Your morning roundup for March 3, the day NFL lockout talk gets real.
• In its first game since forward Brandon Davies was kicked off the team for premarital fornication, BYU lost to the New Mexico Lobos by 18. "They just had our number," said BYU guard Jimmer Fredette. [Salt Lake Tribune]
• Packers GM Ted Thompson didn't cut linebacker A.J. Hawk. The "business side of the game" did. Thompson hopes all three can still work things out. [Green Bay Press Gazette]
• In what's become an annual chucklefest gimmick, Rich Eisen of the NFL Network ran the 40-yard dash at the scouting combine. Here's a link to last year's coverage. This year's hook: He'll dip sub-6.2 seconds. In the end, slowest NFL aspirant Houston offensive guard Isaiah Thompson defeated him by a yard. [Outside the Boxscore]