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Bill Scheft
April 11, 2005
Good to be back. Are you like me? Are you waiting for Michael Jackson to say, "I'm not here to talk about the past?"
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April 11, 2005

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Good to be back. Are you like me? Are you waiting for Michael Jackson to say, "I'm not here to talk about the past?"

Seeds of content in NCAA hoop final Now, admit it. Don't you feel a little silly that you were ever skeptical about Matt Doherty's five-year rebuilding plan at North Carolina?

Michigan State had no answers for the Tar Heels in the second half of their semifinal. Tom Izzo was so desperate at one point he called a timeout just to watch the American Express commercial with Coach K.

Lot of surprises in the Louisville- Illinois semi. I don't want to say Francisco Garcia didn't show up, but the NCAA added another game to his eligibility.

And I thought Rick Pitino loved to press. He stayed with that half-court zone longer than he committed to the Celtics.

Enough already, play ball! That's funny. On his r�sum�, Elliot Pellman had Opening Day as May 4.

It turns out that Pellman, MLB's chief medical adviser, exaggerated his credentials. He claimed to have a medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook when he actually attended med school in Mexico. But not just any Mexican med school, the very best. Juans Hopkins.

Elsewhere, the Orioles' medical staff is not taking any chances. They have Sammy Sosa undergoing two simulated interviews until his English is fully rehabbed.

Edgar Martinez threw out the first ball at the Mariners' opener. This is the first time the Mariners haven't had a guy in the field for him since 2001.

The Twins have a new slogan for the 2005 season: "This Is Twins Territory." Come on. How about something that reflects the Pohlad ownership: "Cheap Thrills"?

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