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The worst job in America, more Favre and Moss drama, and LeBron galvanizes Ohio politics.

Disgusted by all those negative political ads? Move to Ohio, where every candidate is running on the same platform: LeBron is a weenie. …

Tiger Woods had to give up his No. 1 world ranking over the weekend. On the plus side, Elin’s lawyers let him keep his clown’s foot driver and the ’99 Buick. …

Barry Bonds says he wants to be the Giants’ hitting coach, proclaiming “I have a gift and sooner or later I have to give it away. I have to share it.’’ Asked for his reaction, Giants GM Brian Sabean said he would consider making Bonds the team pharmacist. …

The midway point of the NFL season is upon us and, as usual, there’s no clear-cut favorite. The Giants? They get my vote. The Steelers? Only Troy Polamalu’s hairdresser knows for sure. …

I’m telling you, the drill sergeant in that insurance commercial is on to something. Our country really is turning into Mamby Pamby Land. Or maybe you haven’t noticed that the World Series winner in waiting has a catcher named Posey, a pitcher named Madison and a first baseman named Aubrey. Oh, and a team called the Ducks could win the national championship.

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Embarrassment for the Niners, more interceptions for Favre and Iverson in Turkey?
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Brett Favre Bowl III, World Series pitching and a "War Eagle" BCS battle cry.

Pitching Ain’t EasyGiants ace Tim Lincecum

The World Series lineup is finally set. The National League champion San Francisco Giants will face off against the American League champion Texas Rangers, with the first pitch of Game 1 on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX.

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The Tim Tebow package produced a touchdown for Denver last week.
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More Brett Favre follies, how the Yankees can end up with Cliff Lee and more from the mind of columnist/humorist Jim Armstrong.
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Jim Armstrong discusses Brett Favre's "issues" in a way that only Bill Clinton could love. That and more from the Lighter Side of Sports.

Bill Clinton, reacting to the Favre situation: “He did NOT have sexual relations with that woman … but, damn, he wanted to! I mean, come on now. Have you seen the personalities on that sweet young thing?’’ …

OK, enough already with our man Brett. And enough already with the baseball playoffs, too. What part of Phillies rule, everybody else drools don’t you get? …

In case you haven’t noticed, the NHL season has started. What’s that? Yeah, you’re right. My bad. Everyone knows there’s no beginning, middle or end to the NHL season. …

Not that Juan Uribe and Pablo Sandoval could use to lose a few pounds, but the Eagles had more scouts at the Giants-Braves series than the Phillies did. …

I just took a glance at the NBA exhibition standings. Which reminds me. Two glances at the NBA exhibition standings and you officially have less of a life than Mel Kiper, Jr. …

Brent Musburger on steroids: “I think under the proper care and doctor’s orders, they could be used at the professional level.’’ Brent, we said take the fifth, not drink it. …

By the way, now that the recession is over and all, I’m assuming you’re reading this on an island with an umbrella drink in your hand. Just make sure you don’t spill on the keyboard, bubba. …

Steve Spurrier gave himself a game ball after South Carolina knocked off No. 1 Alabama. In case you’re wondering, I already checked. That’s the only thing the NCAA doesn’t have a rule against. …

The 49ers’ owner, Jed York, texted ESPN the other day to predict that the Niners would win the NFC West. He also predicted a fourth-quarter comeback by Germany in World War II. …

Not that Wade Phillips is in trouble, but he’s been told that, if the Cowboys lose at Minnesota this weekend, he’s walking home. …

This just in. Linebacker U has been renamed Matador U after Penn State’s embarrassing loss to lowly Illinois at Happy Valley. …

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