The Atlanta Braves' Mark De Rosa, left, avoids the late tag by Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jason Kendall and ties the game in the ninth inning on a fielder's choice by the Braves Eli Marrero off Pirates closer Jose Mesa Thursday, July 29, 2004 in Pittsburgh. The Braves added another run in the ninth to beat the Pirates 3-2.
Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a backhand shot during her third-round match against Gisela Dulko of Argentina at the Acura Classic in Carlsbad, Calif. Sharapova needed all of 44 minutes for a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Dulko.
Los Angeles Sparks center Lisa Leslie, left, and guard Tamecka Dixon, right, battle for control of the ball with Sacramento Monarchs forward DeMya Walker, middle, during the second half in Sacramento, Calif., on Thursday, July 29, 2004. The Sparks won in double overtime, 85-80.
The New York Mets' Eric Valent slides safe in to third base for a triple after the Montreal Expos' Tony Batista couldn't catch the relay during the seventh inning, Thursday, July 29, 2004 in Montreal. Valent became the eighth player in New York Mets history and the first in almost seven years to hit for the cycle Thursday against the Expos.
Juan Ignacio Chela follows through during his match against defending champion Andy Roddick at the Tennis Masters in Toronto, Thursday July 29, 2004. Roddick defeated Chela 6-1, 6-4.
The Toronto Blue Jays' Vernon Wells hits a game-winning home run during the 10th inning against the New York Yankees, Wednesday July 28, 2004. The Blue Jays won 3-2.
Mark McGwire hits out of a bunker Wednesday, July 28, 2004, during the Western Open at Point O' Woods in Benton Harbor, Mich. The former baseball slugger made his debut in a major amateur golf event with an 12-over 82 at the 102nd annual Western Amateur, a score that left him 17 strokes behind the co-leaders and tied for 152nd in the field of 156.
Chicago Cubs starter Greg Maddux pitches in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers, Tuesday, July 27, 2004, in Milwaukee. Maddux got the 299th win of his career as the Cubs won 7-1.
Andre Agassi returns a shot against Tommy Haas during first-round competition at the Masters tennis tournament in Toronto, Monday, July 26, 2004.
Overall leader Lance Armstrong of Austin, Texas, signals "six" to the photographers shortly after the start of the final stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Montereau and Paris Sunday, July 25, 2004. Armstrong won his sixth straight Tour de France later Sunday.
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Julio Cesar, goalkeeper of Brazil, stops a penalty shot by Argentina's Andres D'Alessandro during the final game of the Copa America in Lima, Peru Sunday July 25, 2004.
The Arizona Diamondbacks' Randy Johnson pitches against the Colorado Rockies in Phoenix Sunday, July 25, 2004. Johnson struck out a season-high 14 in what could be his final start for Arizona, but the Diamondbacks wasted a ninth-inning lead in a 3-2 loss to the Rockies that extended their team-record losing streak to 14.
Andy Roddick of the United States returns a shot against Nicolas Kiefer of Germany during the finals of the RCA Championships in Indianapolis, Sunday, July 25, 2004. Roddick won, 6-2, 6-3.
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Eric Milton throws against the Chicago Cubs in the sixth inning Sunday, July 25, 2004, in Philadelphia. Milton pitched eight hitless innings before Michael Barrett blooped a double just in front of center fielder Doug Glanville. The Phillies beat the Cubs 3-2 on Pat Burrell's run-scoring single in the ninth.
Lindsay Davenport returns a shot to Serena Williams in their final match, Sunday, July 25, 2004, in Carson, Calif. Davenport won 6-1, 6-3.
Paul Molitor, left, and Dennis Eckersley, right, the newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, display their plaques during ceremonies Sunday, July 25, 2004 in Cooperstown, N.Y. Molitor played for the Brewers, Twins and Blue Jays, and entered the Hall wearing a Brewers cap. Eckersley played for the Indians, Red Sox, Cubs, Athletics and Cardinals, and entered the hall wearing an Athletics cap.
The Oakland Athletics' Eric Chavez is congratulated by teammates after his solo home run off Texas Rangers pitcher John Wasdin in the first inning in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, July 25, 2004. The A's won, 9-2.
Scotland's Stephen Gallacher looks on as Australia's Peter Lonard, left, lines up his putt on the fifth hole during the third day of the Irish Open in Baltray, Ireland, Saturday July 24, 2004.
The Los Angeles Dodgers' Shawn Green watches his three-run home run off San Diego Padres' Jay Witasick in the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 24, 2004. Adrian Beltre and Milton Bradley scored.
Serena Williams reaches on the run to hit a return to Vera Zvonareva of Russia during their quarterfinal match of the JP Morgan Chase Open on Friday, July 23, 2004, in Carson, Calif. Williams won 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.