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10 biggest wild card college football teams in 2015

By Braden Gall  Predicting college football is an inexact science that’s more difficult to pinpoint than any other sport due to roster turnover, as well as the volatility when it comes to developing personnel and new coaches. We use depth charts, recruiting rankings, stats, schedules, history, coaching and gut instincts to predict each conference to the best of our abilities...
Via Athlon Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The current state of bullpen usage in 2015

By Craig Edwards The number of innings a team’s bullpen throws over the course of the season has less to do with the performance of the bullpen than the performance of the starters. Teams with starters pitching deep into games rely less on relievers, leaving the bullpen well-rested and allowing the manager to leverage a team’s best relievers in more important situations. A great...
Via Fangraphs
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

How the 76ers got it right with the new logo

The 76ers did a great job with their logo redesign, now fans just hope they can translate some of that success to the basketball court. The post How The Philadelphia 76ers Got It Right With Logo Updates appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

How to fix the NBA regular season schedule

By Sam Quinn Serious question: Could a team comprised entirely of injured players on playoff teams win the championship? Here’s the likely rotation: PG: Chris Paul/John Wall/Kyle Lowry SG: Wes Matthews/Chandler Parsons SF: Paul Millsap/Chandler Parsons PF: Kevin Love/Pau Gasol/David Lee C: Al Horford/Tiago Splitter They’re certainly lacking for wing depth, but damn does...
Via The Sports Post
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds going after MLB for collusion

By Steve DelVecchio San Francisco Giants legend Barry Bonds is going after Major League Baseball over the way his career ended in 2007. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the All-Time home run king is proceeding with a case against MLB and claiming collusion by the league’s owners. Bonds apparently feels that teams got together after he played his last game in 2007 —...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Tom Izzo shows support for Memphis Grizzlies

By Matt Hladik. “Whoop That Trick” by Terrence Howard was one of the songs on the soundtrack of the 2005 movie Hustle & Flow. It’s edgy and pretty much self-explanatory. If you’re in the mindset to kick some butt, this is the song to listen to.  Howard’s character in the film, DJay, is a pimp and an aspiring rapper from Memphis. Starting back in the 2013 playoffs...
Via College Spun
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Brady's agent blasts league, suspension, Wells report

By Larry Brown. The agent for Tom Brady issued a statement Monday in response to the harsh penalties levied by the NFL against the Patriots for Deflategate. In his statement, Don Yee says he will appeal the suspension to Brady. He says the Wells Report will be “exposed.” “The discipline is ridiculous and has no legitimate basis. In my opinion, this outcome was pre-determined...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down the beautiful chaos of Canelo-Kirkland

By Fight Like Sugar "Are you not entertained?" - Maximus Decimus Meridius If you had anything negative to say about boxing because of how Mayweather-Pacquiao unfolded, then I hope you watched Canelo vs Kirkland. In three rounds, Canelo Alvarez tamed the wild James Kirkland in a knockdown affair every fight fan should watch. Kirkland lived up to a lot of expectations on Saturday...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Florida State the favorite to land Everett Golson

By Glenn McGraw Everett Golson could soon be suiting up for the Florida State Seminoles. On Monday afternoon, Ryan Bartow of Noles247 reported that FSU is the “frontrunner” to land the former Notre Dame quarterback. A source reportedly told Bartow that “barring a last-minute change of heart or any influence from elsewhere, [Florida State’s] where he’s headed.” There...
Via Gamedayr
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski celebrated 26th birthday in Las Vegas

By Steve DelVecchio New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will turn 26 on Thursday, and he celebrated the only way he knows how over the weekend — Las Vegas style. Gronk hosted a party at Rehab, the Hard Rock Hotel’s famous pool bash. He was presented with multiple birthday cakes and busted out plenty of his token dance moves. Enjoy: Yes, that's @RobGronkowski in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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