Pagenaud Wins at Mid-Ohio

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud has won the 2016 Honda Indy 200 by a 4.1620-second margin of over teammate Will Power after 90 laps around the 13-turn, 2.258-mile natural terrain Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Pagenaud started the race from the pole position. Pagenaud has extended his championship points lead to 58 points over the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series champion Power. The win is Pagenaud’s 8th career … Continue reading Pagenaud Wins at Mid-Ohio

AFC North Breakdown

Photo Credit: Newsday.com  Baltimore Ravens: This past season, Baltimore finished 3rd in the AFC North with a 5-11 record. They selected offensive Ronnie Stanley with the 6th pick in the NFL Draft. Stanley excels in pass protection and is a good run blocker. During free agency, the Ravens signed wide receiver Mike Wallace and tight end Benjamin Watson. Wallace and Watson should improve the Ravens pass game, along … Continue reading AFC North Breakdown

Cardinals Trade for White Sox Pitcher Zack Duke

Photo Credit: USA Today St. Louis was looking for bullpen help, and with just a little over 24 hours until the non-waiver trade deadline they found a team to deal with in the Chicago White Sox.  They gave up Minor League outfielder Charlie Tilson for the left-handed pitcher Zach Duke. Duke, 33, has been used by the Sox in more of a setup roll. Despite … Continue reading Cardinals Trade for White Sox Pitcher Zack Duke

Tyson Barrie Re-signs with the Colorado Avalanche

Photo Credit: thehockeynews.com The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed defenseman Tyson Barrie to a 4-year deal worth $22 million. Barrie, 25, is in his 5th year with the Avalanche. This past year, Barrie played in 78 games and tallied a total of 13 goals and 36 assists for 49 points. Over his entire career, Barrie has scored 40 goals and 113 assists, for a total of … Continue reading Tyson Barrie Re-signs with the Colorado Avalanche

Dixon Tops Final Mid-Ohio Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the final practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the Honda Indy 200, around the 13-turn 2.258-mile natural terrain Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio for with a fastest lap time of 64.4039 seconds. Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal, Simon Pagenaud, and Mikhail Aleshin rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in … Continue reading Dixon Tops Final Mid-Ohio Practice

July 31st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 31st, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 31st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Early 2017 NBA Awards Predictions

Photo Credit: http://www.outkickthecoverage.com Click HERE for updated NBA awards predictions for the 2016-2017 season! MOST VALUABLE PLAYER  LeBron James, Small Forward, Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James proved once again that, despite his inferior 3-point shooting to Golden State Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry, he is the best player in the world. Now with Curry, the 2-time defending NBA MVP, having to share the spotlight with not only stars … Continue reading Early 2017 NBA Awards Predictions

Athletics Trade Burns to Royals for Eibner

Photo Credit: athleticsnation.com The Oakland Athletics have traded center fielder Billy Burns to the Kansas City Royals for left fielder Brett Eibner. Burns, 26, has been in the MLB for 3 seasons, all with the Athletics. So far this season, he has played in 73 games and is batting .234 with 32 runs scored, 12 runs batted in, and 14 stolen bases. Over his 3-year MLB career, Burns has played in 211 games and … Continue reading Athletics Trade Burns to Royals for Eibner

Padres Trade Kemp to Braves for Olivera

Photo Credit: baseballessential.com The San Diego Padres have traded right fielder Matt Kemp to the Atlanta Braves for 3rd baseman Hector Olivera. Kemp, 31, has been in the MLB for 11 seasons and has played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Padres. So far this season, he has played in 100 games and is batting .262 with 54 runs scored, 23 home runs, and … Continue reading Padres Trade Kemp to Braves for Olivera

Fighting Illini Football Season Preview

Photo Credit: thechampaignroom.com Being a resident of the state of Illinois, I can say firsthand that there isn’t ever really much buzz around Illinois football. Not recently anyway. After a 49-17 beat down at the hands of USC in the 2008 Rose Bowl game, the program has seemed to spiral out of control. They have losing records against 7 of the 14 Big Ten teams and haven’t … Continue reading Fighting Illini Football Season Preview

Premier League Season Predictions

Photo Credit: beforeitsnews.com With the Premier League season starting up in August, we can’t help but wonder what this new year will hold for us. Will Leicester retain their title? Can Chelsea bring the title back to London after a nightmare season? Or can Mourihno drive his new team to the championship throne for the 1st time in 4 years? Well, we won’t know until … Continue reading Premier League Season Predictions

Pirates Trade Melancon to Nationals

Photo Credit: rantsports.com The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded closer Mark Melancon to the Washington Nationals in exchange for reliever Felipe Rivero. Melancon, 31, has a 1-1 record with 30 saves in 33 save opportunities this season with the Pirates. He has a 1.51 ERA and a 0.96 WHIP with 38 strikeouts. Over his entire 8-year MLB career, which he has spent with the New York Yankees, the Houston Astros, … Continue reading Pirates Trade Melancon to Nationals

Pagenaud Takes Pole for the Honda Indy 200

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in qualifying for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the Honda Indy 200, around the 13-turn 2.258-mile natural terrain Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio for with a fastest lap time of 63.8700 seconds. It is Pagenaud’s 6th pole of the season and 8th of his career. Will Power, Josef Newgarden, Ryan Hunter-Reay, and … Continue reading Pagenaud Takes Pole for the Honda Indy 200

Padres Trade Cashner to Marlins in 7-Player Deal

Photo Credit: alchetron.com The San Diego Padres have traded starting pitcher Andrew Cashner to the Miami Marlins in a 7-player deal. The Marlins will also receiver pitcher Colin Rea and pitching prospect Tayron Guerrero, as well as cash considerations. The Padres will receive pitchers Jarred Cosart and Carter Capps as well as pitching prospect Luis Castillo and first baseman Josh Naylor. Cashner, 29, has a 4-7 … Continue reading Padres Trade Cashner to Marlins in 7-Player Deal

Why Tyra Buss will Be One of the Best Women’s College Basketball Players

Photo Credit: tyrabuss.com Tyra Buss is a very talented basketball player. The junior from Mount Carmel, Illinois is expected to make it to the WNBA. She averaged roughly 19 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists last season. In my opinion, she is the best Indiana women’s basketball player right now. Now a junior, she could lead her team to a Big 10 championship with a lot … Continue reading Why Tyra Buss will Be One of the Best Women’s College Basketball Players

Djokovic Moves To Semi-Finals

Photo Credit: smh.com.au After two hard-fought hours, Novak Djokovic defeated Tomas Berdych 7-6, 6-4. The Serbian struggled with his first serves, but was able to advance to his fifth ATP semi-final. Berdych did put on a fight, as he was behind 5-2 in the first set, but climbed back to have a tie breaker. “I was very fortunate to win that first set,” Djokovic said, explaining … Continue reading Djokovic Moves To Semi-Finals

Dixon Tops 3rd Mid-Ohio Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the third practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the Honda Indy 200, around the 13-turn 2.258-mile natural terrain Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio for with a fastest lap time of 63.7244 seconds. Simon Pagenaud, Will Power, Josef Newgarden, and Tony Kanaan rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in … Continue reading Dixon Tops 3rd Mid-Ohio Practice

