Rob Dauster and Bobby Reagan are back today to discuss the commitment of the best prospect in all of high school basketball. Emoni Bates says he’s going to Michigan State. Will he ever end up on campus? When will that be? Is he going pro? Is he reclassifying? And why should a player that is being compared to Kevin Durant also be discussed in the same breath as Andrew Wiggins? It’s all in this podcast. … [Read more...] about CBT Podcast: Emoni Bates commits to Michigan State
NBC’s own Rob Dauster has said LaMelo Ball has the highest upside of any player in the 2020 NBA Draft. The potential for stardom, especially in the modern game, is there. He’s a 6’7″ guard with impressive handles and elite court vision, which combine to make him dangerous initiating the pick-and-roll. Ball’s supporters see a ceiling of a Trae Young, All-Star level of offensive impact for Ball. … [Read more...] about LaMelo Ball reportedly wants to play for New York Knicks
It raises an ethical and moral question about preferential treatment. While the NBA is big business and there is a desire to have NBA games return, the league should not be put ahead of anyone else who is looking to get tested. Sure, the NBA and it’s players’ union have agreed to be part of a Yale University’s SalivaDirect test study, but that alone should not bump NBA players to the front of the testing line ahead of the general public. … [Read more...] about NBA gets coronavirus test results quickly, unlike much of nation. Should they?
Normally it comes out at the All-Star break, as Sullivan’s thought — a good one — was that the league should make it part of the All-Star game festivities. A celebration of baseball lives to go along with everything else baseball celebrates during the Midsummer Classic. … [Read more...] about In Memoriam: Remembering those the baseball community has lost in the past year
“We are in the early stages of the aeroscreen. I have been one of the ones preaching this and in favor of the aeroscreen because it adds safety. We are pioneers in safety. We are the first to go forward with this type of device. Unfortunately it was too hot in the last race. But IndyCar is already looking at adjustments to try and help the drivers with cooling, venting and drink bottles placement and size. They know what to do. We knew there would be some kinks along the way in the early stages certainly. I think we will be OK.” … [Read more...] about IndyCar drivers searching for ways to beat the heat with new aeroscreen
“COVID-19 has made it virtually impossible for the MotoGP series to travel to the U.S., so we fully understand the issues they are facing in 2020. We look forward to returning to COTA with MotoGP in 2021. In the meantime, we are working on a solution to find a replacement round as we continue to strive towards having a 20-race Superbike Series.” … [Read more...] about MotoGP event at COTA canceled; Superbike rescheduling its finale