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