Fantasy Football 2015: Fantasy Football “Bargain” Players (A.K.A. The Deep Sleepers) That Could Hit It Big In ’15

Eddie Royal caught 62 passes for 778 yards and 7 touchdowns for the Chargers in 2014. This season he'll play in the slot with the Chicago Bears. (Associated Press)
Eddie Royal caught 62 passes for 778 yards and 7 touchdowns for the Chargers in 2014. This season he’ll play in the slot with the Chicago Bears. (Associated Press)

You will no doubt rely on them at least once this season. Those bargain players that get you by on a bye week or through a tough stretch of injuries or suspensions. They’re always on the waiver wire, a Branden Oliver or Chris Sims.  Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2015: Fantasy Football “Bargain” Players (A.K.A. The Deep Sleepers) That Could Hit It Big In ’15″

About Last Year: Previewing The New England Patriots 2015 Playoff Outlook

“Gronk” will have to be brilliant again in 2015 for the Patriots to have any shot at returning to the playoffs and defending their title. (Photo By: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images North America)

Leading up to the start of the 2015 NFL season I will be previewing last year’s playoff teams and their chances for making it back to the postseason

2014 Overview:

Record: 12-4 (1st in AFC East; Won Super Bowl XLIX)  Continue reading “About Last Year: Previewing The New England Patriots 2015 Playoff Outlook”

Major League Baseball 2014: The Atlanta Braves Playoff Hopes Hinge On This Weekend’s Series Against The Washington Nationals

Jason Heyward (.271 BA, .357 OBP) has been hot of late but the Braves will need more all around
Jason Heyward (.271 BA, .357 OBP) has been hot of late but the Braves will need more from everyone all around 

The Atlanta Braves need to sweep (dream scenario) or win (ideal) this weekend’s series against the Washington Nationals if they expect to play in October. Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2014: The Atlanta Braves Playoff Hopes Hinge On This Weekend’s Series Against The Washington Nationals”

Major League Baseball 2014: New York Mets In The Midst Of An Impressive Rebuild

David Wright thinks the Mets can win 90 games in 2014
David Wright thinks the Mets can win 90 games in 2014. Sandy Alderson’s moves have put them closer. 

I am going to admit this early so you don’t accuse me of forgetting: I’ve been a regular at the “Everyone Dump On The Mets” table for some time now. Continue reading “Major League Baseball 2014: New York Mets In The Midst Of An Impressive Rebuild”

Whistling Dixie: One Year After Nightmare Down South, Bulldogs, Braves Gain Redemption

Redemption is the word of the year in Georgia. Aaron Murray is making sure of it.
Redemption is the word of the year in Georgia. Aaron Murray is making sure of it.

The thought of October last year made everyone in the state of Georgia sick.  Continue reading “Whistling Dixie: One Year After Nightmare Down South, Bulldogs, Braves Gain Redemption”

Flawed, But Tested Atlanta Falcons Show What Matters In Playoff Win Over Seattle Seahawks

Matt Ryan and Russell Wilson meet after the Falcons 30-28 victory over Seattle
Matt Ryan and Russell Wilson meet after the Falcons 30-28 victory over Seattle

I’ve had to deal with a lot these past few months as a sports fan from the state of Georgia. Few fan-bases understand the agony, frustration, and stress involved with investing energy into Atlanta teams.

Well, I do, which made yesterday that much sweeter. Continue reading “Flawed, But Tested Atlanta Falcons Show What Matters In Playoff Win Over Seattle Seahawks”

Major League Postseason 2012: Forget A-Rod, Robinson Cano Has More On The Line

We are as confused as you are, Robbie

Hopefully my title drew you in because I would like to drop some very important information on you.  Continue reading “Major League Postseason 2012: Forget A-Rod, Robinson Cano Has More On The Line”

MLB Postseason 2012: A Tale Of Two Predictions Showcases The Beauty Of Baseball

Can I get in on this, too? No love for me? Understandable…

I’m going to pat myself on the back and apologize profusely within the same article.  Continue reading “MLB Postseason 2012: A Tale Of Two Predictions Showcases The Beauty Of Baseball”

Boston Celtics Set The Blue Print For Modern “Big Three’s.” Can They Beat What They’ve Created?

In the first game of the Eastern Conference finals the Boston Celtics looked all but powerless against the Miami Heat.

It was a far cry from their 2008 NBA championship season when they were the 66-16 and the epitome of what the modern-day “big three” should look like. Pierce, Allen, and Garnett set the tone for every season that followed as they’ve made it to the conference finals every season since they’ve been together. This season, however, they are up against an opponent they may prove more difficult than any other they have faced in their time together.

Time itself.  Continue reading “Boston Celtics Set The Blue Print For Modern “Big Three’s.” Can They Beat What They’ve Created?”

As The San Antonio Spurs March On, We Are Reminded That Quiet Dominance In Sports Should Be Embraced

It’s always refreshing in sports to see quiet dominance.  Continue reading “As The San Antonio Spurs March On, We Are Reminded That Quiet Dominance In Sports Should Be Embraced”