• Careful, Romo: Wade Phillips doesn't have the best history with quarterbacks. [Signal To Noise]
• A wrapup of the other great rivalry game last night. [Lion In Oil]
• That weird college football clock rule didn't shorten games on CBS; it just made the network more money. [The Wizard Of Odds]
• An early NL Central preview, with the wrong team picked atop the division. [Sweet Home Sports]
• Always nice to see Mexico lose to the U.S. [The Fan's Attic]
• Yeah, seriously ... where DID SI's magazine link go? [GetUntracked]
• Rather great soccer fight between China and England. [Flumesday]
• More no-Art-Monk-in-the-Hall-of-Fame anger. [SportsFan Magazine]
• You know what needs to change for the Celtics? The logo. [Bostonist]
• Illinois is terrible at football and excellent at football recruiting, and the Illini are great at basketball but terrible at basketball recruiting. What's going on? [Frank The Tank]
• A look at basketball in the state of Colorado. [And Here Come The Pretzels ...]