Sunday, April 12, 2009

An Easter basket full of links from the blogosphere

- Police had to use a stun gun on Bills defensive back Donte Whitner while trying to control a crowd outside a Cleveland nightclub. Whitner was arrested and jailed for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. He was later released and hasn't been charged.

- Harvey Bars of Tirico Suave has a compelling argument against Auto-Play videos on websites, such as the ones we're now bombarded with at

- Darren Rovell of CNBC's Sports Biz explains that Ultimate Frisbee -- one of the dumbest games in the history of the world, in my opinion -- is on the rise. He says there were 4.9 million "competitive" frisbee players in 2008.

- CC Sabathia bounced back from Monday's poor performance, pitching a gem in 7 2/3 innings in Kansas City, allowing zero runs and striking out six. Not bad for a "$161 million bust."

- Duane Winn tells us ten things that will happen in the 2009 NFL season. My favorite part? "Just because his initials are JC doesn't mean that Jay Cutler is the Bears' savior."

- A review of HBO's documentary "Thrilla in Manila" from Fang's Bites.

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