Morning Miller On Sports - April 2, 2012 | HS Sports
Tweet of the last 24 hours – @LaurentRobinson (Laurent Robinson, newest Jaguars wide receiver) “Headed to my new city. Got work to do starting in the morning. #JAGS”
Jaguars Bite of the Day – Beginning today, NFL teams are permitted to conduct conditioning drills four days a week. Except for the strength and conditioning staff, the Jaguars coaches are only allowed to do classroom work the next two weeks. The quarterbacks can throw to wide receivers, but coaches cannot watch. Jaguars.com reported that punter Spencer Lanning was the first player at team facilities for off-season workouts.
You Should Know – The two winningest programs in men’s college basketball – Kentucky and Kansas – play tonight for the NCAA championship. The Wildcats, the tournament’s top seed, are led by freshman Anthony Davis. Kentucky is trying to win its first national title since 1998. On their way to a championship berth, Kansas, the second seed in the Midwest region, has beaten Purdue, North Carolina State, North Carolina and Ohio State. The Jayhawks, who won it all in 2008, have a leader in All-American Thomas Robinson. Tonight’s big game can be seen on CBS at 9:23 p.m.
College Nugget – Last Thursday, Tennessee receiver Da’Rick Rogers missed practice from what some reported as “an incident with a member of the coaching staff.” Volunteers head coach Derek Dooley said, “He’s got some things he’s got to do internally. When he does them, he’ll be back.” A report stated Rogers could transfer to Georgia State. In 2011, he led the SEC with 67 receptions and posted 1,040 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.
Broadcasting Note – While CSN Chicago was shooting a live report following a Bulls’ win, Joakim Noah decided to dance a little bit behind reporter Gail Fischer.
Strange Thought of the Day – Reports are coming out that Stan Van Gundy won’t return next year to coach the Orlando Magic. Why would he want to deal with the Dwight Howard drama for another season?
Stat(s) of the Day – With a 102-99 victory over the Chicago Steam on Saturday night, the Jacksonville Giants advanced to the ABA’s Final Four. In the Giants’ two years of existence, they’ve made back-to-back appearances to the Final Four.
Link of the Day – Here’s a game recap of the first time Kentucky and Kansas played this season.
Video of the Day – During Kentucky-Louisville on Saturday night, Wildcat Terrence Jones collided with a Cardinals cheerleader. After the game, Jones apologized and said he’d take her flowers. The cheerleader needed stitches on the top of her head, but later returned.
Question of the Day – Who wins The Masters this week – Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson or Rory McIlroy?
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