ESPN News is reporting that abritrator Richard Bloch has denied Terrell Owens’ appeal of his season-ending suspension by the Philadelphia Eagles. I suppose we can all enjoy our Thanksgiving without said story hanging over our heads.

Unmentioned in all of the coverage of this fascinating case is the infamous NFL 2K5 cover jinx. T.O. appeared on the box to Sega’s mildly popular would-be Madden killer last season, the final edition of said game following EA Sports’ exclusive deal with the NFL.