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Wake N’ Blog: Oh, The Humanity! Old Lady Wakes Up To Find Blimp Crashed In Her Yard

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• A 94-year-old Ohio woman awoke to a shocking surprise in her backyard on Sunday morning: a crashed blimp. The 128-foot long blimp broke from its tethers at the Columbus airport because of high winds and landed in Lillian Bernhagen’s backyard in Worthington. The blimp advertises Hangar 1 vodka and when asked if she might sample the spirit, Bernhagen replied

• Speaking of old ladies, a 98-year-old woman earned the highest Judo black belt. [Off the Bench]

• Check out this 425-foot frisbee golf ace. [Bob’s Blitz]

• Mike Comrie knocked up Hilary Duff. Well done. [Puck Daddy]

• Bradley’s win and Dufney’s grace are the reasons why we watch golf. [Devil Ball Golf]

• Brooklyn Decker read a book while attending a Reds game with husband Andy Roddick. [Busted Coverage]

• The Tampa Bay Rays are playing “Dress Up” again. [Larry Brown Sports]

• Some NBA player you have never heard of scored 78 points in a Pro-Am game. [The Basketball Jones]

• Oh, joy: it looks like Shawne Merriman is going to keep doing that stupid dance. [Shutdown Corner]

• Cowboys coach Jason Garrett is no fun at all. [Deuce of Davenport]

• The Cubs need to sever ties with Carlos Zambrano. [Midwest Sports Fans]

• If athlete charities had more selfish goals. [Sports Pickle]

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