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This and That (2)

 

Week of June 19th, 2017 

  

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

 

*Brooks Kopeka was brilliant in the final round, winning the U. S. Open golf tournament.

*The NBA draft should be exciting as this is a great group of talented youngsters. One of the most interesting players is Josh Jackson of Kansas. If I was the Lakers, I would pick him at #2.

*I felt the probation penalty against Louisville was unfair. It was too severe. The NCAA did not find any information that Rick Pitino was aware of wrongdoing.

*Andre Ward showed surprising power in scoring a TKO over Sergei Kovalev in the light heavyweight title bout.

*The NL West is turning into something special. The Dodgers, Rockies and Diamondbacks are all on fire.

 

This and That

 

Week of May 21st, 2018

 

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

*The VBDI said the Tampa Bay Lightning would come back. Three straight wins over the Capitals, baby!

*Justify won the Preakness to move a step closer to the Triple Crown. Happy for trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith.

*Great seeing Odell Beckham having fun taking batting practice recently. He’d better have his act together for the Giants this season.

 *A major victory for Tom Jurich over Louisville. The settlement hi to return as an AD somewhere else by stating he was fired without cause.

 *Will Johnny Manziel ever make it back to the NFL? He signed with the CFL.

*JJ Watt is a superstar with a heart of gold. Paying for funerals of heartbroken families in Santa Fe, Texas.

 *Congrats to the Las Vegas Golden Knights on making the Stanley Cup final in year one of existence.

*Missouri’s Michael Porter Jr. said that he thinks he is the best player in the draft. I vote for DeAndre Ayton of Arizona.

Stock Up and Down

Week of May 21st 2018

 

UP

Justify won the Preakness.

The Las Vegas Golden Knights made the Stanley Cup final.

The Lightning went up 3-2 on the Capitals.

The Celtics went up 2-1 on the Cavs.

The Bucks named Mike Budenholze head coach.

Justin Verlandet has a 1.05 ERA.

Charlie Morton is 6-0.

The Dodgers swept the Nationals.



Down

Robnson Cano was suspended 80 games for using a banned substance.

Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes went on the DL.

Dylan Bunny fell to 2-6.

Danny Duffy fell to 1-6.

The Blue Jays were swept at home by Oakland.

The Marlins gave up six runs in the ninth inning in a loss to Atlanta.

Quote of the Week

“The Yankee lineup is lethal. They have guys hitting back-to-back homers all the time.”

 -Dick Vitale