Rob Bradford shares the substance of a rare few minutes alone with Michael Jordan before the Celtics/Wizards game last night. Del Jones has another look at the grand old man. Mike Fine reports on the frustrations of the Celtics. Jim O’Brien “lashed out” at the team before the game and stormed out of the press conference afterwards after getting a question about Jordan. Gary Fitz has more on the “older gentleman wearing number 23”. Fine’s notebook consists of another peek at Mikki Moore.

The second day of the work week means that is is time for the always entertaining Tuesday morning quarterback by Gregg Easterbrook.

Much of the McDonough group this afternoon was spent explaining to Sean the meaning of the term “jumped the shark”. Mike Giardi drew this daunting assignment. Where’s Bill Simmons when they need him?

ESPN announced its next original made-for-TV-movie, “The Ice Bowl,” which is slated to premiere in December 2003. In the early stages of development, “The Ice Bowl” will be a rendering of actual events as they unfolded on December 31, 1967 — when two great football teams, the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers, faced each other on the frozen turf in Green Bay. At stake: the NFL championship and the right to play in Super Bowl II.