Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

What’s wrong with the Patriots cheerleaders, Matt? Mike Reiss’ excellent liveblog of today’s meeting between NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and former Patriots employee Matt Walsh includes the revelation that Walsh was videotaping the San Diego Chargers’ cheerleaders. Why do that when our boys have women like Meghan White to cheer them on? []

The strained relationship between bikers and drivers has reached the breaking point: A group of bikers in Cambridge forced a car to stop and then they beat up one of the passengers. Happy Bike Week, everyone! [Cambridge Chronicle]

Is Julian Tavarez the new Kevin Millar? Sports bloggers lament the loss of the unreliable (in both the psychological and performance sense) Red Sox reliever, who’s been designated for assignment. [Basegirl, Surviving Grady, Soxaholix]

Panic at the gas pump: The price of gas has finally reached $4 a gallon in the Boston area, at least at one station. [Herald]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

We get our summery glow on the North Shore: Kiehl’s is now open in the Burlington Mall.

Patio dining, milk, and beer can coffins: It’s all the news that’s fit to eat.