Masters Day 1 was a barn burner, and yet the shortage of pimento cheese sandwiches—a tradition like no other—following a power outage at the sandwich factory was actually a news story.
Hey, Zito... . You've got, um, something on your, uh, lip there... .
Soccer that even Americans can appreciate: Barcelona and Real Madrid will likely play four Clasicos in the next month.
The earnestness with which the Nets are promoting Kris Humphries for Most Improved Player in a campaign that imagines him a green superhero called The Incredible Hump.
So much for Melo as NYC celebrity. He was less lively than a Muppet on Sesame Street and somehow made a Laser Cats skit worse on SNL.
One bad by-product of the soccer boom: celebrity training sessions. Ochocinco's was brutal. Justin Bieber's was worse.
Lost in the news that the utterly enjoyable boxing drama Lights Out might find a second life on another network: Wait, FX canceled Lights Out?!
Finally, mercifully, the USGA is working to eliminate fans' phoned-in golf DQs, which may be the silliest concept in sports.