•Gary Coleman's minor league baseball "career" was cut short; short like Gary Coleman: "Too much pine tar on your bat and superballs inside the bat will get you thrown out of the game. Even if your at-bat is a total sham." [Home Run Derby]

•Bear for the course: During the second round of the US Senior Open, a bear was in attendance: "Right after Hale Irwin missed a par putt on the 12th hole, the bear darted across the fairway of The Broadmoor Golf Courseduring the PGA's US Senior Open's second round which was being televised live on national TV. The bear stopped to sniff a few items left by fans. No injuries were reported." [Colorado Homers]

• Dwyane Wade's knee appears to be feeling better: Video of D-Wade's crazy windmill alley-oop against Lithuania. [BDL]

• Welcome to Bay-State...Or something: "The bad news is that he's barely been on the team for twenty-four hours and the "BAY State" references—permeating the news media and, more tiresomely, handmade signs in and around Fenway Park on Friday night—have already worn out their welcome." [Metroville]