The Future of Flash Gordon

From November 17, 2013 to December 8, 2013, Josh Gordon was the greatest receiver in NFL history. He went for 125 yards in Week 11, followed that up with 237 yards in Week 12, somehow outdid himself the next week going for 261 yards, and closed with 151 yards against the Patriots. In true Browns...

Legion of Bust

The Seattle Seahawks. Just hearing their name should cause an immediate response: you either love them or you hate them. Even when I could not differentiate between the Seahawks and the Eagles, I was able to guess who the Seahawks were based on people’s reactions. They are the team you love to hate, yet being...

Eight-Win Jacob DeGrom is Your Obvious Cy Young Winner

On Sunday, Jacob DeGrom had another magnificent outing for the New York Mets. Facing the MLB-leading Boston Red Sox, he surrendered just three runs over seven innings pitched, extending his single-season record of consecutive starts allowing three or fewer runs to 27. He allowed just one walk and recorded 12 strikeouts against one of the...

Bell’s Unwell: Le’Veon’s Potential Landing Spots

Week 2 of the NFL season is already here, but Le’Veon Bell is not. Begrudged over his third straight franchise tag from the Steelers, Bell has hidden behind agent Adisa Bakari. As both parties – Bell and the Steelers – seem to be in a stalemate, it is unclear when we will next see No....

Why the Raiders won the Khalil Mack trade

Reactions to the Oakland Raiders’ trade of superstar defensive end Khalil Mack to the Chicago Bears on September 1st have poured in from every corner of the NFL world. The consensus on the deal is that Mack’s move to the Windy City is equally as damning for the Raiders as it is thrilling for the...

Out West, A Mixed Bag for PAC-12 New Hires

The Pac-12 promised to be one of college football’s most interesting conferences in 2018 after five new head coaches were hired this offseason to lead their programs to “After Dark” supremacy – and what a quintet we have on our hands. First-time head coaches Mario Cristobal and Justin Smith were tabbed at Oregon and Oregon...

Halftime Sports

Pitcher Protection: Safety in MLB called into question

Pitcher Protection: Safety in MLB called into question

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03/24/2014

Major League Baseball made a big step earlier this off-season in making professional baseball a safer game for players with its adoption of the new rules regarding contact between a runner and the catcher at home plate. Commissioner Bud Selig has made it very clear with several decisions in recent years that he believes the…

The Love is Gone: ESPN and the Big EAST

The Love is Gone: ESPN and the Big EAST

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03/24/2014

“What are we supposed to do After all that we’ve been through When everything that felt so right is wrong Now that the love is gone.” -”Love is Gone” by David Guetta Other than resisting that inner desire to start humming along to the rest of this catchy party tune and break out in dance,…

Bob Cousy: the Houdini of the Hardwood

Bob Cousy: the Houdini of the Hardwood

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03/23/2014

Superstars come in many shapes and sizes. They are big, small, smart, stupid, arrogant, and some of them are even insane. The one thing they have always had in common, however, is their ability to make us turn on our TVs and forget about everything except for what they show. They teach us how to…

Manziel’s Secret Weapon: Analyzing Mike Evans

Manziel’s Secret Weapon: Analyzing Mike Evans

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03/23/2014

Just about every prolific college quarterback of the past decade has had a great wide receiver. Tim Tebow had Percy Harvin and Aaron Hernandez, Robert Griffin III had Josh Gordon, Brandon Weeden had Justin Blackmon, and Ken Dorsey had Andre Johnson just to name a few. This trend holds true in this year’s NFL draft….

Keep it American: Opening Day abroad needs to go

Keep it American: Opening Day abroad needs to go

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03/23/2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks opened the Major League Baseball season last Saturday and Sunday with two games in Sydney, Australia. The season opener for the two teams was part of an initiative the MLB has been working on over the years in order to spread the popularity of baseball all over the…

National Transfers Helping or Hurting USMNT?

National Transfers Helping or Hurting USMNT?

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03/21/2014

On Tuesday, 18 year-old Bayern Munich forward Julian Green applied to FIFA for a change in national team allegiances, deciding to join the US National Team.  Green was born in Tampa to an American father and a German mother, but has spent most of his life in Germany.   A young player with more potential than…

Eye of the Tiger: Is a comeback deserved?

Eye of the Tiger: Is a comeback deserved?

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03/21/2014

It has been almost 6 years since Tiger Woods last won a major championship. In those 6 years he has played 18 majors and failed to win a single one. While he is a four-time Masters champion, he hasn’t won at Augusta National in nine years. Ever since his personal life blew up, he hasn’t…

Basketbrawls: Fighting in the NBA

Basketbrawls: Fighting in the NBA

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03/21/2014

“I would say I would loosen up a little bit the rules about the fighting fines. That’s what I would loosen up. Because today you go to an ice hockey game, and the one thing they’re waiting for is a fight, you know what I’m saying? So if they could set it up something like…

NFL Parity thanks to free agency

NFL Parity thanks to free agency

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03/20/2014

March is typically a month reserved for basketball hype; NBA playoffs loom and the NCAA tournament begins. However, unbeknownst to many people, NFL free agents are trying to find employement. Free agency plays a huge role in preserving the “any given Sunday” parity that seems to exist in the NFL, which is one of the…

Borowitz Repor: Philly looks to the future

Borowitz Repor: Philly looks to the future

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03/20/2014

When the Philadelphia 76ers started the season on a stunning winning streak, the basketball world took notice. Philadelphia began with a remarkable come-from-behind victory over the defending champion Miami Heat, led by a performance from rookie Michael Carter-Williams, who looked like a seasoned veteran for much of the contest. Experts began talking about Philadelphia as…


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