Roundup: Rupert Murdoch Engaged to Jerry Hall; Powerball Jackpot Hits $1.4 Billion

SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 10: Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp and co-chairman of 21st Century Fox, arrives at the Sun Valley Resort of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 10, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Every July, some of the world's most wealthy and powerful businesspeople from the media, finance, technology and political spheres converge at the Sun Valley Resort for the exclusive weeklong conference. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Kaley Cuoco, an actress … police officer shot in Philadelphia “in the name of islam” … the Boston Globe is still plagued by deliveryproblems … a year ago the New Republic got a new owner; this week,they’ve announced the magazine is for sale … big theft in the sports memorabilia industry leads to prison sentences … if you’rewondering what Great White Sharks do all day … over 100 people have been shot in Chicago in the first 10 days of the new year … Rupert Murdoch is engaged to Jerry Hall … “Thief Fed 48 Bananas To Excrete Stolen Gold Chain“… nobody wants to buy thehouse from Silence of the Lambs … the big Philly newspapers have been donated by the owner, and they’re now non-profits … “How police busted a major riding lawnmower theft ring” …

I still can’t believe how ballsy Nick Saban’s onside kick was in the 4th quarter. It worked, and Alabama never gave up the lead. []

My ‘Best of’ Podcast from Saturday’s Fox Sports Radio show. With guests Ty Duffy (Clemson/Alabama), Richard Deitsch (Sports Media) and Ian Rapoport (NFL). I rip fantasy football-loving owners. [All 3 Hours30-min Podcast]

Excellent read on John Junker, the former Fiesta Bowl director who ended up in prison and now works at a charity near Phoenix that serves the homeless. [Campus Rush]

It’s “doubtful” that Charlie Weis will return to coaching. [Tampa Bay Times]

The Packers love their romantic comedies! [WSJ]

Golden State 111, Miami 103. Curry scored 31. [SF Gate]

With four titles in seven years, and one at LSU, too, people aren’t really arguing against Nick Saban as the greatest of all-time, are they? [Yahoo Sports]

The Chicago Cubs won the MLB offseason. What’s their prize? []

The powerball jackpot is now at $1.4 billion. So, about the taxes on that … [CNBC]

After Kirby Smart’s defense gave up 40 points last night to Clemson, the Tide defensive coordinator will fly to Georgia and jump into his next job. [AJC]