Great news. The Green Monster section at Fenway Park is now available for gay bachelor parties.
2012 OLYMPICS RINGS IN FINAL FIVE
The IOC narrowed the list of potential host cities to Paris, London, New York, Moscow and a long shot, Troy.
Paris scored the highest among the finalists on the IOC's list of technical criteria. New York was fourth. Apparently, the IOC was less than impressed that the city hasn't quite cleared the traffic from people leaving the 1999 NBA All-Star Game.
Not only that, they'd like the organizers to find a better venue for boxing than Dick Ebersol's Connecticut guesthouse.
Surprisingly, Rio de Janeiro failed to make the finals. However, it's now considered the front-runner for the Expos.
BIG UNIT TOSSES PERFECT GAME
Randy Johnson set down 27 Atlanta hitters in a row. It was such a dominant performance that by the fifth inning Skip Caray stopped referring to the Braves as "we."
Elsewhere the Cubs' Sammy Sosa is out with a sprained ligament in his lower back. The injury was discovered after two violent sneezes brought on back spasms. The treatment is rest, ultrasound and corking his nose.
The Angels still have the best record in baseball despite playing with five regulars on the DL. That doesn't include the Rally Monkey, who is out indefinitely after some botched collagen injections.