [SI.com]
Chris Tang has been dubbed the “Great Yellow Hope.” [Grantland]
Damian Lillard, your Rookie of the Year, scored 29 points to lead the Blazers over the Spurs, 98-90. [Oregonian]
Wichita State lost its first game of the year, 69-60 to Tennessee. [Wichita Eagle]
The Red Sox have added pitcher Ryan Dempster: 2 years, $26.5 million. [Herald]
Sports fans argue over a basketball then, then one pulls a gun and shoots the other.
The Houston Rockets attempt to sing, “Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel.” [via Hot Clicks]
Zach Hodskins has one hand, but is a very good high school basketball player.