Blogz: Alexander’s Faith At Fault For No NFL Gig?

• 100% INJURY RATE wonders what the holy hell is up with a columnist who believes Shaun Alexander can’t get a job because he’s too Christian.

Shaun Alexander Jesus thumbs up

Kevin Seifert of ESPN discovers the Vikings’ Kenechi Udeze is getting some brotherly help in his fight against leukemia.

Minda of the LADIES… takes us on a Royal three-day adventure around Kauffman Stadium. Sadly, she didn’t partake in any KC BBQ during her trip. For shame!

Eddie Sefko of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS calls in word that Shaq’s anti-Kobe rap is now available as a cell phone ring tone.

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Blog-O-Rama: Al Michaels To Join NFL Network?

• NEW YORK NEWSDAY’s Neil Best hears that the NFL Network gig vacated by Bryant Gumbel could be filled by - Al Michaels?!

Al Michaels Cleveland Nun

Stephanie Stradley of AOL FANHOUSE knows what the Vikings’ Kenechi Udeze is going through, as her sister had her own fight with leukemia.

• ON THE BASELINE follows up that Maria Sharapova is still mad about a forced photo shoot, so she plans to dig up some dirt on behind-the-scenes at the WTA.

• RANDBALL catches Nick Saban embracing new technology to get around NCAA rules created specifically for him.

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Report: Vikes Starter Kenechi Udeze Has Leukemia

The MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE tips us to a very sad report from KSTP-TV in Minneapolis that “Kenechi Udeze of the Vikings has been diagnosed with a form of leukemia.”

Kenechi Udeze Diagnosed With Leukemia

Doctors are not sure yet of the severity of his blood-based condition. Udeze, a starting defensive end for the Vikings, “is at Fairview Southdale Hospital undergoing tests.”

Vikings Coach Brad Childress acknowledged Udeze’s condition - without getting specific - in a statement out today: “With reports surfacing about Kenechi Udeze’s condition, we respect the privacy of Kenechi. The thoughts and prayers of the entire Minnesota Vikings organization are with Kenechi and his family.