• Drafting the very best in NHL names. [Orland Kurtenblog]
• How about instant replay in soccer, too? [Soccernista]
• Sometimes we forget that a Dutch oven is, in fact, an oven. [Mr. Irrelevant]
• Finally, an athlete the average blogger can relate to. [Something Awful]
• Papelbon's message to the Rays: This ain't over. [Wicked Good Sports]
• Oh great, the MLB closer just got harder to write, now that I can't copy and paste from Associated Press game recaps. [Newshoggers]
• Basically everyone working for ESPN will be in Green Bay for Week 1 of the NFL. Likely exception: Rick Reilly. [ProFootballTalk]