Kershaw Placed on 15-Day Disabled List

Photo Credit: askthebookie.com The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed 3-time National League Cy Young award winner and former National League MVP starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day disabled list after receiving an epidural shot in his ailing lower back. In the mean time, the Dodgers have traded pitchers Phillip Pfeiffer and Caleb Dirks to the Atlanta Braves for starting pitcher Bud Norris to help out their depleted pitching staff. … Continue reading Kershaw Placed on 15-Day Disabled List

McClain Suspended for 10 Games

Photo Credit: insidethestar.com Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension will last for the duration of the first 10 games of this upcoming 2016 NFL season. McClain, 26, is coming off of a season in which he played in 11 games, had 80 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 interception, which he returned … Continue reading McClain Suspended for 10 Games

Manziel Suspended for 4 Games

Photo Credit: libertycitys.com Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, who is currently not a member of an NFL team, has been suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension will last for 4 games. Manziel, 23, is coming off of his 2nd season in the NFL during which he had 1,500 passing yards, 7 passing touchdowns, and 5 interceptions in just 9 … Continue reading Manziel Suspended for 4 Games

Sheldon Richardson Suspended for 1 Game

Photo Credit: http://www.foxsports.com New York Jets star defensive end Sheldon Richardson has reportedly been suspended for the first game of the 2016 NFL regular season. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com and NFL Network, Richardson is accused of violating the league’s personal conduct policy. This suspension may have just decreased the Jets’ chances of winning their Week 1 contest. New York will be hosting the … Continue reading Sheldon Richardson Suspended for 1 Game

June 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS June 30th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. These power rankings are based on record, run differential, streaks, and record over the past 10 games. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily … Continue reading June 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Stamkos Re-Signs with Lightning

Photo Credit: torontosun.com The Steven Stamkos sweepstakes have officially come to an end. The 26-year-old 8-year center, who has spent each of his 8 seasons in the NHL with the Tampa Bay Lightning, has agreed with the Lightning on an 8-year $68 million contract, meaning he will make an average of $8.5 million with the Lightning over the next 8 seasons. This new deal means … Continue reading Stamkos Re-Signs with Lightning

Why the Pacers Should Go After Jeremy Lin in Free Agency

Photo Credit: CBS Sports Point guard Jeremy Lin, who played for the Charlotte Hornets this past season, is going into free agency.  In my opinion, the Indiana Pacers should target him free agency. He would be a great pick up for their team. He would be a great backup point guard for their new starting point guard, Jeff Teague. Teague, the former Atlanta Hawks point guard … Continue reading Why the Pacers Should Go After Jeremy Lin in Free Agency

Oilers-Devils Trade

Photo Credit: thecomeback.com The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Adam Larsson. Hall, 24, is coming off of a season in which he had 26 goals and 39 assists for a total of 65 points. He has totaled 132 goals and 196 assists for a total of 328 points over his entire 6-year career in the NHL thus far, all with … Continue reading Oilers-Devils Trade

Andrew Luck Becomes the Highest Paid Player in the NFL

Photo Credit : kangaroopunches.com After what was most definitely the worst season of Andrew Luck’s career, many have lost faith in Luck. But Indianapolis most certainly hasn’t. They’ve just signed Luck through the 2021 season, making him the highest paid player in NFL history. The 6-year $140 million contract is worth about $23.3 million a year with $87 million fully guaranteed, both the highest in … Continue reading Andrew Luck Becomes the Highest Paid Player in the NFL

UEFA Euro Cup 2016: Round of 16 Results and Quarterfinals Schedule

Photo Credit: UEFA   Round of 16 Results Poland over Switzerland, 5-4, Saturday, June 25th Portugal over Croatia, 1-0, Saturday, June 25th Wales over North Ireland, 1-0, Saturday, June 25th Belgium over Hungary, 4-0, Sunday, June 26th Germany over Slovakia, 3-0, Sunday, June 26th France over Ireland, 2-1, Sunday, June 26th Italy over Spain, 2-0, Monday, June 27th Iceland over England, 2-1, Monday, June 27th … Continue reading UEFA Euro Cup 2016: Round of 16 Results and Quarterfinals Schedule

Another Night, Another Historical Feat by the Cubs

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report If Monday night’s historic game by Kris Bryant wasn’t enough to keep you happy, then you tuned in yesterday with high expectations. Surprisingly, to many, expectations may have been shattered. It was a long 15-inning game. It had just about everything one could want in a baseball game. It was slow at times for those who enjoy the offense, but it had just enough … Continue reading Another Night, Another Historical Feat by the Cubs

June 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS June 29th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very … Continue reading June 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Would Adding Kevin Durant Actually Benefit the Golden State Warriors?

Photo Credit: totalprosports.com One of the few teams Kevin Durant, the consensus number 1 free agent for this upcoming free agency period, has narrowed down his options to in terms of where he may sign in the upcoming free agency period is the Golden State Warriors team, a team that won the 2015 NBA championship, won an all-time record 73 games in the 2015-2016 season, won … Continue reading Would Adding Kevin Durant Actually Benefit the Golden State Warriors?

“Prix-Viewing” the Iowa Corn Indy 300

Photo Credit: FOX Sports The 10th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign takes us to Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa on Sunday, July 10th. The indycars will race 300 laps around the 4-turn 0.875-mile D-shaped oval. Simon Pagenaud leads the Indycar points championship after finishing in 2nd place in both the 1st and 2nd races of this season in St. Petersburg and Phoenix as … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the Iowa Corn Indy 300

Seahawks Re-Sign Doug Baldwin to 4-Year Extention

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Doug Baldwin reportedly agreed to a 4-year deal that is worth $46 million, along with $24.25 million guaranteed. Baldwin is coming off of a career year in 2015, having registered career highs in receptions (78), yards (1,049), and touchdowns (14). Although it wasn’t until week 12 of last season when he truly began to explode, he … Continue reading Seahawks Re-Sign Doug Baldwin to 4-Year Extention

Kris Bryant Makes History in Win Against Reds

Photo Credit: CBS Sports The Chicago Cubs entered this week looking very un-Cub like. After being swept by the hated St. Louis Cardinals, the Northsiders came up short in the following series against the Marlins. They had lost 6 of their last 7 games, and as the woes continued, many of the die-hard fans began to worry; talks of billy goats and Bartman filled the calls on local radio … Continue reading Kris Bryant Makes History in Win Against Reds

