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DeVonta Smith Wins College Football’s Most Prestigious Honor

It’s a rare occasion for a wide receiver to put up the kind of astronomical numbers DeVonta Smith recorded with the Crimson Tide this season. Smith led the FBS with 105 receptions, 1,641 yards, and 20 TD’s all while averaging 15.6 per catch. Smith dominated the competition all season long as he became the winner of the 85th Heisman Trophy. He received 447 1st place votes which ...

A Wild and Crazy Wild Card Weekend [PREDICTIONS]

14 NFL teams are still alive now that the season has ended and for 18 others, they have cleaned out their lockers, several head coaches have been handed pink slips, and the 12 teams that are playing in this weekend’s wild-card round will try to stay alive so they have the chance to unseat the defending Super Bowl champions, the Kansas City Chiefs. Most of the coaching firings ...

What 2020 Has Taught Us About the Denver Broncos

John Elway Steps Down In a season that saw the Denver Broncos bottomed out as last in the AFC West, going 4-11 missing the postseason for the fifth consecutive season. Longtime Broncos quarterback and General Manager John Elway has stepped down from his position of GM after serving 10 seasons with the Broncos. Elway will remain President of Operations for the Broncos. Leaving ...

NFL Week 16 Short Takes

The holiday season for 2020 has ended and for some NFL teams so have playoff hopes. The next to last weekend in football was completed last Monday Night with some teams keeping their playoff lives alive and for others with just one game to go just ending the season is nothing more than a formality. As I look back on what was in week 16, there were some upsets, expected results ...

NFL Week 17 Quick Picks

We have reached the end. The end of the NFL regular season that is. A season that will well be worth not remembering for all the impact Covid-19 has had on it. But to the league’s credit, they made it through the entire campaign without one game being canceled. They will also get the playoffs done and a Super Bowl champion crowned without a hitch unless something tragically goe ...

Top 5 Most Popular Articles on Abstract Sports in 2020

Take a look at the five most popular articles published on Abstract Sports in 2020.

Are We Seeing Big Ben's Final Days in the NFL?

As of this writing, the Pittsburgh Steelers are mired in a three-game losing streak after having won the first 11 games of the season. When they were 11-0, the Steelers had the look of a Super Bowl contender. Now, they are playing like a last-place team and while having already qualified for the playoffs, most prognosticators are indicating it will be a one-game exit for Pittsb ...

Alvin Kamara Dashes into the Record Books as the New Orleans Saints Become Playoff Bound

The New Orleans Saints sought a 33-52 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Christmas day. In an outpouring of scoring from the Saints offense, despite Quarterback Drew Brees throwing two interceptions and finishing touchdownless. Running Back Alvin Kamara ran away from the Vikings defense scoring an outrageous six touchdowns on 22 carries, totaling 155 rushing yards with a 7.0 ...

NFL Week 16 Quick Picks

With just two weeks remaining in the 2020 NFL season, there will be fans that are more than ready to see an end to this tumultuous campaign while others are eagerly anticipating seeing their team in the post-season. For Pittsburgh Steelers fans, the panic button has officially been pressed for the Black and Gold. Every team is scheduled to play beginning with a Christmas Day m ...

NFL Week 15 Short Takes

When we look back at week 15 in the National Football League for 2020, what will go down as the biggest upset of the season? It just might boil down to either the New York Jets getting their first victory of the season after dropping the first 13 by dumping the playoff-bound Los Angeles Rams or perhaps the Monday Night Football embarrassment the Cincinnati Bengals handed the 11 ...