Chiefs Release Jamaal Charles

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Running back Jamaal Charles has been released by the Kansas City Chiefs. Charles, 30, has played in the NFL for 9 seasons, all with the Chiefs. Over his 9-year NFL career, Charles has played in 103 games and carried the ball 1,332 times for 7,260 rushing yards (5.5 average rushing yards per carry) and 43 rushing touchdowns. He has also caught 285 passes for 2,457 receiving yards … Continue reading Chiefs Release Jamaal Charles

Lowry Likely Out for the Season with Broken Right Wrist

Photo Credit: Hoops Habit Toronto Raptors’ point guard Kyle Lowry is set to undergo surgery this Tuesday on his broken right wrist. He is expected to miss the remainder of the 2016-2017 regular season, but the team is hopeful that he can return for the playoffs. Lowry, 30, has been in the NBA for 11 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a … Continue reading Lowry Likely Out for the Season with Broken Right Wrist

Steelers, Brown Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: Spotrac The Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Antonio Brown have reached a 4-year, $68 million contract extension agreement, making Brown the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL. Brown, 28, has played in the NFL for 7 seasons, all with the Steelers. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he played in 15 games and caught 106 passes for 1,284 … Continue reading Steelers, Brown Reach Contract Extension Agreement

February 27th Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Our Daily Bears (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Monday, February 27th, 2017, at 1:00 AM EST.   10.  Jonathan Motley, Forward, Baylor Bears (23-6) Statistics: 28 games played, 30.4 minutes per game, 17.3 points per game, 9.8 rebounds per game, 2.4 assists per game, 1.0 block per game, 0.3 steals per game, 52.7% field goal percentage, 29.6% 3-point … Continue reading February 27th Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

February 27th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Kansas Jayhawks (26-3), +2 Villanova Wildcats (27-3) California-Los Angeles Bruins (26-3), +3 Gonzaga Bulldogs (29-1), -3  Oregon Ducks (26-4), -1 Arizona Wildcats (26-4), -1 Kentucky Wildcats (24-5), +4 North Carolina Tar Heels (25-5), +4  Butler Bulldogs (23-6), +14  West Virginia Mountaineers (23-6), +5  Baylor Bears (23-6), -4  Florida State Seminoles (23-6), +5 Louisville Cardinals (23-6), … Continue reading February 27th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

February 27th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Washington Capitals (41-13-7, 89 points), +1  Columbus Blue Jackets (39-16-5, 83 points), +2  Minnesota Wild (39-14-6, 84 points), -2  New York Rangers (40-20-2, 82 points), -1  Chicago Blackhawks (39-18-5, 83 points)  Pittsburgh Penguins (38-14-8, 84 points)  San Jose Sharks (36-18-7, 79 points)  Ottawa Senators (33-21-6, 72 points), +2  Calgary Flames (33-26-4, 70 points), … Continue reading February 27th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 18 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (49-9)  San Antonio Spurs (45-13)  Cleveland Cavaliers (40-17)  Houston Rockets (42-18)  Boston Celtics (38-21)  Utah Jazz (37-22), +1  Washington Wizards (34-23), -1  Los Angeles Clippers (36-23)  Toronto Raptors (35-24), +2  Memphis Grizzlies (35-25), -1  Oklahoma City Thunder (34-25), +1  Atlanta Hawks (32-26), -2  Chicago Bulls (30-29)  Miami Heat (27-32), +2  Detroit Pistons (28-31), -1 … Continue reading Week 18 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Baker Mayfield Arrested

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports Oklahoma Sooners’ junior quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested early Saturday morning in Arkansas and charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and fleeing. Mayfield, 21, has played in the NCAA for 3 seasons. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he played in 13 games and completed 254 of his 358 pass attempts (70.9% completion rate) for … Continue reading Baker Mayfield Arrested

Maurice Watson Turns Himself In To Police

Photo Credit: Creighton Creighton Bluejays’ guard Maurice Watson turned himself in to police after a warrant for his arrest was issued last Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. Watson was charged with first-degree sexual assault. Watson has been out for the remainder of his senior season with a torn left ACL that he suffered in a game on Monday, January 16th, 2017, at Xavier against the Musketeers. His recovery … Continue reading Maurice Watson Turns Himself In To Police

Bogut To Sign With Cavaliers

Photo Credit: Star Telegram Center Andrew Bogut is expected to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers after he receives an expected buyout from the Philadelphia 76ers following the trade that sent him to the 76ers from the Dallas Mavericks. Bogut, 32, has been in the NBA for 12 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in … Continue reading Bogut To Sign With Cavaliers

Williams To Sign With Cavaliers

Photo Credit: ESPN Point guard Deron Williams is expected to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers today since he recently cleared waivers. Williams, 32, has been in the NBA for 12 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 65 games and averaged 32.4 minutes per game, 14.1 points per game, 2.9 rebounds per game, 5.8 assists … Continue reading Williams To Sign With Cavaliers

Simmons Ruled Out for the Season

Photo Credit: Stack Philadelphia 76ers’ rookie small forward Ben Simmons has officially been ruled out for the season after tests revealed that his broken right foot has not completely healed. Simmons fractured a bone in his right foot in practice back in September of 2016. Simmons, 20, was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers out of Louisiana State last June in the 2016 NBA Draft after … Continue reading Simmons Ruled Out for the Season

