LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 16: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins of the Washington Redskins looks on in the second half of a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedExField on November 16, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Open Letter to Dan Snyder

It’s not a new story to see a high caliber talent wasted once they reach the pinnacle of their respective sport. It happens in a variety of ways: injury, drug abuse, scandals, and it’s happening right now with another area team dysfunction. Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins had one of the most electric […]

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 29:   Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys looks for an open receiver under pressure from  Everson Griffen #97 of the Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter on August 29, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The Mega Colossal NFC East Conversation

Follow those featured on the podcast on Twitter: Jovan Alford, Jalil Phillips Technically, the calendar says “August 31st”, but it’s close enough to September where every football fan in America is anxiously awaiting for the NFL Kickoff Game after Labor Day.  This year, the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the defending Super Bowl Champion New England […]

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 18:  Strong safety Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks reacts in the 2015 NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Packers 28-22 in overtime.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Three NFL teams that could use Kam Chancellor

The 2015 NFL preseason has been filled with season ending injuries, suspensions and training camp fights. One thing that has not been overlooked by NFL fans and analysts is Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor‘s contract situation. Chancellor, the six-year veteran out of Virginia Tech signed a four-year, $28 million contract extension in 2013, but wants […]

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 26: Greg Oden #20 of the Miami Heat shoots a free throw during a game against the San Antonio Spurs at American Airlines Arena on January 26, 2014 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice:  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Greg Oden to continue basketball career with Jiangsu Dragons

Greg Oden is not done playing professional basketball yet. The former number one overall pick by the Portland Trail Blazers will be playing overseas with the Jiangsu Dragons. According to Sportando, Oden passed the tryout period in China and has signed a one-year, $1.2 million contract. For Oden, this is good news as his basketball […]

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 20: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins is examined on the field during a preseason game against the Detroit Lines at FedExField on August 20, 2015 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

Man Down: A look into injuries and the NFL Preseason

As the summer draws to a close and the sunlight fades earlier and earlier, the crack of helmets and the sounds of pads smacking one another become all too familiar to our ears once again. The NFL preseason is a time of excitement and wonder, especially for die hard fans. Its the first time we […]

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Not Another Power Ranking: #28 New York Knicks

Folks, we did it, we’ve gotten to trilogy status. I welcome you all to the third installment of the 30 part series, where we breakdown the teams in order from worst to first. Today, we have ourselves a doozy on our hands. A team that has been critiqued by nearly everyone, and whose struggles continued […]

COLUMBUS, OH - APRIL 18:  Quarterbacks J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Braxton Miller #5 of the Ohio State Buckeyes watch alongside Head Coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes as Cardale Jones #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs the offense for the Ohio State Buckeyes Gray team against the Scarlet team at Ohio Stadium on April 18, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Five Biggest Storylines of the 2015 College Football Season

The University of Oregon is trying to replace a Heisman Trophy winner; the SEC is full of quarterback battles itself, and the most intriguing quarterback dispute comes from Ohio State. These and many more storylines are shaping the 2015 college football season into yet another one for the history books. Here are the top five […]

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 08:  Jahlil Okafor #8 of the Philadelphia 76ers poses for a portrait during the 2015 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 8, 2015 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Not Another Power Ranking: #29 Philadelphia 76ers

Welcome, friends and readers, to the second installment of Not Another Power Ranking.  If you missed out on last week’s piece, the starting point in our adventure of 30 teams, click here to catch up. Let’s break right into it ladies and gentlemen, the team that tells you to “trust the process” and tells you […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 7: Rookies Marcus Smith II #90 and Jordan Matthews #81 of the Philadelphia Eagles walk off the field after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 34-17 on September 7, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Eagles’ Marcus Smith out 2-3 weeks

Second-year linebacker Marcus Smith came into the 2015 preseason knowing that it’s all or nothing for him. Unfortunately, Smith’s path to redemption has been haulted as he was diagnosed with a hamstring injury.

Smith was carted off the field during Thursday’s joint practice with the Baltimore Ravens. Although this will be a blow to his fight for a roster spot, Smith assured reporters that he should be back on the field before the conclusion of training camp. He is expected to have an MRI today to determine the severity of his injury.

As the 2014 first round pick for the Eagles, Smith had an underwhelming rookie campaign and barely saw the field. Now, he is competing for a chance at backing up the likes of Connor Barwin and Brandon Graham.

With Smith out of action, the Eagles will now turn to inside linebackers Brad Jones and Emmanuel Acho to cross-train for the position. With Travis Long heading to IR with yet another ACL tear, Smith may have a glimmer of hope once he returns.

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 17:  P.J. Walker #11 of the Temple Owls scrambles past Tyus Bowser #81 of the Houston Cougars in the first half of their game at TDECU Stadium on October 17, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

P.J. Walker is the key for Temple to have a successful season

This season, many analysts are high on the Temple Owls, believing that they can take a meteoric jump in the American Athletic Conference. Last week, Stewart Mandel of FOXSports.com, predicted that the Owls will finish the season with a 10-2 overall record and 7-1 in the AAC, while winning the Eastern division. One reason, he […]

ST. LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 15: John Lackey #41 of the St. Louis Cardinals is relieved from pitching against the Miami Marlins in the ninth inning at Busch Stadium on August 15, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

2015 Cardinals Pitching, Best Ever?

The St. Louis Cardinals are Major League Baseball’s best team. Without question, right? How, though? It’s all because they have the greatest starting rotation in baseball history. The Cardinals have predominantly used four starters, none of which is ace Adam Wainwright due to his potentially season-ending Achilles injury that came only four games into 2015. […]

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 14:  Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the Portland Trail Blazers shake hands after the Spurs defeat the Trail Blazers 104-82 in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the AT&T Center on May 14, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

The Spurs’ New Foundation

The San Antonio Spurs have been the most consistently dominant team in the NBA for a very long time now. They have made the playoffs 24 out of the last 25 seasons and have not missed the postseason in the past 18 years after drafting hall of fame power forward Tim Duncan. That is the […]

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27:  Jordan Matthews #81 of the Philadelphia Eagles and Josh Huff #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles react after Matthews caught a touchdown pass against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Eagles release unofficial depth chart

Today, the Philadelphia Eagles released their unofficial depth chart ahead of their preseason debut against the Indianapolis Colts this coming Sunday. As always, things in the Chip Kelly system could change in an instant, but for now, here are the projected season starters. Offense Quarterback: Sam Bradford Running Back: Demarco Murray Wide Receiver: Jordan Matthews, Josh Huff […]

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 27: at the United Center on February 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Timberwolves 96-89. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Not Another Power Ranking: #30 Minnesota Timberwolves

If there is one thing I know that the world of sports needs more of, it’s power rankings. For the next 30 days, I will be ranking the 30 teams in the National Basketball Association from the Bottom of the Barrel to the Heroes of the Hoop. Let’s kick things off with the team who was […]

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