If I seem a little peeved, bear with me. They cut me out of Miracle. I played the sportswriter who asked Herb Brooks, "Hey, how about giving Steve Janaszak a shot in goal?"
REPRIMAND FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT
Bob Knight escaped suspension after getting into a public dispute with Texas Tech chancellor David Smith. The argument erupted at a local supermarket salad bar. Pretty heated exchange. They had to replace the sneeze guards three times.
But thanks to anger management, the only time Knight raised his hands during the incident was when he waved to the manager for more imitation crabmeat.
At one point there was an ultimatum: Either take a five-day suspension or be fired. Can a coach say that to a chancellor?
Elsewhere in college basketball, good seats are still available for St. John's-Georgetown. Yeah, there's at least six on the Red Storm bench.
SUPER BOWL HALFTIME BACKLASH CONTINUES
That's right, backlash. I wanted to use the word fallout, but this is a family column.
Meanwhile, you know what brother you're hearing a lot about all of a sudden? TiVo Jackson. More than a million fans showed up for the Patriots' second Super Bowl victory party in three years. In a related story, Buffalo Bills safety Lawyer Milloy got $20 off on a Toro snowblower.
Dan Marino resigned as senior V.P. of the Dolphins after less than three weeks on the job. Wow. He worked longer on Ace Ventura.