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Tuesday, May 09, 2006
Is Billy Wagner No. 2 Knucklehead?
Among "outta here" athletes, Terrell Owens is unparalleled as a maker of disruptive remarks. But who's No. 2? Billy Wagner made a strong bid this weekend, whining again about how fans booing when his pitches didn't hit 100 m.p.h. (they were kidding!) and how his teammates didn't like him. Interestingly, the Phillies lead the list in nominees, with such complainers as Ed Wade, Scott Rolen and J.D. Drew. Sixers coach Larry Brown delivered debatable digs when he split, declaring he didn't know who was in charge, and subtly sniping at Allen Iverson. For the Flyers, it's tough to find a candidate, but goalie Roman Cechmanek dissed teammates during before he left. Eagles offensive tackle John Welborne whined his way to Kansas City, and, oh yeah, T.O. wasn't the only disgruntled wideout.