Blogs: Akron Library Hosting Madden Tournaments

• YOU BEEN BLINDED books it to the local Akron library to sign up for a Madden tournament:

Madden NFL video game screenshot

• 100% INJURY RATE gets carded, as Upper Deck pays a signature tribute* to Barry Bonds.• THE OFFSIDE clips an article about a high school soccer player kicked off the team for his haircut.

• Schiano stayed for this? Mark Di Ionno of the NEWARK STAR-LEDGER wonders if New Jersey really needs big-time college football:

Rutgers crowd sign

• LARRY BROWN SPORTS gets an offer they can’t refuse, as the Mafia is getting in on the tennis racket.• WITH LEATHER presents a strong (smelling?) argument for NFL refs to stick to the black pants.

• THE WIZARD OF ODDS taps their toes to “The Ballad of Nick Saban“, as sung to the tune of “The Beverly Hillbillies”:

• MR. IRRELEVANT knows not to mess with Fred Smoot, since a little thing like throwing up blood wasn’t going to keep the Redskin out of action.

• STEROID NATION confesses that David Segui beat the Mitchell Report to the punch.