Daily quick hits on topical oddities in pop culture, news and sometimes even sports...
The Associated Press is reporting that Dallas police say Terrell Owens, admitting depression, intentionally tried to overdose on pain pills. The story is here. This is no joke. We needle T.O. all the time, but in this case obviously wish him well.
Now on to the wiseass stuff...
Miami's lavish new downtown Center for the Performing Arts opened last night with A Light in the Piazza, the Tony Award-winning musical about the redemption of a baseball catcher disgraced by steroids.
Fine-arts patrons at the grand opening were bedecked in tuxedos, designer evening gowns and other finery, except for the crackheads urinating on the side of the building.
Shaquille O'Neal says, "I will shoot negative-30 percent before I'll shoot underhanded," rebuffing Rick Barry's free-throw advice. Shaq obviously is using an extreme example, since last season his foul-shot percentage was only negative-10 percent.
By the way, does anyone care that Citgo is run by U.S.-hating Venezuela and its presidente loco Hugo Chavez? Didn't think so.
Martha Stewart wants Eminem to appear on her TV show. A spokesman for Eminem said the rapper appreciates the offer but would prefer to not end his career in that manner.
[Warning! The final item in today's Unsportsmanlike may be in questionable taste and may offend the easily offended. I wouldn't read it if I were you].
R.I.P. to golfing legend Byron Nelson, who has died, at age 94, of natural causes. For some reason, though, when a golfer dies, don't you always assume it was by a stroke?