Even the most respected and universally beloved persons can be the target of a phony MySpace profile, and that’s why we should all be pleased to know NewsCorp has systems in place to prevent such a thing. Good luck fooling anyone, ‘net terroristas!

The Daily News’ Adam Rubin reports the Mets didn’t have to deal with taking the bus to DC tonight because “security screeners came to Shea to conduct inspections, rather than do the screening at the airport, which occurs on occasion anyway.” I’m not clear on Homeland Security’s policy concerning doo-rags or expensive jewlery, so I’m merely guessing that Lastings Milledge has made the trip.