What's more surprising after the first round of the British Open? Soon to be 60-year old Tom Watson shooting 5-under, or Tiger Woods not breaking par (1-over) on a beautiful summer day in Scotland?
Stewart Cink wins his first major after beating Tom Watson in a 4-hole playoff at the British Open. Watson, at age 59, had a chance to win in regulation but missed an 8-foot putt on 18.
Paul McCartney finishes up his Citi Field gig tonight. I was there Saturday night and it would be much too easy to say it's the most noise Citi Field will hear all season, and certainly the most hits.
Loved the New York Times bit with "banner day." They used to have the event at Shea, but no more. So the Times invited readers to come up with cyberspace banners. A sampling: "Someone Madoff With the Mets' Season."
Can you imagine, it was Manny Ramirez bobblehead night in L.A. but Manny didn't start with a sore hand. Oh, he pinch hit a grand slam homer as the Dodgers won.
We found out yesterday that LeBron James smoked marijuana in high school, former major league pitcher Jim Parque used human growth hormone and Florida quarterback Tim Tebow is a virgin.
Now there's an authority. Bills wide receiver Terrell Owens says Michael Vick should be reinstated immediately.
Plaxico Burress testifies before a grand jury about shooting himself in the leg. He then told reporters he was "truly remorseful."
The New York Times says both Big Papi (or is it now big Popeye?) David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez both tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in 2003.