What you missed while shooing Geraldo Rivera and his news crew out of your backyard with a broom ...
• NBA: Kobe's jumper in OT helps Lakers win opener, so the bandwagon is ready for boarding, we suppose.
• NBA: The honeymoon, which lasted about 3 hours, is over as Brown loses debut with Knicks.
• NHL: All the women want to date him, all the men want to be him: Lubomir Visnovsky leads Kings past Stars 6-3.