Week 6 NFL Consensus Picks

Photo Credit: (The Perspective), ESPN (team logos) Myself(A), Marcus(B), Asher(C), Christian(D), Joey(E), Clancy(F), Saj(G) Thursday, October 13th, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Denver Broncos, (4-1) @  San Diego Chargers, (1-4) Denver-(A,B,C,D,E,F,G) @ San Diego Sunday, October 16th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Baltimore Ravens, (3-2) @  New York Giants, (2-3) Baltimore-(C,F) @ New York-(A,B,D,E,G)  Carolina Panthers, (1-4) @  New Orleans Saints, (1-3) Carolina-(C,D,E) @ New Orleans-(A,B,F,G)  Cincinnati Bengals, (2-3) @  … Continue reading Week 6 NFL Consensus Picks

Is White Sox vs. Cubs a Real Rivalry?

Photo Credit: Planned Property Management As the Chicago Cubs get even closer to their first World Series crown in 108 years, it made me feel the need to shed light on what makes a rivalry a rivalry, and weather or not the Chicago White Sox against the Cubs makes the cut. Here are some of the factors that go into that decision.   1) Location The teams … Continue reading Is White Sox vs. Cubs a Real Rivalry?

Top 5 NFL MVP Award Candidates through Week 5

Photo Credit: wtop.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 5.  Ezekiel Elliott, Running Back, Dallas Cowboys (4-1) Statistics: 109 rush attempts, 546 rushing yards, 5 rushing touchdowns, 9 receptions, 81 receiving yards Analysis: This would have seemed crazy a month ago. Now, it doesn’t. Ezekiel Elliott is the best running back in the NFL already. Not only that, but the Cowboys are actually winning games without their usual starting … Continue reading Top 5 NFL MVP Award Candidates through Week 5

Top 5 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 6

Photo Credit: New York Times (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 5.  Jabrill Peppers, Linebacker, #4 Michigan Wolverines (6-0) Statistics: 25 solo tackles, 10 assisted tackles, 35 total tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 14 punt returns, 249 punt return yards, 1 punt return touchdown, 3 kickoff returns, 95 kickoff return yards, 5 rush attempts, 98 rushing yards, 2 rushing touchdowns Analysis: Jabrill Peppers … Continue reading Top 5 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 6

2017 NBA Awards Predictions: Preseason Edition

Photo Credit: Pinterest (featured image), ESPN (team logos) MOST VALUABLE PLAYER LeBron James, Small Forward, Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James proved once again last season that, despite his inferior 3-point shooting to Golden State Warriors’ point guard Stephen Curry, he is the best overall basketball player in the world. Now with Curry, the 2-time defending NBA MVP, having to share the spotlight with not only stars … Continue reading 2017 NBA Awards Predictions: Preseason Edition

The Lasting Legacy of David Ortiz

Photo Credit: Boston As David Ortiz walks off the field at Fenway Park after being eliminated from the playoffs, he cries. He cries tears of joy because of the past 20 seasons he spent as an MLB player, and his dream of being an American coming true. After the Minnesota Twins released Ortiz after the 2002 season, the Boston Red Sox decided to snag the designated hitter from the free agents list. … Continue reading The Lasting Legacy of David Ortiz

October 13th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) October 13th, 2016– Records, postseason 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 daily movement, and even some large … Continue reading October 13th MLB Power Rankings & Trends