Donald Trump’s inappropriate comments about 16-year-old girl EMERGE from 2012; impeachment now IMMINENT

He’s finally going down. More inappropriate comments made by President Donald Trump have emerged roughly one year after his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. These comments, however, have made impeachment imminent, as they are the first comments or actions of this magnitude to have substantial evidence to back them up. Trump made these comments several Facebook posts in 2012. He pulled … Continue reading Donald Trump’s inappropriate comments about 16-year-old girl EMERGE from 2012; impeachment now IMMINENT

For sports news and analysis, visit Sportskeeda

Photo Credit: Sportskeeda After I took on a new role as a contributor last February for FanSided’s Beyond the Flag, a website with a primary focus of motorsports, and was promoted to a new role as the site expert/editor last April, I stopped writing about racing on SportsPress. Shortly thereafter, I began looking for websites that I could write about all sports for, but not including … Continue reading For sports news and analysis, visit Sportskeeda

For motorsports news and analysis, visit Beyond the Flag

Photo Credit: Beyond the Flag Last February, I took on a new role as a contributor for FanSided’s Beyond the Flag, a website with a primary focus of motorsports. In April, I was promoted to a new role, my current role, as the site expert/editor. As a result, there have been no motorsports articles on SportsPress. However, here is a link to Beyond the Flag, where … Continue reading For motorsports news and analysis, visit Beyond the Flag

Aly Raisman is the role model today’s society needs

Photo Credit: Maxim A few months, weeks or even days ago, I may not have written this article. In fact, I probably would have never even imagined that a slight chance existed that I’d be writing this article. There comes a time when enough is enough. After watching the feminism movement over the years and seeing how it had inspired some individuals to totally abandon … Continue reading Aly Raisman is the role model today’s society needs

SportsPress Suspending Operations

Photo Credit: SportsPress After over one year of a successful delivery of tons of news, opinion and analysis-based articles from all kinds of different sports, SportsPress is suspending all operations. The one exception to this may be basic list power rankings for different sports depending on how things go elsewhere in my other writing roles and if that’s even allowed given those roles. I cannot … Continue reading SportsPress Suspending Operations

SportsPress Huge Change: Step One Done, What’s Next?

Photo Credit: SportsPress Announced a couple of months ago was the fact that SportsPress would no longer be providing any kind of motor racing content to its viewers. While this was not huge news, it was the first small step in a process that currently looks to be picking up speed, and one which we hope will be completed relatively soon. As you may have noticed, … Continue reading SportsPress Huge Change: Step One Done, What’s Next?

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

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

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

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

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

Should the White Sox Sign Matt Wieters?

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

Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

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

Phillip Lahm to Retire at the End of This Season

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

January Transfer Window Signings

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

What Should Define an MVP?

Photo Credit: Golden Gate Sports One of the most debated topics in sports, particularly football, baseball, and basketball, each season is what should define the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the MLB, the NBA, or the NFL. People have different interpretations of what the MVP award means and who it should go to based on that judgment. This article is meant to provide readers with what is the … Continue reading What Should Define an MVP?

Manchester United Advances to EFL Cup Final

Photo via: Givemesport.com Manchester United has advanced to the final round of the English Football League Cup and will play against Southampton. Despite losing by a score of 2-1 to Hull City on Thursday afternoon, ending their 17-game unbeaten streak, they advanced 3-2 on aggregate. Paul Pogba scored Manchester United’s only goal in the 66th minute to level the game. However, in the 85th minute, … Continue reading Manchester United Advances to EFL Cup Final

Cleveland To Host 2019 MLB All-Star Game

Photo Credit: ESPN Major League Baseball announced today that the city of Cleveland will host the 2019 All-Star game. This adds on to a list of events hosted in the city in an attempt to bring Cleveland back to the top of the American markets. Some of the most recent events include the NBA Finals, the World Series, and the Republican National Convention. The game … Continue reading Cleveland To Host 2019 MLB All-Star Game

Quintana Trade May Have To Wait Until July

Photo Credit: Write Sox The Chicago White Sox made huge changes this winter with the trading of All-Star pitcher Chris Sale and center fielder Adam Eaton. These changes made it apparent that the long-awaited rebuild is coming and many are expecting the White Sox to trade pitcher Jose Quintana as well. Talks between the White Sox and other organizations in baseball are ongoing. Reports have … Continue reading Quintana Trade May Have To Wait Until July

Hull City Midfielder Ryan Mason Fighting for His Life

Photo via: Bleacherreport.com After an ugly collision with Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, where the two Englishmen banged heads, and while Cahill came out alright, Ryan Mason was not so lucky. Mason suffered a fractured skull as well as internal brain bleeding, had to be carried off an a stretcher, and was administered oxygen. Cahill gave his condolences to Mason, and afterwards said this: “We smashed … Continue reading Hull City Midfielder Ryan Mason Fighting for His Life

Cavaliers? Check. Cubs? Check. Andretti?

