Unprecedented. That's the word that comes to mind in regards to the blockbuster trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, and Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first round pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stunning, shocking, flabbergasting. Those are other words that could describe what occurred. But after … Continue reading Unprecedented: the Cavs-Celtics Mega-Trade
Not much usually comes from preseason football. For the most part, the preseason is decent for evaluating backups and that's about it. Not so for Seattle Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh. In their second preseason game, the Seahawks took on Walsh's former team, the Minnesota Vikings. Walsh was cut by the Vikings after nine games last … Continue reading Blair Walsh Taunts Former Team in a Preseason Game
The Atlanta Falcons have a new home. Starting this season, the Falcons will be playing in Mercedes-Benz Stadium (side note: the New Orleans Saints also play in stadium sponsored by Mercedes-Benz called the Mercedes-Benz Superdome). The stadium cost over $1.6 billion and looks like a bit like an alien spacecraft. Mercedes-Benz Stadium will soon open … Continue reading One Concession Stand That Won’t Be Open for Falcons Home Games
Sammy Watkins is headed to Hollywood. The super talented but oft-injured wide reciever was traded from the Buffalo Bills to the Los Angeles Rams in a shocking transaction on Friday. The Bills traded Watkins and a 2018 sixth round pick to the Rams for cornerback EJ Gaines and a 2018 second round pick. The Bills … Continue reading The Sammy Watkins Trade: A Tale of Two Teams
A screenshot of NBA 2K18 has surfaced with what looks like a peak of the Minnesota Timberwolves new home uniforms. The picture came from a tweet from CNET's Twitter account promoting a story about the graphics in NBA 2K18. The tweet has since been deleted. The uniform is fairly unique as it contains stripes of … Continue reading Did CNET Just Leak the New Timberwolves Jerseys?
Adrian Peterson left his longtime team in Minnesota and joined the New Orleans Saints in the offseason. The move was a bit of a head scratcher: why would the Saints, who already have an explosive offense centered around passing and a talented running back in Mark Ingram, add an aging back? Peterson is not much … Continue reading Can Peterson and Ingram Coexist?
The Miami Dolphins suffered a major blow yesterday when starting QB Ryan Tannehill went down with a knee injury. Tannehill hasn't been officially ruled out for the year yet, but he will be out a minimum six to eight weeks according to Adam Schefter. The situation is similar to what the Minnesota Vikings went through … Continue reading Who Should the Dolphins Get to Replace the Injured Ryan Tannehill?