Alexis Sanchez is on his way out, but where will his next stop be?

November 9, 2017

  Alexis Sanchez and Arsene Wenger do not see eye to eye anymore. This is probably the reason as to why Sanchez does not play as much for Arsenal. This past summer, the 28 year old Chilean was close to joining Manchester City, but the deal fell through in the closing hours of the transfer window. Since that point, Sanchez has been either “injured” or simply left out of the…

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2018 World Cup Playoff: A World Cup without Italy?

November 7, 2017

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?

October 16, 2017

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

September 14, 2017

  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 NBA Free agent predictions

June 30, 2017

  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

June 24, 2017

  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

June 22, 2017

  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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Potential 2nd round sleepers in the 2017 NBA Draft

June 21, 2017

  Drafting well in the first round is a must, if you are an NBA franchise. The teams that dig even deeper will also find gems in the second round. This year’s NBA draft has the potential to have a handful of guys who could go in the second round and find themselves on an NBA roster come opening night.       With that being said, do not be…

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2017 NBA Mock Draft: The year of the point guards

June 16, 2017

  With the Finals finally over, it is time to start looking forward to the NBA draft. This year’s edition is considered the deepest draft since the LeBron James draft in 2003.     Most pundits have Markelle Fultz going first overall to the Boston Celtics, but Josh Jackson could also be in play for the Celtics. Lonzo Ball was slated to go to the Los Angeles Lakers, but the…

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Europa League preview: all pressure on Manchester United

May 24, 2017

It has come down to Manchester United and Ajax for the Europa League title. The pressure is on the team from Manchester since they need to lift the title in order to qualify for Champions League next season. Ajax has no such worries because they finished 2nd in the Eredivisie and will probably start from the third round of Champions League qualifying.     Stats to keep in mind Pass…

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