Week 13 NFL Consensus Picks

Photo Credit: Seattle’s Sports Radio, ESPN (team logos) Writers picking: Myself (A), Asher (B), Joey (C), Clancy (D), Saj (E), J.D. (F), Ian (G), Maddox (H) Thursday, December 1st, 2016, 8:25 PM ET  Dallas Cowboys, (10-1) @  Minnesota Vikings, (6-5) Dallas-(C,D,F,G,H) @ Minnesota-(A,B,E)   Sunday, December 4th, 2016, 1:00 PM ET  Denver Broncos, (7-4) @  Jacksonville Jaguars, (2-9) Denver-(A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H) @ Jacksonville  Detroit Lions, (7-4) @  New Orleans Saints, … Continue reading Week 13 NFL Consensus Picks

Rob Gronkowski Expected To Miss 8 Weeks

Photo Credit: Boston Herald New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski is scheduled to undergo back surgery on Friday according to multiple sources. Gronkowski is said to have suffered a ruptured disk, which will make him miss at least eight weeks. He suffered the injury in the first quarter of Sunday’s win against the New York Jets. At first, many believed it would not be … Continue reading Rob Gronkowski Expected To Miss 8 Weeks

Why IndyCar Needs To Bring Back the Triple Crown and End Each Season with an Oval Race

Photo Credit: Single Seater Up until the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series finale, the series final race to determine the series champion had been held on an oval track. That 2014 championship finale race is the most recent championship finale race to have been held on an oval track, and that will not change in the 2017 season. On oval tracks, there are higher speeds, more … Continue reading Why IndyCar Needs To Bring Back the Triple Crown and End Each Season with an Oval Race

NCAA Football Power Five Conference Championships: Outlooks and Predictions

Photo Credit: Zona Zealots (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) #4 Washington Huskies (11-1) vs.  #8 Colorado Buffaloes (10-2) Conference Championship Game: Pacific 12 Conference Game Setting: Friday, December 2nd, 2016, 9:00 PM EST at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California Outlook: The Pac-12 Conference championship game is the best of the Power Five conference championship games on paper due to the fact that the ranks of the two teams … Continue reading NCAA Football Power Five Conference Championships: Outlooks and Predictions

Potential CFP Committee Dilemma: Michigan or the Big Ten Conference Champion?

Photo Credit: Wisconsin Badgers The latest College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings were revealed on Tuesday, and they revealed that the Big Ten Conference’s Ohio State Buckeyes (11-1) and Michigan Wolverines (10-2) were still seen as better teams than the two teams actually playing for the Big Ten Conference championship this Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Wisconsin Badgers (10-2) and the Pennsylvania State … Continue reading Potential CFP Committee Dilemma: Michigan or the Big Ten Conference Champion?

How Three Big Ten Conference Teams Could Make it into the CFP

Photo Credit: YouTube Never in the two years of the existence of the College Football Playoff (CFP) has a conference had two of its teams represented in the same season. But with how good the Big Ten Conference was this past season, that may very well happen. In fact, three teams from the Big Ten Conference may end up in the CFP if everything goes … Continue reading How Three Big Ten Conference Teams Could Make it into the CFP

Kings-76ers Game Postponed

Photo Credit: Philly Wednesday’s scheduled game between the Sacramento Kings (7-11) and the Philadelphia 76ers (4-14) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been postponed to a later date that has yet to be determined due to condensation on the court floor. The game is the only game the two teams will play at the Wells Fargo Center this season, and is one … Continue reading Kings-76ers Game Postponed

Isaiah Austin Cleared to Return to Playing Basketball

Photo Credit: RantSports After being diagnosed with Marfan’s Syndrome, a rare connective tissue disorder as well as an abnormally large heart, at the 2014 NBA Draft combine, former Baylor Bears’ center Isaiah Austin’s basketball career appeared to be over after he was told to quit because of the diagnosis of the disorder. Now over two years removed from the diagnosis, Austin, 23, has been cleared by doctors … Continue reading Isaiah Austin Cleared to Return to Playing Basketball

Chapecoense Team Plane Crashes Over Colombia

Photo via: CNN.com Tragic news comes from the world of football (soccer) now as the Chapecoense team plane crashed late on Monday night, killing 77, with just 6 survivors, including 3 players, all of whom are in critical condition. This crash has devastated the clubs incredible run, a run made to be the ultimate Cinderella story with the team having been in Brazil’s bottom tier … Continue reading Chapecoense Team Plane Crashes Over Colombia

Should Justin Tucker Be in the NFL MVP Award Discussion?

Photo Credit: Baltimore Sun It goes without saying that an NFL kicker has never won the league’s MVP award. A kicker has never been deserving of holding the title of the league’s Most Valuable Player, and that makes sense seeing as how kickers are hardly ever on the field and really only have one or two jobs when they are. However, this year things could be … Continue reading Should Justin Tucker Be in the NFL MVP Award Discussion?

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Week 12 (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 12 (Standings Method)