Houston Rockets Break Single-Season Three-Point Record

Photo Credit: NBA The Houston Rockets have broken the all-time team record for three-point shots made in a single NBA season. The Rockets broke the record with shooting guard James Harden’s made three-point shot with 10.1 seconds to go in the first quarter of Thursday night’s road loss against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. Harden’s three-point shot gave the Rockets 1,078 … Continue reading Houston Rockets Break Single-Season Three-Point Record

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Slam Dunk Championship Results

Photo Credit: Sports – USA Today (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   ROUND ONE  AJ Merriweather, Guard, East Tennessee State Buccaneers 50.0 points  Tyler Flack, Forward, South Dakota Coyotes 49.9 points  Steven Davis, Forward, Wright State Raiders 49.8 points  Rodney Pryor, Guard, Georgetown Hoyas 45.3 points  Garland Owens, Forward, Boston College Eagles 44.9 points  Antonius Cleveland, Guard, Southeast Missouri State Redhawks 44.3 points  Paul Watson, Guard, Fresno State Bulldogs 41.1 points  Vitto … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Slam Dunk Championship Results

2017 NCAA Basketball Three-Point Battle of the Champions Results

Photo Credit: Kansas State Collegian (featured image), CBS Sports (Team Logos)   CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 NCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL THREE-POINT CHAMPIONSHIP CHAMPION  Kindred Wesemann, Guard, Kansas State Wildcats 16 points   2017 NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL THREE-POINT CHAMPIONSHIP CHAMPION  Peter Jok, Guard, Iowa Hawkeyes 16 points     2017 NCAA BASKETBALL THREE-POINT CHAMPIONSHIP CHAMPION  Kindred Wesemann*, Guard, Kansas State Wildcats 79 points   *=won on the best individual round tiebreaker (26 points … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Basketball Three-Point Battle of the Champions Results

2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Three-Point Championship Results

Photo Credit: Kansas State Collegian (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   ROUND ONE  Kindred Wesemann, Guard, Kansas State Wildcats 19 points  Sydney Wiese, Guard, Oregon State Beavers 17 points  Alexis Peterson, Guard, Syracuse Orange 14 points  Jessica January, Guard, DePaul Blue Demons 12 points  Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, Guard, Maryland Terrapins 11 points  Alexis Jones, Guard, Baylor Bears 9 points  Tori Jankoska, Guard, Michigan State Spartans … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Three-Point Championship Results

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Three-Point Championship Results

Photo Credit: PennLive (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   ROUND ONE  Peter Jok, Guard, Iowa Hawkeyes 21 points  DeWayne Russell, Guard, Grand Canyon Antelopes 21 points  Matt Jones, Guard, Duke Blue Devils 19 points  Derrick Walton Jr., Guard, Michigan Wolverines 18 points  Bryce Alford, Guard, California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins 16 points  Torian Graham, Guard, Arizona State Sun Devils 14 points  Kris Jenkins, Forward, Villanova Wildcats … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Three-Point Championship Results

McDonald’s All-American Men’s Basketball Game Showcases Rising NCAA Talent

Photo Credit: Sporting News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) In the 40th annual McDonald’s All-American men’s basketball game at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, the West boy’s team rallied from a 56-50 halftime deficit to knock off the East boy’s team by a score of 109-107. The West’s Michael Porter Jr., a Missouri Tigers’ commit, was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the … Continue reading McDonald’s All-American Men’s Basketball Game Showcases Rising NCAA Talent

Warriors Defeat Spurs In Possible Western Conference Finals Preview

Photo Credit: IBT The Golden State Warriors (61-14) rallied from a 22-point deficit to knock off the San Antonio Spurs (57-17) on the Spurs’ home floor at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, by a score of 110-98. The two teams are in a battle for the #1 seed in the Western Conference with the best two records in the NBA, just like last season. … Continue reading Warriors Defeat Spurs In Possible Western Conference Finals Preview

BYU Is Two Gonzaga Wins Away from Infamy

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated With a 29-0 record, the Gonzaga Bulldogs appeared poised to finish the regular season unbeaten. They appeared poised to roll through the West Coast Conference (WCC) tournament and to become the third team in the past four seasons to enter the NCAA men’s basketball tournament with an undefeated record (Wichita State Shockers in 2014 and Kentucky Wildcats in 2015). They appeared as though … Continue reading BYU Is Two Gonzaga Wins Away from Infamy

Russell Westbrook Scores NBA Record 57 Points in Triple Double

Photo Credit: All Things Hoops Another day, another triple double story about Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook. This one is about his 38th triple double of the season, which he completed in the Thunder’s 114-106 road win against the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday night. Westbrook scored 57 points, snagged 13 rebounds, and dished out 11 assists … Continue reading Russell Westbrook Scores NBA Record 57 Points in Triple Double

Q&A with Tra-Deon Hollins

Photo Credit: The Summit League We recently had the opportunity to interview Omaha Mavericks’ guard Tra-Deon Hollins. Hollins is a 6’2″, 195-pound senior from Omaha, Nebraska. Hollins spent his freshman season playing for the Central Community College (CCC) Raiders, averaging 17.1 points per game, 6.2 rebounds per game, and 5.3 assists per game, as well a 4.1 steals per game, which led all players in the country. He spent … Continue reading Q&A with Tra-Deon Hollins

