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4:15 PM: New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead tweets a photo of his young son Maxwell wearing a "No White Flags" onesie in support of Steve Gleason, a former Saints player with ALS.

4:00 PM: Minneapolis-based rock band The Replacements will be playing a concert September 13 at Midway Stadium, home of the St. Paul Saints minor league baseball team. It will be the band's first headline performance since 1991.

3:45 PM: For their May 1 game against the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, the Inland Empire 66ers will be giving fans rolls of toilet paper with a Quakes logo.

3:30 PM: To continue the tradition of minor league baseball teams & Star Wars-themed uniforms, the Brooklyn Cyclones will be wearing Darth Maul jerseys for their August 2 game against the Connecticut Tigers.

3:15 PM: Via Newsday's Bob Glauber, Ed Hochuli's son Shawn will be joining his dad as an NFL on-field official this season.

3:00 PM: Video of a young Grand Rapids Griffins hockey fan laughing with glee after Jordin Tootoo gave him his stick during pre-game warmups.

2:45 PM: Jim Brown believes Adrian Peterson has a chance to break Emmitt Smith's NFL career rushing record: "I think if he sets his goals and he understands his circumstances and he knows what it takes, that he can be successful."

2:30 PM: Former Duke basketball player Jabari Parker says it's "ridiculous" that high schoolers aren't allowed to go straight to the NBA: "People can enroll in service for their country, but they don't want to give themselves the opportunity to provide for themselves and apply for a job in the NBA."

2:15 PM: Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said he was "surprised" that recruiting coordinator & assistant defensive line coach Eric Johnson left the team last week in order to operate a Culver's restaurant in suburban Nashville.

2:00 PM: The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the decision to dismiss child sexual abuse charges against Kevin Clash, who had voiced Sesame Street's Elmo character.

1:45 PM: New Mexico running back Crusoe Gongbay will be allowed to travel home to Maryland for three weeks before he must return to court to face rape & kidnapping charges.

1:30 PM: To celebrate Albert Pujols reaching 500 career home runs, the Angels will be giving away Pujols 500 bobbleheads at their May 21 home game against the Houston Astros.

1:15 PM: Toronto Raptors player Jamaal Magloire says about the Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett: "He's a talker who can't back it up."

1:00 PM: From The Onion: "NFL GMs Frantically Studying Bleacher Report Slideshow On Top College Prospects"

12:45 PM: report an 8-year-old Fennville, Michigan boy with anger issues & severe attention deficit disorder faces felony charges for cursing & striking at a police officer and breaking a $50 police car camera.

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