Votto returns
It sounds like Joey Votto will joins us Wednesday night on Sports Talk.
He will probably check in 7:30-8pm, before the Reds game vs Dodgers.
Have you missed his previous five appearances on Sports Talk. Listen HERE.

MLBHow about this?
MLB announces new way to analyze every play!

Have you ever been to a Columbus Blue Jackets game? We attended our first game Saturday. Photos/video and observations HERE.

College hoops

My weekend reactions/video for UC, XU, and UK

Official NCAA RPI  
16 Cincinnati, 18 Kentucky, 27 Ohio State, 29 Louisville, 37 Xavier, 49 Dayton, 79 Indiana.

Joe Lundardi's bracket: 
4-seed Cincinnati
5-seed Louisville
6-seed Ohio State, Kentucky
9-seed Xavier

You can make a side-by-side comparison of the NCAA tournament resume of college basketball teams HERE.

USA Today bracket:  
4-seed Cincinnati
5-seed Louisville
6-seed Kentucky
6-seed OSU vs 11-seed Xavier

AP Top 25:
11 Louisville
15 Cincinnati
25 Kentucky

Honors for Christon and Reynolds

What an amazing scene before Winthrop's game on Saturday.
Coach Pat Kelsey (Elder/Xavier) honored the victims of the December 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Kelsey has formed a bond with the Kowalski's, whose 7-year old son was killed inside Sandy Hook Elementary. 

More on the story HERE

Tonight, US Bank Arena: The Eagles


Bob Castellini says the media's negative presentation of the Reds offseason hurt ticket sales.

Richard Justice writes about the potential impact of Billy Hamilton

Leake not expected to miss another start  

Down On The Farm
The Louisville Bats announce 2014 promotions schedule

HS hoops
Franklin High School's Luke Kennard scored 31 points in his final game of the season.
Kennard is a 6-5 junior guard, choosing between UK, Duke, UL, and OSU, among others.