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Wake N’ Blog For March 2nd: Shockingly, Pissing On A Power Line Might Not Be The Greatest Idea

Wake N’ Blog is the Sportress of Blogitude’s morning link dump. In a taste test of cheesy snack crackers, Cheez-It topped Better Cheddars in a landslide. If you happen to disagree, send reason why to weedagainstspeed@gmail.com. Or just send tips. It’s up to you.

• Fifty-year-old Roy Messenger was killed by electrocution after urinating on a downed power line after it was knocked down when he crashed into the pole. Grays Harbor County sheriff’s Deputy Dave Pimentel said “there will be an autopsy but burn marks indicated the way the electricity traveled through Messenger’s body.” Hoo boy. Sweet mercy, that ain’t right. [MSNBC/AP]

• OMIGOD OMIGOD OMIGOD! Erin Andrews is going to be on Dancing With The Stars! Perhaps more on this later, as long as Tom Bergeron gives me the okay. [Awful Announcing]

• Not quite as newssexyworthy but still a big deal, Chad Ochocinco will appear on the show as well. [Outside the Boxscore]

• In what will likely be the last post of its kind, FHF presents some leftover Canadian Olympic Hotties of the Day. The feature will be sorely missed. [Four Habs Fans]

• I missed this Monday, but yesterday would have been Harry Caray’s 96th birthday. [Joe Sports Fan]

• An ex-Jayhawks basketball player didn’t kiss his wife until the wedding day. But I’m sure he received tons of hummers, right? No? [SPORTSbyBROOKS]

• Once again, Rich Eisen is preparing to run the 40-yard dash at the combine. [Shutdown Corner]

• It appears that Anna Kournikova might be a bit bustier these days. [Epic Carnival]

• Tiger Woods is still huge in China. [Out of Bounds]

• Strangely, a commercial is airing on NBA TV where Elmo teaches you how to sneeze. [Sharapova’s Thigh]

• The ’80s cult show Max Headroom is coming to DVD. Man, I loved that show. I wonder how it will stand up now. Probably not well. [TV Squad]

• Herm Edwards is a joy to watch, especially when he attempts to break down the proposed changes to NFL overtime rules. What is he talking about? [The Legend of Cecilio Guante]

The Onion Headline of the Day: Archaeologists Discover Remnants Of Legendary Party Out By Train Tracks

• Finally, Horatio discusses Canada’s gold medal victory in hockey [H/T Total Pro Sports]