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