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• The winner of the “most creative” fried food at the Texas State Fair was Fried Beer. “I was lazy. I figured, ‘Why should I have to drink and eat when I can just eat?” I wanted a pretzel, I wanted beer and I figured a way to combine them. You know, make something fun out of it,” said inventor Mark Zable. That sounds like artery-clogging deliciousness if you ask me. [MSNBC]

• Sweet mercy, what in God’s name was Venus Williams wearing at the U.S. Open? [Out of Bounds]

• Meathead analyst makes horrible Hurricane Katrina reference when discussing Vikings-Saints game. You stay classy, Dan Hampton. [With Leather]

• Aubrey Huff went to great lengths to try to break out of a slump. [The Last Angry Fan]

• Not shocking, Darrelle Revis and Jets agreed to a contract, just in time to prepare for Week #1. [Larry Brown Sports]

• Lady Gaga sitting on a Terrible Towel playing a fire piano? Lady Gaga sitting on a Terrible Towel playing a fire piano. [PSAMP]

• Phil Mickelson tried and failed yet again to claim the world’s No. 1 ranking from Tiger this weekend. [Wei Under Par]

• Photographic illustration of an Alabama fan losing his man card. [Busted Coverage]

• Nice Yankees cap, Tom Cruise, ya douche. [Bob’s Blitz]

• Be sure to take a moment to head over to KSK and participate in their 4th Annual KSK Kares Kharity Drive. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

• Six-minute video showing how LeBron James’ summer vacation was not so great. [You Been Blinded]

• Top 10 reasons why Randy Moss doesn’t feel wanted in New England. [Five Tool Tool]

The Onion Headline of the Day: All 32 NFL Teams Announce They Are Underdogs Headed Into 2010 Season