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