Morning Jolt: Wednesday, February 17

Wednesday, February 17
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Owner wants Mavs to play at Cowboys Stadium

Mark Cuban may parlay the NBA All Star Game's success in Cowboys Stadium into more material. Cuban said before Tuesday's game against Oklahoma City that he's planning on doing his due diligence to see if playing an occasional game in Arlington could be feasible. (Dallas Morning News) Comment

USC to feel heat from NCAA committee

Forget the Arizona heat outside. USC representatives will face plenty of pressure inside the room with NCAA rules infractions committee members soon. USC's hearing begins Thursday, and experts say what will take place behind the closed doors in a hotel conference room in Tempe, Ariz., will be similar to a court hearing. (Los Angeles Times) Comment

Could cones have helped with pothole?

Could NASCAR have helped itself with pothole prevention or a quick fix with cones? If the world's greatest stock car drivers can't negotiate around a pothole, the rest of us don't stand a chance. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was only joking Sunday when he suggested to his crew during one of two lengthy delays in the Daytona 500 that someone should put an orange cone over the hole and let the drivers try to avoid it. (Los Angeles Times) Comment

Must-See Photo
Must-See Photo

Lindsey Jacobellis had another disappointing Olympic performance.

Must-See Video

Lindsey Vonn is ready to go, despite her injury.

This Day in Sports
SI Vault: More Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1941 -- Joe Louis defends his heavyweight title with a KO of Guz Dorazio.
  • 1967 -- Wilt Chamberlain makes his first of 35 consecutive field goals without a miss.
  • 1998 -- The U.S. beats Canada to win the first Olympic gold medal in women's hockey.
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