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….

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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: Potential Defensive Rookie of the Year Candidates

The 2019 NFL season is well underway. And after seven games there is a good sample-size of performance to show which rookies have stood out. The 2019 draft class is already shaping up to be a pretty solid one. Rookies from various teams are proving to be key contributors on their respective squads. So here…

Gardner Minshew: A Legend in the Making

If you’ve watched any football or gone online at all in the past few weeks, chances are you’ve heard of Gardner Minshew. The rookie quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars is slowly capturing the hearts and minds of the football world. Whether it’s his distinct mustache or his “fashion forward” way of dressing, the Washington State…

NFL: Fantasy Sleepers for Week 3

Week 2 of the 2019 NFL season is finally in the books. That means there are two weeks’ worth of fantasy football data to sort through. And though that may not be enough to really separate the contenders from the pretenders, there is a decent sample size of data to predict player productivity going into…

NFL: Players That Retired Too Early

On Saturday August 24th, during halftime of the preseason game between the Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears, the seemingly unthinkable happened. Quarterback Andrew Luck retired from pro football. The news broke during halftime, and post-game he had a press conference to make it official. After a 2018 campaign which was arguably one of his best…

NBA: Christmas Day Matchups

This past Monday, the 12th of August, the NBA released its 2019-20 season schedule. And with all the movement of players to different teams that has gone on this past offseason, there are a number of intriguing matchups. But as per usual the NBA saved a large offering of marquee games for Christmas Day, when…

NFL: The Ezekiel Elliott Holdout and Its Implications for the Cowboys

The 2019 NFL Training Camp is well underway. But one key player is missing from the Dallas Cowboys training camp. That player is last season’s leading rusher and Pro Bowler, running back Ezekiel Elliott. In April the Cowboys picked up the fifth-year option on his rookie contract. Elliott however wants to get paid like the…

NFL: Players That Could Gain 1,000 Yards Rushing and Receiving in 2019

The feat was achieved for the first time in the 1985 NFL season. San Francisco 49ers running back Roger Craig was the player who achieved it. That feat was gaining 1,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving in a single season! Since then, only one other player, Marshall Faulk running back of the St. Louis…

Boxing: Where Does Manny Pacquiao Go from Here?

This past Saturday July 20th, veteran boxer (and Filipino senator) Manny Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39 KOs) showed the whole world that he’s still got it! He defeated Keith Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs) via split decision in stunning fashion. He gave Thurman his first professional loss and won the WBA (super) welterweight title in the process. That…