Gonzaga Fails To Complete Perfect Regular Season With Loss Against BYU

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Gonzaga Bulldogs have failed to fully piece together their first undefeated regular season in school history. With their loss at home in the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Washington, against the Brigham Young Cougars by a score of 79-71, the Bulldogs have ended their 2016-2017 regular season with a 29-1 overall record and a 17-1 West Coast Conference (WCC) record. Despite trailing … Continue reading Gonzaga Fails To Complete Perfect Regular Season With Loss Against BYU

Chiefs Sign CJ Spiller

Photo Credit: Zimbio The Kansas City Chiefs have signed running back CJ Spiller. Spiller, 29, has been in the NFL for 7 seasons. He has played for 4 teams over that span: the Buffalo Bills, the New Orleans Saints, the New York Jets, and the Seattle Seahawks. Last season, he played in 6 games between the Jets and the Seahawks and carried the ball 6 times for 18 yards (3.0 average yards … Continue reading Chiefs Sign CJ Spiller

Suns Trade Tucker to Raptors for Sullinger and Two Second Round Picks

Photo Credit: NBA The Phoenix Suns have traded small forward PJ Tucker to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for center Jared Sullinger and two second round NBA Draft picks; one in 2017, and one in 2018. Tucker, 31, has been in the NBA for 6 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 82 games and … Continue reading Suns Trade Tucker to Raptors for Sullinger and Two Second Round Picks

Hawks Trade Scott to Suns for Akyol and Cash

Photo Credit: YouTube The Atlanta Hawks have traded power forward Mike Scott to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for center Cenk Akyol. Scott, 28, has been in the NBA for 5 seasons, all with the Hawks. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 75 games and averaged 15.3 minutes per game, 6.2 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game, 1.0 assist per game, 0.2 blocks … Continue reading Hawks Trade Scott to Suns for Akyol and Cash

Rockets Trade Ennis to Lakers for Huertas

Photo Credit: Orange County Register The Houston Rockets have traded point guard Tyler Ennis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for point guard Marcelo Huertas. Ennis, 22, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 46 games and averaged 14.2 minutes per game, 4.5 points per game, 1.6 rebounds per … Continue reading Rockets Trade Ennis to Lakers for Huertas

Bucks Trade Hibbert to Nuggets for Second Round Pick

Photo Credit: Charlotte Observer The Milwaukee Bucks have traded center Roy Hibbert to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for a 2019 second round NBA Draft pick. Hibbert, 30, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 81 games and averaged 23.2 minutes per game, 5.9 points per game, 4.9 … Continue reading Bucks Trade Hibbert to Nuggets for Second Round Pick

Bulls Trade Gibson, McDermott, and Second Round Pick to Thunder for Payne, Lauvergne, and Morrow

Photo Credit: The Hoop Doctors The Chicago Bulls has traded power forward Taj Gibson, small forward Doug McDermott, and a 2018 second round NBA Draft pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for point guard Cameron Payne, center Joffrey Lauvergne, and shooting guard Anthony Morrow. Gibson, 31, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons, all with the Bulls. He is coming off of a … Continue reading Bulls Trade Gibson, McDermott, and Second Round Pick to Thunder for Payne, Lauvergne, and Morrow

Rockets Trade McDaniels to Nets for Cash

Photo Credit: Red94 The Houston Rockets have traded shooting guard KJ McDaniels to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for cash. McDaniels, 24, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 37 games and averaged 6.4 minutes per game, 2.4 points per game, 1.1 rebounds per game, 0.3 assists per game, 0.2 … Continue reading Rockets Trade McDaniels to Nets for Cash

76ers Trade Noel to Mavericks for Anderson, Bogut, and First Round Pick

Photo Credit: USA Today The Philadelphia 76ers have traded center Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for shooting guard Justin Anderson, center Andrew Bogut, and a 2017 first round NBA Draft pick. Noel, 22, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the 76ers. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 67 games and averaged 29.3 minutes per … Continue reading 76ers Trade Noel to Mavericks for Anderson, Bogut, and First Round Pick

76ers Trade Ilyasova to Hawks for Splitter, Second Round Pick, and Second Round Pick Swap

Photo Credit: ESPN The Philadelphia 76ers have traded power forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for center Tiago Splitter, a 2017 second round NBA Draft pick, and a 2017 second round NBA Draft pick swap. Ilyasova, 29, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played … Continue reading 76ers Trade Ilyasova to Hawks for Splitter, Second Round Pick, and Second Round Pick Swap

Nets Trade Bogdanovic, McCullough to Wizards for Nicholson, Thornton, and 2017 First Round Pick

Photo Credit: Nets Daily The Brooklyn Nets have traded shooting guard Bojan Bogdanovic and power forward Chris McCullough to the Washington Wizards in exchange for power forward Andrew Nicholson and shooting guard Marcus Thornton as well as a 2017 first round NBA Draft pick. Bogdanovic, 27, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Nets. He is coming off of a season in which … Continue reading Nets Trade Bogdanovic, McCullough to Wizards for Nicholson, Thornton, and 2017 First Round Pick

Kansas Claims Record 13th Straight Big 12 Title

Photo Credit: KUSports For the 13th consecutive season, the Kansas Jayhawks are regular season Big 12 Conference champions. This matches an all-time consecutive regular season conference championship record set by the California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins from the 1966-1967 season to the 1978-1979 season. The first regular season Big 12 Conference championship won by the Jayhawks on this 13-season streak was in the 2004-2005 season. In … Continue reading Kansas Claims Record 13th Straight Big 12 Title

