The Heats Rashard Lewis, commenting on LeBron James and Wades joking relationship, called them Frick and Frack. Lewis is thus thought to be the first athlete in 50 years to make reference to the Swiss comic skaters who joined the original Ice Follies in the late 1930s.
• In other Heat news, Chris Birdman Andersens tattoos have hired their own agent.
• A group led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush looked into buying the Marlins, but Jeffrey Loria said he has no interest in selling. The nine words that follow but might be the saddest ever assembled.
• No. 1 Indiana losing marked the fifth consecutive week the nations top-ranked mens basketball team has lost. This season, the madness isnt waiting for March.
• Heres a scary thought for teams such as the Panthers off to slower starts than hoped: The truncated NHL regular season already is about one-quarter over.
• A report about the Penn State/ Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal commissioned by the Paterno family is due Sunday. Wild guess: Joe Pa comes across looking pretty good.
An 18-month investigation found hundreds of international soccer matches including some in the World Cup were fixed or subject to fixing by organized crime gangs. Sort of puts a controversy over deer antler spray in perspective, doesnt it?
• Former Dallas lineman Tony Casillas said Cowboys players used to use a veterinary cream made for horses. Did he think it gave them an unfair advantage? Neigh, Casillas said.
• The U.S. mens soccer team lost 2-1 at Honduras in a World Cup qualifying match. The Americans trained for the game in Miami. But not very well, evidently.
• Tennis star Rafael Nadal has returned from a seven-month absence following knee surgery. Thank goodness. Capri pants had been flying at half-mast for far too long.
• Mike Tyson said he still supports Lance Armstrong. Hey, with friends like that
• Parting thought: The Marlins signed a relief pitcher, Jon Rauch, who is 6-11. If he can rebound, somebody give him Erik Spoelstras number.
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