Greg DePalma and Scott Zolotorow of CollegeHoopsDaily.com analyze how Gonzaga and Oregon punched their tickets to the NCAA Tournament‘s Final Four – Gonzaga’s first in school history and the Ducks’ first since the inaugural tournament in 1938. Greg also previews Sunday’s Auto Club 400 as NASCAR wraps up a three-week swing out West.
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.
Greg DePalma and Jamal Murphy of CollegeHoopsDaily.com dissect how Wisconsin set the NCAA Tournament on its ear by knocking out overall top seed Villanova, then turn their attention to a Sunday slate that features Michigan State trying to do likewise with Kansas. Also on tap: A preview of Sunday’s Camping World 500 in Phoenix.
Greg DePalma previews Tuesday night’s “First Four” doubleheader in the NCAA Tournament, as New Orleans takes on Mount St. Mary’s and Kansas State squares off against Wake Forest. PSN motorsports analyst CJ Radune also makes a pit stop to discuss the Kyle Busch–Joey Logano dustup in Las Vegas and review the NASCAR season’s first three races.
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 is joined by PSN motorsports analyst C.J. Radune to recap Kurt Busch‘s victory at the Daytona 500, using a last-lap pass to win on his 17th try. There’s also college basketball bubble talk, while the tour of NFL rosters and offseason needs lands on the Baltimore Ravens.
Greg DePalma and C.J. Radune of RotoWire.com preview Sunday’s Daytona 500, as an offseason of change finally gives way again to NASCAR‘s showcase event. Denny Hamlin is defending champion in a field that no longer includes Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon and Carl Edwards but finds Dale Earnhardt Jr. back on the track after sitting out last year’s second half with concussion issues.
NASCAR: A completely new look comes to the top circuit – new sponsor, race format, points system – and officials hope that translates to greater entertainment on track.
Greg DePalma is joined by Kenny Bruce from NASCAR.com to preview the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season, which gets underway this week as Speedweeks culminates with next weekend’s Daytona 500. Jimmie Johnson is the defending Cup champion, though everyone must adjust to new rules that include dividing each race into shorter segments that carry points values.
Greg DePalma is joined by Kenny Bruce from NASCAR.com to examine what the offseason holds in the Premier Series – itself a change after a sponsorship turnover – as teams shift their focus to the 2017 season. They analyze all the key driver/team changes in store, none more prevalent than Clint Bowyer (left) moving to Stewart-Haas Racing for the now-retired Tony Stewart.