- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 12, 2007

TODAY on Washingtontimes.com

Beat writer Mark Zuckerman chats about the Washington Nationals at 2 p.m. at https://video1.washingtontimes.com/nats.

THEY SAID WHAT?

“She’s a tall woman — with heels on, taller than Isiah Thomas.” — Defense attorney Kathleen Bogas describing the plaintiff in the $10 million sexual harassment lawsuit against Isiah Thomas

NEWSMAKERS

Kevin Everett

Some 48 hours after the gruesome injury, there is some good news out of Buffalo: The doctor says Everett may be able to walk again.

Alex Rodriguez

His 52 home runs are the most by a Yankees player since Roger Maris hit 61 in 1961. Which just gives him something to aim for down the stretch.

JaMarcus Russell

Welcome to the NFL, Mr. No. 1 Pick. Now please grab your headset and clipboard and don’t even think about taking a meaningful snap this season.

Greg Oden

Speaking of top picks, the Trail Blazers center is getting his knee scoped Thursday, just three weeks before the start of training camp.

Rick Ankiel

Hey, thanks for ruining a great story. And people wonder why sportswriters are jaded.

TWT FIVE ” SIGNS THAT ROGER FEDERER IS UNDERAPPRECIATED

1. The only way he gets real headlines is if someone compares him to Tiger Woods. … who still can get headlines by himself.

2. Since he won his 12th grand slam on the same day the NFL season started, few people noticed it.

3. You can’t name (or spell) his opponent in Sunday’s U.S. Open final.

4. Not to belabor the point, but that same opponent had Maria Sharapova and Robert De Niro in his box during the final and you still don’t know who he is.

5. Federer didn’t even make the top five newsmakers.

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