The Oakland Raiders are history and now it’s time on to the new era of the Las Vegas Raiders. On Wednesday, March 18, the silver and black will officially be open for business as they take their first step towards a make or break season. When the toe meets ball in September, a lot will be expected of Jon Gruden’s latest team to work its way to the playoffs. They came closer than many predicted in 2019, so securing the proper free agents and acing the draft again can put this organization on the fast lane to Super Bowl contenders in 2020.
Alabama and Michigan will meet up for the fifth time in series history as they collide in a mouth-watering Citrus Bowl matchup. The last time these two met the Tide clobbered the Wolverines 41-14 in 2012. The last bowl meeting was the 2000 Orange Bowl in Tom Brady‘s farewell game at Michigan. The maize and blue outlasted the Tide by one due to a missed extra point.
Another football season is coming to an end which means a new league year is right around the corner. For the Oakland Raiders, it’s the beginning of a brand new era in Las Vegas. This historical move will officially commence on the night of April 23 in the aforementioned sin city. On that night the Raiders own two first-round picks that will become the new faces of the relocating franchise. They also have three third rounders, a fourth, a sixth, and a seventh to round out the event. With all those assets in tow, the time has arrived to scout some potential eligible draftees that they might be eyeing during the three day extravaganza in their latest hometown.
The 2018 season was a substantial disappointment in Jon Gruden’s return to the Silver & Black. They stumbled to a 4-12 mark with a few brights spots in an otherwise dismal campaign. Now the calendar has turned and 2019 is a chance to make up for all the wrongs made at the beginning of Gruden’s second tenure as the head man. It also appears to be the final goodbye in Oakland with the move to Las Vegas looming in 2020. Continue reading →
One of the most highly anticipated off-seasons in NBA history is in full force. Tonight at 6 p.m. on June 30th is the unofficial official start of NBA free agency. Some mighty large names will be available on the open market to sign for any organization they so desire. Below is a list of names that are free agents and teams who own the most cap space to go wrestling for a player that can join their respective squads.
The San Antonio Spurs are coming off a 48-34 campaign as the seven seed in the Western Conference. They enter the biggest offseason in recent memory with burning questions just like any other team in the league. With two selections in round one, San Antonio can afford to trade up if they so choose to or stay put. Whatever decisions are made will undoubtedly be viewed as franchise-altering for the foreseeable future. Here’s a peek at what the Spurs can accomplish this Thursday night in Brooklyn. Continue reading →
It’s all about upside when it comes to the NBA Draft. This year is no different with athletes littered throughout the entire process. With their minds made up to stay in the draft, the respective development of each prospect will be spotlighted for ages to come. So below is a preview of what could conceivably shakedown with a first-round mock of the 2019 NBA Draft. Continue reading →