This Weekend's Hot Clicks features plenty of college basketball coaching drama overshadowing much of the Final Four's March Madness festivities.
UCLA fired Steve Alford on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018. Ninety-seven days later, they still don’t have a head coach. Last week, it appeared Jamie Dixon would end a long process that saw a pitiful offer to John Calipari and whiffs on several other big names. Nope, Dixon is out. Ben Bolch of the Los Angleles Times is your must-follow as this mess rolls on.
Several Will Wade updates this weekend: First, ICYMI, SI's Ross Dellenger reported LSU and Wade are working to end their standoff in investigation. Second, the FBI is visiting Baton Rouge to investigate Wade’s alleged recruiting violations (i.e. "strong-ass offer"). And third, federal prosecutors don’t want the defense to call college coaches like Wade and Sean Miller.
Les is Way More
Paul at 30, Paul at 50
(Also, see Paul Rudd age backward through 20 years of movie roles.)
One year ago...
“Can you have a miracle and a tragedy at the same time? Yeah, apparently you can.”— SI TV (@watch_SITV) April 6, 2019
One year after the @HumboldtBroncos bus crash, the choices made by one of the victims have had ramifications throughout Canada.
Watch 'The Logan Effect' on SI TV: https://t.co/9DB3OYGuvr pic.twitter.com/Jg0U5zJRMX
Odds and Ends
Ranking all 130 college football teams during spring ball ... Update on the Virginia Tech search ... Dwight vs. Michael: Vote in the national championship of my Office character bracket ... Former prominent radio host Chris Carton was sentenced to prison for his role in a ticket fraud scheme ... Two students cheated Apple out of $900,000 with fake iPhone scam ... 9 questions for Game of Thrones final season.
Great podcast last week: Dan Wolken joined the show to talk about Coach K’s roster errors, Chris Beard, and is this success the new norm for Auburn and Texas Tech?
I can’t stop watching this
Thoughts on Long Shot, the movie with Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen set to hit theaters in early May? There’s a new trailer, and I think it’s worth a little attention:
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