A couple of weeks ago Italy beat the USA Olympic basketball team 95–78 in an exhibition match. On Sunday the USA lost 92–73 to Puerto Rico. Click here for an image of seven-foot beige people trying to make sense of the scoreboard [free New York Times registration].

Harry, of Chase Me Ladies, claimed that he was being kept up all night by a Venezuelan election [must…resist…cheap…innuendo]. I, on the other hand, have been left in turmoil by the shocking twists and turns in the illegal Honduran nodule scandal that has gripped the world of ping-pong—to quote the player in question from the BBC Website:

“I’ve played with this racket for 10 years and then yesterday they say the pimples are wrong.”