Jeremy Lin: It’s Time To End One Component Of ‘Linsanity’

For the past two weeks, headline editors and everyone else have been looking for the next clever pun to describe sudden New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin. Kurt believes it’s time for the pun-searching, especially the racial elements of it, to stop, so we can just appreciate what a great story Jeremy Lin is.

Report: Todd Haley Fired (Or, “Relieved of Duties”) is reporting that head coach Todd Haley has been “relieved of duties” in the wake of the Chiefs’ loss to the Jets yesterday.

Discuss: Jason Whitlock implores blacks to follow gays’ lead in promoting self-respect through sports

Jason Whitlock published a terrific column today at FoxSports. Link and excerpt included, along with a few comments and discussion.

Jay Mariotti just the latest in the long, sordid litany of ESPN personalities in trouble

This weekend, “Jay the Joke” joined a rather lengthy list of those who have landed in hot water or been pink-slipped because of something that happened while employed by ESPN.

MSF Podcast w/ Will Leitch: Talking Cardinals, Bartman, Baseball, Books, and Some Whitlock

Will Leitch, the founding editor of Deadspin and author of Are We Winning, is the latest guest on the MSF Podcast. He and Jerod discuss a number of topics related to baseball, including the greatness of Albert Pujols and how Cubs fans should have reacted to Steve Bartman.

Line of the Day (Week? Month? Year?) From Jason Whitlock

The excerpt that follows is, unquestionably, the line of the day today in sports writing. It might be the line of the week…the month…or perhaps even the year. Either way, it is equal parts perfect analogy and terrifically funny.