March is here and with selection Sunday just a few weeks away; Dave thinks Joe Lunardi gets way too much credit for predicting the 68 teams that make the tournament. Over the weekend, Sal won a Golden Globe presented by Tracy Morgan and Dave discovered his family is hiding Valentine’s Day chocolate from him.
The guys discuss the idea of Kobe Bryant being the new NBA logo and who else deserves to be considered. The Uniformant weighs in on Oklahoma City and Atlanta having to switch jerseys at halftime because of similar color schemes. Dave wonders if shirts and skins still exists in school sanctioned games.
Dave and Sal give their NBA best bets and discuss the Knicks resurgence as they go above .500 this far into the season in nearly a decade. Sal can’t believe a Luka Doncic autographed rookie card sells for $4.6 million dollars and Dave considers selling his treasured Mario Lemieux rookie card. The new NHL schedule is boring to Sal but Dave loves the geographic rivalries, they argue over who is more curmudgeon?
The NFL is likely to add a 17th regular season game – and Dave makes the case that Julian Edelman is a Pro Football Hall of Famer because of his clutch catches in the Super Bowl despite his mediocre regular season statistics. Then it’s time to award our Crown Royal Athletes of the Week and Sal recommends the pink pineapple as an early contender for fruit of the year.