- The Denver University Pioneers on their second straight NCAA Hockey Championship
- Tiger Woods for winning the Masters
- Texas for bouncing back from losing the first game in 16 innings to win 2 of 3 at Nebraska.
- The Chicago Bulls, who feature college stars Kirk Hinrich and Ben Gordon (hint, hint NBA), for making their first post-Jordan playoff appearance.
- Utah's Andrew Bogut, for winning the Wooden Award.
- Roger Clements, for pulling even with 9th-place Steve Carlton on the all time wins list
- Federal prosecutors, for putting Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph in the slam permanently.
- The NFL, for being up front about it's steroid policy
- Josh Beckett, for his great pitching day yesterday