Kevin Garnett's recovery from right knee surgery apparently is going well. Garnett expressed optimism in a recent conversation with team owner Wyc Grousbeck, who spoke yesterday at a corporate sponsorship event at the Boston Harbor Hotel. "I talked to [Garnett] and he guaranteed the championship in 2010 and in 2011," Grousbeck said. "He was as fired up as he's ever been." (Boston Globe) Comment
Here's a potential first to add to the "Not In My Backyard" homeowner's list of complaints: Terrell Owens. The Bills' high-profile receiver's search for a place to live in the Buffalo area has hit a snag after Owens said he was denied a chance to rent a home in Orchard Park because of the potential "drama" he might bring to the neighborhood. Owens first announced what happened late Tuesday night by posting a message on his Twitter.com site. The message read that he's "tripping about residents" who won't rent a home to him because they "(don't) want any drama (in) their neighborhood!! LOL!!! Wow!!."
Rex Ryan already has predicted the Jets will win a Super Bowl in the next three years and yesterday on the radio declared, "I didn't come here to kiss Bill Belichick's rings." (New York Post) Comment
Svetlana Kuznetsova slips and hurts her ankle while facing Serena Williams in Wednesday's French Open quarters. The Russian would continue and earn a 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 victory. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
IndyCar star Danica Patrick autographs some breasts for Boost Mobile in her latest advertisement.
Game To Watch
Magic vs. Lakers, 9:00 p.m ET, Game 1 of the NBA Finals
1968 -- Don Drysdale blanks the Pirates at Dodger Stadium, setting an MLB record with his sixth consecutive shutout. 1980 -- Gordie Howe, 52, retires from the Hartford Whalers after 32 years in NHL and the World Hockey Association. 1987 -- Danny Harris beats Edwin Moses in the 400-meter hurdles in Madrid, snapping Moses' record 122-race winning streak.