The Thursday lineup has a lot of inspiring reads, a few discouraging ones and a major push from South Beach for a certain hall of fame quarterback. It's Warren Moon, right? Has to be.

Must Reads Of The Day
Probably the best story you'll read today. Really powerful stuff from Pat Forde on the resurrection of Southern Miss head basketball coach Larry Eustachy. Yahoo! Sports >>

A special tribute and story from a team from before Gary Carter's MLB days, when "Kid" was known as "Skip." New York Times >>

No one is calling for an overhaul to the NCAA basketball tournament, but hey, what if they were? Presenting the NCAA champion decided by the UEFA Champions League format. College Hoops Journal >>

Dolphin fans are already campaigning online for No. 18. Manning To Miami >>

The fall for Elijah Dukes is a mighty one. Tried to eat a bag of pot when stopped by police. Tampa Bay Online >>

If you hate those hideous spring training hats that MLB teams wear, join in the full analysis of Paul Lukas of UniWatch. ESPN >>

Boy with Down syndrome is high school basketball team hot shot. >>

It's for ESPN Insiders only, but if you love baseball, prospects and the draft, Keith Law has his first Top 50 rankings for this June's draft class. ESPN >>

Jay Hart writes about how Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s losses add up in more places than victory lane. Yahoo! Sports >>

A story that puts Jeremy Lin's rise in perspective, via Udonis Haslem, oddly. >>

Ray Ratto with an excellent point: if Pujols really is 'El Hombre,' why didn't Angels get his approval for their now controversial billboards? CBS Sports >>

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