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To Some of the Greats, Age is Just a Number

This season in the National Football League there is a buzz about how Tom Brady is still going strong at 44 years old and having won the Super Bowl once again this past February. But before singling out Brady as being special at his age, consider there have been many other players who played in their respective sport beyond the age of 40. Some may have not reached the level of ...

The Mysterious Career of Calvin Johnson

A first ballot 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, Calvin Johnson was one of the most polarizing athletes of all time. One of the greatest Wide Receivers to ever play in the NFL decides to retire in bizarre fashion, at the age of 30 years old with four seasons remaining on his contract. Background In college Calvin Johnson played in his home state of Georgia, playing thr ...

Seattle Mariners Heartbreak for Twenty Years and Counting

October 6, 2001 featured another win for the 2001 Seattle Mariners over the Texas Rangers by a score of 1-0. The Mariners were on pace to their historic 116-win season while the Rangers were amid a losing season. To make matters even sweeter for the Mariners, they held their former superstar Alex Rodriguez hitless. It was righteous revenge against a player who had left the Seat ...

The NIL and College Football's Future

Have we opened a Pandora’s box?

Not Everything is About Winning 27 World Series

The 2021 MLB season is now halfway done and for the first time, New York Mets are exciting. The change in ownership has signified a new chapter in Mets baseball. Now that the Wilpons are gone, franchise owner Steve Cohen has focused on building a winning culture. That seems to be paying off as the Mets as of July 17, 2021, are in 1st place in the NL East Division. Still, the le ...

Quick History of the New York Yankees

Baseball history is filled with interesting facts that any fan loves to dwell over. As a Yankees fan, I would like to take a moment to dwell on these facts especially as a new decade is upon us. The 2010s is the first decade since the 1910s where the Yankees did not make the World Series and it's the first decade since the 1980s where the Yankees did not win the World Series. ...

What are the Euro 2020 Guidelines on COVID-19 Schedules

UEFA will initially try to reschedule affected matches within 48-hours Sergio Busquets' positive COVID-19 test has been a reminder for all associated with the association of Euro 2020, the infection is as yet pervasive in regular daily existence and individuals need to stay cautious, however exactly what are the competition rules in regards to a group enduring a likely Schedul ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famers

With this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2021 announced, in that group is Alan Faneca who had been trying to get in for years and now he joins a long list of former Pittsburgh Steelers who are enshrined in the hallowed halls in Canton, Ohio. Of all the NFL teams, the Chicago Bears have the most men enshrined in Canton with 35. The Washington Football Team/Redskins a ...

History of UFC Champions in MMA

For the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) the month of March has begun and they are offering up perhaps their biggest month in history that will be highlighted by some great cards and five championship fights. It begins on March 6 with UFC 259 that will see champions Amanda Nunes, Jan Blachowicz, and Stipe Miocic all defending their respective weight class belts on the same ...

Best Number One Pick for Every Team in NFL Draft History

The 2021 NFL draft is approaching and the Jacksonville Jaguars are on the clock. For the first time in the team’s short history, the Jags own the league’s first overall pick in the selection process. It is the consensus of most that Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence will be this year’s number one pick and will take over at quarterback in Jacksonville. If the Jaguars in fact draft Lawr ...