NBA: Heat vs Celtics series preview

The NBA playoffs have been a joy to watch so far, and now the Eastern Conference Finals are set. Heat vs. Celtics is again playing each other after playing in this same round back in the NBA bubble. Back then, the Heat defeated the Celtics in the series 4-2 in what was crushing fashion toContinue reading “NBA: Heat vs Celtics series preview”

Illinois basketball: How far can the Illini make it in the NCAA Tournament

The Fighting Illini are once again going dancing after having another successful season.  Season Breakdown Illinois basketball has had a good year, going 22-9 overall and 15-5 in conference play. However, this season, Illinois has been shaky against quality teams as they are 6-6 in quad 1 games and 6-3 in quad 2 games. ButContinue reading “Illinois basketball: How far can the Illini make it in the NCAA Tournament”

Wisconsin Basketball: How far can Wisconsin make it in the NCAA Tournament

Wisconsin basketball is back and has been an impressive team thus far, and they have the opportunity to make a run in the 2021-22 NCAA Tournament. Season BreakDown  Wisconson has overachieved this season from what many expected. The Badgers ended the season 24-7 overall, 15-5 in conference play, 12-4 at home, 9-2 away, and 3-0Continue reading “Wisconsin Basketball: How far can Wisconsin make it in the NCAA Tournament”

Purdue Basketball: How far can Purdue go in the NCAA Tournament

The Purdue Boilermakers entered the 2021-22 season with high expectations. Many assume that this Purdue basketball team could make a run in the NCAA Tournament.  Season Breakdown In the regular season, the Boilermakers had a record of 27-7 overall and 14-6 in conference play. Also, Purdue went 16-1 at home, 5-5 on the road, andContinue reading “Purdue Basketball: How far can Purdue go in the NCAA Tournament”

5 players to watch for in the CFP National Championship game

The Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs are set to face off against each other again in the College Football Playoff National Championship game. The first meeting between these two goliaths happened in the SEC Championship, where Alabama upset Georgia 41-24. In this rematch, expect players to step up and play a significant role inContinue reading “5 players to watch for in the CFP National Championship game”

5 players to watch for in the Bucks vs Celtics Christmas Day matchup

5. Romeo Langford Romeo Langford has arguably shown the most improvement as a player for the Celtics this season. Langford’s points, rebounds, defense, efficiency, and opportunity have all gone up this season. Just Wednesday night on December 23rd against the Cleveland Cavaliers Romeo totaled 11 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals, and 1 rebound in 30Continue reading “5 players to watch for in the Bucks vs Celtics Christmas Day matchup”

2 Winners and 2 Losers in week 3 of the NFL regular season

Loser: Rookie quarterbacks Most of the rookie quarterbacks that saw a lot of action on the field didn’t play too well, but every rookie quarterback that was picked in the first-round of the NFL draft lost in week 1. 1st overall pick Trevor Lawerence had an ugly week three performance throwing for 219 yards, 1Continue reading “2 Winners and 2 Losers in week 3 of the NFL regular season”

preseason week 1: Top 3 rookie quarterback performances

Many NFL franchises took a chance at drafting their future quarterback in the 2021 NFL draft. Since the draft, fans have been waiting to see what Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Trey Lance, Justin Fields, and other quarterbacks can do on an NFL field. Finally, NFL fans got the first glimpse of these quarterbacks this pastContinue reading “preseason week 1: Top 3 rookie quarterback performances”

Class of 2022 point guard Bryce Griggs signs to play in the professional league Overtime elite

The No. 43 prospect in the class of 2022, Bryce Griggs, announced on Friday that he would be forgoing his college reliability and joining Overtime Elite. There is currently no update on the contract details. Bryce Griggs is a 6-foot-2, 180-pound point guard from Missouri City, Texas. Griggs chose to go professional over multiple powerContinue reading “Class of 2022 point guard Bryce Griggs signs to play in the professional league Overtime elite”

Jalen Duren reclassifies and commits to the Memphis Tigers

Penny Hardaway and the Memphis coaching staff received good news as Jalen Duren announced he was committing to Memphis Friday night. Jalen Duren is a 6-foot-10, 230-pound center that plays for Montverde Academy. According to 247sports, Duren was initially ranked as the No.1 recruit in the class of 2022 before reclassifying on Friday. Now DurenContinue reading “Jalen Duren reclassifies and commits to the Memphis Tigers”

Duke Basketball: 5-Star small forward Dariq Whitehead commits to the Duke Blue Devils

Duke Basketball landed its second commitment in the 2022 recruiting class. Sunday night, 5-star small forward Dariq Whitehead announced he was committing to the Duke Blue Devils via Twitter. Whitehead joins Kyle Filipowski as the only two duke commits in the 2022 class. Dariq Whitehead is a 6-foot-6 190 pound small forward from Newark, NewContinue reading “Duke Basketball: 5-Star small forward Dariq Whitehead commits to the Duke Blue Devils”

