Wimbledon has gotten somewhat lost as the World Cup and NBA draft/free agency have hogged most of the spotlight. But this fan is certainly excited about the tournament, which is now in Day 8. Hugh Jackman (and his awesome new mustache) are pumped as well. Are you?
One Way to Handle Worst Moment of Your Life
Chile striker Mauricio Pinilla had a chance to become a hero against Brazil on Saturday, but his shot in extra time went off the crossbar. The game went to a shootout and Chile lost, ending its World Cup run in the Round of 16. Rather than lock all the doors and binge-watch the WWE Network, which is what I would've done, Pinilla got a tattoo of his missed strike so that he can be reminded of his failing for the rest of his life.
Playing in his first home game as a member of the Cubs' Triple A affiliate, Manny Ramirez smacked a 450-foot home run.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Gunaxin is celebrating Canada Day with a "Girls of Canada" gallery. It's also a perfect opportunity to showcase my favorite Canadian SI Swimsuit model, Vancouver's own Kate Bock.
Yo Holmes, to Bel-Air
In perhaps the greatest minor league promotion ever, the State College Spikes held The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Night on Sunday. Alfonso Ribeiro (aka Carlton Banks) threw out the first pitch.
Marcin Gortat Is Winning the Offseason
A week after being photographed at the market with his pet pig, Wizards free-agent center Marcin Gortat rode atop an armored vehicle to a basketball camp in Poland.
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Odds and Ends
USA-Belgium Hype Video
Just in case you weren't excited enough for today's game.
Even Better USA-Belgium Hype Video
The official description of the video from YouTube: Camp Sunshine, a Camp for Kids with Cancer, chanted this everyday last week during meal times. These children have had a long fought battle with cancer... They cheer for the USMNT for their battle against Belgium. Cancer didn't stop them.... They won't stop you!!! #1N1T #USMNT #ibelievethatwewillwin
Girl Charges Mound!
I was a little excited to see a link to this video in my Inbox, as "girl charges mound" is a rare phenomenon. After watching it, however, I've decided this is fake. We have a comments section below so let me know what you think.
June: The Month in News Bloopers
With June in the books, we have our monthly news blooper compilation.