Bloggas: Leitch vs. Bissinger, The Final Showdown

• DEADSPIN finds Will Leitch taking care of some last-minute business by having a chat with sports blog nemesis Buzz Bissinger.

Buzz Bissinger Costas Now

Michael David Smith of FANHOUSE has an interview with freshly-minted DEADSPIN Editor A.J. Daulerio. (that was fast!)

• Neil Best of NEW YORK NEWSDAY presents a classic clip of the late George Carlin talking baseball on “Kiner’s Korner“.

• SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s CAMPUS CLICKS stays in step with O.J. Mayo’s new “Juice Monsta” footwear.

• YARDBARKER punches up some videos of the fun goings-on from Fight Night at the Playboy Mansion.

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Paps Helps Lighten Up Rained-Out Red Sox Fans

Did Roberto Clemente profoundly predict his own untimely demise?

Jonathan Papelbon & Manny Del Carmen sure know how to cheer up the rain-soaked faithful at Fenway Park.

Jonathan Papelbon Manny Del Carmen Red Sox Milli Vanilli

Jerry Manuel helps ease the pain of George Carlin’s passing.

• This minor league ballgirl is leaps & bounds above the rest.

Big Brown’s big Belmont loss? Gotta be the horseshoes.

• Your next host of the Olympic Games - Birmingham, Alabama?

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George Carlin RIP; Mets Manager Calls Fans Crap

It’s bad enough that Tim Russert had been suddenly taken away, but now we learn that George Carlin is no longer with us. The 71-year-old comedian died unexpectedly Sunday night, after checking into a Santa Monica, CA, hospital complaining of chest pains.

George Carlin

You may be asking yourself, “That’s certainly sad news, but what does it have to do with sports?

Then we would respond, “Have you never had the pleasure to enjoy Carlin’s routine on baseball vs. football? And where’s your sensitivity, you bastard!

Anyway, here’s what we’re talking about:

Although George is no longer with us, we’re sure he would have gotten a chuckle out of comments made by Jerry Manuel about Mets fans.

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