Q&A with Markis McDuffie

Photo Credit: Wichita Eagle We recently had the opportunity to interview Wichita State Shockers’ forward Markis McDuffie. McDuffie, 19, is a 6’8″, 212-pound sophomore from Paterson, New Jersey. McDuffie played in all 36 of the team’s games this past season and averaged 25.5 minutes per game, 11.5 points per game, 5.7 rebounds per game, 1.7 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, and 1.2 steals per … Continue reading Q&A with Markis McDuffie

Golden State Warriors Prove How Historically Good They Are…Again

Photo Credit: Asia Starz With their 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, the Golden State Warriors (60-14) became the first team since Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls in the 1997-1998 season to win 60 or more games in three consecutive NBA seasons. The Warriors finished the 2014-2015 season with a 67-15 record before finishing the 2015-2016 season with a 73-9 record, … Continue reading Golden State Warriors Prove How Historically Good They Are…Again

Washington Wizards Win Division Title; First Since 1979

Photo Credit: jumperbrasil.lance.com.br With their 119-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, the Washington Wizards (46-28) have locked up their first division title since the 1978-1979, clinching the Southeast Division in the Eastern Conference with eight games to go in the regular season. The division title is the franchise’s first as the Wizards, and it is their first … Continue reading Washington Wizards Win Division Title; First Since 1979

Edmonton Oilers Clinch Playoff Berth; First Time Since 2006

Photo Credit: Hockey’s Future On the same night that the longest streak of consecutive NHL postseason berths was broken (Detroit Red Wings, 25 seasons), which you can read about HERE, the Edmonton Oilers snapped the longest active NHL playoff drought at 10 seasons by clinching a berth in this season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Oilers (42-25-9) clinched their first playoff berth since the 2005-2006 season … Continue reading Edmonton Oilers Clinch Playoff Berth; First Time Since 2006

Detroit Red Wings Eliminated from Earning NHL Playoff Berth; First Time Since 1990

Photo Credit: Detroit News For the first time since the 1989-1990 season, the Detroit Red Wings are not heading to the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With their 4-1 road loss to the Carolina Hurricanes (34-27-14) on Tuesday night, the Red Wings (31-33-12) were still able to clinch a playoff berth this season with six games left to play in the regular season. However, the Boston Bruins (40-30-6) then … Continue reading Detroit Red Wings Eliminated from Earning NHL Playoff Berth; First Time Since 1990

Triple Double Average: Could Russell Westbrook Really Do It?

Photo Credit: USA Today Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is averaging 34.7 minutes per game, an NBA-leading 31.4 points per game, 10.5 rebounds per game, 10.4 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, and 1.6 steals per game so far this season. He is shooting 42.3% from the field, 33.4% from 3-point range, and 84.0% from the free throw line. Westbrook is trying to … Continue reading Triple Double Average: Could Russell Westbrook Really Do It?

James Harden Makes History

Photo Credit: Sporting News Houston Rockets’ shooting guard James Harden made history in a couple of good ways in the Rockets’ 113-106 loss to the Golden State Warriors at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. First off, Harden ended the game with 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 13 assists, which gave him his 20th triple double this season. This made the 2016-2017 season the first season … Continue reading James Harden Makes History

2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Sportsnaut.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE Seeding Predictions  Cleveland Cavaliers  Boston Celtics  Washington Wizards  Toronto Raptors  Milwaukee Bucks  Atlanta Hawks  Indiana Pacers  Miami Heat  Chicago Bulls  Charlotte Hornets  Detroit Pistons  Philadelphia 76ers  Orlando Magic  New York Knicks  Brooklyn Nets     Playoffs   Eastern Conference Quarterfinals #1 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. #8 Miami Heat Prediction:  Cavaliers in 5 games    #2 Boston Celtics vs. … Continue reading 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Top 5 Wooden Award Finalist Rankings

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Monday, March 27th, at 8:00 PM EDT; this list is in alphabetical order.   5.  Nigel Williams-Goss, Guard, Gonzaga Bulldogs (36-1) Statistics: 36 games played, 32.6 minutes per game, 16.7 points per game, 5.9 rebounds per game, 4.6 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, 1.8 steals per game, 49.0% field … Continue reading Top 5 Wooden Award Finalist Rankings

Top 5 Wooden Award Finalists

Photo Credit: FanSided (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Monday, March 27th, at 8:00 PM EDT; this list is in alphabetical order.    Lonzo Ball, Guard, California-Los Angeles Bruins (31-5) Statistics: 36 games played, 35.1 minutes per game, 14.6 points per game, 6.0 rebounds per game, 7.6 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 1.8 steals per game, 55.1% field … Continue reading Top 5 Wooden Award Finalists

Raiders To Relocate to Las Vegas

Photo Credit: MMQB – Sports Illustrated The Oakland Raiders are officially going to be relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada, after a vote among NFL owners turned out 31 to 1 in favor of the move. Only Miami Dolphins’ owner Stephen Ross voted against the relocation. The Raiders will still play on Oakland this upcoming season, and possibly even longer. According to ESPN, team owner Mark … Continue reading Raiders To Relocate to Las Vegas

