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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: August 13, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for August 13:

• It stays hot in South Beach: The Miami Dolphins cheerleaders recently held a fashion show and calendar unveiling.

25 awesome athlete toys. It's good to be rich and famous.

Michigan Men need only one sucker punch to lay a dude out.

Cowboys, Raiders and fans brawled yesterday.

• Mike Gundy is a man, he's 47, and he's a terrible white-guy dancer.

Yasiel Puig's routine fly ball ended with a bat flip that endangered the life of Matt Kemp.

As the headline at the link says, Kansas' crimson chrome uniforms scream desperation.

Olympic athletes are learning to hold their breath for five minutes.

An ugly glimpse at how the news sausage is made.

Falcons coach Mike Smith: "We want to be the biggest pr--ks." It's good to have goals.

• Ever wonder how a dog would react to a levitating weiner? Wonder no more.

• Watch a sportscaster name-check each Robin Williams movie in his segment.

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