- Michael Beasley's hyperextended knee might keep him idle for the rest of the Heat's road trip. [Herald]
- Chad Ochocinco hopes he'll be able to kick the ball during the Pro Bowl. If that wasn't interesting enough, he calls his punting alter ego "Esteban." [CP]
- Ochocinco is a hometown boy, but maybe we'd rather see the Dolphins' Dan Carpenter kick for the AFC. He just got added to the roster. [NBCMiami]
- The Canes' Jimmy Graham, who played football for one year after playing basketball for four, is attracting a lot of NFL attention at the Senior Bowl. [NBCMiami]
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