March 27th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Washington Capitals (49-17-8, 106 points), +2  Columbus Blue Jackets (48-19-7, 103 points), -1  Chicago Blackhawks (48-21-6, 102 points), -1  Pittsburgh Penguins (46-18-11, 103 points)  New York Rangers (46-26-4, 96 points)  Anaheim Ducks (41-23-11, 93 points), +7  Calgary Flames (42-29-4, 88 points), +1  Montreal Canadiens (42-24-9, 93 points), +1  St. Louis Blues (40-28-6, 86 … Continue reading March 27th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 22 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (59-14)  San Antonio Spurs (56-16)  Houston Rockets (51-22)  Boston Celtics (48-26), +1  Cleveland Cavaliers (47-25), -1  Washington Wizards (45-28)  Toronto Raptors (44-29), +2  Utah Jazz (44-29), -1  Los Angeles Clippers (44-31), +1  Oklahoma City Thunder (41-31), -2  Memphis Grizzlies (40-33)  Milwaukee Bucks (37-36), +1  Indiana Pacers (37-36), +2  Portland Trailblazers (35-38), +4  Atlanta Hawks … Continue reading Week 22 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Devin Booker Scores 70 Points

Photo Credit: Kentucky Sports Radio As his Kentucky Wildcats rolled over the California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins, second-year Phoenix Suns shooting guard and Kentucky alumnus Devin Booker could have nearly done the job on his own. Kentucky avenged their 97-92 home loss in December to UCLA with an 86-75 win in the Sweet Sixteen to advance to the Elite Eight against the North Carolina Tar Heels. Booker, … Continue reading Devin Booker Scores 70 Points

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Elite 8 Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Gig Em Gazette (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (35-1) Kansas Jayhawks (31-4)  Oregon Ducks (32-5), +1 Kentucky Wildcats (32-5), +2 North Carolina Tar Heels (30-7), +2  Florida Gators (27-8), +7  South Carolina Gamecocks (25-10), +7  Xavier Musketeers (24-13), +8   Biggest Improver  Xavier Musketeers (+8)   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Elite 8 Team Power Rankings

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Elite 8 Bracket

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #4 Florida Gators (27-8) vs.  #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (25-10)     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (31-4) vs.  #3 Oregon Ducks (32-5)     SOUTH REGION  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (30-7) vs.  #2 Kentucky Wildcats (32-5)     WEST REGION  #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (35-1) vs.  #11 Xavier Musketeers (24-13)     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Elite 8 Bracket

2017 Sweet 16 Scores (March 24th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #4 Florida Gators (27-8), 84,  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (27-10), 83  #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (25-10), 70,  #3 Baylor Bears (27-8), 50     SOUTH REGION  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (30-7), 92,  #4 Butler Bulldogs (25-9), 80  #2 Kentucky Wildcats (32-5), 86,  #3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (31-5), 75     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 Sweet 16 Scores (March 24th)

2017 Sweet 16 Scores (March 23rd)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (31-4), 98,  #4 Purdue Boilermakers (27-8), 66  #3 Oregon Ducks (32-5), 69,  #7 Michigan Wolverines (26-12), 68     WEST REGION  #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (35-1), 61,  #4 West Virginia Mountaineers (28-9), 58  #11 Xavier Musketeers (24-13), 73,  #2 Arizona Wildcats (33-4), 71     -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017 Sweet 16 Scores (March 23rd)

Westbrook’s 35th Triple Double of the Season a Historic One

Photo Credit: The Odyssey Online Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been all over the news this NBA season, as he was averaging a triple double coming into Wednesday night’s home game against the Philadelphia 76ers and has been recording triple doubles on a regular basis. Westbrook came into the game with 34 triple doubles this season, the second-highest amount of triple doubles … Continue reading Westbrook’s 35th Triple Double of the Season a Historic One

Is Colin Kaepernick a Sellout?

Photo Credit: Sporting News On Friday, April 29th, 2011, the world watched as Nevada Wolfpack star quarterback Colin Kaepernick was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 4th pick in the 2nd round (36th overall pick) in the NFL Draft. On the night of Monday, November 19th, 2012, the world watched as Kaepernick took over as the 49ers’ starting quarterback following Alex Smith’s injury the … Continue reading Is Colin Kaepernick a Sellout?

Should Sindarius Thornwell Have Been in the Naismith and Wooden Award Talks?

Photo Credit: The State (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Frank Mason. Lonzo Ball. Josh Hart. Caleb Swanigan. All of those are players that have received loads of attention from the media and fans this season because of the tremendous seasons that they have put together. They are also the four finalists for this season’s Naismith Award. That is not the case for South Carolina Gamecocks’ senior guard … Continue reading Should Sindarius Thornwell Have Been in the Naismith and Wooden Award Talks?

