NFL: Playoff Team Previews

As we head into the home stretch of the 2019 NFL season, the playoff teams are emerging. A handful of teams are well and truly done for the year. Another group are nearing the point of no return. Over the next several weeks, the playoff teams will be reviewed, with one from each conference each…

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NBA: Not so Big 3s, The 1998-99 Houston Rockets

In 2010 LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers to to join his friends Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat. That squad was thought to be one of the first player assembled super-teams in NBA league history. Since then, many other players have tried to assemble their own “Big Threes” with varying success….

NBA: Luka Doncic’s Performance After First Ten Games

The 2019-20 NBA season is only just beginning, but certain players are already making quite an impact. One of these players is Luka Doncic. Doncic is in his second year in the league and he’s picking where he left off last season. Ten games into the season, the Dallas Mavericks are 6-4. This season, they’re…

NFL: Playoff Team Previews

As we head into the home stretch of the 2019 NFL season, the playoff teams are emerging. A handful of teams are well and truly done for the year. Another group are nearing the point of no return. Over the next several weeks, the playoff teams will be reviewed, with one from each conference each…

NFL: Cost vs Benefit of the 2-pt Conversion

It’s time to set the scene. The date is October 21, 2018. The Tennessee Titans are locked in a close one with the Los Angeles Chargers in London. There is 31 seconds left on the clock and the Titans just scored a touchdown to make the score 20-19 with 31 seconds remaining on the clock….

Battle of Midway

With the NFL season at its halfway point, it’s a good time to look at who needs to keep pushing to make the playoffs. At this stage, looking at teams like the New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers, both undefeated, doesn’t reveal much. Instead, those teams who need to press on and continue the…

NFL: Potential Offensive Rookie of the Year Candidates

As we covered the defensive rookies of the 2019 NFL Draft class last week, this week we cover the offensive rookies. And the pool of potential Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates is pretty large. There are some freak athletes on the offensive side of the ball as well. And they have been balling out!…

NFL: Analyzing The New Orleans Saints’ Dominance Without Drew Brees

Losing Drew Brees to injury is the worse thing that can happen to the New Orleans Saints. Unfortunately, the worst of the worst happened when Brees injured his thumb in Week 2 during the Saints match against the Los Angeles Rams. The Saints’ nightmare had become a reality. Brees’ injury was diagnosed as a torn…

NFL: What Now For J.J. Watt?

The injury bug once again strikes a big blow to J.J. Watt‘s career. The injury is confirmed as a torn pectoral. As a result, Watt is out for the season. Furthermore, this season is going to be his third in the last four where he’s played for less than eight games. Losing Watt is a…

MLS Playoffs: Three Takes On LAFC vs Los Angeles Galaxy

For the first time in club history, LAFC has defeated their arch cross-town rivals, the Los Angeles Galaxy. And what better way to do it than doing so in the MLS playoffs? LAFC is advancing to the Western Conference finals to face the Seattle Sounders. The winner advances to the 2019 MLS Cup final. LAFC…