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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: July 8, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for July 8:

• According to her Instagram account, Bar Refaeli spent the weekend jumping around in a bikini.

• Ever wanted to see Prince Fielder naked? The new ESPN Body Issue is scratching that particular itch. To borrow a phrase from Seinfeld, that's not good naked.

A fan shown sleeping at a Yankees game is suing ESPN for $10 million. In his defense, it really wasn't a flattering image. Wonder if I'm risking a subpoena by linking to it?

The skies over MLB parks last night were nuts.

• This is old, but still funny: The White Sox had a white poncho giveaway, and a Klan rally broke out.

NBA/NFL logo mashups are better than they sound.

Jimmy Fallon provided the Young to Crosby, Stills and Nash.

• Something for the nerds: J.K. Rowling published a new Harry Potter story on her website.

Watch a lingerie football player go Earl Campbell on a hapless opponent.

Dick Enberg proved that even the greats have off nights.

• The cops are out of control. This one prevented Hunter Pence from catching a foul ball.

• That crafty old Derek Jeter is getting by on his wits these days.

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