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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: July 7, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for July 7:

• Judging from her Instagram account, Amanda Dufner enjoyed her Fourth of July weekend.

Here's Johnny Football appearing to roll up a $20 bill in a Vegas restroom. A rolled-up $20 no doubt has many uses. I just can't think of them.

King James' agent is giving Cavs fans hope that LBJ could be lured back to Cleveland. If it doesn't happen now, that's just cruel. If it does happen, we need to credit this Ohio cupcake shop with breaking the news on Twitter.

Here's a fascinating chart of Twitter usage during World Cup shootouts.

We saw some vintage Federer at Wimbledon. Guy's still the GOAT.

• Nerd alert: Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley made his own Star Wars movie right on campus.

Minor leaguer Jon Maciel matched Randy Johnson over the weekend in an unusual category: bird kills.

Josh Gordon of the Browns got arrested for DUI in P.J. Hairston's car, then got bailed out by a convicted felon.

• Got 16 seconds? Watch Ronda Rousey destroy Alexis Davis.

Bryce Harper learned the hard way that if you're going to try to break your bat over your knee, you better succeed, or you look stupid and get linked to.

• Don Draper makes his pitch to LeBron to come back to Cleveland.

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