Manny Ramirez Heroically Shops For Discount Electronics On Injured CalfS

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• Former Nationals reliever Mike Bacsik, determined to be known for something other than giving up Barry Bonds's 756th career home run, chose to lose his mind on Twitter yesterday. A screenshot, courtesy @joeruiz:

Manny Ramirez Heroically Shops For Discount Electronics On Injured CalfS

You'll be shocked to learn that Bacsik now works in sports-talk radio.

• LeBron gets a triple-double; Dwyane Wade dunks on what's left of Kevin Garnett; the Jazz run that old flex offense down the throats of the Nuggets; and the Spurs' George Hill shows himself off to the world for a second time.

• At last, a newspaper section devoted exclusively to the long-neglected world of New York sports.

• Tiger Woods updates his blog and sounds suspiciously like Larry King.

• Jose Tomas, one of Spain's top matadors, needed 17 pints of blood after being gored by a bull named Navegante, who sank his horn 4 inches into Tomas's groin.

This headline on ESPN's front page fills me with existential despair: "Kiper: Let's start talking 2011 NFL draft now."

• The above photo, taken at a Pasadena Best Buy, comes courtesy @KellyKell, via Vin Scully is My Homeboy. At that moment, the Dodgers were in extra innings in Washington. The Bill Plaschke column writes itself.