Felix Hernandez agreed to a seven-year, $175 million extension with the Mariners, according to USA Today. For some reason, that doesn't sound crazy.
The No. 1 team in the nation vs. the WCHA leader? Sounds like must-see TV. Gophers men's hockey at St. Cloud State, 7:30 p.m., FSN-Plus.
"The Gophers would actually be really good if they put any value in taking care of the ball. Some of their turnovers are mind-boggling."
-- e-mail from "jpsdc" at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday.
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"Charles Barkley says Phil Jackson is his Coach of the Year for not taking the Lakers job."
-- Sports Illustrated writer Richard Deitsch