Onetime big-league slugger

Jose Canseco

will name more names in a sequel to his 2005 steroid memoir


according to published reports yesterday.

The new book, with the working title


will arrive in bookstores on opening day 2008, Canseco's lawyer

Robert Saunooke

told the New York Post and the Daily News.

Saunooke said the book would accuse ballplayers not named in former Sen.

George Mitchell

's report of using performance-enhancing drugs. He did not say who those players were.

"We had hoped that the Mitchell Report would have been more revealing," Saunooke said. "It basically ended up being nothing more than [Mitchell saying], 'I talked to a lot of people, some wouldn't talk to me and it's up to the commissioner.' "

Canseco was barred from the Mitchell Report news conference by Major League Baseball officials who said it was a "media only" event.

He later told Fox Business Network, "I saw the list of players, and there are definitely a lot of players missing."

Canseco was one of the first ballplayers to admit using steroids in


In the book, he gave specific names of other players who allegedly used them, including former Oakland A's teammate

Mark McGwire

. McGwire has denied using steroids.


Auburn forward

Korvotney Barber

, the national leader in field-goal percentage, is expected to be sidelined at least four weeks after breaking his non-shooting left hand.

Barber is averaging 13.8 points and 6.9 rebounds and making 72.0 percent of his shots. He was injured Saturday in the Tigers' 79-59 victory over Towson. Auburn now has just six available scholarship players.


Shahar Peer

of Israel rallied to defeat American

Julie Ditty

, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2, in a first-round match at the Australian women's hardcourt championships in Gold Coast.

Serena Williams

began preparations for her Australian Open title defense with a 6-0, 2-6, 7-5 victory over

Lucie Safarova

today in the Hopman Cup mixed-team tournamentin Perth, Australia.

The win gave the United States a 1-0 lead over the Czech Republic, with

Mardy Fish

scheduled to play

Tomas Berdych

later today. A mixed doubles match also was scheduled.

Williams arrived in Perth late because of a stomach ailment and was replaced by

Meghann Shaughnessy

in the Americans' first match, a 2-1 win over India on Saturday.

Lindsay Davenport

defeated fellow American

Laura Granville

, 6-2, 6-3, in the first round of the ASB Women's Classic in Auckland, New Zealand.


Motherwell's next two Scottish Premier League matches against Hibernian on Wednesday and Celtic next weekend have been postponed after the death on Saturday of captain

Phil O'Donnell

. The 35-year-old midfielder died after collapsing during a match.


Thomas Morgenstern

of Austria had the best leap of the day in the second round to win the first stop of the prestigious Four Hills ski-jumping tournament in Oberstdorf, Germany.

Three-time Spanish Vuelta champion

Roberto Heras

, 33, has reportedly quit professional cycling after serving a two-year ban for doping.