NBA 2016-17 Western Conference Sleepers
As the NBA opening day approaches it is time to make some predictions. As always, it will be hard for any team in the West to jump into the top 5 occupied by the Warriors, Spurs, Thunder, Trail Blazers, and Clippers, but there will be some shuffling at the bottom. The signing of veterans George […]
Can the USA Win the Copa America Centenario?
The upcoming excitement for American soccer fans is the 2016 Copa America Centenario tournament that begins in early June. Played in the USA, there will be high hopes for the likes of Tim Howard and Clint Dempsey to win a major international tournament. However, unlike the Gold Cups that feature only North American soccer teams, […]
Baseball is Back: But Does Anybody Know what will Happen in 2016?
As a new season of baseball dawns upon us, the weather beckons warmly to spring and the summer beyond with all its lazy evenings and hot dog feasting. Spring training sessions are wrapping up and the players are getting comfortable in their new surroundings at Major League ballparks all throughout America (and Toronto). So what’s […]
A look at the 2016 Rio Olympics
Every 4 years the sporting world turns to one of the greatest competitions of all time: the Olympics. Held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the 2016 Olympic games is a sure bet to be thrill for everyone watching at home, especially for Americans who are usually the most medaled country to participate. Of special note […]
Who will be the surprise NFL team to contend next season?
Despite the salary cap in the NFL, it’s typically the same group of teams (usually those featuring a star quarterback) who contend year in and year out. But every season there’s one or two franchises that seem to come out of nowhere and actually contend. Last year it was the Kansas City Chiefs and the […]
The 2016 NBA Draft Winners and Losers
With the NBA Draft now firmly behind us, it’s time to take a look at which teams stand to come into next season in great shape, and which will continue wilting down the long hard road of despair. Here are the big winners and losers from the 2016 NBA Draft: Winners – Philadelphia 76ers […]
Embrace March Madness: The 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is Here
The time for talk of rankings and bubble teams is over. With the official release of the 2016 bracket for the NCAA tournament, it’s put up or shut up time for the top 68 college basketball teams in America. Here’s what I think will happen: Despite the fact that there isn’t a top tier of […]
Surprising Teams Dominating Baseball this Season
It’s been a recent trend in Major League Baseball, and it’s simply continued into the 2016 season; small market teams have been successful. Last season it was the Kansas City Royals who dominated their way to a World Series trophy. Now it’s a new cast of “little guys” who have defied the odds and are […]
Warriors – Cavaliers NBA Finals is a Dream Matchup
This is the matchup that everyone wanted to see. The Cleveland Cavaliers at full strength against the reigning champion Golden State Warriors who own the best regular season record of all time. It’s the same matchup as the 2015 NBA Finals but this time it won’t just be LeBron James and Matthew Dellavedova for the […]
Philadelphia 76ers Wins NBA Draft Lottery
The NBA Draft Lottery was completed on Tuesday, and it played out quite as it should have, with the worst team in the league being awarded the first overall pick. The 76ers have been on a pretty consistent decline for the past 5 years and finally hit rock bottom. Can either Ben Simmons or Brandon […]