*OK, NBA All-Star Weekend is off to a slow start: That Rookie-Soph game was boring. (Although the Celeb Game got its highest audience ever, which must have been the Arne Duncan Factor.)
*The question of the week in MLB: Where do you stand with Ryan Braun? (I still think most people are happy a guy as talented as Braun will play a full season.)
*Best Thing You'll Read Today: NYT's Howard Beck on "The Evolution of Jeremy Lin." This is no overnight success.
*CBB: I really want to believe Marquette is an Elite Eight team... Today's Must-See: Mizzou at Kansas at 4 on CBS... Northwestern Bubble Watch: At Penn State tonight in a must-win.
*Today is my 5-year-old's season finale in his kindergarten hoops league that I've been coaching. We can quibble over the "Everyone Gets a Trophy" attitude, but not for 5-year-olds.