Photo Credit: 99.9 KTDY The year of 2016 was a year in sports where notable “curses” were broken. Most notably, the Cleveland Cavaliers won their first NBA championship in franchise history and brought Cleveland its first major professional sports championship since 1964. Then, the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series title since 1908, ending a 108-year drought. One thing that did not end, however, was … Continue reading Cavaliers? Check. Cubs? Check. Andretti?

Lyon and Manchester United Agree on a Deal for Memphis Depay

Photo via: TheScore.com After a completely uneventful season for Memphis Depay this year, it seems like his talents will be going to France, where he will play for Olympique Lyonnais in the French Ligue 1. The transfer was confirmed Wednesday morning by Lyon club president, Jean-Michel Aulas. “I obtained from Manchester United the agreement in principle, which remains to be ironed out, but is on a … Continue reading Lyon and Manchester United Agree on a Deal for Memphis Depay

Manchester City Willing to Pay £100 Million for Lionel Messi

Photo via: Youtube User Messi Magic Amid the speculations of difficulties in contract talks between Lionel Messi and Barcelona, rumors have been spreading of him possibly moving to Manchester City. Messi, 29, has been rumored to various clubs before including Manchester City as well as Paris Saint Germain, Boca Juniors, and others. The Argentinian magician would see a record transfer fee, as well as record-breaking … Continue reading Manchester City Willing to Pay £100 Million for Lionel Messi

Confirmed: Morgan Schneiderlin Signs With Everton for £24 million

Photo via: Mirror.co.uk Everton has recently confirmed the transfer of Morgan Schneiderlin to their club. Schneiderlin, 27, was a young, promising prospect upon his arrival at Manchester United, but has fallen out of the order recently at Old Trafford following the arrival of midfielder Paul Pogba, and a new manager, Jose Mourinho, who doesn’t favor the Frenchman as much as his predecessor, Louis van Gaal. … Continue reading Confirmed: Morgan Schneiderlin Signs With Everton for £24 million

Transfer News, Stories, and Rumors

Photo via: thesun.co.uk Drogba Returning to France? News from the MLS this week as Didier Drogba claimed in an interview he would not rule out a Marseille return. Marseille, the French Ligue 1 side where Didier Drogba and other notable stars made names for themselves have not cast a bid for the 38-year-old yet, but Drogba is keen, and would like to go back as … Continue reading Transfer News, Stories, and Rumors

Sam Johnstone Heads to Aston Villa on Loan

Photo via: Skysports.com Manager Steve Bruce of Aston Villa has made his first signing this transfer window. Villa loaned in Sam Johnstone for the remainder of the season, and Johnstone will most likely see more minutes at the Villa Park. The youngster has capped for the England U-20’s, and is certainly a bright prospect, however he wont get the play time necessary to further develop himself … Continue reading Sam Johnstone Heads to Aston Villa on Loan

2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Voting Results

Photo Credit: SportsPress These awards were voted on by our writers. Each writer’s vote counted as an amount in accordance to their rank in terms of how many articles they have published on SportsPress. A total of eight writers voted. Each voter voted for three nominees from each category. The lowest ranking voter (8th place) in terms of number of articles written had his 1st place votes … Continue reading 2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Voting Results

Confirmed Transfers This Month

Photo via: Heavy.com Oscar The Brazilian’s move away from Chelsea came as a shock to most, when it was announced he would be moving away to Shanghai SIPG for a staggering £60 million. This news comes following multiple other athletes moving away to Chinese clubs for massive amounts of money, like his international teammate, Hulk. Joey Barton The highly controversial Englishman has since left Scottish side … Continue reading Confirmed Transfers This Month

