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Five Spot / Quick hitters on the light side

1. NEW TYPE OF CRASH

Skier Lindsey Vonn and her soon-to-be-ex-husband reportedly have just paid off a back tax bill of $1.7 million. Their relationship can only go downhill from here.

2. HONEY, I'M DRIVING

Swimmer Amanda Beard claims her ex-boyfriend, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards, was "controlling." Did she really expect a professional racer to let anyone else behind the steering wheel?

3. YOU'RE ON YOUR OWN

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has called Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek "one of the most despicable owners" in the NHL. Sounds like the next Stanley Cup parade there might not have much police presence.

4. MEDICAL MIRACLE

Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson won his first game against the Yankees in 22 starts Saturday. That may have cured him of that rare medical condition, pinstripe-ophobia.

5. COUNTING YOUR CHICKENS

Offensive lineman Matt Kalil said the Vikings won't have to worry about left tackle for a decade if they draft him later this month. Of course, Mike Williams said the same thing about the Bills in 2002.

-- Budd Bailey