Now that the NHL Trade Deadline is behind us the rosters are now set for the stretch run of the regular season. We are now going to look back at the major trades that took place leading to the deadline and grading each team's performance.
So many recent surprising successes and failures have upended what we understand to be a good hire or a good fit. No one can truly say who will be able to win at their new gig and who will flounder into mediocrity.
NFL quarterbacks tend to be the highest-profile players in the NFL, with the Super Bowl being no exception. Can you name the 25 players who have earned Super Bowl MVP honors playing different positions?
Trask’s stats with the Gators last season suggests that he could very well perform at a high level in the NFL. The prototypical 6-foot-5 signal caller threw for 4,283 yards while leading the NCAA 43 touchdowns and throwing a mere eight interceptions.
Urban Meyer is the latest college coach to attempt an NFL replication of his previous success. He would not be the first one. The Pro Football Hall of Fame features a few college leaders who made the leap, and the NFL has seen others succeed as well.
Sometimes it is a guy who looks like he'll develop into an NBA player in a couple of years but breaks out in the tournament and becomes an immediate prospect. With the draft still months away, here are the draft risers and fall-ers from March Madness.
Whether it be a big debut for a rookie, an inspirational comeback or season for the history books at the plate or on the mound, or shot caller that makes all of the right moves off of it, there is a potential award winner waiting within every franchise.
Future mock drafts may focus more on the fit with and needs of the team making the selection, but for this first version, an introduction to each prospect containing a short summary of the player's strengths and weaknesses seemed most appropriate. Enjoy!
Bauer started against the Athletics on Wednesday, when he yielded two earned runs on 10 strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings. The umpires from that game have since collected multiple “suspicious baseballs” that Bauer threw.
Ultimately, this is a substantial contract for Holiday and a large financial commitment on the part of the Bucks, but it also was unmistakably one of the more risk-averse deals for a player of Holiday’s caliber and leverage position we have seen in recent memory.
The unthinkable Baylor turnaround is complete. The Baylor Bears dominated Gonzaga from the start of Monday’s national championship to the end, winning 86-70 to take home their first ever national championship.