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Video: NHL Great Joe Sakic Sinks $1M Hole-in-One

During the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe, former NHL star Joe Sakic sank a hole-in-one on the 162-yard, 17th hole that earned a $1 million prize — half going to Sakic and the other half going to Lance Armstrong‘s Livestrong Foundation.

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Audio: Jim Leyland Rails Against Talk Radio Second-Guessers

Tigers manager Jim Leyland took some heat from fans for having the audacity to lift Rick Porcello in the 9th inning of Sunday’s game against the Pirates when Porcello was nursing a one-hitter. Not a no-hitter, but a one-hitter. What’s more, the Tigers won the game, which made second-guessing Leyland even more ridiculous. But what do you expect from Tigers fans? They’re spoiled by success.

At any rate, Leyland wasn’t having it, so he let loose on fans who call into talk-radio shows to second-guess his moves.

(H/T to Guyism)

Sidney Crosby Sadly Won't Be at the All-Star Game This Weekend

Sidney Crosby will miss the NHL All-Star game while he recovers from a concussion. His absence isn’t the controversy it might have become, but it is a shame the sport’s most marketable star won’t be in attendance.

In addition to being precociously talented, Crosby is extremely likable (even if it’s because he’s basically a giant kid). Of course, Crosby should take care of his body first, etc. etc., but his absence from the proceedings in Raleigh, N.C. will be noticed. It’s too bad he couldn’t show up, shake some hands, make an appearance or two, and take in the scene. A Crosby in street clothes is much better than a Crosby home in Pittsburgh.

It’s not like entertainment including Clay Aiken, 3 Doors Down, and the Canadian Tenors will get people excited.