ROME- Patience, flair and a brilliant game of keep-away prevailed over force Wednesday night when Barcelona dominated Manchester United 2-0 to win the Champions League title, Europe's most prestigious club soccer tournament. (New York Times)
In other news, Giants lefty Randy "the big unit" Johnson pitched 6 strong innings to earn career win number 299.
Aaron Rowand continued his surprising renaissance as leadoff hitter with two doubles and some daring base running.
Travis Ishikawa also stayed hot, with two more hits.