Ray Allen Announces Retirement from NBA

Photo Credit: Sportige Former Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics, and Miami Heat shooting guard Ray Allen has officially announced his retirement from the NBA. Allen, 41, was in the NBA for 18 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. In his final season,  which was the 2013-2014 season, he played in 73 games and averaged 26.5 minutes per game, 9.6 points per game, … Continue reading Ray Allen Announces Retirement from NBA

Thunder Trade Ilyasova and Draft Pick to 76ers for Grant

Photo Credit: YouTube The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded power forward Ersan Ilyasova and a conditional first round draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for small forward Jerami Grant. Ilyasova, 29, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 74 games and averaged 25.4 minutes per game, … Continue reading Thunder Trade Ilyasova and Draft Pick to 76ers for Grant

Montoya to Drive in 2017 Indianapolis 500 for Team Penske

Photo Credit: Boston Globe Juan Pablo Montoya, 41, made his return to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2014 for the first time since 2000, and he has driven for Team Penske in each of the three seasons since, placing 4th, 2nd, and 8th in the championship standings in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 seasons, respectively. With 25-year-old Josef Newgarden recently signing with Team Penske to drive Montoya’s … Continue reading Montoya to Drive in 2017 Indianapolis 500 for Team Penske

Percy Harvin Comes Out of Retirement, Re-Signs with Bills

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Veteran wide receiver Percy Harvin has announced that he has come out of retirement and has chosen to re-sign with the Buffalo Bills. According Ian Rapoport of NFL Network and sports agent Greg Barnett, his contract is worth $1 million over eight games with the Bills. Before making his temporary retirement at the age of 27, Harvin played as a member of … Continue reading Percy Harvin Comes Out of Retirement, Re-Signs with Bills

Will Power/LeBron James Comparison

Photo Credit: FOX Sports (Will Power), Huffington Post (LeBron James) Many times in sports, you will hear various teams and players referred to as “chokers” for either blowing a lead that they should have held on to, or simply caving in when it mattered most. This comparison between Will Power, an IndyCar driver, and LeBron James, an NBA player, will go in detail in comparing … Continue reading Will Power/LeBron James Comparison

NFL Awards Predictions through Week 8

Photo Credit: NFL Spin Zone (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER  Tom Brady, Quarterback, New England Patriots (7-1) Statistics: 98/134 (73.1% completion percentage), 1,319 passing yards, 12 passing touchdowns, 10 rush attempts, 44 rushing yards Analysis: Assuming he has not yet cheated this season, Tom Brady has been dominant in his first four games back from his suspension to show that he is really back, and he is … Continue reading NFL Awards Predictions through Week 8

Thunder, Adams Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: ClutchPoints The Oklahoma City Thunder and center Steven Adams have agreed to a 4-year, $100 million contract extension. Adams, 23, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Thunder. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 80 games and averaged 25.2 minutes per game, 8.0 points per game, 6.7 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per game, 1.1 blocks … Continue reading Thunder, Adams Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Top 5 NFL MVP Award Candidates through Week 8

Photo Credit: theScore (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 5.  Ezekiel Elliott, Running Back, Dallas Cowboys (6-1) Statistics: 159 rush attempts, 799 rushing yards, 5 rushing touchdowns, 15 receptions, 150 receiving yards Analysis: As a 21-year-old rookie, 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 quarterback Tony Romo, and quarterback Dak Prescott has not … Continue reading Top 5 NFL MVP Award Candidates through Week 8

Top 5 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 9

Photo Credit: The Crunch Zone (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) 5.  Donnel Pumphrey, Running Back, San Diego State Aztecs (7-1) Statistics: 223 rush attempts, 1,469 rushing yards, 13 rushing touchdowns, 20 receptions, 145 receiving yards Analysis: So far this season, Pumphrey has been the best running back in college football, leading all running backs in rush attempts, rushing yards, and rushing touchdowns. He also leads all running backs … Continue reading Top 5 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates through Week 9

Week 9 NFL Predictions

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Week 8 Record: 7-5-1 2016 Season Record: 65-53-2 Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Atlanta Falcons, (5-3) @  Tampa Bay Buccaneers, (3-4) Prediction: Falcons win, 38-24   Sunday, November 6th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Dallas Cowboys, (6-1) @  Cleveland Browns, (0-8) Prediction: Cowboys win, 31-14  Detroit Lions, (4-4) @  Minnesota Vikings, (5-2) Prediction: Vikings win, 20-16  Jacksonville Jaguars, (2-5) @  Kansas City … Continue reading Week 9 NFL Predictions

