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June 17, 2002
CARLOS TOSCAThe Blue Jays' new manager, describing his first game: "It was like my wedding night. You try to slow it down, but it goes real fast."

June 17, 2002 | Tim Layden
War Emblem's Triple Crown run ended in a stumble at Belmont's starting gate, clearing the way for 70-1 shot Sarava

June 17, 2002 | Jack McCallum
Comparisons between O'Neal and Wilt Chamberlain have come up frequently during the Finals. (Bryant, incidentally, gave Shaq the nickname of Wilt Chamberneezy; Shaq had it inscribed on a baseball cap.) It's not only...

June 17, 2002 | Richard Hoffer
Lennox Lewis lowered the boom—and dropped the curtain—on Mike Tyson's long-running carnival act

June 17, 2002 | Grant Wahl
Long dismissed as a soccer-deficient nation by many Europeans, the U.S. rose up to beat a world power, Portugal, and tie cohost South Korea

June 17, 2002 | Jack McCallum
How have Shaquille O'Neal, and his size 22s led the Lakers' march to a third straight title? Let us count the ways

June 17, 2002 | John O'Keefe
•Czyz Sizzles•Get Snapper•Absentee Calls

June 17, 2002
Police needed pepper spray and batons to contain a melee involving some 300 spectators that erupted at a girls' flag football game between Montgomery and Santa Rosa highs in California.

June 17, 2002
Cat Osterman, HOUSTONSoftballOsterman, a freshman lefthander at Texas, became the first woman in NCAA history to collect 500 strikeouts in her first season. She had an 0.83 ERA, threw five no-hitters and set a...

June 17, 2002
FRIDAY 6/14ESPN 7:25 AMUnited States vs. PolandThe final World Cup game for the U.S.? Or a prelude to a spot in the round of 16 for only the second time since 1930?