What a game
How great was last night's NCAA men's basketball championship? UNC and Villanova traded three-pointers in the waning seconds of the game — including Kris Jenkins game-winning buzzer beater — giving the contest instant-classic status. Go ahead and watch the shot again:
What's crazier is that Marcus Paige's trey from moments before was even more impressive:
Charles Barkley had the best reaction
This security guard's was pretty good too
Villanova coach Jay Wright barely reacted at all
The ultimate crying Jordan face
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL playoffs are likely to expand despite talks having been shelved over the last few years.
Goodell was asked about the possibility of change at the at a town hall meeting with Jacksonville Jaguars season ticket holders.
“It's a tough one," Goodell said. "And the reason I say that is it works so well right now. We have 12 teams that qualify for the playoffs and what it does is it's not just the number of teams in the playoffs, it's what it does to our regular season. I think that's what makes the NFL great is every game means so much. That game means a great deal. You don't ever want to lose that. You don't want to lose the fact that every regular-season game is important. And only having 12 teams qualify, which is the smallest of any of the professional leagues by far, that's a good thing for us.”
“(It) likely will happen at some point, but we want to be really cautious because we really like the balance we have with the importance of the regular season and the postseason and you don't want to mess with that balance,” Goodell added. “You have to be really careful and cautious.”
The most recent change came in 1990 when the league expanded from 10 to 12 teams in the postseason.
Goodell initially expected to make changes for the 2015 season before the discussions were tabled for another year. NFL playoff expansions were not discussed at last month's Annual Meeting.
Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon said 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick should take a pay cut to allow a trade to the Denver Broncos to go through, according to The Denver Post.
Moon cited the differences in the offensive systems run by San Francisco and Denver in his comments, saying that he feels the Broncos use an offense that Kaepernick could excel in.
“I just think that offense is more tailor-made for him,” Moon said. “He doesn’t have to be as effective of a passer in that offense. It would probably be like a 48-52 ratio in passing and running, because that’s what Gary Kubiak wants to do. He wants to run the football a little bit more and be more of a play-action-type of passing game and get him out on the corner. He can also add the read-option as part of his arsenal.”
The Broncos and 49ers have neared a deal that would have shipped Kaepernick away from San Francisco, but the trade has stalled as Kaepernick has refused to reduce his salary to a point that works with Denver’s salary cap.
Moon said he believes that Kaepernick should work with the Broncos to restructure his contract, saying that he can make up the money in the future.
“I think it’s a perfect situation for Colin and he gets to be around John Elway, he gets to be around Gary Kubiak, who was a quarterback, so you’ll have good mentorship around you,” Moon said. “In San Francisco, he was around defensive-oriented coaches, like Jim Tomsula. When Jim Harbaugh, an offensive-minded guy, was there, that’s when he had his best year. I just hope his ego doesn’t get in the way, because they’re asking him to take a pay cut. He can make that money back.”