March 20th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Columbus Blue Jackets (47-18-6, 100 points), +2  Chicago Blackhawks (47-20-5, 99 points), -1  Washington Capitals (46-17-8, 100 points), +3  Pittsburgh Penguins (45-17-9, 99 points), -2  New York Rangers (45-24-3, 93 points), -1  San Jose Sharks (42-22-7, 91 points), +1  Minnesota Wild (43-22-6, 92 points), -2  Calgary Flames (41-27-4, 86 points), +1  Montreal Canadiens … Continue reading March 20th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 21 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (55-14), +1  San Antonio Spurs (53-16), -1  Houston Rockets (48-22)  Cleveland Cavaliers (46-23)  Boston Celtics (44-26), +2  Washington Wizards (42-27), -1  Utah Jazz (43-27), -1  Oklahoma City Thunder (40-29), +2  Toronto Raptors (41-29)  Los Angeles Clippers (41-29), -2  Memphis Grizzlies (40-30), +1  Atlanta Hawks (37-32), -1  Milwaukee Bucks (34-35), +2  Miami Heat (34-36), +2 … Continue reading Week 21 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Top 4 Naismith Trophy Award Finalist Rankings

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated  (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Sunday, March 19th, 2017, at 12:00 PM EDT.   4.  Josh Hart, Guard, Villanova Wildcats (32-4) Statistics: 36 games played, 33.1 minutes per game, 18.7 points per game, 6.4 rebounds per game, 2.9 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, 1.5 steals per game, 51.0% field goal percentage, 40.4% 3-point field … Continue reading Top 4 Naismith Trophy Award Finalist Rankings

Top 4 Naismith Trophy Award Finalists

Photo Credit: The Ringer (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Sunday, March 19th, 2017, at 12:00 PM EDT; this list is in alphabetical order.    Lonzo Ball, Guard, California-Los Angeles Bruins (30-4) Statistics: 34 games played, 34.9 minutes per game, 14.6 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game, 7.6 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 1.9 steals per game, … Continue reading Top 4 Naismith Trophy Award Finalists

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Gig Em Gazette (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Gonzaga Bulldogs (34-1), +1 Kansas Jayhawks (30-4), +1 Arizona Wildcats (32-4), +1  Oregon Ducks (31-5), +1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (31-4), +1  Kentucky Wildcats (31-5), +1 North Carolina Tar Heels (29-7), +2  Baylor Bears (27-7), +2  West Virginia Mountaineers (28-8), +4  Purdue Boilermakers (27-7), +4  Wisconsin Badgers (27-9), +11  Michigan Wolverines (26-11), +8  Florida Gators (26-8), … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 Team Power Rankings

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Sweet 16 Bracket

Photo Credit: Pac-12 (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (27-9) vs.  #4 Florida Gators (26-8)  #3 Baylor Bears (27-7) vs.  #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (24-10)     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (30-4) vs.  #4 Purdue Boilermakers (27-7)  #3 Oregon Ducks (31-5) vs.  #7 Michigan Wolverines (26-11)     SOUTH REGION  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (29-7) vs.  #4 Butler Bulldogs (25-8)  #3 California-Los Angeles Bruins … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Sweet 16 Bracket

2017 Round of 32 Scores (March 19th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #3 Baylor Bears (27-7), 82,  #11 Southern California Trojans (26-10), 78  #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (24-10), 88, vs.  #2 Duke Blue Devils (28-9), 81     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (30-4), 90,  #9 Michigan State Spartans (20-15), 70    #3 Oregon Ducks (31-5), 75,  #11 Rhode Island Rams (25-10), 72  #7 Michigan Wolverines (26-11), 73,  #2 Louisville … Continue reading 2017 Round of 32 Scores (March 19th)

2017 Round of 32 Scores (March 18th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (27-9), 65,  #1 Villanova Wildcats (32-4), 62  #4 Florida Gators (26-8), 65,  #5 Virginia Cavaliers (23-11), 39     MIDWEST REGION  #4 Purdue Boilermakers (27-7), 80,  #5 Iowa State Cyclones (24-11), 76     SOUTH REGION  #4 Butler Bulldogs (25-8), 74,  #12 Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (31-5), 65     WEST REGION  #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs … Continue reading 2017 Round of 32 Scores (March 18th)

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32 Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Gig Em Gazette (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (32-3) Gonzaga Bulldogs (33-1) Kansas Jayhawks (29-4) Arizona Wildcats (31-4)  Oregon Ducks (30-5) California-Los Angeles Bruins (30-4) Kentucky Wildcats (30-5)  Duke Blue Devils (28-8) North Carolina Tar Heels (28-7)  Baylor Bears (26-7)  Florida State Seminoles (26-8) Louisville Cardinals (25-8)  West Virginia Mountaineers (27-8)  Purdue Boilermakers (26-7)  Notre Dame Fighting Irish (26-9)  Butler Bulldogs … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32 Team Power Rankings

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32 Bracket

Photo Credit: timescall.com (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #1 Villanova Wildcats (32-3) vs.  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (26-9)  #5 Virginia Cavaliers (23-10) vs.  #4 Florida Gators (25-8)    #11 Southern California Trojans (26-9) vs.  #3 Baylor Bears (26-7)   #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (23-10) vs.  #2 Duke Blue Devils (28-8)     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (29-4) vs.  #9 Michigan State Spartans (20-14)  #5 Iowa State Cyclones (24-10) … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32 Bracket

2017 Round of 64 Scores (March 17th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #11 Southern California Trojans (26-9), 66,  #6 Southern Methodist Mustangs (30-5), 65   #3 Baylor Bears (26-7), 91,  #14 New Mexico State Aggies (28-6), 73    #7 South Carolina Gamecocks (23-10), 93,  #10 Marquette Golden Eagles (19-13), 73  #2 Duke Blue Devils (28-8), 87,  #15 Troy Trojans (22-15), 65     MIDWEST REGION  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (29-4), 100,  #16 California-Davis … Continue reading 2017 Round of 64 Scores (March 17th)

