ā€¢ Has a first place team ever been more unhappy and less fun to watch then the San Diego Padres? [Gas Lamp Ball]
ā€¢ A rare black umpire died. Did anyone notice? [BlackAthlete]
ā€¢ It might comes as a surprise to people outside of New York ā€” or even, we'll admit, us ā€” but Mark Messier wasn't nearly as popular in the city as you might think. [Puck Update]
ā€¢ All kinds of weird things happening with the NHL Players Union. Hmm ... wonder why. [Eklund's Hockey Rumors]
ā€¢ Depressive sports blogger cheers up enough to find good news about the Chicago Bears. Really. [SportsPundit]
ā€¢ Um, here's some post about anal sex on the Angels or something, we're not sure, it kind of scared us a little. [Halo's Heaven]