TONIGHT’S BEST BET ON TELEVISION
You could buy a ticket to the Legg Mason Tennis Classic here in the District, or you could be lazy and watch it on TV. 7 p.m., ESPN2
HE SAID WHAT?
“This has been a tough experience, I don”t mind telling you.” — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig on following Barry Bonds‘ pursuit of the career record for home runs
TWT FIVE ” PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME SNUBS
1. Maxie Baughan: Eagles linebacker went to the Pro Bowl nine times in the 1960s. Only a handful of linebackers have 10 or more and they are in or shoo-ins for the Hall of Fame.
2. Chris Hanburger: Redskins linebacker also went to nine Pro Bowls, a team record. Considered one of the best linebackers of the late 1960s and 1970s.
3. Alan Ameche: Colts fullback played just six seasons but was elected to four Pro Bowls and was named to the 1950s All-Decade team. He also scored the winning touchdown in the storied 1958 NFL Championship game.
4. Cliff Harris: Considered one of football’s hardest hitters, the Cowboys safety appeared in five Super Bowls and six Pro Bowls during the 1970s.
5. Art Monk: For crying out loud.
WEEKEND PREVIEW: THE BEST OF THE WEEKEND IN SPORTS
” Giants at Padres
” Los Angeles Galaxy at Toronto FC
The possible debut of David Beckham, balky ankle and all, in an official MLS match Sunday.
” Pennsylvania 500
Jeff Gordon won the Nextel Cup Series’ first stop at Pocono Raceway in June. Denny Hamlin, who is second to Gordon in points, won both races there in 2006.
” Women’s British Open
Will St. Andrews be the site of the first major victory for world No. 1 Lorena Ochoa?
” Redskins at Ravens
It’s smashmouth football at its finest tomorrow. Except for the fact that it’s just a scrimmage and everyone’s just hoping to avoid getting hurt.