Rob Gronkowski Active for the Patriots

Photo Credit: row12.com The New England Patriots will have Rob Gronkowski back for Thursday night’s game against the Houston Texans after missing the first two games of the season due to a hamstring injury. The Patriots’ All-Pro tight end is one of the league’s biggest playmakers and is a huge factor in nearly every game. He and newly acquired tight end Martellus Bennett will be hard … Continue reading Rob Gronkowski Active for the Patriots

FBS Independent Teams Week 4 Predictions

Photo Credit: lawlessrepublic.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights 2016 record: 3-0 Week 4 Matchup: @  Buffalo Bulls (0-2) Prediction: Army wins, 38-17  Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2016 record: 1-2 Week 4 Matchup: vs.  Duke Blue Devils (1-2) Prediction: Notre Dame wins, 20-14  Brigham Young Cougars 2016 record: 1-2 Week 4 Matchup: @  West Virginia Mountaineers Prediction: West Virginia wins, 35-24   Massachusetts Minutemen 2016 record: 1-2 Week 4 … Continue reading FBS Independent Teams Week 4 Predictions

Texas Penalty Ends Up Costing Hinchcliffe 5 Positions in Final Championship Standings

Photo Credit: motorsports.nbcsports.com The 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series has officially come to a close, and the championship standings are official. After a solid season during which Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe was in the top 10 in the championship standings and even within striking distance of the top 5, Hinchcliffe has ended up in 13th in the championship standings despite a really solid season driving a … Continue reading Texas Penalty Ends Up Costing Hinchcliffe 5 Positions in Final Championship Standings

Rockets Trade Beasley to Bucks for Ennis

Photo Credit: clutchpoints.com The Houston Rockets have traded small forward Michael Beasley to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for point guard Tyler Ennis. Beasley will be owned $1.4 million this upcoming season, while Ennis will be owned $1.7 million. Beasley, 27, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played … Continue reading Rockets Trade Beasley to Bucks for Ennis

Nets, Gutierrez Reach Training Camp Deal

Photo Credit: referee.mx The Brooklyn Nets and point guard Jorge Gutierrez have agreed to a training camp deal. Gutierrez, 27, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 12 games and averaged 5.3 minutes per game, 1.8 points per game, 0.6 rebounds per game, 1.4 assists per game, 0.0 blocks … Continue reading Nets, Gutierrez Reach Training Camp Deal

Lakers, Robinson Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: CBS Sports The Los Angeles Lakers and power forward Thomas Robinson have agreed to a 1-year contract. Robinson, 25, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 71 games and averaged 12.9 minutes per game, 4.3 points per game, 5.1 rebounds per game, 0.6 assists per game, 0.5 blocks … Continue reading Lakers, Robinson Reach Contract Agreement

Lakers, World Peace Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: balldontstop.com The Los Angeles Lakers and small forward Metta World Peace, who was formerly known as Ron Artest, have agreed to a contract extension. World Peace, 36, has been in the NBA for 16 seasons and has played for 6 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 35 games and averaged 16.9 minutes per game, 5.0 points per game, 2.5 … Continue reading Lakers, World Peace Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Nets, Budinger Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Brooklyn Nets and small forward Chase Budinger have agreed to a contract. Budinger, 28, has been in the NBA for 7 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 66 games and averaged 14.1 minutes per game, 4.1 points per game, 2.3 rebounds per game, 1.0 assist per game, 0.2 blocks per … Continue reading Nets, Budinger Reach Contract Agreement

Oakland Raiders: Week 3

Photo Credit:Bleacherreport.com In the Oakland Raiders’ tough loss to the Atlanta Falcons, their offense seemed to shine, though they had a lack of defense. This offseason, the Raiders were able to acquire some big names and weaponsto improve the defense. When the Raiders played the New Orleans Saints, the defense didn’t have a good game, but didn’t have a terrible game. They did just enough … Continue reading Oakland Raiders: Week 3

Quarterback Jacoby Brissett to Start Against Houston

Photo Credit: csnne.com New England Patriots’ rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett will start against the Houston Texans on Thursday. This will be Brissett’s first start; he was brought in during the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins last week after Jimmy Garoppolo sustained an AC sprain. Brissett was a third-round pick out of North Carolina State and was drafted to serve as Garoppolo’s backup for the … Continue reading Quarterback Jacoby Brissett to Start Against Houston

Is Josef Newgarden the IndyCar Equivalent of Kevin Durant?

Photo Credit: USA Today (Josef Newgarden, left),  comicvine.gamespot.com (Kevin Durant, right) All spring and summer long, the main NBA headlines primarily revolved around two things: the 2016 NBA Finals, and which team former Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant was going to end up signing with in the NBA free agency period. Towards the end of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, the main IndyCar headlines also primarily revolved around two … Continue reading Is Josef Newgarden the IndyCar Equivalent of Kevin Durant?

September 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

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

September 22nd MLB Playoff Picture

Photo Credit: MLB (featured image), ESPN (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR AN UPDATED MLB PLAYOFF PICTURE! September 22nd MLB Playoff Picture Note: Teams listed in bold print would be in the MLB Playoffs if the season were to end today. Provided are the team names, the division that each team is in, and the current record for each team. An (e) beside the team’s name means … Continue reading September 22nd MLB Playoff Picture

Corey Coleman Breaks Hand

Photo Credit: theinscribermag.com So I guess all the hype surrounding the Cleveland Browns this offseason was for nothing. First RG3 goes down, their once star receiver Josh Gordon can’t stay out of trouble, and now their first overall selection from this year’s draft has broken his hand. I’d say “what else could go wrong?”, but I doubt this is the last of the Browns troubles. … Continue reading Corey Coleman Breaks Hand

Week 3 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Photo Credit: 300lbsofsportsknowledge.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights (3-0) won over  Texas-El Paso Miners (1-2) by a score of 66-14 Week 4 Matchup: @  Buffalo Bulls (0-2)  Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1-2) lost to  Michigan State Spartans (2-0) by a score of 36-28 Week 4 Matchup: vs.  Duke Blue Devils (1-2)  BYU Cougars (1-2) lost to  UCLA Bruins (2-1) by a score of 17-14 Week 4 Matchup: @  West Virginia Mountaineers (2-0)  Massachusetts Minutemen (1-2) won over Florida International (0-3) by a score of … Continue reading Week 3 FBS Independent Teams Recap

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 2 (Standings Method)

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record as well as their Rating Percentage Index (RPI) using the standings method and movement from last week’s rankings.  RPI using the standings method is calculated by taking 25% of each team’s winning percentage, 50% of the winning percentage of the opponents of each team, and 25% of the winning percentage of the … Continue reading NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 2 (Standings Method)