Schneiderlin Asks to Leave Manchester United

Photo via: Skysports.com After arriving from Southampton in July of 2015, French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin saw a lot of action under Louis van Gaal’s reign, but with the recent managerial shift in Manchester, Schneiderlin has not seen one start under Mourinho, and he only recently actually made an appearance as a substitute in a match against Arsenal. Offers are arriving left and right for the … Continue reading Schneiderlin Asks to Leave Manchester United

Julian Green Transfers From Bayern to VfB Stuttgart

Photo via: foxsports.com Julian Green, the young, American rising star, who most notably made an appearance for the national team in the 2014 World Cup, and even scored a goal in the round of 16 match against Belgium, has transferred from Bayern to VfB Stuttgart. Despite Green’s success on the international stage, he continued to receive little to no minutes on Bayern Munich’s bench, and it … Continue reading Julian Green Transfers From Bayern to VfB Stuttgart

Should the Chicago Bears Draft a Quarterback?

Photo Credit: Keeping it Heel (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) As the Chicago Bears prepare for their game on Saturday against the Washington Redskins, they sit at 3-11 on the season and in last place in the NFC North division. The Bears have 18 players on Injured Reserve and 15 of them are starters on both sides of the ball. As the season comes to a … Continue reading Should the Chicago Bears Draft a Quarterback?

FIFA Uses New Instant Replay Technology in Club World Cup

Photo via: SI.com Most football fans never anticipated the day they would be seeing a penalty decided after the play. With the use of instant replay technologies, which are now being tested in football for the first time, officials can award penalties, review bookings, and more. While this technology is still in its infant years, or months for that matter, it still has proven useful, … Continue reading FIFA Uses New Instant Replay Technology in Club World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2016 Ballon d’Or Over Lionel Messi

Photo via: BBC.com The Portuguese forward ousted Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or, the most prestigious award in football. This marks the fourth time Ronaldo has won the award, and only trailing one behind Lionel Messi. Ronaldo has scored 19 goals this season, between both club and international play, as well as the 54 last season, for a total of 73 goals this year. For … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2016 Ballon d’Or Over Lionel Messi

Seattle Sounders Beat Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final

Photo via: @FourFourTwoUSA on Twitter The Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC in a stunning fashion, with a thriller in penalties, that came down to the last kick. After the game finished 0-0 through 120 minutes, despite quite a few chances from both sides, the teams had a hard-fought penalty shootout, however, Justin Morrow’s missed penalty in sudden death meant it was up to Román Torres … Continue reading Seattle Sounders Beat Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final

Chapacoense Officially Wins Copa Sudamericana

Photo via: Goal.com Following the team’s plane crash over Columbia last week, CONMEBOL, the South American Federation of Football, have awarded Chapacoense the title and prize money. Atletico Nacional, the team that Chapacoense was supposed to face in the Sudamericana final, originally made a statement saying they wished for the title to be awarded to the team. As the days went on, more and more teams … Continue reading Chapacoense Officially Wins Copa Sudamericana

Visit SportsPress Developmental!

Photo Credit: SportsPress Visit out new SportsPress Developmental site HERE! This new site is where some of our younger and less experiences writers are now writing to develop the skills needed to publish higher quality articles on SportsPress. It is also where all new writers will begin so that they can be examined in terms of their skills and writing abilities before making the jump to the … Continue reading Visit SportsPress Developmental!

Chapecoense Team Plane Crashes Over Colombia

Photo via: CNN.com Tragic news comes from the world of football (soccer) now as the Chapecoense team plane crashed late on Monday night, killing 77, with just 6 survivors, including 3 players, all of whom are in critical condition. This crash has devastated the clubs incredible run, a run made to be the ultimate Cinderella story with the team having been in Brazil’s bottom tier … Continue reading Chapecoense Team Plane Crashes Over Colombia

Indiana Hoosiers Beat Mississippi Valley State Devils

Photo Credit: IndyStar The #3 Indiana Hoosiers beat the unranked Mississippi Valley State Devils at the Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana. The final score of the game was 85–52. The Indiana Hoosiers’ leading scorer in the win was star small forward OG Anunoby, who scored 21 points, and shot 7 for 12 from the field. He also had eight rebounds, one assist, one block, and … Continue reading Indiana Hoosiers Beat Mississippi Valley State Devils

Fort Wayne Mastadons Shock the #3 Indiana Hoosiers

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The unranked Fort Wayne Mastodons shocked the #3 Indiana Hoosiers at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, last night. The Hoosiers had a rough game, as they did not have anyone on offense to get them going, nor anyone on defense to get stops for them. The game ended in overtime with the final score being 71-68. The leading scorer … Continue reading Fort Wayne Mastadons Shock the #3 Indiana Hoosiers

