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

Rounding Up the Web's Best Sports Links So You Don't Have To.

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

• Throwback Wednesday: 2003 SI Swimsuit cover girl Petra Nemcova has still got it at age 35.

Jack White threw out the first pitch at a Tigers game. To Santa.

The umps screwed up royally in a KC loss, and had no explanation for their gaffe.

Scouts discovered some art school kid who throws 100 mph. Sounds like a bad movie pitch. Is he also a golden retriever?

• Price, Lester et al: A trade deadline primer.

• Clash of the Titans: The Cubs and Rockies played a 16-inning marathon, with a backup catcher getting the win.

A broken water main resulted in a bizarre scene inside Pauley Pavilion.

Orlando Bloom tried to punch Justin Bieber at a club in Spain. We're all Team Bloom, right?

• Why I don't gamble: Watch a poker player's horrific elimination unfold.

Best news of the day (besides somebody taking a swing at Bieber).

The best headline of the day is at this link.

• Watch a sharknado hit Citi Field in this clip from "Sharknado 2."


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