Early Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates for 2017

Photo Credit: FOX Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Statistics from the 2016 season are included for each player. Players who will likely enter the 2017 NFL Draft are not included, while those who are unlikely to enter the 2017 NFL Draft but still might are included. 15.   Mason Rudolph, Quarterback, Oklahoma State Cowboys Statistics: 262/416 (63.0% completion percentage), 3,777 passing yards, 25 passing touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 79 rush attempts, 54 rushing … Continue reading Early Top 15 Heisman Trophy Award Candidates for 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2016 Ballon d’Or Over Lionel Messi

Photo via: BBC.com The Portuguese forward ousted Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or, the most prestigious award in football. This marks the fourth time Ronaldo has won the award, and only trailing one behind Lionel Messi. Ronaldo has scored 19 goals this season, between both club and international play, as well as the 54 last season, for a total of 73 goals this year. For … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2016 Ballon d’Or Over Lionel Messi

Seattle Sounders Beat Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final

Photo via: @FourFourTwoUSA on Twitter The Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC in a stunning fashion, with a thriller in penalties, that came down to the last kick. After the game finished 0-0 through 120 minutes, despite quite a few chances from both sides, the teams had a hard-fought penalty shootout, however, Justin Morrow’s missed penalty in sudden death meant it was up to Román Torres … Continue reading Seattle Sounders Beat Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final

Rams Fire Jeff Fisher

Photo Credit: Football Scoop Just a week after signing him to a 2-year contract extension, the Los Angeles Rams have decided to fire head coach Jeff Fisher following a disappointing 4-9 start to their first season back in Los Angeles. In 22 seasons as an NFL head coach, Fisher has a 173-165-1 record. He has coached for the Houston Oilers, the Tennessee Titans (same as … Continue reading Rams Fire Jeff Fisher

Jarrett Stidham Commits to Auburn

Photo Credit: KHOU Former Baylor Bears quarterback Jarrett Stidham has announced that he will be transferring to play for the Auburn Tigers in the 2017 season. According to Baylor head coach Jim Grobe, Stidham wanted to move on to another school to play football as a quarterback as a starter instead of as a backup when he made his decision to transfer from Baylor back in … Continue reading Jarrett Stidham Commits to Auburn

Dodgers, Jansen Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Los Angeles Dodgers and closer Kenley Jansen have agreed to a 5-year, $80 million contract extension. This past season, Jansen, 29, had a 3-2 record with 47 saves in 53 save opportunities with the Dodgers. He had a 1.83 ERA and a 0.67 WHIP with 104 strikeouts. Over his entire 7-year MLB career, which he has spent only with the Dodgers, Jansen has a 19-13 record … Continue reading Dodgers, Jansen Reach Contract Extension Agreement

December 12th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (10-0) California-Los Angeles Bruins (10-0)  Baylor Bears (8-0) Kansas Jayhawks (9-1)  Duke Blue Devils (10-1) North Carolina Tar Heels (10-1) Kentucky Wildcats (9-1) Gonzaga Bulldogs (10-0) Indiana Hoosiers (8-1), +2 Louisville Cardinals (9-1), +2  Creighton Bluejays (10-0), -1  West Virginia Mountaineers (8-1), +1 Virginia Cavaliers (8-1), +1 Wisconsin Badgers (9-2), +2 Purdue Boilermakers … Continue reading December 12th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends