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


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

• Fireball is getting recalled in Europe, but here in 'Murica, we don't mind a little propylene glycol in our booze. Nor do we mind Fireball girls.

• Madison Bumgarner ruled this postseason, but he had a weak postgame. First, he only chugged six beers, not seven, and then he was outshone by the awkward Chevy guy.

• Oops. For winning World Series MVP, Bumgarner was awarded a truck that was recently recalled.

Fans in San Fran adopted a piece of West Virginia culture, burning couches to celebrate.

Five things we learned from the 2014 MLB season.

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• Throwback Thursday: Current college football players as kids in their Halloween costumes. Or, if hoops is your thing: Current college basketball players in their Halloween costumes.

Michael Jordan doesn't think much of Barack Obama's golf game.

Tom Brady welcomed NBA season in fine fashion.

Bruce Feldman goes inside the quarterback's brain.

• Remember Antoine Dodson? He's going to fight the intruder who inspired his famous rant, in a celebrity boxing match.

• Pablo Sandoval celebrated the Giants World Series win in a costume panda head.

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