In Good Hand
Colts receiver Reggie Wayne held on to a five-yard touchdown pass—even after Texans cornerback Jacques Reeves pried his arms apart—with 1:54 to play on Sunday to cap a come-from-behind 31--27 victory in Houston. In a span of 2:10 in the fourth quarter, Indianapolis returned a fumble for one TD and Peyton Manning passed for two more, erasing a 27--10 deficit.
White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski cut a solitary figure as he camped under a foul pop in Game 2 of the AL Division Series last Friday at Tropicana Field. The Rays won 6--2 to take a 2--0 series lead, and on Monday they closed out the series in Chicago with a Game 4 victory.
Detroit center Olayinka Sanni leaped into the arms of teammate Kara Braxton after the Shock won its third WNBA title in six years on Sunday, defeating San Antonio 76--60 in Ypsilanti, Mich., to sweep the series in three games. Katie Smith (30) averaged a team-high 21.7 points and was named Finals MVP.