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…

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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…

Homegrown Hoop Talent: The GTA Edition

With the Toronto Raptors making their very first NBA Finals appearance, it’s time to acknowledge that basketball is reaching new heights in Canada. Because since the Raptors arrival to the NBA in 1995, the sport of basketball has continued to grow in the country. And just as we profiled some of the best ballers to…

Homegrown Hoop Talent: The Bay Area Edition

With the Golden State Warriors headed to their fifth straight NBA Finals appearance, it’s very easy to forget that it wasn’t always like this in the Bay Area. The Warriors went through their fair share of disappointing seasons in the 40-year gap between their 1975 and 2015 NBA titles. And while the team did have…

UFC: Future of the Heavyweight Division

Fight fans have been marveling over a possible Daniel Cormier and Brock Lesnar fight since 2018 when they had a showdown in the octagon. That happened at UFC 226 after Cormier captured the UFC heavyweight title from Stipe Miocic. However, two weeks ago, UFC president Dana White made statements that Brock Lesnar had retired. And…

Professional Fighters League: A Guide

Brand names are everywhere and on everything. Almost every product has superior brand names that are easily recognizable. Sports are no different. The NFL is synonymous with football just as the NBA is with basketball. And it’s no different with mixed martial arts or MMA. The UFC is the premiere name brand for MMA. Other…

NFL: 3 Biggest Draft Day Trades and Their Impacts

The 2019 NFL Draft was full of excitement and surprises. Some players fell lower than expected. While other players were drafted higher than the experts predicted. But there were also a number of trades during the draft that led to interesting results. Let’s examine a few of them. Pittsburgh Moves up in the First Early…

NBA: Canada Expansion, The Sequel

In 1995 the NBA added two expansion teams to play on Canadian soil. The 1995-96 NBA season was the inaugural one for the Vancouver Grizzlies and the Toronto Raptors. After six losing seasons though, the Vancouver Grizzlies relocated. Low fan attendance, loss of money, and the team changing hands were all reasons for the relocation….