Rockets Now in Position To Win Half of the Major NBA Awards

Photo Credit: http://www.japantimes.co.jp With the recent trade that sent small forward Corey Brewer and a 2017 first round NBA Draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for shooting guard Louis Williams, the Houston Rockets appear to be in a position to win three of the six major NBA awards once the end of the 2016-2017 season rolls around. Of the six major NBA … Continue reading Rockets Now in Position To Win Half of the Major NBA Awards

MLB Changes Intentional Walk Rule

Photo Credit: CBS Detroit – CBS Local The MLB has announced a change to the preexisting intentional walk rule that will take effect starting in this upcoming 2017 season. In an effort to speed up the games, there will now be a dugout signal for an intentional walk that will save the pitcher from having to throw four meaningless pitches to the batter to put … Continue reading MLB Changes Intentional Walk Rule

Lakers Trade Williams to Rockets for Brewer and 2017 First Round Pick

Photo Credit: NBA The Los Angeles Lakers have traded shooting guard Louis Williams to the Houston Rockets in exchange for small forward Corey Brewery and a 2017 first round NBA Draft pick. Williams, 30, has been in the NBA for 12 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 67 games and averaged 28.5 minutes per … Continue reading Lakers Trade Williams to Rockets for Brewer and 2017 First Round Pick

Nationals, Wieters Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: CBS Sports The Washington Nationals and catcher Matt Wieters have reached a 2-year, $21 million contract agreement. Wieters, 30, has been in the MLB for 8 seasons, all with the Baltimore Orioles. This past season, he played in 124 games and bat .243 with 103 hits, 48 runs scored, 17 home runs, 66 runs batted in, and 1 stolen base. Over his 8-year MLB career, Wieters has played in … Continue reading Nationals, Wieters Reach Contract Agreement

Jaguars To Trade Thomas to Dolphins

Photo Credit: The Sports Quotient The Jacksonville Jaguars will trade tight end Julius Thomas to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for a 2017 7th round NFL Draft pick. The trade will become official on Wednesday, March 9th, 2017, when the new league year begins. Thomas, 27, has played in the NFL for 5 seasons for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he … Continue reading Jaguars To Trade Thomas to Dolphins

Casspi Also Involved in Pelicans-Kings Blockbuster Trade

Photo Credit: The Sacramento Bee Small forward Omri Casspi was also involved in the blockbuster trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans and shooting guards Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, and Langston Galloway as well as two future NBA draft picks, one first round selection and one second round selection, to the Sacramento Kings. Casspi has been traded from the Kings to the Pelicans along with … Continue reading Casspi Also Involved in Pelicans-Kings Blockbuster Trade

February 20th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (28-0) Villanova Wildcats (26-2) Kansas Jayhawks (24-3)  Oregon Ducks (24-4), +1 Arizona Wildcats (25-3), +1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (24-3), +1  Baylor Bears (22-5), -3 Louisville Cardinals (22-5), +2  Duke Blue Devils (22-5), +2  Florida Gators (22-5), +2 Kentucky Wildcats (22-5), +2 North Carolina Tar Heels (23-5), +2  Purdue Boilermakers (22-5), +2 Wisconsin Badgers … Continue reading February 20th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

February 20th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Minnesota Wild (39-13-6, 84 points), +1  Washington Capitals (39-12-7, 85 points), -1  New York Rangers (38-19-1, 77 points)  Columbus Blue Jackets (37-16-5, 79 points), +1  Chicago Blackhawks (36-18-5, 77 points), -1  Pittsburgh Penguins (36-14-8, 80 points)  San Jose Sharks (35-18-7, 77 points)  Edmonton Oilers (32-19-8, 72 points), +3  St. Louis Blues (31-23-5, … Continue reading February 20th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 17 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (47-9)  San Antonio Spurs (43-13)  Cleveland Cavaliers (39-16)  Houston Rockets (40-18)  Boston Celtics (37-20)  Washington Wizards (34-21)  Utah Jazz (35-22)  Los Angeles Clippers (35-21), +1  Memphis Grizzlies (34-24), -1  Atlanta Hawks (32-24)  Toronto Raptors (33-24)  Oklahoma City Thunder (32-25)  Chicago Bulls (28-29), +3  Detroit Pistons (27-30), +1  Indiana Pacers (29-28), -2  Miami Heat (25-32), … Continue reading Week 17 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Kings Trade Cousins to Pelicans for Hield, Evans, Galloway, and Two Future Draft Picks

Photo Credit: The Big Lead The Sacramento Kings have traded center DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for shooting guards Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, and Langston Galloway as well as two future NBA draft picks; one first round selection, and one second round selection. Cousins, 26, has been in the NBA for 7 seasons, all with the Kings. He is coming off of a season … Continue reading Kings Trade Cousins to Pelicans for Hield, Evans, Galloway, and Two Future Draft Picks

2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Results

Photo Credit: Getty Images (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   ROUND ONE DUNK ONE  Glenn Robinson III, Shooting Guard, Indiana Pacers 50 points  Derrick Jones Jr., Small Forward, Phoenix Suns 45 points  DeAndre Jordan, Center, Los Angeles Clippers 41 points  Aaron Gordon, Power Forward, Orlando Magic 38 points   DUNK TWO  Derrick Jones Jr., Small Forward, Phoenix Suns 50 points  DeAndre Jordan, Center, Los Angeles Clippers 43 points  Glenn … Continue reading 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Results

