Friday, March 31, 2017

2017 MLB Preview: AL East

With Opening Day just days away, we will be releasing our MLB previews and predictions over the next few days, so keep checking back! Today, we cover the American League East.

American League

EAST DIVISION

Monday, March 27, 2017

Is Tom Thibodeau Ruining Karl-Anthony Towns' Career?

Tom Thibodeau was hired by the Minnesota Timberwolves amid much fanfare and media praise. Thibodeau is by all accounts a defensive genius. He was credited with putting together the defensive scheme that made the KG-led Boston Celtics so good on that side of the ball, and then he became the head coach in Chicago and continued to have dominant defensive teams.


2017 MLB Mock Draft Updated

We've updated our 2017 MLB Mock Draft. It can be found here.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Updated NBA Mock

We've posted our updated NBA Mock Draft this morning. The entire first round can be found here.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The NBA's Rest Problem

With NBA teams valuing their players' health more and more as time goes on, it's no surprise that teams have realized resting players during one of the back-to-back games is not only good for their health but their teams long term winning as well. Playing basketball is hard on anyone's joints, but especially someone who is well over 6 feet tall.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Updated NFL Mock Draft: Picks 22-32

Today, we've posted our third and final installment of our mock draft update. Today's post covers picks 22-32 in the first round.

The entire updated mock draft can be found here.

Picks below the break.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Updated NFL Mock Draft: Picks 11-21

Part 1 can be found here, while the final part will be posted tomorrow. Part 2 below the break.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Updated NFL Mock Draft: Top 10

With the NFL Scouting Combine behind us and most of the key free agents now signed, it's time to take an updated look at our 2017 NFL Mock Draft. Today, we'll reveal the first 10 picks of the first round. The remainder of the round will be revealed by Monday. At this point, we are not projecting any trades.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Byron Buxton Poised for Breakout Season

The Minnesota Twins are expected to be below .500 again this season, one year after finishing with the league's worst record and cleaning house with the front office. They have 120-1 odds to win the World Series, although long odds in the past haven't stopped the Twins

Sunday, March 12, 2017

NCAA Tournament Bracket March Madness

March Madness is upon us! Here's a look at my "quick pick" bracket in which I don't look up any matchups and simply make a quick choice for each game.




Friday, March 10, 2017

Quick Hits: NFL Free Agency and other thoughts

With the early NFL free agent frenzy mostly behind us and college basketball conference tournaments making us yearn for March Madness, here's some quick thoughts from around the sports world:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Bring Back the BCS!

One of the few things the general public seems to agree on is that the NCAA Football BCS computer rankings system was a disaster. As is often the case when computers are making decisions, a few final rankings over the years had some teams and fan bases very angry. Unfortunately, the current system is heavily favored for the big school conferences, which means small schools are scrambling for solutions.


Friday, March 3, 2017

Vikings To Make a Splash in Free Agency

The Minnesota Vikings are gearing up to make a big splash in free agency, it would appear. The team is clearly in win-now mode, despite missing the playoffs last season. A veteran heavy roster and no first round pick means the Vikings know their window to win with their talented defense is going to close soon, and the fact that Super Bowl LII is in Minneapolis is even more incentive.