For The Record

May 09, 2004

Delayed for 20 minutes, an April 29 Triple A game between the
Indianapolis Indians and the Louisville Bats after Indians third
baseman Jeff Liefer got stuck inside a dugout bathroom.
Liefer--who's had major league stints with the White Sox, Devil
Rays and Expos--went to the restroom before the start of the
fourth inning, which he later insisted was "a perfectly normal
thing to do during the game." Alas, said Liefer, "when I went to
leave, the handle didn't want to work on the door, so I was
stuck." Maintenance workers opened a vent over the door and
tossed tools to Liefer, who eventually freed himself by hammering
the hinges off the door.

Charged with murder and aggravated robbery, Raymond Williams,
Ohio's 2003 Mr. Football. Williams, 18, ran for 2,099 yards and
27 touchdowns in leading Benedictine High of Cleveland to the
Division III state championship and had accepted a scholarship to
play for West Virginia next season. But on April 16 he and two
teammates, Jon Huddleston, 18, and Lorenzo Hunter, 16, confronted
a man on a Cleveland street, and Hunter allegedly tried to rob
him using a plastic gun. The man, Rodney Roberts, pulled out a
real gun and fatally shot Hunter while Williams and Huddleston
fled. Huddleston, an All-Ohio defensive back, faces the same
murder and aggravated-robbery charges, which carry a possible
prison sentence of 15 years to life. West Virginia withdrew
Williams's scholarship offer.

Named the top goalkeeper in the English Premier League by the
Professional Footballers Association, Tim Howard. The 25-year-old
from New Brunswick, N.J., was a relative unknown on the
international scene when Manchester United purchased him from the
MetroStars last summer, but he immediately displaced 2000 World
Cup winner Fabien Barthez as the team's starter. Howard has 11
shutouts in 29 Premier League games.

Died of complications from a stroke, the Reverend Edmund Joyce,
who served as chairman of the board of athletics at Notre Dame
from 1952 to '87. During his tenure Joyce oversaw a successful
program--the Irish won three national football championships and
went to the 1978 Final Four--but he was also influential outside
of South Bend. In 1977 he was awarded the Distinguished American
Award by the College Football Hall of Fame, and he regularly
spoke at NCAA conventions. "Every delegate would be in that hall,
and you could hear a pin drop," said former Irish basketball
coach Digger Phelps of Joyce's speeches. "And his messages were
always ... student first, athlete second. He never deviated from
that."

Died following a long illness, Sid Smith, 78, a former Maple
Leafs captain who led the team to three Stanley Cups. Smith,
whose 12-year career ended in 1958, twice won the Lady Byng
Memorial Trophy as the NHL's most gentlemanly player. But he was
also a scoring threat. In Game 2 of the 1949 Stanley Cup finals
he had a hat trick in a 3-1 win over Detroit, and upon his
retirement, only three active players--Gordie Howe, Maurice
Richard and Ted Lindsay--had scored more than his 186 goals.

COLOR PHOTO: VICTOR BALDIZON/NBAE/GETTY IMAGES (VAN GUNDY) HOOPS CLONES Miami Heat coach Stan Van Gundy COLOR PHOTO: DAVE HOGAN/GETTY IMAGES (JEREMY) [HOOPS CLONES] Malibu Heat star Ron Jeremy COLOR PHOTO: BILL GENTRY (LIEFER) Liefer

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