Blog-O-Rama: NFL Game Caller Charlie Jones Dies

Tom Hoffarth of FARTHER OFF THE WALL is sad to see the passing of legendary NFL broadcaster Charlie Jones.

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• DEADSPIN punches up rumors that Mike Tyson had ordered a hit on the guy who killed his bodyguard.

• MR. IRRELEVANT informs us that Jamie Mottram is leaving “Blog Show“. Well, once you’ve had Erin Andrews, what else is there?

• WHO ATE ALL THE PIES finds this year’s Pulitzer winner: A German Euro 2008 reporter running late for his flight decides to call in a bomb threat.

• Seth Rorabaugh of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE thinks it would be nice if the NHL could learn to spell Nicklas Lidstrom’s name correctly.

• Meanwhile, the PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW knows there’s no better honor for a sports broadcaster than to have an asteroid named after you. Congrats, Myron Cope!

• Nathaniel Friedman of SPORTING NEWS is glad to see Rajon Rondo on the rebound.

• THE FIGHTINS’ take a tour of Shane Victorino’s & Kyle Kendrick’s fabulous Philly apartment.

• THE WORLD OF ISAAC honks up their list of top 10 dunks by white guys.

• LAIST checks their watch, as the final two minutes of a basketball game actually lasts 15 minutes in real time.