• Taking issue with some of Bill Simmons' points about journalism and blogging. [Metsquire]
• That "Michigan Bar" where you're watching the game today? Yeah, they don't really give a damn about Michigan. [Wall Street Journal]
• The thrill of seeing Pedro Gomez close up. [Joe Sports Fan]
• If the NBA All-Star teams were being selected right now... [Bench Renaldo]
• Liveblogging the Philadelphia marathan. [Uwishunu]
• The Long Beach Ice Dogs gave out Ice Dog thongs to 1,000 lucky ladies last night. [IceDogs]