The most hated man in Cleveland made no new friends by failing to mention the city in a full-page newspaper farewell ad. Meanwhile, an Akron company erected a billboard asking HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE A SIDEKICK? near James's Bath home, and locals heckled him while he shot treys at an area amusement park.
The Astros fan—nicknamed Bo the Bailer—who got caught on TV dodging a foul ball that hit his date got smacked in the metaphorical kisser anyway. On CBS's The Early Show, co-anchor Harry Smith questioned his manhood. The coup de grâce: The couple broke up.
After finishing T28 at Whistling Straits, Woods (left) took an 0-fer in this year's majors, slowing, in a big way, his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus's record 18. Meantime, a bunch of unintimidated rivals (including PGA winner Martin Kaymer, 25) have emerged. You're all right, Jack—for now.
REST OF THE RODS
Rich Rod (Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez) spent last Saturday defending himself against an NCAA compliance charge; K-Rod (the Mets' Francisco Rodriguez) faces assault charges (page 22); and the other A-Rod (Andy Roddick) is suffering from mono.