Today's Names to Know: Peyton Manning, Tony Romo, Eli Manning, LaDainian Tomlinson, Norv Turner, Tony Dungy, Tony Sparano, Chris Bosh, Mark Kotsay, Roger Clemens, Gus Malzahn, Roger Federer, Serena Williams and More.
Today's Storylines: Is Peyton back to being a choker? Is Eli the better Manning today? Should Cowboys fans blame Jessica or Tony? Has Norv Turner lost the "choker" label for good? Can the world survive the let-down from not getting Pats-Colts in the AFC Title Game? Is Chris Bosh an All-Star? Did you hear the latest on Roger Clemens? Is there a pick for the Australian Open BESIDES Roger Federer?
All that and more in today's first-ever edition of my new column at SportingNews.com and The Sporting Blog, the Wake-Up Call! Column just filed and should be published shortly. (You know, with the whole pesky "editors" thing!) I'll update here with links when it's live.UPDATE: The Sporting News column is published. Here it is.
More coming later today on DanShanoff.com, so be sure to check back!