Performance of the Week (POTW) 3/23-3/29

Have you seen a great sports performance this week – maybe on the national level or the local level? Was it a feat of athletic prowess, an incredible accomplishment, or an ultimate act of sportsmanship? Here’s the place to note that performance.

Gonzaga-UNC: Tale of the Tape

Beale Street will be bopppin’ tonight as the Sweet Sixteen comes to Memphis. Mark Few brings his number 4 Gonzaga Bulldogs (28-5) to town for a lip-smackin’ tilt with Roy Williams and number 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (30-4).

Sweet Sixteen Challenge

As the NCAA Hoops season winds down, it is time for us to try our hand at prognostication. Yes, yes, yes here is the spot for you to enter into the Sweet Sixteen Challenge.

Villanova – Duke: Tale of the Tape

It’s a Big East-Atlantic Coast Conference clash of the titans when Jay Wright and his 3 seed Villanova Wildcats (28-7) throw down with Mike Krzyzewski and 2 seed Duke Blue Devils (30-6). Put on a pot of coffee this is the late game (9:57) at the Bank North Garden in the heart of Bean Town.

Tuesdays with Smitty: Making the case for Curt

While I was still reveling in the aftermath of Nazareth’s triumph in Troy, NY, the news out of Boston wasn’t as joyous. Curt Schilling officially announced on Monday through his blog 38Pitches.com, he was officially retiring from the game of baseball. With “zero regrets”, Schilling was walking away from the game. So the question remains – his bloody sock from 2004 is in the Hall of Fame – would he be joining it?

The Case of the Bloody Sock

Just thought it was inevitable that we start this conversation, given Curt Schilling’s retirement announcement yesterday.   So … is Curt Schilling a Hall of Famer?  And if so, is he a first ballot guy or someone who’ll wait a few years?    Saw a very impressive stat last night … Schilling had something like a 2.28 ERA in […]

Performance of the Week (3/16-3/22)

I’ll fill in this week for Casey since he’s still celebrating Nazareth’s NY State Championship in girls’ basketball. Congratulations to both cousins, Cece and Emily, on their respective wins. The common denominator has to be those McCabe genes! If I had to pick someone other than Nazareth and Chugiak, I’d go with Anthony Robles of […]