Jordan Morris Wins MLS Rookie of the Year

Photo via: Goal.com Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris has been awarded Rookie of the Year, the MLS announced Thursday. The youngster out of Stanford University has gotten his professional career off to a great start. Morris racked up 12 goals and 4 assists throughout the season, leading his team to a playoff run, and they are now onto the conference final against the Colorado Rapids. … Continue reading Jordan Morris Wins MLS Rookie of the Year

Week 10 NFL Consensus Picks

Photo Credit: The Seattle Times, ESPN (team logos) Writers Picking: Myself (A), Marcus (B), Asher (C), Clancy (D), Saj (E), J.D. (F) Thursday, November 10th, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Cleveland Browns, (0-9) @  Baltimore Ravens, (4-4) Cleveland @ Baltimore-(A,B,C,D,E,F)   Sunday, November 13th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Atlanta Falcons, (6-3) @  Philadelphia Eagles, (4-4) Atlanta-(B,C,D,E,F) @ Philadelphia-(A)  Chicago Bears, (2-6) @  Tampa Bay Buccaneers, (3-5) Chicago-(A) @ Tampa … Continue reading Week 10 NFL Consensus Picks

NFL Super Teams by Division: NFC East

Photo Credit: SI.com, 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:  Eli Manning, New York Giants Running Back 1: Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys Running Back 2: Matt Jones, Washington Redskins Running Back 3: Ryan Mathews, Philadelphia Eagles Fullback:  Keith Smith, Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver 1:  Odell Beckham … Continue reading NFL Super Teams by Division: NFC East

How Auburn Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule:  #8 Auburn Tigers (7-2) Week 11 @  Georgia Bulldogs Week 12 vs.  Alabama A&M Bulldogs Week 13 @  Alabama Crimson Tide Week 14- Potential SEC Championship   The potential road for the Auburn Tigers to get into the College Football Playoff (CFP) field is very narrow, but it is there. They will have to win out, including … Continue reading How Auburn Can Get Into the CFP

How Wisconsin Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule: #7 Wisconsin Badgers (7-2) Week 11 vs.  Illinois Fighting Illini Week 12 @  Purdue Boilermakers Week 13 vs.  Minnesota Golden Gophers Week 14- Potential Big Ten Championship   Wisconsin’s path to the College Football Playoff (CFP) is a lot simpler than anybody would expect for a 2-loss Big Ten team. If they win the rest of their regular … Continue reading How Wisconsin Can Get Into the CFP

How Louisville Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: Pinterest (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule:  #6 Louisville Cardinals (8-1) Week 11 vs.  Wake Forest Demon Deacons Week 12 @  Houston Cougars Week 13 vs.  Kentucky Wildcats Week 14- Potential ACC Championship   Louisville will need to win out and get lots of help to make it into this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP) field. In order to even get into the … Continue reading How Louisville Can Get Into the CFP

How Ohio State Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule:  #5 Ohio State Buckeyes (8-1) Week 11 @  Maryland Terrapins Week 12 @  Michigan State Spartans Week 13 vs.  Michigan Wolverines Week 14- Potential Big Ten Championship   Ohio State may be the only current 1-loss team that controls their own destiny in terms of getting into this season’s College Football Playoff (CFP) field. … Continue reading How Ohio State Can Get Into the CFP

How Washington Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule:  #4 Washington Huskies (9-0) Week 11 vs.  Southern California Trojans Week 12 vs.  Arizona State Sun Devils Week 13 @  Washington State Cougars Week 14- Potential Pacific 12 Championship   If Washington wins out and goes 13-0 as Pac-12 champions, there is no way that they will be left out of this season’s College Football Playoff … Continue reading How Washington Can Get Into the CFP

How Michigan Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule:  #3 Michigan Wolverines (9-0) Week 11 @  Iowa Hawkeyes Week 12 vs.  Indiana Hoosiers Week 13 @  Ohio State Buckeyes Week 14- Potential Big Ten Championship   Michigan is a team that controls their own destiny in terms of getting into the College Football Playoff (CFP) field. A 13-0 season, or even 12-1 season … Continue reading How Michigan Can Get Into the CFP

How Clemson Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule:  #2 Clemson Tigers (9-0) Week 11 vs.  Pittsburgh Panthers Week 12 @  Wake Forest Demon Deacons Week 13 vs.  South Carolina Gamecocks Week 14- Potential ACC Championship   Clemson has a pretty clear path to the College Football Playoff (CFP). A loss would put them on the bubble and possibly even ruin their chances, but it … Continue reading How Clemson Can Get Into the CFP

How Alabama Can Get Into the CFP

Photo Credit: en.tubgit.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Remaining Schedule:  #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (9-0) Week 11 vs.  Mississippi State Bulldogs Week 12 vs.  Chattanooga Mocs Week 13 vs.  Auburn Tigers Week 14- Potential SEC Championship   Alabama’s road to the College Football Playoff (CFP) has never been clearer. If they win out and win the SEC championship game, they will be the #1 overall … Continue reading How Alabama Can Get Into the CFP

Pacers-76ers Recap

Photo Credit: Sports Chat Place At Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Indiana Pacers won in a nail biter against the Philadelphia 76ers by a score of 122-115. The leading scorer for the Indiana Pacers was point guard Jeff Teague, who racked up 30 points. The leading scorer for the 76ers was small forward Robert Covington, who scored 23 points. I believe that the Pacers … Continue reading Pacers-76ers Recap

Professional Athletes’ Reactions to Presidential Election Results

Photo Credit: CBS Sports (featured image), Twitter (reactions), iEmoji (fire emoji) As some of you might have heard, Republican nominee Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United State of American in a 306-232 (likely final count) electoral vote over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Here are some reactions from various athletes around the world of sports regarding the 2016 U.S. Presidential … Continue reading Professional Athletes’ Reactions to Presidential Election Results

NFL Super Teams by Division: AFC West

Photo Credit: UPI.com, 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:  Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers Running Back 1:  Melvin Gordon, San Diego Chargers Running Back 2:  Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs Running Back 3: Latavius Murray, Oakland Raiders Fullback: Anthony Sherman, Kansas City Chiefs Wide … Continue reading NFL Super Teams by Division: AFC West

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 9 (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 9 (Standings Method)