1. Here’s something to keep in mind when some kid inevitably shows up on your doorstep this summer with a sob story and a magazine subscription to sell: he’s probably lying, possibly criminal, and potentially doped to the gills.
2. Ray Sumrow has gone from respected Rockwall County DA to a 15-year prison sentence for stealing public money. How? Probably because of solid financial strategies such as this: “Mr. Sumrow has said that the money entered his account by mistake and that he preferred paying exorbitant insufficient funds fees to balancing his checkbook…Mr. Sumrow made no investments, kept no savings account and has no life insurance. During a recent court hearing, he was unsure whether he has a retirement account and said he owed the IRS $31,000.”
3. Dirk Nowitzki netted a tournament-high 35 points as he led Germany one step closer to qualifying for next month’s Olympics in Beijing. “Dirk is one of the best players in the world. He can score in so many ways,” said L.A. Clipper, fake German, and master of the obvious Chris Kaman.