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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...

Bracketbluster’s Anticipated Bracket – Pre-Games March 11th

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

Bracketbluster’s Anticipated Bracket – March 10th

#1 Seeds: Virginia Villanova Duke Cincinnati Last Four in: Missouri Florida State Baylor Notre Dame First Four out: Oklahoma Middle Tennessee NC State Nebraska Next Four...

Derrius Guice Asked if He “Likes Men” During Team Interview at Combine

Derrius Guice is one of the top running back prospects in the 2018 NFL draft class. He did well at the combine in the physical drills, running a 4.49 40-yard dash, the fifth best among runni...

Athletes Secretly Supporting their teams’ Rivals?

Towards the end of the 2017 MLB season, pictures surfaced of young Aaron Judge sporting a Red Sox t-shirt as a teenager, despite playing for the Yankees. The greatest rivalry in all sports h...

Bracketbluster’s Anticipated Bracket – March 8th

#1 Seeds: Virginia Villanova Duke Xavier New At-Large Teams in: Notre Dame Boise State New At-Large Teams out: Arizona State NC State Last Four in: Notre Dame Oklahoma Bo...

Bracketbluster’s Anticipated Bracket – March 4th

#1 Seeds: Virginia Villanova Duke Purdue Last Four in: Kansas St NC State Arizona St Providence First Four out: Notre Dame Syracuse Boise St Marquette Next Four out: Pe...

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