Archive | March, 2012
Bobby Jenks

Major League Baseball has a DUI problem

Saturday, March 3: Colorado Rockies pitcher Alex White pulled over and charged with “extreme DUI” after recording a blood-alcohol content at 0.174 percent. Thursday, March 22: Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Bush hit a 72-year-old man on a motorcycle and then drove off. The victim, Tony Tufano, was seriously injured in the wreck, and Bush [...]

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Michigan State/Saint Louis (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Are you still watching the NCAA Tournament?

This year’s NCAA Tournament is missing something. There are eight heavyweights of college basketball in the Elite 8 — Kentucky, Baylor, Louisville, Florida, Syracuse, Ohio State, North Carolina and Kansas. We don’t have a VCU or Butler in this year’s remaining field. So, in theory, you’d think that would lead to a more exciting tournament. [...]

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NCAA Tournament South Region (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

South region ends in Atlanta

I’ll be heading down to the Georgia Dome in a few hours to watch this weekend’s South Region semifinals and final round as an innocent bystander. And if I must say, the matchups we’re going to see Friday and Sunday in Atlanta will put this region under the national spotlight all weekend. Obviously, the rematch [...]

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