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Fan Signed by MLB Team After Hitting 96MPH at Stadium’s Radar Booth

How's this for unbelievable: https://twitter.com/cpatterson_7/status/1150829879476260864?s=20 Two weeks ago, Nathan Patterson was at a Rockies game, where he competed in a Coors Light speed pitch challenge. In the video above, he hits 96 mph multiple times. Fast forward to today, where he just signed with the Oakland Athletics to a minor league deal. According

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Visualizing MLB Teams by Social Media Followings

On our Twitter over the last month, we’ve been periodically posting charts that breakdown MLB fanbase presences over different social media sites. With all the data collected, it’s time to consolidate and dive a bit deeper into how and where baseball fans show the most support for their team. A lot

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The Next Generation of NBA Advanced Stats

When you picture a GM, you probably think of an old former player turned front office guy using his playing experience and knowledge of the game piecing together a team with the monetary and regulatory contraints at hand.. More realistically, the picture in your head is the plot line from

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Draftkings MLB Optimal Lineup 6/11/19 (7pm Slate)

We’re back with another optimal Draftkings MLB lineup for today’s 7pm slate! We’ve been on fire with cashing so let’s get right into another lineup! Optimal Lineup Position Name Salary Points P Kenta Maeda $9,700.00 19.548 P Trent Thornton $7,000.00 14.075 C Kurt Suzuki $4,100.00 10.367 1B Eric Hosmer $3,800.00 10.133 2B Shed Long $3,300.00 9.116 3B Miguel Sano $4,400.00 12.671 SS Trea Turner $4,900.00 16.993 OF Starling Marte $4,800.00 15.592 OF Cesar Puello $3,800.00 13.601 OF Franmil Reyes $4,200.00 13.525 Total $50,000.00 135.621 Good luck to all daily fantasy players.

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White House Cancels Deal Between MLB and Cuban Baseball Federation

Last December, the MLBPA, the MLB, and the Cuban Baseball Federation struck a deal that created a legal way for Cuban citizens to play in the MLB. Historically, Cuban baseball players faced severe difficulty to escape Cuba and defect to the United States, risking their lives and the lives of

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2019 National Championship Preview: #1 Alabama vs. #2 Clemson

For four straight seasons, Alabama and Clemson have faced off in the College Football Playoff - three of those matchups for the National Championship. In 2016 it was #2 Alabama upsetting undefeated #1 Clemson in a fourth quarter shootout. Then in 2017 Clemson got their revenge in the National Championship,

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Report: Steeler’s Brown Requests a Trade

In a season filled with episodes of visual frustration, Antonio Brown has made headlines again after a wild week. Following a dispute on Wednesday's walk-through practice, Brown got so heated he walked out and skipped each practice leading up to the teams Week 17 matchup. After skipping Saturday's walk through

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Ameritas Insurance Classic Preview: #2 Duke at #12 Texas Tech

The #2 ranked Duke Blue Devils tips off against the #12 ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders at 7pm in the Madison Square Garden. The Ameritas Insurance Classic. College basketball usually isn’t this exciting in December, but this is a matchup that we may see again in the Final Four in March. Duke

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Who is Zion Williamson?

https://twitter.com/espn/status/1067784032832929793 I want to highlight an individual that really isn’t talked about enough in the game of college basketball. It is my pleasure to first introduce to all new college basketball fans an underdog by the name of Zion Williamson. According to ESPN, Zion Williamson is the greatest athlete to ever

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How Random is the NFL’s Drug Testing? Eric Reid Would Like to Know

In May of 2017, Eric Reid followed in the footsteps of former teammate Colin Kaepernick and filed a collusion grievance against the NFL and team owners. Unlike Kaepernick, however, Reid was still able to find a job in the NFL following this move when the Panthers lost veteran safety Da'Norris

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