LESSONS galore from the sporting world this week, with retirements, recruitments, post season action and everything in between. MLB, NFL, NBA and college basketball feature in our six topics. Here we go!
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IT’S official Jay Cutler is done in the NFL. The former Broncos and Bears quarterback has hung up the cleats and signed a deal with FOX Sports to become a commentator, opting for the broadcasting booth instead of acting as a potential back up on an NFL roster. Congrats on the most mediocre footballer on his average career filled with plenty of stories and memories.
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SOMEHOW the New York Yankees have the best record in baseball. True story. A large part of their success has been the dominance of humble giant Aaron Judge. The rookie outfielder is currently tied as the league leader with 13 home runs and ranks inside the top 10 for RBI’s as well. If New York is going to be serious about winning games as the year progresses they will need Judge to continue swinging for the fences.
I’M sorry for the Celtics, Wizards, Spurs and Rockets fans out there; the playoffs are batshit boring. The pending Finals trilogy between the 8-0 Cavs and Dubs means that everyone in the other conferences are competing for 2nd, and boring the hell out of us with blowout wins and a lack of drama along the way.
WE learned that the playoffs are over for the Toronto Raptors and LA Clippers with both franchises entering a crucial off-season for their franchises. After multiple postseason shortcomings they face a tough choice between bringing back the same core or refusing to re-sign their All-Star calibre players and opt to take the franchise in different directions.
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WITH plenty of hype surrounding the remaining top high school recruits, Kevin Knox became the next big name to declare his intentions. The Florida native announced that he was going to join the Kentucky Wildcats, yet again giving John Calipari another five star freshman to deploy onto the college scene.
AND finally the BIG 3 league for retired and past basketball greats, announced the results of their inaugural draft night, officially filing out the rosters for the leagues first season. Competition kicks off on the 25th June with fans, media and sports fans across the globe excited for the beginning of the highly anticipated season to take place