Apparently, that is what the city of Minneapolis looks like. I'll be heading there today to watch my Boston College Eagles face the number 1 seeded Villanova Wildcats. What is there to do in Minneapolis? I have no idea, they likely have bars, and I have tickets to a few basketball games to help me waste some time. I look forward to hitting on some Villanova girls and perhaps even better, some Florida girls. Georgetown, not so much. I'll be on a search all weekend to do a shot with Troy Bell, a Minnesota native, although part of me thinks he may be balling it up in Europe somewhere.
With Duke getting knocked out, I'd say that increases Villanova's chances of advancing. I'm predicting 'Nova will win 76-68.
Look for some phone camera pics throughout the weekend. Perhaps an update or two depending on the amount of beverages consumed and how on point Kang's game is all weekend. If your watching on television, look for a normal looking white BC fan next to a crazy looking Asian BC fan with his face painted.
Let's go Eagles.
SANDY, Utah -- Joao Plata scored his first goal of the season and Real Salt Lake beat the Union, 1-0, on Saturday night to snap Philadelphia's club-record winning streak at four games.
Plata tapped in his goal in the 36th minute after quickly exchanging short passes twice with Jefferson Savarino. Tony Beltran got the play started by saving the ball just before it went over the goal line.
The Union (4-5-5) had a chance to tie it in stoppage time, but goalie Nick Rimando blocked Haris Medunjanin's belt-high free kick and Salt Lake (4-8-2) cleared it after a scramble in front of the net.
Union goalkeeper Andre Blake made seven saves.
Howie Kendrick on Saturday night made his fourth rehab appearance in Triple A during Lehigh Valley's 13-1 rout of the Louisville Bats in Allentown.
Kendrick went 1 for 5 with a run scored and three strikeouts. He also grounded into a double play and left two runners in scoring position.
It was his second rehab game playing third base. He played third during his appearance in the IronPigs' 8-4 loss Thursday to the Indianapolis Indians. He was 0 for 1 in three plate appearances with a run scored and was hit by a pitch twice (see story).
The Phillies' plan for Kendrick was to have him play a minimum four games at Lehigh Valley. He played left field in two games and third base twice. Pete Mackanin said Wednesday that Kendrick would also get a game at first base but he hasn't gotten a game at first yet.
There is a chance Kendrick could be recalled Sunday before the Phillies’ series finale against the Cincinnati Reds depending on how he feels.
Kendrick has been sidelined since April 15 with an oblique strain. In 10 games before the injury, Kendrick went 13 for 39 (.333) with five extra-base hits and four walks while exclusively playing left field.