NFL: AFC North Preview and Predictions

The AFC North; for a division that has a history of being extremely tough, fuel has been thrown into that fire over this off-season. Over the last year, the Browns and Bengals have flip-flopped their competitiveness, while the Ravens are still that team nobody wants to face. With the departures of Antonio Brown and Le’Veon…

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NFL: Giant Expectations in New York?

Unless we’re talking about the New York Yankees, there aren’t any professional sports teams in the Big Apple with high expectations. With the great demise of Eli Manning’s performance over the years, there hasn’t been much to be excited about for Giants’ fans. ESPN’s NFL Power Rankings have the Giants at 30th out of the…

NBA: Finally a Power-Balance

For years among years the league hasn’t been balanced in terms of competition in one or both conferences. After this year’s off-season, things seem to be “Perfectly balanced, as all things should be.” From 2015 to 2018, was four straight Finals match-ups between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Before that, LeBron had already…

NBA: Which Duo is the Best?

NBA duos dominate this league. As free agency continues, it seems that the balance of talent between teams has finally been restored. There is no longer a clear favorite in the league. This is the first time in a long time that we’ve seen this scenario. The teams with better odds have a dynamic duo…

NFL: Make or Break Franchises

Jacksonville, Atlanta, Los Angeles Chargers. These are a few examples of NFL teams in the tough position of making themselves competitors, or blowing the team up for a rebuild. But why exactly are these teams in these tough positions? These franchises are in the midst of make or break seasons for 2019. These make or…

Brooklyn Nets: Worst to First?

Not too many years ago, the Brooklyn Nets franchise was one of the laughing stocks of the NBA. After the first day of free agency, the only people left laughing are the fans and franchise of Brooklyn. Knicks fans watched their dreams fade away as Brooklyn locked down Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving for the…

NBA: Kawhi Staying in Toronto?

Even before the trade between Toronto and San Antonio went down that sent The Claw up North, most concluded that Leonard in Toronto would be a 1-year fling. As the season went on and the wins were racking up for the Raptors, a new question arose. Could Kawhi stay if Toronto wins the Finals? So,…

NBA: Draft Possibilities for the Lakers

The Lakers somehow struck gold with the NBA Draft Lottery. After beating out teams like Atlanta, Phoenix, Cleveland, and Chicago, Los Angeles nabbed the 4th overall pick in the draft next month. This is a great win for LeBron and company as this pick gives them an extra asset to either use, or trade away…

Portland TrailBlazers: A Playoff Cinderella?

No, Portland is not a playoff Cinderella this year. The Blazers deserve to be in the Western Conference Finals and would even be deserving of an NBA Finals bid. Led by Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum, Portland has proven all year that they are capable of what they are doing currently. Missing Piece For the…

NBA: How did Offseason Trades Fair?

NBA trades in the off-season are a vital reason for talent shift and movement around the league. Off-season trades can change everything for a team whether it be for the better or worse. What were the results of some of the more notable NBA trades from this past off-season? Sam Dekker traded to Cavs Cleveland…