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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: April 4, 2014


This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for April 4.

• So "Game of Thrones" is starting back up. I don't watch it, but after seeing this slideshow, I'm considering it.

Check out the "crowd" at the White Sox-Tigers game on Thursday. They gathered for a postgame meal in the party room at the local Denny's.

• Cardinal Mike Adams battled a Reds fan for a foul ball, and lost. The fan was less than gracious about the win.

An awful woman tried to get a souvenir ball meant for a kid. Jeets was having none of it. Good on ya, Captain.

The new "This is SportsCenter" commercial features Bubba Watson and the Stanford tree.

Here are some terrifying photos of a tornado approaching a minor league baseball stadium.

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• Russell Westbrook threw down a filthy reverse slam.

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