-- Tee it up, the gridiron season has arrived! Patriots coach Bill Belichick is about to marry again. He found his soulmate--Little Red Riding Hood? She's busy finding rigging on which to hang him upsidedown for the ceremony, so it will look like he's smiling ... Diehard Steeler fans Shawnta and Jeff Kemerer have named their new baby Tre Rivers Kemerer after the old stadium. "We couldn't name him after ketchup (new Heinz Field)," Jeff joked ... President Obama wants to move Gitmo prisoners to a facility in the U.S. His first choice is to have them placed on the Bengals' volatile roster ... Mike Vick was ordered to pay $1 million for care and feeding of his neglected pit bulls. Unless the dogs are getting manicures and pedicures in a ritzy hotel, isn't that a bit expensive? ... Looks like the Bucs are in for a long year with the NFL's #1 toughest schedule. 6-10 at best.
-- If you divided up Gator coach Urban Meyer's new $4 mil-a-year contract extension fairly, it would be $3.7 million for quarterback Tim Tebow and $300,000 for Meyer witnessing Tebow winning those two national titles ... Hurricanes open with FSU, Georgia Tech, Va. Tech and Oklahoma. What, the Steelers weren't available?
-- According to Tina Haggart, a hippologist studies horses.
-- Red Sox David Ortiz on steroids? He must have used a batch with a high fat content ... The lowly Washington Nationals recently fired manager Manny Acta. This is shocking--usually for results that bad in Washington, you don't get fired, you get re-elected.
-- Reportedly, an Arlington, Washington Little League coach is accused of using some of his players to help him break into and rob an abandoned tool shop.
-- Michael Jordan's "The Steak House" charges $78 for a slab of meat as big as his size 13 sneaks ... Glad to see Hasheem Thabeet picked second in the NBA draft. Could say--Thabeet goes on.
-- Two activities on Sarah Palin's to-do list now that she's out of politics: beat up Tina Fey and hunt moose and Democrats.
-- In closing, Tom Taber reports a cement mixer collided with a prison van on Interstate 4 a while back. Motorists are asked to be on the lookout for hardened criminals.
(Some of the information in this column was obtained from other news organizations)