Bucky Lasek grabs his skateboard on the way to winning the Skateboard Vert men's competition at the X Games on Thursday night, Aug. 5, 2004, in Los Angeles.
The New York Mets' David Wright, right is congratulated by teammates Mike Cameron, center and Mike Piazza, left after hitting a three-run home run against the Brewers in the first inning Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, in Milwaukee.
Fourth-seeded Jennifer Capriati of the U.S. reaches for a ball during a third round match against France's Mary Pierce at the Rogers Cup Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004 in Montreal. Capriati defeated Pierce 6-2, 6-4.
Minnesota Twins second baseman Luis Rivas reaches in vain for the ball that gets by him as the Anaheim Angels' Darren Erstad steals second in the seventh inning Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004 in Minneapolis. Erstad went on to third and catcher Henry Blanco was charged with an error. The Angels won the game 8-3.
Team USA celebrates after Allen Iverson, center, scored the game-winning basket in the 80-77 over Germany in an exhibition game at the Cologne Koeln Arena, Germany, Wednesday Aug. 4, 2004.
Russia's Maria Sharapova grimaces after a serve in her winning second-round match against Kristina Brandi of Puerto Rico at the Rogers Cup Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004 in Montreal. Sharapova won 6-1, 6-4.
The New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez hits a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning to beat the Oakland Athletics 8-6 Wednesday night, Aug. 4, 2004 at Yankee Stadium in New York.
A diver practices at the Olympic pool in Athens, Wednesday Aug. 4, 2004, in preparation for the forthcoming 2004 Olympic Games, scheduled to begin on Aug. 13.
The San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds hits a three-run home run off the Cincinnati Reds' Cory Lidle in the third inning Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, in San Francisco. Bonds would homer again in the seventh inning for his 29th homer of the season, the 687th of his career.
Italy's Giancarlo DeMatteis crashes badly during the second of the day's races on round 8 of the SBK World Superbike Championships at Brands Hatch in West Kingsdown, England Sunday Aug. 1, 2004. He was hospitalized with a suspected broken collarbone.
Taj Burrow of Australia catches air as he surfs the final round at the Honda U.S. Open of Surfing, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, in Huntington Beach, Calif. Burrow won the competition and $15,000.
The Cincinnati Reds' Ryan Freel, bottom, slides safely into second base under Houston Astros second baseman Jeff Kent during the 10th inning, Saturday, July 31, 2004 in Cincinnati.
The Chicago Cubs' Michael Barrett, right, scores by sliding past Philadelphia Phillies catcher Mike Lieberthal after Jose Macias's hit in the sixth inning Friday, July 30, 2004, in Chicago.
Roger Federer of Switzerland lunges for a volley during his quarter-final match against Fabrice Santoro of France in the Tennis Masters Series Canada tournament in Toronto on Friday July 30, 2004.
Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson watches referee Dennis Alfred count him out after a 4th-round knockout by challenger Danny Williams at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky., Friday July 30, 2004.
Brian Henkel holds helmets for sale at Wrigley Field, Friday, July 30, 2004, in Chicago. The Cubs on Friday morning got the go-ahead from inspectors to continue playing at the stadium. The city had threatened to close the 90-year-old ballpark because of fears raised by three recent reports of falling concrete.
Patriots running back Corey Dillon eyes a hole between safety Rodney Harrison (37) and defensive tackle Ethan Kelley (99) during training camp in Foxboro, Mass., on Friday, July 30, 2004.
The Venezuela national team's Alexis Acuna (9) and Japan's U-23 national team's Teruyuki Moniwa vie for the ball during a match at the Olympic stadium in Tokyo, Friday, July 30, 2004. Venezuela lost the match 0-4.
South Korea's Jeong Jang tees off from the 17th during the second round of the Women's British Open Golf tournament at Sunningdale, England, Friday July 30, 2004.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning passes during practice at the Giants' training camp at the University at Albany in Albany, N.Y., Friday, July 30, 2004.