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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: July 14, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for July 14:

Rihanna revealed her loyalties at the World Cup, then proceeded to party with the victorious Germans.

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• To the victor goes the spoils: Germany's Mario Gotze celebrated with smokeshow WAG Ann Kathrin Vida Brommel.

LeBron captured footage of the idiot who invaded the pitch at the World Cup yesterday.

A clever Twitter user with lots of time on his hands gave the impression that the World Cup was fixed.

• It's time for SEC Media Days. Here's a fun sampling of quotes from past years, including the wisdom of one Lester Miles.

Interesting account of SI's LeBron exclusive. It was so exclusive, even the mag's ad sellers didn't know.

• Monday morning buzzkill: A long, sobering account of a sexual assault on a college campus involving an athlete.

• I'm not a Family Guy fan, but I gotta admit that this guy nails his Peter Griffin impersonation.

Matthew Stafford's significant other does a pretty amazing worm.

• Interesting detail from this Mickelson story: He drank a $40,000 bottle of wine out of the Claret Jug.

• This is strange: KISS is starring on MLB-themed t-shirts.

• One legend pays tribute to another, as Jordan honors Jeter with this star-studded commercial.

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