Can Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant turn the Lakers' season around coming out of the All-Star break? (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Can Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant turn the Los Angeles Lakers’ season around coming out of the All-Star break? (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

As the NCAA’s partially botched investigation of the University of Miami continues, Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss which institution will come out looking worse. Charlie also checks in on the Los Angeles Lakers topped their archrival, but can they reach the playoffs? Kobe Bryant seems to think so.

Plus, Charlie shares his thoughts on a number of milestones by female athletes including Serena Williams’s record-setting return to No. 1,  Danica Patrick’s Daytona pole; and UFC’s Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche scheduling a meeting in the octagon. Plus, Charlie breaks down the heavy thinking that went into Jose Canseco’s theory of gravity.