• Isiah Thomas has one year to turn the Knicks around. What could possibly go wrong? [New York Post]
• You don't think the NBA listens? Look, they're putting up ads for referees? [NBA.com]
• The Weekly Standard takes on soccer. You can probably guess what happened next. [The Weekly Standard]
• Honestly, Australians are the best. [BBC Blogs]
• Cubs vs. White Sox, revisited. [Rivalfish]