Warriors, McGee Reach Training Camp Deal

Photo Credit: blitzweekly.com The Golden State Warriors and center JaVale McGee have agreed to a training camp deal. McGee, 28, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 34 games and averaged 10.9 minutes per game, 5.1 points per game, 3.9 rebounds per game, 0.1 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, … Continue reading Warriors, McGee Reach Training Camp Deal

July 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Power Tops 2nd Mid-Ohio Practice; 19-Year-Old Enerson Turns Heads

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Will Power, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the second practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the Honda Indy 200, around the 13-turn 2.258-mile natural terrain Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio for with a fastest lap time of 64.1962 seconds. Tony Kanaan, Simon Pagenaud, Graham Rahal, and Josef Newgarden rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this practice … Continue reading Power Tops 2nd Mid-Ohio Practice; 19-Year-Old Enerson Turns Heads

Andre Johnson to Sign with Titans

Photo Credit: stampedeblue.com Former Houston Texans’ and Indianapolis Colts’ wide receiver Andre Johnson will sign with the Tennessee Titans. Johnson, 35, has played in the NFL for 13 seasons for those 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2015 in which he played in 16 games and caught 41 passes for 503 yards and 4 touchdowns. Over his 13-year NFL career, Johnson has played in … Continue reading Andre Johnson to Sign with Titans

Dixon Tops 1st Mid-Ohio Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the Honda Indy 200, around the 13-turn 2.258-mile natural terrain Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio for with a fastest lap time of 64.4491 seconds. Will Power, Juan Pablo Montoya, Tony Kanaan, and Helio Castroneves rounded out the top 5 fastest … Continue reading Dixon Tops 1st Mid-Ohio Practice

Usain Bolt’s Last Olympics

Photo Credit: edition.cnn.com Usain Bolt, the 29-year-old and 6 time Gold medalist from Jamaica, is ready to compete in his last Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil after competing in his 1st Olympics at Athens in 2004 at the age of 17. The world’s fastest human to walk the Earth had a minor set back during the Jamaican Olympic Trials.  He suffered a hamstring … Continue reading Usain Bolt’s Last Olympics

Ben Simmons: A Franchise Player

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated Ben Simmons was the overall first round pick of the 2016 NBA Draft. Everybody knew the Philadelphia 76ers wouldn’t pass up on a for-sure player like Simmons. Simmons is a born leader and can arguably compete with any superstars in the NBA today. During the 2016 Summer League Tournament, Simmons lit up the crowd with his sensational court vision and an … Continue reading Ben Simmons: A Franchise Player

Top Five Returning FBS Quarterbacks for the 2016 Season

Photo Credit: NFL Written by-Thomas Rockwood Although College Football lost many star quarterbacks to the 2016 NFL Draft, including Jared Goff (California), Carson Wentz (North Dakota St.), Paxton Lynch (Memphis) and Christian Hackenberg (Penn St.), fans will not be missing out on any talent from the QB position. Here are five of the best returning quarterbacks in the 2016 season. 5- Brad Kaaya (Miami) Brad … Continue reading Top Five Returning FBS Quarterbacks for the 2016 Season

NCAA to Ban Kickoffs?

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports Football is becoming an increasingly dangerous sport. With links to CTE, various brain disorders, and mental health concerns, it’s no wonder why the NCAA would consider banning kickoffs. Last week, officials held preliminary discussions over this possible rule change. Some of the biggest reasons for their argument included the fact that a recent study found the most severe injuries to happen … Continue reading NCAA to Ban Kickoffs?

July 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 29th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Paul Pogba Move to Manchester United Almost Finalized

Photo Credit: ibtimes.co.uk After what has been a 3 month transfer saga, it looks like Paul Pogba will return to his former club, Manchester United. Juventus, Pogba’s current club, has reached an agreement with the Reds for a record fee of £93 million. The Juventus star has agreed on a contract of £13 million a year. However, the two clubs are currently disputing about who … Continue reading Paul Pogba Move to Manchester United Almost Finalized

Jimmy Walker Leads PGA Championship 

Photo Credit: golfwrx.com After round one, Jimmy Walker is the leader at the PGA Championship at Baltusrol in Springfield, New Jersey. He was (-5) after round one. Martin Kaymer, Ross Fisher, and Emiliano Grillo (-4) are all tied for 2nd. U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson (+7) struggled all day. Rory McIlroy (+4) struggled with his putting all day. Jordan Spieth (E) had a double-bogey on … Continue reading Jimmy Walker Leads PGA Championship 

Spurs, Lee Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: mavs.com The San Antonio Spurs and power forward David Lee have agreed to a 2-year, $3.2 million contract. Lee, 33, has been in the NBA for 11 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 55 games and averaged 16.4 minutes per game, 7.8 points per game, 5.5 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per game, … Continue reading Spurs, Lee Reach Contract Agreement

3 Players Who Could Be Cut During Training Camp

Photo Credit: thejetpress.com Every year, there are several big name players that are cut before the regular season. Here are three that I think have a good chance of being released.  Davante Adams, wide receiver, Green Bay Packers. Adams had high expectations going into last season after Jordy Nelson suffered a season ending injury in the preseason. Adams became the Packers’ number 2 receiver behind … Continue reading 3 Players Who Could Be Cut During Training Camp

The European NBA Player: Dirk or Darko?

Photo Credit: slamonline.com There were thirteen players from Europe with no American experience selected in the 2016 NBA Draft, including seven in the first round. Every year, questions arise about how these European players’ games will translate to the NBA. Every fan has their own opinion about them, but the truth is European players’ success in the National Basketball Association is just about as hard … Continue reading The European NBA Player: Dirk or Darko?

Predicting Who Will Win the International NBA Games

Photo Credit: indycornrows.com    Indiana Pacers vs.  Denver Nuggets, London, England, January 12th, 2017 Prediction:  Pacers, 98,  Nuggets 91      Phoenix Suns vs.  Dallas Mavericks, Mexico City, Mexico, January 12th, 2017 Prediction:  Mavericks, 105,  Suns, 101      Phoenix Suns vs.  San Antonio Spurs, Mexico City, Mexico, January 14th, 2017 Prediction:  Spurs, 92,  Suns 81   Overall you can see there will be a … Continue reading Predicting Who Will Win the International NBA Games

Dee Gordon Reinstated Following Suspension

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Former Los Angeles Dodgers and current Miami Marlins 2nd baseman Dee Gordon and defending NL batting champ was suspended for 80 for using performance enhancing-drugs back on April 29th. He has now been reinstated into the MLB. He was batting .266 with 13 runs scored, 5 RBIs,  and 6 stolen bases thus far this season prior to his suspension. Gordon is coming off … Continue reading Dee Gordon Reinstated Following Suspension

Russell Westbrook’s Tough Decision

Photo Credit: theodysseyonline.com With Kevin Durant’s sudden departure from the Oklahoma City Thunder, he leaves the rest of the NBA to look towards Russell Westbrook to make a decision that may very well change the outcome of the 2016-17 season. Durant and Westbrook may have some bad blood after Durant moved to Oakland this offseason. According to Royce Young of ESPN, Westbrook was told by … Continue reading Russell Westbrook’s Tough Decision

July 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 28th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

5 Sports that will Have a Popularity Boost in the U.S. Within the Next 10 Years

Photo Credit: MMA Fighting Over the year, sports have gained and lost popularity, but in this list I will be predicting what sports will have a large boost in popularity in the US over the next 5-10 years ( in no particular order.)   5. Baseball Baseball is considered America’s pastime, but lately it has been overshadowed by Basketball and Football. But, with this great … Continue reading 5 Sports that will Have a Popularity Boost in the U.S. Within the Next 10 Years

Jets, Fitzpatrick Agree on 1-Year Deal

Photo Credit: sports-deli.com The New York Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick have agreed on a fully guaranteed 1-year, $12 million contract. Fitzpatrick, 33, has played in the NFL for 10 seasons for the St. Louis Rams, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Buffalo Bills, the Tennessee Titans, the Houston Texans, and the Jets. He is coming off of a season in 2015 in which he played in 16 games and … Continue reading Jets, Fitzpatrick Agree on 1-Year Deal

Is Football a Dying Sport?

