SCREAMIN’ FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – DECEMBER 31
By Leo Haggerty

DAYS OF CHRISTMAS FUTURE 

OK, I covered Christmas of the Past and of the Present.  Now, it’s time to predict the Days of Christmas Future.  Enjoy.

NFL
Pass interference is now a 10-yard penalty

NCAA
Targeting is now a 10 yard penalty and NO ejection.  The second targeting call in a game is a 10 yard penalty and an automatic ejection.

The College Football Playoff is now 8 teams with 50% of the revenue being put into a fund to pay collegiate athletes a stipend upon graduation.

Penn State has finally started to put player names on the back and the school name on the front of their football jerseys.

MLB
Both the American and the National Leagues are using the designated hitter.

NHL
Realignment with three United States Divisions and one strictly Canadian division.

NBA
Commission Lebron James announces the league will expand to four foreign franchises in Barcelona and Moscow plus Beijing along with Tokyo.