After missing out on wins over his last three races by placing second, Kyle Larson will try to take that next step this week with his second career Cup win in this week’s Auto Club 400 from California. Both analysts will take Larson from their picks list as well as two Hendrick drivers. Let’s see which other drivers make this week’s lists.
After 13 seasons the Steelers are getting dangerously close to saying goodbye to Ben Roethlisberger. With a possibility of two or three of the top quarterbacks in this draft class available by time the Steelers pick at No. 30, it should be time for G.M. Kevin Colbert to take this looming issue seriously and select the player who could become the heir to their future Hall of Fame signal-caller.
Greg DePalma and CollegeHoopsDaily.com analyst Scott Zolotorow examine how South Carolina and Florida gave the Southeastern Conference three teams among the NCAA Tournament‘s Elite Eight. They’ll also preview Saturday’s slate, with top seeds Gonzaga taking on upstarts Xavier and Kansas seeking to stave off Oregon.
Greg DePalma and Scott Zolotorow of CollegeHoopsDaily.com discuss this month’s first big NCAA Tournament upset, as 11th seed Xavier stormed back against Arizona to score 12 of the final 14 points. The final match of Sweet Sixteen matchups is highlighted by a clash of traditional powers in Kentucky and UCLA.
Joe Gibbs Racing drivers have been the dominating race team the past two seasons with Kyle Busch winning the Cup Championship in 2015 and Toyota winning its first manufacturer title last season mostly due to JGR. So it should come to no surprise that three of the four drivers that make futures portfolios this week are JGR drivers.
With just 10 days left until Opening Day, Greg DePalma and 1st Amendment Sports founder Ken Meringolo take a look at the Washington Nationals‘ final battles for roster spots. Also, has Koda Glover done enough to start the year as the closer?
Greg DePalma and Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, break down the trade and free-agent movement of every NFC East and AFC East team to see where their priorities lie for next month’s NFL Draft.
Greg DePalma and Scott Zolotorow of CollegeHoopsDaily.com break down the brackets for the NCAA Tournament‘s Sweet Sixteen, which gets underway with four games Thursday. Oregon will miss big man Chris Boucher against Michigan because the Wolverines struggle against size. The night also is primed for underdogs with Xavier, Purdue and West Virginia.
Greg DePalma and Jamal Murphy, New York-based writer for CBSlocal.com as well as co-host of the Bill Rhoden On-Sports podcast at iTunes, analyze a lukewarm New York Jets free-agency period in which QB Josh McCown and T Kelvin Beachum are part of the top arrivals. The question with McCown, though, is whether it’s even thinkable he’d open the season as the starter over several younger options.
Greg DePalma delves deep into this week’s Sweet Sixteen matchups at the NCAA Tournament, asserting UCLA‘s Lonzo Ball won’t be put off his game against Kentucky by his dad’s loose lips. Also, Baylor could spoil South Carolina‘s surprising run by getting the Gamecocks out of their home state. Upset possibilities lurk in Purdue, Butler, Xavier and West Virginia.