College Football
Spring ball means weighing the value of practice against the risk
of injury--This year's fallen stars

The NHL
Niedermayer lifts Anaheim--The playoff schedule maker fails
again--Smith's in line for the Penguins job

Baseball
Alan Trammell weathers the storm in Detroit--Ump crackdown on
time-wasting begins to pay off

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID BERGMAN OFF-SEASON'S GREETINGS More than 57,000 hailed the reigningnational champions at the Ohio State spring game in Columbus onSaturday.