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Now that the half-centennial anniversary of the Super Bowl has come and gone, we can only wonder what the next fifty years of football have to bring. Stadium innovations, rule adjustments, and even uniform requirements are just a few of the changes we could see in the upcoming years of the National Football League. The next fifty years of NFL seem … Continue reading Is Football a Dying Sport?

Target Leaving the Verizon IndyCar Series

Photo Credit: Racer.com After 27 seasons in the sport, Target will no longer be sponsoring race cars for Chip Ganassi Racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series following the conclusion of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Since Chip Ganassi Racing’s founding in 1990, the team used Target as a sponsor and won a combined 101 races, 11 series championships, and 4 Indianapolis 500s. Target was … Continue reading Target Leaving the Verizon IndyCar Series

Rams Release Nick Foles

Photo Credit: FOX Sports The St. Louis Rams have cut ties with quarterback Nick Foles. Foles, 27, has played in the NFL for 4 seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Rams. He is coming off of a season in 2015 in which he played in 11 games and completed 190 of his 337 pass attempts (56.4% completion rate) for 2,052 yards and 7 touchdowns with 10 interceptions. Over his 4-year … Continue reading Rams Release Nick Foles

Beal Officially Signs Contract Extension with Wizards

Photo Credit: thesportsquotient.com Shooting guard Bradley Beal has officially signed a 5-year, $128 million contract extension with the Washington Wizards. Beal, 23, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Wizards. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 55 games and averaged 31.1 minutes per game, 17.4 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 2.9 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, and … Continue reading Beal Officially Signs Contract Extension with Wizards

Eagles’ QB Situation

Photo Credit: Bleeding Green Nation The Philadelphia Eagles have an offensive problem. The 2015 season was woeful, and many of the problems go back to one position: Quarterback. Most fans and teams of the NFL would agree that the quarterback is the most important position in football. To fix this glaring hole on their roster, the Eagles got rid of backup quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and … Continue reading Eagles’ QB Situation

Big 12 Expansion: Which Teams are Actually a Good Fit?

Photo Credit: Campus Insiders After Bob Bowlsby and the Big 12 delivered the shocking news that the Power Five Conference is most likely going to expand, there has been many questions as to which teams are the top contenders. Right now there are around 13 college teams that have a chance of joining one of the best conferences in NCAA Football. Although there are many … Continue reading Big 12 Expansion: Which Teams are Actually a Good Fit?

Jamaal Charles Is Placed On PUP List

Photo Credit: Kansas City Kansas City Chiefs Running Back Jamaal Charles will be placed on the physically unable to perform list due to tearing his ACL last year. Although Charles has played some in mini camp, he will be sidelined for training camp and the preseason. The Chiefs expect Charles to be ready for the start of the season, but they won’t rush him back, … Continue reading Jamaal Charles Is Placed On PUP List

Seahawks Extend Pete Carroll’s Contract Through 2016

Photo Credi : pickandpop.net Shortly after leading Seattle to the Super Bowl 48 title, the Seahawks signed Pete Carroll to a 3-year deal. In the 1st year of that contract he lead the Seahawks back to the Super Bowl and in the 2nd year he took them back to the playoffs. Obviously, the Seahawks didn’t want to take a chance in losing Carroll next offseason, … Continue reading Seahawks Extend Pete Carroll’s Contract Through 2016

July 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 27th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

What’s Next for Devin Hester?

Photo Credit: articles.chicagotribune.com The 3-time All-Pro special teams returner Devin Hester was released by the Falcons a year after an injury-plagued season. Hester will be 34 years old in November. He was out for a lot of last season with a toe injury. He has 20 special teams return touchdowns in his career, but hasn’t played as well in recent seasons. His injuries began to pile up … Continue reading What’s Next for Devin Hester?

NFC North Breakdown

Photo Credit: USA Today  Chicago Bears: This past season, the Bears finished in 4th place in the NFC North with a 6-10 record. quarterback Jay Cutler passed for 3,659 yards, 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery caught 54 passes for 807 yards and 4 touchdowns in 9 games. He was on track for a big season (if you think about it, those stats in 9 games … Continue reading NFC North Breakdown

Devin Hester Released by Falcons

Photo Credit: Atlanta Falcons Devin Hester, the former Chicago Bears’ and Atlanta Falcons’ wide receiver/special teams returner, has been released by the Falcons. Widely regarded as the best kick returner in NFL history, he has 20 career returns for touchdowns. To put that number in perspective, Hester has only recorded 16 receiving touchdowns throughout his entire career. Hester, who  currently holds the record for the most non-offensive … Continue reading Devin Hester Released by Falcons

Pistons, McCallum Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: rantsports.com The Detroit Pistons and point guard Ray McCallum have agreed to an undisclosed contract. McCallum, 25, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 41 games and averaged 11.6 minutes per game, 3.3 points per game, 1.1 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per … Continue reading Pistons, McCallum Reach Contract Agreement

Amar’e Stoudemire Announces his Retirement from the NBA

Photo Credit: postingandtoasting.com For Phoenix Suns’, New York Knicks’, Dallas Mavericks’ and Miami Heat center Amar’e Stoudemire has announced his retirement from the NBA. Stoudemire, 33, was in the NBA for 14 seasons and played for those 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 52 games and averaged 14.7 minutes per game, 5.8 points per game, 4.3 rebounds per game, 0.5 assists … Continue reading Amar’e Stoudemire Announces his Retirement from the NBA

Trailblazers, Harkless Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: NBA The Portland Trailblazers and small forward Maurice Harkless have agreed to a 4-year, $42 million contract extension. Harkless, 23, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 78 games and averaged 18.7 minutes per game, 6.4 points per game, 3.6 rebounds per game, 0.9 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per … Continue reading Trailblazers, Harkless Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Lions, Boldin Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Detroit Lions and wide receiver Anquan Boldin have reach a 1-year contract agreement. Boldin, 35, played in the NFL for 13 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2015 in which he played in 14 games and caught 69 passes for 789 yards and 4 touchdowns. Over his 13-year NFL career, Boldin has played in … Continue reading Lions, Boldin Reach Contract Agreement

July 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 26th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Comparing the Situations of LeVeon Bell and Josh Gordon

