Even though it's only 4am-ish or thereabouts, the competition for "funniest thing I'll read today" is already a mortal lock for this entry, the 2008 NHL trade deadline deals in haiku form.
My personal favorite:
The Florida Panthers acquired right winger/defenseman Wade Belak from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a fifth-round draft pick in 2008.
A fifth-round pick is
Better than a bag of pucks.
You go, Trader Cliff!
How on earth do you top this? The first round of the playoffs in "Burma Shave" prose?
Now, for the benefit of my younger readers, "Burma Shave" was a product that was notorious for advertizing over several billboards, each featuring one line of a four-line poem, followed by "Burma Shave" on the last billboard. For example, Roy Silvernail's entry from The Richard Nixon Memorial Burma Shave Showdown:
"I am not
a crook," said he,
There, you guys get two of my favorite links in one post!
And yes, I think I'll go that way. Stay tuned.