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April 18, 2022

The NBA playoffs got under way. The Boston Celtics edged the Brooklyn Nets as Jayson Tatum hit the winning shot. The Minnesota Timbwolves upset the Memphis Grizzlies. There were several players that shined in their first playoff game, including Anthony Edwards, Tyrese Maxey and Jordan Poole.
College basketball saw numerous moves via the transfer portal.
MLB rolled on. The Yankees lost two out of three at Baltimore.
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April 11, 2022

Congratulations to Scottie Scheffler on winning the green jacket at The Masters. The world’s #1 player dominated Augusta.
Kansas rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit to beat North Carolina and win the national title.
Major League Baseball got underway. Padres pitcher Sean Manaea threw seven no-hit innings in his San Diego debut.
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April 4th, 2022

Congratulations to the women’s basketball national champion, SouthCarolina.Dawn Staley’s team won its first title. Since 2017.
On the men’s side, Kansas and North Carolina advanced to the final. The Jayhawks beat Villanova while the Tar Heels edged Duke, sending Mike Krzyzewski into retirement with 1202 career wins and five national titles.
In the NFL Tampa Bay Bucs coach Bruce Arians moved into the front office as Todd Bowles was promoted to head coach.
The Lakers lost six straight games to fall away from the playoffs.

 

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March 28, 2022

It was another big week in sports.
We reached the Final Four in men’s basketball. Congratulations to Duke, North Carolina, Villanova and Kansas.
The NFL saw another major deal as the Chiefs sent WR Tyreek Hill to Miami for five draft picks. Matt Ryan was dealt to the Colts.
UConn women’s basketball team made the Elite Eight for the 16th straight time.
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March 21, 2022

It was a busy week in sports, led by the NCAA Tournament. Kentucky, Iowa and Connecticut were first round shock city losers. St. Peter’s became the third 15th seed to make the Sweet 16, beating Kentucky and Murray State. They are this years biggest Cinderella, joining Florida Gulf Coast in 2013 and Oral Roberta in 2021 to go from 15rh seed to Sweet 16. Miami and Iowa State advanced to a Sweet 16 meeting stunning Auburn and Wisconsin.

The NFL and MLB had many transactions. The Tampa Bay Bucs, after bringing Tom Brady back, made several moves to strengthen their lineup. Devante Adams ended up in Las Vegas, Von Miller became a Bill, Deshawn Watson went to the Browns.

Freddie Freeman signed with the Dodgers. Carlos Correa landed with the Twins. Kenley Jansenand Matt Olson joined the Braves. Josh Donaldson became a Yankee, Kris Bryant became a Rockie. Trevor Story joined the Red Sox.

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March 14, 2022

The field of 68 is set! Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas and Baylor are the 1 seeds. I was surprised Tennessee and Iowa were seeded lower than they deserved.
Texas A&M, SMU, Xavier were left out and had a case to argue.
Championship week gave us some great moments. Virginia Tech was a great story as the seventh seed beat Clemson, Notre Dame, North Carolina and Duke to cut down the nets in Brooklyn. Arizona beat UCLA to win the Pac-12. Villanova and Kansas dominate their leagues.
Then big news as Tom Brady announced his return to the Bucs.
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March 7th, 2022

 
Mike Krzyzewski had an emotional farewell to Cameron Indoor Stadium. Over 90 of his former players were in attendance, though North Carolina spoiled the party.
Nebraska had a great week. The Cornhuskers surprised Ohio State and Wisconsin.
Three NBA stars had big games. LeBron James scored 56 vs. the Warriors. Jayson Tatum scored 54 against the Nets. Ja Morant had a 52-point effort.
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February 28th 2022

College basketball is only a few weeks away from championship week, then comes March Madness. I am so excited about this time of the year. Last Saturday saw the top six teams in the AP poll and seven of the top 10 lose. That was the first time that happened.
Major league baseball is making a big mistake and this will only upset the fans.
Rafael Nadal beat Danil Medvedev in straight sets in Mexico. Mededev is the new number one after Novak Djokovic was stunned by Jiri Vesely in Dubai.
James Harden had a nice debut with the Sixers.
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February 21st, 2022

Congrats to rookie driver Austin Cindric for winning the Daytona 500. 
The Phoenix Suns kept impressing as the hottest team into the All-Star break.
Texas Tech really impressed with wins over Baylor and at Texas. Coach Mark Adams has done a great job.
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February 14th, 2022

A wild week in sports.
We saw the Los Angeles Rams win the dramatic Super Bowl over the Cincinnati Bengals and Aaron Rodgers in the NFL MVP over Tom Brady.
The Olympics saw Chloe Kim, Lindsay Jacobellis, Erin Jackson and Nathan Chin among the big American Olympic winners. We saw Shaun White make an emotional farewell.
The NBA saw an amazing number of trades, led by the Sixers acquiring James Harden for Ben Simmons.
College basketball saw plenty of ranked teams fall. Auburn lost, Houston fell twice, UCLA lost to USC.
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February 7, 2022

Justin Herbert was Offensive MVP as the AFC won the Pro Bowl in Las Vegas.
The Brooklyn Nets lost their eighth straight game.
It was a big week for Arizona and Kansas. The Wildcats beat UCLA and USC. Kansas blew out Baylor and beat Iowa State.
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January 31, 2022

The Super Bowl is set. The Bengals stunned the Chiefs in overtime. The Rams edged the Niners by a field goal. They get to play the Super Bowl in their home stadium.

