Sports News 2/27/16
This week in sports news, the NFL Combine is coming up, MLB Spring Training will be kicking off in a few days, and the college basketball regular season is coming to a close as March Madness sneaks up on us.
The NFL Combine is happening soon, which gives the amazing college football players a place to shine and show all the NFL teams to give them a chance to make millions. Some standout players that will be in this year's Combine includes Derrick Henry, Ezekiel Elliott, and Derek Watt, the Texans' JJ Watt's younger brother.
MLB Spring Training will start soon. Everyone expecting the Chicago Cubs to shine above all others because of the really nice trades they picked up this offseason, including Jason Heyward and John Lackey from the Cardinals, and Ben Zobrist from the Cleveland Indians. The Cubs are expected to win at least 100 games this season out of the 162 they will play in the regular season, and they are string favorites to win the World Series.
As the NCAA basketball season comes to an end, Villanova still sits on the throne as number one, closely followed by Kansas and Virginia. March Madness is sneaking up, which means upsets are begging to happen as the tournament kicks off very soon. Expect to see many top teams get booted out by some very good lower seeded teams.