Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Cornell hoopsters simply ran out of time vs. Missouri
Yes, I saw the entire thing on March Madness on Demand while the rest of the country was watching East Tennessee State put a scare into Pittsburgh on its television sets.
Whatever. It's hockey season, people. (Saturday night's ECAC final can be seen on tape delay at noon Sunday on the NHL Network.)
Speaking of the NCAA Tournament, as I've written before, I enjoy the sarcastic hi-jinks Steve Berthiaume reliably sneaks into the late Friday SportsCenter, presumably figuring no one is watching anyway.
This week's installment featured Berthiaume and Jonathan Coachman asking themselves the question "Why?" while reading their copy, then answering it, clearly a dig at Digger Phelps' annoying habit of doing that.
Tough day upstairs from the basement, by the way. One of the WatchDog pups had Wake winning it all in her bracket. Oy.
Click below for the official Sunday TV slate, now that Friday's games are through.12:20 p.m. Miami I (Syracuse vs. Arizona State) Eagle/Spanarkel
2:20 p.m. Boise I (Wisconsin vs. Xavier) Bolerjack/Wenzel
2:30 p.m. Minneapolis I (Kansas vs. Dayton) Johnson/Elmore
Miami II (Cleveland State vs. Arizona) Eagle/Spanarkel
2:50 p.m. Dayton I (Oklahoma State vs. Pittsburgh) Lundquist/Raftery
Boise II (Missouri vs. Marquette) Bolerjack/Wenzel
Minneapolis II (Michigan State vs. USC) Johnson/Elmore
Dayton II (Siena vs. Louisville) Lundquist/Raftery
Hey, stuff happens on the road.
One night at the Blue Goose in Dallas I ordered a second margarita, and Glauber did nothing to stop me before it was too late. (A Newsday source told me Glauber's blog already has set a new monthly page views mark. In March? For an NFL blog? How the heck did that happen?)