Archive for February, 2012

Don’t Let Your Bubble Burst

Posted: 28th February 2012 by Jeff Plattner in College Basketball

Is there a greater time of year than what we have to look forward to in the next six weeks? I think not. Selection Sunday is just two weeks away and we all know what that means…March Madness baby!! But even before the real madness begins, we get the tasty little appetizer that is Conference [...]

Jeff’s NBA West All-Stars

Posted: 25th February 2012 by Jeff Plattner in NBA

Last week was the East and now I offer up my 2012 Western Conference All-Stars. The NBA All-Star festivities kick off Friday night in Orlando at 8pm CST with the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, which features players in their first and second years in the league. Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams will both be [...]

Jeff’s 2012 NBA East All-Stars

Posted: 14th February 2012 by Jeff Plattner in NBA

Forget the name, it’s a numbers game…what do I mean by this? For years, it has seemed the NBA All-Star game rosters have been comprised of the signature names in the game, while players who have actually earned the right to play in the game have been forgotten about. With the strike shortened season giving [...]

SEC Dominates National Signing Day…again

Posted: 6th February 2012 by Jeff Plattner in College Football

College football rang in the month of February with its famed National Signing Day and again, it was the same old story; domination in the recruiting world by the conference that has dominated on the field, by winning the last six BCS National Championships, the Southeastern Conference. With fifty-three recruits from the ESPNU 150, the [...]