MLB: Off-Season Team Transacation Tracker

The 2018 Major League Baseball off-season is well underway and for those teams looking to make the leap, reload and improve their club, the time is now. Unfiltered Access has a look at all of the major transactions across the league. Arizona Diamondbacks 12/6/18 – Acquired C Carson Kelly, RHP Luke Weaver, Minor League 2B Andy…

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MLB: Breaking down Jean Segura to the Phillies

An all-star shortstop is heading to Philadelphia and it isn’t the man that many have speculated. The well-traveled @Jeansegura02 has a new home. pic.twitter.com/06S6K10YdW — MLB (@MLB) December 4, 2018 The Seattle Mariners traded Jean Segura, James Pazos, and Juan Nicasio on Monday to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Carlos Santana and J.P. Crawford. The…

MLB: Patrick Corbin Signs with the Washington Nationals

The top pitcher on the free-agent market has signed. Patrick Corbin agreed to a 6-year deal worth upwards of $140 million with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday. The deal comes after an off-season of speculation that Corbin was destined to land either with the Philadelphia Phillies or the New York Yankees. With Patrick Corbin signing…

MLB: Reaction and Analysis of Cano to the Mets

A former perennial MVP candidate is headed back to the city where his career began.   Robinson Cano has been traded from the Seattle Mariners organization to the New York Mets in a blockbuster deal, according to multiple sources. Cano is the latest big-name deal for the team in what has been an off-season of…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Tackling Equality on an Unequal Playing Field

A man among boys, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has always stood high above most. His 7’2” stature gives him the ability to make even the biggest men feel small, but it is his demeanor and actions that truly make him a giant. Those actions were on display November 5 as the 71-year-old captivated a sold-out audience at…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Offering a Roadmap for Change in America

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, one of the most iconic athletes to ever grace the hardwood is using his voice to make waves off the court. The basketball legend, activist, author, actor, and an ambassador is unveiling his speaking series, “Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black & White,” which will debut on November…

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles trade for Golden Tate

The defending Super Bowl champions are wheeling and dealing in hopes of making a playoff push and an eventual return to the Super Bowl. The Philadelphia Eagles acquired wide receiver Golden Tate from the Detroit Lions for a third-round draft pick. Detroit is trading WR Golden Tate to the Philadelphia Eagles for a third-round pick,…

The LeBron James Effect

After a summer full of anticipation, LeBron James made his Los Angeles Lakers debut on Saturday against the Houston Rockets. By the end of the game, the final score was only a side note to the effect that James instantly had on not only the Lakers but the NBA. Whether fans are in favor of…

NBA: Best Backcourts Under 26

They say age is often just a number, for the NBA’s sake that number holds a whole lot of weight to it. With an average age of 26.8, the second lowest average age of the four major sports in America, the league is undoubtedly a young man’s game. Where youth has truly been highlighted in…

NFL: Trends at the Quarter Mark

With week four of the NFL season now fully in the rearview mirror, the 2018 NFL season is beginning to take shape. At the season’s quarter mark, the league has witnessed Kansas City Chiefs’ Quarterback Patrick Mahomes light the league on fire, Khalil Mack showing why he deserved to get paid and a former Pro…