2017 NBA Draft is Full of Hidden Gems

NBA draft buzz hovers around the lottery names, which is to be expected. However, team success in the NBA is often the result of unearthing hidden gems from the latter-half of the first round, into the second round. The San Antonio Spurs built around such prospects, drafting Tony Parker No. 28; Manu Ginobili No. 57;…

Wrong NBA Draft Takes of Yesteryear

Each NBA draft brings with it a tidal wave of speculation, assertions and #TAKES of all shapes and sizes. The 2017 edition of this annual event is just a day away, and perhaps this year more than ever, the deluge of opinions has been overwhelming. Is an athletically gifted talent from a 2-16 Pac-12 team…

Blue Jays-Rangers Rivalry Nears Its Final Act

When it comes to baseball, organic rivalries are hard to come by in the modern era of the sport. A game steeped in tradition and historical narratives, decades-long rivalries rule the landscape over newly minted hatred between two teams. Rivalries formed throughout the history of MLB such as Red Sox-Yankees, Cubs-Cardinals, and Dodgers-Giants dominate discussion…

The Deeper Meaning of Better Call Saul’s Kansas City Royals Connection

One of the many reasons Better Call Saul has become one of the top handful of shows on TV, and perhaps the best spinoff ever, is the ridiculously deep cast. Bob Odenkirk and Michael McKean are bonafide television legends who seamlessly made the transition from comedy to drama. Nobody makes surly more pleasant to watch…

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Preview: Group A

FIFA's preliminary test prior to the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, is set to take center stage this weekend in Russia with eight nations aiming to build momentum towards next summer's tournament. Comprised of each continent's reigning champion along with the reigning World Cup holders and 2018 World Cup hosts Russia, the Confederations Cup lacks…