Fly’s Rumorama: LeBron James, Dallas Braden, Alex Rodriguez, Fred Couples, Chiefs at Fort Leavenworth

NBA: Tweet of the day: LeBron Marino and the Cleveland Chargers? – CBS Sports columnist Mike Freeman.

MLB: In case you missed it, David Letterman gave Dallas Braden a clear shot (or two) at Alex Rodriguez in last night’s 10 list on the Late Show. No. 10: "Grandma’s right. Stick it, A-Rod," and No.1: "Maybe I can give Kate Hudson a call."

For video of Braden’s appearance and the entire Top 10, visit Fly’s friends over at The Sporting Blog.

And for a more meaningful take on the pitcher, The New York Times has a nice piece on Braden.

Golf/NBA: Golfer Fred Couples has bought a pair of premium Charlotte Bobcats season tickets for next season, a transaction that might’ve been spurred by his recent pro-am round at the Quail Hollow Championship with team owner Michael Jordan, the Charlotte Business Journal reported. There also have been rumors that Couples plans to buy a small ownership share, though team president and COO Fred Whitfield called that a "premature" topic for discussion.

NFL: When first reading the headline "Chiefs visit Fort Leavenworth," Fly thought it was some sort of new "scared straight" program with NFLers visiting the penitentiary that once housed Michael Vick. Nah, the players and GM Scott Pioli took a trip out to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to visit soldiers at the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi, KCChiefsBlog reports.

NBA: Tweet of the day: LeBron Marino and the Cleveland Chargers? – CBS Sports columnist Mike Freeman.

MLB: In case you missed it, David Letterman gave Dallas Braden a clear shot (or two) at Alex Rodriguez in last night’s 10 list on the Late Show. No. 10: "Grandma’s right. Stick it, A-Rod," and No.1: "Maybe I can give Kate Hudson a call."

For video of Braden’s appearance and the entire Top 10, visit Fly’s friends over at The Sporting Blog.

And for a more meaningful take on the pitcher, The New York Times has a nice piece on Braden.

Golf/NBA: Golfer Fred Couples has bought a pair of premium Charlotte Bobcats season tickets for next season, a transaction that might’ve been spurred by his recent pro-am round at the Quail Hollow Championship with team owner Michael Jordan, the Charlotte Business Journal reported. There also have been rumors that Couples plans to buy a small ownership share, though team president and COO Fred Whitfield called that a "premature" topic for discussion.

NFL: When first reading the headline "Chiefs visit Fort Leavenworth," Fly thought it was some sort of new "scared straight" program with NFLers visiting the penitentiary that once housed Michael Vick. Nah, the players and GM Scott Pioli took a trip out to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to visit soldiers at the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi, KCChiefsBlog reports.

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