Mikhail Aleshin May Not Return to SPM in 2017

Photo Credit: Racing Nation Mikhail Aleshin, the 29-year-old Russian who drove in the Verizon IndyCar Series for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) last season, could possibly be unable to return to the team for the upcoming 2017 season because of a budgetary shortfall due to sponsorship. After being listed as returning to SPM since October, it now appears unlikely that Aleshin will return to the series next … Continue reading Mikhail Aleshin May Not Return to SPM in 2017

January 16th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (17-0), +4 Villanova Wildcats (17-1) California-Los Angeles Bruins (18-1) Kansas Jayhawks (16-1) Kentucky Wildcats (15-2), +1  Baylor Bears (16-1), -5  Creighton Bluejays (17-1), +2  West Virginia Mountaineers (15-2), +5 North Carolina Tar Heels (16-3), +1  Florida State Seminoles (16-2), -2  Oregon Ducks (16-2) Arizona Wildcats (16-2), +2  Notre Dame Fighting Irish (16-2), +3 … Continue reading January 16th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

January 16th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Washington Capitals (29-9-5, 63 points), +4  Columbus Blue Jackets (29-9-4, 62 points), -1  Minnesota Wild (28-9-5, 61 points), +1  Montreal Canadiens (27-11-6, 60 points), +2  New York Rangers (28-15-1, 57 points), -2  Pittsburgh Penguins (26-11-5, 57 points), -4  Chicago Blackhawks (27-14-5, 59 points)  San Jose Sharks (25-16-2, 52 points)  Anaheim Ducks (24-13-9, 57 … Continue reading January 16th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 12 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (34-6)  San Antonio Spurs (31-9)  Cleveland Cavaliers (29-10)  Houston Rockets (32-11)  Los Angeles Clippers (28-14), +1  Toronto Raptors (27-13), +1  Boston Celtics (25-15), -2  Utah Jazz (26-16), +2  Atlanta Hawks (23-17), -1  Oklahoma City Thunder (25-17), +1  Memphis Grizzlies (25-18), -2  Washington Wizards (20-19), +2  Milwaukee Bucks (20-19), +3  Chicago Bulls (21-21), -1  Indiana … Continue reading Week 12 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Conference Championship NFL Picks Using Statistical Formula

Photo Credit: NFL / NerdWallet (featured image), ESPN (team logos) These picks were made by a formula that is 20% based on winning percentage, 25% based on home/road winning percentage, 15% based on winning percentage against common opponents, 10% based on points scored-points allowed ratio, 7.5% based on standings Rating Percentage Index (RPI) ranking, 7.5% based on standings RPI, 5% based on points RPI ranking, … Continue reading Conference Championship NFL Picks Using Statistical Formula

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Divisional Round (Points Method)

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s points scored-points allowed ratio as well as their Rating Percentage Index (RPI) using the points method and movement from last week’s rankings. RPI using the points method is calculated by taking 25% of each team’s percentage of total points scored in games, 50% of the percentage of total points scored in games of the opponents of … Continue reading NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Divisional Round (Points Method)

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Divisional Round (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 opponents … Continue reading NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Divisional Round (Standings Method)