Early 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Wikipedia (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   2017 MLB Playoff Predictions   NATIONAL LEAGUE  Washington Nationals, NL East Champion  Los Angeles Dodgers, NL West Champion  Chicago Cubs, NL Central Champion  Colorado Rockies, NL West (Wild Card #1)  Arizona Diamondbacks, NL West (Wild Card #2)     National League Wild Card Game  #5 Arizona Diamondbacks @  #4 Colorado Rockies  Series:  Rockies win, 1-0 (best of 1 series)   … Continue reading Early 2017 MLB Playoff Predictions

May 31st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (37-16)  Los Angeles Dodgers (33-20)  Washington Nationals (32-19)  New York Yankees (30-19), +1  Colorado Rockies (33-21), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (32-22)  Cleveland Indians (27-23)  Boston Red Sox (28-23), +1  Baltimore Orioles (26-24), -1  Minnesota Twins (26-22)  Tampa Bay Rays (28-27)  Milwaukee Brewers (27-25)  Toronto Blue Jays (25-27), +3  Texas Rangers (26-27), +4  Los Angeles Angels (27-28), +4 … Continue reading May 31st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (36-16)  Los Angeles Dodgers (32-20), +2  Washington Nationals (31-19), +2  Colorado Rockies (33-20), -2  New York Yankees (29-19), -2  Arizona Diamondbacks (31-22)  Cleveland Indians (26-23), +2  Baltimore Orioles (26-23), +5  Boston Red Sox (27-23), -2  Minnesota Twins (26-21), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (28-26), +3  Milwaukee Brewers (27-24), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (24-24), -2  Chicago Cubs (25-25), … Continue reading May 30th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (35-16)  Colorado Rockies (33-19), +1  New York Yankees (29-18), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (31-20), +1  Washington Nationals (30-19), -3  Arizona Diamondbacks (31-21)  Boston Red Sox (27-22)  Minnesota Twins (26-20)  Cleveland Indians (25-23), +3  Milwaukee Brewers (27-23), +3  St. Louis Cardinals (24-23), -2  Chicago Cubs (25-24), -2  Baltimore Orioles (25-23), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (27-26), +1  Texas … Continue reading May 29th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (34-16)  Washington Nationals (30-18), +1  Colorado Rockies (32-19), -1  New York Yankees (28-18), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (30-20), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (31-20), -2  Boston Red Sox (27-21)  Minnesota Twins (26-19)  St. Louis Cardinals (24-22), +3  Chicago Cubs (25-23), -1  Baltimore Orioles (25-22), -1  Cleveland Indians (24-23), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (26-23)  Los Angeles Angels (26-26), +1  Tampa … Continue reading May 28th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (33-16)  Colorado Rockies (32-18)  Washington Nationals (29-18)  Arizona Diamondbacks (31-19), +1  New York Yankees (27-18), -1  Los Angeles Dodgers (29-20), +1  Boston Red Sox (26-21), +2  Minnesota Twins (25-19), -2  Chicago Cubs (25-22), -1  Baltimore Orioles (25-21)  Cleveland Indians (24-22)  St. Louis Cardinals (23-22)  Milwaukee Brewers (25-23)  Tampa Bay Rays (26-25)  Los Angeles Angels (25-26)  Texas … Continue reading May 27th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (32-16), +1  Colorado Rockies (31-18), -1  Washington Nationals (28-18)  New York Yankees (27-17)  Arizona Diamondbacks (30-19)  Minnesota Twins (25-18)  Los Angeles Dodgers (28-20)  Chicago Cubs (25-21), +1  Boston Red Sox (25-21), +1  Baltimore Orioles (25-20), +1  Cleveland Indians (24-21), +1  St. Louis Cardinals (23-21), -4  Milwaukee Brewers (25-22)  Tampa Bay Rays (25-25), +3  Los Angeles Angels … Continue reading May 26th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: WallpaperSafari (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Colorado Rockies (31-17), +1  Houston Astros (31-16), -1  Washington Nationals (28-17)  New York Yankees (27-17)  Arizona Diamondbacks (29-19), +1  Minnesota Twins (25-18), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (27-20), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (23-20), +2  Chicago Cubs (24-21), +3  Boston Red Sox (24-21), +3  Baltimore Orioles (25-20), -3  Cleveland Indians (24-21), -3  Milwaukee Brewers (25-21), -2  Los Angeles Angels (25-24) … Continue reading May 25th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Kyle Lowry looks destined to play for the…

