Braves: The SB Nation editors' blog highlights the pointlessness of using wins to define pitchers, showing how one horrible called strike meant the different between a loss and a win for Kenshin Kawakami.â†µ
Dawgs: Dawg Sports puts John Isner's epic Wimbledon epic in the context of history, and not just UGA sports history. A fantastic piece -- let's just say the world has waited far too long for someone to use General Sherman's march to explore the meaning of a tennis match.
Falcons: As threatened, the Falcoholic boys have put together the first episode of their podcast, hosted by Adam Schultz and your boy, with guests J. Michael Moore, former managing editor of atlantafalcons.com, and Troy "The Blogosphere" Heinzman from Blogging Dirty. Topics include Keith Brooking's place in Falcons history, roster nerdery, and making sense of the inexplicable SB Nation Falcons-Ravens rivalry.â†µ
Hawks: Ridiculous Upside assesses the NBA Draft by assigning a song to each team. Most are well-reasoned selections (Cavs: "I'm A Slave 4 U," as every move caters to what LeBron wants), but the Hawks' tune is a punny throwaway joke. Of course, a song called "Throwaway Joke" would be the perfect score for this Hawks draft.â†µ
Jackets: Clempson blog Shakin' The Southland kicks off a list of their ten worst losses of the decade, starting with 2000's game against Tech. I'd put 2006's showdown on Tech's list -- the Jackets were 5-1, with their only loss a squeaker to the highly-ranked Fighting Irish, until getting their first bitter dose of C.J. Spiller.â†µ
Thrashers: The latest episode of Talking Thrash, hosted by Bird Watchers Anonymous, goes down tonight at 8:30 PM EST. What's there to talk about on a Monday? Oh, just a new head coach, a blockbuster trade, nine rookies, and other general offseason upkeep. Check in tonight at Blog Talk Radio -- you can even call in to thrash it up on the air.â†µ