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• So, a rugby guy gets suspended for a positive drug test, and most people see to think it was the yayo. He's 31 years old. He and a scout believe that he has a future in the National Football League. In related news, I believe I will one day dunk on Dikembe Mutombo. [Armchair GM]

• Here's how Google sees the Yankees/Mets rivalry. It's not good for the Mets. [Off the Facade]

• Of course, the Mets never trotted out a $200 million line-up that included Robinson Cano, Bernie Williams, Melky Cabrera, Bubba Crosby, and Kelly Stinnett, either. [Rays Index]

• New Dolphins QB Daunte Culpepper, on the JumboTron at a Heat game, flashes the crowd "the shocker." You can take the boy off the boat, but... [MiamiSportsDudes]

• The Cubs signed Tony Womack to a AAA contract, helping out with their depth at 2B. The hole behind Jerry Hairston, Neifi Perez, Todd Walker, and Ryan Therriot desperately needed to be filled. [Critical Fanatic]


• This seems like less of a blog post, and more of an essay. It's about the Nationals/Orioles rivalry, and it's well-worth having a look. Great name for a blog, too. [The Curly W]

• Dave's Football Blog liveblogged a brief handshaking with Jerome Bettis. This is why the Internet exists. [Dave's Football Blog]