-- Olympic recap: It was obvious China female gymnast He Kexin was under-age when she received her gold medal following a team event and NBC showed a live shot of her classmates celebrating at her day care center.
-- Michael "Gill Man" Phelps now has more gold around his neck than Mr. T had years ago. Did you know Super Mike's birthplace is Atlantis? He is now being referred to as Tiger Woods in a Speedo, which certainly is better than John Daly in a Speedo. If Francis Scott Key were alive for ASCAP royalties, he'd owe Mr. Phelps a thank-you note.
-- There were 20 mothers on the U.S. Olympic team; no wonder Johnson & Johnson was an Olympic sponsor!
-- Just heard the Packers have just informed Brett Favre that they have changed their minds about trading him ... The Dolphins now have two Chads at quarterback (Pennington and Henne). Chads have not had all this attention in South Florida since the 2000 presidential election ... Rush Limbaugh may soon buy the Rams and will probably want his offense to run a lot more to the right ... Eagles coach Andy Reid on why during Philly's two-a-days, any player over 30 gets to skip the morning practice every third day. "Well, they're old," he announces.
-- Preseason #1 ranked Georgia has already suspended seven players for violating team policies. That's almost as many arrests as first place votes.
-- Lloyd Craique tells us the hummingbird makes its nest out of spiderwebs.
-- Now selling at Dodger Stadium concession stands--Manny Ramirez caps complete with attached dreadlocks. Scary thought: Many being Manny.
-- Nine NBA players last year bolted to play for an international team. Washington Wizard GIlbert Arenas: "I can't even understand my kids, let alone another language" ... Shawn Kemp, 38, will play in Italy. Several clubs in this country did work him out, not because they needed a power forward but because he has fathered so many kids he could guarantee a sellout.
-- In closing, Sir Charles Grenier asks if you know about the guy who crossed a homing pigeon with a parrot so that if it got lost, it could ask its way home.
(Some of the information in this column was obtained from other news organizations)