Posts in this category are focused on specific games/events that have more significance than just any other game. Games that would fall under this category could include Kobe's last game (too bad we weren't around yet to cover that game), the recent World Series Game 7 and the significance of the outcome on either side and a game that might determine whether a certain team will make it to the playoffs. Essentially, a game qualifies as a "storyline event" if there is more at stake than trying to get the win.
For these posts, we try to do a Preview of what is at stake for that game and maybe giving a prediction of the outcome. As the game is in progress, you might catch the contributor of that post-live-tweeting from our Twitter account @AbstractSports, or piling up a story on Instagram. When the game is over the contributor for that post is expected to write up a recap of that game, breaking down what actually happened and possibly comparing the outcome with their prediction.
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.
Every NFL Team's Best Franchise Quarterbacks in History
Recently I wrote about the quarterbacks for the Pittsburgh Steelers and noted that Terry Bradshaw and Ben Roethlisberger were probably the only true franchise QBs to ever play in Pittsburgh. That leads me to wonder, of all 32 NFL teams, who was (or is) each club’s “franchise” quarterback?