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…

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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…

UFC: New GOAT in Women’s MMA?

On the 6th of July, fight fans were treated to an excellent fight card at UFC 239. The main event saw Jon “Bones” Jones continue his reign in the light heavyweight division. However, the co-main event had more implications for MMA as a whole, specifically women’s MMA. Amanda Nunes defeated Holly Holm via TKO (head…

Homegrown Hoop Talent: Louisiana

Between the mega-trade to send Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers and selecting Zion Williamson with the first overall pick in the NBA draft, the New Orleans Pelicans have been in the front line of sports news in recent days. With this influx of young stars via trade and draft, many consider the Pelicans…

NFL: 40 Yards of Gold

NFL fans often wonder who the fastest player is in the league. Is he on offense? Or is he on defense? Some semblance of that answer may be provided on Saturday June 29th at the 40 Yards of Gold event at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. This event is a 40-yard dash competition in…

UFC: Future of the Light Heavyweight Division

On Saturday June 1st, fight fans in Stockholm, Sweden were treated to an excellent fight card at Ericsson Globe. The UFC Fight Night 153: Gustafsson vs Smith card was full of intriguing fights. However in the aftermath of the event, two ranked light heavyweight competitors called it quits and announced their respective retirements. And while…