The best part of watching the NCAA Tournament is filling out your own bracket (or ten of them) and seeing how you are doing as the tournament advances Even if your favorite team didn’t make it to this year’s tournament (I am talking about you IU), you can quickly find somebody to cheer for that you have picked to go to the Final Four. Continue reading “Tips for winning your NCAA bracket pool”
We all know by now that Kevin Durant could miss at least four weeks with a MCL sprain and bruise.
While this injury is a concern for the Warriors, it could impact the Indiana Pacers in an even bigger way, to the tune of $212 million. Continue reading “How Kevin Durant could end up costing the Pacers $212 million”
I hate to burst your bubble – but most jobs in the sports industry are just not for sports fans. Continue reading “So you want to be a sports writer? Lessons from my first night as an official member of the sports media.”
With the 45th President of the United States in office, all eyes are on his first 100 days in office. The first 100 days are often times used to measure the success and accomplishments of a President during the time that their power and influence is the greatest. I see a striking similarity between the first 100 days for the President of the United States of America, and an NFL team’s General Manager position. Both positions set the tone for the future, deliver opportunities for success, and are highly criticized by the media and general public. Continue reading “The first 100 days: Moves Colts GM Chris Ballard needs to make for a lasting impact”
Another week, another shakeup in the AP rankings. With a week filled with Top 25 losses, there is plenty of change in terms of tournament seeding. Listed are my updated top 4 seeds for the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Continue reading “Oregon, Louisville rise in latest rankings”
For the first time ever, the NCAA will provide an in-season sneak peek of its men’s basketball tournament bracket. On Saturday, February 11, the selection committee will announce its top 16 seeds for the 2017 tournament on CBS. Continue reading “Sneak Peek: Top 16 seeds for March Madness”
The search is currently underway to find Ryan Grigson’s replacement in the Colts front office. There have been several names in connection with the position including Seahawks co-director of player personnel Trent Kirchner, Vikings assistant general manager George Paton, and Packers director of football operations Eliot Wolf, all who will interview for the position at some point in time. Continue reading “Colts General Manager search: Don’t overlook Jimmy Raye III”
The Indianapolis Colts have been in off season mode for weeks now, after missing the playoffs for the second year in a row. There were a lot of questions and distractions regarding the fate of head coach Chuck Pagano and General Manager Ryan Grigson over the past couple of weeks. Now, the Colts face one of their biggest off season’s in quite some time.
Here are five moves the Colts can make this off season, that could help them find their way back to the AFC Championship. Continue reading “Five moves that will take the Indianapolis Colts back to the AFC Championship game.”
The field is set for the 2017 NFL Draft, and with four more teams eliminated from playoff contention last week it means it is time for my first 2017 NFL Mock Draft. Continue reading “NFL Mock Draft: Who do the Colts take with the No. 14 Pick?”
I called this during 2015’s Final Four, as I was sitting in Lucas Oil Stadium watching the National Championship Game in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was Allen’s eight consecutive points that jump-started a second half comeback that carried Duke to its fifth National Championship. It began with a three-pointer to cut the Blue Devils’ deficit to six with 12:52 to play and included a steal, three free throws without a miss, and drive after drive attacking Badgers defenders that towered over him, none more defining than the and-one layup he scored with 12:10 remaining over 6’9” Sam Dekker that Allen punctuated with a pounding of his chest. Continue reading “Am I the only person in America who likes Grayson Allen?”