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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.


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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:

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* 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.

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STOPPAGE: 11:25

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