Division leaders, those Knicks and Bucks are also likely NBA playoff finalists. Peter Carry covers a week in which they meet each other as well as some mutual opponents.
Battling scot Ken Buchanan, preparing for his lightweight title defense against Mando Ramos, is profiled by countryman Hugh McIlvanney at his camp in Edinburgh.
The big wheels belong to Porsche and Ferrari as championship sports car racing gets the green flag for a month of speed at Daytona. Bob Jones reports from pit and paddock.