Friday links

The Blue Jays take on fourth-ranked Bismarck Century tonight. Jamestown is looking for its second straight win. To accomplish that, the Blue Jays will have to contain Patriots quarterback Jesse Kartes.

It’s a showdown of ranked nine-man football teams tonight in Napoleon as fifth-ranked Kidder County squares off with top-ranked Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter.

Alicia Patton of Hope-Page-Finley-Sharon is a different kind of two-sport athlete.

Apparently, the scoreboard will never tell you how much Rocky Hager loves the spread offense, either.

The Bison need to improve their defense. A visit from mighty Wagner ought to help, for one week at least.

After a week off following their season opener at Texas Tech, the Sioux head south again to take on Northwestern State.

Four games back with time running out, without the MVP first baseman, without the veteran third baseman … somehow the Minnesota Twins still have a shot in the AL Central. This weekend’s series with first-place Detroit is shaping up to be a big one. Is there still a possibility of another playoff game under the Teflon roof? Eh, probably not.

Percy Harvin? Percy Havin? Wait, a Minneapolis media outlet wrote about someone other than Brett Favre? Sid will get to the bottom of this.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed 6-7 Sasha Pavlovic. Since he’s not a point guard, he’ll probably be traded somewhere next week.

It’s no "en fuego" or even a "boo-yeah" but a local FOX TV announcer in New York inadvertantly sparked a not-very-PG catch phrase involving a chicken and a word that most decidedly wasn’t the one he was looking for. This is a family blog, so we won’t link to the video. But it can be found pretty quickly via the intertubes, if you so choose.