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Just off the DL (elbow), and it already feels like a long season for the Dodgers' almost-immortal closer Eric Gagne. While appealing a two-game suspension for heckling an ump from the dugout on April 6, Gagne yielded homers to Chipper Jones and Andruw Jones--the first two batters he faced this year.
Last Saturday one patron threw beer on Yankee Jason Giambi. ("I wish it was Jack Daniels," Giambi said.) On Sunday two more ran onto the McAfee Coliseum field. (A's rightfielder Eric Byrnes grabbed one of 'em.) Not to excuse such behavior, but there's not much to cheer about in Oakland: On Monday the faithful awoke to find their team in last place after eight straight losses.
As in Smith, the Vikings running back nabbed at a Minnesota airport with a kit for beating drug tests. The two-time offender of the NFL drug policy explained that he was carrying the rubber penis and dehydrated urine for a cousin.
After Woods missed the cut for the first time this millennium--he'd made a record 142 in a row-- Vijay Singh finished third at the Byron Nelson Classic and closed in on Tiger's No. 1 ranking.