Photo Credit: streetsonpoint.com With Steelers’ star running back LeVeon Bell facing his 2nd drug related suspension in 2 seasons, comparisons can be drawn between him and recently reinstated Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon. Gordon has become notorious around the league as the epitome of wasted talent. After posting a league-leading 1,646 receiving yards in the 2013 season, he was suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse … Continue reading Comparing the Situations of LeVeon Bell and Josh Gordon

Five Players To Avoid Drafting In Fantasy Football

Photo Credit: myajc.com With the NFL preseason just 2 weeks away now, it’s time to start thinking about fantasy football. Here are five players you need to avoid drafting. 1.  Devonta Freeman, Running Back, Atlanta Falcons: Freeman surprised everyone last year with an amazing season, but it is very unlikely that he will come anywhere close of repeating that. In most drafts, he is being … Continue reading Five Players To Avoid Drafting In Fantasy Football

Heat, Waiters Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: thesportsquotient.com The Miami Heat and shooting guard Dion Waiters have agreed to a 2-year, $5.9 million contract. Waiters, 24, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 78 games and averaged 27.6 minutes per game, 9.8 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game, 2.0 assists per game, 0.2 blocks … Continue reading Heat, Waiters Reach Contract Agreement

NFL Reinstates and Suspends Josh Gordon

Photo Credit: clevelandbrowns.com The NFL has reinstated Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon after he was suspended for the majority of the 2014 season and the entire 2015 season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. He will begin the 2016 season suspended for the 1st 4 games. Gordon, 25, has played in the NFL for 3 seasons, all with the Browns. He is coming … Continue reading NFL Reinstates and Suspends Josh Gordon

Trailblazers, McCollum Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: blazersedge.com The Portland Trailblazers and shooting guard CJ McCollum have agreed to a 4-year, $106 million contract extension. McCollum, 24, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Trailblazers. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 80 games and averaged 34.8 minutes per game, 20.8 points per game, 3.2 rebounds per game, 4.3 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per … Continue reading Trailblazers, McCollum Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Peyton Manning Cleared of HGH Allegations

Photo Credit: USA Today Former Indianapolis Colts’ and Denver Broncos’ future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, who just recently retired from the NFL, has been cleared by the NFL from allegations that he used HGH and other performance-enhancing drugs to speed up his recovery from his neck surgery in 2011. Manning, 40, played in the NFL for 17 seasons for those 2 different teams. He … Continue reading Peyton Manning Cleared of HGH Allegations

Greg Jennings Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Photo Credit: wiscominnysports.wordpress.com Former Green Bay Packers’, Minnesota Vikings’, and Miami Dolphins’ wide receiver Greg Jennings has announced his retirement from the NFL. Jennings, 32, played in the NFL for 10 seasons for those 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2015 in which he played in 16 games and caught 19 passes for 208 yards and 1 touchdown. Over his 10-year … Continue reading Greg Jennings Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Sunday Night Baseball: Dodgers @ Cardinals

Photo Credit: winnersandwhiners.com Sunday Night Baseball was in St. Louis last night for the game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers. A few nights before the game, the Cardinals found themselves in an extra innings slugfest with the Dodgers that ended in 16 innings. The bullpen was spent and starting pitchers began to come into the game as long relievers, messing with the … Continue reading Sunday Night Baseball: Dodgers @ Cardinals

DeMarco Murray to Get the Majority of the Carries for Tennessee

Photo Credit: http://www.titansonline.com Former Dallas Cowboys’ and Philadelphia Eagles’ running back DeMarco Murray will reportedly get the majority of the carries for the Tennessee Titans in the 2016 season. According to the Titans’ team website, the former 2014 Offensive Player of the Year award winner will be the biggest name under the spotlight this upcoming season and heading into training camp. Tennessee also drafted the 2015 … Continue reading DeMarco Murray to Get the Majority of the Carries for Tennessee

Cubs Acquire Aroldis Chapman from Yankees in Trade

Photo Credit: Forbes The Chicago Cubs have acquired closer Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees for top shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres, pitcher Adam Warren, minor league outfielder Billy McKinney and an unidentified fourth player. Chapman, 28, has a 3-0 record with 20 saves in 21 save opportunities this season with the Yankees. He has a 2.01 ERA and a 0.89 WHIP with 44 strikeouts. Over his entire 7-year MLB career, which he … Continue reading Cubs Acquire Aroldis Chapman from Yankees in Trade

Darnell Dockett Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Arizona Cardinals’ defensive tackle Darnell Dockett has announced his retirement from the NFL. Dockett, 35, played in the NFL for 10 seasons, all with the Cardinals. He has not played a snap since the 2013 season due to injuries that kept him sidelined in the 2014 and 2015 seasons. During the season, he played in 16 games and recorded 46 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and 10 stuffs. … Continue reading Darnell Dockett Announces his Retirement from the NFL

July 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS July 25th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Seahawks and GM John Schneider Agree to Contract Extension

Photo Credit: nfldraftgeek.com General manager John Schneider and the Seattle Seahawks have officially made a deal on a new contract extension. According to ESPN’s John Clayton, sources say that Schneider is now among the highest paid GMs in all of the NFL. Schneider’s new contract is expected to earn him about $3.75 million per year through the 2021 season. Before the deal was made, Schneider’s old contract … Continue reading Seahawks and GM John Schneider Agree to Contract Extension

Mike Piazza Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Photo Credit: nypost.com MLB legend Mike Piazza, who played in the MLB for 16 seasons for 5 different teams, has been officially inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame as a New York Met. Piazza, 47, was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in January, receiving 83% of the vote. He was a 12-time All-Star, a 10-time  Silver Slugger award … Continue reading Mike Piazza Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Houston Astros Call Up Alex Bregman

Photo Credit: inningseaters.sportsblog.com The Houston Astros have called up shortstop Alex Bregman and have designated third baseman Danny Worth for assignment to make room for Bregman. Bregman, 22, hit 14 home runs and had 46 runs batted in in AA baseball this season. He also played in 18 games in AAA baseball and hit 6 home runs and had 15 runs batted in. Bregman will play some 1st base and some … Continue reading Houston Astros Call Up Alex Bregman

Punters Foltz and Sadler Killed in Car Accident; Kicker Delahoussaye Injured

Photo Credit: Sporting News Nebraska Cornhuskers’ punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State Spartans’ punter Mike Sadler were killed in a single-car crash on their way home from a student kicking camp in Wales, Wisconsin late Saturday night. Current Louisiana State Tigers’ kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash, and was taken to Waukesha Memorial Hospital after needing stitches and suffering burns to his legs. … Continue reading Punters Foltz and Sadler Killed in Car Accident; Kicker Delahoussaye Injured

Ken Griffey Jr. Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Photo Credit: USA Today MLB legend Ken Griffey Jr., who played in the MLB for 22 seasons for 3 different teams, has been officially inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, becoming the 1st Mariners’ player ever to be awarded that honor. Griffey, 46, was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in January, receiving an all-time record 99.3% of the vote. He was a 13-time … Continue reading Ken Griffey Jr. Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Sale Suspended 5 Games for Cutting Up Throwback Jerseys