2017 NBA Three-Point Contest Results

Photo Credit: Getty Images (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   ROUND ONE  Eric Gordon, Shooting Guard, Houston Rockets 25 points  Kyrie Irving, Point Guard, Cleveland Cavaliers 20 points  Kemba Walker, Point Guard, Charlotte Hornets 19 points  Klay Thompson, Shooting Guard, Golden State Warriors 18 points  Nick Young, Shooting Guard, Los Angeles Lakers 18 points  Wesley Matthews, Shooting Guard, Dallas Mavericks 11 points  CJ McCollum, Shooting … Continue reading 2017 NBA Three-Point Contest Results

2017 NBA Skills Challenge Results

Photo Credit: Getty Images (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   ROUND ONE GUARDS  Gordon Hayward, Small Forward, Utah Jazz DEFEATS  John Wall, Point Guard, Washington Wizards    Isaiah Thomas, Point Guard, Boston Celtics DEFEATS  Devin Booker, Shooting Guard, Phoenix Suns   BIGS  Nikola Jokic, Center, Denver Nuggets DEFEATS  Anthony Davis, Power Forward, New Orleans Pelicans    Kristaps Porzingis, Power Forward, New York Knicks DEFEATS  DeMarcus … Continue reading 2017 NBA Skills Challenge Results

Six Patriots Players Will Skip White House Trip

Photo Credit: SI, Endzone Score, Boston Herald, Sporting News, Boston Globe, Patriots.com In an unbelievable comeback by the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, many players have decided to not attend the White House trip. As of now, six players will not be joining the team on the trip. Tight end Martellus Bennett was the first player to state that he will not go … Continue reading Six Patriots Players Will Skip White House Trip

NBA Awards Predictions at the All-Star Break

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Saturday, February 18th, 2017, at 1:00 AM EST.   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER   5.  Isaiah Thomas, Point Guard, Boston Celtics Team Record: 37-20 Statistics: 53 games played, 34.5 minutes per game, 29.9 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game, 6.3 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, 0.8 steals per game, 46.7% field goal … Continue reading NBA Awards Predictions at the All-Star Break

Michael Floyd Pleads Guilty to DUI Charge

Photo Credit: The Boston Globe A day after New York Jets’ cornerback Darelle Revis was charged with four felonies, New England Patriots’ wide receiver Michael Floyd has pleaded guilty to extreme DUI after being arrested in December for the incident. Floyd was sentenced to 120 days in jail. He will serve 24 days in jail, 96 days of home detention, and complete 30 hours of … Continue reading Michael Floyd Pleads Guilty to DUI Charge

Darrelle Revis Charged with Four Felonies

Photo Credit: WEEI New York Jets’ cornerback Darrelle Revis was allegedly involved in an altercation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, early last Sunday morning. He has been charged with four felonies as a result of it. Those felonies are two counts of aggravated assault, one count of robbery, and one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault in addition to being charged with the misdemeanor of making terroristic threats. … Continue reading Darrelle Revis Charged with Four Felonies

February 16th Top 12 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Make Playz (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 16th, 2017, at 3:20 PM EST.   12.  De’Aaron Fox, Guard, Kentucky Wildcats (21-5) Statistics: 25 games played, 29.5 minutes per game, 15.6 points per game, 4.2 rebounds per game, 5.4 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.6 steals per game, 46.7% field goal percentage, 16.7% 3-point … Continue reading February 16th Top 12 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Updated 2017 NBA Postseason Predictions

Photo Credit: ESPN (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE Seeding Predictions  Cleveland Cavaliers  Boston Celtics  Washington Wizards  Toronto Raptors  Atlanta Hawks  Indiana Pacers  Chicago Bulls  Detroit Pistons  Charlotte Hornets  Miami Heat  Milwaukee Bucks  New York Knicks  Philadelphia 76ers  Orlando Magic  Brooklyn Nets     Playoffs   Eastern Conference Quarterfinals #1 Cleveland Cavaliers vs.  #8 Detroit Pistons Prediction:  Cavaliers in 4 games    #2 Boston Celtics vs.  #7 Chicago … Continue reading Updated 2017 NBA Postseason Predictions

Champions League: Tuesday’s Round of 16 Results and Recap

Photo via: abc.com If you did at all see any of the scorelines from Tuesday’s games, which included a 4-0 handling of Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), and a 1-0 defeat for Dortmund, who could not get their attack going against Benfica. Both results are nearly the opposite of what I predicted. My picks were a 2-1 Barcelona victory, and a 3-0 Dortmund victory. PSG … Continue reading Champions League: Tuesday’s Round of 16 Results and Recap

Kevin Love To Miss 6 Weeks Following Left Knee Surgery

Photo Credit: Betting Sports Cleveland Cavaliers’ power forward Kevin Love is set to miss six weeks of NBA action following arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Love, 28, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 77 games and averaged 31.5 minutes per game, 16.0 points per game, 9.9 … Continue reading Kevin Love To Miss 6 Weeks Following Left Knee Surgery

Magic Trade Ibaka to Raptors for Ross and a 2017 First-Round Pick

Photo Credit: Hoops Habit The Orlando Magic have traded power forward Serge Ibaka to the Toronto Raptors for small forward Terrence Ross and a 2017 first round draft pick. Ibaka, 27, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 78 games and averaged 32.1 minutes per game, 12.6 points … Continue reading Magic Trade Ibaka to Raptors for Ross and a 2017 First-Round Pick

Champions League: Today’s Round of 16 Matchups and Predictions

Photo via: Huffingtonpost.com Paris Saint-Germain vs Barcelona Lionel Messi and Barcelona travel to the Parc des Princes to take on PSG in what should be an exciting first round match up. The teams have met five times in past four years. Barcelona have won three out of the last five, and drawn one. Messi comes into the game leading scoring for the Champions League, with … Continue reading Champions League: Today’s Round of 16 Matchups and Predictions

