Greg DePalma is joined by CollegeHoopsDaily.com writers Jamal Murphy and Scott Zolotorow to break down the brackets as the 68-team NCAA Tournament field is set, with an eye on top sleepers and Cinderellas. Defending champion Villanova is the overall top seed, with other No.1 seeds going to Kansas, North Carolina and Gonzaga.
With the Selection Sunday announcement just hours away, Greg DePalma offers his final bubble analysis and picks on who will make the NCAA Tournament field. The Big Ten and SEC are among four leagues that crown their champions on the final day. NASCAR also is on the agenda, with a preview and picks for the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas.
Greg DePalma sorts out perhaps college basketball’s busiest night amid all the conference tournaments and looks ahead at Saturday’s top matchups. Fourteen leagues will crown a champion Saturday, including the ACC, Big East, Big 12 and Pac-12, in the final push toward Selection Sunday.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com provide analysis and predictions of the weekend’s top races, with California’s Santa Anita Park in this week’s spotlight as the annual Santa Anita Handicap goes to post.
Jamal Murphy of CollegeHoopsDaily.com and TheBlacketologist.com, joins Greg DePalma to update the latest news from college basketball’s conference tournaments and take another look at where NCAA Tournament bubble teams stand. Friday’s highlight game comes in the ACC, where North Carolina and Duke get a bonus third meeting.
Greg DePalma and Jamal Murphy, writer for CollegeHoopsDaily.com and longtime New York Jets fan, are underwhelmed at the Jets’ lack of activity at the start of the NFL’s free agency period. Lacking news, the Jets’ QB options take center stage: Re-sign Geno Smith, go after Jay Cutler, trade for Trevor Siemian or get in position to draft Deshaun Watson?
Greg DePalma and Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, look back at who improved their stock at last week’s NFL combine and who may have slipped. While Clemson QB Deshaun Watson (pictured) alleviated many doubts, Washington WR John Ross ran faster than anyone but still isn’t worth a top-10 pick. Free agency also gets an update.
Greg DePalma stumps for Syracuse, which lost to Miami in Tuesday night’s ACC Tournament and now must watch to see how such teams as California and Rhode Island do in their league tournaments. Forget metrics – though Syracuse’s isn’t bad – the Orange is simply better. Also, the Ivy League holds its first four-team tournament.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Valspar Championship, as the PGA Tour resumes the Florida Swing after a one-week detour to Mexico. Justin Thomas, a triple winner this season, and Henrik Stenson headline the field at Innisbrook Resort‘s Copperhead layout.
With the start of the NFL’s free agency period a day away, Greg DePalma looks at the New York Jets‘ cupboard and finds … very little. Keep an eye out for DE Sheldon Richardson‘s departure via trade, as GM Mike Maccagnan acknowledges the team should be open to trading down and using more picks to help rebuild.