It was an ungodly encounter, to say the least. Tony Bernazard, the Mets' vice president of player development, was visiting the Brooklyn Cyclones' clubhouse last season when a chaplain entered the room. "Get the f--- out of the locker room," Bernazard yelled, according to sources who witnessed the outburst. "Who the f--- are you?" When Bernazard was told by the chaplain his profession and purpose for being there, the Met executive erupted with more fury. "I don't give a f---., get the f--- out of here m-----f---," blurted Bernazard. The chaplian quickly exited. (New York Daily News) Comment
Broncos defensive lineman Marcus Thomas told reporters after Sunday's morning practice that he had spoken to Jarvis Moss, and Moss said he would be rejoining the team Monday. "I talked to him this morning. He's looking up now, so he's going to be back," Thomas said. Moss did not show up for training camp Saturday and has been excused from practice while he contemplates his future in football. Teammates said Saturday and today that Moss has been quite unhappy.(Denver Post) Comment
The nine-year marriage between Melvin Mora and the Orioles appears headed for a nasty divorce. Out of the lineup Sunday for the third time in the past four games, the veteran third baseman said that he feels disrespected by Dave Trembley, wondered whether the manager has a personal problem with him and conceded that it's time for him to "move on." (Baltimore Sun) Comment
Florida Marlins' Cody Ross (obscured) is greeted by teammates after hitting a game-winning solo home run against Chicago Cubs' Kevin Gregg during the ninth inning of in Miami on Sunday. (AP)
Michael Phelps ends the Swimming World Championships in Rome with, appropriately enough, another workld record.
1949 -- Basketball Association of America and National Basketball League merge to form NBA. 1989 -- Ricky Henderson sets A.L. record with 50 steals in nine seasons. 1948 -- Satchel paige makes first start for Cleveland Indians.
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