During the UCLA fan's trip to the USC campus Saturday, he made his way to USC's Swim Stadium, where officials were having a fundraiser for physically challenged athletes. The headline event was a race between USC coach Pete Carroll and actor Will Ferrell. But imagine Louis' surprise when the USC Song Girls appeared in bikinis!The 'Next Jeff Gordon' Begins His NASCAR Career (SportsFilter)
When they asked NASCAR driver Mark Martin in 2005 who he'd pick as his replacement at Roush Racing, his answer was quick: Joey Logano. "I would put him in that car in a heartbeat," Martin said, naming a 14-year-old who wasn't even old enough to be allowed to race at the top level yet. "I'm telling you, he's ready. He's good enough to do it." Logano, now 16 (but still only 5-foot-7 and 112 pounds), begins his NASCAR career in Phoenix Thursday.Ryan Gomes Sold Doc Rivers Out (The FanHouse)
"I probably (would have played), but since we were in the hunt for a high draft pick, of course things are different," Gomes said. "I understand that. Hopefully things get better. Now that we clinched at least having the second-most balls in the lottery, the last three games we'll see what happens. We'll see if we can go out and finish some games."Indians to honor American League's first black player (AP)
Now that baseball has saluted Robinson's 60th anniversary, the Indians have asked Major League Baseball for permission to have their players wear Doby's No. 14 on July 5 in Detroit to commemorate the six decades since he bravely battled prejudice.Another reason I'm glad to be away from MLB (Red Sox Chick)
...I've never had any love for the entity he's employed by, and blogs like this one don't do anything to change my opinion of MLB. ... The woman is a well-known star-f**ker. More specifically, baseball player-f**ker, and MLB lets her 'design' (of course she designed it!) a line of clothes for them and gives her a blog to promote it. That sound you hear is women's liberation screeching to a halt and banging a u-turn back to the 1950s.Bonds is wrong to wear No. 42 (Page 2)
Of the countless transgressions that make Bonds the last man who should wear No. 42, the one that gets me -- that really, really, really gets me -- is the way he has treated his black baseball forefathers like Aaron not as legends to be honored, but as stepping stones in his own maligned assault on the record books.