- The Washington Times - Friday, March 27, 2009

HE SAID WHAT?

“It’s a newspaper story. … They’re not a newspaper. I’m sorry. A blog story. Probably something I can’t get ahold of.” - Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, referring to a Yahoo Sports report about possible recruiting violations

THE BEST OF THE WEEKEND IN SPORTS

NCAA men’s tournament

The first weekend was pretty “chalky.” Will a surprise Final Four participant break through?



NCAA women’s tournament

The Maryland women looked darn good in their games against Dartmouth and Utah. Now they face a tougher test against Vanderbilt, which got a combined 51 points from Jennifer Risper and Christina Wirth in a second-round win against Kansas State.

Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500

The Sprint Cup heads to Martinsville, Va., where Jimmie Johnson has won four of the past five races. Jeff Gordon has won there seven times.

Pistons at Wizards

Gilbert Arenas returns to give Wizards fans a reason to show up at Verizon Center.

TWT FIVE • BEST BILL RAFTERY LINES

1. “Onions!”

2. “With a little dipsy-do!”

3. “Send it in, big fella!”

4. “… with the kiss!”

5. “Dagger!”

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