According to Forbes Magazine the annual revenue generated from Fantasy Football has reached $70 Billion. Yes, that's billion with a b. Fantasy Football has existed for a few decades but it really took off with the proliferation of the internet...
I had just got my coffee and was heading to Downtown Yakima to take some pictures of the more iconic buildings for another blog when I met a roadblock that wouldn't allow me to travel any further than 1st street. Kicking off this morning at 8am was day 2 of the Hot Shots 3 on 3 Tournament...
We are fortunate to get to do a lot of awesome things due to our job as radio personalities, but this is what matters the most to us.
This is our second year scrimmaging Yakima's Special Olympic athletes who will compete at regionals on Feb. 20.
My little Shaylee has been playing AAU basketball since she was in first grade. She can make baskets during practice, but has yet to make one during a game.
She's gotten frustrated over the past couple years. I keep telling her to work hard at practice and eventually it will pay off.
Well ... on Saturday my words proved to be true.
Anybody who had Michigan State in the Final Four in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament was in a class by themselves.
And Frank Alegria was banking on the Spartans -- the Granger Spartans, anyway.
But when MSU's Spartans advanced to the semifinal round, Frank's bracket started looking pretty sweet...
Leon Rice cut his college coaching teeth as both an assistant and head coach at Yakima Valley Community College and now he's taking his Boise State Broncos into the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.