Meanwhile, interleague play is in full swing. All week Edgar Martinez can be reached at Club Med.
A COUPLE OF PEOPLE WIN FRENCH OPEN
Here's how little interest there was in the Justine Henin-Hardenne—Kim Clijsters women's final: People in Belgium were switching to Arena Football.
Serena Williams felt the crowd at Roland Garros was unduly hostile toward her during her upset loss to Henin-Hardenne in the semis. Rude, hostile and unsupportive to an American? I'm sorry, that just doesn't sound like the French.
DAVID STERN BITTERLY CONTESTS CLAIMS OF LAGGING TV RATINGS FOR NBA PLAYOFFS
Or something like that. I wasn't watching.
Don't forget the winner of the NBA Finals gets home field advantage in next year's All-Star Game.
GATTI WINS RUBBER MATCH WITH WARD
Not only that the epic third battle between the two junior welterweights delivered a huge audience for HBO's new X-rated boxing show, G-string Duvas.
In other boxing news a torn chest muscle has forced Kirk Johnson to pull out of his scheduled June 21 bout with heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis. That's less than two weeks away. Does anybody have Peter McNeely's phone number?