Bruce Arena Replaces Jurgen Klinsmann as United States Soccer Coach

Photo via: foxsports.com Following Jurgen Klinsmann being let go from the US team, he was swiftly replaced by former US National Team manager Bruce Arena, who is the coach of the Los Angeles Galaxy, as announced Tuesday by the team. Arena will have his work cut out for him, as he will be trying to get the team back on track following two straight defeats … Continue reading Bruce Arena Replaces Jurgen Klinsmann as United States Soccer Coach

United States Soccer Fires Jurgen Klinsmann

Photo via: goal.com The United States has officially parted ways with 5-year coach Jurgen Klinsmann. This news comes amid much speculation over the German coach’s future, following his embarrassing defeat to Costa Rica, losing by a score of 4-0. While this news is not much of a shock to most fans, a lot of us would not of seen this coming back in 2014, judging … Continue reading United States Soccer Fires Jurgen Klinsmann

2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Nominees

Photo Credit: SportsPress These awards will be voted on by our writers. Each writer’s vote counts as an amount in accordance to their rank in terms of the most posts, starting with 1st place having their vote count as the most points, and ending with last place having their vote count as one point. No one will be permitted to vote for themselves or their article(s) in … Continue reading 2016 SportsPress “SP” Awards Nominees

TJ Oshie Out Week to Week

Photo Credit: Russian Machine Never Breaks Washington Capitals’ forward TJ Oshie will miss the next week or so with an upper-body injury he sustained against the Detroit Red Wings. Oshie, 29, was drafted in the first round, 24th overall, by the St. Louis Blues in the 2005 NHL Draft. Oshie spent his first 7 seasons with the Blues, where he scored a total of 110 goals … Continue reading TJ Oshie Out Week to Week

Recapping Last Night’s NCAA Top 25 Games

Photo Credit: FanSided 1. The West Virginia Mountaineers, who are ranked 19th in the nation, took down the Mississippi Valley State Devils in a huge blowout win. The final score of the game was 107-66. The Mountaineer’s record improved to 2-0, while the Devil’s record dropped to 0-2. The leading scorer for the Mountaineers was Nathan Adrian, who finished the game with 15 points, while … Continue reading Recapping Last Night’s NCAA Top 25 Games

Memphis to Make the Move to Everton?

Photo via: sportingnews.com Speculation on the future of the Dutch winger Memphis Depay has been booming recently. Following confirmation on the talks from manager Ronald Koeman and Memphis himself, a move to the club would not be much of a surprise. Further rumors also heated up after the Everton official twitter account posted a tweet about Memphis and the Dutch national team’s World Cup Qualifying … Continue reading Memphis to Make the Move to Everton?

Pacers-76ers Recap

Photo Credit: Sports Chat Place At Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Indiana Pacers won in a nail biter against the Philadelphia 76ers by a score of 122-115. The leading scorer for the Indiana Pacers was point guard Jeff Teague, who racked up 30 points. The leading scorer for the 76ers was small forward Robert Covington, who scored 23 points. I believe that the Pacers … Continue reading Pacers-76ers Recap

Professional Athletes’ Reactions to Presidential Election Results

Photo Credit: CBS Sports (featured image), Twitter (reactions), iEmoji (fire emoji) As some of you might have heard, Republican nominee Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United State of American in a 306-232 (likely final count) electoral vote over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Here are some reactions from various athletes around the world of sports regarding the 2016 U.S. Presidential … Continue reading Professional Athletes’ Reactions to Presidential Election Results

Justin Pugh To Miss 2-4 weeks with MCL Sprain

Photo Credit: Men’s Fitness New York Giants’ offensive linemen Justin Pugh will miss 2-4 weeks with a MCL Sprain. Pugh left early in the second quarter during Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Pugh, 26, was drafted in the first round, 19th overall, in the 2013 draft. According to Pro Football Focus, Pugh is ranked the top guard in the league with an 87.6 grade. His run … Continue reading Justin Pugh To Miss 2-4 weeks with MCL Sprain

