Week 1 NCAA Football Top 25 Matchups

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (0-0) vs. #20 Southern California Trojans (0-0)  #2 Clemson Tigers (0-0) vs.   Auburn Tigers (0-0)  #3 Oklahoma Sooners (0-0) vs.  #15 Houston Cougars (0-0)  #4 Florida State Seminoles (0-0) vs.  #11 Mississippi Rebels (0-0)  #5 Louisiana State Tigers (0-0) vs.  Wisconsin Badgers (0-0)  #6 Ohio State Buckeyes (0-0) vs.  Bowling Green Falcons … Continue reading Week 1 NCAA Football Top 25 Matchups

Zach Mettenberger Signs with Steelers

Photo Credit: Tennessean The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed quarterback Zach Mettenberger after the San Diego Chargers cut him. The Chargers recently signed Mettenberger after he was cut by the Tennessee Titans. Mettenberger, 25, has been in the NFL for 2 seasons, both of which with the Titans. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 7 games and completed 101 of … Continue reading Zach Mettenberger Signs with Steelers

The Raiders Have Looked Good in the Preseason

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area The Oakland Raiders haven’t had a winning record in years. However, there is some hope that this season may be a big improvement and give those dedicated Raider fans something to look forward to. This last game against the Tennessee Titans, the Raiders didn’t have a good showing of their run game or their run defense. The Raiders showed a decent ability to … Continue reading The Raiders Have Looked Good in the Preseason

Nuggets Trade Lauvergne to Thunder for 2 Future 2nd Round Draft Picks

Photo Credit: NBA The Denver Nuggets have traded power forward Joffrey Lauvergne to the Oklahoma City Thunder for two future 2nd round draft picks. Lauvergne will be owed $1.7 million this upcoming NBA season. Lauvergne, 24, has been in the NBA for 2 seasons, both with the Nuggets. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 59 games and averaged 17.6 … Continue reading Nuggets Trade Lauvergne to Thunder for 2 Future 2nd Round Draft Picks

August 31st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 31st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Benjamin Watson Tears Achilles; Out for the Season

Photo Credit: The Baltimore Wire Baltimore Ravens’ tight end Benjamin Watson has torn his achilles and will miss the entirety of the 2016 NFL season. Watson, 35, has played in the NFL for 12 seasons and has been on 3 different teams, not including the Ravens with whom he just signed during this past offseason. He is coming off of a season in which he … Continue reading Benjamin Watson Tears Achilles; Out for the Season

Final 2016 NFL Preseason Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 32.   San Francisco 49ers 31.  Cleveland Browns 30.  Philadelphia Eagles 29.  Tennessee Titans 28.  San Diego Chargers 27.  New Orleans Saints  26.  Chicago Bears 25.  Dallas Cowboys 24.  Miami Dolphins 23.  Detroit Lions 22.  Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21.  Los Angeles Rams 20.  Atlanta Falcons 19.  New York Giants 18.  Buffalo Bills 17.  Baltimore Ravens 16.  Indianapolis Colts 15.  Jacksonville Jaguars 14.  Oakland Raiders 13.  Washington Redskins 12.  New York Jets 11.  Houston Texans 10.  Denver Broncos 9.  Kansas City Chiefs 8.  Minnesota … Continue reading Final 2016 NFL Preseason Power Rankings

Bridgewater Out for the Season After Tearing ACL in Practice

Photo Credit: standingosports.com Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will miss the entire 2016 NFL season after tearing his ACL and suffering other structural damage in his knee in the team’s practice today. Bridgewater, 23, has been in the NFL for 2 seasons, both of which with the Vikings. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 16 games and completed 292 … Continue reading Bridgewater Out for the Season After Tearing ACL in Practice

Independent NCAA Football Teams Week 1 Predictions

Photo Credit: Texas Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  #10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2016 record: 0-0 Week 1 Matchup: @  Texas Longhorns Prediction: Notre Dame wins by a score of 24-14  Brigham Young Cougars 2016 record: 0-0 Week 1: @  Arizona Wildcats Prediction: Brigham Young loses by a score of 17-3  Army Black Knights 2016 record: 0-0 Week 1: @  Temple Owls Prediction: Army loses by a score of 31-7 … Continue reading Independent NCAA Football Teams Week 1 Predictions

Bucks, Novak Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: ESPN The Milwaukee Bucks and small forward Steve Novak have agreed to a contract extension. Novak, 33, has been in the NBA for 10 seasons and has played for 9 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 10 games and averaged 4.4 minutes per game, 2.4 points per game, 0.5 rebounds per game, 0.0 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, and 0.0 … Continue reading Bucks, Novak Reach Contract Extension Agreement

August 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Trevor Siemian Named Starting Quarterback of the Broncos

Photo Credit: foxsports.com The Denver Broncos have named Trevor Siemian their starting quarterback back according to Ian Rapoport. Siemian was drafted in 2015 by the Broncos in the 7th round. His first NFL debut was against the Pittsburgh Steelers, when he knelt down to end the first half. After impressing Head Coach Gary Kubiak in preseason and training camp, Siemian has won the job over Mark … Continue reading Trevor Siemian Named Starting Quarterback of the Broncos

Kings, Lawson Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Zimbio The Sacramento Kings and point guard Ty Lawson have agreed to a 1-year contract. Lawson, 28, has been in the NBA for 7 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 66 games and averaged 21.4 minutes per game, 5.7 points per game, 1.8 rebounds per game, 3.6 assists per game, … Continue reading Kings, Lawson Reach Contract Agreement

August 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

NFL Fantasy 3 Round Mock Draft

Photo Credit: cbssports.com This is a standard league mock draft for the first 3 rounds of a 10 team league. Round 1: Pick 1: Antonio Brown, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers Pick 2: Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons Pick 3: Todd Gurley, RB, Los Angeles Rams Pick 4: Odell Beckham Jr, WR, New York Giants Pick 5: DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans Pick 6: Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings Pick … Continue reading NFL Fantasy 3 Round Mock Draft

Eric Berry Signs Franchise Tender

Photo Credit: foxsports.com Kansas City Chiefs’ safety Eric Berry has signed his franchise deal and will report to practice on Monday according to Ian Rapoport. The two did not agree on a long-term deal during offseason, resulting in Berry not reporting to any workouts. He was not under contract, so he was not fined for skipping those workouts. After over-coming Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2015, Berry … Continue reading Eric Berry Signs Franchise Tender

Tony Romo Out for 6-10 Weeks with Broken Bone in Back

Photo Credit: theodysseyonline.com Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo will be out for 6 to 10 weeks after breaking a bone in his back in the Cowboys’ preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. Cowboys’ backup quarterback Dak Prescott will be the starter at least until Romo is healthy again, and maybe longer if he does well in Romo’s absence. Romo, 36, has played in the NFL … Continue reading Tony Romo Out for 6-10 Weeks with Broken Bone in Back

