Know when to say when

ESPN analyst Rick Majerus, he of little health, is talking to Saint Louis University about its men’s basketball opening and will decide on whether he wants the job in the next 24 to 48 hours. A hint to Big Rick: Put your health first, buddy. No one wants to see you have a heart attack on the sidelines.

Nothing better to do?

More than 92,000 fans turned to watch Nick Saban’s debut as Alabama’s head coach on Saturday afternoon. In. A. Spring. Game. What? If these people want to watch the equivalent of grass growing, I have a backyard that needs some landscaping. Yikes.

A ploy?

Missing Atlanta Braves infielder Willy Aybar has popped up in Boston. Days after skipping team meetings and a gig at the league’s front office, his agent says Aybar is recovering from a substance abuse problem. Convenient? I think not. Aybar is smart, he knows the Red Sox will need a new second baseman by midseason.

Shedding a light…

A Mets fan was removed from Shea Stadium after allegedly using a high-powered flashlight to distract Braves hurler Tim Hudson and shortstop Edgar Renteria. Little did security know, the fan was trying to show the world why the Mets will finish in second place . . . Hudson and Renteria.

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