The Pop Culture Grid

June 11, 2006

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How do sports stars fit in?

  Animal I most resemble Sudoku is … Favorite '80s song News story you're sick of Concert you'd like to attend this summer Has seen The Da Vinci Code
JUSTIN VERLANDER Tigers P A "liger." A lion and tiger mix That numbers game. I suck at it You Spin Me Round (Dead or Alive) Gas prices Not a big concertgoer No
TAMIKA WHITMORE Fever F Koala bear A headache Anything by Tina Turner Everything with the Iraq war Anthony Hamilton Yes. I'd give it 3 1/2 stars
SHAWN HORCOFF Oilers C A hawk. That's my nickname. It's my nose Addictive More Than a Feeling (Boston, 1976) Nick and Jessica Pearl Jam Yes. It's not great. 2 1/2 stars
MATT HOLLIDAY Rockies LF A lion For smart people I can't think of one. I'm not a fan of the '80s The Barry Bonds steroid scandal Dave Matthews Yes. Three stars



PHOTOJOHN BIEVER (VERLANDER)
PHOTORON HOSKINS/NBAE/GETTY IMAGES (WHITMORE) PHOTOANDY MARLIN/GETTY IMAGES (HORCOFF) PHOTOJOHN W. MCDONOUGH (HOLLIDAY) PHOTOTOM BRAKEFIELD/CORBIS (LIGER) PHOTOPAUL A. SOUDERS/CORBIS (KOALA) PHOTODLILLC/CORBIS (LION) PHOTODARRYL BAUTISTA/POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL/AP (GAS) PHOTOCOLUMBIA PICTURES/IMAGINE ENTERTAINMENT/PHOTOFEST (DA VINCI CODE) PHOTOKEVIN MAZUR/WIREIMAGE.COM (PEARL JAM)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)