Colts Sign Running Back Stevan Ridley

Photo Credit: espn.com Running back Stevan Ridley signed with the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday to a 1-year, veteran deal. He was called for a workout on Friday before being signed by them. Ridley was drafted in 2011 by the New England Patriots. His best performance was in 2012 when he rushed 290 times for 1,263 yards and 12 touchdowns. After that, he saw his performance … Continue reading Colts Sign Running Back Stevan Ridley

IndyCar Championship Top 5s Prediction List Through the 2020 Season

Photo Credit: openwheel33.com 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship: Will Power Simon Pagenaud Josef Newgarden Tony Kanaan Scott Dixon 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship: Ryan Hunter-Reay Josef Newgarden Simon Pagenaud Will Power Scott Dixon 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship: Josef Newgarden Graham Rahal Ryan Hunter-Reay James Hinchcliffe Carlos Munoz 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship: Josef Newgarden James Hinchcliffe Graham Rahal Carlos Munoz Mikhail Aleshin 2020 Verizon … Continue reading IndyCar Championship Top 5s Prediction List Through the 2020 Season

August 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Rahal Wins at Texas by 0.0080 Seconds Over Hinchcliffe

Photo Credit: IndyCar Let’s put ourselves back in 2012 for a moment. There are 3 laps to go at the 2012 Firestone 550. Graham Rahal, who is driving for Chip Ganassi Racing, is out front with a comfortable lead over Justin Wilson. He is poised to win his first IndyCar race since the 2008 season, when he won his first IndyCar race in the first … Continue reading Rahal Wins at Texas by 0.0080 Seconds Over Hinchcliffe

Predicting the Missouri Tigers’ Football Season Schedule Results

Photo Credit: gamedayr.com Missouri @  West Virginia: Loss  East Michigan @  Missouri: Win  #18 Georgia @  Missouri: Loss  Delaware State @  Missouri: Win  Missouri @  #5 Louisiana State: Loss  #25 Florida @  Missouri: Loss  Middle Tennessee at  Missouri: Win  Kentucky @  Missouri: Win  Missouri @  South Carolina Win  Vanderbilt @  Missouri: Win  Missouri @  #19 Tennessee: Loss  Arkansas @  Missouri: Loss   Overall Projected Record: 6-6 … Continue reading Predicting the Missouri Tigers’ Football Season Schedule Results

Tavon Austin Signs Extension with Rams

Photo Credit: bluegoldsports.com Los Angeles Rams wide-receiver Tavon Austin has signed a contract extension for four years, $42 million. $30 million is guaranteed for the young wide-receiver. The Rams picked up his fifth-year option during offseason, which locks him in for the next six seasons. He is known to be a very versatile weapon that can line up anywhere on the field, which includes being … Continue reading Tavon Austin Signs Extension with Rams

Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap

Balotelli Italy Return? Mario Balotelli is looking to end his spell with Liverpool to move to his home country of Italy. Palermo are looking to sign the Italian, however, Balotelli’s wage demands are the one thing holding them back. We can expect more on this story in the next couple of days. Manchester United Targeting Portugal Defender? Jose Mourinho is targeting his Portugeese counterpart, Jose … Continue reading Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap

August 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Final 2016 NCAA Football Preseason Top 25 Rankings

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 25.  Miami Hurricanes 24.  Oregon Ducks 23.  Louisville Cardinals 22.  North Carolina Tar Heels 21.  Baylor Bears 20.  Oklahoma State Cowboys 19.  California-Los Angeles Bruins 18.  Southern California Trojans 17.  Iowa Hawkeyes 16.  Washington Huskies 15.  Georgia Bulldogs 14.  Michigan State Spartans 13.  Houston Cougars 12.  Texas Christian Horned Frogs 11.  Mississippi Rebels 10.  Tennessee Volunteers 9.  Notre Dame Fighting Irish 8.  Louisiana State Tigers 7.  Stanford Cardinal 6.  Ohio State Buckeyes 5.  Michigan Wolverines 4.  Florida State Seminoles 3.  Oklahoma … Continue reading Final 2016 NCAA Football Preseason Top 25 Rankings

76ers Trade Marshall to Jazz for Pleiss and 2 Future 2nd Round Draft Picks

Photo Credit: deadspin.com The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to trade point guard Kendall Marshall to the Utah Jazz in exchange for center Tibor Pleiss and 2 future 2nd round draft picks. Marshall will be owed $2 million this upcoming season, while Pleiss will be owed $3 million. Marshall, 25, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season … Continue reading 76ers Trade Marshall to Jazz for Pleiss and 2 Future 2nd Round Draft Picks

End of Tony Romo Era in Dallas?

Photo Credit : theinscibermag.com Though he has never been able to bring the Dallas Cowboys a ring, quarterback Tony Romo has kept the Dallas Cowboys a competitive team for a long time. But with injury after injury and a rookie quarterback playing at an elite level in preseason, should we keep in mind that Romo’s time in Dallas might be coming to a close? Tony … Continue reading End of Tony Romo Era in Dallas?

August 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Champions League Draw

Photo Via: UEFA.com With the season just kicking off, Champions League is just around the corner, and today, we got even further on that road to Cardiff, with the Champions League draw concluding earlier this afternoon. This year’s draw looks to be an exciting one, so we will get right into the results. Group A: Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), Arsenal (ENG), Basel (SUI), Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) … Continue reading Champions League Draw

Everything to Know About California vs. Hawaii

Photo Credit- drbobsports.com Who– California Golden Bears vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Where- California and Hawaii will play at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia. It’s the first American football game in Sydney and the first in Australia since 1987. When- Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 10:00 pm E.T. TV Channel- ESPN will broadcast the game on Friday night. 2015 Hawaii- 3-10 record 2015 California- 8-5 record Prediction- California … Continue reading Everything to Know About California vs. Hawaii

Perfect Player Series: Making the Perfect Running Back

Photo Credit: mmqb.si.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Vision & Versatility-  Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers When you watch Le’Veon Bell get the handoff, he doesn’t shoot right up the middle straight away, he instead uses his patience to wait for the offensive line to create a gap and then uses his vision to find the gap and runs through it. Bell is also arguably the … Continue reading Perfect Player Series: Making the Perfect Running Back

Taysom Hill Named Starter Over Tanner Mangum

Photo Credit- no2minutewarning.com Earlier on Tuesday, Taysom Hill celebrated his 26th birthday with a starting role position announcement. All offseason, one of the main questions for BYU was to start either Hill or Tanner Mangum. Many people thought that BYU should move on past the Taysom era and Hill that Mangum is part of the future. Other fans knew hill would start because of his willingness to come back … Continue reading Taysom Hill Named Starter Over Tanner Mangum