Photo Credit: chicagonow.com Last night, the Chicago White Sox were having a throwback jersey promotion night at home against the Detroit Tigers. Starting pitcher Chris Sale, however, decided he did not like the look or the feel of the jerseys, so he cut up everyone’s jerseys and was sent home, scratched from his start. As a result of this incident, the White Sox were forced … Continue reading Sale Suspended 5 Games for Cutting Up Throwback Jerseys

Updated 2016 NFL Award Predictions

Photo Credit: packernation.com   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER  Aaron Rodgers, Quarterback, Green Bay Packers Rodgers had a “down” year last season, as he “only” totaled 3,821 passing yards, 31 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions. This year, he should have star wide receiver Jordy Nelson back from his full-season injury and ready to go, as well as a healthy #2 receiver in Randall Cobb, who clearly does better when Nelson’s … Continue reading Updated 2016 NFL Award Predictions

July 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 24th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

MLB Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: FOX Sports   National League 1)  Chicago Cubs (NL Central champions) 2)  Washington Nationals (NL East champions) 3)  San Francisco Giants (NL West champions) 4)  St. Louis Cardinals (Wild Card from NL Central) 5)  Miami Marlins (Wild Card from NL East)   National League Wild Card Game 5)  Miami Marlins over 4)  St. Louis Cardinals (1-0, best of 1 series)   National League Divisional Round 1)  Chicago Cubs … Continue reading MLB Playoff Predictions

Chris Sale Sent Home for Cutting Up White Sox Throwback Jerseys

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Tonight when White Sox Nation heard that Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers sent home “ill”, everyone began texting and tweeting, preparing for the trade they all thought was certain to come. Then, news came out about a non-physical altercation in the clubhouse. While fans all over the nation were speculating about what happened, nobody would have ever expected … Continue reading Chris Sale Sent Home for Cutting Up White Sox Throwback Jerseys

How the Steelers will Perform with Bell and Bryant Suspended

Photo Credit: rsenreport.com The Pittsburgh Steelers made it to the NFL’s Divisional Round in the AFC Playoffs last season, but lost to the eventual Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos. The Steelers were, however, playing without their star running back, Le’Veon Bell who suffered a season ending injury halfway through the year. The Steelers were one of the favorites to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl this upcoming … Continue reading How the Steelers will Perform with Bell and Bryant Suspended

Saints, Brees Have Not Talked About Contract for 3 Months

Photo Credit: fantasyfootballfans.net The New Orleans Saints and franchise quarterback Drew Brees haven’t discussed anything having to do with contract extensions in 3 months now. According to Brees, however, he is confident that he will receive a new offer soon. ESPN.com’s Mike Triplett reported a quote from Brees himself. “Not sure why things have not progressed,” Brees stated. This quote by the future Hall-of-Fame quarterback was … Continue reading Saints, Brees Have Not Talked About Contract for 3 Months

Andersen Officially Signs Contract with Cavaliers

Photo Credit: commercialappeal.com Power forward Chris Andersen has officially signed a 1-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Andersen, 38, has been in the NBA for 14 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 27 games and averaged 14.9 minutes per game, 3.9 points per game, 3.6 rebounds per game, 0.4 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game, and 0.6 steals … Continue reading Andersen Officially Signs Contract with Cavaliers

Celtics, Green Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Boston Celtics and small forward Gerald Green have agreed to a 1-year guaranteed contract. Green, 30, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 8 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 69 games and averaged 22.6 minutes per game, 8.9 points per game, 2.4 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, and … Continue reading Celtics, Green Reach Contract Agreement

Celtics, Zeller Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: FOX Sports The Boston Celtics and center Tyler Zeller have agreed to a 2-year, $16 million contract extension. Zeller, 26, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 60 games and averaged 11.8 minutes per game, 6.1 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 0.5 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per … Continue reading Celtics, Zeller Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Nowitzki Officially Signs Contract Extension with Mavericks

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Power forward Dirk Nowitzki has officially signed a 2-year, $50 million contract extension (up $10 million from the 2-year, $40 million contract extension they had agreed on) with the Dallas Mavericks. Nowitzki, 38, has been in the NBA for 18 seasons, all with the Mavericks. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 75 games and averaged 31.5 minutes per game, … Continue reading Nowitzki Officially Signs Contract Extension with Mavericks

“Prix-Viewing” the Honda Indy 200

Photo Credit: IndyCar The 12th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign takes us to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio on Sunday, July 31st. The indycars will race 90 laps around the 13-turn 2.258-mile natural terrain road course. Simon Pagenaud leads the Verizon IndyCar Series points championship after finishing in 2nd place in both the 1st and 2nd races of … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the Honda Indy 200

July 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 23rd, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Jones Suspended for PED Usage

Photo Credit: Colts.com Indianapolis Colts’ defensive tackle Arthur Jones has been suspended for 4 games due to his usage of performance-enhancing drugs. Jones, 30, has been in the NFL for 4 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He did not play for even one snap last season, as he was on the Colts’ injured reserved list due to an ankle injury. He is coming off … Continue reading Jones Suspended for PED Usage

Elliott Denies Domestic Assault Allegations

Photo Credit: youtube.com The 4th overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, running back Ezekiel Elliott, has been accused of and has denied the domestic assault accusations of a woman who claims she was Elliott’s former live-in girlfriend. The Dallas Cowboys, the NFL team that drafted Elliott this past April, have yet to comment on the situation, however, they have been made aware of the police … Continue reading Elliott Denies Domestic Assault Allegations

Green Agrees to Plea Deal, Will Not Face Jail Time

Photo Credit: grantland.com Golden State Warriors’ power forward Draymond Green has agreed to pay $560 for a noise violation and will not be forced to serve any jail time. Green was arrested on Sunday, July 10th in East Lansing, Michigan after police saw him strike former Michigan State Spartans’ cornerback Jermaine Edmondson, who Green is not permitted to contact for 1 year as a part … Continue reading Green Agrees to Plea Deal, Will Not Face Jail Time

Rose Claims People are Comparing Knicks to ‘Super’ Warriors

Photo Credit: nypost.com Newly acquired New York Knicks’ point guard Derrick Rose had an interesting take on where the Knicks stand in comparison to the rest of the league, and in particular, the Golden State Warriors. “They’re saying us and Golden State are super teams,” Rose said recently. Rose claims that the Knicks are being put in the same “super team” class that the Warriors have … Continue reading Rose Claims People are Comparing Knicks to ‘Super’ Warriors

Le’Veon Bell Faces 4 Game Suspension For Missing Drug Tests

Photo Credit : cropnorth.com The Pittsburgh Steelers will likely once again start the regular season without starting running back Le’Veon Bell. The Steelers’ star running back is facing a 4-game suspension for missing drug tests. Though the suspension is not yet final, it is probable to go through. This comes as bad news to the Steelers, considering that fans everywhere were excited for his return … Continue reading Le’Veon Bell Faces 4 Game Suspension For Missing Drug Tests

