There were rumors that it was happening over the past week, now it is official: ESPN has announced that Max Kellerman is leaving First Take after five years. According to a press release from ESPN, “Kellerman will host a new ESPN television series (more details to follow), after serving on ESPN’s popular First Take program alongside Stephen A. Smith and Molly Qerim Rose since July… Read More Max Kellerman Moving on From First Take; Appears He & Stephen A. Will Get Their Own Shows on ESPN
As I begin writing this on the evening of Sunday, August 22, 2021, we are now completing our final weekend of the year without football. I know NFL pre-season and Hard Knocks have already started, but that doesn’t really count for me. I’m talking about real, regular season football games. College Football Week 0 begins… Read More 2021 FTP Fantasy Football Draft Guide: Players I Love & Strategy to WIN Your LEAGUE
As of this past season, the SEC has won 11 of the last 15 National Championships in college football. Alabama has won 6 of them, Florida and LSU have each won 2, and Auburn has 1 over that span. From 2006 to 2012, the SEC won 7 straight National Championships, a streak that was only… Read More January 8, 2007: The Day the SEC Took Over College Football
This comes via The Athletic, but since everything on that site is behind a paywall, I’ll just quote from this story on Eleven Warriors, an Ohio State blog: According to The Athletic’s Nicole Auerbach, the Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC could announce an alliance between the three conferences as soon as next week. Conversations between the… Read More 🚨🚨 Big Ten, ACC & Pac-12 Set to Announce “Alliance” Next Week?
It has been quite the offseason for DeShaun Watson, to say the least. He’s embroiled in serious legal troubles with over 20 women accusing him of sexual misconduct. He began the offseason by requesting a trade from the Texans, and then all the allegations hit. That was several months ago, but we really haven’t heard… Read More DeShaun Watson to the Eagles?!
It’s no secret that LeBron pays attention to what is being said about him him in both the sports media and on social media. He’s not like KD, where he will respond directly to haters and critics (sometimes even on burner accounts), but is usually keenly aware of the media narratives about him and his… Read More LeBron Responds to Critics of New-Look Lakers: “Keep that Same ENERGY when it Begins!”
In the 2003 NBA offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers, who had won three straight Championships from 2000-2002 and were looking to re-tool for another run at the Finals, made a massive splash in free agency by signing Karl Malone, Gary Payton and Horace Grant to pair with Shaq and Kobe. Granted, Malone was turning 40… Read More Is it 2004 All Over Again in LA?
Yesterday, Steph Curry signed a 4 year contract extension with the Golden State Warriors that will probably ensure he retires a Warrior. He will be making $59.6 million in the 2026 NBA season, in which he will turn 38. Now, given that he’s a shooter, it’s entirely possible he’s still a highly effective basketball player… Read More What Are the Warriors Doing?
Right around 2pm central/3pm eastern, some serious Woj Bombs were dropped: Patty Mills signs 2 year $12 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets. It was reported last night that the Nets were out on Mills, but apparently that was untrue. The Nets now have shooting for days, but are probably going to look to add… Read More More Big Moves Made on Day 2 of Free Agency
Free agency officially kicked off tonight. Here are the deals that were inked, plus some reaction/commentary. As usual with free agency, a large number of bags were secured 💰💰💰💰. The list is not in order at all, so if you’re looking for a specific team or player, just CTRL+F. Chris Paul, after opting out of… Read More NBA Free Agency Tracker: Day 1