Fly’s rumorama: Joba Chamberlain, Erin Andrews, Tracy McGrady, Amare Stoudemire, Kurt Warner, “Slap Shot”

TV: Will Erin Andrews become a free agent? If ESPN re-signs her, she says she’s hoping to work the NCAA Tournament should ESPN secure those rights. And she wants to keep doing college hoops and grid coverage for the network. But her contract’s up in July, and she wouldn’t tell USA Today whether she’s talking to other networks, referring that question to her agent.

MLB: The discussion on whether Joba Chamberlain is a reliever or a starter who does fine in a relief role doesn’t seem to be settled in Yankeeville. The team’s top scout and G.M., while deferring to each other, have differing thoughts. While Brian Cashman sees Joba as a "starter who can relieve," the scout says he doesn’t see Chamberlain cracking the rotation in 2011.

NBA: Seems kinda weird that Amare Stoudemire would hold a grudge against Tracy McGrady all the way back from his high school days. In any case, McGrady tells the New York Post that Stoudemire’s claim that T-Mac blew him off when he asked about making the jump to the NBA is "childish" and says he did speak to the young Amare.

NFL: You all know the story of Kurt Warner: grocery clerk turned Super Bowl champion. It appears Hollywood would like to tell that story on the silver screen. Scribe Bernie Miklasz proposes that Jon Hamm, Jim Caviezel or Josh Brolin should play the role of Warner, with Hilary Swank playing Brenda Warner.

ECHL: The Johnstown Chiefs, made famous as the Charlestown Chiefs in "Slap Shot," are leaving Johnstown, Pa., for Greenville, S.C. Owner Neil Smith says, "I’ve been committed to keeping the team here. We tried and tried and tried. But it’s not like this was about to turn around."

TV: Will Erin Andrews become a free agent? If ESPN re-signs her, she says she’s hoping to work the NCAA Tournament should ESPN secure those rights. And she wants to keep doing college hoops and grid coverage for the network. But her contract’s up in July, and she wouldn’t tell USA Today whether she’s talking to other networks, referring that question to her agent.

MLB: The discussion on whether Joba Chamberlain is a reliever or a starter who does fine in a relief role doesn’t seem to be settled in Yankeeville. The team’s top scout and G.M., while deferring to each other, have differing thoughts. While Brian Cashman sees Joba as a "starter who can relieve," the scout says he doesn’t see Chamberlain cracking the rotation in 2011.

NBA: Seems kinda weird that Amare Stoudemire would hold a grudge against Tracy McGrady all the way back from his high school days. In any case, McGrady tells the New York Post that Stoudemire’s claim that T-Mac blew him off when he asked about making the jump to the NBA is "childish" and says he did speak to the young Amare.

NFL: You all know the story of Kurt Warner: grocery clerk turned Super Bowl champion. It appears Hollywood would like to tell that story on the silver screen. Scribe Bernie Miklasz proposes that Jon Hamm, Jim Caviezel or Josh Brolin should play the role of Warner, with Hilary Swank playing Brenda Warner.

ECHL: The Johnstown Chiefs, made famous as the Charlestown Chiefs in "Slap Shot," are leaving Johnstown, Pa., for Greenville, S.C. Owner Neil Smith says, "I’ve been committed to keeping the team here. We tried and tried and tried. But it’s not like this was about to turn around."

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