Each day during the noon hour, we'll offer five reading recommendations from around the Web.
1. First time on the course and golfer hits a hole-in-one (By Rodney Page, St. Petersburg Times): "I didn't know it was that big of a deal," says Norway native Unni Haskell, who hit a hole in one on her first swing. "I thought all golfers do this."
2. The Most Valuable College Basketball Teams (By Peter J. Schwartz, Forbes.com): Not surprisingly, you can find UNC, Kentucky, Indiana and Duke among the business mag's choices. Somewhat more surprising selections include Xavier, Arkansas, UNLV.
3. The Science of Upsetology (By Matthew Futterman, The Wall Street Journal): Statisticians hunt for chokers and the merits of North Dakota State as the NCAA tournament bracket arrives.
4. Unsung Durant is the victim of small-club syndrome (By Mark Woods, The Guardian): Some perspective from across the pond on Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant.
5. Scientifically, Owens on Bills Doesn't Work (By KC Joyner, The New York Times): The Times' resident sports number cruncher disproves the T.O. experiment before it starts.