From left, New Jersey Devils’ Travis Zajac, Ilya Kovalchuk, Zach Parise and Dainius Zubrus celebrate Zajac’s game-tying goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. (AP Photo)

Let the madness begin! March is upon us, and that means college basketball’s big dance is right around the corner. Bill talks with Pat Forde of about what to expect in the tournament.

The New Jersey Devils haven’t won a Stanley Cup since 2003, but the franchise has returned to its winning ways in 2010. With the acquisition of Ilya Kovalchuk, the Devils have garnered one of the best records in the NHL and are poised for postseason success. Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports.

The NFL won’t start up again until September, but the football world is buzzing with news. Bill talks with Peter King of Sports Illustrated about the league’s uncapped season, and gets his thoughts on overtime reform.

Cooties are a well-known pathogen among toddlers, sometimes used to justify boys and girls playing separately at a young age. While most children eventually grow out of this phase, Bill realizes that most professional sports have continued to separate the genders. He reports on the lack of “battle of the sexes” in today’s sports.

Bill opens up the mailbag and inbox to read some of our listeners’ comments.

It’s been another exciting week in sports, and Bill and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce are ready to break it down. They’ll cover the desperate measures of the Nets administration, another NHL blunder, and some fisticuffs in women’s college basketball.

In the 1950 World Cup, Haitian immigrant Joe Gaetjens scored the lone goal in America’s shocking upset of England. While he might have been glorified in most nations, he was largely ignored in the U.S. and was later abducted in his native country of Haiti. Bill talks with Alexander Wolff of Sports Illustrated about the vanished hero.