Category Archives: Sports

US Soccer Women’s National Team

The US Women’s Soccer team sues US Soccer for gender discrimination on National Women’s Day.  The lawsuit comes just 3 months before the FIFA World Cup in France where the team will be defending their title.

The 28 members of the world champion women’s team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit after a long ongoing fight with the countries soccer federation. The team has said the discrimination involves unequal pay and working conditions. The team stated that there has been years of “institutionalized gender discrimination”.

Image result for us women's soccer Continue reading US Soccer Women’s National Team

Top tight ends at the NFL combine

The 2019 National Football League combine started on Tuesday, February 26th and ended on Monday,

March 4th. All of the college prospects that attended were evaluated and were able to perform in

Indianapolis to the best of their ability to have NFL teams scout them. Some prospects had standout

performances from each skill position that have people talking about them. From the tight ends position

T.J. Hockenson from Iowa, Noah Fant from Iowa and Irv smith Jr. from Alabama. These three prospects

all had good performances for the tight ends at the combine.

    T.J. Hockenson ran a 4.7 second 40 yard dash and had a 37.5 inch vertical jump with a 10 feet,

3 inches in the broad jump. He was also able to get 17 repetitions on  a 225 pound bench press. T.J.

Hockenson is 6-5, 250 pounds and is considered to be a “preeminent blocker amongst the tight ends

in the draft”. Also with his ability to run routes and catch it has made many teams like him at the

combine this past week. People are saying he will be a top draft pick and will become a starter his

rookie season in the NFL.

    Another Iowa tight end Noah Fant balled out during his NFL combine day as well. Noah Fant ran the

fastest 40 yard dash time out of the tight ends with a blazing 4.50 seconds. He blew away all the events

he did at making the best times and jumps for the tight ends. His ability to catch and run routes is also

a big impact on his game and will be having teams want him, he is predicted to be the first tight end take

in the draft and is also said to be a started his rookie season just like his teammate T.J. Hockenson.

Noah Fant was ranked the number one tight end.

Irv Smith Jr. was ranked third best at his position at the 2019 NFL combine. He tied for the third fastest

40 yard dash time for the tight ends at 4.63 seconds. He has a nice size at 6-2, 242 pounds and he got

19 repetitions of 225 pounds on bench. During the drills he showed he is a good route runner and can

catch really good. Scouters are saying he did what was expected from him during the combine and will

be a first round draft pick.  

AAF Start up

This past weekend football fans everywhere rejoiced as a new league of professional football had its inaugural weekend. The Alliance of American Football (AAF) is a professional football league that has just been started up in America with 8 teams. These 8 teams are the Arizona Hotshots, The Salt Lake Stallions, The San Antonio Commanders, The San Diego Fleet, The Atlanta Legends, The Birmingham Iron, The Memphis Express and finally, The Orlando Apollos.  Continue reading AAF Start up

Super Bowl LIII Recap

The most watched event of the year was this past Sunday as the New England Patriots faced off against the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl in Atlanta, GA. The game kicked off at 6:30 with the Patriots to receive the ball, as the Rams deferred after winning the toss. The Pats first drive starts out strong with a first down but then on Brady’s first throw of the day he threw a short interception to Littleton, this was his first interception on the first pass of a game in the postseason ever. The Rams first drive was weak, with a 3 and out and the first punt of many for the Rams. The Patriots gain some momentum from Edelman and get to field goal range. Gostkowski misses the short field goal, which was his second only on the season. The rest of the quarter proved to be very uneventful and the game stood at 0-0 when the time ran out. Continue reading Super Bowl LIII Recap

Pro Bowl Recap

On Sunday January 27th, the NFL held the 68th annual Pro Bowl, a matchup between the all stars of league’s two conferences the AFC and the NFC. Leading up to the game the teams held multiple skills contests between the best of the best including best hands, precision passing, and a game of dodgeball. The game and contests were held in “sunny” Florida but the Orlando weather treated them to anything but that as kickoff was at 55 degrees and rainy. Continue reading Pro Bowl Recap

College Football National Championship

On Monday the Alabama Crimson tide took on the Clemson tigers in the college football national championship game. Both teams were 14-0 and only one could make history by going 15-0. Going into this game everyone thought it was going to be a close game. Both of these teams have high powered offenses and defenses so it would come out to which staff put together the better game scheme. These two teams are young and will have many players coming back next year as well too.

Continue reading College Football National Championship

Why Lebron Is Better Than Jordan

LeBron V.S. Jordan is one of the most controversial and debated argument in the sports world for the past decade. Jordan has been known to the public as the best basketball player of all time. Jordan has been the face of the NBA since he was drafted into the league. That is until LeBron came into the league. LeBron took the league by storm straight out of high school and destroyed any team that faced him. Now the million dollar question that has been asked, Is LeBron James better that Michael Jordan? We will study the aspects and skills of both players to compare and contrast their game and see who actually is the best basketball player of the two. Continue reading Why Lebron Is Better Than Jordan