Spanish Soccer Player To Play For Free Next Season: Joseba Etxeberria of Athletic Bilbao has agreed to a one-year deal that will see him get paid exactly $0 for the 2009-10 season. The veteran has described the move as a gesture of good will towards the team and its fans. Team President Fernando Garca Macua has described the deal has unprecedented in Spain's Liga Primera.
The Rockets Imitate Deke: When the Houston Rockets aren't busy working on their 19-game winning streak, they're working on their impersonations of teammate Dikembe Mutombo. Of course, nothing beats the real thing.
Auto Erotic: Minnesota Timberwolves big man Eddie Griffiin recently had a tough time keeping his eyes on the road and both hands on the steering wheel.
How to win your playoff hockey pool: Here comes the science.
Ever wonder who creates those annoying pop-up ads?: It turns out one of them is now an Olympic gold medallist.
An interesting but long series of stories about Bud Selig: The Washington Post has written a three-part series about Selig and his backroom dealings. Part 2 deals with Selig's involvement in the sad state of Les/Los Expos. Part 3 discusses Selig's role in negotiations of the Expo's move and his relationship with Orioles' owner Peter Angelos. Offers some interesting insight into the business of baseball as well as plenty of ammunition for all those that loathe the current Commish. (Reg req'd. Go here, if necessary)
Even better than the real thing?: Interesting story about EA Sports hockey video game. If there is an NHL work stoppage next season, video games like EA will be the only NHL action we see next year. Considering how advanced video games have become and how the league is struggling, will anybody miss the real NHL?