2015 NBA Draft Redo

Photo Credit: sportingnews.com Example: Pick No. Team: Player, Position (Real Draft Spot) Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns, C (1) Los Angeles Lakers: Kristaps Porzingis, PF (4) Philadelphia 76ers: Jahlil Okafor, C (3) New York Knicks: Myles Turner, PF (11) Orlando Magic: D’Angelo Russell, PG (2) Sacramento Kings: Emmanuel Mudiay, PG (7) Denver Nuggets: Devin Booker, SG (13) Detroit Pistons: Willie Cauley-Stein, C (6) Charlotte Hornets: Frank Kaminsky, C (9) Miami Heat: … Continue reading 2015 NBA Draft Redo

Kelly Olynyk to Undergo Surgery?

Photo Credit: USA Today To start off the postseason, Kelly Olynyk didn’t have the best of luck. He reaggravated his right shoulder in game 1 versus the Atlanta Hawks. Danny Ainge, the Boston Celtics president of operations said this on the topic: “Kelly is deciding what to do with our medical staff and with the opinions he has received.” With Olynyk having right shoulder issues lingering in the … Continue reading Kelly Olynyk to Undergo Surgery?

Comparing Eli Apple and Vernon Hargreaves III

Photo Credit: anniemayhem.com The New York Giants had the 10th pick in the NFL draft. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the 9th pick until they traded back to the 11th pick. The Giants had two options at cornerback, since all of the Offensive Tackles they wanted were taken. There was Eli Apple (Ohio State), who was a predicted day 2 draft pick ( rounds 2 … Continue reading Comparing Eli Apple and Vernon Hargreaves III

NBA Mock Draft 3.0

Photo Credit: sportingnews.com Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons, SF Los Angeles Lakers: Brandon Ingram, PF Boston Celtics: Dragan Bender, PF Phoenix Suns: Buddy Hield, SG Minnesota Timberwolves: Jamal Murray, PG New Orleans Pelicans: Kris Dunn, PG Denver Nuggets: Jaylen Brown, SF Sacramento Kings: Damontas Sabonis, PF Toronto Raptors: Jakob Poeltl, C Milwaukee Bucks: Skal Labissiere, PF Orlando Magic: Henry Ellenson, PF Utah Jazz: Furkan Korkmaz, SG Phoenix Suns: Deyonta Davis, … Continue reading NBA Mock Draft 3.0

Jenkins to Return to Villanova

Photo Credit: larrybrownsports.com Villanova Wildcats forward Kris Jenkins will withdraw from the 2016 NBA Draft process and return to Villanova for his senior season. The 6’6″ 240-pound Jenkins averaged 13.6 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 0.4 blocks, and 0.8 steals per game during his junior season as a Wildcat. He shot 45.9% from the field and 38.6% from 3-point range. His career highs in the above stats were all recorded in the 2015-16 … Continue reading Jenkins to Return to Villanova

Beachem to Return to Notre Dame

Photo Credit: wane.com Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward VJ Beachem will withdraw from the 2016 NBA Draft process and return to Notre Dame for his senior season. The 6’8″ 200-pound Beachem averaged 12.0 points, 3.9 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.8 blocks, and 0.8 steals per game during his junior season as a Fighting Irishman. He shot 47.6% from the field and 44.4% from 3-point range. His career highs in the above stats were all … Continue reading Beachem to Return to Notre Dame

Post-NFL Draft NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: prideofdetroit.com Note: This is just based on my predictions for each team’s record. I did not go through each and every game and predict it like I did a few weeks ago, although I plan on doing that again at a later date. AFC: Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4) Oakland Raiders (11-5) New England Patriots (11-5) Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6) Cincinnati Bengals (12-4) Denver Broncos (11-5) … Continue reading Post-NFL Draft NFL Playoff Predictions

Post-NFL Draft NFL Power Rankings

Photo Credit: balleralert.com Green Bay Packers Carolina Panthers Arizona Cardinals New England Patriots Pittsburgh Steelers Minnesota Vikings Seattle Seahawks Cincinnati Bengals Denver Broncos Oakland Raiders Kansas City Chiefs Washington Redskins Jacksonville Jaguars Houston Texans New York Giants Buffalo Bills Indianapolis Colts New York Jets Dallas Cowboys Tampa Bay Buccaneers Atlanta Falcons Los Angeles Rams Baltimore Ravens Miami Dolphins Detroit Lions Chicago Bears Philadelphia Eagles New … Continue reading Post-NFL Draft NFL Power Rankings

Meeks to Return to North Carolina

Photo Credit: cbssports.com North Carolina Tar Heels forward Kennedy Meeks will withdraw from the 2016 NBA Draft process and return to North Carolina for his senior season. The 6’9″ 265-pound Meeks averaged 9.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.0 block, and 0.8 steals per game during his junior season as a Tar Heel. He shot 54.8% from the field. His career highs are 11.4 points … Continue reading Meeks to Return to North Carolina

Indycar Tests at Texas

Photo Credit: star-telegram.com Fifteen Verizon Indycar Series drivers took to the high banks of Texas on May 3rd to test at the 1.455-mile Texas Motor Speedway oval in Fort Worth, Texas. These 15 drivers represented the Chip Ganassi Racing (4 drivers), Andretti Autosport (4 drivers), Penske Racing (4 drivers), Ed Carpenter Racing (2 drivers), and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (1 driver) teams. This year’s Firestone 600 … Continue reading Indycar Tests at Texas

Indycar Exploring Options to Replace Boston Race

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com Verizon Indycar Series president and CEO Mark Miles is exploring options to add a replacement race to this year’s schedule after the September 4th running of the Inaugural Boston Grand Prix was called off a week ago. He noted that if a replacement deal can be reached and a venue is added, it would probably not be a street race. The main … Continue reading Indycar Exploring Options to Replace Boston Race

Sun Belt Conference Predictions

Photo Credit: sportslogos.net The Sun Belt is one of the easiest conferences to play against in the FBS, but teams in the conference are definitely capable of pulling off an upset, and there are some great teams in the Sun Belt conference. Bowl games are not included for the 2016 predictions. Appalachian State: 2015 record: 11-2   2016 prediction: 9-3 Arkansas State: 2015 record: 9-4   2016 … Continue reading Sun Belt Conference Predictions

Cowboys Pick Former Basketball Player

Photo Credit: cbssports.com The most interesting pick by the Cowboys this year was neither Ezekiel Elliott or Jaylon Smith, instead it was former Baylor basketball player Rico Gathers. Gathers hasn’t played football since he was thirteen years old. He played wide receiver and was very good. He is about 6 feet 7 inches tall and weighs at about 280 pounds, so he definitely has the size … Continue reading Cowboys Pick Former Basketball Player