Linking worked well in my "getting back to blogging" workout scheme, so here are a few fresh hits:
The New York Times started off the day by making me grouchy. They've disemboweled the Circuits section, which is one of the few reasons that I ever plunked down money for the publication. (Other reasons: the Science section on Tuesdays, and because La Chiquita goes into withdrawal if she goes more than two days without her Times fix.) In Sports, they have an interesting piece today on Kimberly Bell, Barry Bonds' alleged ex-girlfriend/personal harpy. We've gone over this ground before, but I was interested to see that Ms. Bell claims to have collected answering machine tapes from throughout her and Bonds' relationship. That's one of those warning signs your relationship isn't on solid ground, by the way--when your girlfriend makes sure to keep incriminating evidence against you. Kinda like Monica Lewinsky keeping the blue dress...
Jay Jaffe takes on the Yanks in his latest piece over at Baseball Prospectus. It is a subscription article, but the readers' digest version of the post can be found at his website, Futility Infielder.
Last, but not least, I got a small mention in an article by Dejan Kovacevic in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, on the Pirates' ace, Oliver Perez.