Elsewhere--and I hope this becomes a regular tradition--for the second Saint Patrick's Day in a row, the Reds broke out the green specimen cups.
Texas Tech advances to Sweet 16
Call me sentimental, but it's nice to see Bob Knight this late in the year having a postgame question-and-threat session with the media.
The Syracuse bracket is a bit weak. After North Carolina, the top seed remaining is Faber College.
The opening round had a couple of feel-good stories. Vermont shocked Syracuse with an aggressive defense made up of five former Howard Dean volunteers.
Meanwhile, Bucknell, which upset Kansas, got into the tournament out of the Patriot League after being cleared by John Ashcroft.
Iverson suffers chip fracture of thumb
The Sixers may try radical surgery and replace it with the chip on Chris Webber's shoulder.
Before being fired by the Cavs on Monday, Paul Silas was fined $10,000 for a comment he made about Carlos Boozer. I don't know what he said, but if it was really gratuitous and cruel, he might be able to resell it to Stephen A. Smith.
Forty-year-old Roy Tarpley told The Dallas Morning News that he may be close to being reinstated by the NBA. His dream is to be the first player to receive a lifetime ban in three different decades.