THE BEST NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE NEWS

When LeBron James first left Cleveland in 2010 to take his talents to South Beach, he was bashed for it. Lost in the hoopla over whether it was wise to publicly break up with the region that made him was the fact that “The Decision” actually ended up raising millions for the Boys & Girls Club. Eight years … Read moreTHE BEST NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE NEWS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS & NOTES, URBAN MEYER, NICK SABAN, TOP 25

Ohio State Buckeyes places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave. Meyer knew about the domestic violence allegations against former wide receivers coach Zach Smith in 2015, according to college football reporter Brett McMurphy. Other Ohio State football news, this year’s Ohio State-TCU game at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium has already been selected as ABC’s “Saturday … Read moreCOLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS & NOTES, URBAN MEYER, NICK SABAN, TOP 25

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS DARNOLD, PATRIOTS, RAVENS LAMAR JACKSON, PETER KING

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the two sides agreed to a four-year, $30.25 million fully-guaranteed contract with a $20 million signing bonus. Sam Darnold was the No. 3 overall pick of the 2018 NFL draft, which was considered a steal by some. Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller listed the USC product as the No. 1 quarterback in the class, well ahead … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS DARNOLD, PATRIOTS, RAVENS LAMAR JACKSON, PETER KING

MB SHOW SPORTS ANTIPASTA-NBA-NFL-MLB-COLLEGE FOOTBALL-BASKETBALL

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS ESPN made it official Thursday by announcing Joe Tessitore, Jason Witten, Booger McFarland and Lisa Salters as its new Monday Night Football broadcast team. David Tepper a billionaire fund manager is expected to sign a deal and complete the $2.2 billion purchase for the Carolina Panthers. The $2.2 billion purchase price tops the … Read moreMB SHOW SPORTS ANTIPASTA-NBA-NFL-MLB-COLLEGE FOOTBALL-BASKETBALL

NBA PLAYOFFS-NFL NEWS-MLB BREAKDOWN

Jayson Tatum’s clutch go-ahead bucket helps Celtics finish off 76ers Steven A. Smith talks about the revamped Celtics hoping they have closed the gap with the new look Cavs Toronto Raptors struggle in the NBA Playoffs Derek Lewis of Seattle Seahawks on 247Sports believes there’s actually a chance the Seahawks won’t commit to big-time long-term … Read moreNBA PLAYOFFS-NFL NEWS-MLB BREAKDOWN

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

MICHAEL BARI SHOW FIRST ROUND NFL DRAFT SELECTIONS

Since everyone puts out a mock draft, here is my version. You never know about trades so teams can get a specific player or stock pile picks. Obviously everyone talks about the number of first round QB’s but there are plenty of quality in this draft. The Cleveland Browns should trade the first pick. I … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW FIRST ROUND NFL DRAFT SELECTIONS

THE BEST THE GREATEST COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2018 NFL DRAFT

The 2018 NFL draft is here — and now we can finally figure out where all of these quarterbacks are going. My Big Board goes to 300 prospects, and my position rankings cover more than 700. But it’s important to note that the cutoff for undrafted free agents starts around 35 for positions like wide receiver. That means approximately 90 … Read moreTHE BEST THE GREATEST COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2018 NFL DRAFT

NFL DRAFT-EARL BRUCE PASSING-SOONER QB WAITING FOR MLB DRAFT

Spring football games have been called everything from showcase events to organized scrimmages to glorified pep rallies. While for the most part there aren’t many meaningful impressions to be gleaned, some provide opportunities for fans of a program to get a live look at some position races, new talent or new coaches’ systems. By Eddie Timanus, … Read moreNFL DRAFT-EARL BRUCE PASSING-SOONER QB WAITING FOR MLB DRAFT

2018 NFL DRAFT WILL BE DOMINATED EARLY BY A DEEP CROP OF QB’s

This is the first-round order of the 2018 NFL Draft, with a look at the top positional needs for every team, through the second wave of free agency (March 26). The draft order is determined by record, and using strength of schedule as a tiebreaker (record and strength of schedule are official tiebreakers to determine the … Read more2018 NFL DRAFT WILL BE DOMINATED EARLY BY A DEEP CROP OF QB’s