NFL Ravens 

Combine Watch: Potential fits in Baltimore

The NFL Scouting Combine officially begins today, when more than 300 college players will participate in various drills and mental tests in front of National Football League coaches, general managers, and scouts. During the weekend-long showcase in their quest to achieve their NFL dreams. The Baltimore Ravens will have seven picks in the draft.  While needs could be met via free... Read More
NCAAF 

Looking back at Week 5 action

There was a Top 10 showdown that didn’t get much publicity as Clemson-Louisville and it wasn’t the surprising blowout of Washington over Stanford, but it was a typical matchup that you get in the Big 10.  Wisconsin was heading into the “Big House” in Ann Arbor to prove that the win against LSU in Week 1 and the win in... Read More
NCAAB 

Villanova Wins A Thriller Against North Carolina

In what turned out to be an exhilarating title game, Kris Jenkins became a tournament legend by hitting a buzzer beater to give Villanova its 2nd national championship in school history. Just one possession prior, Marcus Paige hit an improbable game-tying 3-pointer that knotted the game at 74. But for a college basketball season characterized by wacky unpredictability, the final sequence was a fitting... Read More
NCAAB 

Previewing this weekend’s Final Four

It’s once again coming to an end for college basketball.  It’s the final weekend of the college basketball season starting with Final Four Saturday.  This weekend we have a match-up of revenge games.  First game of the day has the South Regional Champs Villanova, who left top seeded Kansas frustrated going up against West Regional Champions Oklahoma. Oklahoma and Villanova... Read More
NCAAF 

Can North Carolina Make the College Football Playoffs?

It’s not common that we discuss the University of North Carolina football team this time of year. Usually, that talk is about the men’s and women’s basketball teams with football being a distant afterthought. Well this year, both are being discussed as the football program is vying for an ACC championship this Saturday against top-ranked Clemson. Even with a victory,... Read More
NCAAB 

North Carolina vs Notre Dame for the ACC Tournament Title

The ACC finals are set with the 5th-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels set to do battle with the 3rd-seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish. North Carolina advanced to the title game with a 71-67 victory over top-seeded Virginia. Notre Dame knocked off 2nd-seeded Duke 74-64. In the second round, the Tar Heels knocked off 12th-seeded Boston College in convincing fashion, 81-63.... Read More
NCAAB 

Taking a look at the ACC Tournament

By Eddie McDonald The regular season is in the books and now conference championships will be decided with the conference tournaments. The winner of these tournaments get an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, despite their record. The ACC Tournament is often times a two-team affair as Duke or North Carolina have won it a lot. This year, the ACC Tournament is up... Read More

General Thoughts

It’s been another great week of sports some big news came from the top high school recruit in the nation, small forward Andrew Wiggins. He had his collegiate choices narrowed down to Kentucky, Kansas, Florida State and North Carolina as slowly but surely made his decision. Out of these four schools in the mix, the Canadian high school phenom decided to take his talents to... Read More

General Thoughts

The sports week has definitely been captivating. Let’s start with the action in the NBA. The Los Angeles Lakers had been left for dead by many this year. In fact, plenty of people thought they would not make the playoffs. But thanks to the Utah Jazz stumbling after the All-Star break and the great play of Kobe Bryant, the Lakers are... Read More

The Hartford Whalers Return Could Help the NHL’s Financial Woes

The Hartford Whalers relocated to Raleigh North Carolina in 1971. During the team’s 18-year history they won one Avco World trophy, two conference championships and four division championships. Despite the teams 15-year absence a large fan base still anticipates their return. “The line of thousands of Whalers Fans wearing jerseys and T-shirts with the team logo on Saturday at Rentschler... Read More
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