Hornets Waive Chris Andersen

Photo Credit: ESPN The Charlotte Hornets have waived power forward Chris Andersen nearly immediately after acquiring him from the Cleveland Cavaliers, who also traded cash to the Hornets in exchange for a potential second round NBA Draft pick. Andersen, 38, has been in the NBA for 15 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played … Continue reading Hornets Waive Chris Andersen

Cavaliers Trade Andersen and Cash to Hornets for Second Round Pick

Photo Credit: ESPN The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded power forward Chris Anderson and cash to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for a potential second round NBA Draft pick. Andersen, 38, has been in the NBA for 15 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 27 games and averaged 14.9 minutes per game, 3.9 points per … Continue reading Cavaliers Trade Andersen and Cash to Hornets for Second Round Pick

February 13th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (26-0) Villanova Wildcats (24-2) Kansas Jayhawks (22-3)  Baylor Bears (22-3)  Oregon Ducks (22-4), +1 Arizona Wildcats (23-3), +2 California-Los Angeles Bruins (23-3), +2  West Virginia Mountaineers (20-5), +7  Florida State Seminoles (21-5), +2 Louisville Cardinals (20-5), -3  Duke Blue Devils (20-5), +3  Florida Gators (20-5), +6 Kentucky Wildcats (20-5), +6 North Carolina Tar Heels … Continue reading February 13th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

February 13th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Washington Capitals (39-11-6, 84 points)   Minnesota Wild (37-12-6, 80 points)  New York Rangers (36-18-1, 73 points), +2  Chicago Blackhawks (35-17-5, 75 points), +3  Columbus Blue Jackets (35-14-5, 75 points), +1  Pittsburgh Penguins (34-13-7, 75 points), -3  San Jose Sharks (34-18-5, 73 points), -3  Ottawa Senators (29-18-6, 64 points), +1  St. Louis Blues (29-22-5, … Continue reading February 13th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 16 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (46-8)  San Antonio Spurs (41-13)  Cleveland Cavaliers (37-16)  Houston Rockets (40-17)  Boston Celtics (35-19)  Washington Wizards (32-21), +1  Utah Jazz (34-21), -1  Memphis Grizzlies (33-23), +1  Los Angeles Clippers (33-21), +3  Atlanta Hawks (31-23), -2  Toronto Raptors (32-23), +2  Oklahoma City Thunder (31-24), -1  Indiana Pacers (29-25), -3  Miami Heat (24-31), +1  Detroit Pistons … Continue reading Week 16 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Liverpool Secures First Win of 2017

Photo via: Mirror.co.uk Liverpool has finally gotten their first win of 2017 after what seemed like an eternity. The Reds beat the second place Tottenham Hotspur by a score of 2-0, thanks to a rapid brace from Sadio Mane. Liverpool had been dropping points over the past month, and this win boosted them back into the top four, and only a point back from Tottenham. … Continue reading Liverpool Secures First Win of 2017

Trail Blazers Trade Plumlee to Nuggets for Nurkic and a 2017 Draft Pick

Photo Credit: The Columbian The Portland Trailblazers have traded center Mason Plumlee to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for center Jusuf Nurkic and a 2017 first round pick that originally belonged to the Memphis Grizzlies and is top 5 protected. Plumlee, 26, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which … Continue reading Trail Blazers Trade Plumlee to Nuggets for Nurkic and a 2017 Draft Pick

Reds Trade Phillips to Braves for McKirahan, Portuondo

Photo Credit: The Huffington Post The Cincinnati Reds have traded second baseman Brandon Phillips to the Atlanta Braves for pitchers Andrew McKirahan and Carlos Portuondo. Phillips, 35, has been in the MLB for 15 seasons; 11 with the Reds and 4 with the Cleveland Indians. This past season, he played in 141 games and bat .291 with 160 hits, 74 runs scored, 11 home runs, 64 runs batted in, and … Continue reading Reds Trade Phillips to Braves for McKirahan, Portuondo

First Look at NCAA Tournament Seeds: What is the Committee Thinking?

Photo Credit: The Washington Post On Saturday, February 11th, 2017, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee gave us an early look at who they would have as their current #1 through #4 seeds in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the first time ever. In previous years, the world only got to see how the committee thinks when they actually released the bracket itself … Continue reading First Look at NCAA Tournament Seeds: What is the Committee Thinking?

Durant, Warriors Throttle Westbrook, Thunder in Durant’s Return to OKC

Photo Credit: The Mercury News After small forward Kevin Durant spent the first 9 seasons of this NBA career with the Oklahoma City Thunder franchise, which included 1 season as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, he chose to sign with the Golden State Warriors this past offseason. Tonight’s game was the third meeting between these two teams this season, and thus the third time that … Continue reading Durant, Warriors Throttle Westbrook, Thunder in Durant’s Return to OKC

Gonzaga Stays Unbeaten With Win At Saint Mary’s

Photo Credit: The Spokesman-Review In what many people saw as the final game of the regular season that the #1 and undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs had a legitimate chance to lose, the Bulldogs once again rolled to victory. They did so on the road against the #20 Saint Mary’s Gaels by a score of 74-64. Bulldogs’ senior center Przemek Karnowski led the team with 19 points in the … Continue reading Gonzaga Stays Unbeaten With Win At Saint Mary’s