Photo Credit: Raptors Rapture With the Toronto Raptors having just been swept out of the NBA playoffs by the Cleveland Cavaliers, point guard Kyle Lowry, 31, made it known that he will be opting out of his contract to become a free agent this summer. What does this mean for his future in the NBA? Shortly after the announcement, Lowry made his free agency goal quite clear. “A … Continue reading Kyle Lowry looks destined to play for the…

Should the College Football Playoff expand to 8 teams?

Photo Credit: Breitbart A topic of discussion every year is whether the College Football Playoff should remain in its current format, which features four teams, or move to a larger format, perhaps featuring eight teams. Should the change be made? Here are the pros and cons of changing the current CFP format to feature eight teams as opposed to four. Pros Every season it seems … Continue reading Should the College Football Playoff expand to 8 teams?

Early College Football Playoff outlook: Which teams have the best chance?

Photo Credit: Los Angeles Times With just over three months to go until the start of college football season, it’s time to look at and try to dissect which teams have the best chance at slotting into one of the four College Football Playoff spots for the 2017 season. The records shown are the records each team had last season. Teams are not listed in any … Continue reading Early College Football Playoff outlook: Which teams have the best chance?

How likely is 16-0 for the Warriors?

Photo Credit: SB Nation No team in NBA history has ever won the NBA championship after going through the entire NBA playoffs without losing a single playoff game. But the Golden State Warriors enter this season’s NBA Finals matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 12-0 playoff recordhaving swept the Portland Trail Blazers, the Utah Jazz, and the San Antonio Spurs up to this point in time. … Continue reading How likely is 16-0 for the Warriors?

May 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (31-15)  Colorado Rockies (30-17)  Washington Nationals (27-17), +1  New York Yankees (26-17), -1  Los Angeles Dodgers (27-19)  Arizona Diamondbacks (28-19)  Minnesota Twins (24-18), +4  Baltimore Orioles (25-19), -1  Cleveland Indians (24-20), +1  St. Louis Cardinals (22-20), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (25-20), -2  Chicago Cubs (23-21)  Boston Red Sox (23-21), +1  Los Angeles Angels (25-23), +1  Texas Rangers (24-22), … Continue reading May 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

The NBA is boring, you say?

Photo Credit: The Mercury News For the third consecutive season, the Golden State Warriors of the Western Conference will match up against the Cleveland Cavaliers of the Eastern Conference to decide who the NBA champion will be. But fans across the world complained all season long about how boring the NBA was and how predictable the outcome would be. Here’s why, despite the fact that … Continue reading The NBA is boring, you say?

Will any upperclassmen go Top 10 in the NBA Draft?

Photo Credit: The Seattle Times The 2017 NBA Draft is scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 22, 2017, making it less that one month away. With the draft order set thanks to the recent draft lottery, which player will each team in the top 10 select and why? Will any teams in the top 10 take a player who is NOT a freshman? 1. Boston Celtics … Continue reading Will any upperclassmen go Top 10 in the NBA Draft?

