Forget about titles, it’s time for Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz to Complete the Trilogy

by Jordy McElroy UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov already has business with Tony Ferguson, and it’s time for Jorge Masvidal to take his shot at real UFC gold by challenging welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. That leaves the most anticipated trilogy in all of combat sports as the only plausible fight on the table. Yes, the UFC needs to give us Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. … Continue reading Forget about titles, it’s time for Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz to Complete the Trilogy

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Remember the Titans: How Tennessee can Build off their Failed Cinderella Run

by Jordy McElroy The clock struck midnight and the Cinderella Tennessee Titans had to leave the dance on Sunday. An improbable AFC Championship run came screeching to a halt in the rollicking madhouse at Arrowhead Stadium, where even fairy tales pale in comparison to the might of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. But there were teachable moments that could help the Titans close the … Continue reading Remember the Titans: How Tennessee can Build off their Failed Cinderella Run

THE BIG HIT | So Much for a Quiet Offseason

by Ken Napzok “That escalated quickly.” – Ron Burgundy, legendary newsman. We all saw this storm forming far off the coast, but we just didn’t know how hard it was going to smack the shoreline. Then it hit and the winds of scandal, drama, gossip, and good ole fashion conspiracy theories slammed into the sport with the speed and ferocity of Pete Rose breaking Ray … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | So Much for a Quiet Offseason

Logan Paul fight could end disastrously for Antonio Brown

by Jordy McElroy The last thing anyone needs to see is former NFL All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown tossing on a pair of boxing gloves and stepping into the ring with YouTube megastar Logan Paul. Some guilty pleasures are better left alone, including the ones that would draw copious amounts of attention and an enormous payday. Brown, who can no longer set records on the field, … Continue reading Logan Paul fight could end disastrously for Antonio Brown

AEW Extends TNT TV Deal Through 2023, Adds A New Show

Great news for wrestling fans as AEW just announced a massive multi-year extension to broadcast on the TNT network. The promotion, headed by Tony Khan put out the following press release today: AEW: Dynamite has consistently ranked in the top 20 for weekly cable shows. In addition to Dynamite and AEW Dark on YouTube, another series has also been announced. No details were been made available … Continue reading AEW Extends TNT TV Deal Through 2023, Adds A New Show

Winning made the Ravens Soft and it Cost them when it Matter Most

by Jordy McElroy The Baltimore Ravens sat on their throne long enough for the Tennessee Titans to knock them off. A well-timed right hook in the form of bruising running back Derrick Henry put the Ravens down early in Saturday’s Divisional playoff game and kept them there for good. It was a shocking turn of events for a team that hadn’t lost a game since … Continue reading Winning made the Ravens Soft and it Cost them when it Matter Most

Even without the UFC title, Conor McGregor remains the A-side of the Combat Sports

by Jordy McElroy Even when former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor rarely takes part, he’s still taking over the combat sports world. There is a different buzz in the air of fight week with the biggest superstar in MMA history slated to headline UFC 246 against Donald Cerrone on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise. The city name is ironically appropriate considering there … Continue reading Even without the UFC title, Conor McGregor remains the A-side of the Combat Sports

Houston Astros Penalized in Cheating Scandal but was it Enough?

Rob Manfred has spoken. Houston Astro General Manager Jeff Luhnow and Field Manager AJ Hinch have been suspended for a year without pay. The club had their 1st and 2nd round picks in the next two amateur drafts (or whenever they next have those picks) whisked away. And a five-million-dollar fine will be collected. This is the official cost for an unprecedented sign stealing operation … Continue reading Houston Astros Penalized in Cheating Scandal but was it Enough?

THE BIG HIT | Offseason Moves

Cody Bellinger signed a one-year deal with the Dodgers for 11.5 million dollars, avoiding arbitration, and setting a record for first year arbitration eligible players. Mookie Betts signed a one-year deal with the Red Sox for 27 million dollars, avoiding arbitration, and setting a record for arbitration eligible players. Kris Bryant signed a one-year deal with the Cubs for 18.6 million dollars, avoiding arbitration, and … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | Offseason Moves

Mike McCarthy hiring won’t save the Cowboys from Jerry Jones

by Jordy McElroy Mike McCarthy is next in a long line of head coaches to stand on Jerry Jones’ chopping block. One of the most sought after jobs in the NFL comes with more than just an elevated level of status in the media spotlight. The fine print of the job description is dealing with an owner that loves to be part of the show … Continue reading Mike McCarthy hiring won’t save the Cowboys from Jerry Jones