Blog-O-Rama: Al Michaels To Join NFL Network?

• NEW YORK NEWSDAY’s Neil Best hears that the NFL Network gig vacated by Bryant Gumbel could be filled by - Al Michaels?!

Al Michaels Cleveland Nun

Stephanie Stradley of AOL FANHOUSE knows what the Vikings’ Kenechi Udeze is going through, as her sister had her own fight with leukemia.

• ON THE BASELINE follows up that Maria Sharapova is still mad about a forced photo shoot, so she plans to dig up some dirt on behind-the-scenes at the WTA.

• RANDBALL catches Nick Saban embracing new technology to get around NCAA rules created specifically for him.

• AWFUL ANNOUNCING will be tuning in when the Dallas Cowboys star in HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series.

• The MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE reports that Tubby Smith has returned to Kentucky - if only to receive an honorary degree.

• NEWS GROPER guesses what five teams Barry Bonds won’t play for.

• EVERY DAY SHOULD BE SATURDAY finds new Georgia Tech assistant Joe Hamilton already leading by example.