With Mack in Tow, Can the Bears Return to the Playoffs?

This morning, the Bears made a blockbuster trade, acquiring former Defensive Player of the Year Khalil Mack, capping off an offseason filled with big improvements to the team, the pressure is now onto sophomore quarterback Mitchell Trubisky to return the Bears to their first playoff appearance since 2010. The Bears began the offseason by firing…

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Aaron Nola is Ready for October

Today’s afternoon game between the Phillies and the Nationals lived up to the hype of the pitcher’s duel between NL Cy Young candidates Aaron Nola and Max Scherzer, and those who tuned in were treated to top-notch performances by two of the best pitchers in the game. But alas, both teams couldn’t win and Nola…

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Baseball’s Best Starting Lineup of the 2018 Season

Earlier this week, we discussed the worst starting lineup in baseball this year, led by players batting under the Mendoza line, poor defense and high ERAs. Today we bring you the opposite. These players are guys you can count on each night to deliver quality at bats, hustle on the field and dynamite pitching. Here…

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Baseball’s Worst Starting Lineup of the 2018 Season

Last year, Albert Pujols bottomed out and was the worst player in baseball and it got us thinking – what was the worst starting lineup in baseball that year? Here is the worst of the worst at each position this year, ranked by WAR. Starting Pitcher – Jason Hammel (Kansas City Royals) WAR: -1.4 The…

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Professional Athletes are Not Overpaid

For years now, one of the most comment beliefs about professional athletes are that they are overpaid. “They make millions to play a child’s game!” people say, but they are wrong. Professional sports are a multi-billion dollar industry in America. Even college teams make tens of millions of dollars and watching amateur sports is something…

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The Impact of the New Redshirt Rule

Earlier this week, the NCAA made a significant change in their redshirt policy for football players. Under this new policy, a player can play in four games while still maintaining his redshirt eligibility, significantly more time than the previous policy, which voided a redshirt after just one snap. The policy is effective immediately and it…

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Final 2018 NFL Mock Draft

Updated: April 26 at 4:30 following news that the Browns will select Baker Mayfield 1. Cleveland Browns – Baker Mayfield (QB/Oklahoma) I originally had Sam Darnold here, but not it’s being reported that Baker Mayfield will be the pick. I can’t wait for the Browns to select someone else now so I look foolish. 2….

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Items at MLB Food Fest, Ranked

Last weekend, MLB hosted it’s first ever Food Fest, an organized event where all 30 MLB teams participated and served samples of some of the staple foods from their ballparks as well as some sample beers. Given our love for both food and baseball, my wife and I went to the event. Below are each…

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