Top 5 NBA Busts of All Time

Photo Credit- bigblueinsider.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 5-  Sam Bowie (Portland Trailblazers, #2 overall pick in 1984) Photo Credit- pdxboomblog.wordpress.com Most people consider Bowie to be the worst draft of all time, for Portland passed up Michael Jordan, John Stockton, and Charles Barkley. Sam averaged 10 points per game and two assists per game. 4-  Shawn Bradley (Philadelphia 76ers, #2 overall pick in 1993) Photo Credit- pdxboomblog.wordpress.com Bradley, the … Continue reading Top 5 NBA Busts of All Time

Browns Trade Barkevious Mingo to the Patriots

Photo Credit: Ohio.com The Cleveland Browns have traded linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots for a 2017 fifth round pick. The Patriots receive a linebacker who should be able to help this defensive core right away. Mingo, 25, was selected by the Browns with the 6th overall pick in the 2013 draft out of LSU. For being selected 6th overall, Mingo has not had a … Continue reading Browns Trade Barkevious Mingo to the Patriots

Perfect Player Series: Making the Perfect Wide Receiver

Photo Credit: http://www.huffingtonpost.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) If you’ve already read the previous article of the Perfect Player Series (Making the Perfect Quarterback), then you should know how this works already. If you haven’t read it yet then check it out if you want the explanation of how its done. Anyways, lets dive into what I think the perfect wide receiver would look like. … Continue reading Perfect Player Series: Making the Perfect Wide Receiver

U.S. Women in the Olympics

Photo Credit: LA Times Once again, the United States dominated the Olympics. They lead in both golds and total medals, almost doubling the second highest country in both categories. Although big stories like Michael Phelps and the United States basketball team dominated media attention, the real reason for the United States dominance may lie in the country’s treatment of women. Women led the way in both gold … Continue reading U.S. Women in the Olympics

Terry Officially Signs Contract with Bucks

Photo Credit: insidehoops.com Shooting guard Jason Terry has officially signed a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. Terry, 38, has been in the NBA for 17 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 72 games and averaged 17.5 minutes per game, 5.9 points per game, 1.1 rebounds per game, 1.4 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and … Continue reading Terry Officially Signs Contract with Bucks

Timberwolves, Lucas Reach Training Camp Deal

Photo Credit: NBA The Minnesota Timberwolves and point guard John Lucas III have agreed to a training camp deal. Lucas, 33, has been in the NBA for 7 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. In his latest season, which was the 2014-2015 season, he played in 21 games and averaged 13.0 minutes per game, 4.7 points per game, 0.8 rebounds per game, 2.9 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, and … Continue reading Timberwolves, Lucas Reach Training Camp Deal

Timberwolves, Murry Reach Training Camp Deal

Photo Credit: NBA The Minnesota Timberwolves and small forward Toure’ Murry have agreed to a training camp deal. Murry, 26, has been in the NBA for 2 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. In his latest season, which was the 2014-2015 season, he played in 5 games and averaged 3.6 minutes per game, 1.2 points per game, 0.2 rebounds per game, 0.2 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per … Continue reading Timberwolves, Murry Reach Training Camp Deal

Bucks, Terry Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: insidehoops.com The Milwaukee Bucks and shooting guard Jason Terry have agreed to a contract. Terry, 38, has been in the NBA for 17 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 72 games and averaged 17.5 minutes per game, 5.9 points per game, 1.1 rebounds per game, 1.4 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, … Continue reading Bucks, Terry Reach Contract Agreement

Nuggets, Wolters Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: NBA The Denver Nuggets and point guard Nate Wolters have agreed to a contract. Wolters, 25, has been in the NBA for 2 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. In his latest season of play, which was the 2014-2015 season, he played in 21 games and averaged 11.8 minutes per game, 2.0 points per game, 1.6 rebounds per game, 1.0 assist per game, 0.1 blocks per game, … Continue reading Nuggets, Wolters Reach Contract Agreement

Gateway Motorsports Park Added to IndyCar’s 2017 Schedule

Photo Credit: arcamidwesttour.com Each of the 16 races on this season’s Verizon IndyCar Series schedule are all set to return to the series for the 2017 season. Now, the series has added a race to put the provisional total number of races in the 2017 campaign at 17. IndyCar has announced that the series will be returning to Gateway Motorsports Park for the first time since … Continue reading Gateway Motorsports Park Added to IndyCar’s 2017 Schedule

Running Order of the Firestone 600 when it was Suspended/Starting Grid for the Firestone 428

Photo Credit: IndyCar This will be the starting grid for this Saturday night’s remainder of the Firestone 600, which was initially scheduled for Saturday, June 11th before getting bumped back to Sunday, June 12th due to rain. On Sunday, the race was suspended to this Saturday, August 27th, with just 71 laps of the 248 scheduled laps completed. NOTE: Some drivers will start with more fuel than … Continue reading Running Order of the Firestone 600 when it was Suspended/Starting Grid for the Firestone 428

“Prix-Viewing” the Firestone 428

Photo Credit: theapexracing.co No, the official name of the IndyCar race this weekend is not the Firestone 428. The official name of the race is the Firestone 600. But 172 kilometers of the race were already raced back in early June. Why? Well, that’s kind of a long story. The 14th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series calendar brings us back to … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the Firestone 428

Florida Panthers-Arizona Coyotes Trade

Photo Credit: thehockeynews.com The Florida Panthers have traded David Bolland and 2015 1st round pick Lawson Crouse to the Arizona Coyotes for a 2017 3rd round pick and a 2018 2nd round pick. Bolland, 30, was selected in the second round with the 32nd overall pick by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2004. In 433 NHL games, Bolland has scored 85 goals and has tallied 123 assists for … Continue reading Florida Panthers-Arizona Coyotes Trade

Ryan Lochte to Join “Dancing with the Stars”

Photo Credit: Ryan Lochte If you watched the 2012 or 2016 Summer Olympics, you probably heard Ryan Lochte’s name at some point, but in case you didn’t know, he is a 12-time Olympic swimming medalist who could possibly add a new trophy to his collection soon. It has been announced that he will compete on the 23rd season of the hit ABC show “Dancing with … Continue reading Ryan Lochte to Join “Dancing with the Stars”

Landry Jones’ Subpar Performance Puts Steelers in an Uncomfortable Position 

Photo Credit: Sports World Report The Steelers’ backup quarterback had an abysmal showing versus the Eagles during the second week of the preseason, throwing four interceptions in his only half of play. The Oklahoma alum earned a few starts in Ben Roethlisberger’s absence last season after official back up Bruce Gradkowski injured his hamstring and Mike Vick was benched do to poor play quality. Jones … Continue reading Landry Jones’ Subpar Performance Puts Steelers in an Uncomfortable Position 

