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See Daunte Culpepper try to throw a ball through a target (and miss with a clang); watch beefy linemen vying to out-bench-press each other; gasp as Darrell Green, 45, races guys half his age; and cheer as Hines Ward (left) battles a rapid-fire JUGS machine. Just plain fun. Like taking your favorite NFL player to the county fair.
He's been atop the leader board for two weeks now, after he became the first golfer ever to go wire to wire at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am. On the 18th hole last Sunday, as his year's winnings jumped to a PGA-best $2 million, Lefty was embraced by three-year-old daughter Sophia. This week? He's taking a vacation.
Baseball's get-rich season has begun! Twins righty, who earned $395,000 last season, won 2005's first arbitration hearing, getting $2.4 million--after going a lousy 9-13 with a 5.34 ERA. Said Lohse, "This makes you feel good about the start of the year."
After starting 12-17, NBA's Grizzlies have gone 18-5 and are doing it all together now: 10 players have led team in single-game scoring. The city's NCAA hoopsters are rolling too: 15-10 Tigers have won five of six and beat then No. 9 Louisville.