Buddy Ryan Dies

Photo Credit: chicago.sbnation.com James David “Buddy” Ryan, the outspoken 26-year NFL coach who was the defensive guru in charge of the 1985 Chicago Bears’ defense, which, to this day, is still one of the most respected and one of the if not the greatest defense of all time, has passed away. He is most known for being the coordinator of that 1985 Chicago Bears’ defense, and it … Continue reading Buddy Ryan Dies

Pat Summitt Dies

Photo Credit: careercoachjen.com The legendary and perhaps most iconic NCAA women’s basketball coach in history, Pat Summitt, has passed away. Summitt, who coached the Tennessee Lady Vols from 1974 through 2012, was the winningest coach in NCAA Division I women’s basketball history with a record of 1,098-248. She led her teams to 8 NCAA Division I women’s basketball championships, 16 SEC championships, and 16 SEC tournament championships. … Continue reading Pat Summitt Dies

NBA Draft Grades (Picks 16-30)

Photo Credit: anchorofgold.com Example: Pick Number. Team. Position Player Name, School/Country. Grade. Description. 16. Boston Celtics: PF Guerschon Yabusele, France. C. In my opinion, Yabusele was one of the better international prospects in the draft, but the Celtics may have been able to take him with one of their later picks. 17. Memphis Grizzlies: SG Wade Baldwin IV, Vanderbilt. B. Baldwin was maybe the best player … Continue reading NBA Draft Grades (Picks 16-30)

NBA Draft Grades (Picks 1-15)

Photo Credit: http://www.thebiglead.com Example: Pick Number. Team. Position Player Name, School/Country. Grade. Description. 1. Philadelphia 76ers: PF Ben Simmons, LSU. A+. Simmons is definitely the best prospect this year and has the most potential to be a future All Star in the NBA. 2. Los Angeles Lakers: SF Brandon Ingram, Duke. A. Ingram is a great shooter and will be a great player, but he … Continue reading NBA Draft Grades (Picks 1-15)

Predicting the Top Breakout Players for 2016 (Part 1)

Photo Credit: http://www.seahawks.com We all know who the superstars of the NFL are, but it’s also great that we recognize players who we think are underrated or could be potential breakout players. These players here are who I think will have a breakout season in 2016: Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks: A young wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks who was a promising rookie in … Continue reading Predicting the Top Breakout Players for 2016 (Part 1)

June 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS June 28th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very … Continue reading June 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

NFL Teams Most Likely to Earn Their First Title

Photo Credit : usatoday.com 13 NFL teams have yet to win a Super Bowl title. Some more so than others have a better chance of winning their first. So here are my rankings for teams with the best chance of holding the Lombardi trophy for the first time. 1. Arizona Cardinals  The Cardinals are one of the best overall teams in the NFL. Both offensively and … Continue reading NFL Teams Most Likely to Earn Their First Title

NBA Head-to-Head Duels; Who’s the Best Overall Player?

Photo Credit: genius.com A couple of weeks ago, I published a math-based article about who the best overall player in the NBA is. You can see that article HERE. This article determines the same thing using a different method. Instead of matching up each of the 15 players I had listed all together at once, this method puts each player up individually against each of … Continue reading NBA Head-to-Head Duels; Who’s the Best Overall Player?

Fan Vote: Who is the Most Underrated QB in NFL?

Photo Credit : cowboys.com Here are the results for the fan vote of “Who is the most underrated QB in the NFL?” Tony Romo: 25% Tyrod Taylor: 16.7% Eli Manning: 8.3% Alex Smith: 8.3% Philip Rivers: 8.3% Matthew Stafford: 4.2% Jameis Winston: 4.2% Drew Brees: 4.2% Carson Palmer: 4.2% Ryan Fitzpatrick: 4.2% Joe Flacco: 4.2% Andy Dalton: 4.2% Matt Ryan: 4.2% So Romo took this vote. Here are my rankings of the players voted for. 1. Drew Brees  … Continue reading Fan Vote: Who is the Most Underrated QB in NFL?

Top 35 Worst Heartbreaks in Sports Since 2006

Photo Credit: saturdayblitz.com With the recent caving-in of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, here is a list of some of the worst heartbreaks in sports since 2006. As hard as watching heartbreaking endings in sports feels, especially when it happens to your favorite team or your favorite athlete, sports would be dull without the excitement and uncertainty of what happens next and how … Continue reading Top 35 Worst Heartbreaks in Sports Since 2006

June 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS June 27th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very … Continue reading June 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

2016 NBA Draft Grades: Winners and Losers

Photo Credit: oregonlive.com “Winning” and “losing” a draft ultimately comes down to a combination of what teams I think will improve the most and the least in terms of overall competitiveness with the rest of the league, and what each team needed to sacrifice to make or fail to make those improvements.   Big Winner: Memphis Grizzlies (A): There are so many teams that appear … Continue reading 2016 NBA Draft Grades: Winners and Losers

Power Wins at Road America for 2nd Straight Series Win

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske Racing’s Will Power, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, took the checkered flag at the Verizon IndyCar Series race after 50 circuits around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. He won the race by .7429 seconds ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan, who also drives a Chevrolet-powered car. Power also won the latest IndyCar race (not … Continue reading Power Wins at Road America for 2nd Straight Series Win

June 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS June 26th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very … Continue reading June 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Mets Sign Reyes to Minor League Deal

Photo Credit: m.mlb.com Shortstop Jose Reyes has been signed by the New York Mets to a minor league deal following a 51-game suspension without pay following a domestic violence investigation. The investigation was in regards to an argument with his wife that turned physical in Hawaii back on Halloween of 2015. The 33-year old has not played in an MLB game at all yet this … Continue reading Mets Sign Reyes to Minor League Deal

Harrison Barnes to Play for Team USA in Rio Olympics

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com According to Adrian Wojnarowski of “The Vertical”, Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes has been offered an invitation to play for team USA in the Olympics in Rio, Brazil. As the title states, Barnes did accept the invite and will play for the USA basketball team this summer. After playing four seasons with Golden State, Barnes is entering the NBA offseason as … Continue reading Harrison Barnes to Play for Team USA in Rio Olympics

