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April 22nd, 2019

This is an exciting week as the NFL draft starts Thursday.

Will Kyler Murray go number one? Will the Giants pick up a QB at 6? What will the Raiders do with multiple early picks?
 
The coaching carousel of college basketball is almost finished spinning. St. John’s hired Mike Anderson as its next coach.
 
The NBA and NHL playoffs roll on. I’m sad that the Lightning, after winning 62 games in the regular season, was swept by Columbus.
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April 15th, 2019

Congrats to Virginia on winning the national championship.Tony Bennett’s team responded after losing in the first round last year to UMBC, the first 1-seed fell to a 16.
 
The Cavaliers found ways to win over Purdue, Auburn and Texas Tech. Congrats to Kyle Guy, DeAndre Hunter, Ty Jerome and the entire team.
 
The Tiger Wood won his fifth green jacket at The Masters. What a performance by Woods, his first major title in 11 years. He was brilliant in the final round, looking like the Tiger of old. It’s amazing because many thought he would not play competitive golf again. Now he is a major champion again.
 
What a week in sports.
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April 8th 2019

The national championship should be special s Virginia battles Texas Tech. I will call the game on ESPN International.
 
It has been a busy week for me representing a number of groups in Minneapolis at the Final Four, including Coke. 
 
Congrats also to Kimm Mulkey and Baylor as they won the women’s title, edging Notre Dame in a thriller.
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April 1st 2019

The Final Four is set and I cannot wait to go to Minnesota.

There are so many great storylines. Texas Tech, picked seventh in the preseason Big 12 poll, is going to its first Final Four. Chris Beard has done an incredible job leading the Red Raiders. Defense got them to Minnesota, stopping Michigan and Gonzaga.

Virginia made up for last year's disappointing first-round loss to UMBC. Tony Bennett is a class act who is making history. His father, Dick, led Wisconsin to the 2000 Final Four, meaning the Bennetts are the second father-son duo at the Final Four, joining John Thompson and JT III.

Michigan State knocked off Duke to send Tom Izzo to his eighth Final Four. Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett were sent home short of a Final Four.
 
Auburn continued its Cinderella run. Bruce Pearl’s team beat blue bloods Kansas, North Carolina and Kentucky en route to Minnesota.
 
Should be a fun Final Four.
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March 25th 2019

The field of 68 has been trimmed to the Sweet 16, baby!
 
The first week of the big dance saw upsets. Cal-Irvine beat Kansas State. Liberty knocked off Mississippi State.
 
Stars shined. Purdue's Carsen Edwards scored 42 vs. Villanova. Gonzaga's Brandon Clarke had 36 vs Baylor. 
 
I was on SportsCenter breaking down games and dancing, baby!
 
 
 
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Quote of the Week

"Get the gold Rookie of the Year trophy engraved to Pete Alonso as the runaway winner!”

-Dick Vitale