The Sixers vaulted into the playoff race by emphasizing youth and an up-tempo
attack ? Executive's take: The Rockets are no fluke
New manager Joe Girardi has already put his mark on the reenergized Yankees ?
One trade that's working out for both sides
No magic trick, just Celtics forward Kevin Garnett completing his pregame
ritual of slapping talc on his hands at the scorer's table before last Friday's
110--92 loss to the Jazz at TD Banknorth Garden.