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• Far Out Grandpa. Richard Heritz, an 85-year-old Ohio resident, was arrested at the Warren Correction Institution in southwestern Ohio after attempting to smuggle 20 grams of marijuana into the penitentiary for his grandson, Gregory Heritz, who is in the hoosegow due to a burglary conviction. Grandpa Dick could face up to 7 years in prison and a $15,000 fine if convicted. But seriously, what jury is going to convict an 85-year-old man for pot? Further, what 85-year-old man knows where to score some buds? [Yahoo!/AP]

• Here was my initial take on the Mariotti arrest on Saturday I wrote for my weekend gig at OOB. [Out of Bounds]

• NHL tough guys be talking smack on Twitter now. [Puck Daddy]

• Breaking down Favre’s five minutes of action last night. [Shutdown Corner]

• So long, Lou Piniella. [Larry Brown Sports]

• The Big 10 Network aired footage of a barbecue at a Michigan coach’s house. Said footage featured a fake semi-automatic handgun sitting on a counter. [Busted Coverage]

• This week’s top 12 takeaways from NFL Preseason action. [Five Too Tool]

• Delonte West to serve a 10-game suspension for driving with a bunch of weapons. [The Legend of Cecilio Guante]

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