The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #244: As Good (And Bad) As The NCAA Gets

It was the best of sports, it was the worst of sports. Plus: When The Water Polo Coach Is Corrupt . . . ; Eloy!; Ricketts' Still Out Of Money; The Ex-Cub Factor; Punter Stays Pat; So You're Saying The Blackhawks Still Have A Shot; Bulls Blowing Tank; and We Don't Start The Fire.


-

SHOW NOTES

* 244.

* SI cover: Chuck Foreman Bruises The Bears.

* Jerry Burns.

1:35: It Was The Best Of Sports, It Was The Worst Of Sports.

* Coffman: "Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the greatest fraud in American history: amateur athletics. But that is another column for another time. For today: let's have some Madness!"

* The Japanese High School Baseball Championship.

* Lopresti: Let's Imagine Ja Morant And Murray State's Path To The NCAA Title Game.

* Shoutout to the Jonny McFarbers:

McFarbers.JPEG

* The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons From A Mythical Man.

* Michigan State Fights Off Scare From Bradley.

* David Kaplan's best friend, Tom Izzo:

* Jays Top Loyola In NIT.

* It Was Magic vs. Bird In The Final Four 40 Years Ago, But Do You Remember Mark Aguirre And DePaul?

* Blue Demons Advance To Second Round Of CBI With Win Against Chippewas.

28:35: When The Water Polo Coach Is Corrupt . . .

* Scandal Grew Out Of A System Already Rigged With 'Side Doors.'

* No Soccer Experience, But She Still Got A Spot On Elite UCLA Team In College Admissions Scandal.

* Here's How Boston Investigators Uncovered What's Being Called The Biggest College Bribery Scam In History.

* Notre Dame Admits Bigger Share Of Legacies Than Harvard And Yale.

* Rhodes: Ode To An Eyesore.

41:31: Eloy!

* Precedent-Smashing Deal.

45:51: Ricketts' Still Out Of Money.

* Jesse Rogers: Forget Kimbrel, Cubs Seeking Relief From Within As Bullpen Injuries Mount.

53:44: The Ex-Cub Factor.

* Hello, Cleveland!

1:06:00: Punter Stays Pat.

1:06:10: So You're Saying The Blackhawks Still Have A Shot.

1:07:36: Bulls Blowing Tank.

1:08:05: We Don't Start The Fire.

-

STOPPAGE: 11:25

-

For archives and other Beachwood shows, see The Beachwood Radio Network.

-

Comments welcome.

More from Beachwood Sports »

Agony & Ivy

Reclaim the Cubs!

Continue reading "Agony & Ivy" »

Posted on Jun 15, 2022

TrackNotes: Back To The Future

Will Bob Baffert ever go away? Churchill Downs Inc.: It's just what they do. Dickie D. dead. Cliches can shape your biorhythms. Double-teaming justice. You look just like. We asked one person, me.

Continue reading "TrackNotes: Back To The Future" »

Posted on Jan 28, 2022

The White Sox Report

Minnie Miñoso Was Very, Very Good To Us

Electric, indefatigable and, finally, undenied.

Continue reading "Minnie Miñoso Was Very, Very Good To Us" »

Posted on Dec 9, 2021