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• Eco-terrorists are believed to be the culprits behind the ruthless destruction of thousands of papaya trees covering 10 acres of farmland on the big island. The executions were performed under the cover of night and appeared to be done with machetes? Why? Because these papayas were different than the other papayas, in that they were genetically modified, making them targets of hatemongers like eco-terrorists. A majority of the papayas grown on Honolulu are genetically modified which are resistant to a virus which nearly wiped out the fruit on the island. I don’t know, man, but if you ask me, these eco-terrorists are off their gourd, which would be a funny quip if, you know, papayas were gourds. Yeah. [azcentral]

• More NFL programming = good. Versus has now entered the fray with their own show. [Shutdown Corner]

• Hope Solo is tired of answering questions about her posing nude for ESPN the Magazine which is pretty much the only reason anyone is asking her questions in the first place, so it’s kind of strange to be complaining about it. [Off the Bench]

• The Oakland Raiders have finally put an end to the Terrelle Pryor sweepstakes, meaning we can now thankfully stop talking about Terrelle Pryor. [Rumors & Rants]

• LeBron James had a bad week after the NBA Finals. [The Basketball Jones]

• Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is quite the prankster. [Larry Brown Sports]

• Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh to guest star on Law & Order: SVU. [That NBA Lottery Pick]

• Don’t have a favorite NFL Team and need to figure out one to root for? Here’s a handy flowchart. [Bob’s Blitz]

• Time to look at the crazy crap people do with their hockey sweaters in another edition of “Jersey Fouls.” [Puck Daddy]

• It is also time for another installment of “The Dugout.” This time: SFinal Destination. [With Leather]

• Gus Frerotte’s high school yearbook picture is hilarious. He’s not still in the NFL, is he? [Mr. Irrelevant]

• Proposed titles for the paperback edition of Tim Tebow’s autobiography. [Sports Pickle]

• Peter King is awfully impressed with your sports coat and other Peter King-related idiocy. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

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