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• I know, shocking, right? A drunken Irishman! And that’s coming from a drunken Irishman, which really doesn’t make sense when you think about it. Another thing that doesn’t make sense? Drinking a bunch of beers and then deciding to climb up a ladder to remove a functioning beehive on their roof, but that is what Andrew Short, an amateur beekeeper (and drunken Irishman) in Melbourne, Australia decided to do after taking in the Melbourne Comedy Festival (and taking down a bunch of booze). Said Short: “A few beers maybe and a ladder, it’s a bad combination.” Yep, it’s pretty clear he’s an amateur beekeeper as most professional beekeepers don’t, you know, have beehives up on their roof. [Yahoo!]

• So that a-hole journalist from Jersey who wrote that idiotic column in which he blamed the Giants fan getting savagely beaten by Dodgers fans because he was wearing a Giants jersey has apologized…sort of. [With Leather]

• The GOP is trying to put the kibosh on Carl Lewis’ senatorial run. [Off the Bench]

• I touched on this yesterday, but once again: Peyton freaking Ellis? [Rumors & Rants]

• Sacre bleu! Tony Parker says he will play in France if there is a lockout. [Ball Don’t Lie]

• Uh-oh: Cam Newton struggles to call an audible during Jon Gruden’s QB camp. [Larry Brown Sports]

• Who’s ready for some extreme ironing? It’s XTREME! [Bob’s Blitz]

• Just what exactly was Justin Verlander trying to do here? [Babes Love Baseball]

• Another day, another time The Sports Hernia keeps us updated on the beach-going activities of Warren Sapp. Wait…that’s not Warren Sapp! [The Sports Hernia Blog]

• What’s the deal with this guy’s nose? [Busted Coverage]

• You know, the NHL was right to not suspend Raffi Torres, even if he is a vicious goon. [Melt Your Face Off]

• If locals got to name their hometown MLB team. [Sports Pickle]

• Interesting details about the Nick Saban statue. [TAUNTR]

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