NCAA hits TCU men’s basketball with a three year postseason ban

TCU is the latest men’s basketball program to hit with a postseason ban. On Tuesday, the NCAA announced that TCU would have a three-year postseason ban, and they will receive fines for violations made by a former assistant coach Corey Barker. The NCAA put out a statement about Corey Barker, saying, ” Barker violated NCAAContinue reading “NCAA hits TCU men’s basketball with a three year postseason ban”

Portland Trailblazers hire Chauncey Billups as their new Head Coach

After firing former head coach Terry Stotts, the Portland Trailblazers have been on a coaching search for three weeks. That coaching search is finally over as it was announced that Chauncey Billups would be the Portland Trailblazers new head coach. Billups spent this season being a part of Tyronn Lue’s coaching staff for the LosContinue reading “Portland Trailblazers hire Chauncey Billups as their new Head Coach”

Dallas Mavericks hire Jason Kidd and Nico Harrison

A little over a week ago, the Dallas Mavericks lost Rick Carlisle as their head coach and GM Donn Nelson. The Mavericks didn’t take long to Carlisle’s and Nelson’s replacement. The Dallas Mavericks hired Jason Kidd as their new head coach and Nico Harrison as GM and president of basketball operations. This will be Kidd’sContinue reading “Dallas Mavericks hire Jason Kidd and Nico Harrison”

Ohio State lands 4-star running back Dallan Hayden

Early Tuesday, Memphis Tennessee running back Dallan Hayden announced via Twitter that he committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes. Hayden’s commitment came four days after he took his official visit to Columbus. Hayden is the 14 commitment for the Buckeyes in the class of 2022, and he is the only running back in the BuckeyesContinue reading “Ohio State lands 4-star running back Dallan Hayden”

Minnesota Vikings rookie Jaylen Twyman shot four times and is expected to make a full recovery

Minnesota Vikings rookie defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman was shot four times while visiting his aunt in Washington D.C. Twyman’s Agent Drew Rosenhaus released a statement saying, “in talking to him today, he’s going to be ok, that’s all that matters. We’re thankful he’s ok. He will make a full recovery.” Rosenhaus also said Twyman gettingContinue reading “Minnesota Vikings rookie Jaylen Twyman shot four times and is expected to make a full recovery”

Arizona State football is being investigated for recruiting violations

The NCAA is investigating the Arizona State football program for violating possible NCAA violations. Arizona State confirmed this news to media outlets. Arizona State Spokeswoman Katie Paquet did not go into details on what the allegations are. But there have been rumors going around that these allegations may involve a few Arizona state coaches. AfterContinue reading “Arizona State football is being investigated for recruiting violations”

The Boston Celtics Trade Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder

Brad Stevens is already making moves just two weeks after taking over as President of basketball operations for The Boston Celtics. A trade was announced Friday morning involving the Boston Celtics, and Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to a trade. Oklahoma City receives Kemba Walker, the 16th pick in the 2021 NBA draft and a 2025Continue reading “The Boston Celtics Trade Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder”

New Orleans Pelicans fire Stan Van Gundy

It was announced Wednesday the New Orleans Pelicans are firing Stan Van Gundy after one season. Per ESPN, ” Van Gundy and vice president of basketball operations David Griffin had been engaged in talks for weeks.” The pelicans struggled mightily throughout the season, going 31-41 and missing the playoffs. Van Gundy did some good asContinue reading “New Orleans Pelicans fire Stan Van Gundy”

Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard out with a knee sprain

The Los Angeles Clippers announced that their star small forward, Kawhi Leonard, has suffered a right knee sprain and will miss game 5 of the Jazz vs. Clippers series. Leonard sustained the injury in game 4, trying to drive to the rim. Leonard has been dealing with lower-body injuries since 2017. The clippers are alreadyContinue reading “Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard out with a knee sprain”

Chris Paul out enters health & safety protocols

On Wednesday afternoon, the Phoenix Suns announced that All-star point guard Chris Paul had to enter health and safety protocols and will be out indefinitely. The NBA’s health and safety protocols last for 10-14 days. For Paul, it may not be 10-14 days since he is vaccinated. The team will provide another update on paul’sContinue reading “Chris Paul out enters health & safety protocols”

Three coaches the Boston Celtics should consider hiring

After getting eliminated by the Brooklyn Nets, the Boston Celtics decided to make changes to the front office. Danny Ainge announced he was retiring from his position as president of basketball operations for the Celtics. Brad Stevens, Boston’s head coach of eight years, decided to take Ainge’s place as president of basketball operations for Boston.Continue reading “Three coaches the Boston Celtics should consider hiring”

Josh Hart wants a change of scenery

Josh Hart was a part of the trade that sent Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers. That trade sent Hart to the New Orleans pelicans along with some other young players. Since arriving in New, Orleans Hart has been an excellent role player. Hart has put up 9.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per gameContinue reading “Josh Hart wants a change of scenery”

Serge Ibaka undergoes season-ending back surgery

Los Angeles Clippers announced that power forward Serge Ibaka will miss the rest of the playoffs after undergoing back surgery Thursday. Ibaka only played two games in the playoffs before injuring his back. Ibaka has been struggling with injuries throughout the season; he only played 41 out of 72 games this season. This is aContinue reading “Serge Ibaka undergoes season-ending back surgery”