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Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: September 4, 2014


This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for September 4:

• Beyonce turns 33 today. Celebrate with 33 photos of Queen Bey in action.

Yao Ming has turned his attention to saving African elephants and rhinos. In other news, Yao Ming is still freakishly huge.

Here are five ridiculous NFL predictions as the season gets underway.

Melky Cabrera is scared of thunder. Wonder if he still climbs in bed with his parents.

Next, Charlie Strong is going to suspend Bevo and Zombie Darrell Royal.

Geno Auriemma got busted for calling Mo'Ne Davis.

A reasoned assessment of Jeter in twilight.

Arkansas-Little Rock's AD had to resign after getting caught on a hot mic talking about a soccer player's mom in a creepy, pervy way.

Watch Rory McIlroy scare the crap out of his sleeping caddie. He's made his caddie a rich man, so he can do whatever he wants.

Caleb Joseph of the Orioles pursued a foul ball into the camera pit.

Lolo Jones is going on Dancing with the Stars. Please let her win something.

• Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke did her legendary dance before racing a car.

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