Power Takes Pole for Road America Race

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske Racing’s Will Power, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the time charts in qualifying for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with a lap time of 102.210 seconds, and will roll off on pole for tomorrow’s race. Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Simon Pagenaud, and Helio Castroneves … Continue reading Power Takes Pole for Road America Race

Paul Manziel on His Son: “I Hope He Goes to Jail”

Photo Credit : bleacherreport.com It’s no hiding that quarterback Johnny Manziel needs help. Once a college star who was predicted by some to be the next big thing in the NFL, Manziel has lost the respect and trust of his fans, teammates, and now even his family. Manziel’s father, Paul Manziel, was interviewed over the phone on Friday. “He’s a druggie. It’s not a secret … Continue reading Paul Manziel on His Son: “I Hope He Goes to Jail”

Kanaan Tops 3rd Road America Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the time charts in the 3rd practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with a lap time of 102.6580 seconds. The fastest driver of a Honda-powered car was Ryan Hunter-Reay, who was 6th fastest on … Continue reading Kanaan Tops 3rd Road America Practice

Pittsburgh Penguins-New Jersey Devils Trade

Photo Credit: penguins.nhl.com The Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins have traded Beau Bennett to the New Jersey Devils for the 77th overall pick in this years draft. Beau Bennett is entering his 5th year in the NHL. Last season, Bennett scored 6 goals and tallied 6 assists for a total of 12 points. He only played in 33 games this season. All throughout his career, Bennett has been facing injuries. He as a total … Continue reading Pittsburgh Penguins-New Jersey Devils Trade

Florida Panthers-Buffalo Sabres Trade

Photo Credit: FOX Sports The Florida Panthers have traded defensemen Dmitri Kulikov and the 33rd pick in this year’s draft for Buffalo Sabres defensemen Mark Pysyk, the 38th pick, and the 89th pick. Kulikov is entering his 8th season in the league (all 7 years with the Panthers). Kulikov had only a total of 1 goal and 16 assists (17 points) this past year in 74 … Continue reading Florida Panthers-Buffalo Sabres Trade

June 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS June 25th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one another, … Continue reading June 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

NHL Draft Day Round 1 Recap: The Picks and the Trades

Photo courtesy of the NHL twitter (@NHL) 1st Overall: Toronto Maple Leafs draft American Centre (C) Auston Matthews 6’2″, 216 lbs          Played in the Swiss Elite League for ZSC Lions 2nd Overall: Winnipeg Jets draft Finnish Right Winger (RW) Patrik Laine 6’3″, 201 lbs          Played in the Finnish Elite League (Liiga) for Tappara Tampere 3rd Overall: Columbus … Continue reading NHL Draft Day Round 1 Recap: The Picks and the Trades

Some Potential Las Vegas NHL Team Names

Photo courtesy of t-mobilearena.com After the NHL confirmed that Las Vegas will have a team for the 2017-2018 NHL season, speculation on the team name has heated up. In this article, I’ll cover some possible team names and colours for the Las Vegas team, acknowledging that the NHL has told Bill Foley, the owner of the team, not to include any name that relates to … Continue reading Some Potential Las Vegas NHL Team Names

Rahal Tops 2nd Road America Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the time charts in the 2nd practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with a lap time of 103.0224 seconds. The fastest driver of a Chevrolet-powered car was Will Power, who was 2nd fastest … Continue reading Rahal Tops 2nd Road America Practice

Pagenaud Tops 1st Road America Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the time charts in the 1st practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America natural terrain road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with a lap time of 103.480 seconds. Pagenaud leads the championship standings by 80 points over Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon. The fastest … Continue reading Pagenaud Tops 1st Road America Practice

June 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS June 24th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one … Continue reading June 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

2016 NBA Draft: Player Additions & Rights Owned

Photo Credit: sportsday.dallasnews.com This list shows the teams who own the rights to each of the 60 drafted players, which may not necessarily be the teams who picked each of the players in the draft.   NOTE: This list includes only the 60 players that were drafted in the 2016 NBA Draft on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016.    Atlanta Hawks Taurean Waller-Prince, SF, Baylor (12th overall pick … Continue reading 2016 NBA Draft: Player Additions & Rights Owned

Thunder Trade Ibaka to Magic for Oladipo, Ilyasova, and Sabonis

Photo Credit: thunder.clutchpoints.com The Oklahoma City Thunder have agree to send power forward Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic for shooting guard Victor Oladipo, power forward Ersan Ilyasova, and power forward Domantas Sabonis, who was just selected by the Magic with the 11th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. The Thunder are without a draft pick in this year’s draft, while the Magic are … Continue reading Thunder Trade Ibaka to Magic for Oladipo, Ilyasova, and Sabonis

Kings Agree to Trade Belinelli to Hornets for 22nd Overall Pick

Photo Credit: sacbee.com The Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade shooting guard Marco Belinelli to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for the 22nd overall pick in tonight’s NBA Draft. This trade leaves the Hornets without any selections in this year’s draft, and it gives the Kings a 3rd selection, and a 2nd selection in the 1st round. The Kings now have the 8th and 22nd … Continue reading Kings Agree to Trade Belinelli to Hornets for 22nd Overall Pick

Final 2-Round 2016 NBA Mock Draft

Photo Credit: 300lbsofsportsknowledge.com, credit to mynbadraft.com for the top team needs.   DRAFT DAY, Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 NBA MOCK DRAFT 16.0   Philadelphia 76ers: Team Needs: SG, SF, PG Pick:  Ben Simmons, SF/PF, Louisiana State Los Angeles Lakers: Team Needs: SF, C Pick:  Brandon Ingram, SF, Duke Boston Celtics (from Brooklyn Nets): Team Needs: C, PF, SG Pick: Buddy Hield, SG, Oklahoma Phoenix Suns: Team Needs: PF, SF, C Pick:   Dragan … Continue reading Final 2-Round 2016 NBA Mock Draft

What Every NHL Team Should Do at the Draft (Part 3 of 3)

Photos courtesy of: novacapsfans.com and cbssports.com Here’s the last quick little look at what each NHL team should be planning to do on Draft Day on June 24th and 25th, 2016. Here are the last 10 teams: (draft picks indicate how many draft picks and what round) Ottawa Senators Draft Picks: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th The Senators are a really tricky team. With players … Continue reading What Every NHL Team Should Do at the Draft (Part 3 of 3)

