Little bro Andre snagged a TD pass in Florida's BCS win, then said he'll forgo
NFL and return to seek "another championship." Big bro Reche
(above)—who counseled Andre to stay in school—did some game-breakin' for the
Pats: a TD catch, a fumble recovery and a long reception to set up the field
goal that beat his former team.
The cheap shoe artist (his Starbury One game-ready sneaks sell for $14.98) is
going small screen; he'll reportedly host Stars on Stars, a Fox Sports Net show
on which he'll interview other NBA hotshots. Oh, he's playing O.K. too: helping
lift the Knicks to mediocrity by averaging 23.2 points this month.
Wisconsin, Playboy's top party school of 2006, keeps getting more reasons to
celebrate: After a 12--1 football season (the best in school history) the No.
3--ranked Badgers hoops team had won 13 straight games (longest streak since
1941) behind player of the year candidate Alando Tucker.
The West's leading All-Star vote-getter has played through a broken toe, a
broken finger, strep throat and a pulled groin to rack up a team-high 56 points
for the streaking Sharks (winners of five of six).
Bills back got hit with his third paternity suit in two years, according to The
Miami Herald. (He's paying child support on the first two.) And an interview in
Penthouse (classy, man) has Buffalo fans mutterin', "Whachu talkin' about,
Willis?" In it McGahee (above) suggests the Bills should move to
Quite frankly, the cancellation of Smith's nightly ESPN2 show wasn't much of a
shock: He'd had bad ratings (and scores of critics) from the start in August
2005. He seems burned out—"I've got to get back to being happy," he
told New York's Daily News—and for once Screamin' A. had nothing to argue
about. "I support ESPN's decision," he said.
Rough times for sackdaddy Shawne: His steroid suspension cost him a shot at
defensive player of the year; he made just two tackles (and a sack) in the
Chargers' playoff loss. Then he was mocked at midfield by Pats doing his Lights
Out dance. Said Merriman (left), "They just didn't need to rub it
Joe's tough-guy cousin had nine points in 38 games for the last-place Kings
when he went out with a wrist injury—turns out, says the L.A. Times, he broke
it play-fighting with teammate Sean Avery.