Just give it time

Former NBA player John Amaechi, who has admitted being gay, says that he “underestimated America. I braced myself for the wrath of a nation under God. I imagined that it would be a firestorm, that it would be some insane number of letters demanding my deportation or my death.” Oh, John, give it time, the ignorance of this country will eventually rear its ugly head. It’s an unfortunate, but sad truth.

Approaching history

MLB commissioner Bud Selig doesn’t know if he will be in attendance when Barry Bonds ties and breaks Hank Aaron’s home run record. At Bonds’ current pace, that could come at Fenway in June. Selig may shy away from coming to Boston, as he won’t get an ounce of media attention, with the two circuses that are Bonds and Matsuzaka collide in Beantown.

Starting rumors

Only days after reliever Josh Hancock died in a car accident, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that ace pitcher Chris Carpenter will be out for three months. Looks like St. Louis may be looking to unload big contracts because they may not be able to avoid the cellar in the NL Central. Would Jim Edmonds look good in a Red Sox uniform?

Freak injury

Detroit Tigers’ fireballer Joel Zumaya reportedly dislocated his middle finger on his throwing hand while warming up. How do you know that you throw too hard? When you dislocate your middle finger WARMING UP!

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