The MLB Has a Competitive Balance Issue, and It’s Related to Money and Payroll Inequalities

At the end of the 2019 regular season, the top four records in Major League Baseball should not have been a surprise: the Astros, Dodgers, Yankees, and Twins all put up 100+ win seasons, with the Marlins, Orioles, Tigers, and Royals suffering from brutal seasons of under 60 wins. In today’s MLB, this oligopoly of...

Breaking Down The Impossible: Bartolo Colón’s Home Run

On March 7th 2016, Bartolo Colón solidified his place as one of the most memorable players of the past few decades when, with one marvelous swing, he hit the first, and to date, only home run of his illustrious career. His career began in 1997, when he broke into the league as a fresh faced...

Using NHL General Managers’ Trading Preferences To Determine, Among Other Things, If Short Guys Really Are Cagier In Negotiations

Complaining about a short, tyrannical schoolmaster, Paul Baumer, the protagonist of Erich Maria Remarque’s World War I classic All Quiet on the Western Front, remarks: “It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men. They are so much more energetic and uncompromising than the big fellows.”...

Each NBA Team’s Worst Draft Pick of the Last Decade: Western Conference

Over this last decade there have been a plethora of great and not-so-great draft picks made in the NBA Draft. From high potential busts, late-round sleepers, to sure-thing star players, there are always many types of players in each draft. Usually, only a select few end up becoming true stars and difference makers for their...

Each NBA Team’s Worst Draft Pick of the Last Decade: Eastern Conference

Over this last decade there have been a plethora of great and not-so-great draft picks made in the NBA Draft. From high potential busts, late-round sleepers, to sure-thing star players, there are always many types of players in each draft. Usually, only a select few end up becoming true stars and difference makers for their...

What does Zion’s Return Means for Lonzo?

On Wednesday January 22, Zion Williamson lived up to the years of hype as he made his NBA debut against the San Antonio Spurs. While his highlight-reel dunks did not make an appearance, Zion became the first player in NBA history to go four for four from three in their NBA debut. He also dropped...

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What Kobe Means To Us

What Kobe Means To Us

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01/28/2020

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, former Lakers superstar guard Kobe Bryant died tragically in a helicopter crash along with eight other passengers, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Bryant shaped a generation of basketball, inspiring kids all across the planet with his work ethic, drive, skill, and killer instinct. After retiring from the NBA, Bryant was…

What Happened to the Devils this Season?

What Happened to the Devils this Season?

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01/22/2020

The hype was certainly there. In a preseason article, ten out of twenty analysts had the Devils making the playoffs, with most predictions placing them in a top three spot in the Metropolitan Division. Today, the Devils sit eighteen points away from a playoff spot with almost no chance of making it. So, what went…

10 things about Klay Thompson

10 things about Klay Thompson

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01/21/2020

My opening caveat: Yeah, I get it. You don’t feel sorry for me. Yes, I am a Warriors fan, and I know that some part of you is gleeful as to how quickly the Warriors have fallen. There was a starting lineup of Ky Bowman, Jordan Poole, Glenn Robinson III, Eric Paschall, and Willie Cauley-Stein…

Tokyo Olympics – Women’s Soccer

Tokyo Olympics – Women’s Soccer

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01/10/2020

In seven months, the world’s best will be back in action for another mouthwatering international tournament. The seventh edition of the Women’s Olympic tournament will take place in Japan and feature 12 nations from six confederations, with Japan automatically qualifying as the hosts. Half of the 12 team field has already been set, while 18…

The World XI 2010-2019

The World XI 2010-2019

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12/14/2019

The last decade has seen no shortage of spectacular moments in world football.  Andres Iniesta’s goal for Spain in the 2010 World Cup Final kicked off the decade with one of the most dramatic tournament finishes in history. In 2012, Sergio Aguero’s Premier League-winning goal at the death against QPR gave Martin Tyler the most…

First Time Fantasy Football

First Time Fantasy Football

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12/07/2019

The start of December marks many upcoming events, including the end of the fall semester, the hope of a snow day, and the final month of the regular season for the NFL. The final month of the season means that fantasy football leagues around the country are also entering their playoff seasons. Whether there are…

Can Isaiah Thomas Come Back?

Can Isaiah Thomas Come Back?

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11/13/2019

Isaiah Thomas has always been taken for granted; his career and his life have been built off of doing what seems impossible. Thomas has always been overlooked on NBA teams due to his height, which makes  him unable to defend most NBA players. At 5 feet 9 inches, his game has always been based off…


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