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Day of Fools

April Fool's joke or no joke? You be the judge.

*Three days after he and his Galaxians set the tone for the season with an abominable performance at Colorado, David Beckham will appear this evening on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno." (No joke)

*Hugol is gone. Somewhere in Monterrey, Ricardo LaVolpe is giggling. (No joke)

*D.C. United will win at Pachuca tonight in the first leg of the Champions' Cup semifinals. (Joke)

*Dallas rookie goalkeeper Josh Lambo , who beat out Ray Burse for the No. 2 job behind Dario Sala, had surgery to repair a broken jaw suffered five minutes into a reserve division match after colliding with a Chivas USA player and will miss 6-8 weeks. (No joke)

*European Champions League continues today with the first leg of the quarterfinals. (No joke)
-- Man U at Roma (2:30 p.m. ET ESPN2)
Totti is sidelined with a thigh injury for Roma.
-- Barcelona at Schalke (2:30 ESPN Deportes, 5 ESPN Classic)
Messi and Deco are out, Eto'o and Ronaldinho questionable.
Tomorrow: Liverpool at Arsenal (2:30 ESPN2), Chelsea at Fenerbahce (2:30 ESPN Deportes, 5 ESPN Classic)

*Insider exclusive on a possible MLS player acquisition. (Joke, er, no joke, um, joke, we'll see)

*I will conduct my first live online chat of the season at washingtonpost.com at 1 p.m. Wednesday. (No joke)

In keeping with the spirit of the day, we offer another corny installment of Barca Toons and a flashback to one of Hugo Sanchez's finer moments:


By Steve Goff  |  April 1, 2008; 9:00 AM ET
Categories:  Misc.  
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