Suspensions, Ejections and Violations

The Play by Play Rivalry Weekend Saturday certainly did Rivalry Weekend proud. First and foremost, there were two huge upsets that might entirely restructure the playoff picture, with 3rd ranked Miami losing to Pitt and number 1 Alabama falling to Auburn. Secondly, more than twenty of the sixty plus games featured true rivals, teams with... Continue Reading →

‘Tis The Season

The Play by Play The Feud Continues Outspoken politician + outlandish basketball father = recipe for an entertaining social media feud. And it all began when LiAngelo Ball found himself arrested for shoplifting in China. With the players having returned home following the debacle, Donald Trump took full credit (via twitter, of course) for resolving... Continue Reading →

#Sports

The Play by Play Oh Marta…. On Monday, Atlanta said goodbye to the Georgia Dome and hello to one of the most comical sports memes. The Dome had been a staple of Georgia sports for the last 25 years, serving as home field for the Falcons through the 2016 NFC Championship. Yet with a brand... Continue Reading →

Be Like Mike

The Play by Play “Jonesing” for a New Commissioner Best friends no more. The near decade long relationship between Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has come crashing down. And it all started back in August when Goodell suspended Cowboys’ running back Ezekiel Elliott. In response to losing... Continue Reading →

Playing Through Pain

The Play by Play Italy’s Out Only a few weeks after the USMNT’s (United States Men’s National Team) soccer fiasco, Italy finds itself in a similar boat. For the first time since 1958, the four-time world champion Italian team failed to make it into the World Cup. Following a 0-0 draw on Monday, it was... Continue Reading →

Baseball Bids Farewell

The Play by Play Farewell Doc On Tuesday, Roy Halladay, nicknamed Doc, died when his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. Over his 16 year career in the MLB, Halladay earned 2 Cy Young Awards (given to the best pitcher in the American and National Leagues) and made 8 All-Star appearances. Halladay’s teammates and... 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 →

Houston Strong

The Play by Play And That’s a Wrap The 2016-2017 baseball season came to a close Wednesday night and the Astros walked away World Series Champions. After Houston scored five runs in the first two innings, Game 7 turned into a battle of the pitchers, ten pitchers to be exact. Allowing only one run in... 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 →

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 →

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