The post-“The Tennis Racket” literature on match fixing on the men’s professional tennis tour has, among major tennis writers, been quite insightful. The New York Times’ Ben Rothenberg provided a … Continue Reading The Root Of The Tennis Match Fixing Conundrum
Our final division preview for the NHL is the one I have been looking forward to the most: The Metropolitan. This division as a whole made huge splashes this offseason … Continue Reading NHL 2015-2016 Season Preview: Metropolitan Division
In September, the NFL season has started, the MLB and MLS seasons are heading to the playoffs, and European soccer has kicked off in full-speed. However, everyone seems to forget … Continue Reading PGA Tour: Fedex Cup Analysis and Predictions
We’ve covered the Western Conference, let’s move on to the Beasts/Leasts of the East. For those who think West is best, here are my previews for The Pacific and The … Continue Reading NHL 2015-2016 Season Preview: Atlantic Division
The final major of 2015 is upon us, and with it, comes a men’s singles draw that promises riveting matches from the outset. Over the course of two weeks, the … Continue Reading 2015 U.S. Open Men’s Singles Preview
What a (late) night it’s been in Canada! The top half of the draw features two men who bested a combined 9 match points against them, along with coming back … Continue Reading 2015 Rogers Cup Men’s Singles Semifinal Preview
For the first time in 115 years of the United States Open, the Championship will be coming to the Pacific Northwest and Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Washington is … Continue Reading US Open Preview
Less than an hour ago, the 2015 French Open began its 8,424-hour break when 8-seed Stanislas Wawrinka bludgeoned his way to the Men’s Singles title over top-seed Novak Djokovic. Throughout … Continue Reading 4 Takeaways from the French Open
As American Pharoah was making the final turn and coming down the home stretch, you could feel it. History was about to be made and it was a “by how … Continue Reading Triple Crown: American Pharoah Races Into The History Books
Invaluable tennis resource Tennisabstract.com gives eighth-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka a 26.5% chance to win Sunday’s French Open Final versus top-seed Novak Djokovic. The site is rarely wrong, and the all-important eye test also gave Nole the ridiculous edge coming into this year’s Roland Garros. So why should we give Stan a legitimate chance?
It has all come down to two. Two teams competing for hockey’s greatest prize, Lord Stanley’s Cup. For the Tampa Bay Lightning, it’s entering fairly uncharted territory. Though the Bolts … Continue Reading Showtime, Triplets and Speed: Previewing the Stanley Cup Finals
In August, I wrote about the brand bidding war for Kevin Durant and how Under Armour would be silly to not sign Durant to the pricy contract. While it would’ve … Continue Reading Rookie Contract: How Under Armour Outsmarted The Market
This upcoming Saturday June 6th, is the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, New York and this year it could be the culmination of a Triple Crown, one … Continue Reading Can American Pharoah Complete The Triple Crown?
And then there were eight. In both draws, history held to form: seven of the men’s eight top seeds are standing, while only two of eight of the top-seeded women … Continue Reading 2015 French Open Quarterfinals Preview
On Saturday April 11th, I spent my afternoon visiting Chapel Hill to see the North Carolina Tar Heels face off against the Syracuse Orange. Having huge seeding implications for … Continue Reading Why Does America Hate Pro Lax?
With big names such of Real Madrid, Athletico Madrid, and FC Barcelona, great spanish soccer stories can often get pushed aside. Worth $3.4 Billion and $3.3 Billion respectively, Barcelona and Madrid … Continue Reading ¿Quien es Eibar? La Liga’s Newest Story