BUD SELIG SAYS HE PLANS TO STEP DOWN AS COMMISSIONER WHEN HIS TERM ENDS
Selig's tenure ends in December 2006. Which gives Pete Rose only 31 more months to kiss his ass.
In other baseball news, a Chicago alderman has proposed raising the fine for trespassing onto a field during a White Sox game, from $100 to $1,000. That sounds high, but it includes parking.
After 23 games the Tigers are hitting .179 as a team. Things are so bad that manager Alan Trammell had the phone company come out to the park and install a Mendoza Line.
Rickey Henderson signed with the Newark Bears of the independent Atlantic League. Tough league. They don't allow you to refer to yourself in the third person.
Rickey said he signed with the Bears because he was looking forward to finally playing for their manager, Walter Matthau.
FAVORITES FALL IN STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
I hope I'm not too late with a TV slogan. "The NHL Playoffs: Win or Go Broke."
Despite what you've heard, the Anaheim- Dallas series is not best of seven overtimes.
The Ducks' 4-3 win in Game 1 was the fourth-longest game in history. There were so many intermissions and studio breaks that by the fourth OT, Barry Melrose had gone through his supply of mousse and started dipping into Mel Kiper Jr.'s.