College Athletics: Nick Fairley, the most detestable college football player, promises to go by "Nick Flair" if he's drafted by the Carolina Panthers, in honor of ... well, if you don't know who that's meant to be in honor of, you really don't have much of an interest in the NFC South anyway.â†µ
Also, Blogger So Dear shares the amazing story of Wake Forest Demon Deacons baseball coach Tom Walter, who donated a kidney to one of his players. We're only going to link to a Wake Forest baseball story once ever, and I can't imagine a better one. (Elsewhere in SB Nation good feelings, Black Heart Gold Pants raised $20,000 for a local children's hospital.)â†µ
Thrashers: Cory Lavalette's set of bold Eastern Conference predictions includes the Atlanta Thrashers making the playoffs.â†µ
NASCAR: Fairweather NASCAR fans would be wise to allow Jeff Gluck to assign them a favorite NASCAR driver. Or there's alwaysâ†µ
This has been your daily-ish circling of the Atlanta sports blogosphere and more. If you have anything that belongs here next time, holler. To ride with us again tomorrow or so, follow @SBNAtlanta on Twitter.