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Tony Williams of Metro New York paper joins me to talk about the NFL from a national perspective.

Special guest Jake Query of WNDE home of the Colts radio coverage and I will discuss the recent moves by the Colts and the decisions about QB Payton Manning and the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

Join us.

Also be sure to join Dactar for his Browns Pre-game show 45 minutes before kickoff.  Then for in game chat, join Mr. Moohead and me on and stay tuned for his half time and post-game analysis (and rant if the team loses or plays poorly which is too often the case).

Bill Smith is a former coach of several semi-pro teams, has officiated both football and basketball, done color on radio for college football and basketball and has scouted talent. He edits and was a senior writer for .  He has also published several novels on and a non-fiction work at

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College Basketball is getting a lot Smaller

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College Basketball is getting a lot Smaller

By Bill Smith


Sing along. You all know the tune!

Where have all the Big men gone long time passing?

Where have all the Big men gone long long ago?

Where have all the Big men gone, gone to the pros everyone.

If you have a son you think will grow to be over 6-11, put a basketball in his crib and teach him the game. Don’t worry if he has the coordination of a new born giraffe and can’t walk and dribble at the same time. He will make a fortune in the NBA even if he can’t play a lick!

This week Ohio State reserve freshman B.J. Mullins announced that he was entering the 09 NBA draft. Mullins is smart. Supposedly, he has an IQ of 121. He knows where the money is. But Mullins started 2 games and averaged 8.8 points and 4.7 rebounds a game. The sad part is that he will probably be a late 1st round choice just because of his height. He will

Last year, another OSU freshman big man, Kosta Koufos, went to the pros after averaging 14.4 minutes and 6.7 … Read more at FryingPanSports