Perfect Player Series: Making the Perfect Quarterback

Photo Credit: http://www.foxsports.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) We all know of star quarterbacks such as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, but what if we combined the strengths of some of the today’s best quarterbacks to make the ultimate quarterback? Here is what I think a perfect quarterback would look like. Arm-  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers Rodgers’ throw-on-the-run accuracy is unbelievable, not to mention  his … Continue reading Perfect Player Series: Making the Perfect Quarterback

August 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Why Rams’ Fans Should Not Sweat About Goff Sitting 

Photo Credit: USA Today The Rams made many splashes this offseason. Returning to LA was one thing, but they also traded up to the 1st pick of 2016 NFL Draft to take quarterback Jared Goff out of California. When you pick that high, you definitely want a player that can be the franchise, and they picked a new quarterback in a new city; a reason to follow the Rams … Continue reading Why Rams’ Fans Should Not Sweat About Goff Sitting 

Chargers Pull Back Bosa’s Offer

Photo Credit: ftw.usatoday.com The San Diego Chargers announced on August 24 that they are pulling their offer to Joey Bosa after he declined the team’s “best offer”. A Chargers statement says they presented the defensive end with an offer that included an initial signing bonus larger than any rookie in the past two NFL drafts, more money for 2016 than any other rookie in his class … Continue reading Chargers Pull Back Bosa’s Offer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Still Not Race Ready

Photo Credit: USA Today After a concussion he suffered in June, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is still undergoing treatment. He will not be racing for another two weeks at least. Rick Hendrick, the team owner, says that Earnhardt wants to get back and is “following what the doctors are saying, to a letter, and doing exactly what he needs to do”, according to ESPN. Earnhardt’s biggest … Continue reading Dale Earnhardt Jr. Still Not Race Ready

Remembering Justin Wilson: One Year Later

Photo Credit: motorsportswelcome.wordpress.com Today, Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic death of the late Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson, who was just 37 years old at the time of his passing. His death was the first and only death since IndyCar switched to their new DW12 chassis back at the beginning of the 2012 season, and it was the … Continue reading Remembering Justin Wilson: One Year Later

Dodgers Have No Luck Giving Away Puig

Photocredit: bleacherreport.com Nick Cafardo, of the Boston Globe, said “The Dodgers are trying to give away Puig, but no luck. Puig, with Triple-A Oklahoma City, is considered toxic at the moment, but it takes only one team to want him. He doesn’t have too many allies in the Dodgers organization, but as one team official said recently, ‘At some point, the talent, the maturity is … Continue reading Dodgers Have No Luck Giving Away Puig

NFL Standings and Team Records Predictions

Photo Credit: americanfootballfilms.com AFC East: 1. New England Patriots, 13-3 2. New York Jets, 10-6 3. Miami Dolphins, 6-10 4. Buffalo Bills, 5-11 AFC North: 1. Pittsburgh Steelers, 11-5 2. Cincinnati Bengals, 10-6 3. Baltimore Ravens, 9-7 4. Cleveland Browns, 3-13 AFC West: 1. Denver Broncos, 11-5 2. Kansas City Chiefs, 10-6 3. Oakland Raiders, 10-6 4. San Diego Chargers, 4-12 AFC South: 1. Jacksonville … Continue reading NFL Standings and Team Records Predictions

Patriots Trade Stork to Redskins

Photo Credit: ttownsports.com The New England Patriots have traded their veteran center Bryan Stork to the Washington Redskins in exchange for a conditional draft pick. Stork was the team’s starting center as a rookie in 2014, and had an impressive year which culminated in a Super Bowl victory. Since then, he’s been plagued with many injuries including 4 concussions. Early into the offseason, 2nd year … Continue reading Patriots Trade Stork to Redskins

Dez Bryant Suffers Concussion

Photo Credit : sportingnews.com The Dallas Cowboys have just lost one of their biggest names. Wide receiver Dez Bryant has suffered a concussion. Though this injury will likely not keep him out of the regular season, there’s a good chance his 2016 preseason is over. He has been ruled out for Thursday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. Bryant was out almost all of last season … Continue reading Dez Bryant Suffers Concussion

August 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Cody Ceci Signs with the Senators

Photo Credit: Ottawa Sun Restricted free agent defenseman Cody Ceci has agreed to terms with the Ottawa Senators. The contract is for 2 seasons with an average annual value of around $2.8 million. Ceci, 22, was the 15th pick in the 2012 entry draft. He set career highs this season with 10 goals and 26 points, while tying his career high in assists at 26. … Continue reading Cody Ceci Signs with the Senators

The Black Mamba: A Look at One of Basketball’s Fiercest Competitors Ever

Image from sportsworldnews.com Design by Isaiah Matute On this day in 1978, Pamela Cox Bryant gave birth to her third child with Joe Bryant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This child was named after a Japanese city, Kobe, and his father’s nickname, which was Jellybean. Before he was the Black Mamba, he was Kobe Bean Bryant, a young kid whose father and uncle, John “Chubby” Cox both … Continue reading The Black Mamba: A Look at One of Basketball’s Fiercest Competitors Ever

August 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Antonio Cromartie Signs with Colts

Photo Credit: Sporting News After the Indianapolis Colts learned cornerback Vontae Davis will be sidelined for at least a month with an ankle injury, the Colts agreed to a one-year deal with 4x Pro Bowler cornerback Antonio Cromartie. Cromartie played for the New York Jets last season before being released after having a minimal impact on the Jets’ defense alongside cornerback Darrelle Revis. Cromartie recorded … Continue reading Antonio Cromartie Signs with Colts

Power Wins at Pocono

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Will Power, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, has won the postponed Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania after 200 laps of excitement around the 2.5-mile tri-oval. The race was originally scheduled to be run yesterday at 3:09 PM ET, but there were heavy rains that poured down over the track that … Continue reading Power Wins at Pocono

August 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

IndyCar Race at Pocono Postponed Until Tomorrow Due to Rain

Photo Credit: IndyCar The 2016 ABC Supply 500 has been postponed until Monday, August 22nd with a provisional green flag drop at 12:09 PM ET after the rains poured down over the 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania all afternoon. The race will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network starting at 12 PM ET tomorrow. The race was originally scheduled for today, Sunday, August 21st, … Continue reading IndyCar Race at Pocono Postponed Until Tomorrow Due to Rain

Outlaws Win MLL Championship

Photo Credit: denver.cbslocal.com The Denver Outlaws have won the Major League Lacrosse Championship for the second time in three seasons. They defeated the Ohio Machine on Saturday to secure their title. It was Denver’s 10th win total of the season, making them the only team with a double-digit win count. The first half of the game was all Machine. Ohio was up 9-3 at the … Continue reading Outlaws Win MLL Championship

