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2013 NCAA Tournament: An Update On The H&R Challenge

With the Final Four set the H&R Tourney challenge is down to a handful of winning entries.

J. Meric

If you didn't figure it out yesterday, J and Dowd from Boiled Sports pulled a fast one on me with the series of April Fool's Day posts. I am not going anywhere, but I am looking at a few other writers to pickup things once my son is born so I can step back ever so slightly because of the responsibilities with him. Mostly I am looking to make the content more well-rounded and improve the coverage we already do. So feel free to vote in the following poll to help me improve the site going forward.

In the meantime, the H&R Bracket challenge is coming to a close and we have a winner if Louisville wins it. PurduePharmJack1 has 890 points after getting only two Final Four teams through, but the two he got were in his title game with Louisville beating Michigan. Second is mattjones18 2 who got Michigan and Syracuse right, with Michigan winning it all. He only has 820 points, as does dkboilerfan 1 who has Louisville beating Michigan in the final. Matt Jones can still win it all if Michigan wins the title.

For the record, I am 236th out of 326, but I am not even mad since I pulled off a successful reverse jinx with it.

Finally, here are some links for the day:

Purdue CB Josh Johnson overcomes 3rd-degree burns to enter 2013 NFL Draft -
Purdue cornerback Josh Johnson was told he would never walk again after suffering third-degree burns over 35 percent of his body as a child. Now he is vying for a Day 3 selection in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Cincinnati Bearcats Schedule First Look: Purdue Boilermakers - Down The Drive
Purdue finally fired Danny Hope at the end of last season. They turned to former Kent State coach Darrell Hazell to lead the climb out of their Danny Hope shaped hole. The first steps will come in Nippert Stadium

NFL Draft Profile: Josh Johnson, CB, Purdue - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles have picked up a few defensive backs in free agency, but just because they have two new cornerbacks, it does not mean they are done adding to the unit.

NFL Draft 2013: Saints Show Serious Interest in Kawann Short - Canal Street Chronicles
The Saints sent a large group of scouts to Purdue, including Director of Pro Scouting Rick Reiprish, to watch Kawann Short go through drills in a private workout.

Why Texas Rangers have a mind to convert RHP Josh Lindblom to a starter | Texas Rangers Blog
Former Purdue pitcher Josh Lindblom may be converted to a starter.