Enerson to Make IndyCar Debut at Mid-Ohio Driving for Dale Coyne Racing

Photo Credit: autosport.com RC Enerson, a 19-year-old American Indy Lights Series driver from New Port Richey, Florida, will be making his Verizon IndyCar Series debut on Sunday, July 31st at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in the Honda Indy 200. He will drive Dale Coyne Racing’s no. 19 Honda-powered machine for that race. Enerson sits 14th in this year’s Indy Lights standings, but that is … Continue reading Enerson to Make IndyCar Debut at Mid-Ohio Driving for Dale Coyne Racing

Ranking the NFL’s QB-RB-WR/TE Trios

Photo Credit: post-gazette.com This is a list of NFL team’s sorted by who has the best quarterback, running back, and wide receiver or tight end (essentially the quarterback’s best target) trio in the league. The wide receiver/tight end slot includes the position that the player listed there plays in parenthesis. The list starts at #32 and works its way up to #1.   32.  Cleveland Browns QB: … Continue reading Ranking the NFL’s QB-RB-WR/TE Trios

Ranking the NFL’s WR-WR/TE Duos

Photo Credit: sportingnews.com This is a list of NFL team’s sorted by who has the best wide receiver #1 and wide receiver #2/tight end duo. The wide receiver #2 /tight end slot includes the position that the player listed there plays in parenthesis. The list starts at #32 and works its way up to #1.   32.  San Francisco 49ers WR #1: Torrey Smith WR #2/TE: Vance McDonald (TE)   … Continue reading Ranking the NFL’s WR-WR/TE Duos

July 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! July 22nd, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Watt Undergoes Back Surgery

Photo Credit: deadspin.com Houston Texans’ defensive end JJ Watt has recently undergone back surgery. He will begin training camp on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list, but should be ready to start for the Texans’ defense in the 1st game of the 2016 NFL season. Watt, the only 3-time Defensive Player of the Year Award winner aside of New York Giants’ legend linebacker Lawrence … Continue reading Watt Undergoes Back Surgery

Grizzlies, Stephens Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: upsidemotor.com The Memphis Grizzlies and shooting guard DJ Stephens have agreed to a partially guaranteed 2-year contract Stephens, 25, has been in the NBA for 1 season, and that was with the Milwaukee Bucks. In his only NBA season, he played in 3 games and averaged 5.0 minutes per game, 2.3 points per game, 1.7 rebounds per game, 0.0 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, and 0.0 … Continue reading Grizzlies, Stephens Reach Contract Agreement

Josh Gordon meets with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about Reinstatement

Photo Credit: thesource.com After being suspended for roughly 2/3 of the 2014 season and sitting out the entire 2015 season due to violating the NFL’s drug policy, Josh Gordon has reportedly met with commissioner Roger Goodell about his reinstatement. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com and NFL Network, the 25-year-old wide receiver can apply for reinstatement on August 1. Rapoport also reported that this meeting … Continue reading Josh Gordon meets with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about Reinstatement

Pacers, Brooks Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: defpen.com The Indiana Pacers and point guard Aaron Brooks have agreed to a 1-year, $2.5 million contract. Brooks, 31, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 69 games and averaged 16.1 minutes per game, 7.1 points per game, 1.5 rebounds per game, 2.6 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, … Continue reading Pacers, Brooks Reach Contract Agreement

July 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS July 21st, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading July 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

2016 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

Photo Credit: etonline.com  Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers  Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks  Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals  Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers  Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints  Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars  Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals  Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins  Tom Brady, New England Patriots   Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts  Eli Manning, New York Giants  Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers  Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders  Tyrod … Continue reading 2016 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

2016 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings

Photo Credit: post-gazette.com  LeVeon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers  Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams  Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings  Lamar Miller, Houston Texans  Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys  David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals  Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons  Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers  Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs  Thomas Rawls, Seattle Seahawks  Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers  Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints  LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills  Jonathan Stewart, Carolina Panthers  Carlos … Continue reading 2016 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings

2016 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings

Photo Credit: talkoffamenetwork.com  Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers  Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants  Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons  DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans  Jordy Nelson, Green Bay Packers  AJ Green, Cincinnati Bengals  Allen Robinson, Jacksonville Jaguars  Dez Bryant, Dallas Cowboys  Keenan Allen, San Diego Chargers  Julian Edelman, New England Patriots  Amari Cooper, Oakland Raiders  Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina Panthers  Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills  Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos  Golden … Continue reading 2016 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings

2016 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated  Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots  Jordan Reed, Washington Redskins  Greg Olsen, Carolina Panthers  Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals  Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans  Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs  Gary Barnidge, Cleveland Browns  Coby Fleener, New Orleans Saints  Julius Thomas, Jacksonville Jaguars  Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks  Ladarius Green, Pittsburgh Steelers  Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles  Antonio Gates, San Diego Chargers  Zach Miller, Chicago Bears  Austin … Continue reading 2016 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings

2016 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

Photo Credit: freep.com  Seattle Seahawks  Carolina Panthers  Denver Broncos  Arizona Cardinals  Cincinnati Bengals  Los Angeles Rams  Minnesota Vikings  Houston Texans  Kansas City Chiefs  New York Jets  Miami Dolphins  Oakland Raiders  New England Patriots Baltimore Ravens  Buffalo Bills  Jacksonville Jaguars  New York Giants  Green Bay Packers  Pittsburgh Steelers  Washington Redskins  Detroit Lions  Chicago Bears  Dallas Cowboys  Atlanta Falcons  San Diego Chargers  Indianapolis Colts  Philadelphia Eagles  Tampa … Continue reading 2016 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

2016 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

Photo Credit: pulseheadlines.com  Stephen Gostkowski, New England Patriots  Graham Gano, Carolina Panthers  Chandler Catanzaro, Arizona Cardinals  Steven Hauschka, Seattle Seahawks  Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers  Justin Tucker, Baltimore Ravens  Brandon McManus, Denver Broncos  Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers  Cairo Santos, Kansas City Chiefs  Robbie Gould, Chicago Bears  Josh Brown, New York Giants  Dan Bailey, Dallas Cowboys  Blair Walsh, Minnesota Vikings  Nick Folk, New York Jets  Mike … Continue reading 2016 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

2016 Fantasy Football Head Coach Rankings

Photo Credit: wearemitu.com  Ron Rivera, Carolina Panthers  Mike McCarthy, Green Bay Packers  Bruce Arians, Arizona Cardinals  Marvin Lewis, Cincinnati Bengals  Mike Zimmer, Minnesota Vikings  Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks  Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers  Bill Belichick, New England Patriots  Jack Del Rio, Oakland Raiders  Andy Reid, Kansas City Chiefs  Gary Kubiak, Denver Broncos  Jay Gruden, Washington Redskins  Gus Bradley, Jacksonville Jaguars  Bill O’Brien, Houston Texans  Rex Ryan, … Continue reading 2016 Fantasy Football Head Coach Rankings

Cubs Battle in the 9th, Fall Short Against Mets

Photo Credit: amazinavenue.com It is true that in any good story that when the hero in the plot is attempting to achieve a goal, they run into trouble along the way at the hands of some sort of dominant adversary. That seems to be the best way to describe the Chicago Cubs against the New York Mets. After being swept in the NLCS by the Mets last … Continue reading Cubs Battle in the 9th, Fall Short Against Mets