May 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (30-15)  Colorado Rockies (29-17)  New York Yankees (26-16)  Washington Nationals (26-17)  Los Angeles Dodgers (26-19), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (27-19), +3  Baltimore Orioles (25-18), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (22-19)  Milwaukee Brewers (25-19), +1  Cleveland Indians (23-20), -3  Minnesota Twins (23-18), +3  Chicago Cubs (22-21), -1  Texas Rangers (24-21), -1  Boston Red Sox (22-21), -1  Los Angeles Angels (24-23) … Continue reading May 23rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (29-15)  Colorado Rockies (28-17), +1  New York Yankees (25-16), +1  Washington Nationals (26-17), +1  Baltimore Orioles (25-17), -3  Los Angeles Dodgers (26-19), +1  Cleveland Indians (23-19), +2  St. Louis Cardinals (22-19), +2  Arizona Diamondbacks (26-19), -3  Milwaukee Brewers (25-19), -2  Chicago Cubs (22-20), +1  Texas Rangers (24-21), +1  Boston Red Sox (22-21), +3  Minnesota Twins (22-18), -3 … Continue reading May 22nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (29-14)  Baltimore Orioles (25-16), +3  Colorado Rockies (27-17), -1  New York Yankees (24-16), -1  Washington Nationals (25-17), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (26-18), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (25-19), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (25-18)  Cleveland Indians (22-19)  St. Louis Cardinals (21-19)  Minnesota Twins (21-17), +1  Chicago Cubs (21-20), +1  Texas Rangers (23-21), -2  Tampa Bay Rays (23-22), +1  Detroit Tigers (21-20), … Continue reading May 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (29-13)  Colorado Rockies (27-16), +2  New York Yankees (24-15), -1  Washington Nationals (25-16), -1  Baltimore Orioles (24-16)  Los Angeles Dodgers (25-18)  Arizona Diamondbacks (25-18), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (25-18), +1  Cleveland Indians (21-19), +2  St. Louis Cardinals (21-18), -3  Texas Rangers (23-20), +2  Minnesota Twins (21-17), +3  Chicago Cubs (21-20), -3  Boston Red Sox (21-20), -2  Tampa Bay … Continue reading May 20th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 19th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (29-12)  New York Yankees (24-14)  Washington Nationals (25-15)  Colorado Rockies (26-16)  Baltimore Orioles (23-16)  Los Angeles Dodgers (24-18), +1  St. Louis Cardinals (21-17), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (24-18), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (24-18), +1  Chicago Cubs (21-19), +1  Cleveland Indians (20-19), +1  Boston Red Sox (21-19), -6  Texas Rangers (22-20), +1  Detroit Tigers (20-19), +2  Minnesota Twins (20-17), -2 … Continue reading May 19th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (29-12)  New York Yankees (24-13), +1  Washington Nationals (25-14), -1  Colorado Rockies (25-15)  Baltimore Orioles (23-15)  Boston Red Sox (21-18), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (23-18), +2  St. Louis Cardinals (21-17), -2  Arizona Diamondbacks (24-18), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (23-18), +1  Chicago Cubs (20-19), +1  Cleveland Indians (20-19), -4  Minnesota Twins (19-16)  Texas Rangers (21-20)  Los Angeles Angels (22-21) … Continue reading May 18th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

2017 NBA Draft Lottery Results

Photo Credit: NBA (featured image), ESPN (team logos)    Brooklyn Nets (20-62) — pick belongs to  Boston Celtics (53-29)  Los Angeles Lakers (26-56)  Sacramento Kings (32-50) — pick belongs to  Philadelphia 76ers (28-54)  Phoenix Suns (24-58)  Philadelphia 76ers (28-54) — pick belongs to  Sacramento Kings (32-50)  Orlando Magic (29-53)  Minnesota Timberwolves (31-51)  New York Knicks (31-51)  Dallas Mavericks (33-49)  New Orleans Pelicans (34-48) — pick belongs to  Sacramento Kings (32-50) … Continue reading 2017 NBA Draft Lottery Results

Which Team Will Suffer Most from NBA Draft Declarations?

Photo Credit: The Slipper Still Fits As usual, changes from year to year in college basketball are inevitable. Seniors graduate, high school seniors begin their college careers, and many underclassmen declare for the NBA draft. Which team will suffer the most this upcoming season as a result of NBA draft declarations in particular? Teams like Kentucky and Duke lose a lot of underclassmen each year, but … Continue reading Which Team Will Suffer Most from NBA Draft Declarations?

