Another school year is behind us, so let’s take a look back at the biggest story in sports from each month we spent in Storrs this academic year.
He’s on pace to have the best season of his career, and his OPS is currently over 150 points above what he finished with last year. While the Astros may be a game back from first place in the AL West, the Mariners have dropped off after their hot start, so Springer and the ‘Stros should be back on top in no time.
Take a deep breath and smile, the best time of the year is here. We just had four straight days of noon tip-offs and college basketball taking us through midnight. On top of that, according to Forbes, 48 million Americans bet nearly $8.5 billion dollars on the NCAA Tournament. The catch is that any of those 48 million Americans who reside in Connecticut were doing so illegally, and the state is missing out on a fortune.
A large part of LeBron’s legacy is his playoff consistency. James has made the playoffs each of the last 13 seasons and has been to eight straight NBA Finals while winning three of them. Just last season, LeBron averaged 34 points, nine assists and nine rebounds per game while shooting 54 percent from the floor and playing 42 minutes per game.