Nothing in sports surprises us anymore after somebody actually bid more than $23,000 for bone chips from a middle reliever on an Internet auction site.
As Mariners reliever Jeff Nelson proved, sports fans will eat up anything. So it's a perfect time for another edition of Bizarre and Bogus.
Below we've compiled five strange-but-true sports-related stories and one that we made up. Guess which one you believe is fake, then click here to see which item isn't true.
No. 1 Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson will regretfully sell his sizable horse racing interests by November.
High school junior LeBron James might be too young for the NBA draft, but the 17-year-old Akron, Ohio, phenom has already signed a six-figure book deal to tell his life story.
No. 3 A broken bottle of cologne will cause Spain's No. 1 goalkeeper, Santiago Canizares, to miss the upcoming World Cup.
No. 4 A group of 150 dog-meat restaurant owners in Seoul, South Korea, have scrapped a plan to offer World Cup tourists free samples of their dishes.
No. 5 Chicago Cubs manager Don Baylor blamed pitcher Kerry Wood's rough seventh inning, in which he gave up two solo home runs, on a singer's long version of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch.
Syracuse basketball player DeShaun Williams was arrested after a barroom brawl in which he is accused of punching the school's mascot Otto the Orange.