Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: June 24, 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 June 24:

Maria Menounos modeled bikinis in Bora Bora, and our cameras were there.

• Big Bron news this morning: King James has exercised the early termination option in his Miami contract. Is he hearing the siren song of Dan Gilbert? Oh, and as I write this, "The Decision" is trending on Twitter. Here's a quick rundown of where James could take his talents (including back to Miami). And here are the best Twitter reactions.

• For some reason, the Sixers considered but then rejected this Ballin' Ben Franklin logo.

ESPN's Tim Kurkjian participated in the Brewers Sausage Race and — wait for it — got smoked.

Evan Turner ran out of gas in his Ferrari, and fortunately, his buddy was there to document the event.

A 17-year-old knuckleballing girl threw BP to the Rays

• Just because: Here's Queen Elizabeth admiring the "Game of Thrones" throne.

• Johnny Football's draft pick hat trick: He's now been drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters. It's good to have options.

• Some company put Obama's face on a coffee mug. No problem there, except that they intended to use English soccer player Chris Smalling's face.

• Jeff Samardzija went Bo Jackson and broke his bat over his knee after a failed bunt attempt.


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