August 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 August 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Castroneves Tops Final Pocono Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, with a fastest lap speed of 218.824 miles per hour. Carlos Munoz, Simon Pagenaud, Sebastien Bourdais, and Scott Dixon rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this final … Continue reading Castroneves Tops Final Pocono Practice

Aleshin Takes Pole at Pocono

Photo Credit: IndyCar Schmidt Peterson Motorsport’s Mikhail Aleshin, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the speed charts in the qualifying session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania with a 2-lap average speed of 220.445 miles per hour. Josef Newgarden, Takuma Sato, Helio Castroneves and Carlos Munoz rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this qualifying … Continue reading Aleshin Takes Pole at Pocono

Top 5 College Football Rivalries

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report With the college football season right around the corner, there isn’t a better way to get pumped for the season then to take a look at all the hated matchups we will see this year. 5) Yale Bulldogs vs.  Harvard Crimson  Yup, Ivy League Football. This game between probably the two most academically prestigious schools in the nation is the longest running rivalry … Continue reading Top 5 College Football Rivalries

Aleshin Tops 1st Pocono Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Schmidt Peterson Motorsport’s Mikhail Aleshin, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania  with a fastest lap speed of 221.932 miles per hour. James Hinchcliffe, Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi, and Carlos Munoz rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this practice … Continue reading Aleshin Tops 1st Pocono Practice

August 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading August 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

USA Comes Back From Disqualification

Photo Credit: SB Nation The United States women’s track team had a rough day on Thursday when their 4×100 meter relay team dropped the baton, giving them a time of 1:06.71 and disqualifying them. Sad, short story, right? Wrong. A protest by the USA claimed that sprinter Allyson Felix, arguably one of the fastest woman sprinters in the world, was bumped by a Brazilian runner … Continue reading USA Comes Back From Disqualification

Top College Football Rivalry Games in the 2016 Season and Score Predictions

Photo Credit- bleacherreport.com 4- Utah vs BYU Photo Credit- BYUFootblog.com Utah leads, 58–34–4 First game– Utah 12, BYU 4 April 6, 1896 Most recent game– Utah 35, BYU 28 December 19, 2015 Current Winning Streak– Utah 5 (2010–present) Next game– Saturday, Sep. 10, 2016 My Prediction– BYU 24, Utah 21   3- Georgia vs Florida Photo Credit- JaxSheriff.org Georgia leads 49–42–2 (per Florida) Georgia leads 50–42– (per Georgia) First meeting– November 6, … Continue reading Top College Football Rivalry Games in the 2016 Season and Score Predictions

August 19th NFL Preseason Predictions

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), CBS Sports/ESPN (team logos)  New York Jets versus  Washington Redskins Both of these teams have played two tight games. The Jets won their game by a score of 17-13, and the Redskins lost their game by a score of 23-17. My player to watch for on the Redskins is quarterback Nate Sudfeld. The rookie out of Indiana showed good signs … Continue reading August 19th NFL Preseason Predictions

Garoppolo Shines Against the Bears

Photo Credit: sportsworldreport.com Jimmy Garoppolo began to look like an NFL starting quarterback in his second preseason game against the Chicago Bears. Following a slow 1st quarter, Garoppolo led the Patriots on two impressive drives. One resulted in a touchdown, and the other in a turnover at the goal line. Towards the end of the 1st half, Garoppolo was given the opportunity to put some points … Continue reading Garoppolo Shines Against the Bears

What Should Have Been: Len Bias

Photo source: ESPN   This is part three of a series titled “What Should Have Been,” documenting players and teams in NBA history who should have been great but were held back by injuries or other setbacks.   “The Boston Celtics select Len Bias of the University of Maryland.” Commissioner David Stern spoke those words on June 17, 1986. Len Bias was supposed to bridge … Continue reading What Should Have Been: Len Bias

Le’Veon Bell Has Suspension Reduced

Photo Credit : sportsglory.com Pittsburgh Steelers fans can rest a little bit easier knowing that their star runningback Le’Veon Bell will be on the sidelines a little less than suspected. Bell’s 4 game suspension has been reduced to 3 games. Bell will now be suspended for games against the Washington Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, and Philadelphia Eagles. Reducing the suspension by 1 game brings him back … Continue reading Le’Veon Bell Has Suspension Reduced

Could RG3 Be The Comeback Player of The Year?

Photo Credit : foxsports.com The obvious comeback player of the year canadiates are players like Andrew Luck, Le’Veon Bell, and Jammal Charles. But one that I failed to consider until now was Robert Griffin III. RG3’s career has gone down hill since his spectacular rookie of the year performance in 2012. Once projected to be the franchise quarterback for the Redskins for years to come, … Continue reading Could RG3 Be The Comeback Player of The Year?

August 19th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading August 19th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

3/4 of the Season MLB Award Predictions 

With the MLB season almost done, here are predictions for the awards handed out at the end of the season. American League A.L. Cy Young Winner-  Danny Duffy,  Kansas City Royals A.L. MVP Winner-  Mookie Betts, Right Fielder, Boston Red Sox A.L. Rookie of the Year Winner-  Michael Fulmer, Detroit Tigers A.L. Manager of the Year Winner-  Terry Francona, Cleveland Indians   National League N.L. … Continue reading 3/4 of the Season MLB Award Predictions 

Tom Brady Slices Thumb With Scissors Pregame

Photo via: People.com New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady has not made the start for this week’s preseason game against the Chicago Bears due to an injury he sustained during pregame. Brady reportedly sliced his thumb with a pair of scissors while trying to pry something from his cleats. It is unknown whether or not Brady will miss week 3 or 4, but he will … Continue reading Tom Brady Slices Thumb With Scissors Pregame

August 18th NFL Preseason Preview

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com  Pittsburgh Steelers versus  Philadelphia Eagles The Pittsburgh Steelers lost their last game to the Detroit Lions, while the Philadelphia Eagles won their last game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Both of these teams played fairly well last game despite one of them winning and one of them losing. My player to watch for on the Eagles is Sam Bradford. He played very well and, in … Continue reading August 18th NFL Preseason Preview

What Should Have Been: Los Angeles Lakers

Photo source: NBC Los Angeles   This is part two of a series titled “What Should Have Been,” documenting players and teams in NBA history who should have been great, but were held back by injuries. Reading the title, one might wonder, when have the Lakers not lived up to their potential? To answer that question, let’s go back to June 25, 1979, when the … Continue reading What Should Have Been: Los Angeles Lakers

