The American League shutout the National League 3-0 in the MLB All-Star game. The highlight was Mariano Rivera's tribute in the 8th inning, when the team did not follow him onto the field so he could have the stage to himself. It was a touching and fitting moment for such a legend. Rivera was awarded MVP.
Ole Miss players compare freshman Robert Nkemdiche to Jadaveon Clowney, while at the same time tempered expectations for their 2013 season.
Of course, the actual Clowney was the talk of the first day at SEC Media Days, who said he doesn't care about the Heisman and just wants to win a title.
The SEC is targeting 10-11 bowl affiliations by 2014, meaning a ton of options for SEC teams in postseason play.
Here is a roundup of quotes from SEC MD day 1.
Bill Parcells tries to stand up for Jerry Jones' perception.
MLB issued a new policy to promote a culture of inclusion and to protect gay players. They are planning to put up posters advising professional athletes and warning them about unwanted physical contact and pornography. Sounds like it'll be a bit like health class in high school.
MJ promoted his brother to director of player personnel within the Bobcats organization.
The Toronto Raptors will buy-out Marcus Camby, who wasn't happy with the trade between NYK and TOR.
Daryl Richardson is being lined up as the St. Louis Rams' top RB.
Just four quarterbacks on a road trip.
Adrien Broner's NSFW video of himself dropping a deuce in a Popeyes bathroom ends with him flushing money down the toilet.
Ben McLemore flashed some potential in the Summer League.
Robert Downey Jr. is the highest-paid actor in the world.
Travi$ Scott performed at SOBs last night.
Killer Mike and El-P release a video for "36" Chain."
Pete Rock and Camp Lo release another track from their upcoming collab album, due July 23.
DID YOU REALIZE?
Vladimir Putin began downplaying the impact of Edward Snowden's leaks in terms of the US-Russia relations, another signal that they are considering granting him asylum.
Details continue to come out about the jury in the George Zimmerman trial, as four jurors distance themselves from comments made from Juror B37.
President Obama concedes that immigration reform will not be completed before the August recess.
Eric Holder put the Florida's SYG laws on blast.
EVERYTHING I AM
Howard University medical students have some questions.
GOTTA HAVE IT
YMCMB are releasing a Rich Gang album, which hasn't really been defined, but Rick Ross has a solo feature on there called "50 Plates."