In a rain-delayed Daytona 500 on Monday, Ryan Newman's fiery crash opened the door for Denny Hamlin. Denny Hamlin walked away with the checkered flag. Newman did not walk away. But is now walking.
On Sunday, King James's NBA All-Star team came from behind in the All-Star Game's best fourth quarter in years, beating Giannis's Eastern-Stars 157-155 under the new "Kobe-Rules Format." This is the third straight Team LeBron win.
On the GridCard, rookie NostraThomas (49) hit both of these bets, in fact, all nine of his Second Game Confidence Picks--to record a Perfect 45, Mirror, Mirror--just missing the GridCard's first Perfect 50 when Creighton upset Marquette 73-65. NotraThomas (79) also earned the King Kong for winning the week.
Four other Gridders put up TallBoys: csmorgan71 (45), Zeke (44), KaitMac (42), and macs detail (43)--who took down the ProGrid Tour on the strength of the Iowa Hawkeyes' two wins on the week. Seven other players posted Qualifying Scores: summerman (39), Heart of a Hooligan (38), MMc (37), Dano (36), dkropf (34), BabyMac (33), and Jodyann (31).