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May 10, 2021

We were so excited about our ANNUAL GALA to benefit THE V FOUNDATION at the beautiful RITZ CARLTON in Sarasota! The event raised over $6.5 million in cancer research. The honorees did a great job with their speeches. You can still help raise more in the fight against the dreaded disease: Donate at http://V.org/vitalegala #awesomebaby

We need to do more to help kids. Next year, we will honor Baylor coach Scott Drew, tennis legend Chris Evert, ESPN’s Rodney Gilmore and more.

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May 3, 2021

The NFL Draft provided a lot of excitement.

Trevor Lawrence of Clemson was the top pick, going to Jacksonville. Five quarterbacks went in the top 15. The Niners revealed their love of Trey Lance and picked him third. The Bears were aggressive in trading up to choose Ohio State’s Justin Fields. The Patriots saw Alabama’s Mac Jones fall t them at 15.

I liked the Steelers adding Alabama running back Najeh Harris. I was also impressed by the Dolphins, Jets and Chargers picks. Overall the Tide matched a record with six players taken in round one.

Congrats to Bob Baffert on his record-breaking seventh Kentucky Derby win.

I’m excited as my Dickie V gala is Friday. We will raise money for the V Foundation for cancer research. 

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April 26, 2021

There were a number of teams on fire.

The New York Knicks have won nine in a row. The Washington Wizards have captured eight straight.

The Oakland Athletics won 13 out of 14 games.

The NFL Draft is this week. Trevor Lawrence will headline a talented class of QBs. Will five go in the top 10?

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April 19, 2021

The college basketball transfer world continues to go wild. Brady Manek went from Oklahoma to North Carolina. Mississippi State landed Garrison Brooks from the Tar Heels. Tanner Groves went from Eastern Washington to Oklahoma. The list has grown to just under 1400.
The New York Knicks have won six straight games and look like a playoff team. Tom Thibeadoux has done a tremendous job.
Congrats to former Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd, who was hired as head coach at Arizona.
Congrats to Stewart Cink, who won on the PGA Tour in a surprise, winning the RBC Heritage title.
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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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Quote of the Week

“The Gonzaga-UCLA game was as good S it gets "

-Dick Vitale