How the ABA Lives on Today

Photo source: dailydsports.com   In 1967, the American Basketball Association, or ABA, was formed to go against the National Basketball Association, or NBA. The ABA fought for popularity against the more established league. The two both played basketball, but the similarities ended right about there. The NBA was a less entertaining game than it is today, as players rarely dunked and showboating was at a … Continue reading How the ABA Lives on Today

Ohio State Running Back Bri’onte Dunn Arrested and Charged

Photo Credit: landgrantholyland.com A warrant was issued for Ohio State Buckeyes’ running back Bri’onte Dunn for domestic violence and assault on his girlfriend after an incident that happened last month. Dunn was dismissed from the Ohio State football team on July 18th due to his girlfriend requesting a civil protection order against him. A 911 dispatcher was told by Dunn’s girlfriend that Dunn choked her … Continue reading Ohio State Running Back Bri’onte Dunn Arrested and Charged

Georgia Southern Placed on Probation 

Photo Credit: keyword-suggestions.com On Thursday, the NCAA Committee announced that Georgia Southern will be put on two years of probation after it was found that two former staff members gave three football players improper academic assistance. The committee stated that the penalties would include 10% reduction to official visits and football evaluations in the same year, and a loss of 2 scholarships for the 2016-17 season. … Continue reading Georgia Southern Placed on Probation 

Davis Webb Earns Starting Quarterback Spot at California 

Photo Credit: californiagoldenblogs.com For the California Golden Bears’ football team, finding a replacement for Jared Goff seemed like a hard task. But only 4 days into fall camp, the Golden Bears have found their new starting quarterback. The school announced that Davis Webb, who is a graduate transfer from Texas Tech, will be the starting quarterback for this upcoming season. “We felt it was the right decision to … Continue reading Davis Webb Earns Starting Quarterback Spot at California 

Lance Moore Announces Retirement from NFL

Photo Credit: zimbio.com Former New Orleans Saints’, Minnesota Vikings’, and Miami Dolphins’ wide receiver Lance Moore has announced his retirement from the NFL. Moore, 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 14 games and caught 29 passes for 337 yards and 4 touchdowns. Over his 10-year NFL career, Moore played … Continue reading Lance Moore Announces Retirement from NFL

Arizona Offensive Lineman Zach Hemmila Dies in Sleep

Photo Credit: scout.com Arizona Wildcats’ head football coach Rich Rodriguez made a tearful announcement Monday morning. In his announcement, he said that offensive lineman Zach Hemmila had died in his sleep either Sunday night or early Monday. His cause of death is still unknown. “We lost a great young man,” Rodriguez said. “We were notified this morning.” Hemmila, 22, played in all 13 games last season … Continue reading Arizona Offensive Lineman Zach Hemmila Dies in Sleep

The Early Years: Starting Five for the NBA’s First Decade

Photo source: Getty Images On June 6th, 1946, the Basketball Association of America, or BAA, was formed. Meanwhile, the National Basketball League was thriving, going on their tenth season. Then, on August 3rd, 1949, over three years after the BAA was formed, the BAA and the NBL merged to create the National Basketball Association, or NBA. The NBA considers the BAA its official predecessor. Therefore, … Continue reading The Early Years: Starting Five for the NBA’s First Decade

Tides Turn in Le’Veon Bell Suspension Appeal

Photo Credit: newsbake.com After the news was broken about the 4-game suspension of Pittsburgh Steelers’ star running back Le’Veon Bell, the general consensus was pessimistic on his chances of winning the appeal. This would’ve been Bell’s second drug-related suspension in as many years, and concerns about his off the field issues were growing. However, as time has passed, the Steelers’ organization has shown faith in their player and his work and … Continue reading Tides Turn in Le’Veon Bell Suspension Appeal

Bryan Clauson Killed in Sprint Car Crash

Photo Credit: eldoraspeedway.com Bryan Clauson, who was one of the world’s most versatile racing drivers, has passed away at the age of 27 after sustaining injuries in a hard crash in Saturday night’s Belleville Midget Nationals in Kansas. Clauson’s car made contact with the wall and was flipping across the track before being hit by an oncoming car driven by Ryan Greth. He was then extracted … Continue reading Bryan Clauson Killed in Sprint Car Crash

August 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 8th, 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 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Can Any Team Beat USA Basketball?

Photo Credit: Sports24hour.com Its pretty obvious that the USA Men’s Basketball team is very good this year. The superstar team played 5 exhibition games against Argentina (won 111-74), China (won 106-57 and 107-57), Venezuela (won 80-45), and Nigeria (won 110-66). USA went 5-0 in the exhibition games and their smallest margin of victory was 35 points against, which is a big difference in basketball. The USA team … Continue reading Can Any Team Beat USA Basketball?

Ichiro Joins 3,000 Hit Club

Photo Credit: New York Times Miami Marlins’ outfielder Ichiro Suzuki has become the 30th member of the MLB’s 3,000 hit club. He tripled in the 7th inning of Sunday’s game against the Colorado Rockies for his 3,000th career base hit in the MLB. Ichiro, 42, surpassed Pete Rose’s mark of 4,256 career hits in professional baseball back in June. However, many people, including Pete Rose himself, … Continue reading Ichiro Joins 3,000 Hit Club

Hall Of Fame Game Canceled

Photo Credit: ledger-enquirer.com The Hall Of Fame game in Canton, Ohio was canceled due to bad field conditions. The Indianapolis Colts and the Green Bay Packers were supposed to play today, but some players said part of the turf felt like concrete. Tons of Packers’ and Colts’ fans and NFL fans in general are very angry because only one game is played at Tom Benson field … Continue reading Hall Of Fame Game Canceled