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Latest Posts

Eric Reid’s Grievance Against the NFL with Insight from Former NBA star Etan Thomas

Eric Reid was ranked the 10th best safety in the NFL according to Bleacher Report last season. He’s a former pro-bowler and five year starter with the 49ers. Reid is only 26 years old and wa

The Significance of Changing Yawkey Way

Last week, the city of Boston unanimously decided to change the name of Yawkey way, after the longest tenured Red Sox owner from 1933 until his death in 1976. The street was named after him

Ohtani who? Joe Kelly is the Next Babe Ruth

On April 12, 1922, Babe Ruth watched the Yankees' season opener from the stands thanks to a six week suspension for barnstorming. While many saw the suspension as overbearing and unnecessary...

2018 College Quarterbacks That May End Up Overseas

With the NFL draft approaching, players and fans alike wait excitedly and apprehensively to hear the right name get called by right team. Many of the country’s best signal-callers will don t

Sam Darnold: Hallowed Be Thy Deep Ball

So apparently Easter came twice this year. Today was the first day that I woke up with perfect prayer hands, mumbling praises to Sam Darnold (blessed be thy right arm). Last night, the great

PFT Commenter is Disrupting Sports Media One “Taek” at a Time

PFT Commenter rose to fame in early 2012 thanks to his unbelievably creative, controversial, and funny comments on sports. While his comments go right past many fans, those familiar with his

The Billie Jean King of Golf

Billie Jean King is best known for her 1973 exhibition tennis match against 55 year old Bobby Riggs. King was not the first woman to play against a man (she was the second behind Margaret Co...

Colin Kaepernick’s Tryout Invitation Retracted Due to Kneeling for Anthem

Colin Kaepernick was supposed to be hosted by the Seattle Seahawks for a tryout according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. He has not played in the NFL since the 2016 season, and is best known for b

Tim Tebow and the Power of Sports

Earlier this month, Tim Tebow was asked, “How do you balance your career and your charity work?“ It’s a straightforward question, but Tebow responded with a heavy answer that no one expected

2018 MLB Attendance Analysis

Some of the most shocking storylines so far have been the fact that the Pirates are in first place in the NL Central, the Red Sox have won 7 straight, and the Marlins are just as bad as ever...

Donald Trump’s Take on Sports, including Interview with White House Correspondent Jordan Fabian

  In 1965, 21 of the 80 football players selected to the 1965 All Star Game started the first racially and politically motivated protest in the NFL. Subject to obscene amounts of rac

Which college has the most players in the NBA?

Since it's March Madness, why not see if teams'  success in the NCAA tournament translates to success in the NBA. Average tournament seed and missed tournaments are since 2009 (so ove...

Houston Likes Their Odds for a 2018 Title

 Starting out the 2017-2018 season, the NBA odds for the season told a familiar tale; Golden State and Cleveland were favorites to win it all again. However, as the season has progressed, th

Biggest NCAA Tournament Snubs

USC Southern Cal made it to the Pac-12 championship game against Arizona. They were the #2 seed in the conference, ahead of #4 seed UCLA, who is in against St. Bonaventure in the First Four

Bracketbluster’s Anticipated Bracket – Final Bracket March 11th

Selection Sunday has finally arrived. The 2018 NCAA March Madness Selection Show will be hosted on TBS tonight at 6 pm EST. Based on raw data and statistics, below is our projected final bra...

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