• Erin Andrews was supposed to sexify the National Spelling Bee, but THE GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS says that didn’t happen.
(If I didn’t share a picture of her, you wouldn’t have paid attention to this post.)
• Player access? What problem with player access? The NEW YORK TIMES’ Tyler Kepner gets an impromptu crash course on sweet spot hitting from Orioles slugger Luke Scott.
• Don Walker of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL’s BUCKS BLOG wonders if there’s a discrepancy between the Bucks reported revenue and the actual revenue. Read more…
KOTAKU scanned the list of upcoming games rated by the ESRB for naughtiness and found a new game apparently coming out for Xbox Live Arcade that made our pre-teen self clap his hands gleefully and tape up his thumbs to protect against Atari thumb: RBI Baseball is on the remake trail, baby!
The original, a Nintendo staple in the Tuffy household, worked the split-screen magic to allow users to play with their real baseball heroes (all of whom were Gaedel-sized and curiously one-shaded) for hours on end every summer day while Tuffy’s mother cajoled him to play baseball outside while it’s still nice out or else you’ll turn into a pasty white blogger when you grow up.