Thursday, February 22, 2018

Copa America Preview

Donald Trump isn’t the president of the United States quite yet, and that only means his impenetrable wall along the Mexican border won’t be built in time to prevent the 2016 Copa America from taking place. All the murderers and...

Copa America Final

What happens when an unstoppable force meets another unstoppable force? My guess is absolute carnage, but we’ll find out for sure when Argentina and Chile face off in the Copa America Centenario final on Sunday. In a rematch of last...

Anaheim Ducks: Playoff preview

Anaheim will face the dangerous Nashville Predators in the Western Conference Quarter Finals. For the fourth straight season, the Anaheim Ducks have been crowned Pacific Division champions, but this year, the honor might be more of a curse for Orange...

A’s finish strong after losing four in a row, Dodgers bullpen improves

To commemorate Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, the Oakland A’s chose on Friday night to honor five of the greatest African-American to don the yellow-and-green. Among those in attendance at the pre-game ceremonies Friday were Vida Blue, John “Blue...
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Marcus Mariota has a great showing in his season opener

The Tennessee Titans and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' season opener was a battle between the 2015 NFL draft, number one and number two picks. Jameis Winston was the first overall pick for the Buccaneers and dubbed the clear-cut number one...
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Blue Jays clinch ALDS amid bizarre circumstances

For the first time in 22 years, the Toronto Blue Jays have advanced to the American League Championship Series. The Jays defeated the Texas Rangers 6-3 Wednesday night in a win-or-go-home series finale at the Rogers Centre. The game was...

Bracket Season: reimagining UCL in the NCAA tournament format

This is one of the most wonderful times of the year. No, it isn't Christmas, it’s March Madness! The Champions League is finishing up their round of 16 matches AND the NCAA tournament has been selected. This is one...
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Starting XI: The top 11 story lines leading into the MLS season

Last season was the 20th in MLS history, and by all measures the league took another big step forward. From all kinds of records being broken to more and more big name players deciding to play the beautiful game here...

Cards Avoiding the Broom

A few things come to mind when a traditional baseball follower hears the phrase “the Cardinal way.”  For example: Smart and disciplined front office; a fruitful farm system and development program; consistent players that continue to produce; a loyal...
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NBA is in the air: A look at Clippers media day

Today was a day of introductions, explanations and invitations for the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers organization introduced their new players to the media; Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan explained the so-called hold-up at DeAndre Jordan's Houston...