By Griffin Hill
The 2018-2019 season of America’s pastime is soon approaching and I couldn’t be more excited. The last two seasons, and specifically the World Series, have been more thrilling than ever, and the new wave of young stars in the league are starting to pave their way to greatness.
This season should be just as intriguing, considering the blockbuster trades this offseason. With Stanton in New York, are the Yankees the favorite? Or can the Astros repeat their historic run? In the NL can the Nationals finally make a run to the championship game, or will the Cubs rebound from somewhat of a let down last year? With the season around the corner many questions have begun to be asked.
I will run through what I think will play out this year: Read Full Article Here!
By Oliver Mauntel
As conference play nears the halfway point, the cream of the college basketball crop have begun to separate themselves from the pack. Villanova, Virginia, and Purdue are leading the way in their respective conferences, and are clustered at the top of the AP poll as well. Traditional blue bloods in Duke and Kansas have looked the part thus far, whereas youthful Kentucky and Arizona squads have struggled with consistency. Ohio State, Texas Tech, TCU, and Arizona State -each in the conference title hunt- have experienced surprisingly quick turnarounds under relatively new regimes. On the other hand, Texas A&M and USC have failed to meet the preseason hype, but still have time to salvage their seasons.
As we near March, it’s time for title contenders to solidify their position and for struggling ball-clubs to turn their seasons around. I have evaluated each tournament-hopeful team’s current status, which includes both marquee wins and bad losses. Read Full Article Here!
By Oliver Mauntel
Every March, brackets are busted at the hands of overlooked teams, and many of the favorites are knocked out early. Here’s a look at who could be upset, and who is dangerous. Read Full Article Here!