Things to Read: 7/15
This is the new (hopefully) daily p.m. link dump here at TUP. You can send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. And don't forget about my Dale Tallon post below.
FoulBalls: Fornelli on the 'Hawks with some money quotes from Martin Havlat. Including:
"I was too closely identified with Dale," he continued. "McDonough knew long ago he was going to fire Dale. He wanted someone he could claim as his own He wanted to stand up at the convention and claim credit for signing this guy or that guy."
Blog-a-Bull: James Johnson: 21 and 8 yesterday in the Summer League. Lets just hope most of Anthony Randolph's 42 didn't come against him.
Deadspin: Leitch with some cool photos from yesterday's All-Star game. Bo(o?) Obama!
Mouthpiece: Speaking of the All-Star Game, these things have happened since the NL last won. You know I'm a sucker for a Mario Kart 64 reference.
Blog Down, Chicago Bears: KC Joyner: Cutler will remind fans of Grossman.
SportsPros(e): a) Kyle interviews Scottie Pippen. This is me being jealous.
SportsPros(e): b) Kevin talks about the impact NCAA Football has had on his life and takes a look at '10.
Inside the Bears: Football Outsiders - the Baseball Prospectus of the NFL - picks the Bears to win the NFC (!).
Chicagoist: The Sears Tower changes names tomorrow.
And a music video. After the jump....
The Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)