Your morning roundup for Feb. 16, a day after a guy from Texas retired from riding bicycles while wearing tights. Again.

‚ÄĘ Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh scored 90 of the Heat's 110 points in last night's win over Indiana. Wade had 31 in the first half. [Miami Herald]

‚ÄĘ Tony LaRussa blames a "meddling" union for the Albert Pujols mess. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

‚ÄĘ Bernie Madoff says the Mets' owners knew nothing about his Ponzi scheme. Which is great, because Madoff is a man of his word. [ESPN]

‚ÄĘ As part of the Dodgers eighth annual Community Caravan, new manager Don Mattingly helped clean up the Los Angeles River basin. No word on whether he found a precious World Series ring in the muck. [Vin Scully Is My Homeboy]


‚ÄĘ Former pro hoopster Wally Szczerbiak, who averaged 14.1 points during a 12-year-career, was doing some work for CBS' Inside College Sports the other day. Yet, he was only identified as some "Random Dude." Woe. [NYK Blog]

‚ÄĘ Never Missed A Super Bowl club member Robert Cook died within a week of missing Super Bowl XLV. He was 79. [AP]


‚ÄĘ On the debut of "Real Talk with Jason Whitlock," Jason talks to Jay Mariotti. Seriously. [Fox Sports]

‚ÄĘ Barcelona faces Arsenal today in the UEFA round of 16. It promises to be an entertaining match; it airs on Fox Soccer Channel at 2:30 p.m. [Sky Sports]

It's Wednesday. Smile. Enjoy.