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Disappointments and Pleasant Surprises from the 2022 NFL Season

The 2022 NFL regular season has come to an end. Each season lifts teams and players to glory. While the opposite is true for other players and teams. Let’s look back at notable ascensions and fall offs this season.

How Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi Enthralled the Football World

FIFA World Cup 2022 recently concluded in Qatar. This was one of the most thrilling editions ever. Watching Asian teams dominate European and South American teams in the group stage left everyone exhilarated. It was a dream for the likes of Ronaldo, Messi, and Neymar, among others to win this coveted trophy. With Portugal and Brazil getting knocked out in the Quarter-finals; it ...

Steelers Season is Back from the Dead

Regardless if the Pittsburgh Steelers make the playoffs this season or not, a victory in the final game of the season against the Cleveland Browns (which is a home game for the Black and Gold) would be almost as good as a playoff victory.

Niagara Falls to be Illuminated in Blue in support of Damar Hamlin and Buffalo

Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Falls Illumination Board will illuminate both the American Falls and Canadian Horseshoe Falls in blue tonight from 9:00 to 9:15 p.m. in support for Damar Hamlin, the Buffalo Bills, and the City of Buffalo.

Are Non-Champion UFC Fighters Underpaid?

Recently the UFC held a fight card which was UFC Fight Night 216: Cannonier vs. Strickland. This article is not about the results of that fight but instead about what those fighters earned as a salary for the night. UFC President Dana White has no qualms about making public the dollar amounts his organization makes per fight card and what he is paying his fighters. Dana White ...

Franco Harris and the Immaculate Reception

The month of December is one of remembrance for fans of Pittsburgh sports and those who still live in the city. This year is especially important as it marks the 50th anniversary of two events that will stand the test of time and represent the highest of highs and the lowest of lows for Pittsburgh Steelers fans and Pirates fans everywhere. I recently authored an article for Ab ...

Remembering Roberto Clemente

If you are a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and were watching them play in the 1960s and 1970s then you may not realize that this month marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of Buccos' superstar and Baseball Hall of Fame member Roberto Clemente.

The Impact of World War II on Sports Leagues

One of the major events which shook the world to the core in the mid-20th century is World War II. The period between 1939 to 1945, the world witnessed a traumatic and ghastly period marked by horrendous bloodshed, bombings, and innumerable deaths. WWII was ultimately won by the allied powers marshaled by the US, Japan, and the soviet union, defeating the Hitler-led Axis powers ...

Did Los Angeles Take Away Russell Westbrook's Joy for the Game?

In the halftime show of opening night between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers, Charles Barkley had to get something off his chest and I didn’t see it coming on the first game of the season.

Journeyman Quarterback Rejuvenates Career in Seattle

Veteran quarterback, Geno Smith, is notorious for being involved in a locker room fight, fracturing his jaw in 2015 as a member of the New York Jets. Seven years later, Smith has inconspicuously found success as a Seahawk. Following the Seahawks' departure of Super Bowl Champion, Russell Wilson in March via a blockbuster trade with the Denver Broncos, expectations for Seattle ...