National Day Takes Center Stage + Tuesday Recap: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The nation’s top recruit, Robert Nkemdiche, chooses Ole’ Miss

Today is National Signing Day and the top prospect in college football is off the table.

NFL News and Notes

800.000 salute the Ravens at their victory parade in Baltimore.

Partying Gronk style at a Super Bowl party in Las Vegas.

Patriot All-World TE Rob Gronkowski was in Las Vegas for the Super Bowl and ….. at it again. Gronk was seen dancing shirtless and practicing his wrestling moves at a Vegas Club. We’re not real sure how the Patriots feel about Gronk testing his recently surgically repaired broken arm. Check out this clip and then you make the call.

Lakers dump Nets, Pau injured

The Lakers continued their resurgence with a 92-83 win at Brooklyn Tuesday night. Kobe Bryant led the way with 21 points and Earl Clark added 14 points and 12 rebounds. The Lake Show played short-handed as Dwight Clark sat this one out with his shoulder injury and Metta World Peace served his one game league imposed suspension. Pau Gasol had to leave in the fourth quarter when he heard a pop in the foot that has bothered him for two months. He’s scheduled for an MRI today.

Michigan survives Ohio State in overtime

Tim Hardaway Jr went for 23 points including a run of five straight three-pointers as No.3 Michigan avenged an earlier defeat at Ohio State with a 76-74 overtime win. The Buckeyes had won the front end of the home-and-home 56-53 back on January 13th. Hardaway starred on the defensive end as well tying up Ohio State’s Aaron Craft’s last final desperation drive to the basket.

Kentucky Derby Prep race …. The 2013 Withers

The road to the 2013 Kentucky Derby is in full swing with Graded Stake races for 3-year-olds taking place pretty much every weekend from now until mid-April. Last Saturday featured the Grade III Withers Stakes from Aqueduct. Two horses to keep an eye on in this race. The #2 horse and 3/5 favorite Revolutionary who overcomes and absolutely brutal trip to split horses late and win …. and the No.1A horse Fallon who almost takes a complete header coming out of the gate yet gets pulled to his feet by the jock, steadied, and races ultra-game before fading. SB3 will keep you up to date on happenings for the Run for the Roses. Don’t forget to check out the race books in our world class sponsors for up to the minutes deals and sign up bonuses.

MLB Hot Stove League News

The St Louis Cardinals will likely be without ace Chris Carpenter for 2013 because of on-going issues his neck, shoulder and arm. Whetehre this is the end of the line for the oft-injured 37-year old right-hander is unclear,

Free Play

(NCAAB) St Bonaventure +11.5 over Butler (Wednesday, February 6, 7:00 PM EST)

Free Pick record in February: 2-3