Category: Sports News

Cactus and Grapefruit League Spring Training

Well, I live in the Chicagoland area, and it has been bitterly, awfully cold the past couple days and won’t let up until next week.  I know Canadians are probably laughing at us poor Midwestern-ers, but a high of -1 degree is COLD!  All this cold has me day dreaming of warmer weather and all that comes with it, i.e....

NFL Playoff Schedule Firms Up

In today’s game, the Dallas Cowboys were behind for most of the game, but they must have had a “come to Jesus” conversation with coach after the third quarter and eventually beat the Detroit Lions 24-20.  Prior to that game, the Indianapolis Colts took out the Cincinnati Bengals 26-10.  The Colts will take on the Broncos in the Divisional round. ...

Oregon v. Ohio State in NCAA Football Championship!

Hot college football news!  After the Oregon Ducks beat the undefeated former national champs, Florida State, yesterday in a 59-20 victory at the Rose Bowl, the NCAA Football Championship line up was set!  The second-ranked Ducks will take on the fourth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes.  The Buckeyes took out Alabama in a 42-35 victory in the Sugar Bowl. Oregon Heisman Trophy...

NFL Playoff Schedule Announced

Well, the regular season has finally come to an end.  For some teams, it’s a thankful end to a miserable season ::cough:: Chicago Bears ::cough:: wtf happened?!   For a few other teams, they’re inching closer and closer to competing in the 2014-15 season Superbowl.  Earlier today, NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, announced all of the the venue, dates and times for...

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for a Teenager

We all know that shopping for teenagers can be one of the most daunting tasks of the holiday season.  Teenagers can a particularly picky and demanding lot and, if you want to avoid undue drama on Christmas morning, you better make sure Santa nails this years’ gift. So what does one get for their favorite teenager this year?  Not clothes.  Let’s face it’s...

2014-15 College Football Bowl Game and Playoff Schedule

Selection Sunday is here and that means the powers that be officially released which college football teams will be playing in which bowl game.  While excitement abounds for each of the 30+ bowl games, the biggest anticipation revolved around the 4 teams that would earn a spot in the first ever college football playoffs.  Most experts felt pretty confident that...

2014 College Football Conference Championship Matchups

The 2014 college football season is rapidly coming to a close and teams are scurrying to strengthen their position for the ever important bowl game invite.  For the teams still in the hunt for a birth in the 1st ever college football playoffs, these last few games will be their last chance to make a case that they are one of...

College Football Playoff Information and Schedule

The 2014-15 season marks the first year that the National Champion will be determined by the new College Football Playoff system.  For those of you who have you been wondering how the new college football playoff system works, it’s really simple and consists of 3 bowl games played by the top 4 teams in the country as chosen by a selection committee.  The...

Top Ten 2014 MLB Free Agent Hitters

In part 2 of our Major League Baseball winter series, we will have a look at the top 10 free agent hitters on the market who will be available for the 2015 season.  In the post steroid era, impact bats are always in big demand.  Throw in the fact that signing free agent hitters is almost always a safer bet...

Top Ten 2014 MLB Free Agent Pitchers

It may be only mid-November but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to talk baseball.  Especially for those of us who’s NFL team (ahem … Chicago Bears) is already out of the playoff hunt.  With the free agency period already underway and a plethora of big name bats and arms available this is an exciting time for many baseball fans.  With...