Each day during the noon hour, we'll offer five reading recommendations from around the Web.
1. A Promising Treatment for Athletes, in the Blood (By Alan Schwarz, The New York Times)
From Super Bowl receivers to a Major League Baseball pitcher, doctors are using an innovative in jury treatment that injects a patient's blood to help repair muscle, bone and other tissue. It could obviate the need for surgery and shorten rehabilitation time.
2. Fenway Spark at Daytona (By Michael Vega, Boston Globe)
Red Sox owner John Henry and chief operating officer Mike Dee are preparing for another World Series run in Fort Myers, Fla. but it was their NASCAR stake that paid dividends at the Daytona 500 Sunday.
3. First enjoy the march to March (By Rick Bozich, Louisville Courier-Journal)
The NCAA Tourney tips off in 26 days, but don't look too far ahead. Plenty of good conference games and tourneys to go before then.
4. Judgment Day is A-Rod's to conquer (By Bob Klapisch, The Bergen Record)
Alex Rodriguez will have the stage to himself Tuesday afternoon. What he says will be the start of a contrition process, but it will also restore -- or ruin -- his legacy.
5. Ebersol: The event is everything (By John Ourand, SportsBusiness Journal)
NBC's Dick Ebersol is hoping to bottle its successful Super Bowl viewership formula to ensure high ratings for next year's Winter Games in Vancouver.