White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen missed a game after being hospitalized with a kidney stone. Of course, he's claiming Hunter Wendelstedt told him the stone was out.
Elsewhere Phil Nevin was reprimanded by Padres management for criticizing new Petco Park. His biggest complaint about Petco: the way the fans start barking every time they hear an electric can opener.
"PRIME TIME" RERUN FOR RAVENS? Ray Lewis and Corey Fuller are trying to talk Deion Sanders into coming out of retirement and playing nickelback in Baltimore. Deion hasn't played in three years. Which means he hasn't made an open-field tackle in almost five.
Ravens RB Jamal Lewis's drug-conspiracy trial is scheduled to begin on Nov. 1, Week 8 of the season. However, he has to be down to his 26man defense team by Week 4.
TIGER UN-CINKABLE AT WGC-NEC Despite finishing second at Firestone, Woods retained the No. 1 ranking. Vijay Singh needed to finish ahead of Tiger in the tourney. And stick his dismount.
JEREMY ROENICK ADMITS SHELLING OUT $100,000 FOR GAMBLING TIPS I don't know how good the tips were. One was to take the Jets plus 1 1/2 goals.
One hundred thousand dollars in tips and no lap dances? Somebody call the Better Business Bureau.
ESPN AND ESPN2 AIRING 25 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES GAMES This is smart. If a game is a blowout, they'll cut away to six guys playing no-limit hold 'em at the Williamsport Radisson.
IRAQI SOCCER FOOTAGE USED IN BUSH CAMPAIGN ADS The Iraqis aren't thrilled, especially when a referee hits John Kerry with a red card.
My time is up. You've been great. Enjoy Bananarama.