Pelicans, Gee Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: rantsports.com The New Orleans Pelicans and small forward Alonzo Gee have agreed to a 1-year contract extension. Gee, 29, has been in the NBA for 7 seasons and has played for 6 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 73 games and averaged 22.4 minutes per game, 4.5 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 1.0 assist per game, 0.2 blocks per … Continue reading Pelicans, Gee Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Best Offensive and Defensive Players For Each Team in 2015

Photo Credit : si.com Photo Credit: CBS Sports and ESPN (team logos) OPOY= Each team’s “Offensive Player of the Year” DPOY= Each team’s “Defensive Player of the Year” QB= Quarterback RB= Running Back WR= Wide Receiver TE= Tight End OT= Offensive Tackle OG= Offensive Guard CB= Cornerback FS= Free Safety SS= Strong Safety LB= Linebacker DT= Defensive Tackle DE= Defensive End  Buffalo Bills OPOY: Tyrod Taylor, QB … Continue reading Best Offensive and Defensive Players For Each Team in 2015

July 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS July 20th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily … Continue reading July 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Barbosa Officially Signs Contract with Suns

Photo Credit: latinpost.com Shooting guard Leandro Barbosa has officially signed a 2-year, $8 million contract with the Phoenix Suns. Barbosa, 33, has been in the NBA for 13 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 68 games and averaged 15.9 minutes per game, 6.4 points per game, 1.7 rebounds per game, 1.2 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, … Continue reading Barbosa Officially Signs Contract with Suns

Predicting Winners For Every NFL Division

Photo Credit : operationsports.com AFC East: New England Patriots The Patriots lost Tom Brady for the first 4 weeks of the season due to suspension. But even with Tom out, the Patriots will still dominate the AFC East once again. AFC West: Kansas City Chiefs  I’d like to put the defending Super Bowl champions here, but without a quarterback that’s proven he can play at … Continue reading Predicting Winners For Every NFL Division

Early 2017 NBA Season and Postseason Predictions

Photo Credit: neosportsinsiders.com (featured image), CBS Sports and ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE Cleveland Cavaliers  Toronto Raptors  Boston Celtics  Indiana Pacers  Detroit Pistons  Charlotte Hornets  Atlanta Hawks  Washington Wizards  Chicago Bulls  Miami Heat  Milwaukee Bucks  New York Knicks  Orlando Magic  Philadelphia 76ers  Brooklyn Nets     WESTERN CONFERENCE  Golden State Warriors  San Antonio Spurs  Los Angeles Clippers  Memphis Grizzlies  Portland Trailblazers  Houston Rockets  Utah … Continue reading Early 2017 NBA Season and Postseason Predictions

Charles Tillman Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Cornerback Charles Tillman has announced his retirement from the NFL today. Tillman, 35, was in the NFL for 13 seasons; 12 with the Chicago Bears, and 1 with the Carolina Panthers. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 12 games and had 55 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovered, 2 interceptions, and 7 passes defended. Over his 13-year NFL career, … Continue reading Charles Tillman Announces his Retirement from the NFL

July 19th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS July 19th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily … Continue reading July 19th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Nuggets, Miller Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: bsndenver.com The Denver Nuggets and shooting guard Mike Miller have agreed to a 2-year, $5 million contract extension. Miller, 36, has been in the NBA for 16 seasons and has played for 7 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 47 games and averaged 7.9 minutes per game, 1.3 points per game, 1.1 rebounds per game, 0.9 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per … Continue reading Nuggets, Miller Reach Contract Extension Agreement

NCAA will Reward #1 Overall Seed in March Madness Tournament

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Starting in the 2017 NCAA Basketball March Madness tournament, the team that earns the number 1 overall seed in the tournament will be able to choose their location for the first 2 rounds of the tournament (the Round of 64 and the Round of 32). There are a total 8 locations for each of the 48 total games in the 1st and … Continue reading NCAA will Reward #1 Overall Seed in March Madness Tournament

Dolphins, Foster Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Miami Dolphins and running back Arian Foster have agreed on a 1-year, $1.million contract that includes incentives that could potentially bring the contract’s value up to $3.5 million. Foster, 29, has been in the NFL for 7 seasons, all with the Houston Texans. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 4 games and carried the ball 63 times for 163 yards … Continue reading Dolphins, Foster Reach Contract Agreement

Bucks, Plumlee Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: behindthebuckpass.com The Milwaukee Bucks and center Miles Plumlee have agreed to a 4-year, $50 million contract extension. Plumlee, 27, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 61 games and averaged 14.3 minutes per game, 5.1 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 0.3 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per … Continue reading Bucks, Plumlee Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Sunday Night Baseball: Red Sox @ Yankees

Photo Credit: pinstripealley.com This week’s installment of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball showcased one of the most iconic rivalries in sports: the New York Yankees vs the Boston Red Sox. Anytime these two teams play, fans of baseball take notice. This game, which was played on Sunday, July 17th, 2016 has as many storylines as one could give a regular season game in mid-July. In the vault … Continue reading Sunday Night Baseball: Red Sox @ Yankees

Nate Ebner Makes U.S. Olympic Rugby Sevens Team

Photo Credit: bostonherald.com New England Patriots’ safety Nate Ebner was one of the 12 players selected to be on the United States rugby team. Ebner is now the only active NFL player to ever qualify for a U.S. Olympic team. Ebner will return to the Patriots in training camp after the rugby competition, which will take place from August 6th through August 11th. Ebner was drafted … Continue reading Nate Ebner Makes U.S. Olympic Rugby Sevens Team

July 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS July 18th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily … Continue reading July 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Arian Foster Schedules Workouts with Lions and Dolphins

Photo Credit : cbssports.com Many of the top NFL free agents from the beginning of the offseason have been signed. But there are still a couple of floaters like Ryan Fitzpatrick, Andre Johnson, and of course, Arian Foster. Foster may soon be off this list, though, because he is set to workout for the Detroit Lions and the Miami Dolphins. Arian Foster is one of … Continue reading Arian Foster Schedules Workouts with Lions and Dolphins

The Heat’s Offseason Dilemma

Photo Credit: dwyanewadelegacy.sportsblog.com The Miami Heat appeared to have one of the best situations going into the 2016 offseason. They had a rejuvenated shooting guard in Dwyane Wade, an up and coming defensive center in Hassan Whiteside, and promising young players in small forward Justise Winslow and shooting guard Josh Richardson, not to mention the team nearly made the Eastern Conference Finals without their starting power … Continue reading The Heat’s Offseason Dilemma

Power Wins at Toronto

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Will Power has won the 2016 Honda Indy Toronto by a 1.5275-second margin of over teammate Helio Castroneves after 85 laps around the 11-turn, 1.786-mile temporary street circuit around Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. Power started the race in the 4th position, on the outside of the 2nd row. The win is Power’s 28th career Verizon IndyCar Series win, … Continue reading Power Wins at Toronto

Bourdais Tops Final Toronto Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar KV Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the final practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 11-turn 1.786-mile temporary street circuit around Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario in Canada for the Honda Indy Toronto with a fastest lap time of 61.213 seconds. Ryan Hunter-Reay, Graham Rahal, Josef Newgarden, and Helio Castroneves rounded out the top 5 … Continue reading Bourdais Tops Final Toronto Practice