Newgarden Cleared to Practice at Road America

Photo Credit: indycar.com Josef Newgarden, after a terrifying wreck on Sunday, June 12th, has just defied the odds and been cleared to practice on Friday for this Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. He will be re-evaluated following the practice sessions, when it will then be determined if he will be able to continue on with qualifying and the race itself. … Continue reading Newgarden Cleared to Practice at Road America

Florida Panthers-Colorado Avalanche Trade

Photo Credit: bsndenver.com The Florida Panthers have traded forward Rocco Grimaldi to the Colorado Avalanche for backup goalie Reto Berra. Grimaldi will most likely play 3rd or 4th line with the Avalanche, while Berra will be Roberto Luongo’s backup. In Grimaldi’s 2 year career, he has appeared in 27 games and has a total of 6 points (4 goals and 2 assists). If Grimaldi, who was drafted … Continue reading Florida Panthers-Colorado Avalanche Trade

Pacers Acquire Thaddeus Young from Nets

Photo Credit: mavsmoneyball.com The Indiana Pacers have traded for power forward Thaddeus Young from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for tonight’s 20th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft and a future 2nd round pick. Young, 28, will be entering his 10th season in the NBA this upcoming 2016-2017 season. The Nets are rebuilding after a disappointing 21-61 season, while the Pacers are making moves … Continue reading Pacers Acquire Thaddeus Young from Nets

Bulls-Knicks Trade Analysis

Photo Credit: redsarmy.com Phil Jackson, general manager of the New York Knicks, has done it again, trading for 2011 NBA MVP point guard Derrick Rose.  This move required the Knicks to get rid of center Robin Lopez, point guard Jose Calderon, and point guard Jerian Grant.  Additionally, the Knicks received shooting guard Justin Holiday and a 2017 2nd round pick.  This trade with the Chicago Bulls has strengthened New … Continue reading Bulls-Knicks Trade Analysis

“Prix-Viewing” the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America

Photo Credit: motorsports.nbcsports.com The 9th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign takes us to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on Sunday, June 26th for the 1st time since 2007. The indycars will race 50 laps around the 14-turn 4.048-mile natural terrain road course. Simon Pagenaud leads the Indycar points championship after finishing in 2nd place in both the 1st and 2nd races of this … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America

Ryan Fitzpatrick Holdout Continues

Photo Credit: http://www.usatoday.com The New York Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick have yet to come to a contract agreement which is bad news for Jets fans. Fitzpatrick has made it clear that he wants to play for the Jets this season and the Jets also want him. Fitzpatrick and wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker developed a great relationship over the course of the … Continue reading Ryan Fitzpatrick Holdout Continues

NBA 2-Round Mock Draft 15.0

Photo Credit: 300lbsofsportsknowledge.com, credit to mynbadraft.com for the top team needs.   DRAFT DAY, Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 NBA MOCK DRAFT 15.0   Philadelphia 76ers: Team Needs: SG, SF, PG Pick:  Ben Simmons, SF/PF, Louisiana State Los Angeles Lakers: Team Needs: SF, C Pick:  Brandon Ingram, SF, Duke Boston Celtics (from Brooklyn Nets): Team Needs: C, PF, SG Pick:  Dragan Bender, PF, Bosnia Phoenix Suns: Team Needs: PF, SF, C Pick:  Marquese … Continue reading NBA 2-Round Mock Draft 15.0

June 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS  June 23rd, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one another, so … Continue reading June 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

NFL Statistic Leaders Predictions: Defense

Photo Credit : cbssports.com This article will show my rankings for players most likely to lead the league in defensive statistics.   Tackles: 5. LaVonte David 4. D’Qwell Jackson 3. Navorro Bowman  2. Von Miller  1. Khalil Mack   Interceptions: 5. Josh Norman 4. Tyrann Mathieu  3. Marcus Peters 2. Patrick Peterson 1. Chris Harris    Sacks: 5. Chandler Jones 4. Aaron Donald  3. Khalil … Continue reading NFL Statistic Leaders Predictions: Defense

Top 5 Fantasy QB-WR Combinations

Photo Credit: oak.247sports.com Football is right around the corner and when there is football, there is fantasy football. Every good fantasy football team needs a great starting QBs and WRs, like in the NFL. Here are my top 5 fantasy QB-WR combos to make your team successful. 5.) Ben Roethlisberger-Antonio Brown: If Roethlisberger can stay healthy and play all year long, he will be a great fantasy … Continue reading Top 5 Fantasy QB-WR Combinations

First Round NBA Mock Draft 2.0

Photo Credit: http://www.thebiglead.com 1. Philadelphia 76ers: PF Ben Simmons, Louisiana State 2. Los Angeles Lakers: SF Brandon Ingram, Duke 3. Boston Celtics: SG Buddy Hield, Oklahoma 4. Phoenix Suns: C Dragan Bender, Croatia 5. Minnesota Timberwolves: PG Kris Dunn, Providence 6. New Orleans Pelicans: SG Jamal Murray, Kentucky 7. Denver Nuggets: PF Marquese Chriss, Washington 8. Sacramento Kings: SF Jaylen Brown, California 9. Toronto Raptors: … Continue reading First Round NBA Mock Draft 2.0

NFL Statistic Leaders Predictions: Offense

Photo Credit : sportingnews.com In this article, I’ll be going over my list of players most likely to lead the NFL in statistics offensively.   Passing Yards: 5. Cam Newton  4. Andrew Luck  3. Carson Palmer  2. Ben Roethlisberger  1. Aaron Rodgers    Rushing Yards: 5. David Johnson 4. Ezekiel Elliott  3. Le’Veon Bell  2. Todd Gurley  1. Adrian Peterson    Receiving Yards:  5. DeAndre … Continue reading NFL Statistic Leaders Predictions: Offense

Bulls Ship Rose to Knicks

Photo Credit: Return of Kings The Chicago Bulls have shipped former MVP point guard Derrick Rose, reserve guard Justin Holiday, and a 2nd round pick in 2017 to the New York Knicks for center Robin Lopez, and point guards Jerian Grant and Jose Calderon. The Bulls and Knicks are both in rebuilding stage after disappointing 2015-2016 seasons. The Knicks have had 3 consecutive disappointing seasons … Continue reading Bulls Ship Rose to Knicks

