- The Washington Times - Wednesday, June 18, 2008

WEDNESDAY’S BEST BET ON TELEVISION - The first-place Chicago Cubs hit the road to face surprising Andy Sonnanstine and the upstart Tampa Bay Rays.

NEWSMAKERS

Tiger Woods

Perhaps you’ve heard of him. The best golfer in the universe, even playing on one leg.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

The popular NASCAR driver and pitchman got his first points race win in more than two years.

Alex Ovechkin

There’s not enough room on his mantle for all of his trophies. But he would make room for a Stanley Cup.

Willie Randolph

After an awkward eight months, the Mets went on the road and canned him after midnight.

Paul Pierce

Not only has the Celtics star been the best of Boston’s Big Three - he has been the best of the finals.

TWT FIVE ” Workday Time Wasters

NCAA tournament: It’s still the king of killing workplace productivity.

MLB Opening Day: Not the one in Japan or the new one at night. The actual day games.

World Cup: Judging by the traffic in the sports office of The Washington Times every four years, the pitch is popular.

Olympics: If it’s overseas, you can follow along online or on one of the 23 NBC channels.

ESPN Page 2 columns: Because it takes all day to get through the missives filed by their long-winded e-scribes.

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