The Sports Section: March 11 podcast

March 11, 2017

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.   


The Sports Section: March 10 podcast

March 10, 2017

Jamal Murphy of and, 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.  


The Sports Section: March 9 podcast

March 9, 2017

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.  


The Sports Section: March 8 podcast

March 8, 2017

Greg DePalma sorts out the start of 11 conference tournaments as college basketball steams toward Selection Sunday, with the Patriot League settling its championship as top-seeded Bucknell welcomes Lehigh. NFL free agency also gets a look as contract agreements begin to leak out.  


The Sports Section: March 7 podcast

March 7, 2017

Greg DePalma brings everyone up to speed as college basketball hits its most hectic stretch, as Iona, UNC-Wilmington and East Tennessee State punch their NCAA Tournament tickets and the ACC‘s conference tournament gets underway. Key game tonight: Can St. Mary’s upend No.4 Gonzaga for the West Coast crown?  


The Sports Section: March 6 podcast

March 6, 2017

Greg DePalma questions the value of John Ross‘s record-breaking 40 time at the NFL combine – he’s not challenging Usain Bolt – and takes NFL Network to task for bringing in Snoop Dogg as an expert because he coached Ross in youth football. The night’s college hoops docket also gets a look, with tournament titles at stake in the Southern, Colonial and Metro Atlantic conferences.  


The Sports Section: March 3 podcast

March 3, 2017

Greg DePalma and new analyst Jamal Murphy, writer for and proprietor of, take another look at how the NCAA Tournament field is taking shape heading into the final weekend before the major conferences hold their tournaments. There’s also a little NFL free agency and combine discussion.  


The Sports Section: March 2 podcast

March 2, 2017

Greg DePalma divides his attention between the NFL scouting combine and college basketball, where Northwestern‘s buzzer-beating triumph over Michigan might finally have removed the Wildcats’ distinction of being the last major program never to get an NCAA Tournament bid.  


The Sports Section: March 1 podcast

March 1, 2017

Greg DePalma looks at the night ahead in college basketball, where Marquette and Xavier square off in a game to keep pace with the Big East‘s top tier and the Atlantic 10 crown could be settled when Dayton and Virginia Commonwealth clash in a battle of the league’s top two.  


The Sports Section: Feb. 28 podcast

February 28, 2017

Greg DePalma tracks the NFL’s latest roster moves ahead of the free-agent period, including franchise tags places on a pair of former Michigan State teammates in QB Kirk Cousins (Redskins) and RB Le’veon Bell (Steelers), along with Mark Ingram (Saints) and Jason Pierre-Paul (Giants). There’s also an offseason report on the Cincinnati Bengals and a nightly college basketball update.