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Five Spot / Quick hitters on the light side

SPORTS QUIZ

Facebook made huge headlines recently when:

a) its company stock went public.

b) the Orlando Magic unfriended Stan Van Gundy.

MELLOW DRAMA

As for those bales of marijuana bobbing off the California coast, 'Authorities are advising surfers to stay out of the water,' reported CBS's Craig Ferguson. 'There is nothing more dangerous than a shark with the munchies.'

IT'S SHOETIME

Lakers stars Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol co-own a racehorse at Hollywood Park named Siempre Mio, and it's quite easy to spot.

It's the only steed in the barn wearing high-top Nike horseshoes.

BLAME IT ON TITO

Ex-pitcher Curt Schilling's troubled video-game company laid off its entire staff of 400.

Red Sox apologists immediately blamed it on too many employees drinking beer and eating chicken in the break room.

DESERT FOXES

Headline at TheOnion.com: "Phoenix Coyotes pretend homeless drifters at Greyhound bus station are fans welcoming team home."

-- Dwight Perry, Seattle Times