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Wake N’ Blog: Gallagher’s Wet Dream? Fields Of Watermelon Exploding In China

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• No, the watermelons are not exploding due to a well-executed smash with the Sledge-o-Matic. Instead, it is due to Chinese farmers injecting the fruits with an overdose of growth chemicals during wet weather. Officials have compared to the wild and wacky exploding watermelons as “land mines,” or as I choose to refer to them, WaterBonds. Or Canscecomelons, take your pick. [Yahoo!]

• Ross Bernstein, author of The Code, appeared on PD Radio to discuss a book he was working on with Derek Boogaard, Meet The Boogey Man: Fighting My Way To the Top. We miss you, Boogey. [Puck Daddy]

• Bow down before the World Beard and Mustache Champion, hairless heathens. [Off the Bench]

• Albert Pujols played 3rd base last night for the Cardinals. [Rumors & Rants]

• College Baseball Rain Delay Jousting. Yeah, I can see that. Better than Quidditch. [With Leather]

• Check out this little Giants fan sporting a Brian Wilson beard. [Larry Brown Sports]

• How in the hell is Rex Ryan’s book #11 on the New York Times’ bestseller list? [Bob’s Blitz]

• Dollar ticket night for the Nationals-Pirates game looked boring. [Busted Coverage]

• NHL Realignment is like, radical man! [Melt Your Face Off]

• Dennis Rodman’s got the funk, y’all! [That NBA Lottery Pick]

• If that talking basketball from those commercials actually was used in real games. [Sports Pickle]

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