HOT: Byron Scott
This is an article from the Aug. 4, 2014 issue
He's the new coach of the Lakers. Not a bad deal: four years and $17 million to be Kobe's assistant.
HOT: The Rays
A nine-game win streak had them within 3½ games of the wild card, elating everyone in Tampa except David Price's real estate agent.
HOT: Freddy Adu
He transferred to FK Jagodina. He'll now be the "face of American soccer"—in Serbia.
The Rockies gave away TROY TULOWIZKI jerseys (actual name, Tulowitzki), and Texas called itself Texsa in its media guide.
NOT: Stephen A. Smith
Who had one week in the office pool for how long it would take someone to make Tony Dungy seem progressive?