- The Washington Times - Saturday, June 28, 2008

SATURDAY’S BEST BET ON TELEVISION - Wake up for breakfast at Wimbledon or sleep in for brunch.


Put this in the “some people will buy just about anything” category.

An anonymous bidder recently shelled out $55,000 for the dress shirt worn by Doc Rivers during the Celtics title-clinching win over the Lakers last week. The white ECC Life and Style shirt features mother-of-pearl buttons, hand-cut and turned cuffs, a hand-cut collar and a monogram.

Oh, and it has Gatorade all over it from when the Celtics’ Paul Pierce doused his coach after the win. All of the money will go to the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, which provides health care, shelter and other services to kids in the Boston area.

- Tim Lemke


1. JaVale McGee - Wizards’ first round pick is the only reason a top-five alumni list from the school is relevant.

2. Judge Mills Lane - Before presiding over TV’s most dramatic courtroom, Lane was an NCAA champion boxer for the Wolf Pack.

3. Charley Douglass - Sound engineer from the class of 1933 pioneered the television laugh track. Ha. Ha. Ha.

4. Ryan Church - New York Mets outfielder (formerly of the Washington Nationals) roomed with current New York Yankees and former Nationals pitcher Darrell Rasner in Reno.

5. Charles Mann - Four-time pro bowl selection won two Super Bowls with the Redskins.

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