Week In Review: Harry Kalas, Mark Fidrych R.I.P.

• A sad way to start the baseball week: Phillies announcer Harry Kalas & former Tigers pitcher Mark Fidrych both pass away on the same day.

Harry Kalas Mark Fidrych

• But it was nice to see Brian Bosworth help save an Oklahoman’s life.

• Wedding bells have rung for a couple of tennis stars: Andy Roddick ties the knot with Brooklyn Decker, while Roger Federer marries his manager.

• Padres pitcher Heath Bell is p.o.’ed about ESPN’s overwhelming coverage of all things Yankees, Mets & Red Sox.

• That stinks: Dwight Howard has a passion for passing gas.

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HS Cheer Coach Canned After Playboy Photoshoot

• A California high school cheerleading coach was given her pink slip when she took off her slip - and everything else - for Playboy.

Carlie Christine

• ESPN’s expose on the WWE was more of a tapout than a body slam.

• Speaking of physical assault, a Brazilian soccer coach punches a ref in the middle of a game.

• How did the Chicago Bulls’ Ben Gordon burn his arm? Would you believe because his scarf caught on fire?

• When he’s not passing the ball, Dwight Howard loves to pass gas.

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Cheerleading Coach Fired For Posing For Playboy

There’s really no other way to put this that wouldn’t grab your attention, so I’ll just say it matter-of-factly: A high school cheerleading coach was fired after it was discovered she posed nude for Playboy.

Carlie Christine

WITH LEATHER uncovers the story from Sacramento’s CBS 13 of Carlie Christine, cheerleading coach of Casa Roble High School. Um, make that former cheerleading coach of Casa Roble High School, as school officials were recently tipped off to Carlie’s extracurricular activities as Playboy centerfold & Cyber Girl of the Week.

So, how did the officials learn about Christine’s Playboy posing? She didn’t use her real name, did she?

(More pics of Carlie’s work are after the jump.)

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