Rafael Nadal earned his 21st Grand Slam singles title, winning the Australian Open in five sets over Danil Medvedev. Nadal came back from a two-set deficit.

Kentucky scored a big win over Kansas. #1 Auburn beat Oklahoma.

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January 24, 2021

The NFL playoffs saw upset city as the two top seeds were upset. The Titans fell to the Bengals. The Packers lost to the Niners. The Rams won at Tampa Bay. The Chiefs beat the Bills in OT.

Auburn moved up to number one in my poll vote. Bruce Pearl’s team got a big win over Kentucky.

The Australian Open moved to the second week. A number of seeds were upset, including Naomi Osaka, Alexander Zverev and Garbine Muguruza.

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January 17, 2022

The NFL playoffs got under way. Josh Allen threw five TD passes as the Bills put up 47 points on the Pats. The Bengals won their first playoff game since 1991. The Niners hung on to edge the Cowboys in Dallas. Tom Brady and the Bucs advanced.
There were numerous upsets in college basketball. Baylor lost twice at home, falling to Texas Tech and Oklahoma State.
Oregon enjoyed a big week, winning at UCLA and USC. Coach Dana Altman earned his 700th career win in the victory over the Bruins.
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January 10, 2022

The NFL regular season came to an end. The Indianapolis Colts were stunned by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Tennessee Titans earned the AFC’s #1 seed and a bye next week.
College basketball saw upset Saturday. Miami went down to Cameron Indoor Stadium and shocked Duke. Kansas lost at Texas Tech. Alabama was stunned by Missouri. Texas lost to Oklahoma State.
Tennis is getting ready for its first major of the year down in Australia. Rafael Nadal, Simona Halep and Ash Barty won warmup tournaments.
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January 3, 2022

The NFL moved closer to the playoffs. The Bengals beat the Chiefs to clinch the AFC North. The Ravens lost their fifth straight to hurt their chances.
College bowl games saw some drama. Ohio State rallied to win the Rose Bowl. Oklahoma State came back from 28-7 down to beat Notre Dame. No drama in the national semifinals as Alabama and Georgia rolled.
It was a tough week as the sports world lost two amazing people, Hall of Famer Sam Jones and Dan Reeves.
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December 27th, 2021

The Green Bay Packers moved to 12-3 with a win over Cleveland. Tennessee rallied for a big win over San Francisco. Joe Burrow threw for 525 yards and four TDs as the Bengals swept the Ravens.
The Warriors took down the Suns in a big Christmas Day game. The Nets beat the Lakers.
College basketball had a light week. Tennessee handed Arizona its first loss of the season. Davidson stunned Alabama.
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December 20th, 2021

Congratulations to Stephen Curry, who broke the NBA record for three-pointers made. He passed Ray Allen and did it at Madison Square Garden, the Mecca of basketball.
It was a wild week in college basketball with a number of cancellations. Kentucky was supposed to play Ohio State but instead faced North Carolina and it was blowout city over the Tar Heels.
The Miami Dolphins won their sixth straight game, beating the NY Jets. The Green Bay Packers edged the Baltimore Ravens.
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December 13th, 2021

Congratulations to Bryce Young on his Heisman Trophy win. Alabama had Davonte Smith last year and now Young.
College basketball saw #1 Purdue knocked off by Rutgers on a Ron Harper Jr. half court shot at the buzzer. Baylor will take over the top spot in the rankings after a beatdown of Villanova.
The Kansas City Chiefs were impressive in blowing out the Raiders. Tom Brady led the Bucs to an overtime win over the Bills.
Also, UFC saw a shock city as Amanda Nunes lost to Julianna Pena.
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December 6th, 2021

Another great week in sports.
Alabama knocked off Georgia to win the SEC title. Th final four in college football became Alabama, Michigan, Georgia, Cincinnati.
The NBA saw the largest margin in league history. The Oklahoma City Thunder lost by 73 points!
Purdue showed why they are number one in college hoops, beating Florida State and Iowa. North Carolina had a nice win over Michigan.
Unfortunately baseball entered a lockout. We will see how long that lasts.
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Quote of the Week

“Drew Rasmussen had a special outing, taking a perfect game into the ninth inning vs. Baltimore. The O’s broke it up."
-Dick Vitale