Wednesday Link-Off: An Inside Look

amber-anderson-simonabarbieri13-01It’s the middle of the week which means that it’s time for the links. I think this set of links is pretty solid given the changes in where we’re getting links from. Yes, I’m still going on about having to switch from Google Reader. Damn you, Google! Damn you to hell!

Since Scotsman Andy Murray (AKA Cuz) won Wimbledon, let’s start with Scottish model Amber Anderson.

A look inside the eerily quiet hospital in Lac Megantic following the train explosion. (Toronto Star)

The former military analyst who released the infamous Pentagon Papers says that Edward Snowden made the right call in fleeing America before blowing the whistle. (Washington Post)

Pakistan had a hold of Osama bin Laden ten years ago in a traffic stop. That was just one of a series of incompetent moves that let bin Laden get away. (Daily Telegraph)

Over the weekend, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed on landing in San Francisco. Here’s what we know about the crash so far. (Jalopnik)

The New Yorker is one of the better regarded magazines in the world. Here’s a look at the history of the famed publication. (The Awl)

Elliotte Friedman looks inside the Daniel Alfredsson negotiations with the Ottawa Senators and how he ended up a Red Wing. (CBC Sports)

It won’t be a popular thing to say but the BBC got its Wimbledon coverage wrong. (The Guardian)

The Masked Man looks back on Matt Borne who most famously played Doink the Clown. (Deadspin)

The Times follows a victim of the Boston Marathon Bombing on his road to recovery. (New York Times)

You’ve heard of the 24 Hours of Lemons but what do you know about it? The Washington Post has the inside look. (Washington Post)

The NHL is failing massively with the NHL Network. They can’t even get coverage of their own final right. (Sports Business Journal)

The Newsroom is back on Sunday. You really should watch it. (Warming Glow)

Remember Amy’s Baking Company from the season finale of Kitchen Nightmares? Well, the owners haven’t learned a thing and are trying to run their business as a dictatorship. (Daily Mail)

Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole are on their way to America with Fox Sports 1. Me, I watch Sportsnet Connected so I actually see the highlights in the morning.

Obligatory The Newsroom video.

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