Category: Sports

week 1

If I Were A Betting Man: NFL Week 1 2016

  The NFL is here and with that comes spreads, over/unders and totals. Indeed it is a billion dollar industry for Las Vegas. While I’d recommend sitting out Week 1, this is what I’d do if I were a betting man this Week 1 2016.   Tampa Bay at Atlanta...

Rio Olympics

5 Rotten Lows and 6 Jubilant Highs To Watch For In Rio

Tomorrow night begins the Olympics. And while seemingly all Olympic games pull tens of millions of viewers into the celebration of “other” sports (i.e. sports we only care about once every four years) amid a cloud of scandal, uncertainty and worries (Vancouver without snow; Sochi without snow and with inadequate facilities and...

hawks

Hawks Hope Howard Homecoming Will Be A Strong Catalyst

After yet another play-off defeat at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Atlanta Hawks have certainly been actively addressing their roster in the hope of changing the fortunes of the team. It is apparent to many that this could well be the end of an era for the Hawks,...

miko grimes

Miko Grimes Decides On The Popular Bigot Route

Jenna Laine reported on Miko Grimes, the wife of former Miami Dolphins and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Brent Grimes, blasting Miami management using anti-Semitic language that she later tried to clarify. In a tweet referencing Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and executive vice president of football operations Mike Tannenbaum, Miko...

international players

International Players Dominate NBA Draft

Sixteen international players were among the first 30 picks in the 2016 NBA draft Thursday, which set a record for the most foreign-born prospects selected in the first round. The previous record was 12, which was set in 2013. Elias research reports that’s the lowest total of American-born, first-round picks in...

advanced stats

Advanced Stats Guides NBA Top 10 All Time Greatest

This latest championship and finals MVP for LeBron James makes him the 6th-best player of all time in our rankings. We based them on league MVPs, championships, finals MVPs, top 10 all-time cumulative statistics and top 10 advanced statistics. Advanced Stats Basketball consists of one-on-one concepts within a team game. Understanding...

monroe

Monroe Makes A Strong Case For Weed In The NFL

If I was standing next to Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, you would be hard pressed to point out what, if anything, we share in common besides an affinity for the Ravens. However, Monroe has published an article, “Getting Off The T Train,” through the Players’ Tribune, the online...