In other baseball news Garth Brooks singled in a spring training game for the Royals. Pretty impressive: His hit came two pitches after he'd been knocked down by LeAnn Rimes.
The Marlins' championship rings were unveiled last week. Each ring contains 229 diamonds, one for each fan who still remembers Jeff Torborg.
The Marlins received requests for rings from 12 former Expos limited partners who are suing majority owner Jeffrey Loria. He told them to be patient. They're on the sizing list, just after Wayne Huizenga and the late Carl Barger.
TAGLIABUE CANCELS NEXT YEAR'S NFL KICKOFF CONCERT
Too bad. Steven Tyler of Aerosmith was planning a scarf malfunction.
Ty Law is anxious to get out of New England. Today he showed up in Baltimore and offered to take Terrell Owens's physical.
TRACY MCGRADY GOES OFF FOR 62 POINTS
Amazingly, the Orlando scoring machine missed 10 of his last 11 shots. And that was after Darrell Imhoff had fouled out.
Portland guard Damon Stoudamire passed a random drug test at the request of a local sports columnist. What a relief. The last thing you'd want to hear is that his sample was taken out of context.
Several teams are reportedly interested in Dennis Rodman after his Long Beach Jam won the ABA league championship. Rodman is serious about an NBA comeback. He's already changed his name to Paul Pierced.