Prime Sports College Hoops: Sweet Sixteen podcast

March 23, 2017

Greg DePalma and Scott Zolotorow of 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.  


The Sports Section: March 17 podcast

March 17, 2017

  Greg DePalma checks in with writers Jamal Murphy (in Las Vegas) and Scott Zolotorow (in Orlando) to discuss a relatively upset-free opening day of the NCAA Tournament‘s main brackets, in which only Middle Tennessee and Xavier knocked off a higher seed. They’ll also break down Friday’s slate in search of a more impactful upset.  


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: Feb. 24 podcast

February 24, 2017

Greg DePalma previews college basketball’s next-to-last weekend before the big conference tournaments, including a bubblesphere showdown between Providence and Marquette along with chances for Michigan (vs. Purdue) and Miami (vs. Duke) to solidify their positions with the selection committee. Also, the NFL offseason reports continue with analysis of the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings.  


Ourlads’ NFL Draft Guide: Bowl preview II

December 23, 2016

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, rejoins Greg DePalma to discuss top NFL prospects worth watching in the upcoming week’s glut of bowl games. The Orange Bowl gets plenty of attention, with Michigan’s versatile Jabrill Peppers and Florida State RB Dalvin Cook and DE DeMarcus Walker.  


The Sports Section: Dec. 13 podcast

December 13, 2016

Greg DePalma analyzes the NFL playoff picture, suggesting that if the Dallas Cowboys want to give themselves the best chance to win a Super Bowl, they need to go back to Tony Romo at quarterback over Dak Prescott. The college bowl schedule also gets an early look, along with the latest in the college coaching carousel.  


The Sports Section: Nov. 23 podcast

November 23, 2016

Greg DePalma delves into the holiday menu for an expanded weekend of NFL and college football, highlighted by another big stakes meeting between No.2 Ohio State and No.3 Michigan. That follows visits from PSN’s own CJ Radune to review Jimmie Johnson‘s seventh Sprint Cup title and Jeff Shain to preview the World Cup of Golf.


The Sports Section: Nov. 15 podcast

November 15, 2016

Greg DePalma takes an in-depth look at college football’s conference races after last Saturday’s set of upsets, along with an update of the NFL playoff picture as that season heads into its second half.


Ourlads’ NFL Draft Guide: Nov. 4 podcast

November 4, 2016

Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, joins Greg DePalma for an early look at the top defensive prospects that figure to be available for NFL selection next April. One sure to get a lot of discussion is Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers, a dynamic hybrid who lists as a strong safety but could drop down to linebacker.  


The Sports Section: College football preview

August 24, 2016

Greg DePalma and co-host Ross Benjamin focus solely on college football in this edition, breaking down each conference race and making their picks for the College Football Playoff. As it turns out, both pick Michigan to lose the title game — with Clemson and Notre Dame getting their votes as the eventual champion.