This and That

Week of September 14th, 2020

Each week I’ll write about the world of sports:

*Really impressed by the comments of ⁦Steve Nash. He was very honest and upfront. If he coaches 1/4 as well as he played, the Brooklyn Nets ⁩scored with a SLAM JAM BAM BABY!

*Tom Brady and the Bucs came up short again the Saints. The Ravens were impressive over the Browns. DeAndre Hopkins had 151 receiving yards as the Cardinals shocked the Niners.

*Naomi Osaka was impressive on and off the court in winning the US Open. The men’s final went five sets as Domenic Thiem prevailed.

*The ACC basketball coaches not the conference itself want everyone this year in D1 to be eligible to compete in March Madness. One of the key reasons, according to Coach K is that the metrics to define who gets bids will be tough to do due to scheduling problems. Crazy year.

*College football had its share of upsets. A ranked Iowa State team lost to Louisiana. Arkansas State won at Kansas State. Costal Carolina upset Les Miles’ Kansas team.

*Define a coach by whether he gets the maximum out of his talent . Billy Donovan did a terrific job in the NBA with the Oklahoma City Thunder. During his five years, he had them playing at a high level as the West was loaded with some strong competition. No doubt he will be wanted. A definite future HOFer, I know several colleges would be interested in a guy who cut down the nets twice at Florida. I think you will see him on an NBA sideline next season.

*I thought schools and the ⁦NCAA were in the business to help kids. Why is this young guy, Michael Flowers, being penalized? Come on ⁦Western Michigan and South Alabama, you must be better than what I am reading.  TheNCAA denied his eligibility request after transferring and I think that is wrong.

Quote of the Week

“We need to take this Coronavirus seriously. Listen to the experts."

-Dick Vitale