MONDAY JULY 9, 2018 SPORTS REVIEW, TROUT, RAIDERS, LEBRON, COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Something has been gnawing at me about Mike Trout and Mookie Betts. Both are practically perfect hitters, and in practically identical ways. It’s not just that they both hit the ball hard and far, but that they control the construction of each plate appearance: Los Angeles Angels center fielder Trout has a phenomenal batting eye — his chase rate is … Read moreMONDAY JULY 9, 2018 SPORTS REVIEW, TROUT, RAIDERS, LEBRON, COLLEGE FOOTBALL

COLLEGE PLAYERS GEAR UP FOR NFL DRAFT

The Notre Dame quarterback situation turned fascinating during the Citrus Bowl when Brian Kelly lifted Wimbush in favor of Book and then Book helped the Fighting Irish to a win against LSU. By  ANDY STAPLES The University of Central Florida held a ring ceremony for the undefeated football team. Former Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett is leaving … Read moreCOLLEGE PLAYERS GEAR UP FOR NFL DRAFT

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS-SPRING GAMES DECIDE QB’S FUTURE

Jeremy Pruitt offering a brutally honest assessment of his first spring football game as Tennessee‘s head coach, didn’t hold back Saturday on some of his players or some of the fans. Pruitt praised those players whom he said did their best to compete, but lamented that others “flat-out quit.” By Chris Low, ESPN Senior Staff Writer A … Read moreCOLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS-SPRING GAMES DECIDE QB’S FUTURE