It’s that time again, folks. Time to find out what we missed in the world of sports overnight while we nursed those Coronas and wound down from the busy work week. Baseball and soccer are on tap today along with the Preakness Stakes this evening. I’ll know I’ll be on the edge of my seat wondering if yet another horse will win two of the triple crown legs only to flame out at the Belmont. But another Calvin Borel speech sure would make me happy. On to the links:
–Ian Thomsen of SI.com hypothesizes about Lebron’s future-and wonders if Calipari really is the answer for the King when he couldn’t win an NCAA title of his own.
–Breaking News: CNBC thinks teams can promote themselves using social media. Wow about 6 months late there, CNBC.
–Former Rhode Island commit Kyle Cain, who apparently resembles Marcus Thornton, is now considering Alabama, West Virginia, Illinois, and Arizona State. When Kentucky asked him to visit, he had this to say about declining us:
“I’m an emerging player. I can be a star in college in two or three years. Kentucky goes after McDonald’s All-Americans every year. I’m a player who works hard for everything. It’s not that they don’t work hard, but I’m not their type.”
–Scout.com breaks down the decade in football recruiting.
-For just $200, you too can get down with Bill Self for charity. Embarrassing.