Eavesdropping In: Downtown L.A. Football Stadium?; Gavin DeGraw Attacked, Hit By Cab In NYC; Cameron Addresses Escalating London Riots; "Dirty Dancing" Remake; Diana Nyad Quits Cuba To FL Swim

by Emily Green · August 9, 2011

City Council will vote today on plans to build a 72,000-seat football stadium Downtown, implying L.A. gets its very own NFL team again. [KABC]

Gavin DeGraw hospitalized after getting jumped by multiple attackers, followed by being hit by a cab late Sunday night in NYC, forcing his promotional concert tour to be suspended indefinitely. [TMZ]

Prime Minister David Cameron finally returns from his Italian holiday to address London's escalating rampant rioting, recalls Parliament from summer recess, increases police presence to get control over crisis. [Telegraph]

Lionsgate announces a Dirty Dancing remake in the pipeline with original choreographer Kenny Ortega as director. [CNN]

61-year-old Angeleno Diana Nyad forced to quit her ambitious swim from Cuba to Key West after 29 hours at sea. [LATimes]