King's Court 

King’s Court

It has been a while since I put out a King’s Court and so I decided it was time to bring it back on a weekly basis. King’s Court allows me to express my views and opinions on what’s going on in the world of sports. If you are reading this, I thank you and appreciate you. Without further ado, the King’s Court is now open.


Early Heisman Favorite

Todd Gurley

The 2014 college football season is officially a week in the books, so of course it’s time to talk about early Heisman candidates. In my opinion, Georgia running back Todd Gurley is the leading candidate after the first week of the season. Gurley led the Bulldogs to a 45-21 over then 16 Clemson. He rushed 15 times for 198 yards (13.2 yards-per-carry) with three touchdowns and returned a kickoff 100 yards for another touchdown. If the junior tailback can stay healthy all season long, Georgia will be in good position to make the college football playoffs and make a run at the national championship.

Wrestling Podcasts

If you are a fan of professional wrestling, then I highly recommend checking out and listening to podcasts from Jim Ross, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Chris Jericho, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Bill Goldberg. You will learn a ton about the business of professional wrestling and you will get to enjoy a quality wrestling conversation. Various guests appear on these podcasts and not just former and current wrestlers. For the most part. the conversations are with today’s wrestlers or wrestlers of yesteryear. If you are a fan of wrestling, check out these fantastic podcasts. Guests include Paul Heyman, Sting, Mick Foley, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, and many others.

Future Looks Bright for the Cubs

Javier Baez

The Chicago Cubs have seen brighter days in years past, but the future is looking promising. This is due in large part to three extremely talented young guys, 21-year-old second baseman Javier Baez, 22-year-old outfielder Jorge Soler, and 22-year-old center fielder Arismendy Alcantara. Baez started his career off in blazing fashion. Baez was called up on August 5 and in his debut, he hit the game winning home run in the top of the 12th inning against the Colorado Rockies. In his third game, he belted two more homers. Baez also became only the second second baseman in the past 100 years to hit five homers in his first 14 games. Soler has had a much smaller sample size, appearing in just six games, but has showed signs of encouragement for Cubs fans. Soler has launched three balls over the fence, to go along with 10 RBIs, and is hitting .500 (11-22). Alcantara has played in 51 games and has hit .216 with eight homers and 21 RBIs. These three young studs will look to anchor this franchise to greener pastures in the coming years.

College Football Play of the Week

Each week on King’s Court, I will give you my college football play of the week. This week we head to Nebraska where wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp made a sensational behind-the-back catch on the sideline. Quarterback Tommy Armstrong, Jr, underthrew Westerkamp and after the ball was nearly picked off, Westerkamp kept his concentration, caught the ball behind his back, and was able to keep his feet inbounds. This s already a candidate for catch of the year in college football. You can check out the catch in the link below:

Nebraska’s Behind-The-Back-Catch

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For more sports conversations, hit me up on Twitter @KingEdward15. The King’s Court is now closed.

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I am a 2013 graduate of Clarion University with a bachelor's degree in communications and a concentration in journalism. I aspire to be great. I love sports and professional wrestling. Follow me on Twitter @KIngEdward15 and engage in sports talk with me.

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