1. Attn: People wishing out loud that Raiders rookie Derek Carr will snatch the starting quarterback job away from Matt Schaub. Just, stop. Have you seen Oakland's offensive line? Why would you wish death by quarterback sack on a nice guy like Derek? Let him learn on the bench, where the only danger is splinters.
2. Mexico and Brazil played to a scoreless draw in the World Cup. To believe my Twitter feed, this qualified as one of soccer's most exciting games in recent history. Anxiously awaiting for "a little unclear on the concept" to start trending as a hash tag.
3. U.S. women's soccer star Hope Solo was arrested for suspicion of assaulting some relatives Saturday. This is why, when people say they'll treat you like family, ask for a little clarity of exactly what they mean.
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