Five things to know before Cavaliers-Warriors Part III

Photo Credit: International Business Times While the official NBA Finals matchup is not yet set in stone, many NBA fans have already drawn the conclusion that the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be battling for the NBA championship for the third consecutive season.  Here are some key things to know well beforehand so that you are prepared when this matchup is, in … Continue reading Five things to know before Cavaliers-Warriors Part III

May 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (28-12)  Washington Nationals (25-13)  New York Yankees (23-13)  Colorado Rockies (25-15), +1  Baltimore Orioles (23-14), +1  St. Louis Cardinals (21-16), -2  Boston Red Sox (20-18), +3  Cleveland Indians (20-18), -1  Los Angeles Dodgers (22-18), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (23-18), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (22-18), +1  Chicago Cubs (19-19), +1  Minnesota Twins (19-16), -4  Texas Rangers (20-20)  Los Angeles Angels … Continue reading May 17th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Casino (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS  #1 Boston Celtics vs. #2 Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction:  Cavaliers in 6 games       WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS  #1 Golden State Warriors vs.  #2 San Antonio Spurs Prediction:  Warriors in 6 games       2017 NBA FINALS  #1 Golden State Warriors vs.  #2 Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction:  Warriors in 5 games       2017 NBA CHAMPIONS … Continue reading Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

2017 NBA Draft Lottery Odds

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), ESPN (team logos) With the NBA Draft lottery and NBA draft coming up, here are the odds for each of the 14 lottery teams to land at each position in the top 14. This Year’s Seeding: Note that there are scenarios in which other teams can receive some of these picks depending on where teams land.  Brooklyn Nets (20-62) — pick … Continue reading 2017 NBA Draft Lottery Odds

May 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (27-12)  Washington Nationals (24-13)  New York Yankees (22-13)  St. Louis Cardinals (21-15)  Colorado Rockies (24-15)  Baltimore Orioles (22-14)  Cleveland Indians (20-17), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (22-17), -1  Minnesota Twins (19-15)  Boston Red Sox (19-18)  Arizona Diamondbacks (22-18), +2  Milwaukee Brewers (21-18), -1  Chicago Cubs (18-19), -1  Texas Rangers (19-20)  Detroit Tigers (18-18)  Cincinnati Reds (19-18)  Los Angeles … Continue reading May 16th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (26-12)  Washington Nationals (24-13)  New York Yankees (22-13)  St. Louis Cardinals (21-15), +2  Colorado Rockies (24-15), +2  Baltimore Orioles (22-14), -2  Los Angeles Dodgers (22-16), -2  Cleveland Indians (19-17), +3  Minnesota Twins (19-15), -1  Boston Red Sox (19-18), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (21-17), +2  Chicago Cubs (18-19), -2  Arizona Diamondbacks (21-18), -1  Texas Rangers (19-20), +2  Detroit Tigers … Continue reading May 15th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 14th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (25-11)  Washington Nationals (23-12)  New York Yankees (21-12)  Baltimore Orioles (22-13)  Los Angeles Dodgers (22-15), +1  St. Louis Cardinals (20-15), +1  Colorado Rockies (23-15), -2  Minnesota Twins (19-14), +2  Boston Red Sox (19-17), +3  Chicago Cubs (18-18), -2  Cleveland Indians (18-17), -2  Arizona Diamondbacks (21-17), -1  Milwaukee Brewers (20-17)  Detroit Tigers (18-17), +1  Cincinnati Reds (19-17), -1 … Continue reading May 14th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 13th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (25-11)  Washington Nationals (22-12)  New York Yankees (21-12)  Baltimore Orioles (22-12)  Colorado Rockies (23-14)  Los Angeles Dodgers (21-15), +2  St. Louis Cardinals (19-15), -1  Chicago Cubs (18-17), +1  Cleveland Indians (18-16), -2  Minnesota Twins (18-14), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (21-16), +1  Boston Red Sox (18-17), -2  Milwaukee Brewers (19-17), +4  Cincinnati Reds (19-16), -1  Detroit Tigers (17-17), -1 … Continue reading May 13th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 12th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (24-11)  Washington Nationals (22-12), +1  New York Yankees (21-11), -1  Baltimore Orioles (22-11)  Colorado Rockies (23-13)  St. Louis Cardinals (19-14), +1  Cleveland Indians (18-15), +1  Los Angeles Dodgers (20-15), -2  Chicago Cubs (17-17)  Boston Red Sox (18-16)  Minnesota Twins (17-14), +2  Arizona Diamondbacks (20-16), +2  Cincinnati Reds (19-15), +2  Detroit Tigers (17-16), +2  New York Mets (16-17), … Continue reading May 12th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Updated 2017 NHL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Ottawa Citizen (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)   EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS  (M2) Pittsburgh Penguins vs.  (A2) Ottawa Senators Prediction:  Senators in 7 games       WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS  (WC2) Nashville Predators vs.  (P1) Anaheim Ducks Prediction:  Predators in 6 games       2017 STANLEY CUP FINALS (A2) Ottawa Senators vs.  (WC2) Nashville Predators Prediction:  Predators in 6 games     … Continue reading Updated 2017 NHL Playoff Predictions

NHL Conference Final Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo) NOTE: This list includes each team’s regular season record, regular season points, and postseason record.  Nashville Predators (41-29-12, 94 points, 8-1), +7  Pittsburgh Penguins (50-21-11, 111 points, 8-4)  Anaheim Ducks (46-23-13, 105 points, 8-3)  Ottawa Senators (44-28-10, 98 points, 8-4), +3   Biggest Improver  Nashville Predators (+7)   -Asher Fair Continue reading NHL Conference Final Team Power Rankings

May 11th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (23-11)  New York Yankees (21-10)  Washington Nationals (22-12), +1  Baltimore Orioles (22-11), -1  Colorado Rockies (22-13)  Los Angeles Dodgers (20-14)  St. Louis Cardinals (19-14)  Cleveland Indians (18-15)  Chicago Cubs (17-17)  Boston Red Sox (17-16)  Seattle Mariners (17-17), +2  Milwaukee Brewers (18-16), +3  Minnesota Twins (16-14), +3  Arizona Diamondbacks (19-16), +3  Cincinnati Reds (18-15), -3  Detroit Tigers (16-16), … Continue reading May 11th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Way-Too-Early Top 5 Heisman Trophy candidates for 2017

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated There are two primary goals that top-tier college football players enter the season with. Number one is, obviously, to win the College Football Playoff national championship game. Number two is to win the Heisman Trophy award. Who are the way-too-early favorites to rock this year’s race? With still roughly four months to go until the start of the season, these rankings … Continue reading Way-Too-Early Top 5 Heisman Trophy candidates for 2017

May 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (22-11), +1  New York Yankees (21-10), -1  Baltimore Orioles (22-10)  Washington Nationals (21-12)  Colorado Rockies (21-13)  Los Angeles Dodgers (19-14)  St. Louis Cardinals (18-14)  Cleveland Indians (18-14), +1  Chicago Cubs (17-16), +1  Boston Red Sox (17-15), -2  Detroit Tigers (16-15), +3  Cincinnati Reds (18-15)  Seattle Mariners (16-17)  New York Mets (16-16), +1  Milwaukee Brewers (17-16), +1  Minnesota … Continue reading May 10th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Like it or not, LaVar Ball is winning

Photo Credit: USA Today If you haven’t heard the name LaVar Ball by now, you’re one of three things. You simply do not care about sports (in which case you would not be reading this article). You have been living under a rock for the past few months (in which case you would not have survived). You were literally born yesterday (in which case you … Continue reading Like it or not, LaVar Ball is winning

May 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: Pinterest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New York Yankees (21-9)  Houston Astros (21-11), +1  Baltimore Orioles (21-10), +1  Washington Nationals (21-11), -2  Colorado Rockies (20-12)  Los Angeles Dodgers (18-14)  St. Louis Cardinals (17-14), +1  Boston Red Sox (17-14), +1  Cleveland Indians (17-14), -2  Chicago Cubs (16-15)  Arizona Diamondbacks (18-15), +1  Cincinnati Reds (17-15), -1  Seattle Mariners (15-17)  Detroit Tigers (15-15)  New York Mets (15-16)  Milwaukee Brewers … Continue reading May 9th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Ryan Zimmerman is absolutely obliterating the MLB

Photo Credit: Federal Baseball Up until five years ago, no MLB player had won the Batting Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967. It was in the year 2012 when Miguel Cabrera put an end to the 45-year Triple Crown drought by leading the American League in batting average (.330), home runs (44), and runs batted in (139). But looking more closely at the Triple Crown trend, one … Continue reading Ryan Zimmerman is absolutely obliterating the MLB

Don’t look now, but the Yankees are back

Photo Credit: FiveThirtyEight Seven consecutive seasons without a championship win isn’t many in a 30-team league. But in the Bronx, greatness is expected. Championships are expected to be won. Since winning their MLB-record 27th World Series in 2009, over twice as many as the next best team, the New York Yankees have underachieved and fallen short of that expected greatness. Now, eight years later, that greatness … Continue reading Don’t look now, but the Yankees are back

This year’s NBA MVP race is what the league needed

Photo Credit: FanRag Sports The 2017 NBA Playoffs are well underway. While the primary focus has turned to which NBA team will rise above the rest and win this year’s championship, there is a whole other battle to be fought over which player is deserving to be crowned the league’s Most Valuable Player. The two frontrunners two win the award have stuffed the stat sheets … Continue reading This year’s NBA MVP race is what the league needed

May 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: Pinterest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New York Yankees (20-9), +1  Washington Nationals (21-10), -1  Houston Astros (21-11)  Baltimore Orioles (20-10)  Colorado Rockies (20-12)  Los Angeles Dodgers (17-14)  Cleveland Indians (17-13)  St. Louis Cardinals (16-14)  Boston Red Sox (17-14)  Chicago Cubs (16-15)  Cincinnati Reds (17-14), +2  Arizona Diamondbacks (18-15), -1  Seattle Mariners (15-17), +7  Detroit Tigers (15-15), -2  New York Mets (14-16), -1  Milwaukee Brewers … Continue reading May 8th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Washington Nationals (21-9)  New York Yankees (19-9), +1  Houston Astros (20-11), -1  Baltimore Orioles (19-10)  Colorado Rockies (19-12)  Los Angeles Dodgers (17-14), +2  Cleveland Indians (16-13), +2  St. Louis Cardinals (15-14), +2  Boston Red Sox (16-14), +2  Chicago Cubs (16-14), -4  Arizona Diamondbacks (18-14), -4  Detroit Tigers (15-14)  Cincinnati Reds (16-14), +2  New York Mets (14-15), +2  Tampa Bay … Continue reading May 7th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 6th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Washington Nationals (20-9)  Houston Astros (20-10)  New York Yankees (18-9)  Baltimore Orioles (18-10), +1  Colorado Rockies (18-12), -1  Chicago Cubs (16-13)  Arizona Diamondbacks (18-13), +3  Los Angeles Dodgers (16-14), +1  Cleveland Indians (15-13), -2  St. Louis Cardinals (14-14), +1  Boston Red Sox (15-14), -3  Detroit Tigers (15-13)  Minnesota Twins (15-12), +3  Chicago White Sox (15-13), -1  Cincinnati Reds (15-14), … Continue reading May 6th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 5th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Washington Nationals (19-9), +1  Houston Astros (19-10), -1  New York Yankees (17-9)  Colorado Rockies (18-11)  Baltimore Orioles (17-10)  Chicago Cubs (16-12), +1  Cleveland Indians (15-12), +1  Boston Red Sox (15-13), -2  Los Angeles Dodgers (15-14), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (17-13), -1  St. Louis Cardinals (13-14)  Detroit Tigers (14-13)  Chicago White Sox (15-12), +1  Tampa Bay Rays (15-15), +3  Milwaukee Brewers … Continue reading May 5th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 4th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (19-9)  Washington Nationals (18-9)  New York Yankees (17-9)  Colorado Rockies (17-11), +2  Baltimore Orioles (16-10), -1  Boston Red Sox (15-12), +1  Chicago Cubs (15-12), +1  Cleveland Indians (15-12), +1  Arizona Diamondbacks (17-12), -4  Los Angeles Dodgers (15-14)  St. Louis Cardinals (13-13)  Detroit Tigers (14-13)  Minnesota Twins (14-11), +3  Chicago White Sox (14-12), -1  Los Angeles Angels (15-14), … Continue reading May 4th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

