Patriots Spying Scandal May Be Cause of Red Sox Meltdown

• BUGS AND CRANKS fears the Curse of the Bambino has been replaced by the Curse of the Belichicko:

Babe Ruth Bill Belichick

• I’M WRITING SPORTS think it’s been a fun ride in St. Louis, but it’s time for LaRussa to leave.

• GO VOLS XTRA runs up the score, revealing that Fulmer’s boys can dish it out, but they can’t take it.

• NATION OF ISLAM SPORTSBLOG points out that Donovan McNabb’s recent “Real Sports” rantings were made before the season started:

Donovan McNabb run

• Since he’s all the rage right now, STEROID NATION wonders if the Juice may have been juiced.

• MONEY PLAYERS strolls through campus, as shoe VIP Sonny Vaccaro takes his act from the fieldhouse to the lecture hall.