It was a disgraceful exhibition, contrived and pandering on so many levels.  And he’s not even a real journalist.

But enough about Jay Mariotti, Lil Wayne is in the finals of today’s “Around The Horn” against Michael Smith, thanks mostly to some creative scorekeeping on the part of Stat Boy.  Mr. Carter hasn’t blown anyone away with his sports world insight, but anything that keeps Plaschke off the small screen has to be considered a very positive development.