There's nothing wrong with some idle speculation on the NCAA Tournament, especially as March approaches. But a little bit less of ESPN Bracketologist-in-chief Joe Lunardi, and the silly, over-certain pseudoscience he sells, might do us all some good.
There are several good-enough reasons to root for Jae Crowder, the extravagantly be-dreaded rookie wing on the Dallas Mavericks. But what he might wind up being, and on some nights legitimately appears already to be, is currently a better reason to watch than anything Crowder actually is.
The supreme chef behind Momofuku is nearly as serious about sports as he is food, especially the teams from his beloved District of Columbia. We talked with him about Unseld, sports foodies, and yes, Jeremy Lin. Chang should probably go ahead and add "prophet" to his already lengthy resume.