Time for another twirl around the sports world in Twitter verse (140 characters or fewer):
■If Joseph A. Bank sold Gronk and Napoli shirts, who would you pick as the three free shirts? Would any of them have buttons?
■Volunteer football coach in Oregon takes middle school team to Hooters. Gets canned by school’s AD. Object is to win, not objectify.
■MGH heart doc Sanjeev Francis on benefits of daily exercise: “Adds years to your life . . . and life to your years.’’
■Dave Mellor, Fenway’s expert groundskeeper, says he smiled when his young daughters professed love for dandelion bouquets.
■Absent a right-church-wrong-pew analogy with Terry Francona and John Farrell, it’s sacrilege Farrell not named AL’s top manager.
■Couldn’t watch all those Sox beards getting shaved without thinking of the 1960s Noxzema girl: “Take it off . . . take it all off.’’
■Pats-Broncos next Sunday night, NBC, in Foxborough. If Fox had the broadcast, it wouldn’t be over by Thanksgiving.
■Simmering anti-Boston vibe around US, mostly because of Brady and Bosox. Yanks fans know, not everyone loves a winner.
■The Fenway Forever crowd desperately needs a road trip to Detroit and St. Louis. It’s OK to move on. More than OK.
■Richie Incognito. “From a place of love.’’ Sure, you bet. With a right turn at loathing, a quick left down hate.
■Column here last week calling to stop NHL fighting brought some 30 e-mails, all but three in support. Tide. Shifted.
■Attention NBA Quality Control Office: the final 4:57 of Celtics’ loss to Charlotte Wednesday night took 21:48 to play. Drudgery.
■Bruins rookie Torey Krug tied with Ott’s Erik Karlsson for goals (6) by NHL defenseman. Hardly a secret, but not far from it..
■Bills legend Joe DeLamielleure upon CTD diagnosis: “Can’t be from anything else but football.’’ Says he suffered hundreds of concussions.
■If I had to spend stupid money, would give it to Jacoby Ellsbury before Carl Crawford. Don’t think Ben Cherington spends stupid money.
■If you can find it on Internet, be sure to check out Matt Lauer’s tribute to Muhammad Ali on Thursday’s “Today Show’’. Knockout.
■Songstress Joni Mitchell, who just turned 70, longed for a river to skate away on. I bet she’d take a ride on Jake Peavy’s Duck Boat.
■DNC, owner of Bruins, may move HQs out of Buffalo. Prime office space soon available in commercial buildings in front of DNC’s TD Garden.
■Report says Tigers willing to trade Prince Fielder. Great talent. But desperately needs to get same grip on diet that he has on bat.
■NHL GMs finally realizing shootouts not so great. May the motto “Fewer Gimmicks, More Goals’’ lead them.
■Tom Menino lands new gig at right end of Comm Ave. Will spend endless hours at Agganis Rink, rooting on BU Beagles.
■Sabres finally shake out front office, bring back Pat LaFontaine in “Neely’’ role. Jim Benning or Rick Dudley possible GM.
■Celtics will have better roster when Rajon Rondo is in the lineup. Somehow I don’t believe that will mean a better record.
■Now 155 days to go till April 21 Marathon. Headline already in type: “WE WIN!’’
■ Painful to see Steven Stamkos shatter his leg Monday at the Garden. Underscores, once more, NHL most dangerous of all pro sports.
■Quintin Berry was the one African-American in this year’s World Series. One. Trail blazed by Jackie Robinson has gone cold.
■Bruins-Rangers at Garden for Friday after Thanksgiving. Scalpers already asking three times face. For a November matinee.
■Montville is back. Ryan remains in the house. I’m hanging in Globe parking lot, Hachi-like, waiting for Ray Fitzgerald.
■Every cent of my World Series check would go to my high school baseball program. Even if I hadn’t already banked millions.
■People are so unbelievably nice in St. Louis that it takes some of the joy out of beating them. Even if you did suffer through ’67.
■Rex Ryan, dead man walking, likely will improve his Jets to 6-4 after Sunday’s matinee in Buffalo. Upright, taking liquids, and hireable for ’14.
■Trans-Siberian Orchestra plays the Garden next month. If you see Evgeni Ryabchikov, wish him a happy upcoming 40th.
■To witness the unfolding glory of the Seaport District makes it ever more painful that the Patriots and Sox missed chances to land there.
■Francona never named Manager of Year during his Boston tenure. We ignored it then. We should ignore it now.
■The group statue of all-time underappreciated Hub athletes must have Dwight Evans (385 HRs, 1,384 RBIs, golden arm) front, center.
■Gunilla Knutson, who became the Noxzema girl in the ’60s, was born in 1948. Age 65 this year. Don’t nick selves, gents.