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• The above, shall we say, interesting topics were among those recognized Thursday at the annual Ig Nobel Prizes at Harvard University, which, according to its founders are held to “make people laugh and then make them think.” Interesting. All I’m thinking about is who gives a rip about whale snot, but at the same time, my father was addicted to whale snot. Don’t ask. [Yahoo!/AFP]

• Even if race was a factor, LeBron’s “The Decision” was nevertheless an awful idea. [Larry Brown Sports]

• The Top 10 ways race was a factor in the above-mentioned debacle. [Five Tool Tool]

• Oh, it’s on like Donkey Kong over at the Ryder Cup, folks! [Wei Under Par]

• Alexander Ovechkin wants to be a rap superstar. Of course he does. [The Slanch Report]

• Finally, an easy to read flowchart you can use to determine if a cyclist has been doping. [TAUNTR]

• Larissa Riquelme was on the cover of Mexican’s version of TV Guide, because, well, I don’t know. Who cares why, amirite? [Busted Coverage]

• Doug Gottleib interviews Jim Mora on ESPN Radio, awkwardness ensues due to Gottleib’s inane line of questioning. [Awful Announcing]

• KSK Sex/Fantasy Football Mailbag time, kids. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

• Alyssa Milano is cornering the athletic apparel market. [Bob’s Blitz]

• Jamal Mashburn is a pizza-making, onion-frying entrepreneur? Interesting. [Ball Don’t Lie]

• Man initiates lawsuit to discover the true identity of the Cleveland Cavaliers mascot. [That NBA Lottery Pick]

• My pal Gourmet Spud spins a yarn about what occurs during lunch at at Food Court. Weird. [Food Court Lunch]

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