...MLB commissioner Robert Manfred announced that the Negro Leagues are now recognized as Major Leagues by Major League Baseball. What that means is that Negro League stats now count, which of course affect the player and team rankings.
The Houston Astros have been punished, but has justice truly been served? That’s the big question hovering around Major League Baseball as commissioner Rob Manfred makes a futile attempt to move on from one of the biggest scandals in league history.
The Baltimore Ravens have now won nine straight games, becoming the top team in the NFL. The playoff picture is now more muddled after an exciting Week 14.
Week 12 proved to be a big one in the NFL as the top two teams, the San Francisco 49ers and the New England Patriots each delivered convincing victories.
Week 11 of the NFL season was an eventful one, starting with the Denver Broncos giving up a 20-0 lead, before falling to the Minnesota Vikings.
Week 9 in the NFL Season had a few major upsets, including the New England Patriots losing their first game of the year.
The Dodgers might have stayed in Brooklyn.
With Jay Gruden out as the Head Coach of the Washington Redskins, one has to wonder if Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn is the next to go.
They wanted to watch a fight, to see blood.
Ten-and-out: Real Football.
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Talk about a roller coaster of emotions! I went from really high after seeing and hearing the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team DARING to say: “What do you deserve?” “I deserve this, everything.” “You deserve all of it, everything, you deserve this. She belongs.”
When a contest features two of the top five offenses in the National Football League, one would think that offensive fireworks were going to be on display, but Super Bowl LIII proved to be anything but an offensive showcase. The two defenses ruled the day, as the two teams combined for the fewest points scored in Super Bowl history and the New England Patriots stifled the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3. The win was the sixth title for the Patriots, tying them with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most in NFL history.
On Sunday, February 3, Super Bowl LIII will get underway as the New England Patriots will square off against the Los Angeles Rams in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. This will be the third straight Super Bowl appearance for the Patriots and their ninth in the era of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. For the Rams, it will be just their fourth appearance in the NFL’s biggest game.
It took just four pitches for New York Yankee slugger Aaron Judge to set the tone for Wednesday night’s American League Wild Card game. That was when the Yankees star blasted a two run homer over the left field wall to put his team on top as New York would roll to a 7-2 victory that enabled the team to advance to the ALDS where they will take on the Boston Red Sox beginning Saturday night.… more
The Supreme Court of the United States has just overturned a law that prevented sports betting in 46 of the fifty states, and made it all but impossible to legally bet on a specific game anywhere other than Nevada.
Jemele Hill, the 41 year-old co-anchor of the ESPN’s flagship SportsCenter program, set off a political firestorm a few days ago, when she tweeted out the comment, shown above, labeling President Donald J. Trump as a “white supremacist."
Jordan Spieth won the Masters on Sunday in dominating fashion, but it never seemed like that. The 21-year-old out of Texas University won his first major tournament in grand fashion, leading at the end of every round and never allowing an opponent to get within less than three shots of his score.… more
The NFL's 2015 free agency period was one of the most exciting and comment-worthy in recent history. While the Dallas Cowboys' off-season moves were headlined by the loss of running back DeMarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles, the acquisition of defensive end Greg Hardy has been attracting a lot of conversation.
Panic struck for a few fleeting moments Monday night after the game clock had run out in Manhattan, Kansas. The Kansas State Wildcats basketball team had just secured a win over in-state rival Kansas University on K-State’s home floor when the euphoric student section flooded the court to celebrate the 70-63 upset victory.… more
Team officials for the Denver Broncos have confirmed to ESPN that quarterback Peyton Manning will be returning for the 2015 NFL season. Even though he still had another year remaining on his contract with Denver, some club officials feared Manning was considering retirement after another disappointing end to the Broncos’ season.… more
Super Bowl XLIX was the final wrap on the 2014 football season, and featured a contest that not many people will never forget. New England Patriots (14-4) and Seattle Seahawks (14-4) fans gathered in front of their television sets Sunday evening to watch their favorite teams battle for the championship title.
Super Bowl Sunday kicks off at 6:30PM EST, Sunday night on NBC at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The two teams facing off this year are the New England Patriots, who had an excellent season with a 14-4 record, and last year’s champions, the Seattle Seahawks, who also had a terrific season with a 14-4 record.… more
Worldwide, over 160 million people tuned into the Super Bowl in 2014, and that number is expected to increase again this year. If that number sounds staggering, consider the fact that over $119 million dollars was wagered on that Super Bowl at sports books in Nevada alone. According to Pregame.com,
They are using adjectives like “pointless” and “bizarre” in Chicago, but the Bears’ benching of quarterback Jay Cutler may make perfect sense. While most media outlets focus on Cutler’s future in Chicago – with good reason – this episode may have as much, or more, to do with Coach Marc Trestman as it does with Cutler.… more
If there is one thing the College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings have brought about—besides controversy—in its inaugural season, it is a slate of increasingly important NCAA football games week after week. As the season winds down, the importance
ESPN, the self-proclaimed World-Wide Leader in Sports, is coming under fire this week for a perceived bias toward the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The accusations were leveled following the announcement of the initial College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday when three of the top four spots in the poll went