When the news broke early Tuesday morning that the Justice Department was charging assistant coaches from four big name college basketball programs, most were shocked not because of the allegations of bribery and fraud but because it was a federal indictment.But before I even get into the implications these charges will have on college basketball, … Continue reading NCAA Bribery Scandal and What it Means for College Basketball
This past weekend news broke that the New York Knicks had finally traded Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott, and a 2018 second-round draft pick (via the Chicago Bulls). So Knicks fan can rejoice that the team is finally able to start the arduous rebuilding process that … Continue reading Knicks Finally Trade Carmelo Anthony
During a speech on Friday September 22, 2017 in Huntsville Alabama President Donald Trump made comments calling for National Football League owners to fire the players that protest the National Anthem essentially calling the players S.O.Bs. And while the Presidents' comments were intended to divide the owners and players, he managed to bring the owners … Continue reading About the Anthem Protests
Sports Illustrated released an article this morning about the best athletes at every height and it was probably the most ridiculous and un-Sports Illustrated article I have ever read. First I will admit that I actually did read the whole article, but I do it for the blog post ya know? But really being honest, … Continue reading When SI Tries to Be Buzzfeed
By now everyone is aware that I'm a sucker for a good sports documentary and I was excited for the show "A Season With" on Showtime because it took a deep dive into a college football program and focuses more on the athletes than the coaches. So I tuned into every episode during season one … Continue reading “A Season With: Navy Football” Had Me Hooked Till the Credits
I was scrolling through Facebook yesterday when I stumbled upon an article posted by ESPN, the worldwide leader of sports, about how much National Basketball Players actually make and I will admit that I thought the article would be really interesting and in some sense it was. Who thought that mainstream America actually wanted to … Continue reading NBA Player Salaries: Do You Really Care How Much They Make?
What makes those guys the elite in the league? Besides the Super Bowl wins, what other measures are necessary to be deemed the best? Is it QB rating? Is is the ratio between touchdowns and interceptions? Or is it simply decided based on whichever guy or guys an NFL analyst decides is the best QB. … Continue reading What Makes a Quarterback Elite?