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Since I'm already down after Girardi overmanaged the Yankees into a loss yesterday, I'll just unload all these Yankees-bashing links now and get this out of the way. The sports blogosphere is having a field day with the pictures and video of Alex Rodriguez grabbing Derek Jeter's butt. The best part of A-Rod copping a feel, though, is that it led to this funny piece on the 10 commandments of sports ass-smacking. Meanwhile, other folks are tired of all the love given to Jeter. Lastly, Fox cameras caught Mariano Rivera spitting on the baseball yesterday. Let's move on.
Check out former Phillies Darren Daulton and Ricky Bottalico and Comcast SportsNet host Michael Barkann reacting off camera to Philadelphia's comeback last night. ... It seems the Phillies took advantage of MLB.com's jinx last night. ... Tim McCarver doesn't know his Aybars.
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The Panthers' Dante Wesley's vicious cheap shot on the Bucs' Clifton Smith resulted in a one-game suspension. It also resulted in this look at the 12 worst cheap shots in recent NFL history.
Not only did the Titans lose 59-0 on Sunday, but their fans were shut out of free pizza toppings.
Since the Balloon Boy story won't die down, it makes sense to capitalize on it, which is what Rumors & Rants did with this feature on the biggest "Balloon Boys" in college football.