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Jazz Pelicans Round Two

The Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans faced off Thursday for the second time in three nights. Utah came out victorious in the prior matchup and was riding an NBA best six-game winning streak, and it seems like my underrated claim is off to a good start. Meanwhile, the Pelicans had lost six of their […]

Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier: Devastating Risk

With Khabib Nurmagomedov out of the picture, the future of the UFC’s lightweight division is bright again. Khabib is a star himself but really got away from his trash talk and exciting fight promotion after fighting Conor McGregor. He retired a few months ago and there is a lot of speculation that he will return, […]

Are The Toronto Raptors Doomed?

Coming into last season, many expected the Toronto Raptors to take a step back after the departure of Kawhi Lenard and they were essentially just as good. This season has been the complete opposite for the Raptors. With high expectations coming into the season the Raptors are now tied with the Pistons for the worst […]

Texas Longhorns: Herman Out, Sarkisian in… Is Texas Back?

“Longhorns Nation — we’re baaaaaaaaack!” Texas hasn’t been “back” since the 2006 Rose Bowl when Vince Young ran in the game winning touchdown on fourth and five to defeat USC and capture the BCS National Championship. Following the 2019 Sugar Bowl, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger announced this to Longhorn fans in his post-game interview after […]

Virginia Tech Has Potential to Dominate ACC

Virginia Tech has always been a team to seasonally plateau in the game of basketball. Year by year, they find themselves eliminated early in the tournament; even after beating teams like Michigan State last year in the Maui Invitational, and most recently against Villanova.  It wasn’t until recently the Hokies earned a spot as an […]

Early Predictions: Big 12 Conference

Big 12 conference play is officially in full swing, hinting at what is to be an exciting and dramatic conference season. Here are my predictions after the first couple of weeks of play. The Elites of the Big 12 Conference Entering as the highest ranked team in the conference, Baylor started strong, crushing Kansas State […]

2020 NBA Underrated Edition: Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz are the most slept on team in the league.But don’t take my word for it; just look at the NBA’s national TV opening week schedule. Utah is nowhere to be found despite being just a few months removed from Donovan Mitchell’s incredible playoff performance. Early media coverage – or lack thereof – […]

College basketball diary

Ian’s College Basketball Diary: Week Four

Somehow college basketball made it through another week; which means another week for my college basketball diary. The full steam ahead model gave us a college football season, and now college basketball is choosing to do the same. Nonetheless, this journal isn’t for another scathing review over the travesty this college basketball season is; I […]

NFL

Rebuild Overview: Miami Dolphins, Year Two

The Miami rebuild is alive and well. Entering the Dolphin’s Week 13 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs, many experts pinned the Chiefs to pick up another victory on their way to hoisting up another super bowl trophy. However, what no one saw coming was the competitive fire displayed by the Miami Dolphins. And without […]

The Truth Hurts.

Prominence to Stardom   Jalen Hurts is no stranger to the national stage. The rookie quarterback has always been accustomed to receiving the country’s attention. In 2016, Hurts was ranked as the #4 overall dual-threat quarterback coming out of high school. In his senior season, he passed for 2,384 yards with 26 touchdown passes and […]

Player Profile: Inside Look at Viktor Hovland

Viktor Hovland. A name that is not commonly associated with the likes of his more renowned colleagues like Tiger Woods or Rory Mccllory. Regardless, it’s a name we should definitely be keeping an eye out for in the foreseeable future.The 23-year-old Norwegian is making his case as the next premier newcomer on the PGA Tour. […]

NBA

Russell Westbrook-John Wall Trade Overview

The Washington Wizards and the Houston Rockets made a massive trade on December 2nd, with the Wizards receiving Rusell Westbrook and the Rockets getting John Wall and a first-round pick in return. Houston has agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to Washington for John Wall and a first-round pick, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) […]

Yankees Off-Season Preview: Re-Signing Lemahieu Top Priority

The 2020 MLB season has come and gone, and so has yet another Yankees World Series opportunity. A sign-stealing scandal, an all-time great Red Sox team, and an absurd amount of injuries the last four seasons barred the Yankees from bringing the Bronx its first World Series title since 2009. With the shortened 2020 season […]