Marcus Smart admits he was wrong to shove an opposing fan, but he's not totally at fault. It's time for the NCAA to step up and protect its unpaid student-athletes from the increasingly personal and abusive insults.
Until spring arrives (please be right, Punxsutawney Phil), we've got sports to keep us warm. Last night brought us another scorching night of hoops, with Jimmer Fredette, buzzer-beaters, upsets and another 40-plus game from Kevin Durant.
The hapless (and winless) Spartans of UNC-Greensboro lost by 46 points to Duke last night. With the win, the 880th of his career, Coach K moved into sole possession of second place on the all-time Division I men's basketball wins list.
Mike Krzyzewski looks to claim exclusive possession of the second-place spot on the Division I men's all-time wins list, while Sidney Crosby puts his 26-game scoring streak on the line against the Islanders.