Blog-O-Rama: Fans Grunt Along With Sharapova

Quite an exciting half, eh? Here’s some news to wake yourself up while you enjoy the haunting melodies of Mr. Petty & his Heartbreakers:

• The MONTREAL GAZETTE’s OPEN COURT is at a loss for words, as Israeli tennis fans decided to grunt along with Maria Sharapova during her Fed Cup match.

Maria Sharapova leaning forward

• The RICHMOND (VA) TIMES-DISPATCH notes that musicians often see record sales skyrocket after Super Bowl appearances - even if they’re not getting paid for it.

• Speaking of Sunday’s spectacle, THE BACHELOR GUY has some helpful tips in explaining the Big Game to your girlfriend.

• GAME DAILY learns that Joe Montana can be a big jerk about being a little camera shy.

Joe Montana

• BUSTED COVERAGE sends along news that FedEx employees better deliver themselves to work on Monday, or else.

• THE WIZARD OF ODDS gets teary-eyed at the tale of a Washington State football player replacing his teammate’s contact-lens solution with rubbing alcohol.

• THE WICKED WRISTER tries to keep cool around this collection of hot hockey wives & girlfriends.

Willa Ford & Mike Modano

• Something for the ladies: FAN IQ’s 100% INJURY RATE uncovers early footage of Tom Brady showing off in his skivvies.

• The NBA’s ALL STAR DUNK BLOG hears what Gerald Green has planned to do to defend his slam dunk title: “I’m trying to do something that you can’t even do in a video game.”

• SPORTS AGENT BLOG finds Jeff George doing his part for humanity. When he’s not sending get-well wishes to Michael Wilbon, he’s helping young QBs to take their game to the next level!

Jeff George

• BALL IN EUROPE rolls out the lederhosen for Chris Kaman, as the Clippers center has thought about playing for the German national team.

• The FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM flexes Mavs player Erick Dampier’s collection of muscle cars.