Photo courtesy of zimbio.com. Ervin Santana (pictured above) and the Angels pitching staff need to come up big in a crucial series against the lethal Texas Rangers offense this week.
By Josh Kramer
Last week was another great week in the wide world of sports. This week promises to be another good one too.
Here are the main items you should be keeping an eye on.
5. We are in the midst of the continued Big 12 shakeup, or are we? A&M appeared headed for the SEC but was rejected (at least for now). False alarm I guess. And there were also rumors about Missouri, Clemson, and Florida State heading to America’s best football conference as well. Even with yesterday’s false alarm, it still appears that the landscape of college sports could be on the verge of a major makeover in the near future. Continue reading
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Cincinnati Bengal's wide receiver has talked trash to Raven's Safety Tom Zbikowski (pictured above, left) via Twitter about a possible boxing match between the two NFL players. Does Chad Ochocino really want to get in the ring with that guy?
It is another Tuesday. Which means it is time for some “Food for Thought.” These are the topics in sports that have really caught my attention in the past 24 hours. Items that must be discussed. So let’s jump right into it. Continue reading
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Take a look at the official March Madness selections from TheSportsKraze…
Here is a brief synopsis of each region. Continue reading
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Tagged ACC, Belmont, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Duke Blue Devils, East, Georgetown Hoyas, Kansas, Kemba Walker, Kentucky, Kyrie Irving, Louisville, March Madness, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Tournament, Notre Dame, Ohio State, SEC, Southeast, Southwest, Syracuse Orangemen, UConn, UNC, Utah State, West, Wisconsin
I am not sure how Florida Coach Billy Donovan (pictured above) and the Gators received a number 2 seed. But you can count on the Southeast Region to be a wild one.
It is an extreme chore not to focus all of my attention on the NCAA Tournament. And I will admit, the majority of my thought over the past 24 hours has been focused on the Madness. How should I fill out my bracket? Will it be an upset city marathon like last year? Or will all the parity hype just be for not? Well there is one thing I do know. The Southeast Region will by far be the most unpredictable. Since viewing the Selection Show on Sunday, I was utterly shocked at the way this region came out. Continue reading
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The brackets are out. Let the journey to Houston begin!
The Brackets are finally officially set. No more speculation. No more bracketology. I will admit that what ESPN Bracketology specialist Joe Lunardi does is pretty remarkable. But it is made out as if his bracket is more important than the real thing some times. I will take the bracket presented by the CBS Selection Show every day of the week over Lunardi’s. Anyways, after watching the Selection Show this evening, here are a few initial items that really jumped out at me: Continue reading
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Come Wednesday, College Basketball fans are in for a treat as they get to watch Jim Boeheim (left) and Jim Calhoun (right) lead their squads into another epic Big East battle. It should be a great one.
It is another Monday, and you all know what that means. Lets get the week started with a look at the top events coming up in the sporting world throughout the next 7 days. Continue reading
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The Under Armour Senior Bowl is set for Saturday. Derrick Locke (pictured above) is one of many players looking to wow the NFL scouts before the combine.
After the weekend “that was,” we are now heading full steam into another amazing week in the wide world of sports that “will be.” Saturday was arguably the best day of College Basketball we have had since last March and Sunday was just an outstanding day of NFL Football.
So whats in store for this week? Here is a closer look. Continue reading
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