OUT OF JOINT
Phil Jackson had successful knee replacement surgery, according to Lakers executive Jeannie Buss. Doctors say in a week he'll be ready to duck questions about the Knicks job.
TAKING A STAND
John Daly wrote on Twitter that he is spending Masters week at the Hooters of Augusta. Well, that's one club in town that doesn't exclude women.
COSTLY NIGHT OUT
A Washington Wizards fan proposed to his girlfriend on the Kiss-Cam during Monday's game. She said yes and three members of Congress at the game proposed adding a marriage surcharge to the couple's taxes.
TV hockey analyst Mike Milbury made a statement apologizing for calling Penguins star Sidney Crosby a punk. Milbury then cross-checked a female sportswriter and left the podium.
FINE YOUNG MEN
Headline in The Onion: Exhaustive investigation by broadcasters finds every player in NCAA Tournament just a great kid.
-- Greg Connors