- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 11, 2007

HE SAID WHAT?

“There’s no excuses, because I was out there playing. And if I’m playing, I’m playing, so if I have a bad game, it’s not on my tonsils; it’s on me.” — top pick Greg Oden, who will have his tonsils removed

TODAY’S BEST ON TV

If you missed it the first time after falling asleep during the Home Run Derby, the first episode of ESPN’s “The Bronx is Burning” miniseries reairs at 10 p.m.

HEADLINERS ” WHO’s MAKING NEWS THIS WEEK

VLADIMIR GUERRERO

With home run derby crown, former Expos star served up a prime-time reminder of what Nationals fans are missing.

NEW YORK YANKEES

Three All-Stars, an ESPN movie, winners of six of their last 10 and they’re still America’s No. 1 team according to the lasest Harris Poll.

GREG ODEN

A rough start: shut down for the summer to have his tonsils removed after two games, 19 points. … and 19 fouls!

ROGER FEDERER

Faced his stiffest Wimbledon test yet and came away with his 11th Grand Slam title.

IRL

Keep on slapping and shoving guys (and gals). It got you much more play on “SportsCenter.”

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