Ronaldo Signs Contract with Madrid through 2021

Photo via: worldsoccer.com Cristiano Ronaldo will be staying at the Bernabéu for another 5 years, assuring his future at Real Madrid. This news comes amid exit rumors, such as a highly priced PSG deal. Ronaldo is one of many Real stars to sign a contract this season, but none have gotten as big of a ceremony as Ronaldo received, with Perez issuing a speech, before … Continue reading Ronaldo Signs Contract with Madrid through 2021

Lakers-Pacers Recap

Photo Credit: Indianapolis Star At Bankers’ Life Fieldhouse, the Indiana Pacers took down the Los Angeles Lakers by a score of 115-108. The Pacers record has improved to 2-2, and the Lakers record has dropped to 1–3. The leading scorer for the Indiana Pacers was Paul George. He put up 30 points in the victory. The leading scorer for the Los Angeles Lakers was Louis Williams, … Continue reading Lakers-Pacers Recap

MLB GOATs: Unveiling Baseball’s Dream Team

Photo Credit: Famous Sports People On June 4th, 2016, a past SportsPress writer Jesse Blank posted an article on this very site about his MLB dream team. No disrespect to one of the older and better writers SportsPress had, but the team had many flaws in it, and has caused a lot of discussion in the comments section, even recently, which you can see HERE (link to original article). … Continue reading MLB GOATs: Unveiling Baseball’s Dream Team

Pacers-Mavericks Recap

Photo Credit: American Airlines Center The Indiana Pacers played their first game of the season against the Dallas Mavericks tonight.  The Pacers won a close game at home at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in overtime by a score of 130–121. The leading scorer for the Pacers was center Myles Turner. The second-year star out of Texas put up 30 points and 16 rebounds in his first game of … Continue reading Pacers-Mavericks Recap

Chase’s All-Star NFL Team

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Offense Quarterback-  Tom Brady, New England Patriots Running Back-   Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver- Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiver- Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver- AJ Green, Cincinnati Bengals Tight End-  Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots Center- Travis Frederick, Dallas Cowboys Offensive Tackle- Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns Offensive Tackle- Tyron Smith, Dallas Cowboys Offensive Guard- … Continue reading Chase’s All-Star NFL Team

Why Cleveland is Still Not a Great Sports City

Photo Credit: Reid’s So Amazin’ Blog (featured image), ESPN (logo) Despite the Cleveland Cavaliers winning their first ever NBA championship this past summer, giving the city their first major sports championship since 1964, and the Cleveland Indians advancing to their first World Series since 1997 with a chance to win their first title since 1948, Cleveland is still not among the great sports cities in … Continue reading Why Cleveland is Still Not a Great Sports City

Top Three NBA Legends Who Retired This Year

Photo Credit: YouTube  Kobe Bryant: The Los Angeles Lakers’ shooting guard nicknamed the “Black Mamba”retired at the end of the 2015-2016 NBA season. In the last game he ever played, he played against the Utah Jazz, and he dropped 60 points. His season average for points per game was 17.6 points, which was among the lowest season averages of his career, so the 60-points performance was a great way for him … Continue reading Top Three NBA Legends Who Retired This Year

FBS Independent Teams Week 7 Predictions

Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune Army Black Knights 2016 record: 3-2 Week 7 Matchup: vs.  Lafayette Leopards (1-5) Prediction: Army wins by a score of 56-14      Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2016 record: 2-4 Week 7 Matchup: vs.  Stanford Cardinal (3-2) Prediction: Stanford wins by a score of 38-14    Brigham Young Cougars 2016 record: 3-3 Week 7 Matchup: vs.  Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-3) Prediction: BYU wins by a score of 27-24     … Continue reading FBS Independent Teams Week 7 Predictions

Week 6 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Photo Credit: Detroit Free Press  Army Black Knights (3-2) lost to the  Duke Blue Devils (3-3) by a score of 13-6 Week 7 Matchup: vs.  Lafayette Leopards (1-5)    Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2-4) lost to the  North Carolina State Wolfpack (4-1) by a score of 10-3 Week 7 Matchup: vs.  Stanford Cardinal (3-2)    Brigham Young Cougars (3-3) defeated the  Michigan State Spartans (2-3) by a score … Continue reading Week 6 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Week 5 FBS Independent Teams Recap

