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I didn't know it was possible for a team to notch 45 first downs in one game until Modesto Junior College did it last week at Sequoias.
The numbers MJC accrued made sense in a Madden game.
There's no truth to the rumors that Colin Kaepernick (Turlock) will add a tattoo of the Union Jack if the 49ers beat Jacksonville in London.
A hurricane must have blown through northern Florida, given the state of affairs at Tampa Bay and Jacksonville (a combined 0-14). But how did it miss No. 2 Florida State (6-0)?
Attention, ESPN: The Patriots' Rob Gronkowski is back on the field. Back off the breathless minute-to-minute coverage.
The latest numbers on Fresno State's Isaiah Burse (Modesto Christian): No. 5 in the nation in punt returns (16.9-yard average), and 34 catches for 386 yards and two touchdowns.
Burse's career: 5,096 all-purpose yards, third-best in school history. With 733 more yards, he'll break the single-season record held by Bernard Berrian (Atwater).
With each win by 15th-ranked Fresno State (6-0), the louder the whispers about coach Tim DeRuyter leaving for a fancier address.
California community college baseball stands tall at the World Series with Boston's Jonny Gomes (Santa Rosa), Quinton Berry (Grossmont) and Daniel Nava (San Mateo) and St. Louis' Rob Johnson (Saddleback).
Grambling State's tradition runs too deep for anything less: Either find the money and treat the team right, or quit.
The Warriors replace Jarrett Jack with Andre Iguodala. A net gain.
The Cardinals' Michael Wacha is 4-0 with a 1.00 ERA in the postseason. Guess that Angels' compensatory draft pick for Alex Pujols has worked out OK.
A world record for toxic body language: Dodgers G.M. Ned Colletti and manager Don Mattingly at this week's press conference.
The Giants overpaid for Tim Lincecum until you add two factors: What he means to the Giants' box office, and what he means to the team's mojo.
Another thing: If the Giants didn't sign him, he would be striking out S.F. hitters in Dodger blue.
The Dodgers' insufferable sense of entitlement aside: Their crippled lineup still extended St. Louis to six games.
The Dodgers nearly blamed Mattingly for not reaching the World Series. Reminder to L.A.: The Dodgers haven't even gotten there since 1988.
Cal will wear Don James stickers in memory of the late Washington "Dawgfather" tonight. It's a gracious gesture. James' Huskies beat the Golden Bears 12 consecutive times.
The Steelers (2-4) and the Raiders (2-4) meet Sunday. Yes, the 1970s were a long time ago.
The Heat's injury-ravaged Greg Oden logged four minutes in a preseason game, his first action since 2009. By the way, he was drafted higher than ... Kevin Durant.
The Patriots' Bill Belichick whined over a call that cost him a game last week vs. the Jets. The NFL's sympathy level for Belichick: 0 percent.
Some perspective to MJC's 76-point total last week: In another JC game, Redwoods beat Mendocino 69-66 ... in regulation ... while the Mendocino QB passed for 796 yards ... and lost!
The worse job these days in football: Defensive coordinator.
Bee staff writer Ron Agostini can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (209) 578-2302. Follow Ron via Twitter, @modbeesports.