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Wake N’ Blog is the Sportress of Blogitude’s morning link dump. Send tips, link submissions, etc. to weedagainstspeed@gmail.com. As an aside, yesterday’s inactivity here at the Sportress was not due to brand new baby syndrome – instead, it was faulty computer equipment at the office. But we’re back up and running…woo hoo!

• Actually, those Cajun backwoods yokels from that show on History would have a nice chuckle over the harebrained actions of suburban police in Missouri, who mistook an alligator lawn ornament for a real live alligator. In fact, the police did not realize said alligator lawn ornament would not be a menacing, ferocious foe until after they pumped two shots into it. But the funny thing about alligators made of cement is that bullets have no effect on them.  [Yahoo!]

• Ha! Yet another LOLCubs moment at Wrigley Field. Check out this Cubs logo. [Midwest Sports Fans]

• That’s awfully nice of them: DirecTV will not charge NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers until games are played. [Larry Brown Sports]

• 2011 LOL NBA Finals Game 2. [That NBA Lottery Pick]

• In yesterday’s edition of Rick’s Cafe, Rick discusses whether a particular photo can be a metaphor for our times. Good stuff. [Off the Bench]

• SI and Jim Tressel: That’s What She Said. [Hugging Harold Reynolds]

• Here’s a disturbing tale about the NBA Finals Father of the Year. [Busted Coverage]

• Tiki Barber: still showing up places. [Bob’s Blitz]

• Another day, another crazy Chris Bosh face. [Sharapova’s Thigh]

• Comparing the NFL Lockout to a pimp/prostitute relationship. [PineRiders]

• Real tweets from real people regarding the fantasy spelling bee announcing teams. [Awful Announcing]

• Lewp recaps last night’s Mavs-Heat game. [Lewp’s Weblog]

• It’s time for another entertaining and educational edition of the KSK Sex/Fantasy Football Mailbag. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

• What if Shaq tweeted other big announcements? [TAUNTR]

• Ladies and gentlemen, the First Annual Athlete Spelling Bee. [Sports Pickle]

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