After tearing his ACL in April, former MVP Derrick Rose has reportedly been cleared to play. (Eric Gay/AP)

After tearing his ACL in April, former NBA MVP Derrick Rose has reportedly been cleared to play, but it could be a while before he’s in uniform for the Chicago Bulls. (Eric Gay/AP)

Basketball fans may have to get used to the prospect of March Madness without the Kentucky Wildcats. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the defending champs’ underwhelming season. In the pros, Derrick Rose could soon be back on the court  for the Chicago Bulls, but there’s something he’d like to do better before he returns. Charlie explains.

And on the baseball diamond, the World Baseball Classic is heating up. Charlie tells us whether we should care. He also shares his thoughts on the most powerful man in sports. [SPOILER ALERT! It's not Bill.]