Thanksgiving College Basketball: What to Look for at PK80

Thanksgiving is here. As the holiday pertains to college basketball, it means that we are treated to a full slate of marquee early-season tournaments, including the Phil Knight Invitational (PK80). The PK80 features 16 Nike-affiliated schools, split across two brackets, Motion and Victory, that will compete in Portland in an exciting event for college basketball...

NFL Week 11 Winners and Losers

Week 11 in the NFL was filled with tight, exciting games, with a couple blowouts along the way. Several teams solidified their spots as playoff contenders, while others made us skeptical and unsure. As we start to find out who are the contenders and who are the pretenders, here are the NFL Week 11 winners...

The Greatest Rivalry in Sports

Yankees-Red Sox is kid’s stuff. Duke-UNC is a joke. Don’t even talk to me about Warriors-Cavs. There is only one great rivalry in global sports, one that overshadows all the rest. One that was born from a religious curse and bred through constant heartache. I’m talking, of course, about the Dublin-Mayo rivalry in men’s Gaelic...

A History of the North London Derby

Arsenal fans have a different holiday schedule than everyone else. While most people enjoy Christmas or New Year’s, Arsenal fans look forward to St Totteringham’s day in the spring of every year. St Totteringham’s day is the day on which Arsenal are confirmed to have finished above Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. Supporters of...

A Glimpse of Greatness: Remembering Roy Halladay

Since the team’s founding in 1883, only two Phillies pitchers have thrown perfect games. In June of 1964, Jim Bunning did not let up a single baserunner against the Mets, and, in May of 2010, Roy Halladay sat down every member of the Marlins he saw. I must admit that I didn’t really watch either...

College Basketball Begins: Takeaways from the Champions’ Classic

Since 2011, the Champion’s Classic has served as the unofficial commencement of the men’s college basketball regular season. Four premier Division I programs (Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, and Michigan St.) are featured in an early-season display of what purports to be the best that the sport has to offer. However, an important caveat to these games...

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Thanksgiving College Basketball: What to Look for at PK80

Thanksgiving College Basketball: What to Look for at PK80

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11/23/2017

Thanksgiving is here. As the holiday pertains to college basketball, it means that we are treated to a full slate of marquee early-season tournaments, including the Phil Knight Invitational (PK80). The PK80 features 16 Nike-affiliated schools, split across two brackets, Motion and Victory, that will compete in Portland in an exciting event for college basketball…

NFL Week 11 Winners and Losers

NFL Week 11 Winners and Losers

By:
11/22/2017

Week 11 in the NFL was filled with tight, exciting games, with a couple blowouts along the way. Several teams solidified their spots as playoff contenders, while others made us skeptical and unsure. As we start to find out who are the contenders and who are the pretenders, here are the NFL Week 11 winners…

The Greatest Rivalry in Sports

The Greatest Rivalry in Sports

By:
11/22/2017

Yankees-Red Sox is kid’s stuff. Duke-UNC is a joke. Don’t even talk to me about Warriors-Cavs. There is only one great rivalry in global sports, one that overshadows all the rest. One that was born from a religious curse and bred through constant heartache. I’m talking, of course, about the Dublin-Mayo rivalry in men’s Gaelic…

A History of the North London Derby

A History of the North London Derby

By:
11/17/2017

Arsenal fans have a different holiday schedule than everyone else. While most people enjoy Christmas or New Year’s, Arsenal fans look forward to St Totteringham’s day in the spring of every year. St Totteringham’s day is the day on which Arsenal are confirmed to have finished above Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. Supporters of…

A Glimpse of Greatness: Remembering Roy Halladay

A Glimpse of Greatness: Remembering Roy Halladay

By:
11/16/2017

Since the team’s founding in 1883, only two Phillies pitchers have thrown perfect games. In June of 1964, Jim Bunning did not let up a single baserunner against the Mets, and, in May of 2010, Roy Halladay sat down every member of the Marlins he saw. I must admit that I didn’t really watch either…

The Best Steelers Touchdown Celebrations

The Best Steelers Touchdown Celebrations

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11/16/2017

How often did we see an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after a touchdown in 2016? It began in Week 1 when Steelers receiver Antonio Brown was flagged for twerking in the end zone on a Monday night in Washington. The theme carried on all season, with an average of 2.41 unsportsmanlike conduct penalties called per team…

Way-too-early MLB Power Rankings

Way-too-early MLB Power Rankings

By: and
11/15/2017

With the 2017 Major League Baseball season in the books, we now wait through the cold winter until pitchers and catchers report for spring training. To kick off the offseason, which hopefully brings several blockbuster moves, we have put together a Way-Too-Early Power Rankings for 2018. 1. Houston Astros The Astros were able to secure…

Solar Eclipse: Dark Days for the Phoenix Suns

Solar Eclipse: Dark Days for the Phoenix Suns

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11/13/2017

The Phoenix Suns have had one of the most chaotic beginnings to an NBA season in recent memory. Last Tuesday, they finalized a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks to trade point guard Eric Bledsoe for center Greg Monroe and a first round pick, and a second round pick, bringing a dramatic chain of events to…


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