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Wake N’ Blog: Impaled While Sledding? Well, That Doesn’t Sound Fun At All

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• A 7-year-old Montana boy went sledding on New Year’s Eve. The fun stopped rather abruptly when he became impaled on a pine tree branch approximately one-inch in diameter. The branch struck his left buttock and went into his body about 6 inches. But have no fear, the kid underwent about 2 hours of surgery and should be out of the hospital in a couple of days. [Yahoo!/AP]

• Fisher wins! Vince Young is out in Tennessee…. [Shutdown Corner]

•  …and it’s probably for the best. [Larry Brown Sports]

• MMA fighter has his ear ripped off in a fight and the photos of what transpired are grisly. [Ted Williams Head]

• Maybe everyone should settle down a little bit with the Jim Harbaugh Mania. [Rumors & Rants]

• More positive buzz about The Onion‘s new sports show. [Awful Announcing]

• Ohio State Trooper gets wasted at Browns-Steelers game, gets arrested for throwing peanuts. [Busted Coverage]

• Match-fixer testifies that he bribed a referee of a World Cup qualifying match. [Off the Bench]

• The top 10 unique Philadelphia sports verbs. [Five Tool Tool]

• Tennis player Kim Clijsters had her ass massaged by an elephant…wha? [Bob’s Blitz]

• Ha. Ohio State wonders if NCAA and Arkansas should each receive separate thank you notes. [TAUNTR]

• Alex Ovechkin and Cal Ripken are teaming up in a charitable endeavor. [D.C. Sports Bog]

• General Tao is not pleased with Team Canada’s performance against the Russians at the Junior Hockey Championships. [Food Court Lunch]

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