NFL Regular Season Awards

One of the most compelling and enthralling regular seasons in NFL history has drawn to a close. As I mentioned in a previous article, offenses and quarterbacks operated at historic levels of efficiency in 2018. With the playoffs in close proximity, it now appropriate to present my version of the NFL awards. Some were more …

Under-the-Radar Target For the Yankees Could Be A Bargain

The gossip and speculation about Manny Machado and Bryce Harper potentially becoming Yankees will never subside until free agency is “over”. Although Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has downplayed the notion that his team could sign the 2015 NL MVP, it could just be a clandestine approach. Manny Machado has been …

Another NHL Labor Stoppage? Don’t Be Surprised If History Repeats Itself Again

The old adage is that history tends to repeat itself, and that certainly resonates in the annals of labor disputes in the National Hockey League. Under the provisions of the current collective bargaining agreement, the league can opt out on September 1st, 2019, and two weeks after, the NHL Player’s …

The Long Grey Line: The Inside Story of the Resurrection of Army Football

The tears of Trent Steelman had become emblematic of the futility of West Point football for the better part of the last 30 years. Army had lost to Navy for the 11th straight time, and that streak would continue. Rich Ellerson had brought about a mollified demeanor during his five-year tenure …

College Football Playoff: Contenders and Pretenders

Alabama remains the top team in the nation, Michigan still can’t beat Ohio State, and Notre Dame solidified its standing as a legitimate playoff team. With the regular season all wrapped up, only the conference championships separate us from another enthralling bowl season. Like or dislike the committee, their decisions …