Pacers Acquire Jeff Teague in Three-Team Trade

Photo Credit: http://www.cbssports.com The Atlanta Hawks have just made things interesting by trading away point guard Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers, who sent George Hill packing his bags and moving from the Pacers to the Utah Jazz. This trade also includes Utah’s No. 12 overall draft selection heading to Atlanta. All of this has been first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of “The Vertical.” It has … Continue reading Pacers Acquire Jeff Teague in Three-Team Trade

June 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com June 22nd, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one another, so it is hard not to shuffle them … Continue reading June 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

The Remaining Euro Matches of Group Day

Photo Credit: UEFA Ukraine versus Poland, Tuesday, June 21st @ 12:00 PM ET Northern Ireland versus Germany, Tuesday, June 21st @ 12:00 PM ET Czech Republic versus Turkey, Tuesday, June 21st @ 3:00 PM ET Croatia versus Spain, Tuesday, June 21st @ 3:00 PM ET Iceland versus Austira, Wednesday, June 22nd @ 12:00 PM ET Hungary versus Portugal, Wednesday, June 22nd @ 12:00 PM ET … Continue reading The Remaining Euro Matches of Group Day

June 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com June 21st, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one another, so it is hard not to shuffle them … Continue reading June 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Frederik Andersen for 2 Draft Picks

Image courtesy of cp24.com Today, June 20th, 2016, the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired 26-year-old goaltender Frederik Andersen from the Anaheim Ducks for a 1st round pick in 2016 (from Pittsburgh, 30th overall) and a 2nd round pick in 2017. Andersen was set to be a restricted free agent this offseason. The Leafs have already signed Andersen to a 5 year deal with a cap hit … Continue reading Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Frederik Andersen for 2 Draft Picks

Florida Panthers Acquire Rights for Keith Yandle

Photo Credit: nyrangersblog.com The Florida Panthers have acquired the rights to negotiate for New York Rangers’ defenceman Keith Yandle. Keith Yandle will become a free agent on July 1st. He is one of the most well-rounded defenseman in the NHL. If Keith Yandle does sign with the Florida Panthers, the New York Rangers will receive a 6th round pick and a conditional 4th round pick in 2017.  … Continue reading Florida Panthers Acquire Rights for Keith Yandle

June 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS HERE: June 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends June 20th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at … Continue reading June 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 19th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS HERE: June 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends June 19th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at … Continue reading June 19th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Le’Veon Bell Using Adrian Peterson’s Comeback as an Inspiration

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com Pittsburgh Steelers’ star running back Le’Veon Bell has just recently finished mini-camp with his team while quickly recovering from his MCL tear that he suffered in the middle of last season. According to Bell, he is using Minnesota Vikings’ future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson’s comeback from the 2012 season as big-time motivation as we head closer and closer to … Continue reading Le’Veon Bell Using Adrian Peterson’s Comeback as an Inspiration

Cavaliers-Warriors Game 7

Photo Credit: NBA Lead.com With LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on the verge of coming all the way back from being down 3 games to 1, they have the Golden State Warriors second-guessing their entire approach to containing Cleveland’s offense.  Golden State, being the home team for Game 7, are still the favorite to win- but not by much. After a dominating victory by … Continue reading Cavaliers-Warriors Game 7

June 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com June 18th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one another, so it is hard not to shuffle them … Continue reading June 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Bautista Placed on Disabled List

Photo Credit: cbc.ca Toronto Blue Jays’ right fielder Jose Bautista was placed on the 15-day disabled list after a collision on Thursday in which he came together with the outfield wall and sprained his left big toe. Bautista will receive tests to determine the severity of the injury, which will, in turn, determine the length of time during which he will remain on the disabled … Continue reading Bautista Placed on Disabled List

Jared Goff Not Ready to Start Week 1

Photo Credit: http://www.usatoday.com The Los Angeles Rams gave up a lot to take quarterback Jared Goff from California with the first overall pick in the draft. But as of now, the rookie quarterback is not their starter. Head coach eff Fisher has said that Case Keenum is the Rams’ starter for now, and that he will be receiving first team reps. Fisher has said that … Continue reading Jared Goff Not Ready to Start Week 1

June 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS AND TRENDS HERE: June 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends June 17th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at … Continue reading June 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS AND TRENDS: June 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends June 16th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing … Continue reading June 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Ichiro Breaks Professional Baseball Hits Record

Photo Credit: Sporting News Miami Marlins’ outfielder Ichiro Suzuki broke the all-time professional baseball hits record with his 4,257th base hit Wednesday on the road against the San Diego Padres. Ichiro, 42, surpassed Pete Rose’s mark of 4,256 career hits. However, many people, including Pete Rose himself, will not consider Ichiro the real hit king due to the fact that 1,278 of his hits came … Continue reading Ichiro Breaks Professional Baseball Hits Record

Brandon Marshall Signs Extension With Broncos

Photo Credit: fakepigskin.com Though they still haven’t managed to ink their number 1 defender, Von Miller, the Broncos did recently extend the contract of linebacker Brandon Marshall. The 4-year extension is worth $32 million with $20 million in guarantees. “I will earn every penny,” said Marshall after the signing. In the past 2 seasons. Marshall has piled up 215 tackles, 3.5 sacks, and 13 pass defenses. … Continue reading Brandon Marshall Signs Extension With Broncos

What Every NHL Team Should Do at the Draft (Part 2 of 3)

Photos courtesy of: novacapsfans.com and cbssports.com With this quick little look at what each NHL team should be planning to do on Draft Day on June 24th and 25th, 2016. Here are 10 of 30 teams: (draft picks indicate how many draft picks and what round) Detroit Red Wings Draft Picks: 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th Despite barely scraping into the playoffs, the Red Wings … Continue reading What Every NHL Team Should Do at the Draft (Part 2 of 3)

