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The release of the new movie, "Miracle," takes ESPN Radio's Mike Greenberg back to a time when he could stand up and say it loud: "I'm a fan of American sports, and I'm proud." But times have changed. We'll never see another Miracle on Ice. We'll never hear Greenberg chant "U-S-A" again, either.

Tim Keown's List Hollywood Jock
So the Philly Phanatic literally lost his head the other day. Plenty of visiting ballplayers and umpires figure that happened a long time ago. Page 2's Tim Keown just figures it brightens up an offseason.
You thought Rob Ryder was just a screenwriter? You must have missed his "star' turn as a baseball fury in Walter Hill's "The Warriors." As Hollywood Jock moves to Page 3, Ryder relives the glory.

THE DAILY QUICKIE
The Daily Quickie worries about NASCAR driver Brendan Gaughan's Hall of Fame future, now that he's pulling a Pete with a bet on himself at Daytona. Plus, the NBA's slam-dud contest, and soccer-less Olympics for the U.S.


Stanford and Saint Joseph's are the last two undefeated teams still standing in Division I college basketball this year. Either of them could run the table and win the NCAA tournament with an unblemished record. But if it happened, would they make our list of the top undefeated teams of all time?

10]  1956 San Francisco Dons (29-0)
San Francisco played up-tempo and used a tenacious full-court press to put together a 55-game winning streak. Didn't hurt that they had future Hall of Famers Bill Russell and K.C. Jones leading the way.
9]  1945 Army Black Knights (9-0)
Mr. Inside (Doc Blanchard) and Mr. Outside (Glenn Davis) were the biggest parts of a college football dream team that capped a perfect season by pasting previously-unbeaten Navy 32-13.
8]  1972 UCLA Bruins (30-0)
Bill Walton. Keith Wilkes. Swen Nater. Henry Bibby. Is it any wonder the Bruins won their regular-season games by an average of 30.3 points?
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NBA FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG O/U
Feb. 11 Sixers 6 Wizards 188.5
Feb. 11 Kings 1 Pistons 191.5
Feb. 11 Nets 3.5 Cavaliers 185
NCAA FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG O/U
Feb. 11 Dayton 3.5 St. Joseph's NA
Feb. 11 Duke 4.5 Virginia NA
Feb. 11 Old Dominion 13.5 James Madison NA


 
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The recent flap over Kurt Warner -- he may or may not have suggested that he was benched because of his strong religious views -- got Robert Lipsyte to thinking about the confluence of sports, God and religion: Whose side is God on?

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