The Morning Dump: 3/28/12

Ichiro Suzuki

At 6:10 this morning the 2012 MLB season got underway in Japan with the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland A’s.

First the U.S. soccer team doesn’t make the Olympics and now the news that the women beach volleyball players don’t have to wear bikinis at the 2012 London games means the ratings for the Olympics in the U.S. are about to take a hit.

Frustrated Brown’s fan write letter to club voicing his displeasure.

I wonder how the NFL feels now about having the New Orléans Saints playing in the preseason opening Hall of Fame game.  I bet they wish they hadn’t picked them.

The Super Bowl Champ New York Giants and the #1 QB in the Manning family are hosting the Dallas Cowboys in NFL opening night.  FOX is not happy about losing this game again.

I think the Pittsburgh Penguins are peaking at the right time to make a run at the Stanley Cup.  At the rate they are scoring goals they will be hard to beat.

In yet another tweak to the All-Star race format NASCAR has decided to split the 90 laps into four 20 lap segments and one 10 lap dash for the cash.  I know that is what the fans have begged for…  more breaks in between action.

Brittney Griner (Charlie Neibergall/AP)

Brittney Griner was a unanimous selection to women’s 1st team AP All-American Team and a 3rd team choice on the men’s side.

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