JON GRUDEN A ONE OF A KIND FOOTBALL COACH

By Zach Barnett – February 28, 2018 Jon Gruden met with the media on Wednesday at the NFL Combine, in his Raiders polo — 2018 version — which still takes some getting used to. Gruden says, “I’m trying to throw the game back to 1998”.  Jon Gruden gave a hint as to his plans for Marshawn Lynch next season, but … Read moreJON GRUDEN A ONE OF A KIND FOOTBALL COACH

JIMBO FISHER BRINGS AN UP TEMPO OFFENSE TO COLLEGE STATION

For the past six seasons, Texas A&M’s offense has been synonymous with the trendy terms oft-used to describe the most popular methods of attack in college football, Sam Khan Jr.ESPN Staff Writer. Among the many changes that Jimbo Fisher will bring to College Station, none might be as dramatic as the pace of the Aggies’ new offense. … Read moreJIMBO FISHER BRINGS AN UP TEMPO OFFENSE TO COLLEGE STATION

A COACH WORTH ROUTING FOR IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL’S DARKEST HOUR

Wolverines are coached by John Beilein – whose teams, if you like basketball, and especially if you love basketball, are impossible not to root for, writes Mike Vaccaro. CBS Sports College basketball analyst Reid Forgrave analyzes the Kansas Jayhawks growing case to claim a number one seed, after claiming at least a share of the Big 12 … Read moreA COACH WORTH ROUTING FOR IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL’S DARKEST HOUR

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY MOUNTAINEERS GAINING MOMENTUM

West Virginia is building momentum at the right time. The Mountaineers have won three straight and move up to #11 in the polls. West Virginia took care of business on Monday night, defeating #12 Texas Tech, 84-74, in the penultimate game of the season. “I think people realize how much they love this place,” said Huggins. … Read moreWEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY MOUNTAINEERS GAINING MOMENTUM

COLLEGE BASEBALL NEWS

College Baseball Daily’s Jake Mastroianni  writes that the Florida Gators still are in the top spot of their Power Rankings. LSU had more modest rises in the other major rankings, jumping one spot in both Collegiate Baseball Newspaper (14) and D1 Baseball’s top 25 (22), and two spots in Perfect Game’s (14) writes Luke Johnson. Mithchell … Read moreCOLLEGE BASEBALL NEWS

COLLEGE BASKETBALL NEWS

John Marshall (AP Basketball Writer) writes that University of Virginia solidifies the #1 spot in the latest NCAA D-I basketball poll. Xavier moves to #3. Jeff Borzello (ESPN Staff Writer) writes after Virginia there is a lot of uncertainty.  According to Tom Green of AL.com, Auburn self-reported to its own compliance department the fact Florida fans threw … Read moreCOLLEGE BASKETBALL NEWS

PGA DRAWS INTEREST WITH TIGER IN THE HUNT

Tiger Woods Sunday Birdies at the Honda New York Yankees have been looking for rotation depth all off season. Aaron Boone was asked about the chances of pitchers like Alex Cobb or Lance Lynn joining the rotation. “At this point I don’t see those guys as realistic options … it’s my understanding that those guys aren’t … Read morePGA DRAWS INTEREST WITH TIGER IN THE HUNT

FEBRUARY 22, 2018 NEWS

2018 Olympics USA Women’s Hockey beat Canada who had 24 straight wins going into the Gold Medal Game. The 3-2 win came in a shoot-out were goalie Maddie Rooney shut down a shot by Meghan Agosta of Canada to win gold for the USA women’s team. As the Americans celebrated on the ice, the PA … Read moreFEBRUARY 22, 2018 NEWS

BONDS & CLEMENS ROADS TO COOPERSTOWN MIGHT NEVER CLEAR

Ken Rosenthal: Bonds and Clemens roads to Cooperstown might never clear.    The New York Yankees and Arizona Diamondbacks answered important lineup questions on Tuesday, completing a three-team, five-player trade with the Tampa Bay Rays that will net New York a needed infield option and Arizona a new outfielder writes Mark Townsend of Big League Stew. Stoneman Douglas caps will be … Read moreBONDS & CLEMENS ROADS TO COOPERSTOWN MIGHT NEVER CLEAR

DIAMONDBACKS SEND DRURY TO YANKEES

The Diamondbacks have acquired outfielder Steven Souza from the Rays as part of the three-way trade that also involves the Yankees. As well, infielder Brandon Drury is headed from Arizona to the Yankees, and the D-Backs send reliever Anthony Banda to Tampa. The Yankees will also be sending prospects Nick Solak and Taylor Widener to the Rays and Diamondbacks, respectively. Here’s how it breaks down: Diamondbacks get: OF Steven Souza, … Read moreDIAMONDBACKS SEND DRURY TO YANKEES