…namely, that Alan Shearer is really bald.  The New York Times found the dramatic events in Manchester Sunday afternoon a big enough to warrant the front page of Monday’s sports section, but they somehow failed to mention that QPR’s near-defeat of Manchester City might’ve had just a little to do with the former fighting for their EPL survival.  Though the R’s achieved safety when Stoke equalized at home against Bolton, that’s still not quite enough to get QPR midfielder Joey Barton off the hook.  Here’s a few of Barton’s tweets from Monday, not including the classic rejoinder to the BBC’s Gary Linekar (“do u wanna go there publicly “Mr Squeaky Clean” ? Think u should have a look in that vast closet of skeltons before u respond”)