Athlon’s Essential Eleven Links of the Day

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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 17.

• Former Major League pitcher Tommy John disagrees with the plan in September.

The Onion has at Jets camp.

• NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah previews .

• lists some for those of you missing the Olympics.

• Inside the ACC looks at the effects of .

• Notre Dame is breaking out for the Miami game at Soldier Field this season.

• The votes will be highly debated.

• Nike is planning to celebrate founder Phil Knight’s birthday.

• Check out , who has the Kansas City logo on his glass eye.

• Ryan Tannehill will tonight against the Panthers.

• We are SO ready for college football to begin. Check out these top highlights from last season.

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---By Patrick Snow ()

August 16

• Mariners ace Felix Hernandez , and that established an MLB first with three “perfectos” in one season.

• Bleacher Report’s Ian Casselberry analyzes the of the Giants’ Melky Cabrera.

• Redshirt freshman Johnny Manziel has won at Texas A&M.

• Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley is of Saginaw, Michigan, where the school district was going to charge athletes to participate.

• Always nice to enjoy your morning cereal…..

• It was just a “friendly”, but the USA soccer team racked up .

• The NFL Referee's Association is , who seems content to start the season with replacement refs.

• It looks like Maryland after C.J. Brown’s season-ending injury.

• FOX Sports releases its .

• Former Georgia coach Jim Donnan has been charged with .

• Russell Westbrook messes with Team USA and Oklahoma City teammate James Harden’s epic beard in this new ad.

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---By Patrick Snow ()

August 15

• Because of a nationwide helium shortage, the after the first touchdown has been put on hold.

• Speaking of touchdown routines, Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey has found an interesting way .

• For fans of The Big Lebowski, had to be epic. The Dude abides.

• Chadd Scott of looks at .

• How serious is the spleen injury to ?

• It looks like will either be played in New Orleans or in Arlington, Texas.

• The new NBA2K13 game will feature

• The is a mess…again.

• If you’re a Vikings defender at training camp, .

• The continues to raise more questions.

• Check out who’s taking batting practice in Toronto: Charlie Sheen. He doesn’t have much of a swing, but at least Rick Vaughn has finally learned that we wear caps and sleeves in the league.

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---By Patrick Snow ()

August 14

• Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher had but still expects to be ready for the season opener against Indianapolis.

• The Red Sox nation is mourning , who was a player, manager and broadcaster for the club during a career that lasted more than 60 years.

• Mark Blaudschun has the scoop on .

• I was told to check out with water and a hair flip. It definitely is…quite the picture.

• San Diego State head coach Rocky Long this season. Awesome.

• There seems to be some secrecy in Gainesville regarding .

• Former Red Sox pitcher Derek Lowe may have looked a little strange in a Yankees uniform, but in his New York debut.

• looks at some .

• FOX’s Ken Rosenthal details to the majors at age 20.

• John Carvalho on an investigation regarding Auburn commit Reuben Foster.

Former Bears and 49ers defensive tackle Anthony Adams is now an NFL free agent, and he’s thinking about pursuing his first love — the NBA. Check out his hilarious hoops video.

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---By Patrick Snow ()

August 13

• FOX Sports’ Greg Couch looks at some of the , including the fans.

• After , the Tiger Woods comparisons are bound to begin.

• Many people are inspired by the Olympics and want to be more athletic. is going to need a little more training.

• USC’s Lane Kiffin is after lying to the media about selecting his Trojans No. 1.

• Bleacher Report’s Barrett Sallee examines.

• First it was Chris Johnson of the Titans. Now thinks he could beat Olympic Champion Usain Bolt in the 40-yard dash.

• Here are some from the end of the Olympic Games in London.

• Andrew Luck had with the Colts.

• FOX MLB insider John Paul Morosi says goodbye Olympics, hello MLB. He’s bullish on the Rays and thinks the Red Sox “.”

• Should Doug Collins be ?

• Either James Bond or Marty McFly was navigating through McCovey Cove outside at AT&T Park in San Francisco.

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---By Patrick Snow ()


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