NBA: Is Joe Johnson a Hall of Famer?

Joe Johnson had a weird career in the grand scheme of things. That is exactly what makes answering the question wether he belongs in the Hall of Fame so tough. Is Joe Johnson a HOF’er? #NBA — Unfiltered Access (@UnfilteredAXS) January 17, 2019 Career Averages One thing that the Basketball Hall of Fame has shown…

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MLB: Why Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are Still Free Agents

As the World Series champagne was being passed around in the visiting Boston Red Sox locker room at Chavez Ravine, the baseball world had already begun discussing the 2019 free agent class. With household names like Bryce Harper, Manny Machado, Dallas Keuchel, and Craig Kimbrel all expecting deals of upwards of $200 million, it was…

NFL: Mike Brown’s Ineptitude is Holding the Bengals Back

The Cincinnati Bengals snapped a five-game losing steak against an incompetent Oakland Raiders team. Hooray. They are now 6-8, but dead last in the AFC North. A couple weeks ago, they lost by two scores to the Cleveland Browns, who were fired up to play against their old coach in Hue Jackson. Jackson went an abysmal 3-36-1…

NCAA: Power 5 Championship Weekend Preview

It all comes down to this. With Notre Dame finishing undefeated, there are likely just three more playoff spots left, and a lot of teams are vying for them. Those spots will likely be decided by this weekend’s championship games. ACC Championship Clemson has predictably rolled against ACC play (save the Syracuse game), but it…

Week 13 Fantasy Waiver Wire Pickups

With Christmas around the corner and the Fantasy Football playoffs on deck for the vast majority of leagues, Week 12 gifted players a healthy handful of waiver wire opportunities. From crucial suspensions to critical injuries, you could be coming into Week 13 with a hole in your squad, or an advantage against your opponent. Get…

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…

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…