Celtics’ Keys to the Series Against the Cavaliers

After fighting through a tough seven game series against the Washington Wizards, the Boston Celtics face off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. For the Celtics, it’s their first Conference Finals appearance since 2012, where they lost to the Miami Heat. For Cleveland, they are in their third straight Conference Finals, and…

Sweet Sixteen Storylines to Watch

Only two rounds of the NCAA Tournament have concluded, and everyone’s bracket is pretty much busted. A one-seed and two two-seeds went down, opening the door for some mid-level squads that are hoping to make the glass slipper fit. Who Comes Out of the East Region? After walking through to easy first round wins, #1…

Mid-Major Stars to Watch in the NCAA Tournament

Every year there is a small conference school that makes a deep run into the NCAA Tournament. From the early years of Gonzaga’s Cinderella runs, to Stephen Curry and Davidson. From Bryce Drew and Valparaiso to Ali Farokhmanesh and Northern Iowa. There is potential for a Cinderella every year, and in a year where no…

Why I’m Not All-Aboard on the Zion Williamson Hype-Train

Five star recruit Zion Williamson has become an Internet star this season for basketball dunking ability for his high school team in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Everyone seems to be making claims that he’s the next coming of Jesus Christ in basketball, but I’m not buying it. There’s no denying Williamson is a freak athlete. At…

2017 NBA Mock Draft 2.0

We’re already more than halfway through March, and as the draft draws nearer, there still isn’t much movement towards the top of the draft. Point guards will own the lottery this year, with as many as five being picked in the lottery.   Boston Celtics (via Brooklyn Nets)- Markelle Fultz, PG, Washington At this point…

Predicting the Final Four as the Regular Season Comes to an End

March Madness is rapidly approaching, as conference tournaments begin in less than a month, and the NCAA Tournament tips-off on March 14th. As conference play winds down, same teams have played themselves into the Final Four conversation (Gonzaga and Baylor), while others (Florida State and Kentucky) have raised serious questions with their recent play. Now,…

The Boston Bruins Are Becoming The Laughingstock of the NHL

On Tuesday, the Boston Bruins announced the firing of head coach Claude Julien after almost 10 seasons behind the bench and one Stanley Cup championship in two attempts. Julien was the longest tenured head coach in the NHL, but his prior success and pedigree no longer matter for Don Sweeney and Cam Neely. Currently, the…

Super Bowl LI Prediction and Preview

The NFL season culminates tomorrow night, as the New England Patriots face the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas. Both teams breezed through their Conference Championship matchups. The Falcons dominated the Green Bay Packers from start to finish, with Matt Ryan throwing almost 400 yards and four touchdowns. Julio Jones torched the…

Isaiah Thomas: The People’s MVP

Despite the successes of Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kevin Durant, among others, Isaiah Thomas is the true MVP of the NBA. What Isaiah is doing for a player his stature is ridiculous, and people either can envy that, or relate to it. Most people are doing the latter. Thomas has turned the Celtics from a…

Conference Championship Round Preview and Prediction

The Divisional round saw much more exciting action and closer contests than the Wild Card round. Now, the Conference Championship round features a trio of Hall of Fame quarterbacks, and one quarterback who has finally broken through. #4 Green Bay Packers at. #2 Atlanta Falcons Last week, the Green Bay Packers upset the Dallas Cowboys…

Breaking Down The Best Freshmen Point Guard Prospects

If you haven’t been able to tell, the point guard position is stacked in college basketball this season, which has led to much more entertaining basketball Point guards are crucial to a team’s success in March, and the additions of a quartet of future NBA stars have made this one of the best years of…

AFC Divisional Playoff Prediction and Preview

Last week’s AFC Wild Card games were an absolute snooze fest. With no surprises and no close finishes to speak of, the Steelers and Texans took care of business against a pair of teams that pretty much had no shot. Now, both will have to go on the road in order to keep their Super…