[Thump Up]To the International Rowing Federation, for admitting Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania now instead of waiting until its next meeting, in 1992. The decision paves the way for the Baltic countries to row in the Barcelona Olympics.
[Thump Down]To all those disc jockeys who feel that it is their right to awaken celebrities. Two Detroit deejays called Los Angeles Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda at 5:00 a.m. one day last week. A few days before that, a radio sportscaster from North Carolina called him at 4:00 a.m.
[Thump Down]To the New England Small College Athletic Conference, for widening its soccer goals by four feet in an attempt to increase scoring. A fundamental change in the most popular sport in the world seems ill-advised.