Photo Credit: universe.byu.edu (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Army Black Knights (3-1) had no game Week 6 Matchup: @  Duke Blue Devils (2-3)    Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2-3) defeated the  Syracuse Orange by a score of 50-33 Week 6 Matchup: @  North Carolina State Wolf pack (3-1)    Brigham Young Cougars (2-3) defeated the  Toledo Rockets (3-1) by a score of 55-53 Week 6 Matchup: @  Michigan State Spartans (2-2) … Continue reading Week 5 FBS Independent Teams Recap

The Indiana Hoosiers Win Back the Old Brass Spittoon

Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) The Indiana Hoosiers said hello to the Old Brass Spittoon once again, getting it back after seven years of missing from the Indiana trophy case. The Hoosiers took down the Michigan State Spartans as kicker Griffin Oakes hit a game-winning field goal in overtime to make the score 24–21. The Indiana Hoosiers’ fans flooded the field … Continue reading The Indiana Hoosiers Win Back the Old Brass Spittoon

Josh Gordon Entering Rehab Facility

Photo Credit: cleveland.com On Thursday, September 29th, Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon announced that he will be entering a in-patient rehab facility in an effort to “gain full control of my life”. Gordon would have been eligible to play in week 5 against the New England Patriots, but his decision to enter rehab will definitely put his comeback on hold. Gordon stated: “After careful thought and deep consideration, … Continue reading Josh Gordon Entering Rehab Facility

“What If” Sports Theories

Photo Credit: heavy.com These are sports theories for what might have happened if other things didn’t occur. What if Tom Brady never got his chance at stardom because Drew Bledsoe got hurt? If this happened the New England Patriots would have easily made the playoffs the next few years but probably not won a Super Bowl. What if Lou Gehrig did not get ALS? If this happened, Lou … Continue reading “What If” Sports Theories

Key Events that have Happened Since Marco Andretti’s Last IndyCar Victory

Photo Credit: Cheatsheet With another IndyCar Series season in the books, Andretti Autosport’s Marco Andretti has still not won a race since winning the 2011 Iowa Corn Indy 250 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa on the night of Saturday, June 25th, 2011. Let’s have a look at some of the major events, both sporting and non-sporting (mostly sports), that have happened since Marco’s last victory. 2011- … Continue reading Key Events that have Happened Since Marco Andretti’s Last IndyCar Victory

What Happened to the Original NBA Teams

Photo Credit: Sports Encyclopedia The 1946-47 season was the first season of the Basketball Association of America, or BAA (which you know as the NBA now). Maurice Podoloff was the commissioner of the league, which was founded on June 6th of 1946. You may recognize his name because the Most Valuable Player trophy is named after him: the Maurice Podoloff trophy. Eleven teams played that season, with … Continue reading What Happened to the Original NBA Teams

IndyCar Championship Top 5s Prediction List Through the 2020 Season

Photo Credit: openwheel33.com 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship: Will Power Simon Pagenaud Josef Newgarden Tony Kanaan Scott Dixon 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship: Ryan Hunter-Reay Josef Newgarden Simon Pagenaud Will Power Scott Dixon 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship: Josef Newgarden Graham Rahal Ryan Hunter-Reay James Hinchcliffe Carlos Munoz 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship: Josef Newgarden James Hinchcliffe Graham Rahal Carlos Munoz Mikhail Aleshin 2020 Verizon … Continue reading IndyCar Championship Top 5s Prediction List Through the 2020 Season

Taysom Hill Named Starter Over Tanner Mangum

Photo Credit- no2minutewarning.com Earlier on Tuesday, Taysom Hill celebrated his 26th birthday with a starting role position announcement. All offseason, one of the main questions for BYU was to start either Hill or Tanner Mangum. Many people thought that BYU should move on past the Taysom era and Hill that Mangum is part of the future. Other fans knew hill would start because of his willingness to come back … Continue reading Taysom Hill Named Starter Over Tanner Mangum

August 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 24th, 2016– Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. These power rankings are based on streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading August 24th MLB Power Rankings & Trends

August 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: wallpapercave.com (featured image), cbssports.com (team logos) CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED MLB POWER RANKINGS & TRENDS! August 21st, 2016– Records and trends are indicated next to each team. The trends reflect movement from the previous power rankings. These power rankings are based on streaks, record over the past 10 games, overall record, and overall run differential. The combination of that is what allows there to be … Continue reading August 21st MLB Power Rankings & Trends

Castroneves Tops Final Pocono Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, with a fastest lap speed of 218.824 miles per hour. Carlos Munoz, Simon Pagenaud, Sebastien Bourdais, and Scott Dixon rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this final … Continue reading Castroneves Tops Final Pocono Practice

