Alabama’s road to the national title just got a lot harder after the squad lost two of its starters during the first week of the season. Jarrick Williams factored his foot and will be out for up to four weeks, while DeAndrew White, suffered a shoulder injury and will miss two weeks of action. The Crimson Tide are also still trying to figure out who it will start at quarterback. Nick Saban played b
By George Monroy on Sep 01, 2014
Author's note: A companion piece takes a look at the National League on Labor Day 2014. As Major League Baseball heads into the final month of the regular season, two American League teams have significant leads in their divisions and appear headed for the playoffs, three teams are fighting it out for another division title and four other teams remain in the hunt for two wild card berths. The Balt
By Darren Richardson on Sep 01, 2014
Those hoping for Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow’s ouster after this disastrous season are destined for disappointment. Barring an explosive argument between team owner Jim Crane and Luhnow, another humiliating mistake that no amount of spinning can tamp down, or an adamant resistance to inevitable changes to the club’s power structure, Luhnow is not going to be fired. Ken Rosenthal, when he b
By Paul Lebowitz on Aug 31, 2014
Week 1 of the 2014 college football season is in the books, and it didn’t disappoint. Although jam-packed with excitement and pleasant surprises, this past weekend presented us with more questions than answers, such as: 1. Florida State’s instability with interior defensive line play; 2. Alabama’s concerns in the secondary; 3. UCLA’s issues on the offensive line; and much more. There are still 11
By Tyler Waddell on Aug 31, 2014
Women’s Bantumweight Bethe Correia is coming for Ronda Rousey and according to reports the champion is fine with that. On Saturday night during UFC 177, Correia, who is 9-0 in her professional mixed martial arts career, stopped Shayna Baszler, one of Rousey’s training partners and said after the bout that she is coming for the champ and plans to retire with the belt. Correia has already beaten two
By George Monroy on Aug 31, 2014
T.J. Dillashaw finished late-replacement Joe Soto with a spectacular head kick early in the fifth round to cap off a solid UFC 177 pay-per-view card that saw the challenger and former-champion Renan Barao removed from bout at the last minute. Dillashaw earned a $50K “Performance of the Night” bonus for his high-paced main event, as both combatants constantly exchanged blows in the middle of the oc
By George Monroy on Aug 31, 2014
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