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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: June 18, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for June 18:

• Best World Cup discovery so far: Mexican reporter Vanessa Huppenkothen (pictured).

Yasiel Puig got friendly with Lord Stanley's Cup.

• This is interesting: The U.S. Patent Office cancels the Redskins' trademark registration, citing the name's disparaging nature.

• Is this real life? The Bitcoin Bowl is now a thing. As someone asked, will there be an online coin flip before the game?

The best goal of the World Cup so far. Beautiful.

Some kids worked some cool sleight of hand with a Vine.

Brady Quinn is the latest to clutch his pearls over Johnny Manziel's off-field behavior.

Stories continue to emerge about what a great guy Tony Gwynn was.

• Jimmy Graham is arguing that he's a wide receiver. His own Twitter bio says otherwise.

Watch the Royals' Mike Moustakas take a ground ball off the melon.

• Hey, United Airlines: If you're going to lose someone's baggage, make sure it's not Rory McIlroy's.

• Brock Holt saved Jonny Gomes' bacon with a spectacular catch.

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