NHL: Who Won the Leafs-Avalanche Trade?

On Canada Day, July 1, Kyle Dubas and Joe Sakic had their own fireworks display. They consummated a massive trade that has major roster implications on both of their teams. Dubas and the Toronto Maple Leafs traded team veteran and 2009 9th overall pick Nazem Kadri along with 25 year old Calle Rosen and a…

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The United States Women’s National Team Are World Cup Champions

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is now in the books. The United States has successfully claimed their fourth title. Team USA beat the Netherlands with a 2-0 score. The U.S. is the second team in Women’s World Cup history to win the title back-to-back since Germany did so in the 2003 and 2007 tournaments….

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…

NBA: Sophomores in Need of Change

Change can be a good thing especially in the NBA and players changing scenery. Former and current players such a Chauncey Billups, Tyson Chandler and Marcus Camby were seen as a “bust” early in their careers but due to a change in scenery, they carved themselves a very hall of fame career. Here are some…

NFL’s New Pass Interference Rule Creates More Problems Than Solutions

At the NFL Owners Meeting in March, the owners approved a rule change that would make pass interference susceptible to review. Application of the Rule The NFL Competition Committee posted a tweet last week that clarified how this new rule will be applied. This tweet confirmed that the rule will be in effect in 2019…

Real Madrid: Evaluating The Three Biggest Transfers

After a shocking and disappointing 2018/19 season, Real Madrid has wasted no time rebuilding and preparing for next season. Going through three different managers and losing 17 games for the first time in 20 years put a bad image on the club’s history of success. In addition, suffering an early exit in the Champions League…

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…

NHL: Top Free Agents

One of the more exciting offseason events is free agency on July 1st. Some of the league’s top players will test the market to play for a new team under a new contract. For some teams it is exciting to see who will be acquired. As for others, it is a nerve-wracking time, as there…

NBA: Free Agents

As the summer starts to heat up, so too does the NBA as free agency is set to start on June 30th. From stars to role players, the offseason provides promise and excitement for every franchise as teams are jockeying for position to improve or maintain their success. Free agency is a time in which…

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…