Josh Brown Suspended for 1 Game

Photo Credit: northjersey.com New York Giants’ kicker Josh Brown has been suspended 1 game for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. It is still unknown what Brown did to violate the policy. Josh Brown has 14 years of NFL experience. Brown, 37, has played for the Seattle Seahawks, the St. Louis Rams, the Cincinnati Bengals, and the New York Giants. Over his entire career, Brown has made 308 … Continue reading Josh Brown Suspended for 1 Game

Darren Sharper Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Photo Credit: USA Today Ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper will serve 18 years in prison after pleading guilty of drugging and raping 16 women in four states. According to court documents, Sharper and his friend Brandon Licciardi (former sheriff’s deputy), would put sedatives into the drinks that those women had so they could rape them. Sharper was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1997, played … Continue reading Darren Sharper Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Top 5 NBA Benches

Photo Credit: fansided.com 5. San Antonio Spurs: (Projected Bench- Patty Mills, Manu Ginobili, Kyle Anderson, Jonathon Simmons , Dewayne Dedmon Mills and Ginobili are two amazing players, but they are getting old so it is limiting their playing time. Anderson and Simmons should have their minutes increased. Dedmon was a great pick up in free agency, and David Lee was a big pick-up to. Gregg Popovich … Continue reading Top 5 NBA Benches

August 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be daily … Continue reading August 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Lakers, Jianlian Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: cn.hujiang.com The Los Angeles Lakers and power forward Yi Jianlian have agreed to a 1-year, $8 million contract. Jianlian, 28, has been in the NBA for 5 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. The last season during which he played, he played in 30 games and averaged 6.8 minutes per game, 2.6 points per game, 1.6 rebounds per game, 0.2 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, and 0.2 steals per game. … Continue reading Lakers, Jianlian Reach Contract Agreement

Heat, Udrih Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Miami Heat and point guard Beno Udrih have agreed to a 1-year contract. Udrih, 34, has been in the NBA for 12 seasons and has played for 7 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 44 games and averaged 16.1 minutes per game, 4.7 points per game, 1.6 rebounds per game, 2.6 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, and 0.3 steals … Continue reading Heat, Udrih Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Nuggets, Kennedy Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Rant Sports The Denver Nuggets and shooting guard DJ Kennedy have agreed to a partially guaranteed 3-year contract. Kennedy, 26, has been in the NBA for 1 season, which was with the Cleveland Cavaliers. During that season, he played in 2 games and averaged 29.5 minutes per game, 6.0 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, and 1.0 steal per game. He shot 41.7% from … Continue reading Nuggets, Kennedy Reach Contract Agreement

August 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading August 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Marcell Dareus Facing 4 Game Suspension

Photo Credit : sportswire.com The Buffalo Bills have made a lot of good moves this off-season, but this was definitely a step in the wrong direction. The Bills 2 time pro bowl defensive lineman Marcell Dareus is facing a 4 game suspension due to substance abuse. If this suspension goes through, the Bills will be without Dareus for games against the New York Jets, Baltimore … Continue reading Marcell Dareus Facing 4 Game Suspension

Eagles Acquire Dorial Green-Beckham

Photo Credit: Titans Online The Philadelphia Eagles have traded offensive lineman Dennis Kelly to the Tennessee Titans for wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. Green-Beckham, 23, was drafted in the second round of the 2015 draft by Tennessee. This past year, Green-Beckham had a total of 32 receptions for 549 yards and 4 touchdowns. Green-Beckham ran a 4.49 at the combine this past year. Standing at 6′ 6″, … Continue reading Eagles Acquire Dorial Green-Beckham

August 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 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 overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading August 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Stanton Officially Ruled Out for the Season

Photo Credit: CBS Sports It has been announced officially that Miami Marlins’ right fielder Giancarlo Stanton will miss the remained of the 2016 MLB season with a groin injury. In November of 2014, Stanton agreed with the Marlins on a huge 13-year, $325 million contract, which is the largest contract in sports history. Stanton, 26, has been in the MLB for 7 seasons, all with the Marlins. This … Continue reading Stanton Officially Ruled Out for the Season

Raiders: What to Look for This Season

Photo Credit: Sportsmanias.com The Oakland Raiders played their first game on Friday, August 12th. They played the Arizona Cardinals to start off the preseason. The Raiders took their first win of the season. Sadly, Oakland hasn’t had a good team in a long time, however Raider fans may have something to look forward to. The Raiders beat the Cardinals by a score of 31-10. Now of … Continue reading Raiders: What to Look for This Season

Premier League: Week 1

Photo Via: thisisanfield.com In this article, we recap some of the best games of the opening weekend for the English Premier League. Clancy’s Match of The Week: Arsenal 3-4 Liverpool Perhaps one of the most exciting games we could see all season, this weeks “Match of The Week” comes in the very first week of the Premier League season. This was a highly anticipated match … Continue reading Premier League: Week 1

NFL All AFC South Team

Photo Credit : betlabsouthouse.com Quarterback: Andrew Luck  Even though Marcus Mariota, Blake Bortles, and Brock Oswelier are all young quarterbacks that will develop, Luck remains and will for years to come be the best QB in this division. RunningBack: Lamar Miller  Though he’s on a new team which means new playbook, new schemes, and new teammates, Lamar Miller will have the best season of his … Continue reading NFL All AFC South Team

Team USA Defeats France

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Team USA defeated France in basketball today by a very close final score of 100-97. The lading scorer for Team USA was Golden State Warriors’ shooting guard Klay Thompson, who played a great game and scored 30 points. Nando De Colo and Thomas Heurtel both led the way for France. In my opinion, France would’ve won if San Antonio Spurs’ point guard Tony … Continue reading Team USA Defeats France

Big 12 To Interview 17 Schools for Expansion. 

Photo Credit: Sprint Center Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will conduct video meetings with 17 teams that have contacted the Big 12 with hopes of joining the conference. Lately a source said “it is becoming less likely” that the Big 12 will expand to 14 teams. The Big 12 hopes to make a decision on expanding or staying at 10 teams by October when they … Continue reading Big 12 To Interview 17 Schools for Expansion. 

