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Leftovers...

• Hey, Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. To celebrate, here's a warm and fuzzy list of a list of the kids of current and former big leaguers playing in the minors today. [Inside Pitch]

• Someone should really make Keith Olbermann explain why he's coaching the Iranian national soccer team. Get on it, Bill O'Reilly. [FIFAWorldCup.com]

• An excellent plan to make the MLB All-Star Game count for something, without also screwing with the World Series. [Sweaty Men Endeavors]

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• Swarthmore has finally decided on a mascot, you'll be happy to know. The Phoenix beat out the Gorilla, the Griffin, and the Manticore. Is this a college that only offers degrees in comic book appreciation? [Swarthmore College]

• The seven worst brothers in sports. [Joe SportsFan]

• Sorry to disappiont you all, but Peter Crouch says he won't be doing his robot dance until England win the World Cup. I guess I'll just have to keep renting Eurotrip. [BBC Sport]

• A little more on Kris Benson, A-Rod and his detractors, and Phil Mickelson. [New York Sports Page]

• Kelvim Escobar's myspace page. If it's actually his, his priorities are in order: hot women, and winning a Cy Young award. One of those seems much more likely than the other. [myspace]

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