The NFL: A Season of Protests

The Play by Play What a World Series! It’s shaping up to be one of the most entertaining World Series of all time. In Game 4, the score remained 1-1 until the top of the ninth when the Dodgers tallied four runs and handed the Astros their first home loss of the playoffs. Game 5... Continue Reading →

The Best of the Best

The Play by Play Sports Illustrated Prediction Three years ago, at the end of the 2014 season, Sports Illustrated, a widely disseminated sports magazine, predicted the Houston Astros would win the 2017 World Series. You may be thinking big whoop or asking yourself who cares? What makes this prediction fascinating is not only that the... Continue Reading →

Wins, Woes, and World Series

The Play by Play Mouthguard Malfunction Steph Curry found himself ejected from Saturday’s game against the Memphis Grizzlies after hurling his mouthguard at a referee. While Curry denies purposefully throwing it toward the ref, claiming he has “better aim than that,” he did acknowledge that he let his frustration get the best of him. Golden... Continue Reading →

The Portis Punch

The Play by Play #MeToo in Sports Following the Harvey Weinstein story, actress Alyssa Milano took to twitter encouraging those who have been victims of sexual harassment or assault to tweet #MeToo, to “give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.” The responses poured out, including posts from numerous well-known actresses. And on... Continue Reading →

Hoops Have Returned!

The Play by Play Hoops Have Returned Remember when there were just three sports to track? We’ll sure wish for the good ol’ days now that basketball has started, bringing our tally to four active professional sports. While baseball is winding down, for the next few weeks we will truly test our knowledge limits, packing... Continue Reading →

David and Goliath?

The Play by Play Big Meet Small With the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros both advancing to the ALCS (American League Championship Series), two of the league’s best hitters are set to meet. And while both are good with a bat, they could not be more different. Aaron Judge, rookie outfielder for the... Continue Reading →

Vegas Strong

The Play by Play The Knights are Golden Las Vegas’ first ever professional sports team has given the city something to rally around, starting the season 3-0. On the road for its first two game, and behind both times, the Golden Knights, led by James Neal’s game winning goals, have had the most improbable of... Continue Reading →

The Flow in Full Force

The Play by Play Sexism in Sports During an interview earlier this week, Cam Newton answered a reporter’s question by saying it was “funny to hear a female” ask about routes (the direction and way a receiver runs down the field). Needless to say, the backlash was strong and swift. While some players have stood... Continue Reading →

All About the Benjamins

The Play by Play Show Russ The Money And OKC did just that when Russell Westbrook (the same player mentioned when discussing both fashion and Kevin Durant) took home the largest check ever written in the history of the National Basketball Association, an honor previously, and very shortly, held by Stephen Curry. With one year... Continue Reading →

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