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

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

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

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

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 Atletico Nacional, the team that Chapacoense was supposed to face in the Sudamericana final, originally made a statement saying they wished for the title to be awarded to the team.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

Reliving the Kick Six

Photo Credit: WarBlogle.com On the eve of Saturday, November 30th, 2013, the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide took on the #4 Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, in the 78th Iron Bowl. Auburn had just come off of a miraculous home victory as the #7 team in the country against the #25 Georgia Bulldogs when quarterback Nick Marshall, down 38-37 with one timeout left, threw … Continue reading Reliving the Kick Six

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

Yes, the Warriors are Still the #1 Team in the NBA

Photo Credit: Sports Chat Place When the Golden State Warriors lost their season opener at home by a score of 129-100 to the San Antonio Spurs, it seemed like everyone in the entire basketball world lost their minds. People wondered why they were ever considered title favorites in addition to why they sacrificed nearly their whole bench for small forward Kevin Durant when clearly in … Continue reading Yes, the Warriors are Still the #1 Team in the NBA

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

Active Win Droughts Among Current Full-Time IndyCar Drivers Heading into the 2017 Season

Photo Credit: IndyCar As the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season is now complete, it is only fitting to once again show the active winning droughts about active full-time IndyCar drivers (as of Tuesday, September 20th, 2016) to see who needs a victory the most during the 2017 IndyCar season, which will begin on Sunday, March 12th, 2017, on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. Drivers who have … Continue reading Active Win Droughts Among Current Full-Time IndyCar Drivers Heading into the 2017 Season

Win Droughts Among Active Full-Time IndyCar Series Drivers

Photo Credit: steveswopephotography.wordpress.com As we near the end of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, it is only fitting to once again show the active winning droughts about active full-time IndyCar drivers to see who needs a victory the most at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday, September 18th. Many drivers will carry long winless streaks spanning multiple seasons into yet another offseason, … Continue reading Win Droughts Among Active Full-Time IndyCar Series Drivers

Win Droughts Among Active IndyCar Drivers

Photo Credit: raceweekillustrated.com Those who have never won (# of races run): Jack Hawksworth (37 races) Mikhail Aleshin (22 races) Gabby Chaves (19 races) Luca Filippi (16 races) Conor Daly (11 races) Max Chilton (7 races) Spencer Pigot (4 races) Those who have won an Indycar race (# of races that driver has run since their latest win- last race won): Marco Andretti* (83 races- 2011 … Continue reading Win Droughts Among Active IndyCar Drivers

Indycar Win Droughts Among Active Drivers

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com Those who have never won (# of races run): Jack Hawksworth (34 races) Mikhail Aleshin (19 races) Luca Filippi (16 races) Conor Daly (8 races) Alexander Rossi (4 races) Max Chilton (4 races) Those who have won an Indycar race (# of races that driver has run since their latest win- last race won): Marco Andretti* (80 races- 2011 Iowa (see picture)) … Continue reading Indycar Win Droughts Among Active Drivers

Pagenaud Wins Eventful Grand Prix of Alabama

Photo Credit: indycar.com For the 2nd week in a row, once the green flag flew, there were no cautions and the race went green all the way through. Also for the 2nd week in a row, Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud was victorious in the Verizon Indycar series. He won the Grand Prix of Alabama for hs 2nd straight victory, and 4th consecutive top 2 finish to … Continue reading Pagenaud Wins Eventful Grand Prix of Alabama