Roundup: State of Ohio Well Represented in the Sweet 16, RIP Sportswriter Furman Bisher & Video of a Nasty Baseball Collision

Shay Mitchell … RIP sportswriter Furman Bisher … mom saves daughter from shark attack in Florida … that’s a great newspaper correction … “Police tell Twitter that missing girl is safe before telling mom” … because you guys can’t get enough of the “teen bride” … on the Tyler Clementi verdictdowntown Indy was a war zone Saturday night … weatherman sues CBS for hiring hot chicks … nice but sad story about a New Jersey boxer … “Tables turn on mom who complained daughter was stripping” … a profile of Robert Bales, the Sergeant who killed 16 Afghan civilians …

If you went to bed early last night: Cincinnati 62, Florida State 56. That makes four teams from Ohio in the Sweet 16 – first time that’s ever happened. [Cincinnati.com]

No Ballin’ today, but the Lakers lost at home to Utah, and Kobe shot 3-of-20. [LA Daily News]

A hard sell on Ryan Tannehill as a 1st round QB prospect. [The Rookie Scouting Portfolio]

“Trayvon had a bag of Skittles and a can of iced tea. Zimmerman had a 9 millimeter handgun.” This story will depress you. [Times]

Moe Harkless, the talented St. John’s freshman, is headed to the NBA. [Zags Blog]

Great detail: Behind the scenes of Missouri leaving the Big 12 for the SEC. [Columbia Daily Tribune]

Bryce Harper will start the baseball season in AAA. [Post]

Joe Garagiola, one of my favorite baseball voices of all-time, continues to fight the good fight against smokeless tobacco. [SF Gate]

Miami Heat 91, Orlando Magic 81. Fickle Dwight Howard heard muttering, “is it too late to change my mind again?” [Sun-Sentinel]

“In the other allegation detailed in the report, a male student employee who worked for the athletic department for three years in the 2000s made a number of allegations of inappropriate conduct against Chadima.” [JS Online]

Haven’t heard much about Elena Delle Donne lately, but she’s killin’ it for Delaware heading into the women’s NCAA tourney. [NYT]

How long will Jim Calhoun wait to tell UConn whether or not he’s coming back? [Courant]

Chris Paul saved the Clippers from suffering an embarrassing overtime loss to the Pistons. [LA Times]

NHL enforcer Paul Bissonnette is trying to be known as more than just a fighter. [Republic]

Magic Johnson, media mogul. [CNN]

Here’s a really nice read on TJ Ford, the former point guard who retired from the NBA last week. [The Star]

Vin Scully’s travel schedule with the Dodgers in 2012. [ESPN LA]

Check out this brutal outfield collision between BJ Upton and Desmond Jennings. [via Mike the Future Intern]

Skydiving from space only took slightly under 4 minutes. Granted he was traveling over 300 mph …. [via Slate]

Did the refs miss a flagrant foul on Draymond Green? [vid via Mike]

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