Aleshin Takes Pole at Pocono

Photo Credit: IndyCar Schmidt Peterson Motorsport’s Mikhail Aleshin, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the speed charts in the qualifying session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania with a 2-lap average speed of 220.445 miles per hour. Josef Newgarden, Takuma Sato, Helio Castroneves and Carlos Munoz rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this qualifying … Continue reading Aleshin Takes Pole at Pocono

Aleshin Tops 1st Pocono Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Schmidt Peterson Motorsport’s Mikhail Aleshin, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania  with a fastest lap speed of 221.932 miles per hour. James Hinchcliffe, Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi, and Carlos Munoz rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this practice … Continue reading Aleshin Tops 1st Pocono Practice

USA Comes Back From Disqualification

Photo Credit: SB Nation The United States women’s track team had a rough day on Thursday when their 4×100 meter relay team dropped the baton, giving them a time of 1:06.71 and disqualifying them. Sad, short story, right? Wrong. A protest by the USA claimed that sprinter Allyson Felix, arguably one of the fastest woman sprinters in the world, was bumped by a Brazilian runner … Continue reading USA Comes Back From Disqualification

Team USA Defeats France

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Team USA defeated France in basketball today by a very close final score of 100-97. The lading scorer for Team USA was Golden State Warriors’ shooting guard Klay Thompson, who played a great game and scored 30 points. Nando De Colo and Thomas Heurtel both led the way for France. In my opinion, France would’ve won if San Antonio Spurs’ point guard Tony … Continue reading Team USA Defeats France

Top 5 Greatest Comebacks in Soccer History

Photo via: nordenergi.org Seeing your team fall behind in a game is not a great feeling, especially when it seems they can’t do anything right. The saying “It’s not over until the fat lady sings” is rather discouraging when the opposing team continues to rack on the goals, but if your team can have a stroke of luck, as some would call it, then maybe … Continue reading Top 5 Greatest Comebacks in Soccer History

Team USA Defeats Australia

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report In Olympic basketball, Team USA defeated Australia by a score of 98-88. This has been one of the closest games the United States has played. Their shooting was off, and at some points they were down by three or even five points. The Australian team features some NBA basketball player such as Patty Mills, Andrew Bogut, and  Matthew Dellavedova. One highlight of the game … Continue reading Team USA Defeats Australia

Can Any Team Beat USA Basketball?

Photo Credit: Sports24hour.com Its pretty obvious that the USA Men’s Basketball team is very good this year. The superstar team played 5 exhibition games against Argentina (won 111-74), China (won 106-57 and 107-57), Venezuela (won 80-45), and Nigeria (won 110-66). USA went 5-0 in the exhibition games and their smallest margin of victory was 35 points against, which is a big difference in basketball. The USA team … Continue reading Can Any Team Beat USA Basketball?

Big 12 Expansion: Which Teams are Actually a Good Fit?

Photo Credit: Campus Insiders After Bob Bowlsby and the Big 12 delivered the shocking news that the Power Five Conference is most likely going to expand, there has been many questions as to which teams are the top contenders. Right now there are around 13 college teams that have a chance of joining one of the best conferences in NCAA Football. Although there are many … Continue reading Big 12 Expansion: Which Teams are Actually a Good Fit?

2016 ESPY Award Winners

Photo Credit: espnmediazone.com Best Record-Breaking Performance: Stephen Curry Best Breakthrough Athlete: Jake Arrieta Best Play: Aaron Rodgers to Richard Rodgers Best Team: Cleveland Cavaliers Best Female Athlete: Breanna Stewart Best Male Athlete: LeBron James Best Championship Performance: LeBron James Best Game: NBA Finals Game 7 Best NBA Player: LeBron James Best MLB Player: Bryce Harper Best Female Action Sports Athlete: Jamie Anderson Best Male Action … Continue reading 2016 ESPY Award Winners

Get Connected with SportsPress via Social Media

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Top 35 Worst Heartbreaks in Sports Since 2006

Photo Credit: saturdayblitz.com With the recent caving-in of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, here is a list of some of the worst heartbreaks in sports since 2006. As hard as watching heartbreaking endings in sports feels, especially when it happens to your favorite team or your favorite athlete, sports would be dull without the excitement and uncertainty of what happens next and how … Continue reading Top 35 Worst Heartbreaks in Sports Since 2006

