NFL: Talk about Freakonomics. Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco displays some financial savvy both in his financial planning (he has a slush fund set aside to pay for fines) and in his outside-the-box thinking regarding Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. Ochocinco volunteered to use said slush fund to entice Revis not to hold out, tweeting: "@revis24 dude, im stupid excited for the season, don’t hold out, you can have some of my fine fund money i set aside, let’s have fun!" Revis replied in kind on Twitter: "@OGOchoCinco well how much u willing to give me. As a matter of fact give me all the money u makin from ur reality show."
NBA: Mike Krzyzewski is recruiting Jason Kidd to be a mentor to the Team USA squad that is in Las Vegas this week preparing for the World Championships in Turkey. Kidd has an impressive 56-0 record with Team USA and two Olympic gold medals from 2000 and 2008.
• Well, at least the Knicks and Bulls can look forward to gift baskets from Dwyane Wade.
MLB: You know that Pepsi Refresh Project ad that plays constantly during MLB games where Evan Longoria pitches a community service idea of having a senior prom for senior citizens? Well, the Rays are taking the idea to heart, holding said prom for said seniors at their Aug. 18 home game.