March Madness 2017 PDF Print E-mail

Dickie V`s 2017 NCAA Brackets!

March Madness is here, baby! Check out my tournament picks, fan photos, and my live Twitter feed here! Use #dickievpicks to join the conversation!

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  CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: North Carolina 87, Gonzaga 83

  

 
Weekly Sweet Sixteen PDF Print E-mail

Dying to know who Dick has ranked number one in College Hoops...for now? This is the place to find his latest thoughts on the game he loves, as well as his choices for the "Sweet Sixteen" of the week!

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Weekly Awards PDF Print E-mail

Think Dick Vitale only knows College Hoops? Think again. This is the place to learn Dickie V's quick thoughts about this week in sports.

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This and That PDF Print E-mail

Week of April 24th, 2017 

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

*No doubt for me when LeBron James says bye to the NBA,  he will be in the debate as being the best of all- time. He led the Cavaliers to a sweep of the Pacers.

*Duke was happy that Grayson Allen decided to return for his senior season. He should put up good numbers. 

*Hard to believe the Chicago Blackhawks were swept by Nashville. Chicago scored three goals in four games. Give coach Peter Laviolette credit for a great gameplan.

*Tough break for the Giants with pitcher Madison Bumgarner injured on a dirt bike. He could miss up to two months. 

*Hoping that Warriors coach Steve Kerr can get well soon. He missed game three vs. the Blazers.

 
Stock Up and Down PDF Print E-mail

Up

The Cavaliers swept the Pacers.

The Warriors jumped to a 3-0 lead over the Blazers.

The Rangers beat the Canadiens.

The Blues knocked off the Wild.

Nashville swept the Blackhawks.

The Phillies won four in a row.

Kansas City P Jason Vargas is 3-0 with a 0.44 ERA.

Rafael Nadal won the tourney at Monte Carlo.

Down

Pirates OF Starling Marte was suspended for 80 games for PED use.

Tiger Woods underwent another back surgery.

Dan Bylsema was fired as coach of the Sabres.

Madison Bumgarner fell to 0-3 and then landed on the DL for a dirt bike accident..

Andy Murray was upset early in Monte Carlo.

The Blackhawks scored three goals in four playoff games.

The Mets are below .500.