- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 15, 2009

WEDNESDAYS BEST BET ON TELEVISION

While no MLB games are on the slate tonight, some of the games future stars will be on display in the Class AAA All-Star Game. 10 p.m., ESPN2

NEWSMAKERS: WHO’S MAKING HEADLINES THIS WEEK

ALLEN IVERSON

Memphis and Miami were thought to be leading for Iverson’s services, but now the Clippers seem to have joined the mix.

TONY ROMO

Much to the delight of Cowboys fans, their quarterback broke up with his girlfriend, pop star Jessica Simpson, earlier this week.

BLAKE GRIFFIN

Three possessions into his summer league debut, Griffin had seven points. He finished with 27 points and 12 rebounds.

SANDY LYLE

The former Masters champion accused Colin Montgomery of improving his lie in a bunker at the 2005 Indonesia Open.

ARTURO GATTI

The former boxing champ reportedly was strangled to death by his wife with a purse strap while asleep in a Brazil hotel.

TWT FIVE FIRST PITCHES

With President Obama throwing out Tuesday nights ceremonial first pitch, here’s a look at other notable first pitches.

1. Mariah Carey - Though most Internet video evidence has been destroyed, its hard to forget the pop star barely getting it halfway to the plate before a Japanese baseball game.

2. President George W. Bush - Months after the Sept. 11 attacks, Bush impressed by throwing a strike before Game 3 of the 2001 World Series at Yankee Stadium.

3. Kevin Garnett - A day after being traded to the Boston Celtics, Garnett’s pitch went down the middle and he pumped his fist in approval.

4. Cincinnati mayor Mark Mallory - Mallorys pitch was so bad that Jimmy Kimmel had him on his late-night talk show to relive it.

5. Marisa Miller - The blogosphere exploded after the supermodel threw a strike at a Cubs game in 2008.

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