Week 9 NFL Schedule

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Atlanta Falcons, (5-3) @  Tampa Bay Buccaneers, (3-4)   Sunday, November 6th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Dallas Cowboys, (6-1) @  Cleveland Browns, (0-8)  Detroit Lions, (4-4) @  Minnesota Vikings, (5-2)  Jacksonville Jaguars, (2-5) @  Kansas City Chiefs, (5-2)  New York Jets, (3-5) @  Miami Dolphins, (3-4)  Philadelphia Eagles, (4-3) @  New York Giants, (4-3)  Pittsburgh Steelers, … Continue reading Week 9 NFL Schedule

Week 8 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.  New England Patriots (7-1)  Dallas Cowboys (6-1)  Denver Broncos (6-2), +1  Kansas City Chiefs (5-2), +5  Oakland Raiders (6-2), +5  Atlanta Falcons (5-3), +6  Minnesota Vikings (5-2), -4  Green Bay Packers (4-3), -1  Philadelphia Eagles (4-3), -3  Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3), -2  Seattle Seahawks (4-2-1), -6  Houston … Continue reading Week 8 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 8 NFL Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Week 8 Record: 7-5-1 2016 Season Record: 65-53-2 Thursday, October 27th, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Jacksonville Jaguars, (2-5), 22, @  Tennessee Titans, (4-4), 36   Sunday, October 30th, 2016, 9:30 AM ET  Washington Redskins, (4-3-1), 27, @  Cincinnati Bengals, (3-4-1), 27   Sunday, October 30th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Detroit Lions, (4-4), 13, @  Houston Texans, (5-3), 20  Arizona Cardinals, (3-4-1), 20, @  Carolina … Continue reading Week 8 NFL Scores

Cocaine, Alcohol Found in Fernandez’s Body During Autopsy

Photo Credit: FOX Sports During the autopsy of the late Jose Fernandez, who died in a boating accident on September 25th and was a starting pitcher for the Miami Marlins, it was found that he had both cocaine in alcohol in his system. He was legally drunk with a blood-alcohol concentration level of .147, nearly twice the legal limit. Fernandez was just 24 years young when … Continue reading Cocaine, Alcohol Found in Fernandez’s Body During Autopsy

Week 10 FBS Independent Teams Predictions

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights 2016 record: 5-3 Week 10 Matchup: vs.  Air Force Falcons (5-3) Prediction: Army wins by a score of 31-24    Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2016 record: 3-5 Week 10 Matchup: @  Navy Midshipmen (5-2); game played at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida Prediction: Navy wins by a score of 42-17    Brigham Young Cougars 2016 record: 4-4 Week 10 … Continue reading Week 10 FBS Independent Teams Predictions

Week 9 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Photo Credit: Miami Herald (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)  Army Black Knights (5-3) defeated the  Wake Forest Demon Deacons (5-3) by a score of 21-13 Week 10 Matchup: vs.  Air Force Falcons (5-3)    Notre Dame Fighting Irish (3-5) defeated the  Miami Hurricanes (4-4) by a score of 30-27 Week 10 Matchup: @  Navy Midshipmen (5-2); game played at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida    Brigham Young … Continue reading Week 9 FBS Independent Teams Recap

November 1st NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Montreal Canadiens (8-0-1, 17 points), +10  Edmonton Oilers (7-2-0, 14 points), +23  Minnesota Wild (6-2-1, 13 points), +13  Pittsburgh Penguins (6-2-1, 13 points), -2  San Jose Sharks (6-3-0, 12 points), -1  Washington Capitals (5-2-1, 11 points), -5  New York Rangers (6-3-0, 12 points), +6  St. Louis Blues (5-2-2, 12 points), +4  Detroit Red Wings (6-4-0, … Continue reading November 1st NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 1 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  San Antonio Spurs (4-0), +1  Cleveland Cavaliers (3-0), +1  Golden State Warriors (2-1), -2  Los Angeles Clippers (2-0)  Toronto Raptors (1-1)  Boston Celtics (2-1), +1  Oklahoma City Thunder (3-0), +3  Portland Trailblazers (2-1)  Atlanta Hawks (2-0)  Chicago Bulls (2-0), +8  Charlotte Hornets (2-1)  Memphis Grizzlies (2-1), +3  Detroit Pistons (2-1)  Houston Rockets (2-1)  Indiana Pacers (1-2), -9 … Continue reading Week 1 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

November 1st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) November 1st, 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 jumps and … Continue reading November 1st MLB Power Rankings & Trends