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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: August 26, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for August 26:

• We may not care about tennis, but I think we can all agree that it boasts some of sports' loveliest ladies, like Maria Sharapova.

The Yankees haven't lost since Shawn Kelley bought a rubber horse head. If they lose, that head will wind up in someone's bed.

The Ginger Hammer unleashes its wrath against poolside beer drinking.

Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus may be baseball's best comedy team.

• According to Mike Schmidt, Bud Selig had a plan in place to reinstate Pete Rose before Charlie Hustle screwed it up.

I think we can all agree that Bucknell football takes the best headshots.

Alec Baldwin wore a suit to the U.S. Open and nonchalantly caught an errant ball.

Tennessee is getting pretty creative with its recruiting, although I bet this kid's never read Rolling Stone, since he's under 50. 

Seahawks fans are still having fun at Michael Crabtree's expense.

Master photobomber Chris Bosh struck last night at the Emmys. His victim: Matthew McConaughey.

• This is alarming: Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen had his truck torched. Imagine what will happen when the season goes south.

• Watch a solitary bee disrupt the proceedings at the U.S. Open.

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