Fab Melo Dies

Photo Credit: The Big Lead Former Syracuse Orange and Boston Celtics’ center Fabricio “Fab” Melo has passed away. He was found dead at his home in Brazil on Saturday, February 11th, 2017. His cause of death remains unknown, and he was just 26 years young. Melo played for the Syracuse men’s basketball organization from the 2010-2011 season through the 2011-2012 season before being drafted with the 22nd overall pick in … Continue reading Fab Melo Dies

Green Scores 4, Notches Triple-Double

Photo Credit: New York Times Despite only scoring 4 points in Friday’s 122-107 win on the road against the Memphis Grizzlies, Golden State Warriors’ power forward Draymond Green notched a triple-double on the stat sheets. Green scored 4 points, collected 12 rebounds, dished out 10 assists, and stole the ball 10 times. He also blocked 5 shots, meaning he was just 1 point shy of having … Continue reading Green Scores 4, Notches Triple-Double

2016-2017 NCAA Football and Basketball Team Combination Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This list combines the football and basketball teams among NCAA schools and ranks the top 10 football/basketball combination schools. NOTE: All records and rankings are up to date through 4:30 PM EST on Friday, February 10th, 2017.  Wisconsin Badgers, Big Ten Conference Football Record: 11-3 Football AP Poll Rank: 9th Basketball Record: 21-3 Basketball AP Poll Rank: 7th  Florida State Seminoles, Atlantic … Continue reading 2016-2017 NCAA Football and Basketball Team Combination Power Rankings

Should the White Sox Sign Matt Wieters?

Photo Credit: Mets360 Former Baltimore Orioles’ catcher Matt Wieters is still job-hunting as of today. The switch-hitting catcher has made great contributions to the Orioles over the last few years, and like many other power hitters, expects more money this offseason. In his 8 seasons with the Baltimore organization, he posted a .739 OPS, a .256 batting average, and 117 home runs. While he has … Continue reading Should the White Sox Sign Matt Wieters?

2017 NCAA Basketball Regular Season Conference Champion Predictions

Photo Credit: Cincinnati Enquirer (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   America East Conference  Vermont Catamounts   American Athletic Conference  Cincinnati Bearcats   Atlantic 10 Conference  Dayton Flyers   Atlantic Coast Conference  Florida State Seminoles   Atlantic Sun Conference  Florida Gulf Coast Eagles   Big 12 Conference  Kansas Jayhawks   Big East Conference  Villanova Wildcats   Big Sky Conference  Weber State Wildcats   Big South Conference  North … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Basketball Regular Season Conference Champion Predictions

Jabari Parker to Miss 12 Months with Torn Left ACL

Photo Credit: Behind the Buck Pass Milwaukee Bucks’ power forward Jabari Parker is set to undergo surgery on his torn left ACL and will miss the rest of this NBA season. He suffered the injury in Wednesday’s 106-88 loss at home against the Miami Heat. Parker, 21, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Bucks. He is coming off of a season in which he … Continue reading Jabari Parker to Miss 12 Months with Torn Left ACL

Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

Photo via: CNN.com The Cameroon Lions have defeated the Egypt Pharaohs by a score of 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations final. This is the Lions’ fifth title, and their first in 15 years. The new Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos, has shown he can deliver silverware back to the nation that has missed it for so long. Supersub Vincent Aboubakar delivered a brilliant 88th minute … Continue reading Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

February 9th Top 30 Naismith Trophy Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Wildcat Blue Nation (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST. 30.  Marcus Foster, Guard, Creighton Bluejays (20-4) Statistics: 24 games played, 29.9 minutes per game, 18.0 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 1.9 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, 0.7 steals per game, 48.0% field goal percentage, 32.9% 3-point field … Continue reading February 9th Top 30 Naismith Trophy Award Rankings

Naismith Trophy Award Late-Season Top 30 List

Photo Credit: Duke – 247 Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Dwayne Bacon, Guard, Florida State Seminoles (21-4) Statistics: 25 games played, 28.4 minutes per game, 17.6 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, 45.6% … Continue reading Naismith Trophy Award Late-Season Top 30 List

February 9th Top 20 Wooden Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST.   20.  Dillon Brooks, Forward, Oregon Ducks (21-3) Statistics: 20 games played, 22.5 minutes per game, 14.4 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 3.2 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game, 1.3 steals per game, 50.7% field goal percentage, 37.5% 3-point field … Continue reading February 9th Top 20 Wooden Award Rankings

Wooden Award Late-Season Top 20 List

Photo Credit: Noles 247 – 247Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, February 9th, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Dwayne Bacon, Guard, Florida State Seminoles (21-4) Statistics: 25 games played, 28.4 minutes per game, 17.6 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, … Continue reading Wooden Award Late-Season Top 20 List

Sleep on the Shockers at Your Own Risk

Photo Credit: Mid-Major Madness As of January of 2012, not many people would consider the Wichita State Shockers men’s basketball team anything more than a mid-major team that would need to win the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship to get into the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. That perspective did not change in March of 2012 either, when the Shockers, despite making it into the tournament … Continue reading Sleep on the Shockers at Your Own Risk

Phillip Lahm to Retire at the End of This Season

Photo via: Skysports.com Phillip Lahm, 33, confirmed his retirement early Tuesday, following a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg, clarifying an initial report by German publisher SportBild. The Bayern Munich Captain stated after the DFB Cup win that he is “capable of giving my best until the end of the season but no longer” when asked about his retirement. The German international, who is on contract until … Continue reading Phillip Lahm to Retire at the End of This Season

