Photo Credit: Falcons Wire – USA Today As the final preparation week of the 2016-2017 NFL season continues, we all know who the biggest and brightest stars are heading towards “Super Sunday.” Players such as Tom Brady (New England Patriots’ quarterback), Matt Ryan (Atlanta Falcons’ quarterback), Julio Jones (Falcons’ wide receiver) and Dont’a Hightower (Patriots’ linebacker) are all perfect examples of big super star players … Continue reading X-Factors that Could Determine Super Bowl LI
Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Quarterback Michael Vick is likely calling it quits, as the almost 37-year-old wanted to play in the 2016 season, but none of the 32 NFL teams seemed to be interested in his services. Vick was drafted with the first overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons, where he spent eight seasons. During two of those seasons, he … Continue reading Michael Vick Likely to Retire
Photo Credit: Southside Showdown As we inch closer to Spring Training, the Chicago White Sox are in the midst of a full-scale rebuild. While casual fans do not spend much time following the minor league affiliates of their favorite team, the success of this year’s White Sox will be measured on the progress made in the farm system. With that being said, here is a … Continue reading Top Prospects in the White Sox Farm System
Photo Credit: BT Powerhouse There are only five original Division I NCAA basketball teams that have never been in the NCAA basketball tournament. Those teams are the Army Black Knights, the Citadel Bulldogs, the Northwestern Wildcats, the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers, and the William and Mary Tribe. Of those, only the Northwestern Wildcats play basketball in a major conference. Is this their year to finally make it … Continue reading Is This Finally Northwestern’s Year?
Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated Xavier Musketeers’ guard Edmond Sumner will miss the remainder of his junior season with a torn left ACL that he suffered in Sunday’s win at St. John’s against the Red Storm. He is set to have surgery in the near future at a date yet to be determined. Sumner, 21, has been in the NCAA for 3 seasons, all with the Musketeers. He is coming off of a … Continue reading Edmond Sumner Out for the Season with Torn Left ACL
Photo Credit: Golden Gate Sports One of the most debated topics in sports, particularly football, baseball, and basketball, each season is what should define the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the MLB, the NBA, or the NFL. People have different interpretations of what the MVP award means and who it should go to based on that judgment. This article is meant to provide readers with what is the … Continue reading What Should Define an MVP?
Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated for Kids (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: These statistics are from the regular season only since each of these awards are regular season awards. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Matt Ryan, Quarterback, Atlanta Falcons (11-5) Statistics: 373/534 (69.9% completion percentage), 4,944 passing yards, 38 passing touchdowns, 7 interceptions, 35 rush attempts, 117 rushing yards Rounding out the top 5: 2. Tom Brady, Quarterback, New … Continue reading Final 2016-2017 Season NFL Awards Predictions