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The Top 10 Second Baseman for the 2022 season

The Top 10 Second Baseman for the 2022 season

By Cooper Woodward, Reporter April 21, 2022

Second base is deeper than ever this year. A logjam at shortstop — there were more talented free agent shortstops than there were teams that needed someone at the position — pushed talent over to the...

Top 10 Shortstops for the 2022 season

Top 10 Shortstops for the 2022 season

By Cooper Woodward, Reporter April 21, 2022

The Shortstop position has to be one of the most attention-attracted positions in baseball, given that the shortstop has to have the strongest arm in the infield. There have been plenty of superstars who...

Top 20 Starting Pitchers of 2022

Top 20 Starting Pitchers of 2022

By Cooper Woodward, Reporter March 17, 2022

The starting pitcher is the most important position in the entire 9 that takes the field. They oversee the baseball and where it goes, and it is their job to make sure the no runs come across to score....

Super Bowl Review — What Went Right/Wrong for Both Teams

Super Bowl Review — What Went Right/Wrong for Both Teams

By Cooper Woodward, Reporter February 17, 2022

The Los Angeles Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in dramatic fashion in the Super Bowl, with QB Matthew Stafford leading a game-winning drive that ended with a Stafford-Kupp touchdown to take the...

Super Bowl Preview: Rams vs Bengals

Super Bowl Preview: Rams vs Bengals

By Cooper Woodward, Reporter February 10, 2022

This 2021-2022 NFL postseason has definitely been one to remember — from the Tampa Bay-Rams game to the insane two days of divisional-round football, and everything in between. The playoffs have come...

2022 MLB Power Rankings

2022 MLB Power Rankings

By Cooper Woodward, Reporter February 3, 2022

As of writing this (2/1/22), we are still in a lockout and only a few months away from the 2022 MLB season. But with a solid two months of MLB free agency in the books before the last CBA (collective bargaining...

Pictured are some of the best Relief pitchers in baseball, Including Josh Hader, Liam Hendriks, Blake Treinen, Giovani Gallegos, Ryan Pressly, Will Smith, Craig Kimbrel, and Phil Bickford.

Is It Worth It To Pay Big Money to Relief Pitchers?

By Cooper Woodward, Reporter January 11, 2022

Relievers. Some come into the game for 1-2 inning spurts; others come in to take over most of a game for a starter. Since there usually are 1-2 days in between each appearance, they have opportunities...

How JuJu Smith-Schuster Became the Most Hated Player in the NFL

How JuJu Smith-Schuster Became the Most Hated Player in the NFL

By Sam Rector, Reporter February 4, 2021

Steelers’ wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was once a sports icon. His brand expanded to the football field, to video games, to dancing, to social media, and beyond. Everyone loved JuJu, yet that is...

Three Teams Who Should Tank This NBA Season

Three Teams Who Should Tank This NBA Season

By Sam Rector, Reporter January 7, 2021

Every NBA season, it’s easy to distinguish which teams have no desire to win from the very start. Sometimes it’s due to injuries and sometimes it’s just because of a downright lack of talent. Whatever...

Five Surprise Breakout Players From This NFL Season

Five Surprise Breakout Players From This NFL Season

By Sam Rector, Reporter December 6, 2020

The NFL season is in full swing. Week 13 is coming up this weekend after a rare Wednesday afternoon game between the Ravens and the Steelers. It is safe to say this season has been relatively odd, but...

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