Top 10 Mid-Major Team NCAA Basketball Rankings

Photo Credit: Winners and Whiners (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Note: This list includes the subjective top 10 teams from all of the mid-major conferences in NCAA basketball, which include all conferences except the American Athletic Conference, the Atlantic 10 Conference, the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Big Ten Conference, the Big 12 Conference, the Big East Conference, the Pacific 12 Conference, and the Southeastern Conference. … Continue reading Top 10 Mid-Major Team NCAA Basketball Rankings

How Super Bowl LI Proved NFL Overtime Rules Must Be Changed

Photo Credit: Madison This year is the 51st year of the Super Bowl era of football, and I can say this past one was the most historic Super Bowl I have ever witnessed. Several records were shattered in this game, including the most Super Bowl wins by a quarterback (Tom Brady), the largest comeback of all time (New England Patriots, 25-point deficit), and the first ever … Continue reading How Super Bowl LI Proved NFL Overtime Rules Must Be Changed

Yankees Sign Slugger Chris Carter 

Photo Credit: MLB Former Milwaukee Brewers’ first baseman Chris Carter was considering moving to Japan to play baseball last month, but today he was finally signed by the New York Yankees. Carter is 30 years old and has been said to be extremely one-dimensional. His fielding and base running have certainly declined over the years, however his bat is as good as gold. In 2016, Carter lead … Continue reading Yankees Sign Slugger Chris Carter 

49ers Officially Hire Kyle Shanahan as Head Coach

Photo Credit: Washington Times A day after the Atlanta Falcons’ loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, the San Francisco 49ers have officially hired ex-Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their next head coach. The details of his contract were not released. Shanahan was hired as the offensive coordinator for the Falcons in 2015, and he developed the team into the highest-scoring offense … Continue reading 49ers Officially Hire Kyle Shanahan as Head Coach

Early 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Oakland Raiders (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   AFC Playoff Teams  New England Patriots – AFC East Division Champion  Oakland Raiders – AFC West Division Champion  Pittsburgh Steelers – AFC North Division Champion  Tennessee Titans – AFC South Division Champion  Kansas City Chiefs – Wild Card from AFC West Division  Denver Broncos – Wild Card from AFC West Division   NFC Playoff Teams  Dallas Cowboys – … Continue reading Early 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Zach LaVine Out for the Season with Torn Left ACL

Photo Credit: For the Win – USA Today Minnesota Timberwolves’ point guard Zach LaVine is set to undergo surgery on his torn left ACL and will miss the rest of this NBA season. He suffered the injury in Friday’s 116-108 loss on the road against the Detroit Pistons. LaVine, 21, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Timberwolves. He is coming off of a season in … Continue reading Zach LaVine Out for the Season with Torn Left ACL

Records Broken in Super Bowl LI

Photo Credit: Time (featured image), NFL (team logos) NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Most career Super Bowl appearances by a team: Nine (9) Most career Super Bowl appearances by a quarterback: Seven (7), Tom Brady Most career Super Bowl appearances by a head coach: Seven (7), Bill Belichick Most career Super Bowl victories by a quarterback: Five (5), Tom Brady Most career Super Bowl victories by a head coach: Five (5), Bill … Continue reading Records Broken in Super Bowl LI

Early 2017 NFL Power Rankings

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s regular season record from the 2016-2017 season.  New England Patriots (14-2)  Atlanta Falcons (11-5)  Dallas Cowboys (13-3)  Green Bay Packers (10-6)  Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)  Oakland Raiders (12-4)  Seattle Seahawks (10-5-1)  Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5)  New York Giants (11-5)  Denver Broncos (9-7)  Washington Redskins (8-7-1)  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-7)  Carolina Panthers (6-10)  Detroit Lions (9-7)  Arizona … Continue reading Early 2017 NFL Power Rankings

February 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (24-0) Villanova Wildcats (22-2), +1 Kansas Jayhawks (20-3), +1  Baylor Bears (20-3), -2 Wisconsin Badgers (20-3), +1  Oregon Ducks (21-3), +1 Louisville Cardinals (19-4), +4 Arizona Wildcats (21-3), -3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (21-3), -1 North Carolina Tar Heels (21-4), +3  Florida State Seminoles (20-4), +3  Cincinnati Bearcats (21-2), +4 Virginia Cavaliers (17-5), -3 … Continue reading February 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

February 6th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Washington Capitals (36-11-6, 78 points)  Minnesota Wild (34-12-5, 73 points)  Pittsburgh Penguins (33-13-5, 71 points), +3  San Jose Sharks (33-17-3, 69 points)  New York Rangers (33-18-1, 67 points)  Columbus Blue Jackets (33-13-5, 71 points), -3  Chicago Blackhawks (32-17-5, 69 points)  Edmonton Oilers (29-18-8, 66 points)  Ottawa Senators (27-17-6, 60 points)  Montreal Canadiens (30-16-8, 68 points)  Anaheim Ducks … Continue reading February 6th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 15 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (43-8)  San Antonio Spurs (39-11)  Cleveland Cavaliers (34-15)  Houston Rockets (37-17)  Boston Celtics (33-18), +1  Utah Jazz (32-19), -1  Washington Wizards (30-20), +1  Atlanta Hawks (30-21), +1  Memphis Grizzlies (31-22), +3  Indiana Pacers (28-22), +3  Oklahoma City Thunder (30-22), -1  Los Angeles Clippers (31-20), -5  Toronto Raptors (31-21), -2  Chicago Bulls (25-26), +1  Miami … Continue reading Week 15 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Super Bowl LI (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 Super Bowl LI (Points Method)

NFL RPI Rankings & Trends through Super Bowl LI (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 Super Bowl LI (Standings Method)

