A Tip of The Hat to...
... Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp, who lost his helmet but not his desire as he went after Packer Brett Favre during Sunday's 23-15 Green Bay win (page 74).
Venus, the higher-ranked and more flamboyant of the fabulous Williams sibs (page 116), draws a bead on a serve during her semifinal match against U.S. Open champ Lindsay Davenport.
A's for Effort
The ball, a glove, a hat, sunglasses, second baseman Scott Spiezio (21) and rightfielder Jason McDonald all go flying as the two A's futilely pursue a Texas leaguer hit by Magglio Ordonez of the White Sox. Ordonez wound up with a triple.