Blog-A-Roni: Sidney Crosby’s Playoff Beard Lives!

• GOING FIVE HOLE is glad that the Penguins won Monday night, so they can continue with their Sidney Crosby Playoff Beard Watch.

Sidney Crosby playoff beard

• WITH LEATHER tosses along fun video of an acrobatic throw-in resulting in a face full of soccer ball.

• When it comes to the ladies, Shannon Owens of the ORLANDO SENTINEL wants to know who’s the bigger player - Derek Jeter or Lance Armstrong.

• PRO FOOTBALL TALK changes channels, as former HBO stalwart “Inside The NFL” will soon be showing up on Showtime.

• Speaking of TV, the COLUMBIA STATE will be tuning in to South Carolina football, as the Gamecocks’ first 3 games will be nationally televised. That’s what happens when you don’t start the season with 1-AA cupcakes.

• MR. SUNSHINE draws up some pretty pics of the latest World Series of Poker star - Vanessa Rousso.

• The CINCINNATI ENQUIRER hears that Chad Johnson is coming back to the Bengals - and it must be true, since the whiny wideout wrote so in ESPN the Magazine.

• CAKE ROCKS THE PARTY gets way ahead of themselves in predicting this year’s World Series - Rays over Cubs in 7.