July 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS July 17th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily … Continue reading July 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Clippers, Bass Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: silverscreenandroll.com The Los Angeles Clippers and power forward Brandon Bass have agreed to a 1-year, $1.5 million contract. Bass, 31, has been in the NBA for 11 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 66 games and averaged 20.3 minutes per game, 7.2 points per game, 4.3 rebounds per game, 1.1 assists per game, 0.8 … Continue reading Clippers, Bass Reach Contract Agreement

Dixon Takes Pole for Honda Indy Toronto

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in qualifying for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 11-turn 1.786-mile temporary street circuit around Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario in Canada for the Honda Indy Toronto with a top lap time of 59.907 seconds. Dixon sits 4th in the IndyCar championship standings as of right now, … Continue reading Dixon Takes Pole for Honda Indy Toronto

Bourdais Tops 3rd Toronto Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar KV Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the third practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 11-turn 1.786-mile temporary street circuit around Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario in Canada for the Honda Indy Toronto with a fastest lap time of 60.604 seconds. Simon Pagenaud, Will Power, Helio Castroneves, and Scott Dixon rounded out the top … Continue reading Bourdais Tops 3rd Toronto Practice

Wade Officially Signs Contract with Bulls

Photo Credit: hoopshabit.com Shooting guard Dwyane Wade has officially signed a 2-year, $47.5 million contract with the Chicago Bulls. Wade, 34, has been in the NBA for 13 seasons, all with the Miami Heat. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 74 games and averaged 30.5 minutes per game, 19.0 points per game, 4.1 rebounds per game, 4.6 assists per game, 0.6 blocks … Continue reading Wade Officially Signs Contract with Bulls

Pagenaud Tops 2nd Toronto Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the second practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 11-turn 1.786-mile temporary street circuit around Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario in Canada for the Honda Indy Toronto with a fastest lap time of 61.708 seconds. Helio Castroneves, Will Power, Scott Dixon, and James Hinchcliffe rounded out … Continue reading Pagenaud Tops 2nd Toronto Practice

Bourdais Tops 1st Toronto Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar KV Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race around the 11-turn 1.786-mile temporary street circuit around Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario in Canada for the Honda Indy Toronto with a fastest lap time of 62.909 seconds. Scott Dixon, Simon Pagenaud, Takuma Sato, and Graham Rahal rounded out … Continue reading Bourdais Tops 1st Toronto Practice

July 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS July 16th, 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 streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily … Continue reading July 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Ravens, Tucker Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: washingtontimes.com The Baltimore Ravens and kicker Justin Tucker have agree on a 4-year $16.8 million contract with $10.8 million in guarantees. The contract is the 2nd largest for a kicker in NFL history, and the largest in terms of guaranteed money. Tucker, 26, has been in the NFL for 4 seasons, all with the Ravens. He is coming off of a season in which … Continue reading Ravens, Tucker Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Cavaliers Trade Kaun to 76ers for Maduabum

Photo Credit: commercialappeal.com The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded center Sasha Kaun to the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Chukwudiebere Maduabum. Kaun, 31, has been in the NBA for 1 season, which was with the Cavaliers. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 25 games and averaged 3.8 minutes per game, 0.9 points per game, 1.0 rebound per game, 0.1 assists per game, 0.2 … Continue reading Cavaliers Trade Kaun to 76ers for Maduabum

Cavaliers, Andersen Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: commercialappeal.com The Cleveland Cavaliers and power forward Chris Andersen have agreed to a 1-year contract. Andersen, 38, has been in the NBA for 14 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 27 games and averaged 14.9 minutes per game, 3.9 points per game, 3.6 rebounds per game, 0.4 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game, and 0.6 steals per … Continue reading Cavaliers, Andersen Reach Contract Agreement

Lynch Suspended for 4 Games

Photo Credit: ninersnation.com San Francisco 49ers’ linebacker Aaron Lynch has been suspended for 4 games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Lynch, 23, has been in the NFL for 2 seasons, both with the 49ers. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 14 games and had 38 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 3 passes defended, and 7 stuffs. Over his 2-year NFL career, Lynch has played in 30 games and has 61 tackles, … Continue reading Lynch Suspended for 4 Games

Jets, Wilkerson Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: ESPN The New York Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson have agreed on a 5-year, $86 million contract extension with $36.75 million in guarantees, including a $15 million signing bonus. The New York Jets had franchise-tagged Wilkerson earlier this year, but he wanted to play in the 2016 NFL season under a long-tern deal rather than the franchise tag. Wilkerson, 26, has been in the NFL for 5 seasons, all with the Jets. … Continue reading Jets, Wilkerson Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Foye Officially Signs Contract with Nets

Photo Credit: ESPN Shooting guard Randy Foye has officially signed a 1-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets. Foye, 32, has been in the NBA for 10 seasons and has played for 6 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 81 games and averaged 20.3 minutes per game, 5.9 points per game, 1.9 rebounds per game, 2.0 assists per game, 0.4 blocks … Continue reading Foye Officially Signs Contract with Nets

Broncos, Miller Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: FOX Sports The Denver Broncos and linebacker Von Miller have agreed on a 6-year, $114.5 million contract extension with $70 million in guarantees. The contract contains the largest guaranteed money amount for any non-quarterback in NFL history. The Broncos had franchise-tagged Miller earlier this year, but he wanted to play in the 2016 NFL season under a long-tern deal rather than the franchise … Continue reading Broncos, Miller Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Brady Decides Not to Appeal Deflategate Suspension Any Further

Photo Credit: baltimoresun.com New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady has decided to take his appeal of his 4-game suspension no further, as the only place it could have gone to from here was the Supreme Court. The suspension comes as a result of the Patriots being accused of deflating footballs in their 45-7 AFC Championship game win back in January of 2015 over the Indianapolis … Continue reading Brady Decides Not to Appeal Deflategate Suspension Any Further

Drummond Officially Signs Contract Extension with Pistons

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Center Andre Drummond has officially signed a 5-year, $130 million contract extension with the Detroit Pistons. Drummond, 22, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Pistons. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 81 games and averaged 32.9 minutes per game, 16.2 points per game, 14.8 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per game, 1.4 blocks per … Continue reading Drummond Officially Signs Contract Extension with Pistons

Draymond Green Arrest Update and Analysis

Photo Credit: Sporting News Most basketball fans know the name Draymond Green. The power forward/center has drawn a lot of attention this season playing for the record-setting 73-9 Golden State Warriors team. Whether you love him or hate him, he is one of the best players in the NBA. One of the most well-known things about him is not his game, however. He is more … Continue reading Draymond Green Arrest Update and Analysis

Clippers Agree to Trade Wilcox to Magic for Marble and a 2020 2nd Round Pick

Photo Credit: NBA The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade shooting guard CJ Wilcox to the Orlando Magic in exchange for small forward Devyn Marble and a 2nd round draft pick in 2020. Wilcox will be owed $1.2 million this upcoming season, while Marble will be owed $1 million. Wilcox, 25, has been in the NBA for 2 seasons, both with the Clippers. He is coming off of a season in which he played … Continue reading Clippers Agree to Trade Wilcox to Magic for Marble and a 2020 2nd Round Pick