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)