MLB Draft: It starts shortly. What will happen after Bryce Harper goes first to the Nationals? According to the mock drafts floating around, it looks like the Pirates are interested in a kid named Manny Machado. The MLB draft is a distant 3rd to the NFL and NBA drafts, mostly for three reasons: 1) Very few fans know any players (or have heard of them); 2) 99.9 percent of guys that are drafted won’t see the majors for at least 3-4 years (or more?), and 3) there could be as many rounds as there are players taken in the NBA draft. Our favorite MLB draft tidbit is that Mike Piazza, one of the best catchers of all-time, was taken in the 62th round in 1988. [USA Today, MLB.com]
College Football Playoff: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, and Washington In; Penn State and Michigan on the Outside
The path of least resistance. Penn State misses out.
Tommy Tuberville has reached nearly the highest heights as a college football coach. In 20014, he went 13-0 at Auburn (but got left out of (…)
Believe it or not, Jeff Fisher has gone 7-9 just four times as a head coach — once with the Houston Oilers in 1995, then with the (…)
This seems like something people would watch and get excited about.
Alabama, Clemson, Washington, and Ohio State
Just missed, fortunately.