• Alexis Sanchez is on his way out, but where will his next stop be?
  • 2018 World Cup Playoff: A World Cup without Italy?
  • The Post-Melo United Nation Knicks – Thank God for Kristaps
  • 2017-2018 NBA Preview: The year of the Timberwolves?
  • Argentina and the Elephant in the room

2018 World Cup Playoff: A World Cup without Italy?

Eight teams left. Four spots open. One goal to achieve. By November 14th we will know who the last four European teams are when it comes to the 2018 World Cup.     Switzerland will be in tough versus a very pesky and defensively organized Northern Ireland side. Croatia with their extremely offensive side will look to finish off Greece in the first of the two legs. Denmark and Republic…

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2017-2018 NBA Preview: The year of the Timberwolves?

  As we start the new NBA season, Golden State is still the team to beat in many people’s eyes. Cleveland is still the best team in the east, although Boston is gaining ground on them fast. The west continues to get better with Houston obtaining Chris Paul and Oklahoma City acquiring Carmelo Anthony and Paul George in the off-season. San Antonio has not done much this past summer, but…

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Argentina and the Elephant in the room

  As Argentina keeps struggling to score in the qualifiers, last night was the best showcase as to why Argentina are having issues:  The obsession with optimizing Messi and not the others.     Last night vs Peru, Argentina failed to score, with a few chances wasted.  Messi was dispossessed a staggering 14 times.  Him losing possession has become a regular occurrence, and it is making his defenders/fans blame it…

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Red Star Belgrade: the dream that can continue on past the group stage

  December 19th 2007, the last time Red Star Belgrade played in European competition. On that night, the Serbian club lost to Portuguese side Braga by a score of 2-0. Since then, it has been utter disappointment, mostly losing in the early stages of either Champions League or Europa League qualifying.       Fast forward to September 14th 2017, the boys are back in European competition with an impressive,…

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2017 College Football Playoff Prediction

  It’s finally here! College Football is back in all its glory! The 2017 season is amongst us and I for one am extremely excited. It’s been a long offseason, filled with early Heisman talk and National Title projections, but that’s ok because that helps keep the excitement in the air in the dead of the offseason.   Last season we saw Coach Dabo Sweeney and the Clemson Tigers raise…

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2017 NBA Free agent predictions

  The NBA off-season gets underway tonight at midnight. Some big chips have already fallen as Jimmy Butler has been traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, while Chris Paul has left Los Angeles for the Houston Rockets where he will join forces with James Harden.     Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Gordon Hayward, Blake Griffin and others headline a star studded 2017 NBA free agent class.     Here are my…

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Winners and losers of the NBA Draft

  The draft winners and losers are headlined by the Minnesota Timberwolves who acquire small forward, Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls.       Malik Monk sat for a bit longer than most thought, while the Sacramento Kings traded their 10th overall pick for the 15th and 20th picks respectively.       Some guys climbed to the first round while others fell to the second.      …

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Who the Toronto Raptors should target in the draft

  The Toronto Raptors head into tonight’s NBA Draft with one pick-23rd overall in the first round. With key free agents going into the off-season, Toronto will need to find a piece that fits their current situation in this upcoming draft.       It is looking more and more likely that Kyle Lowry will not resign with the team. Patrick Patterson and P.J. Tucker are likely out as well….

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