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Five Spot / Quick hitters on the light side

1. I'LL KEEP THE KEYS

Danica Patrick had three wrecks in three races at Daytona this week. Kind of makes you think twice before letting her drive your car down to the 7-11 to pick up some milk.

2. UP AND OVER

Ricky Rubio of the Timberwolves recently set a world record by making 18 straight shots from behind the backboard in one minute. Now comes the tough part -- making that shot part of the Minnesota offense.

3. LET'S GO OLD SCHOOL

Phil Knight, of Nike fame, has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor. Remind me to wear Chuck Taylor All-Stars on the court in protest in my next pick-up game.

4. NO SELF-ESTEEM ISSUES

Former Penn State lineman & NFL hopeful Devon Still declares: "I think hands down, I'm the best defensive tackle in this draft." Unluckily for him, he doesn't get to do the drafting in April.

5. FIRST-CLASS TREATMENT

Members of the Mets' front office flew by helicopter to the Knicks-Heat game Thursday night. At least we know the team has put the savings from not signing Jose Reyes to good use.

-- Budd Bailey