Pigot Joins Ed Carpenter Racing for Road and Street Course Races

Photo Credit: popularopenwheel.com Spencer Pigot, the 22-year-old American rookie from Orlando, Florida, will drive the No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet-powered indycar for each of the 7 remaining road and steeet course races on this year’s Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. Pigot, the 2015 Indy Lights Series champion, has driven in 3 of the 6 IndyCar races so far this season with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, … Continue reading Pigot Joins Ed Carpenter Racing for Road and Street Course Races

Best Stadiums in Sports

Photo Credit: partyearth.com In no particular order, here is a list of the most historic and best designed stadiums in sports. Madison Square Garden- New York Rangers, New York Knicks, St. Johns, and New York Liberty Camp Nou- F.C. Barcelona Wembley Stadium- English National Team Fenway Park- Boston Red Sox Allianz Arena- Bayern Munich AT&T Stadium- Dallas Cowboys Yankee Stadium- New York Yankees The Big … Continue reading Best Stadiums in Sports

Cleveland Browns Release Brian Hartline

photo credit: sportsnet.ca The Cleveland Browns have released veteran wide receiver Brian Hartline. Hartline is in his 8th year, and would have been entering his 2nd year with the Browns. Hartline has over 4,700 yards in his career and 14 career TDs on 344 receptions. It was no surprise that Hartline would have had to have have to been fighting for a spot on the roster after … Continue reading Cleveland Browns Release Brian Hartline

“Prix-Viewing” the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The 6th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series campaign takes us to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Sunday, May 29th, for the 100th running of the “greatest spectacle in racing”, the Indianapolis 500. The indycars will race 200 laps around the 4-turn 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Simon Pagenaud leads the Indycar points championship after finishing in 2nd place … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Ryan Callahan Not Susepnded

Photo Credit: zimbio.com Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan is not going to be suspended by the NHL after receiving a 5 minute game misconduct penalty in the first game of the Eastern Conference Finals vs. the Pittsburgh Penguins. Callahan hit Kris Letang from behind and Letang was injured, however, Letang did come back later on in the game. Callahan has 3 points ( 1 goal and … Continue reading Ryan Callahan Not Susepnded

Pagenaud on Historically Dominant Run

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com Team Penske Racing’s Simon Pagenaud has won 3 races in a row. This is the 4th time that this has happened among 3 different drivers since Scott Dixon won at Watkins Glen, Nashville, and Mid-Ohio back in 2007. All 4 times that it has happened since then have been since the beginning of the 2012 season in the new generation DW-12 Dallara Indycar … Continue reading Pagenaud on Historically Dominant Run

Eagles Acquire 2nd Pick from Browns

Photo Credit: twitter.com The Cleveland Browns have traded away the No. 2 Pick in this year’s NFL Draft as well as a 4th-round pick in 2017 to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for the Eagles 1st-round pick in this upcoming draft (8th overall, from Miami Dolphins), their 3rd-round pick in this upcoming draft (77th overall), their 4th-round pick in this upcoming draft (100th overall), a 1st-round … Continue reading Eagles Acquire 2nd Pick from Browns

Norman Skips Offseason Workouts

Photo Credits: catscratchreader.com Josh Norman’s decision to skip offseason workouts for the Carolina Panthers isn’t the least bit surprising. The feud between him and his team has been going on for some time and many expect him not to sign the contract put before him. The remaining questions are what Norman decides to do in the future. Earlier in the year, Norman said that if … Continue reading Norman Skips Offseason Workouts

The 5 Biggest Indycar “Chokes” Since 2006

Photo Credit: usatoday30.usatoday.com   5. Takuma Sato, 2012 Indianapolis 500 Sato made a late run to the front, and on the final lap, he went way low into turn 1 to try to take the lead from Dario Franchitti. He got below the white line and the car locked up and spun out. He was impatient, and probably would have won the race had he waited … Continue reading The 5 Biggest Indycar “Chokes” Since 2006

Adam Scott Finds New Success With Short Putter

Photo Credit: David Cannon When the governing bodies of the PGA tour announced a ban on long and anchoring putters, everyone turned their attention to then top 5 in the world golfer Adam Scott. Scott had won the Masters and finished second in the British Open just months earlier, while using a long putter. Golf fans know that the season before he started using an … Continue reading Adam Scott Finds New Success With Short Putter