NFL Efficiency Rankings & Trends through Super Bowl LI

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s average points margin each game and movement from last week’s rankings. Efficiency is calculated by subtracting points allowed from points scored and dividing it by 16 games to get the average points margin for each team throughout the season. NOTE: These efficiency numbers are rounded to the hundredths place. In the case of a tie (to … Continue reading NFL Efficiency Rankings & Trends through Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s record and movement from last week’s power rankings.   New England Patriots (17-2)  Atlanta Falcons (13-6)  Green Bay Packers (12-7)  Dallas Cowboys (13-4)  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-6)  Kansas City Chiefs (12-5)  Seattle Seahawks (11-6-1)  New York Giants (11-6)  Houston Texans (10-8)  Oakland Raiders (12-5)  Miami Dolphins (10-7)  Denver Broncos (9-7)  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-7)  Detroit … Continue reading Super Bowl LI NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Super Bowl LI: Key Things To Know

Photo Credit: Winona Daily News (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   Who?  New England Patriots (16-2),  Atlanta Falcons (13-5)   What?  Super Bowl LI:  New England Patriots (16-2) vs.  Atlanta Falcons (13-5)   When?  Sunday, February 5th, 2017, at 6:30 PM EST   Where? NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas   Why? To determine what team will be crowned champions of Super Bowl LI   Key Statistics:  New … Continue reading Super Bowl LI: Key Things To Know

Party Like It’s 2015?

Photo Credit: Madison A lot has happened since the night of Saturday, April 4th, 2015, when the Wisconsin Badgers knocked off the 38-win undefeated Kentucky Wildcats by a score of 71-64 in the Final Four of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wisconsin then lost the national championship game to the Duke Blue Devils by a score of 68-63 … Continue reading Party Like It’s 2015?

2016-2017 NFL Award Winners

Photo Credit: The Rock at BC (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: These statistics are from the regular season only since each of these awards are regular season awards.   AP 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     AP OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR  Matt … Continue reading 2016-2017 NFL Award Winners

Iowa State Stuns Kansas To End Jayhawks’ 51-Game Home Winning Streak

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Just days after writing an article, which you can read HERE, about how it is seemingly inevitable that the Kansas Jayhawks will win at home at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas, particularly in close games, the Iowa State Cyclones (14-8) stunned the #3 Jayhawks (20-3) in overtime at Allen Fieldhouse by a score of 92-89 to give the Jayhawks their first home loss … Continue reading Iowa State Stuns Kansas To End Jayhawks’ 51-Game Home Winning Streak

February 4th Top 20 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

Photo Credit: 1170 KPUG-AM (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Saturday, February 4th, 2017, at 12:00 AM EST.   20.  Alec Peters, Guard, Valparaiso Crusaders (19-4) Statistics: 23 games played, 35.8 minutes per game, 23.8 points per game, 10.9 rebounds per game, 2.2 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, 45.8% field goal percentage, 33.9% 3-point … Continue reading February 4th Top 20 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

Celtics Defeat Lakers To Earn Victory #3,253

Photo Credit: Celtics Life The Boston Celtics (32-18) defeated the Los Angeles Lakers (17-36) at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, by a score of 113-107 to become the first team in NBA history to notch their 3,253th all-time victory as an NBA franchise. Both the Celtics and the Lakers entered the game tied for the NBA lead with 3,252 all-time victories in the histories of their … Continue reading Celtics Defeat Lakers To Earn Victory #3,253

Michael Vick Officially Retires from the NFL

Photo Credit: AJC Former Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Michael Vick has officially announced his anticipated retirement from the NFL. Vick, 36, played in the NFL for 13 seasons for those 4 different teams. In his latest season of play, which was the 2015 season, he played in 5 games and completed 40 of his 66 pass attempts (60.6% completion rate) for … Continue reading Michael Vick Officially Retires from the NFL

Sage Karam to Drive for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in 2017 Indianapolis 500

Photo Credit: Sage Karam Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced that Sage Karam will drive for the team in the 2017 Indianapolis 500. Karam, 21, has driven in three Indianapolis 500 mile races over his 3-year Verizon IndyCar Series career. His best finish in the race was a 9th place finish in the 2014 Indianapolis 500, a race he started in 31st place, the worst of his Indianapolis 500 career. Last season, … Continue reading Sage Karam to Drive for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in 2017 Indianapolis 500

Phear the Phog: The Dynasty of the Kansas Jayhawks Rolls On

Photo Credit: keywordteam.net Even as the #2 Baylor Bears led the #3 Kansas Jayhawks by a score of 34-28 at halftime, 56-55 with under seven minutes to go in the game, and were tied at 64-64 with under two and a half minutes to play, was there ever any reason to believe that Kansas would lose their first home game at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas, a … Continue reading Phear the Phog: The Dynasty of the Kansas Jayhawks Rolls On

January Transfer Window Signings

Photo via: USAToday.com Biggest Signing: Oscar to Shanghai SIPG for £60 million In one of the most bizarre Chinese club signings yet, we saw Oscar, the Brazilian attacking midfielder, leave his longtime club of Chelsea for the big money China leagues. Despite being nearly a record signing for any departing Premier League player so far, we can expect to see higher fees for big name players … Continue reading January Transfer Window Signings

Mikhail Aleshin to 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, will likely return to the team for the upcoming 2017 season despite talk of a potential budgetary shortfall due to sponsorship a couple of weeks ago. After being listed as returning to SPM since October, there was doubt that Aleshin would return to the … Continue reading Mikhail Aleshin to Return to SPM in 2017