ace (below) can't harness his good stuff. Three straight losses and a 5.11 ERA
through Monday were the result of some wild times. The AL leader in bases on
balls (60) and wild pitches (13) walked five and threw away four against the
Nats on Sunday, leading manager Sam Perlozzo to observe, "He
It ain't just
Ozzie of the Chisox--the relentless losing of the Cubs (at this rate they'll
drop 100) could mean the ax for manager Dusty Baker. And as the Chicago Fire
scuffle in MLS (3-5-5), the Chicago Sky are the dregs of the WNBA at 1-13.
You're not in the
game if you haven't ripped a ref lately--and likely with cause. FIFA boss Sepp
Blatter scolded, Argentine striker Hernan Crespo grumbled, and after a game in
which the ref gave 16 yellow and four red cards, Netherlands coach Marco van
Basten said, "[He] made a mess of it."
Creator of Spawn
comics Todd McFarlane--same guy who bought McGwire, Sosa and Bonds home run
balls--lost an appeal of a $15 million suit filed by Tony Twist, ex-NHL goon.
Twist was upset that Spawn had a violent mob character named ... Tony Twist