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The Strike Zone
June 27, 2011
Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool
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June 27, 2011

The Strike Zone

Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

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The creeping realization that by cheering against the Heat, sports fans are karmically responsible for a world in which Mark Cuban is an NBA champ.

Funny or Die's spoof on Gatorade's old Like Mike commercial, Like Dirk, which is, rewardingly, exactly what you would expect.

Supersize Me director Morgan Spurlock will take on sports agents in an ESPN doc.

The hair-brained "take that, LeBron" promos coming out of Peoria, Ill., where the Class A Chiefs hosted LeBron Championship Ring Night (i.e., no rings) and discussed skipping a fourth inning in James's mock honor.

Give it a rest, DeShawn Stevenson.

A Brit who crawled the entire London Marathon in a snail costume was sacked by the charity that employed him because he only raised £20,000 in that race.

This dress took some balls to pull off, Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

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