Expansion in the American?

If you follow American Athletic Conference moves you are probably aware of the rumors circulating about Wichita State joining the conference as a non-football member. A move from Wichita State, the top basketball program in the Missouri Valley Conference, would be good for both the American and the Shockers. The Shockers are consistently undervalued as […]

The Bleacher Creature

And Your NCAAW Champion Is… Not UConn? Wow, I did not see that one coming! I can’t exactly call myself an aficionado of women’s college hoops, but I felt pretty safe in projecting the Huskies to repeat as champions for the fifth year running, seeing as they have been one of the most consistently dominant […]

The Bleacher Creature

Devin Booker Goes Supernova Unless you’re a fan of the Phoenix Suns (I’ve been assured they exist, though I’ve never met one), you probably don’t spend too much time thinking about Devin Booker. Basketball fans recognize the name, sure: he’s the sweet-shooting Klay Thompson lookalike (from their faces to their jumpers) who barely cracked 20 […]

Baseball predictions for 2017: Central

National League The Giants were one of the hottest teams in the first half of last season. They had a 0.633 win percentage in the first half and spent 106 days of the season in first place. The bullpen and injuries to key players like Hunter Pence and Joe Panik helped in their collapse as […]

Baseball predictions for 2017: Central

National League Another season, and once again I have to make the sad prediction that the Chicago Cubs are most likely going to have a better season than my St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs are coming off their best season in 108 years, and not much has changed to suggest that this year will be […]

Baseball predictions for 2017: East

National League Coming off a 95-win season, the Washington Nationals are poised to repeat as NL East champs behind their dynamic young offense and flamethrowing rotation. Bryce Harper is still somehow just 24 years old, coming off a spectacularly unlucky season and possessed with a burning desire to become baseball’s first cultural icon since Derek […]