Copa America Knockout Stage Predictions

6/16/16- USA vs Ecuador Century Link Field- Seattle, Washington Prediction- USA wins   6/17/16- Peru vs Colombia MetLife Stadium- East Rutherford, New Jersey Prediction- Colombia wins   6/18/16- Argentina vs Venezuela Gillette Stadium- Foxborough, Massachusetts Prediction- Argentina wins   6/18/16- Mexico vs Chile Levi’s Stadium- Santa Clara, California Prediction- Mexico wins   Photo Credit- http://worldsoccertalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/copa-america-draw.jpg Continue reading Copa America Knockout Stage Predictions

Eugene Monroe Released by Ravens

Photo Credit: CBS Sports The Baltimore Ravens have released offensive tackle Eugene Monroe. Monroe is entering his 9th year in the NFL. Monroe spent the last 3 years in Baltimore after being drafted to Jacksonville and spending 5 season down in Florida. Monroe has been a really good tackle, and any team that signs him will most likely be extremely happy with his play. The … Continue reading Eugene Monroe Released by Ravens

Bogut Will Miss Remainder of NBA Finals

Photo Credit: ESPN Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut will miss the remainder of this season’s NBA Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers after injuring his left knee after falling on it awkwardly in the Warriors’ 112-97 game 5 loss at home to the Cavaliers. Bogut is averaging 12 minutes per game, 3.2 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 0.6 assists per game, 2.0 … Continue reading Bogut Will Miss Remainder of NBA Finals

June 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com June 15th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one another, so it is hard not to shuffle them … Continue reading June 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

June 14th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com June 14th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one another, so it is hard not to shuffle them … Continue reading June 14th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

NFL Award Predictions

Photo Credit: http://www.zimbio.com MVP: Quarterback Tom Brady, New England Patriots. With the addition of tight end Martellus Bennett and a healthy Julian Edelman, Brady will have one of his best seasons ever. Offensive Player of the Year: Running back Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams. Gurley had a great rookie year and has some great seasons ahead of him with first overall pick quarterback Jared Goff. … Continue reading NFL Award Predictions

Hildebrand To Replace Injured Newgarden at Road America

Photo Credit: indystar.com Ed Carpenter Racing’s JR Hildebrand will replace the injured Josef Newgarden in the No. 21 Chevrolet-powered car at the Sunday, June 26th Verizon IndyCar Series race at the 14-turn 4.048-mile Road America road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Newgarden was injured in the postponed Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday afternoon. The race went under caution … Continue reading Hildebrand To Replace Injured Newgarden at Road America

Eagles, Cox Agree to Mega-Deal

Photo Credit: CSN Philly The Philadelphia Eagles and defensive tackle Fletcher Cox have agreed to a 6-year $103 million contract extension with $63 million in total guarantees. This is the largest guaranteed offer for a non-quarterback in the history of the NFL. Cox, 25, is coming off of a season with the Eagles in which he had 71 tackles and 9.5 sacks, both career highs … Continue reading Eagles, Cox Agree to Mega-Deal

Cavaliers-Warriors Game 5

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report.com Down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers desperately need a win.  Even if they somehow win tonight, they would still have to the next two games.  It would take a miracle for the Cavaliers to somehow win their next three games against the Golden Sate Warriors.  Excluding the Cavaliers’ dominant win in Game 3, they have struggled this series.  … Continue reading Cavaliers-Warriors Game 5

June 13th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com June 13th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at very similar levels to one another, so it is hard not to shuffle them … Continue reading June 13th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Fan Vote: Who is the NFL’s Most Valuable Receiver?

Photo Credit : nesn.com Here are the results for the vote of “Who is the NFL’s Most Valuable Receiver?” Julio Jones: 31.3% Antonio Brown: 18.8% DeAndre Hopkins: 18.8% Dez Bryant: 18.8% Odell Beckham: 6.3% Larry Fitzgerald: 6.3% So the number 1 receiver in Atlanta, Julio Jones, took this one. Here are my rankings of the receivers voted for. 1. Antonio Brown  2. Julio Jones  3. DeAndre Hopkins  4. Odell Beckham  5. … Continue reading Fan Vote: Who is the NFL’s Most Valuable Receiver?

Pittsburgh Penguins Win the Stanley Cup

Photo Credit: Instagram.com They had to outlast goalie Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers, outperform all-pro wing Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals, outskate a fast and deep Tampa Bay Lightning squad, and defeat a San Jose Sharks team that had plenty of heart and courage. In the end, the Pittsburgh Penguins hoisted the Stanley Cup. The Penguins were battling for the series and … Continue reading Pittsburgh Penguins Win the Stanley Cup

Newgarden Suffers Broken Clavicle, Wrist in Terrifying Crash

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com After having a washout yesterday, the Verizon IndyCar Series returned to Texas Motor Speedway to attempt to run the 2016 Firestone 600 today. After getting a portion of the race underway, 71 laps out of a scheduled 248 to be exact, around the 1.5-mile D-shaped oval in Fort Worth, Texas, the race was red-flagged due to a downpour and thunderstorm. The race … Continue reading Newgarden Suffers Broken Clavicle, Wrist in Terrifying Crash

Remainder of Firestone 600 Postponed until August 27th

Photo Credit: wtop.com The Verizon IndyCar Series and Texas Motor Speedway officials have postponed the remainder of the rained-out 2016 Firestone 600 until Saturday, August 27th. After having a washout yesterday, the Verizon IndyCar Series returned to Texas Motor Speedway to attempt to run the 2016 Firestone 600 today. After getting a portion of the race underway, 71 laps out of a scheduled 248 to … Continue reading Remainder of Firestone 600 Postponed until August 27th

Firestone 600 Under Rain Delay

Photo Credit: star-telegram.com After having a washout yesterday, the Verizon IndyCar Series returned to Texas Motor Speedway to attempt to run the 2016 Firestone 600 today. After getting a portion of the race underway, 71 laps out of a scheduled 248 to be exact, around the 1.5-mile D-shaped oval in Fort Worth, Texas, the race was red-flagged due to a downpour and thunderstorm. The race … Continue reading Firestone 600 Under Rain Delay

June 12th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS AND TRENDS HERE: June 13th MLB Power Rankings and Trends June 12th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at … Continue reading June 12th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Who was the Best Overall NBA Player in the 2015-2016 Season?

Photo Credit: sneakerbardetroit.com NOTE: This article will be heavily math-based. Pretty much anywhere you go that is associated with NBA, whether that be in your everyday discussion or on your social media feeds, people argue about things. One of the biggest and most heated topics that is discussed, not only this year but in past years, is the question of who the best overall NBA player … Continue reading Who was the Best Overall NBA Player in the 2015-2016 Season?

