publication date: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)
clue: Make a loud, sudden scream when you guess this top-ranked Russian.
explanation: Russian-born Sharapova was recently the #1 female tennis player in the world when this goo was published. She was known for making a loud scream or shriek whenever she lobbed the ball. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, Todd Brotsch, Kerry Odell, Josh Paddison, Joy Dunn, Sam Boyarsky, and Aaron Weiss