• Making baseball bats is a more fascinating process than you might believe. [Popular Mechanics]
• We're not going to comment just yet on Dr. Z and the supermodel making picks on SI.com. We're not ready. [SI.com]
• O.J. Simpson ... "fiction" writer. [With Leather]
• Brett Favre is right about the NFL's substance abuse program. [Treatment Online]
• There will be no Americans playing sports in Iran. [True Hoop]
• What Brian Billick said to Jim Fassel. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]