• Don't expect to get any work done during the Olympics this year. [The Fanhouse]
• How are those Moneyball prospects going? [Bugs And Cranks]
• Troy Smith, dork. [Ballsiest]
• A weird, somewhat intriguing book about why the 2004 World Series was rigged. (Kind of.) [The Red Sox Conspiracy]
• Does speed dating count as a sport? [Uncommon Sportsman]
• A lower-level hoops player, looking for help from Gilbert. [Scott Van Pelt Style]
• The perils of impartial announcing. [Ghosts Of Wayne Fontes]