Man crushes: George Clooney loves him some aging Cincinnati baseball players. [700WLW]

Get your rocks off: Apparently, "bouldering"—or competitive climbing—is a legitmate sport now. So of course, they have a steroid problem. [Steroid Nation]

Insult to injury: Yeah, if "Smooth" is the first song you hear when you get to heaven, I wouldn't want to go either. [HG Halftime Report]

Hope: What the George Bush presidency did for sports. I'm not sure we can pin Yinka Dare's death on W., but the rest of that seems like his fault. [Snap Crackle Pop]

All filler: We've got two weeks of coverage before the big game, I'm sure the media will get to all of these stupid stories—any many, many more. [Five Tool Tool]