Odds for Kentucky vs. a NBA team?
Is it possible for a very good college team to beat a very bad NBA team? Most experts say no, but someone has decided to offer odds if the Wildcats ever play the Wizards. According to this Lost Letterman article Washington would be favored by 30. I may have to take the points on this one.
Odd Sports Awards
Not a fan of the yellow jerseys at the Tour de France? How about the plaid jacket at Hilton Head? The Toronto Sun has put together a list of the most tacky awards in sports. I have to say, I don’t agree with the Green Jacket being on the list.
ESPN Gets Political By Banning Politics
ESPN has decided to ban Rise Up and Register, a sponsor of Blake Koch in NASCAR’s nationwide series, commercials during the lower series races. The network said it was because religious and political “overtones” in the commercial. Really? This from the network that puts on the Presidential bracket each year. I believe in keeping politics out of sports, but you can’t pick and choose. It shouldn’t be “maybe political overtones are fine, as long as we agree with them.” You can read more about ESPN and the Blake Koch situation at Naples News
Dude Perfect from the Blimp
It looks like it’s going to be a good year for Dude Perfect. They have now added making a basket from a blimp to their resume. Check out the awesome video on youtube.