Here's the links, scoured and scraped clean (sort of like me, actually):
Roy Keane has landed at Celtic, signing an 18-month deal today. He'll debut for the Bhoys on New Year's Day. And on another soccer note, 18-year-old Scarborough native Jonathan de Guzman is turning heads in Holland -- and is at the centre of a tug-of-war between Canada and the Netherlands for his national team services.
The U.S. treasury department has ruled that the evil Godless Communists from Cuba won't be allowed into the upcoming World Baseball Classic.
Joe Paopao willl serve as Hamilton's offensive co-ordinator for Greg Marshall, who was given an extension yesterday.
Raptors let the No. 22-ranked shooting team in the NBA come into their house and shoot 58 per cent. It's Chris Bosh against the world, writes Dave Feschuk. Meantime, there are plenty of rumours out there involving Ron Artest, even a howler involving the Raptors, but Jermaine O'Neal, who's giddy at Ron-Ron going, figures he knows what the Pacers need.
The 1-iron is on the verge of extinction, and Jason Sobel of ESPN has this exquisite eulogy, including a great line from the late, great Jim Murray: "The only time I ever took out a 1-iron was to kill a tarantula. And I took a seven to do that."
Today's Milt Dunnell: Northern Dancer's Derby, and a story why Bill Shoemaker gave up the winning mount for the runner-up.