celebrated the College World Series championship with a Bulldog pile after a
6--1 victory over Georgia on June 25 in Omaha. While rightfielder Steve
Detwiler drove in all of Fresno State's runs in the decisive Game 3, third
baseman Tommy Mendonca (inset) was the tournament's Most Outstanding Player,
tying a CWS record with four homers. The NCAA title was the second in school
history; the softball team won the 1998 championship.
a.k.a. Professor Splash, took a 35'4" plunge into a pool only 12 inches
deep (inset) to break his own Guinness world record for highest shallow dive by
two inches last Thursday in Federal Heights, Colo. "Pain lasts for a
minute," said Taylor, a 47-year-old from Denver. "The glory lasts for a
the Filipino lightweight, strolled to a neutral corner after knocking out David
Diaz to take the WBC title in Las Vegas last Saturday. In leveling Diaz with a
ninth-round left hook, the 29-year-old Pacquiao—who went back a moment later to
make sure his opponent was all right (inset)—became the first Asian fighter to
win belts in four weight classes (page 86).