In the last two games the Pistons got offense from rare sources: 77 points from Chauncey Billups and 25 from the Pine Artist formerly known as Tayshaun Prince.
STEVE BOWDEN, BOBBY'S SON, PLEADS GUILTY TO SWINDLING INVESTORS, INCLUDING $1.6 MILLION FROM HIS DAD
How come I think Steve Bowden probably tried to recruit Adrian McPherson?
Steve sold unregistered securities with former Alabama quarterback Brian Burgdorf. This explains why the scam worked. They kept telling people they were with the SEC.
FIFTY MILLION VIEWERS IN JAPAN WATCH FIRST US MEETING BETWEEN ICHIRO AND MATSUI
The game was available on cable as part of George Steinbrenner's new "HAI Network."
The first pitch aired live at 8 a.m. local time, preempting Japan's most popular morning show, Sadaharu and Kathie Lee.
Also in baseball, the Rockies have distanced themselves from recent comments made about homosexuality by their pitcher Todd Jones. That's good. Usually they just blame the altitude.
Jones said if there was a gay player, "he shouldn't walk around proud." You know, if it doesn't pan out for Jones in Colorado, he's got a job waiting as a righty setup man for Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum.
In response to the threat of SARS, the Blue Jays offered $1 tickets to a game against the Rangers last week and drew more than 48,000. Of course SkyDome is covered by the retractable surgical mask.