2017 Round of 64 Scores (March 16th)

Photo Credit: NCAA (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   EAST REGION  #1 Villanova Wildcats (32-3), 76,  #16 Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (20-16), 56  #8 Wisconsin Badgers (26-9), 84,  #9 Virginia Tech Hokies (22-11), 74    #5 Virginia Cavaliers (23-10), 76,  #12 North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks (29-6), 71  #4 Florida Gators (25-8), 80,  #13 East Tennessee State Buccaneers (27-8), 65     MIDWEST REGION  #5 Iowa State Cyclones (24-10), 84,  #12 Nevada … Continue reading 2017 Round of 64 Scores (March 16th)

Pre-NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Photo Credit: The Ringer (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, March 16th, 2017, at 2:00 AM EDT.   10.  Justin Jackson, Forward/Guard, North Carolina Tar Heels (27-7) Statistics: 34 games played, 31.6 minutes per game, 18.1 points per game, 4.6 rebounds per game, 2.7 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 0.6 steals per game, 44.4% field goal percentage, 37.7% 3-point … Continue reading Pre-NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Other Wooden Award Finalist Rankings

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) SEE THE TOP 10 RANKINGS FOR BOTH THE WOODEN AND NAISMITH AWARDS HERE. NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, March 16th, 2017, at 2:00 AM EDT.   15.  Lauri Markkanen, Forward, Arizona Wildcats (30-4) Statistics: 34 games played, 30.5 minutes per game, 15.6 points per game, 7.1 rebounds per game, 0.9 assists per game, 0.5 … Continue reading Other Wooden Award Finalist Rankings

LaMarcus Aldridge Cleared To Return to NBA Action

Photo Credit: CBS Sports Last Saturday, San Antonio Spurs’ power forward LaMarcus Aldridge was sidelined due to a minor heart arrhythmia. He missed two games, but has been cleared to return for tonight’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers, his former NBA team. Aldridge, 31, has been in the NBA for 11 seasons and has played for those 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season … Continue reading LaMarcus Aldridge Cleared To Return to NBA Action

Chris Boucher Out for the Season with Torn Right ACL

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated Oregon Ducks’ forward Chris Boucher will miss the remainder of his senior season with a torn right ACL that he suffered in Fridays’s 73-65 win in the Pac-12 conference semifinals against the California Golden Bears. He will require surgery at a later date. Boucher, 24, has been in the NCAA for 2 seasons, both with the Ducks. He is coming off of a season in which … Continue reading Chris Boucher Out for the Season with Torn Right ACL

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: Gig Em Gazette (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (31-3) Gonzaga Bulldogs (32-1) Kansas Jayhawks (28-4) Arizona Wildcats (30-4)  Oregon Ducks (29-5) California-Los Angeles Bruins (29-4) Kentucky Wildcats (29-5)  Duke Blue Devils (27-8) North Carolina Tar Heels (27-7)  Baylor Bears (25-7)  Florida State Seminoles (25-8) Louisville Cardinals (24-8)  West Virginia Mountaineers (26-8)  Purdue Boilermakers (25-7)  Notre Dame Fighting Irish (25-9)  Southern Methodist … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Team Power Rankings

DeMarcus Ware Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Photo Credit: Sportsnaut.com Denver Broncos’ linebacker DeMarcus Ware has announced his retirement from the NFL. Ware, 34, played in the NFL for 12 seasons for both the Dallas Cowboys and the Broncos. This past season, he played in 10 games and recorded 15 tackles, 4.0 sacks, and 1 pass defensed. Over his 12-year NFL career, Ware played in 178 games and has recorded 656 tackles, 138.5 sacks, 35 forced fumbles, 8 fumble recoveries, 3 interceptions, 1 defensive touchdown, … Continue reading DeMarcus Ware Announces his Retirement from the NFL

March 13th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (31-3), +1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (32-1), +2 Kansas Jayhawks (28-4), -2 Arizona Wildcats (30-4), +2  Oregon Ducks (29-5) California-Los Angeles Bruins (29-4), -3 Kentucky Wildcats (29-5)  Duke Blue Devils (27-8), +7 North Carolina Tar Heels (27-7), -1  Baylor Bears (25-7), -1  Florida State Seminoles (25-8) Louisville Cardinals (24-8)  West Virginia Mountaineers (26-8)  Purdue Boilermakers … Continue reading March 13th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

March 13th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Chicago Blackhawks (43-20-5, 91 points), +2  Pittsburgh Penguins (43-16-8, 94 points), +3  Columbus Blue Jackets (43-18-6, 92 points), +1  New York Rangers (44-23-2, 90 points), +2  Minnesota Wild (43-18-6, 92 points), -3  Washington Capitals (44-17-7, 95 points), -5  San Jose Sharks (41-20-7, 89 points)  Ottawa Senators (39-22-6, 84 points), +1  Calgary Flames (38-26-4, 80 points), +1  Montreal … Continue reading March 13th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 20 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  San Antonio Spurs (51-14), +1  Golden State Warriors (52-14), -1  Houston Rockets (46-21)  Cleveland Cavaliers (43-22)  Washington Wizards (41-24), +1  Utah Jazz (41-25), +1  Boston Celtics (42-25), -2  Los Angeles Clippers (40-26)  Toronto Raptors (38-28)  Oklahoma City Thunder (37-29), +1  Atlanta Hawks (37-29), +1  Memphis Grizzlies (36-30), -2  Indiana Pacers (34-32)  Detroit Pistons (33-33), +1  Milwaukee Bucks … Continue reading Week 20 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

