• Evidently NFL bookies took it in the shorts on Sunday. It's at times like these that we miss Oddjack more than ever. [MSNBC]
• NASCAR OKs $4.48 billion deal with four networks. Cooter and Billy Ray celebrate with beer and chicken wings. [The Mighty MJD]
• Astros have had it with Clemens, and they're not too thrilled with you, either. [Austinist]
• UTEP's leading scorer breaks teammates' jaw, gaining the attention of the authorities, and Bill Romanowski. [ESPN]
• Barnett out as Colorado coach? That's what we're hearing. But then we hear strange voices a lot. [Cheap Seats]
• Sad day: "Steel Curtain" orchestrator Bud Carson dies. [Yahoo News]