Johnson Jettisoned From Mavericks Coaching Job

Guess there are some Boston baseball beauties that can knock your sox off.

Avery Johnson now has time to attend all those Josh Howard parties.

Avery Johnson

Will Mark D’Antoni also be available for appearances?

• Some grouchy media dinosaurs use Bob Costas’ HBO show to growl about the sports blogosphere.

• But they don’t understand the true power of the Internet, as in the case of a small-college football player using YouTube to get himself drafted by the Eagles.

Maria Sharapova finally meets Anna Kournikova - about 3-5 years too late for most of the media to care.

• Sisters are doing it for themselves - especially when it comes to softball sportsmanship.

DeShawn Stevenson dogs it with his Michael Vick outfit.

• The BCS believes their system is perfect, scoffs at the idea of a plus-one playoff.

Jim Lefebvre & Barry Larkin are bringing their baseball brilliance to Beijing for the Chinese national team.

• Speaking of the Olympics, some athletes are apparently built to beat doping test.

Nick Saban spending his spring chewing the fat with Billy Packer.