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Five Spot / Quick hitters on the light side

1. TALKING THE TALK

New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey, to the Chicago Tribune, on why there are so few knuckleball pitchers in baseball: "There's not one scout looking for the next Hoyt Wilhelm."

2. NBA QUIZ

Q: What do Seattle and Miami have in common?

A: They're the only cities in America rooting for the Heat.

3. HE'S GETTING CANNED

After Miami's worst NCAA regional showing in baseball coach Jim Morris' 19 seasons -- two losses by a combined 22-4 -- Morris says Hurricanes fans "are calling for my head."

"It isn't true," wrote Greg Cote of The Miami Herald. "They'd like the whole body gone."

4. THE ROYAL STEED

England's Prince Harry owns a racehorse named Usain Colt.

To no one's surprise, he's undefeated in one-furlong races.

5. DATELINE LAS VEGAS

This just in: Two of the three judges from Saturday's Bradley-Pacquiao fight have just declared the Patriots the winner of this year's Super Bowl.

-- Dwight Perry, The Seattle Times