Sport: Alex and the Angry Angels

There is no truth to the rumor that the California Angels are going to be renamed the Hell's Angels. If anything, the rumble abuilding in Anaheim last week sounded more like the scenario for a jock Western:

First of all, Outfielder Alex Johnson claimed that Teammate Chico Ruiz pulled a gun on him in the clubhouse. Chico answered that he doesn't own even a cap pistol, much less a .38. Then Los Angeles Times Columnist John Hall revealed that at least three players have been "carrying guns and several others are known to have hidden knives—to use as protection in case of...

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