The sun's still shining in Ashburn, even though penalty flags are still flying towards the league's most penalized team. After his "performance for the ages," the Skins clean Brunell's laceration; Shawn Springs remains out, while Gibbs expects Joe Salave'a to play. Teammates gush about Clinton Portis, and a columnist says Al Saunders learned football is "a real man's game back East." Renaldo Wynn accurately notes that "you're never as good as when you're great," here's a Skins analogy you won't read anywhere else, and the Ravens' three opponents are a combined 0-8.
Bobby Cox and Felipe Alou think Zimmerman's the ROY. Nick Johnson remains in a NY hospital (smart move), while the man he collided with tries to forget. At least one city is excited about the O's. Tonight marks the debut of broadband-only NHL broadcasts (including the Caps); see photos of Ovechkin and his girlfriend here. Andre Agassi and Steve Case will develop resort homes, and don't try to bring any outside food to the Phonebooth.