6/21/17 NBA: Howard, Lopez, Russell Traded

Hornets Acquire D-12 The Atlanta Hawks trade big man Dwight Howard and the 31st pick in this Thursday’s draft to the Charlotte Hornets, in exchange for center Miles Plumlee, shooting guard Marco Belinelli and the 41st pick. This was a salary dump for Howard’s hometown Hawks, who is owed $57 million over the next 2…

NFL Offseason: Tennessee Titans

Are the Tennessee Titans Playoff-bound in 2017? The Tennessee Titans formed a strong rushing attack last season between DeMarco Murray, Derrick Henry, and the mobility of quarterback Marcus Mariota. The offensive line ranked first in all of football, according to Pro Football Focus. Three of their linemen placed in the top-10 at their respective positions.…

Warriors Bounce Cavs in 5

What I enjoyed the most about the 2017 NBA Finals is that the best team put on a display going head-to-head with the best player in basketball that averaged a monster triple-double, the first to do so in Finals’ history. Everyone that was expected to play exceptional basketball did just that. I don’t have a…

NBA Free Agency: Gordon Hayward

I keep telling basketball fans, when it comes to free agency, that I don’t consider Boston to be the favorite to land forward Gordon Hayward. I understand that Brad Stevens coached him at Butler. They will definitely call him and try to ink him to a deal this summer. I don’t think it’s a given…

Tyreke Hill Becomes #1 Receiver

One rookie season, 860 yards, and 11 total touchdowns later, Tyreke Hill takes over the top spot on the depth chart for the Kansas City Chiefs. His quick translation to the pro level allowed the team to shed salary in former Pro Bowler Jeremy Maclin. The Chiefs also got younger after releasing another former Pro…

NBA Finals Intervention

s If you have anything negative to say about LeBron James, keep on hating because that’s really all it is at this point. And that’s fine, just as long as you admit it instead of passing it off as legitimate, objective opinion. James has had a remarkable career since his high school games were being…

5/30/17: NFL News, Romo, Top-100 List

1. Yes, I read that report about the Cowboys not giving Tony Romo’s locker away just yet. If the newly hired CBS broadcaster is still working out and focusing on quarterback mechanics instead of becoming a TV personality, then this is an actual story. In the meantime, Dak Prescott is healthy and the backups are…

5/29/17: Kaepernick, Jacobs, Spurs Free Agency

Giants owner John Mara told The Monday Morning Quarterback that the Giants didn’t discuss signing Kaepernick this offseason, and that they’ve heard from many fans who would be angry if they did. “All my years being in the league, I never received more emotional mail from people than I did about that issue. If any…