Photo Credit: VU Hoops (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   Click HERE for a PDF file of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. Click HERE for a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket. All downloadable brackets are brought to you by Print Your Brackets.   EAST REGION  #1 Villanova Wildcats (31-3) vs.  #16 Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers (19-15) /  #16 New Orleans Privateers … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

2017 NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Champions

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   America East Conference  Vermont Catamounts   American Athletic Conference  Southern Methodist Mustangs   Atlantic 10 Conference  Rhode Island Rams   Atlantic Coast Conference  Duke Blue Devils   Atlantic Sun Conference  Florida Gulf Coast Eagles   Big 12 Conference  Iowa State Cyclones   Big East Conference  Villanova Wildcats   Big Sky Conference  North Dakota Fighting Hawks … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Champions

Final 2017 Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: FanRag Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection/prediction based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading Final 2017 Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 12th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection/prediction based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 12th Sweet 16 Bracketology

LaMarcus Aldridge Out Indefinitely with Minor Heart Arrhythmia

Photo Credit: CBS Sports San Antonio Spurs’ power forward LaMarcus Aldridge is out indefinitely with a minor heart arrhythmia. Aldridge, 31, has been in the NBA for 11 seasons and has played for those 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 74 games and averaged 30.6 minutes per game, 18.0 points per game, 8.5 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per game, 1.1 … Continue reading LaMarcus Aldridge Out Indefinitely with Minor Heart Arrhythmia

March 11th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Our Daily Bears (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection/prediction based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee … Continue reading March 11th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 10th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: WV Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries to … Continue reading March 10th Sweet 16 Bracketology

NFL Free Agency: Transaction Tracker

Photo Credit: YouTube (featured image), NFL (team logos) TRADES  Indianapolis Colts Receive a 4th round NFL Draft pick  New England Patriots Receive tight end Dwayne Allen Receive a 6th round NFL Draft pick    Cleveland Browns Receive quarterback Brock Osweiler Receive a 2018 2nd round NFL Draft Pick Receive a 2017 6th round NFL Draft pick  Houston Texans Receive a 2017 4th round NFL Draft Pick … Continue reading NFL Free Agency: Transaction Tracker

Andrew Bogut Out for the Season with Left Leg Injury

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated Cleveland Cavaliers’ center Andrew Bogut is out for the season after fracturing his left tibia in Monday’s 106-98 loss against the Miami Heat. The Cavaliers are expected to cut Bogut as a result of this injury, which he will require surgery for. Over a span of the past nine months or so, Bogut went to the NBA Finals with the Golden State … Continue reading Andrew Bogut Out for the Season with Left Leg Injury

March 9th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Orlando Sentinel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 9th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Three-Quarter Mark NBA Awards Predictions

Photo Credit: Dallas Mavericks (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, at 12:00 PM EST.   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER   5.  Kawhi Leonard, Small Forward, San Antonio Spurs Team Record: 49-13 Statistics: 57 games played, 33.7 minutes per game, 26.3 points per game, 6.0 rebounds per game, 3.4 assists per game, 0.7 blocks per game, 1.9 steals per game, 48.7% … Continue reading Three-Quarter Mark NBA Awards Predictions

Giants, Marshall Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: USA Today The New York Giants and wide receiver Brandon Marshall have reached a 2-year, $12 million contract agreement. Marshall, 32, has played in the NFL for 11 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he played in 15 games and caught 59 passes for 788 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns. Over his 11-year NFL career, Marshall has played … Continue reading Giants, Marshall Reach Contract Agreement

March 8th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Big East Coast Bias (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee … Continue reading March 8th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 7th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Yle (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries to … Continue reading March 7th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 7th Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Monday, March 6th, 2017, at 7:00 PM EST.   10.  Justin Jackson, Forward/Guard, North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6) Statistics: 32 games played, 31.5 minutes per game, 18.3 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game, 2.6 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 0.6 steals per game, 45.2% field goal percentage, 38.5% … Continue reading March 7th Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

March 6th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Sporting News (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 6th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Kansas Jayhawks (28-3) Villanova Wildcats (28-3) California-Los Angeles Bruins (28-3) Gonzaga Bulldogs (30-1)  Oregon Ducks (27-4) Arizona Wildcats (27-4) Kentucky Wildcats (26-5) North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6)  Baylor Bears (25-6), +2  Purdue Boilermakers (25-6), +5  Florida State Seminoles (24-7), +1 Louisville Cardinals (24-7), +1  West Virginia Mountaineers (24-7), -3  Butler Bulldogs (23-7), -5  Duke Blue … Continue reading March 6th NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

