Photo Credit: http://www.denverbroncos.com In the NFL, no job is safe, however the quarterback situation across the league was a bit of a strong point for job stability. Outside of the usual offenders, (the Cleveland Browns, the New York Jets, the Buffalo Bills, etc.) second tier quarterbacks were maintaining starting jobs easily. Players like Ryan Tannehill of the Miami Dolphins have sound starting jobs despite being … Continue reading Uncertainty at the Quarterback Position (Part 1: Denver Broncos)
Photo Credit: LA Times Once again, the United States dominated the Olympics. They lead in both golds and total medals, almost doubling the second highest country in both categories. Although big stories like Michael Phelps and the United States basketball team dominated media attention, the real reason for the United States dominance may lie in the country’s treatment of women. Women led the way in both gold … Continue reading U.S. Women in the Olympics
Photo Credit: Sports World Report The Steelers’ backup quarterback had an abysmal showing versus the Eagles during the second week of the preseason, throwing four interceptions in his only half of play. The Oklahoma alum earned a few starts in Ben Roethlisberger’s absence last season after official back up Bruce Gradkowski injured his hamstring and Mike Vick was benched do to poor play quality. Jones … Continue reading Landry Jones’ Subpar Performance Puts Steelers in an Uncomfortable Position
Photo Credit: charlotteobserver.com How much is an MVP worth? That’s the question Cam Newton is probably asking himself this week. In an anonymous ABC News poll, he was voted a second tier quarterback behind the likes of Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and Ben Roethlisberger. Some analysts were baffled by these results, considering the fact that Newton was voted as the NFL MVP last season. SportsNation’s Marcellus … Continue reading How Much is an MVP Worth?
Photo Credit: newsbake.com After the news was broken about the 4-game suspension of Pittsburgh Steelers’ star running back Le’Veon Bell, the general consensus was pessimistic on his chances of winning the appeal. This would’ve been Bell’s second drug-related suspension in as many years, and concerns about his off the field issues were growing. However, as time has passed, the Steelers’ organization has shown faith in their player and his work and … Continue reading Tides Turn in Le’Veon Bell Suspension Appeal
Photo Credit: dailymail.co.uk After another convincing victory for Team USA’s basketball team, this one coming against Team China, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to remember times when the team wasn’t this dominant. Of their 17 appearances in the Olympics, they have won 14 gold medals, 1 silver medal, and 2 bronze medals. Despite some great stories coming from this organization like the Jordan lead “Dream … Continue reading Darker Memories for Team USA
Photo Credit: sportsonearth.com Since he took the helm of an offense known as “The Greatest Show on Turf”, Kurt Warner has been somewhat of an anomaly. In his very first season as a full-time starter for the St. Louis Rams, he broke the record for the best quarterback rating in league history (109.2), won the league MVP award, lead the league’s best offense to a … Continue reading Is Kurt Warner a Hall of Fame Quarterback?
Photo Credit: Atlanta Falcons Devin Hester, the former Chicago Bears’ and Atlanta Falcons’ wide receiver/special teams returner, has been released by the Falcons. Widely regarded as the best kick returner in NFL history, he has 20 career returns for touchdowns. To put that number in perspective, Hester has only recorded 16 receiving touchdowns throughout his entire career. Hester, who currently holds the record for the most non-offensive … Continue reading Devin Hester Released by Falcons
Photo Credit: streetsonpoint.com With Steelers’ star running back LeVeon Bell facing his 2nd drug related suspension in 2 seasons, comparisons can be drawn between him and recently reinstated Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon. Gordon has become notorious around the league as the epitome of wasted talent. After posting a league-leading 1,646 receiving yards in the 2013 season, he was suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse … Continue reading Comparing the Situations of LeVeon Bell and Josh Gordon
Photo Credit: dwyanewadelegacy.sportsblog.com The Miami Heat appeared to have one of the best situations going into the 2016 offseason. They had a rejuvenated shooting guard in Dwyane Wade, an up and coming defensive center in Hassan Whiteside, and promising young players in small forward Justise Winslow and shooting guard Josh Richardson, not to mention the team nearly made the Eastern Conference Finals without their starting power … Continue reading The Heat’s Offseason Dilemma
Photo Credit: Sporting News Most basketball fans know the name Draymond Green. The power forward/center has drawn a lot of attention this season playing for the record-setting 73-9 Golden State Warriors team. Whether you love him or hate him, he is one of the best players in the NBA. One of the most well-known things about him is not his game, however. He is more … Continue reading Draymond Green Arrest Update and Analysis
Photo Credit: hockeysfuture.com Quinnipiac, 4, RIT, 0 Mass-Lowell, 3, Yale, 2 Minn-Duluth, 2, Providence, 1 Boston College, 4, Harvard, 1 North Dakota, 6, Northeastern, 2 Michigan, 3, Notre Dame, 2 Ferris State, 5, St. Cloud State, 4 Denver, 7, Boston U., 2 Continue reading Round 1 NCAA Hockey Tournament Recap
Photo Credit: http://www.xcelenergycenter.com Eastern Regionals 1 Quinnipiac Bobcats (29-3-7) V.S. 4 R.I.T. Tigers (18-14-6) 2 Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks (24-9-5) V.S. 3 Yale Bulldogs (19-8-4) Northeastern Regionals 1 Providence Friars (27-6-4) V.S. 4 Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs (18-15-5) 2 Boston College Eagles (26-7-5) V.S. 3 Harvard Crimson (19-10-4) Midwestern Regionals 1 North Dakota Sioux (30-6-4) V.S. 4 Northeastern Huskies (22-13-5) 2 Michigan Wolverines (24-7-5) V.S. 3 … Continue reading NCAA Hockey 2016 Tournament Seedings
Photo credit: Foxnews.com One of the most talked about matches this year was between the UFC Featherweight Champion, Conor McGregor, and Welterweight veteran Nate Diaz, the main story being McGregor’s seemingly unstoppable string of wins, and the fact that he was moving up two weight classes to fight Diaz in the span of a few short months. This type of move was unheard of and … Continue reading Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz Rematch on the Horizon
Most NFL analysts have Jared Goff and Carson Wentz QB’s marked as the first two players to be picked in the draft at the position, but they tend to disagree on who is number one. That is to be expected when both Quarterbacks come from vastly different situations entering the draft. The most obvious difference of course is the fact that they come from … Continue reading Carson Wentz V.S. Jared Goff