MLB's Fun Police Bans Dirk Nowitzki From Throwing Out First Pitch At A World Series Game

From Marc Stein: "Sources told ESPNDallas.com that—with the NBA in the midst of a lockout that has spanned 111 days—at least some hesitation stems from the idea that MLB executives want to stand behind their basketball counterparts and have notified the Rangers that they can't bestow first-pitch honors on an NBA player." In a related story, Bud Selig has put a hit out on Roger Staubach. [ESPN Dallas]