The dance, popularized in a music video by Cali Swag District, is quickly becoming sport's 2010 version of the Soldier Boy. Among early adopters: The 49ers' Taylor Mays (right, after a blocked punt and TD); Oregon's Duck mascot (after UO scored on Stanford); and the Blazers' entire rookie crop (at their Oct. 1 Fan Fest).
After three of NASCAR's 10 Chase races, the four-time and reigning Sprint Cup champion is parked once again atop the standings and revving up the Drive for Five. After a win at Dover on Sept. 26 and a second place at Kansas on Sunday, JJ is eight points ahead of Denny Hamlin.
Black Sunday became Pink Sunday as NFL players donned pink cleats, gloves and hand towels for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month; and in the majors pink slips were on the way to managers John Russell (Pirates), Jerry Manuel (Mets) and Ken Macha (Brewers).
Chargers castoff LaDanian Tomlinson hit the 100-yard rushing mark (133 on 19 carries with two TDs) for the first time in 23 games, dating back to Oct. 26, 2008; and he moved into seventh place on the alltime rushing list. Quoth his QB, Mark Sanchez, "He looks like a little kid."