Welcome to my baby and brain child, First Down Sportanista! Now I know you're probably scratching your head a bit at the name, but it is a play on words because a fashionista is someone devoted to all things fashion and since I am a girl completely devoted to sports, it just seemed to work. … Continue reading First Things First
Yesterday the Chicago White Sox had the opportunity to sweep the Kansas City Royals. In the bottom of the fourth inning Tim Anderson hits a rocket 2 run home run and "flips" his bat. I put flips in quotes because really it's an aggressive bat toss to as one guy on twitter pointed out to … Continue reading The Bat Flip Problem
It's been a wild few days months for the Ball family. News broke the other day that trusted family friend and partial owner of the infamous Big Baller Brand Alan Foster allegedly stole $1.5 million dollars from Lakers' Lonzo Ball's business and personal accounts. According to the ESPN article I read about this a few … Continue reading The Death of the Big Baller Brand?
In the opening day of March Madness Michigan State's Head Coach Tom Izzo screamed at Aaron Henry during the team's opening game against 15 ranked Bradley University. The berating got so bad Izzo had to be pushed back from Henry. Did Izzo go too far with Henry or was it just behavior to be expected … Continue reading Did Tom Izzo Go Too Far?
Johnny Manziel has found his way back into professional football in the US signing with the Alliance of American Football League Memphis Express. This news comes mere weeks after Manziel was essentially kicked out of the Canadian Football League. https://twitter.com/TheAAF/status/1107104481961873413 I'm not surprised that Manziel is back in the US playing professional football because … Continue reading Guess Who’s Back?
Last night a video went viral showing Oklahoma City Thunder Point Guard Russell Westbrook threatening a fan. https://twitter.com/SInow/status/1105301547712479232 Before rushing to judgment over Westbrook's comments it's important to take a look at the whole situation. I say that because I HIGHLY doubt that Westbrook just went off, the fan obviously said something to trigger such … Continue reading Russell Westbrook Threatens Jazz Fan
By now if you've been on Twitter you've probably seen a clip of a video produced by News 12 entitled Dear John ahead of former New York Islanders Captain John Tavares leaving the team to join the Toronto Maple Leafs. In the video entitled #DearJohn fans attack Tavares for leaving the Isles to join his … Continue reading Let’s Talk about this #DearJohn Video
The National Hockey League trade deadline is always a stressful time. The anxiety starts in the week leading up to the day where fans (and players) are on high alert to who from their team is on the move. This year's trade deadline was made even more exciting because of the tight race to the … Continue reading 2019 NHL Trade Deadline Recap