RUMBLINGS

A new U.S. Geological Survey study confirms what Wasatch Front residents already knew: they’re in a high-risk area for earthquakes.

Fifteen other states had similar zones.

That’s not including Ohio, which only made the list for a 24-hour period after LeBron James announced he was coming home.

NEXT: JIMMER JUMP

JIMMER JUMP

Jimmer Fredette is possibly down to his last chance to stick in the NBA.

The former BYU star signed a one-year agreement with New Orleans for the league minimum, which is still roughly $1 million per season, $12,000 a game or — using last year’s stats — $3,500 per point.

Rock On thinks the NBA should save itself some angst and just pay everyone on commission.

THE BIG SCOOP

Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott said in an ESPN online chat he won’t wear his trademark T-shirt beneath his uniform, now that he’s in the pros.

In other breaking news, Chris Kaman plans to trim his nose hairs once a month.

UNIFORMITY

Uniforms were a hot topic, last week, as various websites showed prototypes of a University of Utah jersey featuring mountains on the sleeves.

Rock On has a rule of thumb on uniforms: animals are OK; stripes are terrific. Landscape, seascape or food items belong at a county fair.

ANIMAL REACTION
Photo from El Paso Chihuahuas

Speaking of jerseys, the El Paso Chihuahuas Triple-A baseball team has produced a uniform featuring a dog’s face on the front.

The entire front.

Though it will be worn only for “Bark in the Park Night” in August, it has piqued considerable interest.

Note to BYU Cougars: Seriously, give this some thought.

Could a jersey with a cougar face be worse than the “bib” uniforms they once wore?


LOCKED AND LOADED
Photo from FOX Sports

At Shooters Grill in Colorado, waitresses wear loaded six-shooters.

Which says nothing in particular, except it might not be the best place for Drew Brees to leave a $3 tip.

CROUCHING TIGER

Tiger Woods cursed at photographers at the British Open, last week, when shutters snapped during his backswing.

That’s not news.

The real news would be if someone cursed back at him for stepping out of their photo frames.

CARPE DIEM

Forty-year-old Kriste Lewis has made the New Orleans Saints cheer squad.

Lewis, who has kidney disease, told the Associated Press, “I know my time is limited. I don’t want to let any time go. I want to make every day count.”

Paging Aldon Smith.

A REAL DIG

Reports say partying German players damaged the World Cup, taking a divot out of the trophy.

Still, it isn’t nearly as damaging as what Brazil did in that 7-1 loss to Germany.