NFL PREPARES FOR KICKOFF CONCERT AT GILLETTE STADIUM To avoid a repeat of the Super Bowl halftime show, league officials will attend all rehearsals and monitor song selection, choreography and staging. Great. So now, we can be confident that Elton John will have both feet inbounds at all times.
Here's the lineup for the concert: Elton John, Destiny's Child, Toby Keith, Mary J. Blige and a new rap group, Run-FCC.
Meanwhile, the Browns signed their top draft choice, Kellen Winslow Jr., to the largest NFL contract ever for a tight end. They waited to announce the deal until all papers were filed with the league and Tony Gonzalez was properly sedated.
Forty million, and Winslow has yet to play a down in the NFL. Now there's a switch--a Miami player getting away with a holdup after he leaves school.
The Bucs-Bengals preseason game had to be postponed due to Hurricane Charley. In a related story Keenan McCardell is moving north of Tampa at 55 mph.
INDIANS SURGING IN AL CENTRAL The Tribe leads the majors in runs scored. What happened? Did Serrano finally learn to hit a curve?
Elsewhere Giants starter Kirk Rueter says he's been suffering from a sports hernia all season. Help me out here. Does a sports hernia occur when a pitcher keeps getting lifted?
The Royals demoted shortstop Angel Berroa to Wichita of the Texas League. I believe that makes him the first former Rookie of the Year sent to AA since Darryl Strawberry.
TERRELL OWENS MAKES LESS-THAN-VEILED REMARKS IN PLAYBOY ABOUT JEFF GARCIA'S SEXUALITY This coming from a guy who demanded a costume change.
My time is up. You've been great. Enjoy Bananarama.