SportsWeek 3/6: Bubble Teams, New TSA Regulations, and Yale Football Captain Beau Palin ’14

If you see Donovan McNabb on a plane with his wife, when is it okay to go up and ask for a picture? We debate that burning question and more on this edition of SportsWeek. The lineup:


  • 0:50 — Who’s deserving of a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA (basketball) tournament? (7 minutes)
  • 8:30 — Bubble team discussion: St. Mary’s, Providence, Cincinnati, Illinois, and more. The discussion inevitably turns to the “soft bubble” and 2011 VCU. (12 minutes)
  • 20:30 — The fall of the Big East — but the new Catholic 7 is still going to be called the Big East, right? We’re confused. (5 minutes)
  • 27:45 — You can now carry on two — only two — golf clubs on an airplane. What clubs would Sam choose? (2 minutes)
  • 29:45 — Sam saw Donovan McNabb on a plane. Did he get a picture, or did he leave him alone? What’s the right thing to do? We discuss. (4 minutes)
  • 34:30 — A few minutes with new Yale football captain Beau Palin ’14 (3 minutes)
  • 37:30 — Boola Boola: Takeaways from the football spring luncheon and the end of the basketball regular season (10 minutes)
  • 48:00 — Highlights from the Yale men’s hockey OT win against Colgate (2 minutes)
  • 50:00 — ECAC Tournament preview before Yale begins play next week (4 minutes)


Podcast player is posted below. We’re headed off campus for spring break — SportsWeek will return on March 27 with men’s hockey playoff coverage and more.


Sam got a picture with Donovan McNabb last week. Or did he?