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

Power, Like Pagenaud Early On, On Dominant Top 2 Streak

Photo Credit: citynews.ca Team Penske Racing’s Simon Pagenaud won 3 races in a row back towards the beginning of this season, winning at Long Beach, Barber, and Indianapolis. This was the 4th time that this has happened among 3 different drivers since Scott Dixon won at Watkins Glen, Nashville, and Mid-Ohio back in 2007. All 4 times that it has happened since then have been since the beginning of the 2012 … Continue reading Power, Like Pagenaud Early On, On Dominant Top 2 Streak

August 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 10th, 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 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Win Droughts Among Active Full-Time IndyCar Drivers

Photo Credit: zimbio.com Those who have never won (# of races run): Jack Hawksworth (45 races) Mikhail Aleshin (30 races) Conor Daly (18 races) Max Chilton (12 races) Those who have won an Indycar race (# of races that driver has run since their latest win- last race won): Marco Andretti* (88 races- 2011 Iowa (see featured image)) Takuma Sato (62 races- 2013 Long Beach) Charlie Kimball (51 races- … Continue reading Win Droughts Among Active Full-Time IndyCar Drivers

2015-2016 MVP of Each NHL Team in the Metropolitan Division

Images courtesy of allhabs.net, nhl.com, and CBS Sports. I’ll be compiling a list of the Most Valuable Player for each NHL team per division, starting with teams of the Metropolitan Division.  Columbus Blue Jackets: Left Wing (LW)-Brandon Saad In a season that was a very difficult one for the Columbus Blue Jackets, as they started 0-8-0 and had to fire their coach and hire John Tortorella, … Continue reading 2015-2016 MVP of Each NHL Team in the Metropolitan Division

Utah Wide Receiver Cory Butler-Byrd Charged with Criminal Mischief 

Photo Credit: sltrib.com Utah Utes’ wide receiver Cory Butler-Byrd has been charged with criminal mischief. University police said that Butler-Byrd damaged a police car and a building last month. Butler-Byrd was seen throwing a large white sign at a patrol car after police heard a loud pop and the sound of glass shattering. The patrol car had a broken back windshield and dented roof. A nearby building also … Continue reading Utah Wide Receiver Cory Butler-Byrd Charged with Criminal Mischief