Photo Credit: bestofpicture.com As an avid Husker fan since age 6, I can definitely say that the past couple of seasons have not been the greatest. With Bo Pelini being relieved of his duties as head coach; former Oregon State coach Mike Riley taking over the Huskers (as well as almost completely changing the entire coaching staff); and a rough 2015 season, which was … Continue reading Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Season Preview
Photo courtesy of: sportsnet.ca One of the most prevailing questions in the MLB, specifically for the Toronto Blue Jays, is if they should move 24-year-old pitcher Aaron Sanchez to the bullpen. I’m on the fence for this decision, as this decision will most definitely affect the Blue Jays’ season, and potentially, Sanchez’s future as a starting pitcher. Currently, Aaron Sanchez has a 2.71 ERA, good … Continue reading Should Aaron Sanchez Stay in the Starting Rotation?
Photo Credit: UPI The Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz has had a historic career. By setting numerous DH records and helping Boston end its World Series drought in 2004, there is no doubt Big Papi will be a first ballot Hall of Famer. However, the 2016 season is slowly winding down, and all of Red Sox Nation is wondering what their beloved team … Continue reading The Post-David Ortiz Era
Photo Credit: host.madison.com The Milwaukee Bucks announced Saturday that they have signed draft picks Thon Maker and Malcolm Brogdon. Maker was the 10th overall draft pick this year. The 19-year-old played 2 seasons for the Athlete Institute Academy, located in Mono, Ontario, and he was named league MVP last season. Originally from South Sudan, the 7-foot-1-inch Maker earned All-NBA Summer League 2nd Team Honors this … Continue reading Bucks Sign 2 Draft Picks
Photo Credit: 49ers Linebacker NaVorro Bowman has signed a 4-year extension with the San Francisco 49ers. Bowman’s deal is worth $11 million per year, with $20 million guaranteed. Bowman still has 3 years left on his old deal as well. Bowman, 28, has spent his entire career with the 49ers. Bowman has tallied a total of 636 tackles, 11.5 sacks, 6 forced fumbles, 5 fumble recoveries, and … Continue reading NaVorro Bowman Signs Contract Extension with 49ers
Photo Credit: cincyjungle.com Leon Hall has signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the New York Giants according to Ian Rapoport. The veteran cornerback had spent nine years with the Cincinnati Bengals, totaling up 26 interceptions, 111 pass deflections, 5 forced fumbles, and 3 defensive touchdowns. With his addition, he brings along deep coverage and experience to the already revamped secondary of the Giants. Although … Continue reading Leon Hall Signs with Giants
Photo Credit: 90min.com Llorente on his way out? The former 3-time Series A champion and current player of Sevilla FC, Fernando Llorente, 31, will be looking to bring his talents to England this summer, after Spanish media reported that he has already agreed to personal terms with the Welsh club. If Swansea City can complete this signing, they can add depth to the attacking half … Continue reading Transfer Rumors: Weekly Recap
Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com Let me first start off by saying that this title is a question Verizon IndyCar Series fans ask ourselves every single season at some point. Every year there is a point in the season where we look down the IndyCar championship standings and see Scott Dixon in an unusually low spot. However, for the last 9 seasons, Dixon has ended up finishing … Continue reading Is Scott Dixon’s Career on the Decline?
Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 4th, 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 4th MLB Power Rankings & Trends
Photo Credit: IndyCar Conor Daly, 24, has driven in the Verizon IndyCar Series periodically since 2013, when he raced in the Indianapolis 500 for AJ Foyt Enterprises. Last season, he raced at the Indianapolis 500 for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and then filled in for the injured James Hinchcliffe at 3 more races after Indianapolis for the team. This season was different, however. The 24-year-old from … Continue reading The Emergence of Conor Daly
Photo Credit: sportingnews.com The Oklahoma City Thunder and point guard Russell Westbrook have agreed to a 3-year, $85.7 million contract extension. Westbrook, 27, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons, all with the Thunder. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 80 games and averaged 34.4 minutes per game, 23.5 points per game, 7.8 rebounds per game, 10.4 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per … Continue reading Thunder, Westbrook Reach Contract Extension Agreement
Photo Credit: FOX Sports The Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Nick Foles have agreed on a contract. Foles, 27, has played in the NFL for 4 seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles and the St. Louis 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 … Continue reading Chiefs, Foles Reach Contract Agreement
Photo Credit- Bleacher Report The Player of the Year in college and first-round pick point guard Jimmer Fredette will hope to continue his on and off career for the Chinese team, the Shanghai Sharks. Fredette spent most of last season in the D-League, averaging 21.1 points per game, shooting 46% from the field, and 41% from beyond the arc. Fredette has been in the NBA since 2011 and … Continue reading The Shanghai Sharks Sign Jimmer Fredette
Photo Credit : bleacherreport.com Lawrence Taylor, Deacon Jones, and Reggie White. Those are just a few of the players that there could be an argument for when it comes to naming the greatest defender ever. JJ Watt? Most certainly not yet. But the question is, when his career is over, will he rank with the best? It’s not often that a guy as dominant as … Continue reading Will JJ Watt One Day Be The Best Defender of All Time?