Is March the greatest sports month of the year?
The ladies of Helmets and Heels got into an interesting discussion the other night— which sports month is the best on the calendar?
Most (raises hand) will say October is the best because all the major sports are in action at the same time. Others have said March is the best because of
But in our poll, we threw out a couple more options to include December and January. And based off poll results, March and October were nearly the worst performing options!
Is March the best sports month on the calendar?
— Helmets & Heels (@HelmetsandHeels) March 14, 2017
Later on in the show is where we get to our predictions for the Final Four and eventual champion. While my cohost, Donna, likes to flip a coin for her picks. Jordan was more detailed with her choices based off how certain teams in the SEC were seeded. Which some argue could put her at more of a disadvantage than a coin flip.
Why? Because the NCAA selection committee ranks all teams based off their RPI. The big problem with RPI is it doesn’t account for margin of victory. Therefore every win is treated the same whether it’s a close game or a blowout. Jordan probably would have loved to know that information before picking Vandy to go deep in the tournament after they were bounced out on the first day.
Hear this discussion plus more on the latest show below:
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Impact of free agency moves with Tony Smith- 39:38 minute mark
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Ezekiel Elliott isn’t being smart- 58:31 minute mark
Dallas star running Ezekiel Elliott back got himself into another incident while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. What does one do when they’re under NFL investigation for domestic violence? Well, you pull the top down of a female party-goer while a crowd watches with cell phone cameras abound. Not a smart move.
BONUS: Blake Bortles Charity Event
Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is hosting his second annual celebrity golf tournament to benefit his foundation on Sunday March 19th.
Located at World Golf Village’s King and Bear course, Bortles along with other celebrities will hit the course around 2pm with a shotgun start. All net proceeds from the tournament will support The Arc Village Jacksonville and first responders of Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Dept.
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