Good to be here. Look, I'm no shill for Claritin, but I took one this morning and for the last 12 hours haven't even come close to saying Jonathan Cheechoo.
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In Boston, John Kerry was making changes in his nomination speech up until the last minute. In fact, the slogan "Help is on the way" was originally " Orlando Cabrera is on the way."
Some delegates took batting practice at Fenway Park. And for an extra $500 donation to the DNC, they got their face shoved by Jason Varitek.
The convention went off without incident, although Bud Selig fined Al Gore $4,000 for covering his bald spot with pine tar.
While Madison Square Garden prepares for the Republican convention, the New York Liberty is playing its games at Radio City Music Hall. For those WNBA teams coming in, you've been warned: Don't even think of posting up Diana Ross.
Meanwhile, President Bush stopped by the Browns' training camp. He wanted to supervise the handoff of power to Jeff Garcia.
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Steve Finley went to the Dodgers after saying he'd only accept a deal to a California team. Not only that, he'd like his position to be renamed center-dude.
Randy Johnson was forced to stay put in Arizona. The youngest prospect the Yankees could offer was Jumpin' Joe Dugan.