Pau Gasol is carried off the court after being injured in the final play of Spain's victory over Argentina.
"Grizzlies forward Pau Gasol suffered a fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his left foot in Spain's victory over Argentina in the semifinals of the FIBA World Championships. Gasol will require surgery to repair the injury and additional information regarding the surgery will be released later in the week once details are finalized."
There may be hope for the Memphis Redbirds after all. With this year's team setting the mark as worst team in the still-young history of AutoZone Park, a few 2006 St. Louis Cardinal draft picks are making waves at Class-A. Memphis baseball fans can only hope theyre in a Redbirds uniform before the parent club packages them in a deal for a pricey big-league veteran. Read about the likes of Adam Ottavino here.
John Calipari, that is. Turns out the U of M's basketball coach is in his hometown of Pittsburgh for this week's major-league baseball All-Star Game at Heinz Field.
Joining Calipari for various parties and festivities were (among many) Franco Harris, Curtis Martin, Manny Sanguillen, Rocky Bleier and other stars of the Pittsburgh sports firmament. Go to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Web site for more dish.