Chris Chelios broke Ray Bourque’s record by playing in his 22nd postseason Thursday. Think of all the money he’s saved on razor blades.

American Idle

The USOC is expected to choose today which city will be America’s candidate for the 2016 Olympics, Chicago or Los Angeles. To get the inside track, LA is lobbying the IOC to make traffic jams an Olympic sport.

A heavy burden

Annika Sorenstam will miss the next month due to a ruptured disk in her back. Must be from carrying the LPGA Tour for the last five years.

You call that performance-enhancing

Philadelphia Phillies minor league infielder Hector Made was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Made’s slugging percentage last year was .363. Mickey Mantle played with a blood-alcohol level of .363 and slugged twice that.

Skating in the ratings

Versus is investigating reports that the 4th OT of Wednesday night’s Stars-Canucks game was pre-empted in some markets by an infomercial. Network officials became suspicious when the overnight books showed a sudden 200 percent increase in ratings during that time.

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