Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Magic Madge!

Here's a glamour photo of child actress and model-turned 1930s screen actress Madge Evans.

Ann And Friend!

Here's a glamour photo of 1930s and 1940s screen actress Ann Dvorak with a four-legged friend.

Men's College Hoops: Ducks Finish At #13 In Final AP Poll

With the cancellation of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, the Oregon Ducks ranked #13 in the final Associated Press college basketball poll released on Wednesday.

The Ducks finished 14th in the USA Today/Coaches poll that was released on Monday.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

More Ann!

Here's a Warner Brothers publicity photo of Ann Dvorak, in connection with the 1932 picture, "Three On A Match."


Here's a glamour photo of 1930s and 1940s screen actress Ann Dvorak.

MLB Further Delayed...

Until at least mid-May.

End Of An Era

Tom Terrific set to leave the Patriots.

Kentucky Derby

Postponed until September 5.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

It's Official: Labor Peace Until At Least 2030

It's likely, now that the NFL players have approved the new collective bargaining agreement, that the playoffs will expand from 12 to 14 teams (seven in each conference with only the top seed receiving a first-round bye) in 2020 and that there will be 17 regular-season games (and one fewer pre-season game) beginning as early as 2021.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

A Portrait Of Vera!

Here's a portrait of vocalist Vera Van on the cover of the March, 1935 issue of Radioland magazine.

'55 Willys Bermuda

Here's a 1955 Willys Bermuda two-door hardtop.

They've Assured Themselves..........

Of first-ballot election to the anal-cavity Hall of Infamy.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Autographed Ann!

Here's an autographed photo of 1920s-1980s screen actress Ann Doran, perhaps best remembered for her portrayal of the mother of James Dean's character in the 1955 Warner Brothers classic, "Rebel Without A Cause."

Even The Masters.......

Has been postponed.

XFL Calls It Quits.......

For this season.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

MLB Pulls Plug On Spring Training Action...

And is expected to delay the opening of its' regular season due to the coronovirus outbreak.

NBA, MLS Join NBA.....

In suspending play.

Just Call It.......

March Sadness.

Pac-12 Tourney Cancelled

Due to coronavirus.

The top-seeded Oregon Ducks were supposed to play the eighth-seeded Oregon State Beavers in a quarterfinal-round contest at 12:00 Noon Pacific Time.

Does that mean the Ducks will go to the NCAA Tourney?

The plug was also pulled on the Big Sky Conference Tourney as well.

The NBA Calls It Quits......

For the duration.

Two members of the Utah Jazz had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Behind Closed Doors

We're not talking Charlie Rich's 1973 hit recording here.

Actually, only essential personnel and family members will be allowed.

Pac-12 Tourney: Beavers, Zona Grab Wednesday Wins

At Paradise, Nevada (T-Mobile Arena):

The Pac-12 Conference's men's basketball tournament is set to commence on Wednesday with four games, all to be telecast on the Pac-12 Networks.

Game #1:

Tres Tinkle scored 19 points as the Oregon State Beavers (#8 seed; 18-13) held off the ninth-seeded Utah Runnin' Utes (16-15) 71-69.

Alfonso Plummer topped the Utes with 35 points.

Game #2:

Josh Green scored 19 points as the fifth-seeded Arizona Wildcats, with four players scoring in double figures, outlasted the 12th-seeded Washington Huskies 77-70.

Isaiah Stewart paced the game Huskies with 29 points while pulling down 12 rebounds.

Game #3:

Paris Austin and Matt Bradley each scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds as the tenth-seeded California Golden Bears (14-18) upset the seventh-seeded Stanford Cardinal (20-12) 63-51, perhaps delivering the knockout blow to the Cardinal's NCAA Tournament chances.

Game #4:

In the final Pac-12 Tournament game to be played in front of fans due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, C.J. Elleby scored 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the 12th-seeded Washington State Cougars (16-16) knocked off the fifth-seeded Colorado Buffaloes (21-11) 82-68.

McKinley Wright IV topped the Buffs with 21 points while grabbing nine boards.

Big Sky Tourney: Hornets, T-Birds, Bengals Advance To Quarterfinals

At Boise, Idaho (CenturyLink Arena):

The Big Men's Conference's men's basketball tournament opened on Wednesday with three first-round games.

Game #1:

Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa (who grabbed ten rebounds) and Osi Nwachukwu each scored 16 points as the ninth-seeded Sacramento State Hornets (16-14) knocked off the eighth-seeded Weber State Wildcats (12-20) 62-54 in the opening game of the tournament.

Jerrick Harding scored 31 points to pace the Wildcats in their season finale.

Game #2:

Dre Marin scored 19 points to guide the seventh-seeded Southern Utah Thunderbirds (17-15) to a 75-69 victory over the Idaho Vandals (#10 seed; 8-24), despite a 35-point, eight-rebound performance from the Vandals' Trevor Allen.

Game #3:

Austin Smellie scored 16 points while Cheir Maker added 15 (to go with his 12 rebounds) as the eleventh-seeded Idaho State Bengals (8-22), who finished tied for last place in conference play during the regular season, shocked the sixth-seeded Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (16-14) 64-62.