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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: August 1, 2013


This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for Aug. 1.

We lead off today with 20 crush-worthy Hollywood bachelorettes, starting with Jennifer Lawrence. Yes, please.

20 awesome athletes in diapers. Not including Juwan Howard. (Get it? It's because he's old.)

An open letter to Johnny Football. I'm sure he's reading this blog and will click the link.

Steve Nash is still haunted by an awful photograph of him and Dirk and Cubes. Can you blame him?

Ever wished you could practice your putting while seated on the throne? You're in luck.

The SEC was a hot topic at other conference media days. Saban & Co. are in their heads.

Johnny Gomes does not require your assistance to turn double plays.

• Priceless historical artifact alert: Could this be the chalice from the Malice in the Palace?

An unfortunate typo involving "Chooch" Ruiz resulted in an amusing screen grab in Philly.

Riley Cooper gets the Taiwanese animation treatment, complete with golden shower from angry teammates.

• They're apparently making a movie about Kurt Warner. Here are some clever casting suggestions.

• Presenting the Dodgers' starting lineup, Mr. Chow-style.

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