May 3rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: ClipartFest (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Houston Astros (18-9), +1  Washington Nationals (17-9), -1  New York Yankees (16-9), +2  Baltimore Orioles (16-9), -1  Arizona Diamondbacks (17-11), +2  Colorado Rockies (16-11), -2  Boston Red Sox (14-12), +1  Chicago Cubs (14-12), +1  Cleveland Indians (14-12), -3  Los Angeles Dodgers (15-13)  St. Louis Cardinals (13-13)  Detroit Tigers (14-12)  Chicago White Sox (14-11)  Los Angeles Angels (15-13)  Tampa Bay Rays … Continue reading May 3rd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Broncos, Charles Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Denver Broncos and running back Jamaal Charles have reached a 1-year, $900 thousand contract agreement that can be worth up to $3.75 million with incentives. Charles, 30, has played in the NFL for 9 seasons, all with the Kansas City 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 … Continue reading Broncos, Charles Reach Contract Agreement

May 2nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Washington Nationals (17-8)  Houston Astros (17-9)  Baltimore Orioles (16-8), +1  Colorado Rockies (16-10), +2  New York Yankees (15-9)  Cleveland Indians (14-11), -3  Arizona Diamondbacks (16-11), +3  Boston Red Sox (13-12), -1  Chicago Cubs (13-12), -1  Los Angeles Dodgers (14-13), -1  St. Louis Cardinals (12-13)  Detroit Tigers (13-12), +3  Chicago White Sox (13-11), -1  Los Angeles Angels (14-13), -1  Milwaukee … Continue reading May 2nd MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Casino (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS  #1 Boston Celtics vs.  #4 Washington Wizards Prediction:  Wizards in 7 games   #2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. #3 Toronto Raptors Prediction:  Cavaliers in 6 games     FINALS #2 Cleveland Cavaliers vs.  #4 Washington Wizards Prediction:  Cavaliers in 6 games       WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS  #1 Golden State Warriors vs.  #5 Utah Jazz Prediction: … Continue reading Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Predictions

Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Bracket

Photo Credit: WIUX (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   EASTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Boston Celtics (57-31) vs.  #4 Washington Wizards (53-35)  #2 Cleveland Cavaliers (55-31) vs.  #3 Toronto Raptors (55-33)      WESTERN CONFERENCE  #1 Golden State Warriors (71-15) vs.  #5 Utah Jazz (55-34)  #2 San Antonio Spurs (65-23) vs.  #3 Houston Rockets (59-28)     -Asher Fair Continue reading Updated 2017 NBA Playoff Bracket

May 1st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: fullhdpictures.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Washington Nationals (17-8)  Houston Astros (16-9), +1  Cleveland Indians (14-10), +3  Baltimore Orioles (15-8), +3  New York Yankees (15-8), -3  Colorado Rockies (16-10), -2  Boston Red Sox (13-11), +2  Chicago Cubs (13-11), -3  Los Angeles Dodgers (14-12), +2  Arizona Diamondbacks (16-11), +2  St. Louis Cardinals (12-12), -3  Chicago White Sox (13-10), -2  Los Angeles Angels (14-13), +2  Miami Marlins … Continue reading May 1st MLB Power Rankings & Trends