HOT: NO DJOKING
This is an article from the April 9, 2012 issue
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic won his third Sony Ericsson at Key Biscayne, Fla. (where he didn't lose a set in six matches), beating Andy Murray 6--1, 7--6 (4). Said Djokovic, "I'm playing at the peak of my form, the best tennis that I have played."
NOT: TERRIBLE TWOS
Former No. 2 NFL draft picks Charles Rogers (2003, Lions) and Ryan Leaf (1998, Chargers; below) are both in trouble: Rogers for alleged drug possession and malicious phone calls, and Leaf for allegedly stealing prescription meds—twice.
HOT: KING-CROWNED JAYS
The Blue Jays won 18 straight full-squad spring training games to close out March, thanks largely to an MLB-best 2.74 team ERA. They even made a believer of retired talk show host Larry King (a Dodgers fan), who tweeted that they'd take the AL East.
NOT: ET TU, BRUTUS?
Less than a day after Ohio State's 64--62 Final Four loss to Kansas, OSU students received a poorly timed (and likely automated) e-mail that led with, "What an exciting time to be a Buckeye!" and asked students to "celebrate responsibly."
HOT: SPURS CLICKING
San Antonio had seven straight W's and sat just three games behind first-place OKC in the West through Sunday. Even stone-faced coach Gregg Popovich is having fun: His score sheet had a sidelined Tim Duncan as dnp—old for a recent game.