June 11th MLB Power Rankings and Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS AND TRENDS HERE: June 12th MLB Power Rankings and Trends June 11th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, as multiple teams are moving every day. Each of those teams that exchanges spots with others are playing at … Continue reading June 11th MLB Power Rankings and Trends

Panthers-Devils Trade

Photo Credit: sportsnet.ca The Florida Panthers have traded 38-year-old forward Marc Savard and a 2nd round pick in 2018 to the New Jersey Devils for forwards Paul Thompson and Graham Black. The main highlight of the trade is Marc Savard. Over his entire career, Savard has tallied 706 points (207 goals and 499 assists). Savard is an older player, but the Devils believe he can still produce. … Continue reading Panthers-Devils Trade

Rahal Tops Final Firestone 600 Practice

Photo Credit: indycar.com Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal topped the speed charts in the final practice leading up to Saturday night’s Firestone 600 with a top lap average speed of 213.935 miles per hour around the 24-degree banked 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway oval in Fort Worth, Texas. In tonight’s practice, Rahal, who placed 2nd at the 2012 Firestone 550, led a group of 5 drivers of Honda-powered cars that … Continue reading Rahal Tops Final Firestone 600 Practice

Munoz Charges to Firestone 600 Pole

Photo Credit: indycar.com After a 31-race pole drought for drivers of Honda-powered cars, those drivers have now claimed 2 of the last 4 poles in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and the past 2 poles on high-speed oval tracks. Andretti Autosport’s Carlos Munoz drove a 2-lap average of 217.137 miles per hour around the 24-degree-banked 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway oval in Fort Worth, Texas en route … Continue reading Munoz Charges to Firestone 600 Pole

Firestone 600 Qualifying Results & Starting Grid

Photo Credit: Bang the Book Ed Carpenter, #20, Chevrolet Lap 1 speed: 216.132 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 215.371 miles per hour 2-lap average speed: 215.751 miles per hour Graham Rahal, #15, Honda Lap 1 speed: 216.014 miles per hour Lap 2 speed: 215.840 miles per hour 2-lap average speed: 215.927 miles per hour Tony Kanaan, #10, Chevrolet Lap 1 speed: 216.405 miles per … Continue reading Firestone 600 Qualifying Results & Starting Grid

Nelson Agholor Accused of Rape

Photo Credit: http://www.foxsports.com Nelson Agholor, wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, has reportedly been accused of raping an exotic dancer at Cheerleaders Gentlemen’s Club. According to law enforcement sources, the dancer was 27-years-old and she told the police that she was sexually assaulted inside the club at around 3pm on Thursday. The club is located in Southern Philadelphia. The young Eagles wide receiver has a … Continue reading Nelson Agholor Accused of Rape

Kanaan Tops 1st Firestone 600 Practice

Photo Credit: WPTZ Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan topped the speed charts in the 1st practice leading up to Saturday night’s Firestone 600 with a top lap average speed of 216.745 miles per hour around the 24-degree banked 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway oval in Fort Worth, Texas. Kanaan has gone the past 24 races without a win in the Verizon IndyCar Series, with his last win … Continue reading Kanaan Tops 1st Firestone 600 Practice

Austin Seferian-Jenkins Dismissed From Buccaneers Practice

Photo Credit : buccaneers.com When on the field, the former second round pick played very well. The problem is that the Buccaneers tight end, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, can’t stay on the field. Though this time, it wasn’t an injury that was keeping him off. Reporters were told by coach Dirk Koetter that he was sent home because he “didn’t know what he was doing.” Austin Seferian-Jenkins … Continue reading Austin Seferian-Jenkins Dismissed From Buccaneers Practice

Fan Vote: Who is the Best Corner in the Game?

Photo Credit : espn.go.com In this fan vote reveal, I’ll be going over the results for who is the best corner in the game. So here they are… Patrick Peterson: 27.3% Richard Sherman: 18.2% Chris Harris: 18.2% Darrelle Revis: 9.1% Jason Verrett: 9.1% Josh Norman: 4.5% Aqib Talib: 4.5% Vontae Davis: 4.5% Marcus Peters: 4.5% So Patrick Peterson was the clear favorite in this one. Here are my rankings of the players that were voted for. … Continue reading Fan Vote: Who is the Best Corner in the Game?

Firestone 600 Qualifying Order

Photo Credit: Hinchtown Each name contains beside it the driver’s car number and engine/aero kit manufacturer. Ed Carpenter, #20, Chevrolet Graham Rahal, #15, Honda Tony Kanaan, #10, Chevrolet Josef Newgarden, #21, Chevrolet Carlos Munoz, #26, Honda Alexander Rossi, #98, Honda Juan Pablo Montoya, #2, Chevrolet Simon Pagenaud, #22, Chevrolet Scott Dixon, #9, Chevrolet Ryan Hunter-Reay, #28, Honda Max Chilton, #8, Chevrolet Mikhail Aleshin, #7, Honda … Continue reading Firestone 600 Qualifying Order

June 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS AND TRENDS HERE: June 11th MLB Power Rankings and Trends June 10th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, particularly between the 2nd down through about the 18th spots. Each of those teams is playing at very similar levels to … Continue reading June 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

First Round NBA Mock Draft 1.0

Photo Credit: SB Nation 1. Philadelphia 76ers: PF Ben Simmons, Louisiana State 2. Los Angeles Lakers: SF Brandon Ingram, Duke 3. Boston Celtics: SG Buddy Hield, Oklahoma 4. Phoenix Suns: C Dragan Bender, Croatia 5. Minnesota Timberwolves: PG Kris Dunn, Providence 6. New Orleans Pelicans: SG Jaylen Brown, California 7. Denver Nuggets: C Jakob Poeltl, Utah 8. Sacramento Kings: SG Jamal Murray, Kentucky 9. Toronto Raptors: … Continue reading First Round NBA Mock Draft 1.0

What Every NHL Team Should Do at the Draft (Part 1 of 3)

