You have to be cruel to be kind, in the right measure ...
Ah, baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and violence ... Blame this minor-league baseball brawl on the WNBA. Those women basketballers brawled the other night, and the Peoria Chiefs and Dayton Dragons clearly felt their manhood was threatened and they had to prove it in the best way, by getting involved in a rumble. That's got to be it, right?
The first inning took two hours to complete -- which has to be a record for any game that didn't involve Steve Trachsel.
Ignoring the Brett Favre story won't make it go away. The latest is that the Green Bay Packers didn't even pay for his cell phone and shouldn't have had any access to his phone records. Is the NFL or The Hills? (Oh, don't act like you don't have it PVR'd.)
It's too glib to blame Iraq being banned from the Beijing Olympics on the Bush White House. Four years after the feel-good stories from Athens, it's still a wicked what-goes-around-comes-around, though.
Roy Halladay is now 18-4 with a 2.70 ERA against the Orioles after yesterday's Jays win. If he eventually makes the Hall of Fame, he'll be introduced by Orioles owner Peter Angelos.
One hopes Team 1200 host Glenn Kulka doesn't take a nasty rap on the head during his MMA debut tomorrow in Gatineau. He might completely forget what he said about steroids three years ago. Go get 'em, Kulkster.
Oh, and the Peoria-Dayton brawl, one last time: