Simply Not Our Year

Photo Credit: Journal Times The Philadelphia Eagles have been an interesting team to watch this season, to say the least. They started off the season 3-0 with wins against the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, and Pittsburgh Steelers led by the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft Carson Wentz out of North Dakota State. After the Eagles obliterated the Steelers 34-3 at home and … Continue reading Simply Not Our Year

Top 10 IndyCar Race Finishes in the DW12 Era

Photo Credit: True Viral News Here are videos of the top 10  IndyCar race finishes in the five seasons during which the DW12 chassis has been used, starting in the 2012 season and going through the 2016 season. Note that some of these finishes happened under caution, but were exciting nonetheless seeing as how the true finishing order of the race does not change under … Continue reading Top 10 IndyCar Race Finishes in the DW12 Era

Oregon Ducks Fire Head Coach Mark Helfrich

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Following the Oregon Ducks’ worst season since 1991, the team has decided to fire head coach Mark Helfrich after he spent four seasons with the team. In his first three seasons with the team, which were also his first three seasons as an NCAA football team’s head coach, Helfrich led the team to a 33-8 record as well as two victories … Continue reading Oregon Ducks Fire Head Coach Mark Helfrich

Texas Longhorns Hire Tom Herman as Head Coach

Photo Credit: FootballScoop Following the firing of former head coach Charlie Strong, the Texas Longhorns have gone out and hired Tom Herman to be the team’s next head coach. Herman has just two years of head coaching experience, but they have been two good years of head coaching experience in coaching the Houston Cougars. In two years with Houston, Herman led the team to a … Continue reading Texas Longhorns Hire Tom Herman as Head Coach

LSU Tigers Promote Ed Orgeron To Head Coach

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports After taking over as the interim head coach of the Louisiana State Tigers following Les Miles’ firing, Ed Orgeron has now been promoted to the head coaching position of the team. In seven games as the interim head coach this season, Orgeron led the Tigers to a 5-2 record and helped them to become bowl eligible for the 17th consecutive season. … Continue reading LSU Tigers Promote Ed Orgeron To Head Coach

Texas Longhorns Fire Head Coach Charlie Strong

Photo Credit: Gridiron Fanatic The Texas Longhorns have fired head coach Charlie Strong after he led the team to three consecutive losing seasons since taking over the head coaching job at the beginning of the 2014 season. Under Strong, the Longhorns never won more than six games, which they did in the 2014 season when they went 6-7 and earned their only bowl appearance under … Continue reading Texas Longhorns Fire Head Coach Charlie Strong

How the Golden State Warriors Have (Somehow) Exceeded Expectations

Photo Credit: USA Today It had never been done before. Nothing in the entire situation had happened before. No team in history had ever won 73 games in a single season. No team had had one of its players ever win an MVP award by a unanimous decision. No team had had one of its player put up even close to the new record amount of made … Continue reading How the Golden State Warriors Have (Somehow) Exceeded Expectations

Darren Sharper Sentenced to 20 years in Prison

Photo Credit: USA Today Ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper was sentenced 20 years in prison by a Los Angeles judge for drugging two women and raping another two women in four different states. I had previously reported in August when Sharper was sentenced 18 years in prison by a New Orleans judge. Sharper was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1997, played eight seasons with … Continue reading Darren Sharper Sentenced to 20 years in Prison

Derek Carr Dislocates Two Fingers

Photo Credit: Texas HS Football Oakland Raiders’ quarterback Derek Carr dislocated two fingers in Sunday’s win against the Carolina Panthers according to his brother David Carr. Carr suffered the injury right when he took a snap, during which viewers could easily see his pinkie finger on his right hand was bent in the wrong direction after the snap. He did step out of the game … Continue reading Derek Carr Dislocates Two Fingers

Anthony Rendon Wins NL Comeback Player of the Year Award

Photo Credit: Sports on Earth Washington Nationals’ third baseman Anthony Rendon has won this past season’s National League Comeback Player of the Year award. This past season, Rendon played in 156 games and bat .270 with 153 hits, 91 runs scored, 20 home runs, 85 runs batted in, and 12 stolen bases. In the 2015 season, Rendon played in only 80 games due to an injury and bat .264 with 82 hits, 43 runs scored, 5 home runs, … Continue reading Anthony Rendon Wins NL Comeback Player of the Year Award

Rick Porcello Wins AL Comeback Player of the Year Award

Photo Credit: The Boston Globe Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello has won this past season’s American League Comeback Player of the Year award. Porcello, 27, had a 22-4 record this past season. He posted a 3.15 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP with 189 strikeouts and won this season’s American League Cy Young award as well. In the 2015 season, Porcello had a 9-15 record. He posted a 4.92 … Continue reading Rick Porcello Wins AL Comeback Player of the Year Award

Mets, Cespedes Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: FOX Sports The New York Mets and left fielder Yoenis Cespedes have reached a 4-year, $110 million contract extension agreement. Cespedes, 31, has been in the MLB for 5 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. This past season, he played in 132 games and bat .280 with 134 hits, 72 runs scored, 31 home runs, 86 runs batted in, and 3 stolen bases. Over his 5-year MLB … Continue reading Mets, Cespedes Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Mike Conley Out for 6-8 Weeks with Fractured Vertebrae

Photo Credit: Muzul Memphis Grizzlies’ point guard Mike Conley, the highest paid player in the history of the NBA, will be out for 6 to 8 weeks with a transverse process fracture in his vertebrae. Conley, 29, has been in the NBA for 10 seasons, all with the Grizzlies. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 56 games and averaged 31.4 minutes per … Continue reading Mike Conley Out for 6-8 Weeks with Fractured Vertebrae

Do NCAA Football Conference Championship Games Really Matter?

Photo Credit: FanSided With Conference Championship Week standing in the way of the College Football Playoff (CFP) selection committee’s meeting on Sunday, December 4th, 2016, to decide which four teams will go to this season’s CFP, that brings forth the question as to how much do conference championship games really matter, if at all, when selecting the four teams that get into the CFP. They … Continue reading Do NCAA Football Conference Championship Games Really Matter?

NFL Awards Predictions through Week 12

Photo Credit: theScore (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER  Tom Brady, Quarterback, New England Patriots (9-2) Statistics: 175/256 (68.4% completion percentage), 2,201 passing yards, 18 passing touchdowns, 1 interception, 22 rush attempts, 59 rushing yards Analysis: In his seven games back from suspension, Tom Brady has been dominant in pretty much every game and has shown that he is really back, and he is not rusty. Sure, he has only played … Continue reading NFL Awards Predictions through Week 12

Top 5 NFL MVP Candidates through Week 12

Photo Credit: CSNNE (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 5.  Derek Carr, Quarterback, Oakland Raiders (9-2) Statistics: 281/423 (66.4% completion percentage), 3,115 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, 5 interceptions, 28 rush attempts, 49 rushing yards Analysis: In just his three NFL seasons, Derek Carr has taken this Oakland Raiders team from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs. His quarterbacking over the first three seasons of his young career has made this Raiders … Continue reading Top 5 NFL MVP Candidates through Week 12

Aaron Rodgers May Be Limited in Practice This Week

Photo Credit: cbssports.com Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers haven’t had their best season so far this year, but in the Monday Night Football win over the Philadelphia Eagles, Rodgers looked like his usual self. However, Rodgers suffered a hamstring injury during the game. Packers’ coach Mike McCarthy stated that he wasn’t sure whether or not the injury will limit Rodgers in practice this … Continue reading Aaron Rodgers May Be Limited in Practice This Week

Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 13 (#5 through #1)

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 5.  Jalen Hurts, Quarterback, #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-0) Statistics: 209/317 (65.9% pass completion percentage), 2,454 passing yards, 21 passing touchdowns, 9 interceptions, 154 rush attempts, 840 rushing yards, 12 rushing touchdowns Analysis: Jalen Hurts has emerged as the best freshman quarterback in the entire country, and he is leading the #1 team in the country to a likely berth in their 3rd consecutive … Continue reading Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 13 (#5 through #1)

Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 13 (#10 through #6)

Photo Credit: Sporting News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 10.  Donnel Pumphrey, Running Back, San Diego State Aztecs (9-3) Statistics: 305 rush attempts, 1,908 rushing yards, 15 rushing touchdowns, 26 receptions, 205 receiving yards Analysis: So far this season, Donnel Pumphrey has been one of the best running backs in college football. He is 3rd among running backs in rush attempts, 2nd in the nation in rushing yards, and … Continue reading Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 13 (#10 through #6)

Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 13 (#15 through #11)

Photo Credit: San Clemente Times (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 15.   Mitch Trubisky, Quarterback, North Carolina Tar Heels (8-4) Statistics: 281/408 (68.9% completion percentage), 3,468 passing yards, 28 passing touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 79 rush attempts, 270 rushing yards, 5 rushing touchdowns Analysis: Mitch Trubisky is an accurate quarterback that does a well above average job of moving the ball through the air, and he is also somewhat of a threat to run the … Continue reading Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 13 (#15 through #11)

Luck Returns to Colts Practice

Photo Credit: foxsports.com There’s no hiding the fact that Andrew Luck is the one guy holding the Indianapolis Colts franchise together. But if there was any disbelief before this week, it was just put to rest. Colts’ quarterback Andrew Luck was out this past week due to a concussion. Without Luck running the offense, the Colts were only able to put up 7 points against the … Continue reading Luck Returns to Colts Practice

Week 13 NFL Predictions

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Week 12 Record: 9-7 2016 Season Record: 102-73-2 Thursday, December 1st, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Dallas Cowboys, (10-1) @  Minnesota Vikings, (6-5) Prediction: Vikings win, 23-20   Sunday, December 4th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Denver Broncos, (7-4) @  Jacksonville Jaguars, (2-9) Prediction: Broncos win, 31-13  Detroit Lions, (7-4) @  New Orleans Saints, (5-6) Prediction: Saints win, 34-27  Houston Texans, (6-5) @  Green … Continue reading Week 13 NFL Predictions

Week 13 NFL Schedule

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Thursday, December 1st, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Dallas Cowboys, (10-1) @  Minnesota Vikings, (6-5)   Sunday, December 4th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Denver Broncos, (7-4) @  Jacksonville Jaguars, (2-9)  Detroit Lions, (7-4) @  New Orleans Saints, (5-6)  Houston Texans, (6-5) @  Green Bay Packers, (5-6)  Kansas City Chiefs, (8-3) @  Atlanta Falcons, (7-4)  Miami Dolphins, (7-4) @  Baltimore Ravens, (6-5)  Philadelphia Eagles, (5-6) @  Cincinnati … Continue reading Week 13 NFL Schedule

NFL Playoff Picture through Week 12

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Note: Teams listed in bold print are those that would be in this season’s playoffs if the regular season ended today.   AFC PLAYOFF PICTURE  New England Patriots (9-2) – AFC East Division Champion  Oakland Raiders (9-2) – AFC West Division Champion  Baltimore Ravens (6-5) – AFC North Division Champion  Houston Texans (6-5) – AFC South Division … Continue reading NFL Playoff Picture through Week 12

Week 12 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record and movement from last week’s power rankings.  Dallas Cowboys (10-1)  New England Patriots (9-2), +1  Kansas City Chiefs (8-3), +5  Oakland Raiders (9-2)  New York Giants (8-3), +2  Seattle Seahawks (7-3-1), -4  Atlanta Falcons (7-4), +5  Denver Broncos (7-4), -3  Miami Dolphins (7-4)  Detroit Lions (7-4)  Washington Redskins (6-4-1), -5  Tampa Bay … Continue reading Week 12 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 12 NFL Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Week 12 Record: 9-7 2016 Season Record: 102-73-2 Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 12:30 PM ET  Minnesota Vikings, (6-5), 13, @  Detroit Lions, (7-4), 16   Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 4:30 PM ET   Washington Redskins, (6-4-1), 26, @  Dallas Cowboys, (10-1), 31   Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 8:30 PM ET  Pittsburgh Steelers, (6-5), 28, @  Indianapolis Colts, (5-6), 7   Sunday, November 27th, … Continue reading Week 12 NFL Scores

The Oklahoma State Dilemma

Photo Credit: NewsOK With all of the talk about how the College Football Playoff (CFP) selection committee is going to evaluate different teams when selecting the four that will get into the CFP, everyone seems to be overlooking one team. That team is the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Am I saying they are wrong to overlook the Cowboys? Absolutely not. The chance that the Cowboys actually do … Continue reading The Oklahoma State Dilemma

The Western Michigan Dilemma

Photo Credit: 49erswebzone The Western Michigan Broncos are one of two unbeaten teams in the FBS this season, sitting at 12-0 and having beaten all but one team by double digits. The other unbeaten team is the Alabama Crimson Tide, a team that has all but clinched themselves a berth in this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP). Western Michigan has been in the AP Poll … Continue reading The Western Michigan Dilemma

Week 13 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Photo Credit: ABC News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights (6-5) did not play a game this week.    Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-8) lost to the #12 Southern California Trojans (9-3) by a score of 45-27    Brigham Young Cougars (8-4) defeated the Utah Aggies (3-9) by a score of 28-10    Massachusetts Minutemen (2-10) lost to the  Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (6-7) by a score … Continue reading Week 13 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Adrian Clayborn Tears MCL

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Atlanta Falcons’ defensive end Adrian Clayborn tore his MCL and partially tore his meniscus in Sunday’s win against the Arizona Cardinals. Clayborn will have surgery done on his knee and will likely be out for a minimum of one month. This is a big blow to the Falcons’ defense, as they previously lost cornerback Desmond Trufant with a torn pectoral muscle. Clayborn … Continue reading Adrian Clayborn Tears MCL

Easiest Way for Each Serious Contender to Get into the CFP

Photo Credit: With the First Pick (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) These are the 10 NCAA football teams that still have a legitimately decent chance to get into this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP) and what the easiest way to get into the CFP is for each of them and where they will likely be seeded if everything goes the way they need it to … Continue reading Easiest Way for Each Serious Contender to Get into the CFP

Who Will the CFP Committee Be Looking at Following Championship Week?

Photo Credit: FOX Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Here are the 10 teams that still have at least a glimmer of hope in regards to making it into this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP).  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-0)  #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1)  #3 Clemson Tigers (11-1)  #4 Washington Huskies (11-1)  #5 Michigan Wolverines (10-2)  #6 Wisconsin Badgers (10-2)  #7 Pennsylvania State … Continue reading Who Will the CFP Committee Be Looking at Following Championship Week?

Week 13 College Football Playoff Predictions: Who’s In?

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) These are the only 10 teams that I see that still have a legitimate chance at making it into this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP). I have included the remaining schedules for each of the teams as well as a prediction for each of their remaining games and who ultimately I believe will make it … Continue reading Week 13 College Football Playoff Predictions: Who’s In?

Remaining NCAA Football Games with Key Impact on Playoff

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) There are still six weeks to go until the best two teams in NCAA football will meet to determine who the 2017 national champion is, and that means there is lots of meaningful football to be played yet until we find out which four teams even make it to the College Football Playoff (CFP) semifinals, which will be … Continue reading Remaining NCAA Football Games with Key Impact on Playoff

November 28th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Kentucky Wildcats (6-0) Villanova Wildcats (6-0), +1 North Carolina Tar Heels (7-0), +1 Kansas Jayhawks (5-1), +1  Duke Blue Devils (5-1), +1 Virginia Cavaliers (6-0), +1 Xavier Musketeers (6-0), +2 Gonzaga Bulldogs (6-0), +3  Baylor Bears (6-0), +8  Creighton Bluejays (6-0), +3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (7-0), +1 Saint Mary’s Gaels (5-0), +2 Indiana Hoosiers (4-1), … Continue reading November 28th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Nico Rosberg Wins 2016 Formula One Championship

Photo Credit: Channel NewsAsia With a 2nd place finish in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after 55 laps around the around the 3.45-mile (5.55-kilometer) Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island, United Arab Emirates, Nico Rosberg claimed his first ever Formula One championship over Team Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who won the race. Hamilton did everything he could to win his 4th Formula One championship, as he … Continue reading Nico Rosberg Wins 2016 Formula One Championship

Final 2016 Formula One Standings

Photo Credit: Formula One (featured image), Formula One (car photos) Final 2016 Formula One Standings (21/21 races complete)  Nico Rosberg- 9 wins, 385 points   Lewis Hamilton- 10 wins, 380 points   Daniel Ricciardo- 1 win, 256 points  Sebastian Vettel- 212 points   Max Verstappen- 1 win, 204 points  Kimi Raikkonen- 186 points  Sergio Perez- 101 points   Valterri Bottas- 85 points   Nico Hulkenberg- 72 points   Fernando Alonso- 54 points   Felipe Massa- 53 points  Carlos … Continue reading Final 2016 Formula One Standings

November 28th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Montreal Canadiens (16-4-2, 34 points), +1  Ottawa Senators (14-7-1, 29 points), +11  New York Rangers (15-7-1, 31 points)  Chicago Blackhawks (14-6-3, 31 points), -3  Washington Capitals (13-6-2, 28 points), +3  Pittsburgh Penguins (13-6-3, 29 points), +1  Los Angeles Kings (12-9-1, 25 points), +3  St. Louis Blues (12-7-3, 27 points), +3 Tampa Bay Lightning (13-9-1, … Continue reading November 28th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 5 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (15-2)  Cleveland Cavaliers (13-2), +1  San Antonio Spurs (14-3), +1  Los Angeles Clippers (14-4), -2  Memphis Grizzlies (11-6), +1  Houston Rockets (11-6), +1  Chicago Bulls (10-6), -2  Toronto Raptors (10-6), +1  Boston Celtics (9-7), +3  Utah Jazz (9-8), +8  Oklahoma City Thunder (10-8), +2  Charlotte Hornets (9-7), -2  Atlanta Hawks (10-7), -5  New York … Continue reading Week 5 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Indiana Hoosiers Beat Mississippi Valley State Devils

Photo Credit: IndyStar The #3 Indiana Hoosiers beat the unranked Mississippi Valley State Devils at the Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana. The final score of the game was 85–52. The Indiana Hoosiers’ leading scorer in the win was star small forward OG Anunoby, who scored 21 points, and shot 7 for 12 from the field. He also had eight rebounds, one assist, one block, and … Continue reading Indiana Hoosiers Beat Mississippi Valley State Devils

NCAA Football Conference Championship Games Predictions

Photo Credit: Big Ten Conference (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes each matchup as well as each team’s overall record and conference record. Locations and times for each game are also included as well as final score predictions.   American Athletic Conference Championship  #19 Navy Midshipmen (9-2, 7-1) vs.  Temple Owls (9-3, 7-1) Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland Time: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, … Continue reading NCAA Football Conference Championship Games Predictions

NCAA Football Conference Championship Games

Photo Credit: Pac-12 (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes each matchup as well as each team’s overall record and conference record. Locations and times for each game are also included.   American Athletic Conference Championship  #19 Navy Midshipmen (9-2, 7-1) vs.  Temple Owls (9-3, 7-1) Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland Time: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, 12:00 PM EST   Atlantic Coast Conference … Continue reading NCAA Football Conference Championship Games

Week 14 NCAA Football Top 25 Picks

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Week 13 Record: 13-5 2016 Season Record: 198-54  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-0) over  #15 Florida Gators (8-3)  #3 Clemson Tigers (11-1) over  #23 Virginia Tech Hokies (9-3)  #8 Colorado Buffaloes (10-2) over  #4 Washington Huskies (11-1)  #6 Wisconsin Badgers (10-2) over  #7 Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (10-2)  #9 Oklahoma Sooners (9-2) over  #10 Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-2)  #16 West Virginia Mountaineers … Continue reading Week 14 NCAA Football Top 25 Picks

Week 14 NCAA Football Top 25 Matchups

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-0) vs.  #15 Florida Gators (8-3)  #3 Clemson Tigers (11-1) vs.  #23 Virginia Tech Hokies (9-3)  #4 Washington Huskies (11-1) vs.  #8 Colorado Buffaloes (10-2)  #6 Wisconsin Badgers (10-2) vs.  #7 Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (10-2)  #9 Oklahoma Sooners (9-2) vs.  #10 Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-2)  #16 West Virginia Mountaineers (9-2) vs.  Baylor Bears (6-5)  #17 Western Michigan … Continue reading Week 14 NCAA Football Top 25 Matchups

Week 13 NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: en.tubgit.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes team records and movement from last week’s power rankings. Teams that just entered the top 25 will be denoted as “NEW” along with their movement assuming they were ranked #26 before they moved. If a team that is new is the biggest “Up” mover, the word “NEW” will be placed next to the team’s name when … Continue reading Week 13 NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

MLB in 2017: Who’s the Best at Each Position?

Photo Credit: Panamerican World I know. The 2016 MLB season just ended. It is way too early to be talking about next season given how long it is until another baseball game is played. However, there has been a lot of discussion among the SportsPress writers on the articles which feature the MLB all-time dream team. I don’t plan on writing too many baseball articles … Continue reading MLB in 2017: Who’s the Best at Each Position?

Week 13 NCAA Football Top 25 Scores

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Week 13 Record: 13-5 2016 Season Record: 198-54  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (12-0), 30,  #13 Auburn Tigers (8-4), 12  #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1), 30,  #3 Michigan Wolverines (10-2), 27  #4 Clemson Tigers (11-1), 56,  South Carolina Gamecocks (6-6), 7  #5 Washington Huskies (11-1), 45,  #23 Washington State Cougars (8-4), 17  #6 Wisconsin Badgers (10-2), 31,  Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-4), 17  #7 Pennsylvania … Continue reading Week 13 NCAA Football Top 25 Scores

Top 10 Philadelphia Eagles Plays so Far this Season

Photo Credit: Inside the Iggles The Philadelphia Eagles find themselves at 5-5 10 games into the season. With 6 games left to play and plenty of action and fun already had this season, here are the Eagles top 10 plays so far this season. 10) Wentz connects with J-Matt Week 1 Carson Wentz was named the opening day starter at Quarterback just a week before … Continue reading Top 10 Philadelphia Eagles Plays so Far this Season

Easiest Way for Each Serious Contender to Get into the CFP

Photo Credit: UW Dawg Pound (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) These are the 10 NCAA football teams that still have a legitimately decent chance to get into this season’s CFP and what the easiest way to get into the CFP is for each of them and where they will likely be seeded if everything goes the way they need it to go.  #1 Alabama Crimson … Continue reading Easiest Way for Each Serious Contender to Get into the CFP

Corey Davis Breaks Career FBS Receiving Yards Record

Photo Credit: Zimbio Western Michigan Broncos’ wide receiver Corey Davis has broken the all-time FBS receiving yards record. He did it in today’s 55-35 home victory over the Toledo Rockets, which sent the Broncos to 12-0 to complete their first 12-0 regular season in program history. In today’s win, Davis tallied 8 receptions for 81 receiving yards and 1 receiving touchdown. Davis, a senior who has … Continue reading Corey Davis Breaks Career FBS Receiving Yards Record

Rolando McClain Suspended for One Full Season

Photo Credit: Inside the Star Dallas Cowboys’ linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for another full season after failing another drug test. He was previously suspended for the first 10 games of this NFL season in late June for the same reason. McClain, 27, is coming off of a 2015 season in which he played in 11 games, had 80 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 interception, … Continue reading Rolando McClain Suspended for One Full Season

Karlos Williams Suspended for 10 Games

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back Karlos Williams has been suspended for 10 games violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Williams was released by the Buffalo Bills in late August after being suspended for four games for the same reason in mid-July. Williams, 23, has been in the NFL for  one season, which he spent with the Bills last year. In his lone … Continue reading Karlos Williams Suspended for 10 Games

Week 12 NFL Consensus Picks

Photo Credit: Detroit Free Press, ESPN (team logos) Writers picking: Myself (A), Asher (B), Clancy (C), Saj (D), JD (E), Maddox (F) Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 12:30 PM ET  Minnesota Vikings, (6-4) @  Detroit Lions, (6-4) Minnesota-(B,C,E,F) @ Detroit-(A,D)   Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 4:30 PM ET   Washington Redskins, (6-3-1) @  Dallas Cowboys, (9-1) Washington-(A,B,D,E) @ Dallas-(C,F)   Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 8:30 PM ET  Pittsburgh Steelers, … Continue reading Week 12 NFL Consensus Picks

Reliving the Kick Six

Photo Credit: WarBlogle.com On the eve of Saturday, November 30th, 2013, the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide took on the #4 Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, in the 78th Iron Bowl. Auburn had just come off of a miraculous home victory as the #7 team in the country against the #25 Georgia Bulldogs when quarterback Nick Marshall, down 38-37 with one timeout left, threw … Continue reading Reliving the Kick Six

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 11 (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 11 (Standings Method)

Jay Cutler’s Injury Not Season Ending

Photo Credit: Chicago Bears’ quarterback Jay Cutler got some good news on Wednesday, as it was previously reported that his shoulder injury would have been season-ending. But after getting a second test, it seems he could return soon. Head coach John Fox said Cutler does have a chance of playing on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, but that is unlikely. Cutler suffered the injury in … Continue reading Jay Cutler’s Injury Not Season Ending

Fort Wayne Mastadons Shock the #3 Indiana Hoosiers

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The unranked Fort Wayne Mastodons shocked the #3 Indiana Hoosiers at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, last night. The Hoosiers had a rough game, as they did not have anyone on offense to get them going, nor anyone on defense to get stops for them. The game ended in overtime with the final score being 71-68. The leading scorer … Continue reading Fort Wayne Mastadons Shock the #3 Indiana Hoosiers

NCAA Football Conference Championship Clinching Scenarios Heading into Week 13

Photo Credit: CougCenter (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Listed here are teams who have a chance at either getting into their conference’s championship game or clinching their conference championship and how they can do that in their remaining games. Included are each team’s name, record, conference record, and how they can get into their conference’s championship game or clinch their conference championship.   American … Continue reading NCAA Football Conference Championship Clinching Scenarios Heading into Week 13

Top 23 vs. Top 23 NCAA Football Week 13 Showdowns: Outlooks and Predictions

Photo Credit: NCAA College Football Fight Songs Music Index (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) For the first time this season, 10 NCAA football teams ranked inside the top 23 of the College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings will battle other teams ranked inside the top 23 of the CFP rankings. Here are this week’s matchups, an outlook of each, and a predicted final score for each.   #5 Washington … Continue reading Top 23 vs. Top 23 NCAA Football Week 13 Showdowns: Outlooks and Predictions

Notre Dame Football Must Vacate Wins from 2012 and 2013 Seasons

Photo Credit: Redlights and Redeyes – Chip Litherland The NCAA Division I Committee ruled that ethical conduct rules violations in terms of academic misconduct in the form of the Notre Dame student trainer completing coursework for two football players will result in the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football program vacating all of their victories from the 2012 and 2013 seasons. This violation will cost the Fighting … Continue reading Notre Dame Football Must Vacate Wins from 2012 and 2013 Seasons

Week 13 FBS Independent Teams Predictions

Photo Credit: Annenberg TV News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights 2016 record: 6-5 Week 13 Matchup: No game Prediction: No game    Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2016 record: 4-7 Week 13 Matchup: @  #12 Southern California Trojans (8-3) Prediction: Southern California wins by a score of 31-7    Brigham Young Cougars 2016 record: 7-4 Week 13 Matchup: vs.  Utah State Aggies (3-8) Prediction: Brigham Young wins 56-14    Massachusetts Minutemen … Continue reading Week 13 FBS Independent Teams Predictions

Week 12 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights (6-5) defeated the  Morgan State Bears (2-8) by a score of 60-3 Week 13 Matchup: No Game    Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-7) lost to the  Virginia Tech Hokies (8-3) by a score of 34-31 Week 13 Matchup: @  #12 Southern California Trojans (8-3)    Brigham Young Cougars (7-4) defeated the  Massachusetts Minutemen (2-9) by a score of 51-9 Week … Continue reading Week 12 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Las Vegas NHL Team Name Announced

Photo Credit: Review Journal After months of waiting, the new NHL team that will play at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada starting in the 2017-2018 season has released its team nickname. The Las Vegas Golden Knights, whose logo can be seen as the featured image of this article, will be the NHL’s newest expansion team. This will put the league team total at 31 … Continue reading Las Vegas NHL Team Name Announced

Bruce Arena Replaces Jurgen Klinsmann as United States Soccer Coach

Photo via: foxsports.com Following Jurgen Klinsmann being let go from the US team, he was swiftly replaced by former US National Team manager Bruce Arena, who is the coach of the Los Angeles Galaxy, as announced Tuesday by the team. Arena will have his work cut out for him, as he will be trying to get the team back on track following two straight defeats … Continue reading Bruce Arena Replaces Jurgen Klinsmann as United States Soccer Coach

United States Soccer Fires Jurgen Klinsmann

Photo via: goal.com The United States has officially parted ways with 5-year coach Jurgen Klinsmann. This news comes amid much speculation over the German coach’s future, following his embarrassing defeat to Costa Rica, losing by a score of 4-0. While this news is not much of a shock to most fans, a lot of us would not of seen this coming back in 2014, judging … Continue reading United States Soccer Fires Jurgen Klinsmann

2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Nominees

Photo Credit: SportsPress These awards will be voted on by our writers. Each writer’s vote counts as an amount in accordance to their rank in terms of the most posts, starting with 1st place having their vote count as the most points, and ending with last place having their vote count as one point. No one will be permitted to vote for themselves or their article(s) in … Continue reading 2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Nominees

NFL Awards Predictions through Week 11

Photo Credit: Sporting News (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER  Tom Brady, Quarterback, New England Patriots (8-2) Statistics: 145/206 (70.4% completion percentage), 1,915 passing yards, 16 passing touchdowns, 1 interception, 19 rush attempts, 63 rushing yards Analysis: In his six games back from suspension, Tom Brady has been dominant in pretty much every game and has shown that he is really back, and he is not rusty. Sure, … Continue reading NFL Awards Predictions through Week 11

Top 5 NFL MVP Candidates through Week 11

Photo Credit: Boston Herald (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 5.  Derek Carr, Quarterback, Oakland Raiders (8-2) Statistics: 255/385 (66.2% completion percentage), 2,800 passing yards, 20 passing touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 24 rush attempts, 62 rushing yards Analysis: In just his three NFL seasons, Derek Carr has taken this Oakland Raiders team from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs. His quarterbacking over the first three seasons of his young career has made … Continue reading Top 5 NFL MVP Candidates through Week 11

Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 12 (#5 through #1)

Photo Credit: The Boston Globe (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 5.  JT Barrett, Quarterback, #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-1) Statistics: 199/314 (63.4% pass completion percentage), 2,304 passing yards, 24 passing touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 164 rush attempts, 722 rushing yards, 8 rushing touchdowns Analysis: JT Barrett is as athletic of a quarterback as they come, and he is leading yet another Ohio State Buckeyes team with College Football Playoff aspirations. Barrett … Continue reading Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 12 (#5 through #1)

Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 12 (#10 through #6)

Photo Credit: TD Alabama Mag (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 10.  Dalvin Cook, Running Back, #14 Florida State Seminoles (8-3) Statistics: 242 rush attempts, 1,467 rushing yards, 17 rushing touchdowns, 27 receptions, 400 receiving yards, 1 receiving touchdown Analysis: Dalvin Cook has emerged as a really good pass catching back in addition to one of the best runners in the nation. He sits 6th in the nation … Continue reading Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 12 (#10 through #6)

Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 12 (#15 through #11)

Photo Credit: FOX Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 15.  Sam Darnold, Quarterback, #12 Southern California Trojans (8-3) Statistics: 194/284 (68.3% completion percentage), 2,428 passing yards, 24 passing touchdowns, 8 interceptions, 54 rush attempts, 214 rushing yards, 2 rushing touchdowns Analysis: Ever since not getting a lot of playing time and taking over quarterback Max Browne’s role as the USC starting quarterback in week 4, Darnold has … Continue reading Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 12 (#15 through #11)

Week 12 NFL Predictions

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Week 11 Record: 12-2 2016 Season Record: 93-66-2 Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 12:30 PM ET  Minnesota Vikings, (6-4) @  Detroit Lions, (6-4) Prediction: Vikings win, 24-20   Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 4:30 PM ET   Washington Redskins, (6-3-1) @  Dallas Cowboys, (9-1) Prediction: Redskins win, 31-30   Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 8:30 PM ET  Pittsburgh Steelers, (5-5) @  Indianapolis Colts, (5-5) Prediction: … Continue reading Week 12 NFL Predictions

Week 12 NFL Schedule

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 12:30 PM ET  Minnesota Vikings, (6-4) @  Detroit Lions, (6-4)   Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 4:30 PM ET   Washington Redskins, (6-3-1) @  Dallas Cowboys, (9-1)   Thursday, November 24th, 2016, 8:30 PM ET  Pittsburgh Steelers, (5-5) @  Indianapolis Colts, (5-5)   Sunday, November 27th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Arizona Cardinals, (4-5-1) @  Atlanta Falcons, (6-4)  Cincinnati Bengals, (3-6-1) … Continue reading Week 12 NFL Schedule

Week 11 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record and movement from last week’s power rankings.  Dallas Cowboys (9-1)  Seattle Seahawks (7-2-1)  New England Patriots (8-2)  Oakland Raiders (8-2), +1  Denver Broncos (7-3), +1  Washington Redskins (6-3-1), +1  New York Giants (7-3), +1  Kansas City Chiefs (7-3), -4  Miami Dolphins (6-4), +1  Detroit Lions (6-4), +1  Minnesota Vikings (6-4), +5  Atlanta … Continue reading Week 11 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 11 NFL Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Week 11 Record: 12-2 2016 Season Record: 93-66-2 Thursday, November 17th, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  New Orleans Saints, (4-6), 20, @  Carolina Panthers, (4-6), 23   Sunday, November 20th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Arizona Cardinals, (4-5-1), 24, @  Minnesota Vikings, (6-4), 30  Baltimore Ravens, (5-5), 17, @  Dallas Cowboys, (9-1), 27  Buffalo Bills, (5-5), 16, @  Cincinnati Bengals, (3-6-1), 12  Chicago Bears, (2-7), 16, … Continue reading Week 11 NFL Scores

Why You Should be Excited for the NBA’s Future

Photo Credit: Sports Out West It was a tough pill to swallow around the end of last season. With the retirement of Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, and others, it had finally became official. All the NBA superstars I had grown up watching and admiring were out the door. With Allen Iverson, Tracy McGrady, Vince Carter, and Ray Allen (just to name a few) … Continue reading Why You Should be Excited for the NBA’s Future

Projected Phillies Opening Day Lineup

Photo Credit: The New York Times The 2017 MLB season doesn’t start for a while. Spring Training starts in February (Which is 4 months away). The period between seasons is known as the offseason, when general managers try to make trades, sign free agents, and release players from a season ago. No other team’s offseason will be as interesting to watch than the Philadelphia Phillies. … Continue reading Projected Phillies Opening Day Lineup

November 21st NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Kentucky Wildcats (4-0) Indiana Hoosiers (4-0) Villanova Wildcats (5-0), +2 North Carolina Tar Heels (4-0), +2 Kansas Jayhawks (2-1), -2  Duke Blue Devils (4-1), -2 Virginia Cavaliers (3-0) Arizona Wildcats (3-0) Xavier Musketeers (5-0) Louisville Cardinals (3-0) Gonzaga Bulldogs (3-0), +2 California-Los Angeles Bruins (4-0), +4  Creighton Bluejays (4-0), +4 Saint Mary’s Gaels (3-0), +5 … Continue reading November 21st NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Jerrell Freeman Suspended for 4 Games

Photo Credit: Indianapolis Star Chicago Bears’ linebacker Jerrell Freeman has been suspended for four games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Freeman, 30, has played in the NFL for 5 seasons for both the Bears and the Indianapolis Colts. He has played in 10 games and recorded 91 tackles, 3 passes defensed, and 6 stuffs so far this season. Over his 5-year NFL career, Freeman has played in 67 games … Continue reading Jerrell Freeman Suspended for 4 Games

Week 12 College Football Playoff Predictions: Who’s In?

Photo Credit: TMJ4 (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) These are the only 12 teams that I see that still have a legitimate chance at making it into this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP). I have included the remaining schedules for each of the teams as well as a prediction for each of their remaining games and who ultimately I believe will make it into the CFP. … Continue reading Week 12 College Football Playoff Predictions: Who’s In?

Remaining NCAA Football Games with Key Impact on Playoff

Photo Credit: Live News Central (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) There are still seven weeks to go until the best two teams in NCAA football will meet to determine who the 2017 national champion is, and that means there is lots of meaningful football to be played yet until we find out which four teams even make it to the College Football Playoff (CFP) semifinals, which will … Continue reading Remaining NCAA Football Games with Key Impact on Playoff

November 21st NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Chicago Blackhawks (13-4-2, 28 points), +2  Montreal Canadiens (14-3-2, 30 points), -1  New York Rangers (13-5-1, 27 points), -1  Columbus Blue Jackets (10-4-2, 22 points), +6 Tampa Bay Lightning (12-6-1, 25 points), +9  Boston Bruins (11-7-0, 22 points), -1  Pittsburgh Penguins (11-4-3, 25 points), -3  Washington Capitals (11-5-2, 24 points)  Florida Panthers (10-8-1, 21 points), +8 … Continue reading November 21st NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 4 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (11-2), +2  Los Angeles Clippers (12-2), -1  Cleveland Cavaliers (10-2), -1  San Antonio Spurs (10-3)  Chicago Bulls (9-5), +8  Memphis Grizzlies (8-5), +12  Houston Rockets (8-5), +5  Atlanta Hawks (9-4), -2  Toronto Raptors (8-5), -4  Charlotte Hornets (8-4), -3  Portland Trailblazers (8-7), -3  Boston Celtics (7-6), -2  Oklahoma City Thunder (8-6), -2  Indiana Pacers … Continue reading Week 4 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Nick Saban Wins NCAA Record 41st Game as Head Coach of AP Poll #1 Team

Photo Credit: USA Today In the Alabama Crimson Tide’s 31-3 win at home against the Chattanooga Mocs on Saturday, Nick Saban became the first head coach in college football history to win 41 games as the head coach of the team ranked #1 by the AP Poll. The record was previously 40 wins, which Saban shared with former Ohio State Buckeyes’ head coach Woody Hayes … Continue reading Nick Saban Wins NCAA Record 41st Game as Head Coach of AP Poll #1 Team

Big Ten Places 3 Teams in Top 5 of AP Poll for First Time since 1960

Photo Credit: SB Nation For the first time since Monday, November 7th, 1960, which was over 56 years ago, three teams out of the Big Ten conference are ranked inside the top 5 of the AP Poll. The #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-1), the #3 Michigan Wolverines (10-1), and the #5 Wisconsin Badgers (9-2) are the three teams that make up the three highest ranked … Continue reading Big Ten Places 3 Teams in Top 5 of AP Poll for First Time since 1960

NFL Kickers Miss Record 12 Extra Points

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated The new extra point rule that forces NFL place kickers to kick extra points from the 15-yard line instead of the 2-yard line has caused lots of missed extra points since it was implemented before the 2015 season. Sunday, November 20th, 2016, is a day that will live in infamy for NFL place kickers (that is, unless they manage to perform … Continue reading NFL Kickers Miss Record 12 Extra Points

Vinatieri’s Record Field Goal Streak Ends at 44

Photo Credit: Associated Press Indianapolis Colts’ kicker Adam Vinatieri missed his first field goal in 45 attempts in the 2nd quarter of Sunday’s 24-17 home victory against the Tennessee Titans. His miss came on a 42-yard attempt that sailed wide right. Vinatieri, 43, had not missed a field goal since week 2 of last season on September 21st, 2015, when his Colts lost at home to … Continue reading Vinatieri’s Record Field Goal Streak Ends at 44

From Last to First, Jimmie Johnson Claims Record 7th NASCAR Championship

Photo Credit: Beyond the Flag After starting in 40th (last) place in the 2016 NASCAR championship finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, Jimmie Johnson drove through the field to win the Ford EcoBoost 400 and win a record 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Johnson was scheduled to start the race in 14th place, but his team incurred a pre-race penalty that sent him to … Continue reading From Last to First, Jimmie Johnson Claims Record 7th NASCAR Championship

Final 2016 NASCAR Standings

Photo Credit: NASCAR Final 2016 NASCAR Standings (36/36 races complete) = Denotes drivers in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase  =Denotes drivers in the Chase’s “Round of 12”  =Denotes drivers in the Chase’s “Round of 8”  = Denotes drivers in the Chase’s “Championship 4”    Jimmie Johnson- 5 wins, 5040 points    Joey Logano- 3 wins, 5037 points    Kyle Busch- 4 wins, 5035 points    Carl Edwards- 3 wins, 5007 points    Matt … Continue reading Final 2016 NASCAR Standings

Week 13 NCAA Football Top 25 Picks

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Week 12 Record: 18-4 2016 Season Record: 185-49  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-0) over  #13 Auburn Tigers (8-3)  #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-1) over  #3 Michigan Wolverines (10-1)  #4 Clemson Tigers (10-1) over  South Carolina Gamecocks (6-5)  #23 Washington State Cougars (8-3) over  #5 Washington Huskies (10-1)  #6 Wisconsin Badgers (9-2) over  Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-3)    #7 Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (9-2) … Continue reading Week 13 NCAA Football Top 25 Picks

Week 13 NCAA Football Top 25 Matchups

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-0) vs.  #13 Auburn Tigers (8-3)  #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-1) vs.  #3 Michigan Wolverines (10-1)  #4 Clemson Tigers (10-1) vs.  South Carolina Gamecocks (6-5)  #5 Washington Huskies (10-1) vs.  #23 Washington State Cougars (8-3)  #6 Wisconsin Badgers (9-2) vs.  Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-3)  #7 Pennsylvania State Nittany Lions (9-2) vs.  Michigan State Spartans (3-8)  #9 Colorado Buffaloes … Continue reading Week 13 NCAA Football Top 25 Matchups

Week 12 NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: en.tubgit.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes team records and movement from last week’s power rankings. Teams that just entered the top 25 will be denoted as “NEW” along with their movement assuming they were ranked #26 before they moved. If a team that is new is the biggest “Up” mover, the word “NEW” will be placed next to the team’s name when … Continue reading Week 12 NCAA Football Power Rankings & Trends

Week 12 NCAA Football Top 25 Scores

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Week 12 Record: 18-4 2016 Season Record: 185-49  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-0), 31,  Chattanooga Mocs (8-3), 3  #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (10-1), 17,  Michigan State Spartans (3-8), 16   #3 Michigan Wolverines (10-1), 20,  Indiana Hoosiers (5-6), 10  #4 Clemson Tigers (10-1), 35,  Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-5), 13  Houston Cougars (9-2), 36,  #5 Louisville Cardinals (9-2), 10  #6 Washington Huskies (10-1), 44,  Arizona State Sun … Continue reading Week 12 NCAA Football Top 25 Scores

TJ Oshie Out Week to Week

Photo Credit: Russian Machine Never Breaks Washington Capitals’ forward TJ Oshie will miss the next week or so with an upper-body injury he sustained against the Detroit Red Wings. Oshie, 29, was drafted in the first round, 24th overall, by the St. Louis Blues in the 2005 NHL Draft. Oshie spent his first 7 seasons with the Blues, where he scored a total of 110 goals … Continue reading TJ Oshie Out Week to Week

Every NFL Team’s Biggest Surprise and Disappointment this Season

Photo Credit: Cover32 (featured image), ESPN (team logos) We are now 10 weeks through the NFL season and each team has had all sorts of ups and downs. Lord knows that there have been plenty of surprising and disappointing players on every team. So here is every team’s most surprising, and disappointing player.   AFC AFC East  New England Patriots Surprising: Tight end Martellus Bennett … Continue reading Every NFL Team’s Biggest Surprise and Disappointment this Season

Easiest Way for Each Serious Contender to Get into the CFP

Photo Credit: NJ (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) These are the eight NCAA football teams that still have a legitimately decent chance to get into this season’s CFP and what the easiest way to get into the CFP is for each of them and where they will likely be seeded if everything goes the way they need it to go.  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide … Continue reading Easiest Way for Each Serious Contender to Get into the CFP

Rangers, Cashner Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: ESPN The Texas Rangers and former Chicago Cubs’, San Diego Padres’, and Miami Marlins’ starting pitcher Andrew Cashner have reached a 1-year, $10 million contract agreement. Cashner, 30, had a 5-11 record this season with the Padres and the Marlins. He had a 5.25 ERA and a 1.53 WHIP with 112 strikeouts. Over his entire 7-year MLB career, Cashner has a 31-53 record. He has … Continue reading Rangers, Cashner Reach Contract Agreement

AT&T Stadium To Host Big XII Championship Game from 2017 through 2021

Photo Credit: Triposo The Big XII conference recently announced that it will be bringing back a championship game in the 2017 season for the first time since the 2010 season. It was also made known that the two Big XII teams that will face in the championship game will be the teams with the best two interconference records and that divisions will not be used … Continue reading AT&T Stadium To Host Big XII Championship Game from 2017 through 2021

Astros, Reddick Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Houston Astros and former Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics’, and Los Angeles Dodgers’ right fielder Josh Reddick have reached a 4-year, $52 million contract agreement. Reddick, 29, has been in the MLB for 8 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. This past season, he played in 115 games and bat .281 with 112 hits, 53 runs scored, 10 home runs, 37 runs batted in, and … Continue reading Astros, Reddick Reach Contract Agreement

How the Denver Broncos Can Reach Super Bowl LII in 2018

Photo Credit: BSN Denver It was not too long ago when the Denver Broncos pulled off the NFL’s latest version of a Super Bowl shocker. Despite being heavy underdogs against Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers, the Broncos’ historically good defense came through, beating the 15-1 Panthers by a final score of 24-10. Peyton Manning retired from the NFL, and as a result, the Broncos … Continue reading How the Denver Broncos Can Reach Super Bowl LII in 2018

Houston Crushes Louisville, Shakes Up CFP Picture

Photo Credit: Houston Chronicle Before the game featuring the #5 Louisville Cardinals and the Houston Cougars, I published an article talking about how a Houston win would shake up the whole College Football Playoff (CFP) Picture, which you can read HERE. That is exactly what happened. Houston crushed Louisville at home by a score of 36-10, holding Louisville quarterback and Heisman Trophy award frontrunner Lamar … Continue reading Houston Crushes Louisville, Shakes Up CFP Picture

Steven Stamkos Potentially Out for 4-6 Months

Photo Credit: Philly Influencer Tampa Bay Lighting captain and forward Steven Stamkos will likely miss 4-6 months after having surgery to repair his torn meniscus. Stamkos, 26, was drafted 1st overall in the 2008 NHL draft by the Lightning. He has scored 321 goals and tallied 261 assists for a total of 582 points in 586 career games. That is nearly an average of one point … Continue reading Steven Stamkos Potentially Out for 4-6 Months

How a Houston Win Tonight Would Change the Entire CFP Picture

Photo Credit: Philly Tonight, the Houston Cougars (8-2) will host the #5 Louisville Cardinals (9-1) in a game that has College Football Playoff (CFP) implications for the Cardinals and for every other team still in contention to get into the CFP. In short, a Houston win would pretty much invalidate everything written in my 3,252-word article that I wrote earlier this week about how the CFP … Continue reading How a Houston Win Tonight Would Change the Entire CFP Picture

Kris Bryant Wins 2016 NL MVP Award

Photo Credit: MLB Chicago Cubs’ third baseman Kris Bryant has won the 2016 National League Most Valuable Player award. Bryant, 24, was voted the winner of the award over Washington Nationals’ second baseman Daniel Murphy and Los Angeles’ Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, the other two finalists for the award. Bryant had a .292 batting average, 121 runs scored, 39 home runs, 102 runs batted in, and 8 stolen bases this past season en … Continue reading Kris Bryant Wins 2016 NL MVP Award

Mike Trout Wins 2016 AL MVP Award

Photo Credit: For The Win – USA Today Los Angeles Angels’ center fielder Mike Trout has won the 2016 American League Most Valuable Player award. Trout, 25, was voted the winner of the award over Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts and Houston Astros’ second baseman Jose Altuve, the other two finalists for the award. Trout had a .315 batting average, 123 runs scored, 29 home runs, 100 runs batted in, and … Continue reading Mike Trout Wins 2016 AL MVP Award

Yankees Trade McCann To Astros for Two Prospects

Photo Credit: Chat Sports The New York Yankees have traded catcher Brian McCann to the Houston Astros in exchange for pitchers Albert Abreu and Jorge Guzman, two minor league prospects. McCann, 32, has been in the MLB for 12 seasons; 9 with the Atlanta Braves, and 3 with the Yankees. This past season, he played in 130 games and bat .242 with 104 hits, 56 runs scored, 20 home runs, … Continue reading Yankees Trade McCann To Astros for Two Prospects

Week 11 NFL Consensus Picks

Photo Credit: http://www.packersnews.com, ESPN (team logos) Writers picking: Myself (A), Marcus (B), Asher (C), Clancy (D), Saj (E), J.D. (F) Thursday, November 17th, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  New Orleans Saints, (4-5) @  Carolina Panthers, (3-6) New Orleans-(B,D,E,F) @ Carolina-(A,C)   Sunday, November 20th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Arizona Cardinals, (4-4-1) @  Minnesota Vikings, (5-4) Arizona-(B,D,E) @ Minnesota-(A,C,F)  Baltimore Ravens, (5-4) @  Dallas Cowboys, (8-1) Baltimore-(E) @ Dallas-(A,B,C,D,F)  Buffalo Bills, … Continue reading Week 11 NFL Consensus Picks

Isaiah Pead Loses Part of Leg in Car Accident; NFL Career Over

Photo Credit: Sporting News Running back Isaiah Pead, 26, will never play in the NFL again after losing part of his left leg following a car accident that took place early last Saturday morning at 2:32 AM EST in Columbus, Ohio, when his car, which was traveling at over 90 miles per hour, spun out of control and veered off of the highway, ejecting Pead from … Continue reading Isaiah Pead Loses Part of Leg in Car Accident; NFL Career Over

2016 Formula One Championship: Clinching Scenarios

Photo Credit: F1 Fanatic The 2016 Formula One championship will be decided at Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, which is located in the United Arab Emirates. The race will take place on Sunday, November 27th, 2016, at 8:00 AM EST. The two drivers that are in contention for this season’s championship are Nico Rosberg (right), the current championship standings leader, and … Continue reading 2016 Formula One Championship: Clinching Scenarios

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Preview

Photo Credit: The Charlotte Observer The 2016 NASCAR Spring Cup Series championship will be decided this Sunday, November 20th, 2016, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. Under NASCAR’s Chase rules, only the four drivers who earned the right to be in the Championship Four round of this season’s Chase for the Cup will be eligible to win the championship. Each driver will enter the final race … Continue reading 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Preview

Rick Porcello Wins 2016 AL Cy Young Award

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello has won the 2016 American League Cy Young award. Porcello, 27, was voted the winner of the award over Detroit Tigers’ starting pitcher Justin Verlander and Cleveland Indians’ starting pitcher Corey Kluber, the other two finalists for the award. Porcello had a 22-4 record this past season. He posted a 3.15 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP with 189 strikeouts en route to winning … Continue reading Rick Porcello Wins 2016 AL Cy Young Award

Max Scherzer Wins 2016 NL Cy Young Award

Photo Credit: USA Today Washington Nationals’ starting pitcher Max Scherzer has won the 2016 National League Cy Young award. Scherzer, 32, was voted the winner of the award over Chicago Cubs’ starting pitchers Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks, the other two finalists for the award. Scherzer had an 20-7 record this past season. He posted a 2.96 ERA and a 0.97 WHIP with 284 strikeouts en route to winning this season’s National League Cy Young award. … Continue reading Max Scherzer Wins 2016 NL Cy Young Award

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 10 (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 10 (Standings Method)

Jared Goff To Start Sunday for Rams

Photo Credit: Los Angeles Times The #1 overall draft pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, quarterback Jared Goff out of the University of California, will be a part of NFL action for the first time in his career this Sunday when his Los Angeles Rams host the Miami Dolphins. Goff, 22, played in the NCAA for the California Golden Bears for 3 seasons. He is coming off … Continue reading Jared Goff To Start Sunday for Rams

Seahawks Release Christine Michael

Photo Credit: USA Today The Seattle Seahawks have released running back Christine Michael, as running back Thomas Rawls is ready to return from injury and running back CJ Prosise put together an impressive performance in Sunday night’s road win against the New England Patriots. Michael, 26, is in his 4th NFL season. He has played for 2 teams over that span, the Seahawks and the Dallas … Continue reading Seahawks Release Christine Michael

NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends: First Impressions

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list includes team records and movement from the last edition of these power rankings, which was on Friday, November 11th, 2016. Teams that just entered the top 25 will be denoted as “NEW” along with their movement assuming they were ranked #26 before they moved. If a team that is new is the biggest “Up” mover, the … Continue reading NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends: First Impressions

Who Is REALLY In? And What Is the CFP Selection Committee REALLY Looking for?

Photo Credit: BuckeyeXtra With so many top contenders to get into the College Football Playoff (CFP) losing this past weekend, it seems as though a lot more teams are back into play with potentially earning themselves a spot in this season’s CFP. So what is the committee really looking for? Let’s look at the past two (and only two) CFPs and what got each team … Continue reading Who Is REALLY In? And What Is the CFP Selection Committee REALLY Looking for?

Baylor Upsets #4 Oregon

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report In Waco, Texas, the Baylor Bears surprisingly beat the Oregon Ducks, who were the 4th ranked team in the nation. While many thought Oregon would crush Baylor, that was not the case, and it ended up being the other way around. The final score of the game was 66-49, which is a rather low scoring game. The leading score for the Baylor Bears … Continue reading Baylor Upsets #4 Oregon

Dave Roberts Wins 2016 NL Manager of the Year Award

Photo Credit: Orange County Register Los Angeles Dodgers’ manager Dave Roberts has won the 2016 National League Manager of the Year award. Roberts was voted the winner of the award over Chicago Cubs’ manager Joe Maddon and Washington Nationals’ manager Dusty Baker, the other two finalists for the award. Roberts led the Dodgers to a 91-71 record and a berth in the 2016 National League Championship Series against the Chicago … Continue reading Dave Roberts Wins 2016 NL Manager of the Year Award

Terry Francona Wins 2016 AL Manager of the Year Award

Photo Credit: FanSided Cleveland Indians’ manager Terry Francona has won the 2016 American League Manager of the Year award. Francona was voted the winner of the award over Texas Rangers’ manager Jeff Banister and Baltimore Orioles’ manager Buck Showalter, the other two finalists for the award. Francona led the Indians to a 94-67 record and their first American League championship and World Series berth since … Continue reading Terry Francona Wins 2016 AL Manager of the Year Award

Week 12 FBS Independent Teams Predictions

Photo Credit: Daily Herald (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights 2016 record: 5-5 Week 12 Matchup: vs.  Morgan State Bears (2-7) Prediction: Army wins by a score of 56-14    Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2016 record: 4-6 Week 12 Matchup: vs.  Virginia Tech Hokies (7-3) Prediction: Virginia Tech wins by a score of 27-24    Brigham Young Cougars 2016 record: 6-4 Week 12 Matchup: vs.  Massachusetts Minutemen (2-8) Prediction: Brigham Young wins by … Continue reading Week 12 FBS Independent Teams Predictions

Week 11 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights (5-5) lost to the  Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-6) by a score of 44-6 Week 12 Matchup: vs.  Morgan State Bears (2-7)    Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-6) defeated the  Army Black Knights (5-5) by a score of 44-6 Week 12 Matchup: vs.  Virginia Tech Hokies (7-3)    Brigham Young Cougars (6-4) defeated the  Southern Utah Thunderbirds … Continue reading Week 11 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Vikings Release Kicker Blair Walsh

Photo Credit: Stack The Minnesota Vikings’ have released kicker Blair Walsh on Tuesday according to Adam Schefter. Walsh has been struggling since the start of the season, but it did not start from there. After botching a 27-yard field goal attempt last season against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Wild Card game, his kicking abilities have decreased.  He has missed four field goals and four … Continue reading Vikings Release Kicker Blair Walsh

Recapping Last Night’s NCAA Top 25 Games

Photo Credit: FanSided 1. The West Virginia Mountaineers, who are ranked 19th in the nation, took down the Mississippi Valley State Devils in a huge blowout win. The final score of the game was 107-66. The Mountaineer’s record improved to 2-0, while the Devil’s record dropped to 0-2. The leading scorer for the Mountaineers was Nathan Adrian, who finished the game with 15 points, while … Continue reading Recapping Last Night’s NCAA Top 25 Games

Ezeki…NFL Awards Predictions through Week 10

Photo Credit: The Draft Wire – USA Today (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER   Ezekiel Elliott, Running Back, Dallas Cowboys (8-1) Statistics: 198 rush attempts, 1,005 rushing yards, 9 rushing touchdowns, 18 receptions, 250 receiving yards, 1 receiving touchdown Analysis: At only 21 years of age, Ezekiel Elliott is the best running back in the NFL already. Not only that, but the Cowboys are actually … Continue reading Ezeki…NFL Awards Predictions through Week 10

Top 5 NFL MVP Award Candidates through Week 10

Photo Credit: Cowboys Wire – USA Today (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 5.  Matt Ryan, Quarterback, Atlanta Falcons (6-4) Statistics: 236/346 (69.6% completion percentage), 3,247 passing yards, 24 passing touchdowns, 5 interceptions, 23 rush attempts, 69 rushing yards Analysis: Matt Ryan is playing some of the best football of his life right now. He is on pace to become just the second quarterback in NFL history to throw for … Continue reading Top 5 NFL MVP Award Candidates through Week 10

