MOTOR SPORTS
NASCAR's big night on TV goes up in smoke - Drivers can't stand
popularity - CART ride available

SOCCER
Dutch treat in the World Cup - Making a case for Bruce Arena -
Croatia's not-so-shocking shocker

BASEBALL
Biggest underachievers of the first half - Sparks flying for the
Angels - Defending Maris's record

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN W. MCDONOUGH Sliders Curtis Goodwin took out Padres catcher Carlos Hernandez, but not before getting tagged out attempting to score on an infield grounder.