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We all know Chase Utley is a great player, so his two home runs were no surprise. But his hair was. ... Should New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg get credit for still being in the ballpark in the ninth inning of a 5-0 game, or should he get flak for sleeping during the game? ... The woman who put a questionable ad on Craigslist says she was not offering sexual favors in exchange for tickets, but she's going to Game 3 anyway thanks to a Philly radio station. ... And here's your "intoxicated Phillies fan cursing on the air" link of the day.
I have no idea how I missed this until Sean Cahill, of New Orleans, e-mailed the link yesterday, but Texas Tech coach Mike Leach unloaded quite the verbal assault on his players after the Red Raiders lost to Texas A&M last Saturday, citing their "fat little girlfriends" several times during his tirade.
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Epic Carnival looks at 12 of the worst cases of premature celebrations in sports.
The League, a new sitcom about fantasy football, debuts on FX at 10 p.m. ET tonight. I've seen the first episode and the show definitely has potential. Fantasy football players will get a kick out of it. And while fantasy football is the central theme of the show, it's far from the only one. There is a lot of hardcore adult humor. You can get the full lowdown on the show here. On a side note, one of the cast members is Jon Lajoie. Go to YouTube and look up his videos. Awesome stuff.
Boston College running back Josh Haden showed his devotion to the Eagles by getting a big tattoo of the school's logo on his chest. Now, he's transferring.
Here's a very fun Q&A with two Cincinnati Bengals cheerleaders. ... New York Knicks players reveal their favorite songs -- and sing them. ... If you want to know what it's like when an athlete has to get surgery, check out this very inside account of Chris Cooley's day yesterday when he got three screws placed inside his tibia.
MidwestSportsFans.com was kind enough to have me on its podcast yesterday. You can listen to it (or just get a write-up of the appearance) here.