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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: August 6, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for August 6:

Possibly inebriated swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen really seemed to enjoy throwing out the first pitch in LA Tuesday night. I'm with her; the only way to enjoy that nerve-wracking experience would be to get hammered first.

Nothing draws a crowd like Jayson Werth garden gnomes.

These Kobe-Jordan comparison videos are absolutely amazing. You'd almost think one was imitating the other.

Here's a Hard Knocks episode 1 recap.

Cleveland's David Murphy got confused by an extra ball bouncing on the grass. Write your own joke; I'm too lazy.

Ian Kinsler joins the "worst throw of all time" sweepstakes.

• Not sports-related, but kind of inspiring: Commuters in Australia combined to lift a train off a guy's leg.

• LolMets: The Mets gave away toy trucks with Phillies logos on them.

Get to know new Spurs assistant Becky Hammon.

The Duf-man shares his secrets in an amusing video.

Kentucky lineman Cory Johnson is a regular guy. Very regular.

• Our lives are complete. We've now seen Adam Dunn pitch a complete inning.

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