The NFL is laying off employees despite steady profits? That blows (not like something like that would happen around here). [Philly.com]

ā€¢ An interesting interview with ESPN Deportes reporter Carolina Guillen. "Well, the biggest challenge was to become and reflect to my audience that Iā€™m a real sports professional journalist and not just a pretty face on TV. Every day we encounter new challenges that encourages us to be better." Erin Andrews on line one. [LAist]

ā€¢ Biting security at an out of hand basketball game? Oh, happened in Long Island. Ok then. [The Sporting Blog]

ā€¢ The Nigerian MMA team is looking for help with invites to international events. Just remember, when they try to pay their entrance fee, don't accept a money order. [FightTicker]