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
Liangelo and LeMelo Ball have announced that they are taking their talents over to Lithuania. But are they ready to leave the safety net that is the United States? Or is this just one of those, if we can't play the ball we want in the US we'll go overseas and play? Do they even … Continue reading Ball Brothers Heading to Lithuania, But Are They Ready?
Baker Mayfield won the 2017 Heisman Trophy last year and some would say finally. It feels like Mayfield has been at the ceremony every year and seen it go home with someone else despite his talent on the field. And he has been in New York for the past three years finishing in the top … Continue reading Baker Mayfield Wins Heisman Trophy Despite His Antics The Past Year
The International Olympic Committee announced today the Russia would not be allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics because of the doping scandal that happened during the 2014 Sochi games. But basically Russia was accused and found to have run this huge doping scandal that the IOC took that as a slap in the … Continue reading Russia Banned from 2018 Winter Olympics
During one of my random time of day Twitter scrolls, I found an article from sporting news about the Atlanta Braves punishment and I had to click the article to see what the heck they were talking about. And reading the article, I'm surprised that this story was bigger news among the sports news outlets, … Continue reading ICYMI: Atlanta Braves Punishment Delivered
After a fairly shocking college football weekend, the fifth round of playoff rankings have been released and oh how the mighty have fallen. After their loss to Auburn, Alabama has fallen out of the top four to the fifth spot, which in my humble opinion is too generous. But the highlight of the newest round … Continue reading Fifth College Football Rankings Are Here After a Crazy Weekend
When the news broke that Cleveland Cavaliers Guard Derrick Rose was taking time away from the time to take care of a "personal matter", I couldn't help but think back to last season when Rose went MIA before a Knicks game and nobody knew where he was. And while Rose has hinted at possibly retirement, … Continue reading Derrick Rose Goes MIA Again….Hinting at Retirement
The fourth round of College Football Playoffs came out Tuesday night with little fanfare. There was a minor shakeup in the top four with Clemson and Miami flipping spots. With Baker Mayfield being benched in the final home game of the season, there is a chance that Oklahoma falls out of the top four if … Continue reading Little Surprise in Top 4 College Football Playoff Fourth Rankings