My MinnPost colleague David Brauer wrote a good article about the first step in the Minneapolis Star Tribune's plan to start charging for content online and the Vikings are at the forefront.
In the wake of Bartolo Colongetting cut by the White Sox this week, Arlington Heights Daily Herald beat writer Scot Gregorcalls him "one of the stranger guys I've run across in MLB." Not mentioned, of course, is that he's also one of the sexiest.
Based on Alan Sepinwall's nifty primer on this season's television schedule I'm giving the following new shows a three-episode tryout: Community, Bored to Death, Cougar Town, Modern Family. Aside from Parks and Recreation last year's new series did absolutely nothing for me, so my DVR is in need of some new blood.
Someone really needs to get this kid his own television show.
My thoughts on Derek Jeter breaking the Yankees' all-time hits record matches The Onion's take.
Peter Abraham of the New York Journal Newsnotes that Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher is dating actress Joanna Garcia from Gossip Girls, adding: "That's not good news for you ladies out there who like bad haircuts and a high on-base percentage." Incidentally, the Journal Newsis losing Abraham to the Boston Globe, which is a big blow online and in print not to mention the fact that a reporter going from covering the Yankees to covering the Red Sox just seems weird.
One of the most underrated actors of all time died this week despite the fact that "pain don't hurt."
Official Fantasy Girl of AG.com Keeley Hazell's attempt to become mainstream apparently includes no longer getting naked, so the bikini version of her annual calendar will have to suffice. In completely unrelated news, it may be time to find a new OFGoAG.com.
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