Top 5 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 11

Photo Credit: Today’s U (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 5.  Donnel Pumphrey, Running Back, San Diego State Aztecs (9-1) Statistics: 270 rush attempts, 1,779 rushing yards, 14 rushing touchdowns, 20 receptions, 145 receiving yards Analysis: So far this season, Pumphrey has been the best running back in college football, as he is the leader in rush attempts and rushing yards among all running backs in the nation. … Continue reading Top 5 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 11

Week 11 NFL Predictions

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Week 10 Record: 7-7 2016 Season Record: 81-64-2 Thursday, November 17th, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  New Orleans Saints, (4-5) @  Carolina Panthers, (3-6) Prediction: Panthers win, 27-24   Sunday, November 20th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Arizona Cardinals, (4-4-1) @  Minnesota Vikings, (5-4) Prediction: Vikings win, 23-21  Baltimore Ravens, (5-4) @  Dallas Cowboys, (8-1) Prediction: Cowboys win, 30-17  Buffalo Bills, (4-5) @  Cincinnati Bengals, (3-5-1) … Continue reading Week 11 NFL Predictions

Week 11 NFL Schedule

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Thursday, November 17th, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  New Orleans Saints, (4-5) @  Carolina Panthers, (3-6)   Sunday, November 20th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Arizona Cardinals, (4-4-1) @  Minnesota Vikings, (5-4)  Baltimore Ravens, (5-4) @  Dallas Cowboys, (8-1)  Buffalo Bills, (4-5) @  Cincinnati Bengals, (3-5-1)  Chicago Bears, (2-7) @  New York Giants, (6-3)  Jacksonville Jaguars, (2-7) @  Detroit Lions, (5-4)  Pittsburgh Steelers, (4-5) @  Cleveland Browns, … Continue reading Week 11 NFL Schedule

Week 10 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record and movement from last week’s power rankings.  Dallas Cowboys (8-1), +1  Seattle Seahawks (6-2-1), +5  New England Patriots (7-2), -2  Kansas City Chiefs (7-2), -1  Oakland Raiders (7-2), -1  Denver Broncos (7-3)  Washington Redskins (5-3-1), +3  New York Giants (6-3), +3  Houston Texans (6-3), +3  Miami Dolphins (5-4), +14  Detroit Lions (5-4), … Continue reading Week 10 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 10 NFL Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Week 10 Record: 7-7 2016 Season Record: 81-64-2 Thursday, November 10th, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Cleveland Browns, (0-10), 7, @  Baltimore Ravens, (5-4), 28   Sunday, November 13th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Atlanta Falcons, (6-4), 15, @  Philadelphia Eagles, (5-4), 24  Chicago Bears, (2-7), 10, @  Tampa Bay Buccaneers, (4-5), 36  Denver Broncos, (7-3), 25, @  New Orleans Saints, (4-5), 23  Green Bay … Continue reading Week 10 NFL Scores

The Rose that Could Bloom Again

Photo Credit: Daily Knicks Derrick Rose is a walking what-if. Now at age 28, Rose has been separated by time from his past glory. He was the youngest MVP the NBA has ever seen before. Born in Chicago, Rose had the expectations similar to those of LeBron James. The Chicago Bulls had been going through the worst years in franchise history. Michael Jordan’s move to … Continue reading The Rose that Could Bloom Again

Rob Gronkowski May Have Suffered Punctured Lung

Photo Credit: USA Today New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski likely suffered a punctured lung in Sunday night’s 31-24 loss at home against the Seattle Seahawks. He is expected to miss one game with the injury, which would sideline him for the Patriots’ week 11 road game against the San Francisco 49ers. This would mean he could possibly return as early as the Patriots’ week … Continue reading Rob Gronkowski May Have Suffered Punctured Lung

Michael Fulmer Wins 2016 AL Rookie of the Year Award

Photo Credit: Sports Radio Detroit Detroit Tigers’ starting pitcher Michael Fulmer has won the 2016 American League Rookie of the Year award. Fulmer, 23, was voted the winner of the award over New York Yankees’ catcher Gary Sanchez and Cleveland Indians’ center fielder Tyler Naquin, the other two finalists for the award. Fulmer had an 11-7 record this past season. He posted a 3.06 ERA and a 1.12 WHIP with … Continue reading Michael Fulmer Wins 2016 AL Rookie of the Year Award

Corey Seager Wins 2016 NL Rookie of the Year Award

Photo Credit: HNGN Los Angeles Dodgers’ shortstop Corey Seager has won the 2016 National League Rookie of the Year award. Seager, 22, was voted the winner of the award over Washington Nationals’ center fielder Trea Turner and Los Angeles’ Dodgers starting pitcher Kenta Maeda, the other two finalists for the award. Seager had a .308 batting average, 105 runs scored, 26 home runs, 72 runs … Continue reading Corey Seager Wins 2016 NL Rookie of the Year Award

Alshon Jeffery Suspended for 4 Games

Photo Credit: Sports Mockery Chicago Bears’ wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been suspended for four games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Jeffery, 26, is playing in his 5th season in the NFL and has only ever played for the Bears. So far this season, he has caught 40 passes for 630 yards (15.8 average yards per reception) and a touchdown … Continue reading Alshon Jeffery Suspended for 4 Games

Offseason IndyCar Driver Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Beyond the Flag (featured image), IndyCar (number logos) This list includes drivers who will likely and/or have been confirmed to have a full-time ride in the Verizon IndyCar Series in the 2017 season. Included on this list is each driver’s name, their engine and aero kit manufacturer, and their prospective team for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series Season.  Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, Team Penske … Continue reading Offseason IndyCar Driver Power Rankings

November 14th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Montreal Canadiens (13-2-1, 27 points), +3  New York Rangers (12-4-0, 24 points), -1  Chicago Blackhawks (11-3-2, 24 points), -1  Pittsburgh Penguins (10-3-2, 22 points), +2  Boston Bruins (10-6-0, 20 points), +8  New Jersey Devils (8-3-3, 19 points), +9  San Jose Sharks (9-6-0, 18 points), +10  Washington Capitals (9-4-1, 19 points), -5  Ottawa Senators … Continue reading November 14th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 3 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Clippers (9-1), +1  Cleveland Cavaliers (8-1), -1  Golden State Warriors (8-2), +1  San Antonio Spurs (7-3), -1  Toronto Raptors (7-2), +2  Atlanta Hawks (7-2), +2  Charlotte Hornets (6-3), -1  Portland Trailblazers (7-4), +2  Utah Jazz (7-4), +2  Boston Celtics (5-4), +2  Oklahoma City Thunder (6-4), -6  Houston Rockets (5-4), +1  Chicago Bulls (6-4), +6  Milwaukee … Continue reading Week 3 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Week 11 College Football Playoff Predictions: Who’s In?

Photo Credit: The Cardinal Connect (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) These are the only 15 teams that I see that still have a legitimate chance at making it into this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP). I have included the remaining schedules for each of the teams as well as a prediction for each of their remaining games and who ultimately I believe will make it … Continue reading Week 11 College Football Playoff Predictions: Who’s In?

Remaining NCAA Football Games with Key Impact on Playoff

Photo Credit: Detroit Jock City (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) There are still eight weeks to go until the best two teams in NCAA football will meet to determine who the 2017 national champion is, and that means there is lots of meaningful football to be played yet until we find out which four teams even make it to the College Football Playoff (CFP) semifinals, which will … Continue reading Remaining NCAA Football Games with Key Impact on Playoff

NFL Super Teams by Division: NFC South

Photo Credit: TLA, ESPN (Team logos) ***NOTE: This is assuming all players are healthy, players that are faced with year-long suspensions don’t count, and head coaches can work as coordinators*** Offense: Quarterback: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints Running Back 1: Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons Running Back 2: Doug Martin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Running Back 3: Mark Ingram, New Orleans Saints Fullback: Patrick Dimarco, Atlanta Falcons … Continue reading NFL Super Teams by Division: NFC South

Week 12 NCAA Football Top 25 Picks

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Week 11 Record: 16-7 2016 Season Record: 167-45  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (10-0) over  Chattanooga Mocs (8-2)  #2 Ohio State Buckeyes (9-1) over  Michigan State Spartans (3-7)  #3 Michigan Wolverines (9-1) over  Indiana Hoosiers (5-5)  #4 Clemson Tigers (9-1) over  Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-4)  #5 Louisville Cardinals (9-1) over  Houston Cougars (8-2)  #6 Washington Huskies (9-1) over  Arizona State Sun Devils (5-5)  #7 … Continue reading Week 12 NCAA Football Top 25 Picks