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Weekly Nickel 8-22-2011

Photo courtesy of http://sportscasualblog.blogspot.com/. There are no Danny Almonte (pictured above) stories going on this year in Williamsport. But the Little League World Series is still taking center stage this week in the wide world of sports.

By Josh Kramer

We are finally hitting the end of August.  The summer has gone by fast.  But everyone loves sports in the Fall.  MLB pennant races.  NFL action.  College Football action.  And NCAA Basketball action is not far behind.  So what should you be watching for this week?

5.  The goodwill continues.  John Thompson III and the Georgetown Hoyas continue to improve international diplomacy with their ten day goodwill tour across China.  So the majority of the tour has not been “good” so far.  But “will” and “desire” has been shown both on and off the court.  As long as the Big East perennial powerhouse avoids the Bayi Rockets, all will be well in Shanghai.  Doesn’t this get your juices flowing for College Basketball and March Madness! Continue reading

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