1. Colbert Chimes In
Stephen Colbert has joined the NBA lockout discussion, and he is hilariously and ironically pro-owner. "The NBA owners are on your side," he says, "so Americans won't have to watch hockey."
2. Mars On Earth
Texas Tech athletic department staffer, Scott Lacefield, posted a twitpic of Jones AT&T Stadium, covered in an 8,000-foot-high dust cloud created by a severe drought the state is experiencing. It looks like a screen shot of Mars, right out of "Total Recall."
3. Big Winner
Someone in Delaware has won $100,000 on a $5 bet that had 32,000-to-1 odds. Congratulations are in order, if only to cease the jealously that is currently burning through my veins.
4. Scrabble Fight!
Tempers flared during this year's Scrabble World Championships, when competitor Chollapat Itthi-Aree accused eventual champion Ed Martin of stealing and concealing a "G," and asked officials to strip search him. Did he steal the letter? We'll never know for sure, as the officials refused the search, and Martin went on to win the game by a single point.
5. Life Is A Marathon And So Is A Marathon
Here's a list of nine celebrities who have, surprisingly and successfully, run marathons. A marathon is 26.2 miles. I'm sore just writing about it, which means my exercise for the day is done.
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