March 6th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Washington Capitals (44-13-7, 95 points)  Minnesota Wild (42-15-6, 90 points), +1  Chicago Blackhawks (42-18-5, 89 points), +2  Columbus Blue Jackets (41-17-6, 88 points), -2  Pittsburgh Penguins (40-16-8, 88 points), +1  New York Rangers (41-22-2, 84 points), -2  San Jose Sharks (38-19-7, 83 points)  Montreal Canadiens (37-21-8, 82 points), +6  Ottawa Senators (35-22-6, … Continue reading March 6th NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 19 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Golden State Warriors (51-11)  San Antonio Spurs (48-13)  Houston Rockets (44-19), +1  Cleveland Cavaliers (42-19), -1  Boston Celtics (40-23)  Washington Wizards (37-24), +1  Utah Jazz (39-24), -1  Los Angeles Clippers (37-25)  Toronto Raptors (37-26)  Memphis Grizzlies (36-27)  Oklahoma City Thunder (35-28)  Atlanta Hawks (34-28)  Indiana Pacers (32-30), +3  Chicago Bulls (31-31), -1  Detroit Pistons (30-32)  Milwaukee Bucks … Continue reading Week 19 NBA Power Rankings & Trends

2017 Major Conference Tournament Championship Predictions

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE  #1 Southern Methodist Mustangs (27-4, 17-1) over  #2 Cincinnati Bearcats (27-4, 16-2)   ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE  #1 Dayton Flyers (24-6, 15-3) over  #2 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (24-7, 14-4)   ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6, … Continue reading 2017 Major Conference Tournament Championship Predictions

2017 Southeastern Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Kentucky Wildcats (26-5, 16-2)  #2 Florida Gators (24-7, 14-4)  #3 Arkansas Razorbacks (23-8, 12-6)  #4 South Carolina Gamecocks (22-9, 12-6)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Alabama Crimson Tide (17-13, 10-8)  #6 Mississippi Rebels (19-12, 10-8)  #7 … Continue reading 2017 Southeastern Conference Tournament

2017 Pac-12 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Getty Images (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Oregon Ducks (27-4, 16-2)  #2 Arizona Wildcats (27-4, 16-2)  #3 California-Los Angeles Bruins (28-3, 15-3)  #4 Utah Utes (20-10, 11-7)   FIRST ROUND  #5 California Golden Bears (19-11, 10-8) vs.  #12 Oregon State Beavers (5-26, 1-17)  #6 Southern … Continue reading 2017 Pac-12 Conference Tournament

2017 Big Ten Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Sportle.tv (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Purdue Boilermakers (25-6, 14-4)  #2 Wisconsin Badgers (23-8, 12-6)  #3 Maryland Terrapins (24-7, 12-6)  #4 Minnesota Golden Gophers (23-8, 11-7)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Michigan State Spartans (18-13, 10-8)  #6 Northwestern Wildcats (21-10, 10-8)  #7 Iowa … Continue reading 2017 Big Ten Conference Tournament

2017 Big East Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Basketball Society (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Villanova Wildcats (28-3, 15-3)  #2 Butler Bulldogs (23-7, 12-6)  #3 Providence Friars (20-11, 10-8) vs.  #6 Creighton Bluejays (23-8, 10-8)  #4 Marquette Golden Eagles (19-11, 10-8) vs.  #5 Seton Hall Pirates (20-10, 10-8)   FIRST ROUND  #7 … Continue reading 2017 Big East Conference Tournament

2017 Big 12 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Kansas Jayhawks (28-3, 16-2)  #2 West Virginia Mountaineers (24-7, 12-6)  #3 Baylor Bears (25-6, 12-6) vs.  #6 Kansas State Wildcats (19-12, 8-10)  #4 Iowa State Cyclones (20-10, 12-6) vs.  #5 Oklahoma State Cowboys (20-11, 9-9)   FIRST … Continue reading 2017 Big 12 Conference Tournament

2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Keeping It Heel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6, 14-4)  #2 Florida State Seminoles (24-7, 12-6)  #3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (23-8, 12-6)  #4 Louisville Cardinals (24-7, 12-6)   SINGLE BYES  #5 Duke Blue Devils (23-8, 11-7)  #6 … Continue reading 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament

2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Busting Brackets (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   DOUBLE BYES  #1 Dayton Flyers (24-6, 15-3)  #2 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (24-7, 14-4)  #3 Richmond Spiders (19-11, 13-5)  #4 Rhode Island Rams (21-9, 13-5)   SINGLE BYES  #5 St. Bonaventure Bonnies (19-11, 11-7)  #6 George Washington Colonials (18-13, … Continue reading 2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament

2017 American Athletic Conference Tournament

Photo Credit: Busting Brackets (featured image), CBS Sports (team logo) NOTE: Seed numbers as well as overall records and conference records are included beside each team listed.   SINGLE BYES  #1 Southern Methodist Mustangs (27-4, 17-1)  #2 Cincinnati Bearcats (27-4, 16-2)  #3 Houston Cougars (21-9, 12-6)  #4 Central Florida Knights (20-10, 11-7) vs.  #5 Memphis Tigers (19-12, 9-9)   FIRST ROUND  #6 Connecticut Huskies (14-16, 9-9) vs.  #11 South Florida … Continue reading 2017 American Athletic Conference Tournament

March 5th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: The Spokesman-Review (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 5th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Top 15 Wooden Award Finalists

Photo Credit: The Ringer (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Saturday, March 4th, 2017, at 12:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Lonzo Ball, Guard, California-Los Angeles Bruins (27-3) Statistics: 30 games played, 34.8 minutes per game, 15.0 points per game, 6.3 rebounds per game, 7.6 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 1.9 steals per game, 55.7% field … Continue reading Top 15 Wooden Award Finalists

March 4th Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Sports Rants (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee … Continue reading March 4th Sweet 16 Bracketology

