LeBron Leads a Revamped Cavaliers Team into the Finals

For the past six seasons, LeBron James has been on the team that represented the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. After winning two championships in four seasons with the Miami Heat, James “came home” to Ohio and lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Finals last year, but the Golden State Warriors ended up with the crown. Now, once more, James and the Cavaliers head … Continue reading LeBron Leads a Revamped Cavaliers Team into the Finals

Chris Sale: How an Ace Gets Better

Chris Sale made his debut for the Chicago White Sox in 2010, and since then, he has placed himself in the conversation for best pitcher in the American League. Though Sale hasn’t won a Cy Young award yet, he’s come extremely close in each of his first four years as a starter. Early this season, Sale is adapting his game, leading the White Sox to an … Continue reading Chris Sale: How an Ace Gets Better

Timberwolves name Tom Thibodeau Head-Coach and President of Basketball Operations

Wednesday afternoon, in the midst of the NBA Playoffs, the Minnesota Timberwolves finally found their man. Tom Thibodeau, former Chicago Bulls Head-Coach, was given complete control; Thibodeau was named Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations. The team also hired Scott Layden to serve as Minnesota’s GM. Thibodeau coached the Bulls for five seasons, from 2010-11 until 2014-15. In that time, the Bulls made the playoffs … Continue reading Timberwolves name Tom Thibodeau Head-Coach and President of Basketball Operations

Trevor Story, the Surprise Star of MLB’s Opening Week

If you don’t know Trevor Story by now, you will soon enough. But first, let’s think back to the summer of 2015. When the Colorado Rockies traded longtime SS Troy Tulowitzki, the team’s superstar since 2007, to the Toronto Blue Jays last summer, the immediate replacement was over-the-hill Jose Reyes. As a member of the Rockies, Reyes didn’t impress, knocking just 13 extra-base hits with a … Continue reading Trevor Story, the Surprise Star of MLB’s Opening Week

4 Players to Watch on Opening Day

Though the NBA and NHL seasons have been plenty exciting, the imminent calendar switch to “April” means that baseball season is finally upon us. Spring Training, covering most of March, has been a nice taste, but it’s time for the real deal: Major League Baseball is back! The season technically begins on Sunday night, with a 2015 World Series re-match between the New York Mets … Continue reading 4 Players to Watch on Opening Day

In the West, Portland, Dallas, Utah, and Houston are Fighting for the Last Three Playoff Spots

The top of the Western Conference has been decided for some time now, with the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Los Angeles Clippers capturing the top-four spots. The Memphis Grizzlies, behind the Clippers, are firmly entrenched in the five-seed. Where it gets interesting though, is the six, seven, and eight seeds. The Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz, and … Continue reading In the West, Portland, Dallas, Utah, and Houston are Fighting for the Last Three Playoff Spots

AL East Preview

In what has become one of the most unpredictable divisions in baseball, the AL East crown was captured by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2015, after a blistering second half that saw 3B Josh Donaldson solidify his MVP credentials, and slugger RF Jose Bautista make it to the postseason for the first time in his career. The New York Yankees also surprised the league by … Continue reading AL East Preview