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


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for August 11:

• We missed Anna Kendrick's 29th birthday last week. We'll try to make amends with this slideshow.

Hip-hop fans longing to hear a sweet Peyton-Eli jam have had their prayers answered.

• A little something to whet your college football appetite: The 113 best GameDay signs of all time.

The Tony Stewart video doesn't prove anything, except that a tragedy occurred.

Yasiel Puig snapped his bat on a checked swing without hitting the baseball. Yasiel Puig is not human.

If you didn't enjoy the PGA Championship because Tiger wasn't in it, you should quit watching golf. But it is okay to be a little weirded out by that ending.

• Rory didn't just win — he saved the Wanamaker Trophy from some clumsy PGA official.

The weekend that sports Twitter went insane.

A 13-year-old girl pitched her team into the Little League World Series.

Even the players get bored during a 19-inning marathon.

• Jay Bruce robbed Giancarlo Stanton of a homer.

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