March 3rd Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: The Register-Guard (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries … Continue reading March 3rd Sweet 16 Bracketology

Jets Release Brandon Marshall

Photo Credit: USA Today The New York Jets have release wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Marshall, 32, has played in the NFL for 11 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he played in 15 games and caught 59 passes for 788 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns. Over his 11-year NFL career, Marshall has played in 167 games and caught 941 passes for 12,061 … Continue reading Jets Release Brandon Marshall

March 2nd Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Zimbio (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the committee tries to … Continue reading March 2nd Sweet 16 Bracketology

Josh Gordon To Apply for Reinstatement

Photo Credit: Dunk 360 Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon is applying for reinstatement into the NFL once again. He was suspended for the majority of the 2014 season as well as the entire 2015 and 2016 seasons for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon, 25, has played in the NFL for 3 seasons, all with the Browns. He is coming off of a … Continue reading Josh Gordon To Apply for Reinstatement

Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely with Left Knee Injury

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated Philadelphia 76ers’ center Joel Embiid is out indefinitely with a contusion and a minor meniscus tear in his left knee. He has missed the team’s last 14 games as well as 17 of their last 18. He underwent an MRI on his left knee on Monday and may very well be shut down for the rest of the season, just as … Continue reading Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely with Left Knee Injury

Top 10 Naismith Trophy Award Semifinalists

Photo Credit: Keeping It Heel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, at 12:00 PM EST; the list is sorted alphabetically.    Lonzo Ball, Guard, California-Los Angeles Bruins (26-3) Statistics: 29 games played, 35.0 minutes per game, 14.8 points per game, 6.2 rebounds per game, 7.6 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 1.9 steals per game, … Continue reading Top 10 Naismith Trophy Award Semifinalists

Kevin Durant To Miss At Least 4 Weeks with Left Leg Injury

Photo Credit: Bullets Forever Golden State Warriors’ small forward Kevin Durant will miss at least four weeks of NBA action with a sprained left MCL and a bone bruise on his left leg. He suffered the injuries when he hyperextended his left knee as result of Washington Wizards’ center Marcin Gortat pushing Warriors’ center Zaza Pachulia, who fell on Durant’s left leg in Tuesday night’s 112-108 loss … Continue reading Kevin Durant To Miss At Least 4 Weeks with Left Leg Injury

Barnes To Sign with Warriors

Photo Credit: ATB News The Golden State Warriors are now expected to sign small forward Matt Barnes as a opposed to point guard Jose Calderon, which was previously reported HERE. This has come about as a result of Warriors’ superstar small forward Kevin Durant’s left leg injury suffered in Tuesday night’s loss against the Washington Wizards, which you can read about HERE. Barnes, 36, has been in the … Continue reading Barnes To Sign with Warriors

Cole To Sign with Thunder

Photo Credit: Pelican Debrief The Oklahoma City Thunder are expected to sign point guard Norris Cole. Cole, 28, has been in the NBA for 5 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 45 games and averaged 26.6 minutes per game, 10.6 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 3.7 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and 0.8 steals per … Continue reading Cole To Sign with Thunder

March 1st Sweet 16 Bracketology

Photo Credit: Rock Chalk Talk (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) This is a current top 4 seed (16-team) bracket selection based on the following criteria, as explained below. According to Wikipedia, “Teams are spread out according to conference. The first three teams selected from each conference must be placed in different regions. When a conference has more than three teams in the tournament, the … Continue reading March 1st Sweet 16 Bracketology

Adrian Peterson To Become Free Agent

Photo Credit: Alchetron The Minnesota Vikings have declined to pick running back Adrian Peterson’s option. Peterson will now become a free agent. Peterson, 31, has played in the NFL for 10 seasons, all with the Vikings. Over his 10-year NFL career, Peterson has played in 123 games and carried the ball 2,418 times for 11,747 rushing yards (4.9 average rushing yards per carry) and 97 rushing touchdowns. He has also caught 241 passes … Continue reading Adrian Peterson To Become Free Agent

Chiefs, Berry Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: YouTube The Kansas City Chiefs and safety Eric Berry have reached a 6-year, $78 million contract extension agreement, making Berry the highest paid safety in the NFL. Berry, 28, has been in the NFL for 7 seasons, all with the Chiefs. This past season, he played in 16 games and recorded 77 tackles, 1 forced fumble, 4 interceptions, 2 defensive touchdowns, 9 passes defensed, and 3 stuffs. … Continue reading Chiefs, Berry Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Jets Release Darrelle Revis

Photo Credit: WEEI The New York Jets have released cornerback Darrelle Revis. Revis was allegedly involved in an altercation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a couple of weeks ago. 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 … Continue reading Jets Release Darrelle Revis

2017 NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Champion Predictions

Photo Credit: Autzen Zoo (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)   America East Conference  Vermont Catamounts   American Athletic Conference  Southern Methodist Mustangs   Atlantic 10 Conference  Dayton Flyers   Atlantic Coast Conference  North Carolina Tar Heels   Atlantic Sun Conference  Florida Gulf Coast Eagles   Big 12 Conference  Kansas Jayhawks   Big East Conference  Villanova Wildcats   Big Sky Conference  Eastern Washington Eagles   Big … Continue reading 2017 NCAA Basketball Conference Tournament Champion Predictions