August 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 15th, 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 August 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Previewing the Top NFL Games for 2016 (Part 1)

Photo Credit: http://www.forbes.com One of the most fun parts of every NFL offseason are the reveals of every team’s regular season schedule. Whether it’s looking at the best games featuring your favorite team(s) or looking for the very best overall matchups. A solid matchup doesn’t always have to feature top 5 teams in the league, it can also simply be a very well-balanced game such … Continue reading Previewing the Top NFL Games for 2016 (Part 1)

August 13th NFL Preseason Preview

Photo Credit : sports-logos-screensavers.com  Houston Texans vs.  San Francisco 49ers This game is at 7 PM ET tonight and it is the first and only game of the night. Last year, the Texans made the playoffs and the 49ers did not. The Texans went 9-7 last year and the 49ers went 5–11. My player to watch for the Texans is quarterback Brock Osweiler. He is one of … Continue reading August 13th NFL Preseason Preview

Colin Kaepernick Ruled Out for Tonight’s Game

Photo Credit : usatoday.com San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick will miss tonight’s game against the Houston Texans due to a sore shoulder. Kaepernick, 28, was drafted in the second round of the 2011 draft. He has thrown for 10,030 yards and 56 touchdowns over his entire career. However, this past season, Kaepernick only passed for 1,625 yards and 6 touchdowns in 9 games. His starting … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick Ruled Out for Tonight’s Game

Malcolm Mitchell Dislocates Elbow

Photo Credit: bostonherald.com Despite the title, there is good news for the New England Patriots, as rookie wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell’s injury appears to be not too serious. Mitchell suffered a dislocated left elbow against the New Orleans Saints in his NFL debut. Mitchell was pulled to the ground from behind and put his arm to the ground in an attempt to stay up, which is when … Continue reading Malcolm Mitchell Dislocates Elbow

Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap

Photo Via: eagleeyedviews.com Foxes Face Competition For 22 Year Old Star! Leandro Paredes has reportedly gained the interest of both Leicester and Zenit. The Russian side have already made a bid of about £12 million, but this is expected to be turned down. The player is valued at £18 million, and while the Foxes are yet to make a bid, we can expect them to splash … Continue reading Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap

What Should Have Been: Portland Trailblazers

Photo Source: NBA.com This is part one of a series titled “What Should Have Been,” documenting players and teams in NBA history who should have been great, but were held back by injuries. In the 2006 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers selected Brandon Roy with the sixth overall pick, and traded for the rights to the second overall pick, LaMarcus Aldridge. This set the stage … Continue reading What Should Have Been: Portland Trailblazers

August 14th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 14th, 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 August 14th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

August 13th NFL Preseason Preview

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com  Seattle Seahawks versus  Kansas City Chiefs Both of these teams are very talented and are both will be contenders for Super Bowl LI. This game is should be a very close and exciting match up. My player to watch for the Kansas City Chiefs is running back Jamaal Charles. Charles reminds me of Marshawn Lynch in the way he can break tackles and … Continue reading August 13th NFL Preseason Preview

August 13th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 13th, 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 August 13th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Why Ryan Lochte Thinks that Michael Phelps Will Compete in the 2020 Olympics

Photo Credit: abc7news.com It appears that Michael Phelps’ last two races in his Olympic career will be on Friday and Saturday, Saturday being his final individual competition. But fellow Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte says that Michael Phelps will compete in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. He says that Michael Phelps will continue on his quest for more gold medals. Ryan Lochte also believes that if Michael Phelps … Continue reading Why Ryan Lochte Thinks that Michael Phelps Will Compete in the 2020 Olympics

USA men’s basketball defeats Serbia

Photo Credit: SB Nation The USA men’s basketball team defeated Serbia tonight in the Rio 2016 Olympics. Both teams put up a good fight, and the final score was 94-91. On the final play, Serbia missed a wide-open three and the USA won the game. The leading scorer for Team USA was Cleveland Cavaliers’ star point guard Kyrie Irving. He ended up with 15 points in total. For … Continue reading USA men’s basketball defeats Serbia

August 12th Preseason Football Preview

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com  New York Giants versus  Miami Dolphins The New York Giants and the Miami Dolphins face off in MetLife Stadium today. Both teams might have very good seasons this year. Last year, both teams went 6-10 and did not make the playoffs. Both teams will have a few players to watch, but these are the two players that I will be watching the most. … Continue reading August 12th Preseason Football Preview

Tyrod Taylor Signs Contract Extension

Photo Credit: Baltimore Ravens Buffalo Bills’ quarterback Tyrod Taylor has signed a 6-year contract extension worth up to $90 million according to Ian Rapoport. Taylor will receive $9.5 million this season, and if Bills believe that he can do more for the team, his salary will rise. But if they choose not to extend him, the team will have little cap penalties. Taylor joined the … Continue reading Tyrod Taylor Signs Contract Extension

Top 5 Greatest Comebacks in Soccer History

Photo via: nordenergi.org Seeing your team fall behind in a game is not a great feeling, especially when it seems they can’t do anything right. The saying “It’s not over until the fat lady sings” is rather discouraging when the opposing team continues to rack on the goals, but if your team can have a stroke of luck, as some would call it, then maybe … Continue reading Top 5 Greatest Comebacks in Soccer History

August 12th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 12th, 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 August 12th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Patriots Win First Preseason Game

Photo Credit: Rant Sports The New England Patriots won 34-22 against the New Orleans Saints. Jimmy Garoppolo, who will be the starter for the first four games in the regular season due to Tom Brady’s suspension, recorded 11 completions on 18 attempts for 168 yards for a passer rating of 91.9 in the first half. Jacoby Brissett, who will be the backup for Garoppolo during those four games, … Continue reading Patriots Win First Preseason Game

August 11th Preseason Football Preview

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com NFL preseason football is returning tonight, and in honor of the return of football, I will be predicting what team I think will win and why I think they will win.  Washington Redskins versus  Atlanta Falcons These two teams are not that good, but by no means are they bad It should be a close match up because their skill levels as teams are very similar. … Continue reading August 11th Preseason Football Preview

Which Teams are Contenders and Pretenders? (Part 1)

Photo Credit: http://www.foxsports.com The 2016 NFL preseason is officially underway, and every football fan should be excited about that for sure. Although its only preseason, all that matters is that football has officially returned after what has felt like an eternity since we’ve last seen an NFL game. So, as we get closer and closer to the season opener, we keep thinking about which teams are … Continue reading Which Teams are Contenders and Pretenders? (Part 1)

What To Watch For in Bears’ First Preseason Game

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Tonight, the Chicago Bears will take the playing field for the first time this season in preseason. The starters won’t get to see a lot of action but there are still things to watch. Ted Larson: Ted has a lot of experience in the NFL. Now he will look to make an impact for the offensive line, replacing injured center Hroniss Grasu. … Continue reading What To Watch For in Bears’ First Preseason Game

My Top 20 Players Heading into the 2016 Season

Photo Credit: http://www.yardbarker.com Do you remember NFL.com’s series of episodes “The Top 100 Players?” In case you don’t, it is where NFL players come together and rank their top 20 players regardless of position. After all the lists are complete, the NFL combines them all and it creates an overall top 100 list. So, I thought it would be cool if I did my own top 20 … Continue reading My Top 20 Players Heading into the 2016 Season

Cavaliers, James Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: sportingnews.com The Cleveland Cavaliers and small forward LeBron James have agreed to a 3-year, $100 million contract extension. James, 31, has been in the NBA for 12 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 76 games and averaged 35.6 minutes per game, 25.3 points per game, 7.4 rebounds per game, 6.8 assists per game, 0.6 blocks per … Continue reading Cavaliers, James Reach Contract Extension Agreement

