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Five Spot / Quick hitters on the light side

1. STOP THE PRESSES

Figure skater Johnny Weir reveals in his new book, "Welcome to My World," that he is gay. In other news, ballplayer Hideki Matsui called a news conference to announce he's Japanese.

2. PLAYING FROM AHEAD

Team Canada's stunning collapse Wednesday put it on the short list of those who couldn't hold big leads. The tally also includes the 1993 Houston Oilers, the 2004 New York Yankees, and Republican candidate for governor Rick Lazio.

3. MR. POPULARITY

It's been a busy week for Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh since the Orange Bowl. He's already interviewed for the head coaching job with the 49ers, and turned down positions as coach at the University of Michigan and chief of staff in the Obama Administration.

4. MAKING RADIO WAVES

A homeless man named Ted Williams received a job offer from the Cleveland Cavaliers due to his smooth radio voice. Williams has gotten a lot of media attention this week and it might be going to his head. He told the Cavaliers thanks but he'd rather take his talents to South Beach.

5. AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT

Andrew Luck, who would have been the consensus number one draft choice in the NFL, says he's returning to Stanford for the 2011 season. You think he was just disappointed that the Bills didn't get the top pick?

-- Budd Bailey and Greg Connors