-- Wanted to send a nice card to Titans badboy "Pacman" Jones but it turns out Hallmark doesn't make a card specifically to congratulate someone for going a full month without being arrested ... No wonder the Panthers offense struggled last year. According to guard Mike Wahle, the snap count on every play was "one" ... Vikings' bruising fullback Tony Richardson's #1 pleasure is pedicures ... Dolphin guard Rex Hadnot after sneezing twice during an interview: "If I get a third one of those, then I'm allergic to BS" ... Did you know the life expectancy for the average NFL player is 55 and that the average player will be 50 to 64 percent disabled because of injuries? ... A couple of Arizona Cardinals veterans caught rookie tackle Levi Brown in the movies during training camp and made him sing his college fight song to a capacity crowd right before the movie started.
-- The University of Georgia Bulldogs should fire head coach Mark Richt (his quarterback son Jon recently committed to Clemson) and hire Michael Vick. He could teach those "Dogs" to fight ... South Carolina is starting two sets of twins on defense. What are the odds?
-- According to Jack Peck, the world's slowest mammal is the pale-throated, three-toed sloth (1 mph at top speed, covers 6 feet per minute).
-- Tired of MLB, watching Yankee outfielder Bobby Abreu scratching himself every 10 minutes and manager Joe Torre excavating his right nostril ... Now we come to find out Milwaukee mascot Bernie Brewer's slide in centerfield was made in a Chinese toy factory ... Barry Bonds has not had any "I'm going to Disneyland" moments and no Wheaties Breakfast of Champions endorsements. Could it be his character? ... Former Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston deserves another opportunity ... Mets second baseman Luis Castillo accidentally set off a hotel fire alarm because he thought it was a shampoo dispenser. Yeah, right!
-- Dietary tip: The night Lakers' Kobe Bryant hit 81 points, he had pizza for dinner.
-- Wouldn't it be exciting if ABC would use the Geico Gecko as the British Open commentator?
-- ESPN should consider televising Little League poker!
-- How about the deer that jumped onto a New Hampshire horse track and followed the steeds down the backstretch.
-- In closing, Kevin Massey gives two signs you've gone to a poor doctor--he promises to paint your car for $99.95 and frequently wonders if you're getting enough fudge in your diet.
(Some of the information in this column was obtained from other news organizations)