The loss of San Antonio's leader, Tim Duncan (pictured above) could allow the Lakers to catch the Spurs for the 1 seed in the West. Either way, San Antonio will not make a deep run in the playoffs without the rock of their franchise at full strength.
Over the past couple of weeks, it has become very easy to forget about all other sports outside of NCAA Basketball. This year’s version of March Madness has been absolutely phenomenal, and we are all extremely excited to see what happens in Houston this weekend. Today though, Major League Baseball has opened up in a big way. 6 games will be played when all is said and done. Granted the weather is still in the 30s in Cincinnati, where the Reds are currently taking on the Brewers.
People need to realize though that College Basketball is not the only game in town. The NBA season is coming down to the final stretch before the playoffs, with much left to be decided. Plus, tonight features two mega matchups. So after you watch your respective MLB teams open up the season, tune in to one of the two insanely good matchups the NBA has this evening. Sorry to my Giants and Dodgers fans. As the only night game, you will have to make a decision, but for the rest of the country, watching the NBA Action is a no brainer. Continue reading
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Tagged Boston Celtics, Cincinnati Reds, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, Eastern Conference, Final Four, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, March Madness, MLB, MVP, NBA, NBA Finals, NCAA Basketball, Opening Day, Phil Jackson, San Antonio Spurs, Staples Center, Tim Duncan, Western Conference
It’s almost April, and you know what that means. The American pastime is ready to get under way. The first pitch will be thrown in a little over 24 hours. Major League Baseball features a grueling 162 game journey over a … Continue reading
One of our guest writers, Matt Murray, appeared on ESPN's First Take today discussing the current state of Lexington.
Earlier today, one of my best friends in the world, and a contributor to this blog, Matt Murray, made his big ESPN debut. Matt appeared on the “Campus Pulse” section of “ESPN’s First Take.”
Now I will state, I am by no means a University of Kentucky Wildcat basketball fan. I will not be jumping on the “Calipari Bandwagon” any time in the near future. But I will state how happy I am for Matt.
If you do not remember Matt, he provided us with an SEC Basketball Preview back on December 23rd. (https://sportskraze.wordpress.com/2010/12/22/the-sec-basketball-preview/)
Matt is the Editor in Chief for the University of Kentucky’s student run newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel. You can follow him on twitter @Matthew_Murray
Check out Matt’s big debut at
I have to admit, the man sounds good on air. I think he should maybe rethink his future plans of journalism and look into television. There is writing for TV too.
Stay tuned for the next edition of TheSportsKraze.
I think this picture should be enough evidence for the Barry Bond's Perjury Trial. Sadly though, it will not nearly be enough. Can we just end this circus already?
It’s another Tuesday, which could only mean one thing. Lets jump into this week’s version of “Food for Thought.”
Bond’s Trial is A Circus Continue reading
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Tagged All American Team, Barry Bonds, Butler, Derrick Rose, Eric Gordon, ESPN, Final Four, John Wall, Kentucky, Kevin Durant, Kimberly Bell, March Madness, MLB, NCAA Basketball, Ohio State, Perjury Trial, steroids, Tyreke Evans, UConn, VCU
The Final Four will be the top sporting event of the week, but Major League Baseball Opening Day on Thursday is not far behind at number 2.
After the week that just ensued, it would be hard to imagine a more exciting week in the wide world of sports. But this week will be a good one. All capped off will the Final Four Showdown in Houston.
Here is this week’s top 5. Continue reading
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Tagged Atlanta Hawks, Barry Bonds, Boston Celtics, Butler Bulldogs, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Cavaliers, Connecticut Huskies, Dallas Mavericks, Final Four, Jim Calhoun, John Calipari, Kemba Walker, Kentucky Wildcats, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Major League Baseball, March Madness, Maui Invitational, Miami Heat, NBA, NCAA Tournament, NFL, NHL, Opening Day, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Portland Trailblazers, San Antonio Spurs, Sidney Crosby, Virginia Commonwealth Rams
The Jayhawks will end VCU's Cinderella story today behind a big time day from the Morris brothers inside.
4 straight thrilling games in a row dating back to Friday night. Will we hit 6 in a row today? I am going with a doubtful. But both games today should be uptempo and exciting. Here is a closer look into the matchups that will give us our final 2 participants for the Final Four. Continue reading
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Tagged Big 12, Butler Bulldogs, Colonial Athletic Association, Elite Eight, Final Four, Harrison Barnes, Illinois, Kansas Jayhawks, Kentucky Wildcats, March Madness, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, Minnesota, National Championship, NCAA Tournament, North Carolina Tar Heels, President Obama, Roy Williams, UConn Huskies, Vanderbilt, Virginia Commonwealth Rams, West Virginia
I fully expect a thriller in the West Regional Final matchup between Arizona and Connecticut later today. But the X-Factor, and reason why the Huskies will win is the phenomenal play as of late by UConn super freshman, Jeremy Lamb (pictured above).
So my bracket has finally exploded over the past 2 nights. I was doing pretty well through the first weekend. But with 2 of my Final Four teams going down(Wisconsin, Ohio State), I am now in the same boat as the majority of America. I guess I can thank the Big Ten for ruining my bracket. Either way, it has been an unbelievable tournament with phenomenal finishes thus far. Last night’s late games were 2 of the best games I have seen all year. Continue reading
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Tagged Alex Oriakhi, Alex Tyus, Arizona Wildcats, Big East, Big Ten, Brad Stevens, Chandler Parsons, DeAndre Liggins, Derrick Williams, Erving Walker, Final Four, Florida State Seminoles, Jeremy Lamb, John Calipari, Josh Harrellson, Kemba Walker, Kenny Boynton, Kentucky Wildcats, Lamont Jones, March Madness, NCAA Tournament, Ohio State Buckeyes, SEC, UConn Huskies, VCU Rams, Vernon Macklin, Wisconsin Badgers