Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/17/12
The euphoria of the Super Bowl celebration in Indianapolis has faded. The attention of the sporting world shifted from the Giants and Eli Manning's place in history to the hardwood, as everyone tried to make a pun or stake their claim on the Jeremy Lin breakthrough for the Knicks. Soon enough, college basketball will dominate the scene with the selection of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. But first, we'll pause to celebrate the grand opening of the 2012 Major League Baseball season. Pitchers and catchers have already reported, and the turning of the calendar will bring a mountain of spring training games and the emergence of would-be heroes. Here in Los Angeles, fans and media types are begging for a new storyline in the baseball realm. The Angels gave fans a thrill by signing Albert Pujols. The Dodgers are, well, still in the process of finding a new owner. It's a story that will be played out in the media once again in the coming weeks, so I'll find a respite in my position...
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