Stood up for their breakfast date, Orioles executives Mike Flanagan and Jim Duquette decide to stake out Miguel Tejada's home in the Dominican, hoping to entice him with a nice meal around noon. They bring a cooler. Flanny made sandwiches. Cubs GM Jim Hendry is parked next to them, raising some suspicions. Caught in an awkward moment, Hendry tries to hide his picnic basket.
Anybody catch footage of Knicks forward Antonio Davis leaving the court Wednesday night during overtime of a 106-104 loss to the Bulls, climbing over the scorer's table and bolting about 10 rows into the United Center stands to chase after a fan? I wonder where he stole that idea?
Davis said that he spotted a man touching his wife and became concerned. My question: What is Davis doing scanning the seats during overtime? Focus, Antonio, focus. Coach Larry Brown defended Davis' actions, basically saying it was a natural reaction from someone who wanted to protect a member of his family. And no punches were thrown and the game was delayed only five minutes, unlike last season's melee in Auburn Hills, which Brown also witnessed as Pistons coach. But the NBA has to be a little sensitive about any player mingling with the crowd while in uniform. It's a touchy subject, for sure.
By the way, Davis is president of the players association. If you happen to spot his wife at one of the meetings, look the other way.
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