And Then There Were Four

The Play by Play And Then There Were Four The FIFA field, starting with 32, has narrowed to the final four teams: France, Belgium, England and Croatia. On Saturday, the French defeated Uruguay, who played without Cavani, one of its star forwards. While Hugo Lloris, France’s goalie, demonstrated excellence, particularly with one massive save late... Continue Reading →

The Mighty Have Fallen

The Play by Play The Mighty Have Fallen The Group Stage is over, the KnockOut Round has commenced, and there’ve been some unbelievable eliminations. Germany, the 2014 champion, didn’t even make it out of their group, finishing dead last after losing to South Korea in their third game. Then, we saw Argentina and Lionel Messi,... Continue Reading →

Marathon Magic

The Play by Play Salute the Troops/Salute To Service Amidst this season’s debates over kneeling and patriotism (conversations that some in the NFL wish to avoid), the NFL will actively show its support of, and connection to, the United States military throughout the month of November. As is tradition, every team, surrounding Veteran’s Day, will... Continue Reading →

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 →

Record Making and Rule Breaking

The Play by Play The Streak Continues Getting to the gym even three days in a row seems daunting. And then there are the Cleveland Indians, who have done what no other MLB team has accomplished in history, winning 22 games and counting. First they blew past the American League’s 20 game streak set by... Continue Reading →

When Sports Reflect Life

The Play by Play The Weather Woes Worsens Only a few days after Harvey swept through Texas, Hurricane Irma has set it sights on Florida (and possibly Georgia and the Carolinas). As one of, if not the, largest storms in history, the southern states and cities prepare for the worst. Because neither home turf can... Continue Reading →

Let’s Hear it for the Girls

The Play by Play A Lion's Share of the Profit   Matthew Stafford, the NFL’s 2009 number one draft pick, and current quarterback for the Detroit Lions, has officially become the highest paid player in NFL history, earning a total of $135 million over the next five years. Guaranteed $60.5 million at signing (even if... Continue Reading →

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