With the U.S. Open Cup final coming up at the end of September and the U.S. Women’s National Team having ended their run with the initial round of 16 at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023's Best Cities for Soccer Fans, as well as
As always this is a ranking, not a mock draft. I am working on a list of 45. That will be next. One of my draft sleepers is Petr Hauser. I'm still playing around where I will rank him but he's caught my eye for sure.
Shane Wright – C
Sports movies and shows must be realistic. If they’re not they can ruin it for me. The actor Solomon Hughes, who portrays Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, was the key factor regarding this. If he had a bad skyhook. In my eyes, it was and still is the most unstoppable shot in the
Michigan University has a lot of talented players on its roster. Three of them are Owen Power (1st overall pick in 2021), Matty Beniers (2nd overall pick in 2021), and Kent Johnson (5th overall pick in 2021). Of the three, how many will turn pro at the end of the
Harvard has some New York, New Jersey area representation in John Farinacci (Chatham, NJ) Nick Abruzzese (Slate Hill, NY) Alex Laferriere (Chatham, NJ), Alex Gaffney (West Orange, NJ), and Matt Coronato (Greenlawn, NY). In a game I took in against Princeton, that’s five of their top six. I don’t believe
John C. Reilly has played a ton of great parts in his career. I loved him in Bull Durham. In ‘Winning Time’, he plays businessman, father, and playboy, Dr. Jerry Buss, who owned the Los Angeles Lakers at the time they drafted Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson. Buss had a good side
Cam York is the future of the Flyers. He’s had a good year all-around, but he hasn’t had a chance to make his mark. If the Flyers want to keep him in Lehigh for the rest of the year, I can’t argue with that, but York played better than many
Wallet hub Jill Gonzalez spoke to me about the Beijing Olympics.
Here is a taste of the conversation:
Some of the interesting statistics in the infographic include:
$3.9 Billion: Estimated budget of the Beijing Winter Olympics, 14 times less than the record-setting 2014 Sochi Games.
223: Athletes on the U.S. team – a record
Usain Bolt thundered to victory in the 100m Olympic final at the Bird's Nest in a world record time back in 2008. The world took note. The Opening Ceremony for Beijing 2022 will be at the same venue. In an open letter, the Jamaican reflects on his life changing performances and looks forward to the
In 1895 the USGA hosted a men’s and women’s U.S. Amateur tournament. They were ahead of their time but they still haven’t pushed the envelope for better opportunites for female golfers until this year. The recent announcement of the Pine Needles U.S. Women’s Open Championship will give the participants a