COME ONE, COME ALL, FEAR NOT Y'ALL... IT'S ONCE AGAIN TIME TO BECOME WOMEN AND MEN AND BUST OUT THE BROOMS!
Let's get on with the news and my favorite picture, the Cedric Benson mugshot!
- Former SD Chargers safety Terrence Kiel was involved in a terrible car accident and passed away Friday evening.
- "Inside the NFL" will be moved to Showtime and will be hosted by James Brown, Phil Simms, and Cris Collinsworth
- Dan Patrick will join the ever-growing crowd on the NBC Football coverage and will accompany Keith Olberman, Bob Costas, Jerome Bettis, and Tiki Barber among more!
- Imprisoned Michael Vick has filed for bankruptcy protection
- And YES, Brett Favre may unretire again, and for some reason I can care less every time this is brought up.
- All Star teams were indeed announced with Clint Hurdle and Terry Francona as the team's managers. You can find the all-star rosters here: http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/all_star/y2008/roster_team.jsp
- The Brewers were able to acquire CC Sabathia from the Indians for 4 prospects including stud Matt LaPorta
- The Final Vote contestants for the All-Star games are: Aaron Rowand, Corey Hart, David Wright, Carlos Lee, and Pat Burrell for the NL and Jason Giambi, Evan Longoria, Jermaine Dye, Brian Roberts, and Jose Guillen for the AL (in which you can use the widget in the upper right hand corner to vote with)
- Home Run Derby Participants so far: Chase Utley, Grady Sizemore, Josh Hamilton, Dan Uggla, Lance Berkman, and Vladimir Guerrero
- The Seattle Sonics will be relocated to Oklahoma City
- Baron Davis will sign with the Clippers
- Antawn Jamison and Gilbert Arenas will return to the Wiz
- Chris Duhon will sign the Knicks
- Vinny Del Negro added some experience to the bench, adding Del Harris and Bernie Bickerstaff as assistants
GRAB BAG NEWS:
- Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer to win the 2008 Wimbledon in a classic
- The next Winter CLassic in the NHL will be at Wrigley Field next year and it will be between the Blackhawks and the Red Wings
Anything I missed?