Hailey Baldwin … a 13-year old boy survived after falling into a drainage pipe in LA … “Newspaper carriers are being assaulted and killed across the country” … the creator of Ren & Stimpy had a thing for underage girls, according to a report … “Florida lawmakers’ wives on new charter school boards” … the Rock talks about his battle with depression … “Trump Puts Lou Dobbs on Speakerphone in Oval Office Meetings” … the tragic car accident that killed a family in California may have been intentional … Matt Lauer is already selling his 25-acre Hamptons estate; now, he’s selling his NYC apartment, listing it for over $7 million … “How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’” …
A junior college All-American is going to skip college and head to the NBA. [Avalanche-Journal]
I don’t think there’s a debate about Jay Wright and the Hall of Fame – two titles will do that. [Philly.com]
Former running back Isaiah Pead, who spent time with St. Louis Rams, lost his leg in a car crash and said he’s going to try and win Gold at the Paralympics. [TMZ]
The Browns are hosting QBs this week, starting with Baker Mayfield. [Cleveland.com]
Before Villanova went bananas against Kansas, I talked about how they copied the Warriors; likelihood of Odell Beckham and Rob Gronkowski being traded before the draft; & Kevin Durant is still fighting for respect. [Podcast]
East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders has been suspended after hitting a player during practice. [Johnson City Press]
Still can’t get over this NFL player’s horrendous idea to invest in a strip club. Reading this makes me sad for that guy. [LV Sports Biz]
Looks like Nike is about to go through something close to the “Me Too” movement. This one’s being called “flawed HR.” [WSJ]
I can’t say enough good things about Red Sparrow.
The NCAA Tournament is over. I usually spend the next few days looking at old “One Shining Moment” videos. See you next season, college hoops.
My critique of this year’s One Shining Moment: What was with the coaches talking over the first :15? Cut that. Also, I was surprised to only see one shot of Sister Jean. Felt like the 1-and-done players were not highlighted (Collin Sexton, DeAndre Ayton, Trae Young, Michael Porter, Mo Bamba).