• Olympics. Mario Lemieux pulls out of the Torino Winter Games. The hockey events, anyway. I think there's still an outside chance that he's a go for the ice-dancing competition. [CBC]
• College basketball. Pitt is crushing Penn State. Said Seth Davis while doing highlights of the game, "Kinda weird to see a conference game this early in the season." I agree, Seth. That would be weird. [ESPN Gamecast]
• Tennis. Anna Kournikova says she isn't ruling out a return to professional tennis. I remember hearing somewhere once that she's pretty, but hasn't won a tournament. Any truth to that? [CBS Sportsline]
• World Cup. Discussion continues about the brutal draw handed to the United States. You won't find any better than this one in the Sports Frog's Swamp. [The Sports Frog]
• Sportscaster Nudity. No, not the Paul McGuire Playgirl spread you've been waiting for. But Lisa Guerrero's Playboy photos have apparently been leaked. Run along now... sinner. [The Wizard of Odds]