Records with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office reveal that, last Thursday, an attorney representing Pat Riley's company, Riles & Co., filed a trademark to use the phrase "3-Peat" on "jewelry, namely rings and sports memorabilia."
For seven straight games now, Barry Bonds has been at career home run No. 713. His hit on Monday night, a double, was only his second hit since he smacked that home run 23 at-bats ago in Philadelphia on May 7.
The ball signed by Babe Ruth to an ailing 11-year-old boy, in which Ruth promised to hit a home run for him, was sold for $250,641 by Grey Flannel Auctions. An official with the auction house said the buyer wishes to remain anonymous.