Chosen ones: Bill Richardson quickly digs himself into a big hole at last night's debate on gay issues and then fights like hell to get out.
• Mob memorabilia: Now you, too, can own a brick from the Sopranos—perfect for tying to the feet of something you want to sink.
• 41 and 43: George H.W. Bush likens himself to "a Little League father whose kid is having a rough game."
• Earning his millions David Beckham finally made his MLS debut in the 72nd minute of the Los Angeles Galaxy's game against D.C. United. But it was taking his shirt off to change jerseys that the crowd was really waiting for.