Athlon’s Essential Eleven Links of the Day

Rounding up the web's best sports links so you don't have to.

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 14.

• Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson versus No. 1 Alabama.

• Jay Cutler and the Bears offensive line to the Packers.

• Bleacher Report’s Barrett Sallee looks at what would mean for coaches Will Muschamp and Derek Dooley.

• Check out this gallery of .

• The as Jim Calhoun retires.

• Mark Ennis of Big East Coast Bias details at in league play.

• Will the Eagles have against the Ravens?

• The red-hot Orioles , and Baltimore is ready for postseason baseball.

• Oh those .

• Can a “no-Luck” Stanford team on Saturday?

• You gotta love Dad going Happy Gilmore off the tee.

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September 13

• The play tonight at Lambeau Field, and this year's Chicago offense has massive potential.

• Yahoo’s Les Carpenter believes that in order to win big.

• MrSEC.com looks into caused by controversial “7-on-7 coach” Byron De’Vinner.

• LostLetterman.com ranks .

• Remember that ?

• The Oakland A’s and their small-budget payroll and lead the American League wild card standings.

• Miami Heat star LeBron James has .

• One Texas football star .

• The Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Adjust your wagers accordingly.

• The Penn State football program has had .

• Check out the awesome fake on this defensive play by Orioles rookie third baseman Manny Machado. Baltimore is tied with the Yankees atop the AL East and is battling to make the postseason for the first time since 1997.

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September 12

• The news broke this morning that . The agreement is expected to begin whenever ND can exit the Big East, and the Irish will play five football games per year against ACC opponents.

• Texans defensive end J.J. Watt says . Good luck to the network trying to find a team to do the show next preseason.

• The in a huge NFC North matchup. How will Green Bay running back Cedric Benson fare against his former team?

• This seems pretty prophetic .

• USC football has for…reporting the news.

• The Orioles and A’s keep winning as continues to be a wild one.

• Easy on those , kids.

• This pretty much sums up the pending NHL lockout.

• It seemed like a great story when Harvard basketball made last season’s NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1946, but now comes the news that co-captains Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry have been accused of being part of .

• If you’ve got some extra time on your hands, get up to Maine and help solve . A gallon of gin could be yours!

• Check out the reaction of Slayer guitarist Kerry King and other musicians to the popular new ESPN commercial that has NFL insider John Clayton wearing the metal band’s t-shirt.

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September 11

• Ravens safety Ed Reed set in Baltimore’s 44-13 victory over the Bengals.

• Is Angels rookie Mike Trout still the favorite for the ?

• Check out what happens to Browns’ receiver Mohamed Massaquoi on . That’s gotta hurt.

• ESPN Big Ten blogger Brian Bennett looks at .

• Apparently the nation’s top football recruit, of Grayson H.S. in Georgia, is not a fan of the AJC’s Michael Carvell.

• The SEC has unfortunately made a Goodell-like decision for a hit that was deemed “a flagrant and dangerous act.” The play did not draw a flag in the Rebels win over UTEP, but Elston will sit against Texas this week.

• The Raiders were paramount in last night’s 22-14 home loss to the Chargers.

• Is UCLA running back Johnathan Franklin ?

• Ken Pomeroy takes an in-depth look at on its 40th anniversary.

• Kudos to Andy Murray for winning an elusive Grand Slam title. He beat Novak Djokovic to become the first British man to win a singles Grand Slam championship since 1936.

• Does the AMC hit show Breaking Bad need a new open? Here is a worthy candidate for Walter White and the boys.

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---By Patrick Snow ()
 


September 10

• There is with Robert Griffin III at quarterback. The rookie threw for 320 yards and two touchdowns in a win over the Saints in his NFL debut.

• Mike Klis of the Denver Post looks at . New Denver signal caller Peyton Manning became the third QB in NFL history to throw for 400 career touchdowns.

• LSU is kicking butt on the field, and so is their fan base with this .

• Dave Miller of the National Football Post recaps .

• FOX’s Jon Paul Morosi calls out the Nationals management for .

• The 49ers yesterday, beating the Packers 30-22.

• Check out .

• Four-time champion Jeff Gordon for the Sprint Cup championship.

• Twitter was abuzz on Saturday night as in overtime.

• Props to . He found the lost wallet of Rays' speedster B.J. Upton and then tweeted the outfielder to set up a return.

• We're not sure which is worse: Arkansas losing to Louisiana-Monroe or this video made by a very unique Hogs fan.

--- Email us with any compelling sports-related links at [email protected]

---By Patrick Snow ()
 

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