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April 18, 2022

The NBA playoffs got under way. The Boston Celtics edged the Brooklyn Nets as Jayson Tatum hit the winning shot. The Minnesota Timbwolves upset the Memphis Grizzlies. There were several players that shined in their first playoff game, including Anthony Edwards, Tyrese Maxey and Jordan Poole.
College basketball saw numerous moves via the transfer portal.
MLB rolled on. The Yankees lost two out of three at Baltimore.
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April 11, 2022

Congratulations to Scottie Scheffler on winning the green jacket at The Masters. The world’s #1 player dominated Augusta.
Kansas rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit to beat North Carolina and win the national title.
Major League Baseball got underway. Padres pitcher Sean Manaea threw seven no-hit innings in his San Diego debut.
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April 4th, 2022

Congratulations to the women’s basketball national champion, SouthCarolina.Dawn Staley’s team won its first title. Since 2017.
On the men’s side, Kansas and North Carolina advanced to the final. The Jayhawks beat Villanova while the Tar Heels edged Duke, sending Mike Krzyzewski into retirement with 1202 career wins and five national titles.
In the NFL Tampa Bay Bucs coach Bruce Arians moved into the front office as Todd Bowles was promoted to head coach.
The Lakers lost six straight games to fall away from the playoffs.

 

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March 28, 2022

It was another big week in sports.
We reached the Final Four in men’s basketball. Congratulations to Duke, North Carolina, Villanova and Kansas.
The NFL saw another major deal as the Chiefs sent WR Tyreek Hill to Miami for five draft picks. Matt Ryan was dealt to the Colts.
UConn women’s basketball team made the Elite Eight for the 16th straight time.
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March 21, 2022

It was a busy week in sports, led by the NCAA Tournament. Kentucky, Iowa and Connecticut were first round shock city losers. St. Peter’s became the third 15th seed to make the Sweet 16, beating Kentucky and Murray State. They are this years biggest Cinderella, joining Florida Gulf Coast in 2013 and Oral Roberta in 2021 to go from 15rh seed to Sweet 16. Miami and Iowa State advanced to a Sweet 16 meeting stunning Auburn and Wisconsin.

The NFL and MLB had many transactions. The Tampa Bay Bucs, after bringing Tom Brady back, made several moves to strengthen their lineup. Devante Adams ended up in Las Vegas, Von Miller became a Bill, Deshawn Watson went to the Browns.

Freddie Freeman signed with the Dodgers. Carlos Correa landed with the Twins. Kenley Jansenand Matt Olson joined the Braves. Josh Donaldson became a Yankee, Kris Bryant became a Rockie. Trevor Story joined the Red Sox.

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Quote of the Week

"123-90 was not that close. A whipping as Mark Cuban’s Mavs blew out Phoenix in game seven. Luka Doncic was incredible as the Suns fell short."
-Dick Vitale