Harrison, N.Y., police say a 47-year-old man at the home of former Knicks coach Isiah Thomas was taken to a hospital and treated for an accidental overdose of sleeping pills early Friday. The police would not identify the man, except to give the age. Thomas is 47. But later reports have Thomas telling the New York Post that it was the medical issue involved his 17-year-old daughter, Lauren. Her basketball coach told Newsday she fainted in school.
Ballesteros has third brain surgery
Seve Ballesteros had a third operation for a cancerous brain tumor, a 6-1/2-hour procedure that went "better than expected," Madrid's La Paz Hospital said. Doctors removed the rest of the tumor and reduced brain swelling. The 51-year-old Spanish golf great was in stable condition in the intensive care unit.
Out of Bounds
Carpet for Palin dumps Blues goalie
Blues goalie Manny Legace gave up two goals to the Kings and left after one period with a strained hip flexor after tripping over the carpet put on the ice for Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin to drop the ceremonial puck. A team official pointed to the carpet, but as Legace stepped on, he fell. "I felt a pull," Legace said. "I was hoping it would go away."