• What is this "John" "Clayton" you speak of? [Sports Unfiltered]
• An up-close look at Ramon Ortiz's near no-hitter yesterday. (With an inexplicable first comment.) [Mr. Irrelevant]
• If we cared about international basketball at all, we'd feel like Brazil did after the World Cup. Fortunately, we don't. [The Fan's Attic]
• ESPN is now branding trucks, or something. [Jalopnik]
• You have to put special sections in the contract of the new Kansas coach. [Also Receiving Votes]
• The Wrigley Field staff sure didn't allow the fans to have much fun with Barry Bonds over the weekend. [Bleed Cubbie Blue]
• An interview with Rob Neyer about those Mets. [Shea Faithful]
• Phillies fans are kind of happy to have this Ryan Howard fellow. [The 700 Level]
• "ClayNation"'s tour of Southern college football stadiums brings him across the path of Adam Duritz, who is not looking so good. [CBS Sportsline.