Your morning links. Just add Villanueva and serve:
Forget the lottery limbo. The Raptors shot a franchise record 63 per cent last night with all-star in the making Chris Bosh nailed to the bench and Charlie V looking like an all-star in the making, and don't look now, but that's four W's in a row.
The Jays offered to send spare part Corey Koskie back to Minnesota for a bag of balls. No deal.
Still on baseball, Sportsmediawatch has a nifty one about Major League Baseball's MLB Advanced Media money machine, and how it's going to stay in-house: "Expect far deeper coffers across the sport, and continued increases in GM spending, without any acknowledgment of the profit-sharing model that allows it to happen."
That was some U.S. championship game last night, underdog Texas and Vince Young sticking it to USC.
This just in: Paolo Di Canio insists he'll be no more with the fascist-but-not-racist salutes.