- The Washington Times - Wednesday, June 20, 2007

By John Taylor

HEADLINERS ” WHO’S MAKING NEWS THIS WEEK

The Woods family: Sam Alexis Woods forever will be known as the baby who saved the AT&T; National.

Dan Snyder: Maybe he will replace those commercials on the FedEx Field Jumbotron with “American Bandstand” highlights.

Adam “Pacman” Jones: The troubled Tennessee Titans cornerback just can’t stay away from strip clubs … or fights … or shootings.

Barry Bonds: Surly slugger has two homers in the last week, putting him on pace to break Aaron’s record when the Nationals hit Shaky Town in August.

Kobe Bryant: Lakers star has nearly perfected the art of being divisive. The latest: a video of him disparaging Mitch Kupchak and Andrew Bynum.

HE SAID WHAT?

“I had a couple of Twins batters come to the plate, and they said they voted for me.”

— Mets catcher Paul Lo Duca, whom team brass heavily promoted as an NL All-Star candidate Monday

TONIGHT’S BEST BET ON TELEVISION

Boston Red Sox at Atlanta Braves

With converted reliever Buddy Carlyle on the mound for the Braves, you have to expect “Mr. Ejection” Bobby Cox to go for the record in front of a national audience. 7:30 p.m., ESPN

TWT FIVE ” Kobe Bryant trade rumors

To Chicago: The Bulls have more good players and picks to offer than any other club.

To Boston: Danny Ainge seems most easy to fleece, though now he”s enamored with KG.

To Phoenix: “That isn’t going to happen even if we offered them the Grand Canyon,” Suns coach Mike D’Antoni said.

To Washington: Which book would Phil Jackson assign to Agent Zero? And wouldn’t the Zen Master love the Poet?

To New York: For all of the overpriced pieces Zeke has collected? Yeah right.

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