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Wake N’ Blog For January 19th: In Russia, Porn Watches You!

wake-n-blogWake N’ Blog is the Sportress of Blogitude’s morning link dump. Have something interesting you would like to see here? Use the Contact/Tips page up top or shoot me an e-mail. You shan’t regret it. Unless your mom grounded you because you infected the family computer by downloading amputee porn, you twisted little pervert.

• Granted, that “In Russia” joke makes little sense, but you have to take ’em when you can get ’em. Traffic in Moscow screeched to a halt last week due to gawkerism when a computerized billboard began showing a porn. Of course, it was hackers. “‘They were either acting out of hooliganism or were from a rival company,’ Viktor Laptev, commercial director of advertising firm Panno.ru, told RIA.” Hooligan porn? Interesting. [Yahoo!/Reuters]

• Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau was added to Baseball Canada’s Wall of Excellence. So, it’s just him and Larry Walker, right? [TSN]

• Haitian boxer Andre Berto has withdrawn from his January 30th fight against Shane Mosley, citing the earthquake. I see no problem with this decision. [FoxSports/AP]

• Flyers captain Mike Richards’ beef with the media needs to stop. [Puck Daddy]

• The Post has a poll where you can vote on whether or not you like Mark Sanchez’s beard. That’s hard hitting journalism right there. [New York Post]

• If you would like to attend alleged Tiger Woods mistress Rachel Uchitel’s birthday party in Palm Beach, here’s the info. You have to pay for your own Rid treatments afterward, though. [Out of Bounds]

• Jared Allen states that he may have been irritated to if it appeared the Cowboys were running up the score on the Vikings. [The Huddle]

• Ufford blasts Jay Leno. [Warming Glow]

• Phish frontman Trey Anastasio is a Flyers fan. He is also a fan of 25-minute jams, so there you go. Hippie. [The700Level]

• The San Diego Open, formally known as the Buick Invitational, has a new sponsor. [Waggle Room]

• Jose Offerman has been banned from Dominican League baseball for life after “punching” an ump. I’m sorry, that punch was weak. At least make it count, Jose. [ESPN]

• Not only were San Diego’s finest arresting Jets fans in the stands, they could also be seen laying a mean clothesline on a streaker. [Busted Coverage]

• Independent blog attempts to raise funds so they can attend spring training by seeking donations from its readers…and it worked! [The Sporting Blog]

• Ray Allen of the Boston Celtics believes the way All-Star voting is done should be changed. [The Fabulous Forum]

• Andy Roddick trips over the foot of a line judge during a match at the Australian Open, shockingly gets angry about it. [TSN/The Canadian Press]

• Did the wrong Chicago Bears player die? [Bootlegger Sports]

• Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade raised over $800K for Haiti. [Boston Herald/AP]

• The Top 10 lessons that could be learned from the NFL Playoffs thus far. [Five Tool Tool]