Photos courtesy of: novacapsfans.com and cbssports.com With this quick little look at what each NHL team should be planning to do on Draft Day on June 24th and 25th, 2016. Here are 10 of 30 teams: (draft picks indicate how many draft picks and what round) Anaheim Ducks Draft Picks: 1st, 3rd, 2 4ths, 7th Despite a bad start to the season, the Ducks got hot, … Continue reading What Every NHL Team Should Do at the Draft (Part 1 of 3)

Ventura, Machado Suspended

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com Kansas City Royals (30-29) pitcher Yordano Ventura and Baltimore Orioles (35-23) 3rd baseman Manny Machado have both been suspended for their involvement in a bench-clearing brawl Tuesday night in the 5th inning of the series opener between the Royals and the Orioles. Ventura, 25, who is known as a hot-head, hit Machado, 23, who is also known as a hot-head, in the back … Continue reading Ventura, Machado Suspended

Full 2-Round NBA Mock Draft 14.0

Photo Credit: CSN Philly (featured image) ,CBS Sports (NBA and NCAA logos), Walter Football (country flags) Also, credit to mynbadraft.com for the top team needs. Philadelphia 76ers: Team Needs: SG, SF, PG Pick:  Ben Simmons, SF/PF, Louisiana State  Los Angeles Lakers: Team Needs: SF, C Pick:   Brandon Ingram, SF, Duke Boston Celtics (from Brooklyn Nets): Team Needs: C, PF, SG Pick:   Dragan Bender, PF, Bosnia  Phoenix Suns: Team … Continue reading Full 2-Round NBA Mock Draft 14.0

“Prix-Viewing” the Firestone 600

Photo Credit: indycar.com The 9th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign take us to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas on the night of Saturday, June 11th. The indycars will race 248 laps per race around the 4-turn 1.5-mile 24 degree banked oval under the lights. Simon Pagenaud leads the Indycar points championship after finishing in 2nd place in both … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the Firestone 600

June 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED POWER RANKINGS AND TRENDS HERE: June 10th MLB Power Rankings and Trends June 9th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, particularly between the 2nd down through about the 18th spots. Each of those teams is playing at very similar levels to one … Continue reading June 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Kris Dunn vs. Jamal Murray vs. Buddy Hield

Photo Credit: Locker Dome I recently did an article comparing the top 2 prospects in this year’s NBA Draft, Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram. You can see that article right here: Ben Simmons vs. Brandon Ingram This article will compare arguably the top 3 guards in this year’s draft, Providence’s Kris Dunn, Kentucky’s Jamal Murray, and Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield.   Position: Kris Dunn: Point Guard Jamal Murray: Point … Continue reading Kris Dunn vs. Jamal Murray vs. Buddy Hield

The Case for Bumgarner in the HR Derby

Photo Credit: Deadspin.com With 11 home runs in the past 2 seasons plus this one (175 at-bats), San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner actually has a solid argument of being in this year’s MLB Home Run Derby.  To compare Bumgarner’s hitting with others’ hitting, in 173 at-bats this season 2015 National League Most Valuable Player Bryce Harper has hit 13 home runs, and fellow star … Continue reading The Case for Bumgarner in the HR Derby

Largest Contracts in Sports History

Example: Number. Player (Team)- (Salary Years), Salary Amount   10. Clayton Kershaw (Los Angeles Dodgers)- (2014-2020), $215 million 9. David Price (Boston Red Sox)- (2016-2022), $217 million 8. Joey Votto (Cincinnati Reds)- (2014-2023), $225 million 7. Robinson Cano (Seattle Mariners)- (2014-2023), $240 million 6. Albert Pujols (Los Angeles Angels)- (2012-2021), $240 million 5.  Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)- (2015-2017), $240 million 4. Miguel Cabrera (Detroit Tigers)- (2016-2023), $252 … Continue reading Largest Contracts in Sports History

Organizing Starting NFL Quarterbacks by Tier

Photo Credit: http://www.sportsworldreport.com These are not my quarterback rankings in any particular order, I am simply separating them all by tier. Tier 1: Franchise Quarterbacks Tom Brady Aaron Rodgers Ben Roethlisberger Cam Newton Russell Wilson Drew Brees Andrew Luck Tier 2: Proven Winners Eli Manning Philip Rivers Carson Palmer Tony Romo Joe Flacco Matt Ryan Tier 3: Rising Stars Andy Dalton Derek Carr Jameis Winston … Continue reading Organizing Starting NFL Quarterbacks by Tier

June 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED POWER RANKINGS AND TRENDS HERE: June 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends June 8th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, particularly between the 2nd down through about the 15th spots. Each of those teams is playing at very similar levels to one … Continue reading June 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

NFL Division Power-Rankings

Photo Credit: news.sportsinteraction.com In continuation of our power-rankings series, here are the rankings of every division in the NFL: NFC West AFC North NFC North AFC West NFC South AFC East AFC South NFC East Some of these division could be huge sleepers this year, however. Take a look at the AFC South, the Jacksonville Jaguars are now loaded with talent, now they just have … Continue reading NFL Division Power-Rankings

Fan Vote: Best #2 Receiver in the NFL

Photo Credit : ustadium.com Using the website’s Instagram page, I’ve been asking questions to the followers and seeing what results I get. So in this article, I’ll be showing the results for the question of “Who is the best number 2 receiver in the NFL?”. So here are the results… Randall Cobb: 29.7% Allen Hurns: 21.6% Emmanuel Sanders: 18.9% Eric Decker: 10.8% Michael Crabtree: 8.1% Michael Floyd: 8.1% Donte Moncrief: 2.7% So … Continue reading Fan Vote: Best #2 Receiver in the NFL

June 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com, cbssports.com SEE UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS AND TRENDS HERE: June 13th MLB Power Rankings and Trends June 7th, 2016- Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. There has been a lot of movement recently, particularly between the 2nd down through about the 14th spots. Each of those teams is playing at very similar levels to … Continue reading June 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Panthers Sign Ryan Kalil to 2-Year Extension

Photo Credit : beforeitsnews.com The Panthers have resigned their 5 year pro bowl center to a 2-year contract. He is staying in Carolina. After being selected by the Panthers in the second round of the 2007 draft, Kalil has proved to be worth a lot more than just a second round pick. The elite center is both an excellent run and pass blocker. The contract … Continue reading Panthers Sign Ryan Kalil to 2-Year Extension