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• Ten non-conventional candidates to replace Paul Tagliabue as the NFL Commissioner, including the Super Tecmo Bowl version of Chiefs kicker Nick Lowry, the writer and director of Bring It On, and James Van Der Beek. [SPiN on Sports]

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• How Barry Bonds is like Iraq. It's about 2/3rds of the way down the column, and seems a little strange to me. [Rocky Mountain News]

• Also, Barry's first home run of the year is a sign of the impending apocalypse [The Bringer of Doom]

• I love this. The Cleveland Browns, when interviewing draft prospects, sit them in a room, videotape them, shine a spotlight in their face, and take their pulse while grilling them. Patriots TE Ben Watson reminisces. [The Boston Globe] via [The Sports Frog]

• A pretty interesting and in-depth look at the ties between the New York Times and the Boston Red Sox. [Boston Sports Media Watch]

• How to get Jason Kidd to miss free throws: French-Fry Wiggle Sticks. [The Realests]

• The University of Minnesota has had just about enough of you damn Iowans. Good luck getting tickets to the Minnesota/Iowa game this year. [The Wizard of Odds]

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• Sal Fasano, back-up catcher for the Phillies, has a fan club. Why? Well, his handlebar mustache probably has a lot to do with it. [The 700 Level]

• A highly-recruited point guard commits to Washington. And oh yeah, his name is Isaiah Thomas. That Lorenzo Romar has a set of balls. [Monkey Disaster]

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• In a tremendous bit of coincidence, a guy named Ray Liotta plays for the White Sox organization. Great, thanks. Now I'm going to have to watch Field of Dreams tonight. [The Foul Pole]