South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius and former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who both were charged with murder, finished first and second, respectively, as the most-searched athletes in the world on Google.
Dustin Pedroia survived an injury scare as the steady Sox soldiered on.
Tiger Woods has not finished a tournament atop the leaderboard in 18 months. Nonetheless, Forbes says the world's former No. 1 golfer remains the biggest celebrity in the sports world.
Nothing here marks the essence of pure competition like Yankees vs. Red Sox.