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April 12, 2021

Congratulations to Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama. He held on to win by one stroke to become the first Japanese player to win a golf major.
It was a great week for Baylor, cutting downtime nets in Indianapolis, beating Gonzaga in the college basketball championship. The Bears raced out to a 29-10 lead by raining threes. The 86-70 was led by Jerald Butler’s 22 points. The Bears finished with 10 trifectas.
There were a number of great NBA performances this week. Jason Tatum of the Celtics scored 53 in a game. Zach LaVine put up 50 points, while Enes Kanter had a 30-rebound performance.
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April 5, 2021

Gonzaga and Baylor were ranked 1-2 in the preseason and they made the title game The Zags edged UCLA on Jalen Suggs incredible game-winner. UCLA fought to the very end.
Stanford edged Arizona by one to win the women’s title.
The Phillies and Orioles got off to fast starts.
Yermin Mercedes became the first player in the modern era to go 5-for-5 in his first career start.
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March 29th, 2010

The Elite Eight is set in men’s hoops. UCLA as an 11th seed and Oregon State as a 12 are surprises still playing. Gonzaga, Michigan and Baylor are 1-seeds still going.

The Women’s tourney has a nice Elite 8 matchup featuring Baylor and UConn.

MLB is coming and I am excited to see the Rays!

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March 22nd, 2021

The big dance got underway and there were plenty of upsets. Oral Roberts stunned Ohio State behind Kevin Obanor and Max Abmas. Abilene Christian forced 23 turnovers in a stunner over Texas. North Texas sent Purdue packing while Jason Preston just missed a triple-double as Ohio shocked Virginia.
The Pac-12 got off to a good start, while the ACC struggled.
The NFL had a very busy week with more player signings. Patrick Peterson, Kenny Golladay, AJ Green and Mitch Trubisky were among the players on the move.
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March 15, 2021

The field of 68 for the big dance was announced. Gonzaga is trying to be the first team since Indiana in 1976 to finish a perfect season.
Louisville, Colorado State, Belmont and Saint Louis fell short of the dance. I felt for them.
There was lots of NFL off-season news. Veterans being cut, others re-signing. Cam Newton decided to return to the Patriots.
The Brooklyn Nets remained on fire, going 12-1 in their last 13 games.
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“The Gonzaga-UCLA game was as good S it gets "

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