espn.com Ali Contest
You watch pro football to see great players make great plays. You don't watch to see some skinny guy in glasses peer into a TV screen and wipe out a piece of athleticism. Page 2's Ralph Wiley says instant replay isn't "instant enough" to keep up with today's athletes, and it's on the verge of ruining the NFL. WILEY: REPLAY MUST GO

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At Page 2, we're all about rehabilitation, and we've found a valuable role for Mike Tyson, troubled soul that he is. After that wild meltdown at his press conference Tuesday, Iron Mike might have trouble getting a license to fight Lennox Lewis, but now he won't need to. We've hired him as a dietary consultant to answer e-mail from our health-conscious readers.

The Berman Files Bizarre & Bogus
You've already helped us find a nickname for a man named Brady, so now we turn to Marshall, Marshall, Marshall. All we hear about lately is the amazing Marshall Faulk, so the latest case of The Berman Files seeks your help to find a suitable nickname for the Rams superstar tailback.
Did Mark Cuban find a new employee during his one-day stint at Dairy Queen? Did a tennis player actually get into a dispute over a Nike logo? Did the 76ers really honor Allen Iverson with a rubber ducky? Find out which stories are true and which one is false in our Bizarre & Bogus.


While ESPN determines the "World's Sexiest Athlete," Page 2 listed our choices for the sexiest athletes from yesteryear. We asked for your nominations, and we've compiled your list of the sexiest retired athletes. Check out our readers' top 10 and be sure to vote in the poll to crown the sexiest athlete from the past.

10]  Joe Namath
"Why my mom is a football fan and how I ended up being born a Jets fan."
8] tie   Tonya Harding
"Beat me, whip me, make me write bad checks."
8] tie   Manon Rheaume
"My jaw has never hit the ground harder than when Manon walked out of shadows to sit next to David Letterman."
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NFL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG O/U
Sunday Rams 11½ Eagles 51
Sunday Steelers 8 Patriots 35½
NBA FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG O/U
Tonight Spurs 2 Jazz 187
Tonight Lakers 10 Clippers 196
MEN COLL. BB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG O/U
Tonight Wake Forest Even Maryland 162
All Times ET -- Bold indicates home team
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THE SPORTS GUY
Despite the WWF's missteps, Bill Simmons still loves pro wrestling enough to write a diary on the "Royal Rumble."

THE WATER COOLER
You can call it the "Immaculate Incompletion" or the "Brady Miracle." The Murph prefers to call it "The Night New England Finally Got a Call."

HEY, RUBE
From Kurt Warner to an efficient collection agency from his past, the Good Doctor admires the work of straight-shooters.

THE SPORTS GUY
Page 2's Bill Simmons still hasn't come down following the Pats' amazing win over the Raiders.
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Fox broadcaster Pat Summerall, left, won't be paired with longtime partner John Madden after the Super Bowl, but four Page 2 readers think Summerall is a good match with comedian Colin Mochrie. Browse our archives of past pairs or click here to submit a future duo.

Men's hoops: Maryland at Wake Forest
7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2
Demon Deacons can tighten up ACC.
 
Sharks at Detroit
8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Possible Western finals preview.
 
Knicks at Raptors
8 p.m. ET, TNT
Maybe Air Canada can drop 60 the way the Knicks are playing.
 
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If you missed Page 2 over the last week, check out our back issues:
• Tues., Jan. 22: Being the Big Tuna
• Mon., Jan. 21: Snow Job
• Fri., Jan. 18: Deep Thoughts
• Thurs., Jan. 17: Rice vs. MJ
• Wed., Jan. 16: Fire 'em all
Other featured content:
• Being Bill Parcells
• 10 Burning Questions with Ethan Zohn
• The Power Poll
• Mystery Photo responses
• Sportoon: NFL divisional playoffs
• What Are They Thinking?
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