Athlon's 11 Essential Links of the Day: June 17, 2014

We Round Up Today's Best Links So You Don't Have to.

This is you daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for June 17:

 

• Didn't catch the USA's 2-1 win over Ghana yesterday? Here's what you should know going forward.

 

Fan reactions were almost as exciting as the game itself.

 

• Clint Dempsey's 1st-minute goal gave Americans a reason to cheer.

 

• But the Germans performed even better than the U, with Thomas Muller registering a hat trick.

 

• Portugal was frustrated which naturally led to a headbutt.

 

• In other news, Johnny Manziel is still the most ridiculous personality in football.

 

Kanye West rants again, this time at Bonnaroo Music Festival.

 

• Speaking of Kanye: Kim Kardashian is extending her sphere of influence into the realm of videogames.

 

• Both the NBA Playoffs and Game of Thrones Season 4 have ended, but their spirit lives on in this hilarious mash-up.

 

• Rob Ford is getting out of rehab and... getting a musical?

 

• Croatia has more problems than not being very good at football: This nude photo fiasco isn't helping.

 

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