Josh Elias | May 11th, 2019
As a guy who watches hockey maybe twice a year at most, I just found out that the Tampa Bay Lightning are a thing. In fact, recently, they’ve been quite a successful thing it seems.
Until April. Continue reading
Chad Davis | May 9th, 2019
The 145th Kentucky Derby was one for the century (quite literally) for a number of reasons. After a very controversial disqualification of Maximum Security, Country House emerged victorious as the second biggest longshot to ever win the Kentucky Derby at 65-1. I’m aware that many of you reading this right now will disagree with me as I provide my takes on the Derby, but that’s okay. As I have no bias whatsoever, this is how I saw the situation as an outsider looking in. Continue reading
Josh Elias | May 8th, 2019
Just about a month and a half ago, there was a real sense of optimism surrounding the expansion FC Cincinnati team. Extremely cautious optimism, yes, but optimism nonetheless. Fast forward to today, and The Athletic‘s Kristian Dyer reported this morning that Head Coach Alan Koch has been fired after a 2-7-2 start to the season. Continue reading
Richard Benites| May 6th, 2019
No, it’s not because we’re neighbors with Brad Pitt and Denzel Washington since Hollywood is a hop, skip, and a jump away. Nor is it because we’re all aggressive drivers, stuck in the most congested city in the world. But there just might be something in the water, of our stereotypical sun-kissed beaches, that’s causing the most recent success of both of Los Angeles’ premier soccer clubs. Continue reading
Chad Davis | May 5th, 2019
The Reds are a very temperamental team from year to year when we look at the league as a whole. Some years, the Reds at this point in the season are playing astonishingly well, and at other times, the Reds perform somewhere close to the bottom of the NL. The Reds attempted to right the ship this offseason however. The Reds gained significant amounts of ground by acquiring two outfielders, Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp, and two new starting pitchers, Alex Wood and Sonny Gray. Yet, these additions have failed to make a substantial impact. Matt Kemp has already been waived by the club and Wood has yet to throw a pitch. Sonny Gray has been the only valuable addition as Puig struggles through a slump that is detailed by fellow writer, Kody Clawson, here.
Nick Lynch | May 5th, 2019
Back in September, the UEFA Champion’s league started with 32 of Europe’s best teams. Now in May, only four teams remain: from the English Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, who take on Dutch club Ajax. On the opposite side, you have Spanish giants FC Barcelona who are pitted against last year’s runner up in the competition, Liverpool, who also hail from England. Let’s take a look at what each of the four remaining teams must do to have the opportunity the hoist the most coveted trophy in all of club football. Continue reading