Some good weekend sports reads, Aug. 21-22

No Career, But Women Get to Butt Heads, Too — The Women’s Rugby World Cup is underway in England with the event primed for the biggest spotlight it has ever enjoyed.

Can Roger Clemens Learn From Marion Jones’ Mistakes? — Presumptuous both in headline and text. Here’s the more pertinent question: Why do we get all apoplectic over athletes allegedly lying to Congress about matters that shouldn’t concern Congress — that bastion of truth and light?

Diana Nyad Rediscovers Her Passion for Swimming — Now 60, the lauded endurance athlete is preparing for a Cuba-to-Florida swim.

Getting a Read on Summertime Books — Dan Wetzel of Yahoo! Sports has a rather substantial pile of current titles on his nightstand.

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