Day: March 6, 2017

WBC Preview: Bracket D

(Image courtesy of MLB.com, WBC) Play Ball! Ladies and gentlemen, the 2017 World Baseball Classic is officially underway! (Check out our previews of Brackets A, B, and C before pool play continues tomorrow!) After an exciting first day of action that saw Israel take down heavily-favored South Korea in 10 innings, this year’s tournament is certainly living up to the hype. With games starting on Thursday, Bracket D might just be the most exciting bracket of them all. Team Mexico will be joined in Jalisco by fellow powerhouses Venezuela and Puerto Rico and a respectable Italian team. As the...

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USA Brings Home The Bronze In Las Vegas Sevens

If you’re going to watch only one game, let it be this one For those of you unfamiliar with the event, the Las Vegas Sevens series may be the most electrifying sporting event in the United States, no hyperbole. Sure, the Super Bowl gets more hype and the World Series has a century and more of history behind it but in terms of pure entertainment value, nothing tops LVS. Sevens, if you didn’t know, is a 7v7 version of rugby with slightly watered down rules to encourage fast paced action, high scoring, and to be played tournament style over...

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VIDEO: Jason Heyward Homers with New Swing

Jason Heyward’s struggles after his lucrative eight-year, $184 million with the Cubs last season were well-documented. Although Heyward won the NL Gold Glove award for the third time in his career and gave his club some inspiration with his words during Game 7 of the World Series, his swing needed an overhaul. Heyward entered today’s game versus the Angels 0-for-15 at the plate until this: Heyward has made some adjustments! Hands are much lower, getting on plane. #Cubs pic.twitter.com/TKgcwlTmOq — Josh (@JScottyBB) March 6, 2017 Heyward drives first hit of spring 400+++ feet to right. HR. — Gordon Wittenmyer...

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Big 12 Tournament Preview

(Really quick before we get going here: If you’re a leisure college basketball fan and want to check out how your team or conference looks right now, go find it on the home page of the site. We’ve got the whole team churning out conference tournament previews right now, and region previews will be coming next week once we get a bracket. It’s March my friends, the most wonderful time of the year) Let’s get everybody on the same page really fast. Here’s what happened during the regular season in the Big 12:   The Kansas Jayhawks did what...

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Big East Tournament Preview

The Big East Tournament begins Wednesday night with a pair of opening round games. The Tournament is played at Madison Square Garden in New York City. 2016 Champion: Seton Hall 10th Seed DePaul Blue Demons 9-22 (2-16) It has been another tough year for Dave Leitao’s squad as the Blue Demons managed just two wins in Big East play. They let a number of close games get away from them and just really lacked consistency on both ends of the floor. Billy Garrett Jr is a phenomenal guard and is the key if DePaul wants to make some noise...

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B-Fox and B-Frank Show: March 6th

It is officially March and the madness has begun! The Brians break down their picks to win and sleepers in the Power 6 conferences. They also take a look and discuss a bevy of bubble teams and talk about who is in and who is out. https://www.letmebfrankblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/College-Sports-Podcast-3-6.mp3 https://media.blubrry.com/let_me_b_frank/p/www.letmebfrankblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/College-Sports-Podcast-3-6.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShare this:PrintTweetEmailLike this:Like...

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