Greg Cote

Hot Button: Hurricanes in NCAA Tournament tops this week’s list


UM men win again, reach Sweet 16: Miami men’s team beat Wichita State in NCAA Tournament on Saturday to reach the Sweet 16 and will next face winner of Sunday’s Villanova-Iowa game. Angel Rodriguez led UM with 28 points. For Canes he was an Angel, heaven-sent.


Latest visit by LeBron finds Miami in mad scramble: LeBron James (0-2 here since leaving) being back in Miami as he was Saturday is still a big deal, sort of. But here’s a bigger deal: Heat in a four-team scramble to finish third in East and avoid seeing LeBron again until the conference finals.


Cats regain NHL division lead as Red Wings, actor Spacey visit: Florida had clawed back up into the division lead as Detroit visited Saturday. Panthers also were expecting a visit by actor Kevin Spacey, who inspires the “Spacey in Space” sweatshirts that inexplicably are part of the mojo of this Cats season.


Federer, Serena in Miami Open spotlight: Serena Williams and Roger Federer’s return from knee surgery top the marquee for Miami Open tennis, which begins its annual two-week run Wednesday in Key Biscayne. Event’s future is in doubt, so treat the present like a gift.


Mixed results continue free agency run: Bumper sticker: ‘Honk If You’ve Left the Dolphins Facility Without Signing a Contract.’ Running backs C.J. Anderson and Chris Johnson were the latest to do so.