The Sports Book
The Alliance of American Football is suspended operations eight games into its first season last week. Check out Page B6 of this week’s edition to read more about the quick end to the new football league.
The NCAA Men’s Basketball national championship game was set over the weekend and played after press time on Monday, with Virginia and Texas Tech going for the title this year. Check back next week to learn who won. (Sorry Auburn fans, not this year...)
Turn to Page B6 this week to learn more about how former Georgia QB Matthew Stafford’s wife is dealing with a brain tumor. We here at the Standard Journal offer our thoughts and prayers to their family.
Bret “Hitman” Hart of WWE fame was tackled by a fan during a Hall of Fame ceremony speech for the wrestling organization. Though he was not harmed during the incident, it marked the latest news ahead of the organization’s Wrestlemania event this past Sunday after a “Last Week Tonight with Jon Oliver” report on professional wrestling.
Augusta is about to get busy this week as the Masters golf tournament returns to Georgia. Check out Page B5 of this week’s edition to read more on who might have a shot at winning the premiere event of the PGA season.
Duke’s Zion Williamson was named The Associated Press Player of the Year, Friday, April 5, 2019. Check out more about the honor in this week’s edition on Page B4.