Blog Jam: Anti-Adidas Pose In USA B-Ball Photo?

Darren Rovell of CNBC sees a pro-Nike, anti-Adidas conspiracy afoot in this photo of the U.S. Olympic basketball team.

USA Basketball team pro-Nike photo

• Ouch! THE FIGHTINS pitches up video of the Padres’ Michael Barrett taking a foul ball to the face. At least his left testicle wasn’t fractured.

• WITH LEATHER (via MACHOCHIP) thinks ESPN is a whiz for coming up with a urinal that features a soccer ball & goal.

• PROJO SOX BLOG is bowled over by the latest giveaway from the Brockton Rox - a Yankee Stadium bobble wrecking ball.

• Since she didn’t have any more Wimbledon matches to worry about, GOSSIP GIRLS spot Maria Sharapova in the City of Lights for the 2008 Paris Fashion Week.

• PITTSBURGH SPORTS AND MINI-PONIES is sad to see ex-Boise State QB Jared Zabransky cut by the Steelers. Who will run their Statue of Liberty plays now?

• BABES LOVE BASEBALL looks for some room on the Tampa Bay Rays bandwagon.

• CHICAGO BULL won’t miss Darrin Jackson if the White Sox decide not to pick up the color commentator’s option.