• Serena Williams bows out of Australian Open; fortunately, there's always Brett Ratner. [Tennis-X]
• Come on, we're not that racist: Kentuckians not pleased with portrayal in Glory Road. [Yahoo News]
• Hey, keg stands at practice! Patriots hire 29-year-old coordinator. [MSN Sportsfilter]
• Sayonara is how we say goodbye: Mets' Kaz Ishii headed back to Japan. [Mets Minor Blog]