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Nice to be back with you, sports fans. The Chiefs lost their playoff opener to the Ravens, their NFL-record seventh straight playoff loss since the early ’90s. Things got so bad that fans began chanting “Let’s go Royals!’’ early in the fourth quarter. …

Las Vegas handicappers have installed the over/under at three for the number of wedgies that will be given in the pile during the Ravens-Steelers game. …

Brett Favre, who played for the Falcons and Packers, has been invited to throw out the ceremonial first pass at a cheerleader before this weekend’s game at the Georgia Dome. …

Meanwhile, on the NFL coaching carousel, the Broncos have asked for permission to interview New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams so they can ask him why he thinks he’d make a good coach when he can’t spell his own name. …

Rex Ryan says this weekend’s Jets-Pats matchup is all about Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick. Couldn’t agree more. Whatever coach does a better job of tackling the buffet at Golden Corral wins. …Actually, I was thinking it was all about Rex Ryan, Rex Ryan, maybe a little Bill Belichick, and Rex Ryan. Not to mention Rex Ryan. To say nothing of Rex Ryan or, you know, Rex Ryan. …

This just in. The Cubs, in an effort to be only two starting pitchers short, have acquired right-hander Matt Garza from Tampa Bay. …

Nice effort by the Saints in their loss at Seattle. I figured they were in trouble when Danny Abramowicz dropped that touchdown pass in the second quarter. …

Is it just me? If Andrew Luck wants a degree in architectural design that badly, why can’t he take the cash and hire the profs to be in his posse? …

Congrats to Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven for being voted into the Hall of Fame. I hear next year’s group of candidates is thin once you get past Barry Larkin and Mark McGwire’s dermatologist. …

Manny Ramirez is still looking for a job, but it’s not because he isn’t ready to play. He’s in the best shape of his career after spending the offseason trying to get a comb through his hair. …

The Rockies have signed Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez to deals totaling more than $210 million. Thus their new marketing slogan: There’s no “I’’ in team, but there is an ATM.
 

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