Buccaneers defensive end Simeon Rice was dropped from the NFC Pro Bowl squad for disciplinary reasons. And how better to make an example of a player than a free week in Hawaii without pads?
DREW HENSON RUNS OPTION
His decision to quit baseball and pursue a football career came the day after the Yankees invited only his left ACL to big league camp.
Meanwhile, Aaron Boone may forfeit his $5.75 million salary because he tore knee ligaments playing basketball, which is forbidden in his contract. So, he's thinking about telling Steinbrenner he hurt himself tripping over Jeff Kent's motorcycle.
ESPN CANCELS PLAYMAKERS
So now if you want to see a bunch of guys who are prone to infidelity, racism and homophobia, you'll have to start watching C-SPAN.
The controversial drama will be replaced by a new show, Pardon the NFL Interruption. Despite strong ratings and critical acclaim, ESPN decided against a second season after considering the objections of the NFL. Man, I haven't seen a cave-in like that since Charles Bronson's in The Great Escape.
LENNOX LEWIS RETIRES
And, in accordance with WBC rules, he will be stripped of his title and given 60 days to come up with a design for a grill.
Lewis made his announcement during a live press conference from the space above Vitali Klitschko's eye.