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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: July 30, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for July 30:

• Throwback Wednesday: 2003 SI Swimsuit cover girl Petra Nemcova has still got it at age 35.

Jack White threw out the first pitch at a Tigers game. To Santa.

The umps screwed up royally in a KC loss, and had no explanation for their gaffe.

Scouts discovered some art school kid who throws 100 mph. Sounds like a bad movie pitch. Is he also a golden retriever?

• Price, Lester et al: A trade deadline primer.

• Clash of the Titans: The Cubs and Rockies played a 16-inning marathon, with a backup catcher getting the win.

A broken water main resulted in a bizarre scene inside Pauley Pavilion.

Orlando Bloom tried to punch Justin Bieber at a club in Spain. We're all Team Bloom, right?

• Why I don't gamble: Watch a poker player's horrific elimination unfold.

Best news of the day (besides somebody taking a swing at Bieber).

The best headline of the day is at this link.

• Watch a sharknado hit Citi Field in this clip from "Sharknado 2."

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