Late Houston Surge Spoils Kings’ Home Opener 105-100

By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz, @ORzodkiewicz Behind a few late James Harden moments, the Rockets were able to outlast the Sacramento’s youthful offense in the Golden1 Center’s second season. With 26 seconds left in the game, a replayed call sent Eric Gordon to the free-throw line to put the Rockets up 5 and seal the game. Harden … Continue reading Late Houston Surge Spoils Kings’ Home Opener 105-100

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Jemele Hill Suspended for Tweet Calling for a Boycott of Jerry Jones’ Sponsors

By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz @ORzodkiewicz ESPN again put its foot down on Jemele Hill's social agenda when the sports media powerhouse suspended Hill for two weeks after she sent out a tweet Monday night regarding a boycott of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' sponsors according to @ESPNPR on Twitter. This play always work. Change happens when advertisers … Continue reading Jemele Hill Suspended for Tweet Calling for a Boycott of Jerry Jones’ Sponsors

NBA Draft Lottery Reform: Adam Silver’s Latest League Renovation

The NBA lottery system will undergo change after the league's board of directors voted 28-1-1 in favor of regulations to discourage tanking according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Rules on player rest were also included, and both updates will be implemented in 2019. The announcement from NBA commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday came with changes … Continue reading NBA Draft Lottery Reform: Adam Silver’s Latest League Renovation

The Bengals’ Back-to-Back Bungles

The Cincinnati Bengals failed to pass the pylons again on Thursday, and the clock has begun to tick on their season. By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz @ORzodkiewicz The Bengals produced nine total points in their first two games, reaching the endzone zero times in 53:45 total minutes of possession in their own building. "We [were not] good … Continue reading The Bengals’ Back-to-Back Bungles

The 2017-18 NFL All-Surprise Team

By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz @ORzodkiewicz The NFL's deep player pool allows for the sudden shining seasons from mostly unknowns that fans rally behind. These are the players that throw preseason predictions out the window and miraculously force themselves into the limelight of professional football. Whether they're young and unproven, looking to thwart an injury bug, or … Continue reading The 2017-18 NFL All-Surprise Team

The 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates Refuse to Pack Up

Don't look now, but the chase for the NL Central crown just became a lot tighter. By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz On May 12, 2017, the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped their sixth straight contest en route to a division-worst record of 14-22, falling six games back of the then-first place St. Louis Cardinals. The young Tyler Glasnow unceremoniously … Continue reading The 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates Refuse to Pack Up

The Evasiveness of Winning: A James Harden Complex

By: Oscar Rzodkiewicz James Harden's impeccable regular season in 2017 was undercut on Thursday night as the NBA MVP-hopeful posted only 10 points with two made field goals and six turnovers in a 114-75 concession to the Spurs in Houston. Prior to the contest, it appeared the basketball gods tried to setup a decisive Game 7 … Continue reading The Evasiveness of Winning: A James Harden Complex

Bracket Busting Assertions from March Madness’ Opening Weekend of 2017

You will never create a perfect bracket, but there are some implicit elbow nudges from the first two rounds of 2017 that might help you get a few picks closer next year. Over 70 million brackets get penned out every year by college basketball enthusiasts, casual fans, and your mom--who swears she did the research. … Continue reading Bracket Busting Assertions from March Madness’ Opening Weekend of 2017

Goodnight, Sweet King: The DeMarcus Cousins Gut Punch

The former cornerstone of Sacramento basketball is stunningly gone, and Kings fans wish DeMarcus Cousins nothing but success. DeMarcus Cousins made his third-straight All-Star appearance this weekend in New Orleans. He posted only two points in three minutes played, and the cogs that began to turn behind the scenes that planned his departure from Sacramento were … Continue reading Goodnight, Sweet King: The DeMarcus Cousins Gut Punch

Signs of Hope For a Few NFL Teams that Missed the Playoffs

These teams will have to witness the Lombardi Trophy get lifted by somebody else this postseason, but each had their own silver lining to pair with their underwhelming seasons. Every season, 32 NFL teams make their push to enter the playoffs and get a chance to secure a Super Bowl for their franchise and celebrate with … Continue reading Signs of Hope For a Few NFL Teams that Missed the Playoffs