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Chet Holmgren To Decide Between 7 Schools On Monday

Chet Holmgren posting up a player during a high school game.

Chet Holmgren posting up a player during a high school game.

Minnehaha Academy center Chet Holmgren is the top recruit in the 2021 college basketball recruiting class, but only one team will get his college services.

According to ESPN’s Paul Biancardi, Holmgren is slated to make his college choice on Monday at noon EST. The seven schools he has on his list are Georgetown, Gonzaga, Memphis, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina and Ohio State.

247Sports gave Holmgren a perfect score in their composite player rating. He is the No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2021.

Back in January, 247Sports recruiting analyst Brandon Jenkins went so far as to draw a pro comparison between Holmgren and Laker megastar Anthony Davis. Between his length, blocking ability and versatility, he can do a lot more than the average center.

As for where Chet Holmgren expected to go, Gonzaga seems like the frontrunner

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The Monday After: The Big Ten needs to put Ohio State in its conference title game for its own good

Ohio State is a playoff team. It has been the entire season, even if an entire season in the Big Ten hasn’t felt like an entire season. While many people needed to see Ohio State smother Michigan State without several key starters and coaches to be convinced, I’ve felt this way for a while.

I don’t need to see Ohio State play a minimum of five games before I can decide if it’s better than other College Football Playoff contenders.

I’ve also been convinced that while plenty have debated about how many games the Buckeyes need to play this season to be selected for the playoff, that it’s never been a legitimate problem. As long as Ohio State didn’t have its season shut down by COVID-19, I’ve felt it will be one of the four teams chosen so long as it doesn’t lose one of the games it does play.

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Memes of sad Cowboys fans sum up Dallas’ Monday night performance

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Ryan Fitzpatrick is leading the happiest march to obsolescence in NFL history

The Dolphins quarterback is keeping the starter’s spot warm for Tua Tagovailoa in Miami. But like so much of his career, he is doing so with style and skillWhen Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa made his NFL debut during the final drive of Sunday’s 24-0 annihilation of the New York Jets, no one appeared happier than the man he will one day replace, Ryan Fitzpatrick. The 37-year-old led the sparse home crowd in an ovation with a grin so large it almost outdid his magnificent beard. And why not? Fitzpatrick knows this is his team only temporarily. He accepts and embraces it. But in the meantime, he’s balling. Fitzpatrick is seventh in the league in QBR and should remain in that territory after tossing three touchdowns against the Jets. (He also threw two interceptions, one

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ESPN Is Hosting A Special ‘SportsCenter’ On Monday

roger goodell speaks to nfl reporters
roger goodell speaks to nfl reporters

As professional sports leagues continue to work on returning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ESPN will be hosting a special edition of SportsCenter on Monday night.

SportsCenter Special: The Return of Sports will be a two-hour event, according to a press release from ESPN. Mike Greenberg will host the broadcast, which will feature the commissioners of the six major American pro sports leagues: Rob Manfred (MLB), Don Garber (MLS), Adam Silver (NBA), Roger Goodell (NFL), Gary Bettman (NHL) and Cathy Engelbert (WNBA).

Additionally, current athletes Calais Campbell, Damian Lillard, Patrick Kane, Brianna Turner and Alejandro Bedoya will be heard from, as well as MLB manager Joe Maddon.

The show will begin at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Greenberg will speak with each league commissioner about his/her sport and the approach to return. Topics will include the health and safety of players and workers, the economic

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