First NCAA Football Games You Should Watch

Photo Credit- sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com In case you did not realize it, college football is right around the corner! Everyone is excited to see their team’s season opener in the next few weeks, but which games will come first? In time zones within the U.S., the first game will be held on Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 10 PM EST. This matchup will showcase California vs. Hawaii in … Continue reading First NCAA Football Games You Should Watch

IndyCar Three Quarter Mark Report Card

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com After 12 of the 16 scheduled Verizon IndyCar Series races are in the books, here are the grades for each of the 20 full-time drivers so far this season. 1) Simon Pagenaud: A+. Pagenaud has won a series-high 4 races so far this season, and has led the championship since after the 2nd race of the season at Phoenix. He leads the championship by 58 points over … Continue reading IndyCar Three Quarter Mark Report Card

The Lilly King-Yulia Efimova Rivalry

Photo Credit: Slate You may have seen the name Lilly King on your social media a fair amount of times this past week, and for good reason. The new owner of a gold medal has been developing one of the Olympics’ best rivalries with Russia’s Yulia Efimova. Efimova is a confirmed drug cheat, and her country was already known to have experienced using illegal substances. … Continue reading The Lilly King-Yulia Efimova Rivalry

Top Landing Spots for Vick in His Final Year

Photo Credit: behindthesteelcurtain.com Michael Vick, who is arguably the greatest mobile quarterback to ever play the game, has announced that he will retire after the 2016 NFL season. “This is the last year for me and I am going to wait it out. I just want to put the helmet on one more time and dedicate myself to the game one more year, ” Vick told … Continue reading Top Landing Spots for Vick in His Final Year

Ragland Out For Season With Torn ACL

Photo Credit: nflmocks.com Buffalo Bills’ rookie linebacker Reggie Ragland will most likely miss the entire 2016 season due to a torn ACL. Ragland was expected to be drafted in the first round, but he fell to the second round where Buffalo selected him at pick 41. I had him going to the Oakland Raiders at pick 14. Ragland had a great season last year and was the … Continue reading Ragland Out For Season With Torn ACL

Is Jimmy Graham Still an Elite Tight End?

Photo Credit : sea.247sports.com Jordan Reed, Tyler Eifert, Delanie Walker, and of course Rob Gronkowski are some of the names that come to mind when you think of elite tight ends. Just a year ago, Jimmy Graham would’ve easily fit into that category. But after last season, has that changed? Before getting traded to Seattle, Jimmy Graham was a monster in New Orleans. He and … Continue reading Is Jimmy Graham Still an Elite Tight End?

Stevie Johnson Ruled Out For Season

Photo Credit : boltbeat.com After tearing his meniscus in a camp practice, veteran wide out Stevie Johnson will spend the 2016 NFL season recovering from surgery instead of playing. Johnson was expected to play a big role in the San Diego Chargers’ passing game. Now that he’s out, guys like Keenan Allen, Travis Benjamin, Antonio Gates, and James Jones will need to step up in … Continue reading Stevie Johnson Ruled Out For Season

“Prix-Viewing” the ABC Supply 500

Photo Credit: sagekaram.com The 13th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series calendar takes us to Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania on Sunday, August 21st. The indycars will race 200 laps around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval. Simon Pagenaud leads the Verizon IndyCar Series points championship by 58 points over Will Power. Power had to sit out of the season opener at St. Petersburg with concussion-like symptoms, … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the ABC Supply 500

August 11th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 11th, 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 August 11th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Team USA Defeats Australia

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report In Olympic basketball, Team USA defeated Australia by a score of 98-88. This has been one of the closest games the United States has played. Their shooting was off, and at some points they were down by three or even five points. The Australian team features some NBA basketball player such as Patty Mills, Andrew Bogut, and  Matthew Dellavedova. One highlight of the game … Continue reading Team USA Defeats Australia

Final Five Claim Gold

Photo Credit: etonline.com On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016, Simone Biles, Madison Kocian, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, and Laurie Hernandez accepted their Olympic gold medals for the team portion of women’s gymnastics in Rio de Janeiro and became the last U.S. team to be coordinated by women’s gymnastics coach Marta Karolyi. The competition was America’s from the start. The United States ended up winning the gold medal with a … Continue reading Final Five Claim Gold

IndyCar Reaches Extension Agreement with Pocono Raceway for 2017 and 2018 Seasons

Photo Credit: IndyCar The Verizon IndyCar Series and Pocono Raceway track president and CEO Brandon Igdalsky have agreed to an extension on the IndyCar race at Pocono through the 2018 season. The series’ next race will be held at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, August 21st at 3:30 PM ET. Pocono Raceway, also known as “The Tricky Triangle”, is a 2.5-mile tri-oval with different amounts of … Continue reading IndyCar Reaches Extension Agreement with Pocono Raceway for 2017 and 2018 Seasons

Antonio Brown Unlikely to Earn New Deal by Regular Season

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com Despite having a whopping 375 catches and 5,031 receiving yards over the past three seasons, Pittsburgh Steelers’ superstar wide out Antonio Brown is very dubious that he will be offered any kind of contract extension by the start of the 2016 NFL season. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, contract talks between Brown and the Steelers are “going nowhere”. It sounds like a … Continue reading Antonio Brown Unlikely to Earn New Deal by Regular Season

How Much is an MVP Worth?

Photo Credit: charlotteobserver.com How much is an MVP worth? That’s the question Cam Newton is probably asking himself this week. In an anonymous ABC News poll, he was voted a second tier quarterback behind the likes of Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and Ben Roethlisberger. Some analysts were baffled by these results, considering the fact that Newton was voted as the NFL MVP last season. SportsNation’s Marcellus … Continue reading How Much is an MVP Worth?

Chicago Bears Report: Post Camp Review

Photo Credit: nflspinzone.com As Bears head coach John Fox enters his 2nd season in Chicago, the expectations are growing. There are loads of questions around this team and the days spent at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois may shine a little light on them.   Offense: Dowell Loggains is the new offensive coordinator in Chicago after being the quarterback coach last season. Keeping a similar face and … Continue reading Chicago Bears Report: Post Camp Review

Prince Fielder Expected to Retire from the MLB

Photo Credit: cleveland.com Texas Rangers’ designated hitter Prince Fielder is expected to announce his retirement from the MLB after being declared medically disabled to continue playing following his latest neck surgery. The neck surgery was his 2nd neck surgery in 3 seasons that resulted in Fielder having to end his season early. Fielder will make a total of $102 million not to play, as his … Continue reading Prince Fielder Expected to Retire from the MLB