That Didn't Go As Planned
SummerSlam ended with Randy Orton sprawled out in a heap of his own blood, courtesy of Brock Lesnar's elbows. Since it's pro wrestling, there's always some confusion about what's real. But I don't think anyone wanted a cut so big that it required 10 staples to fix. In other news,Seth Rollins scolded fans for booing the new Universal Heavyweight belt, Jon Stewart (and his son) got involved in the action and A.J. Styles beat John Cena in the night's best match.
The Olympics are (finally) over and our media expert Richard Deitsch weighs in on NBC's coverage. He was a little nicer than Vox ... I'm excited for the Super Mario-themed Olympics that will be Tokyo 2020 ... Ryan Lochte and his teammates will be disciplined by the USOC ... Agree with Diana Taurasi here. No one seemed to care about women's hoops in Rio ... Love Jerry Colangelo throwing shade at other countries because their basketball teams aren't that good ... Safe to say the Mongolian wrestling coaches weren't happy with the refs ... Usain Bolt's got some explaining to do! Gallery: Best photos from the entire Rio Games.
One Way To Spend $100 Million
Melissa Cuc: Lovely Lady of the Day
I featured Melissa Cuc about six months ago and I think it's more than time to feature her again. She is today's LLOD (click for full-size gallery).
Nate Diaz Recovery Program
Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 202 in one of the best matches of the year. Afterwards, McGregor discusses spit that's about to hit the fan while Diaz vaped weed oil to ease the pain.
Weather Woman or Instagram Model?
The Dog With Johnny Cueto Braids
This Would've Been My Winner
Wilson Chandler Catches Really Big Fish
Odds & Ends
Five memorable NHL gimmicks from the 1990s ...Dwight Gooden is in rough shape and Darryl Strawberry is concerned ... Two members of the A's got an alteration. Now one is injured ... Nudity in a team photo is never fun ... Not ESPN's best moment ... I was hoping this story ended with Mike Tyson KO'ing Kanye West ... A ranking of every Star Trek movie ... Some great sorority drama at Penn State ... Twenty-nine books every person should read.
Team USA Celebrates Gold on Snapchat
Home Run into Trash Can
One Patriotic American
Flea Jams Out With Koko the Gorilla
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