History behind NFL Week 4 matchups: Dan Marino’s last stand, Cardinals-Panthers playoff rivalry and more

Dan Marino was the last man standing from the fabled quarterback draft class of 1983 at the start of the 1999 season. John Elway, Marino’s greatest counterpart from that draft class, decided to ride off into the sunset that offseason after winning back-to-back Super Bowls with the Broncos. Jim Kelly, Read more

2020 sports schedule: NBA Finals, eight MLB playoff games on tap; An updated look at this year’s calendar

This year has been like any other due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and that includes the sports season. When the pandemic hit in March, sporting events around the world were canceled or postponed. Some leagues and tournaments were forced to cancel, others paused with the hope of restarting, but Read more

Michael Jordan documentary: Timeline of Bulls’ heated rivalry, playoff battles with ‘Bad Boys’ Pistons

When we think of Michael Jordan, playoff success and championships come to mind. Yet that wasn’t the case for his whole career. Jordan entered the league in 1984 but didn’t make the Finals until 1991, and that’s largely because they ran into the Detroit Pistons in four consecutive postseasons. The Read more

Michael Jordan documentary: Timeline of Bulls’ heated rivalry, playoff battles with ‘Bad Boy’ Pistons

When we think of Michael Jordan, playoff success and championships come to mind. Yet that wasn’t the case for his whole career. Jordan entered the league in 1984 but didn’t make the Finals until 1991, and that’s largely because they ran into the Detroit Pistons in four consecutive postseasons. The Read more

Michael Jordan’s forgotten moments: From clutch playoff shots with Bulls, to throwback nights as aging Wizard

As arguably the greatest basketball who’s ever lived, and one of the most iconic sports figures of all time, Michael Jordan’s life and career have been detailed over and over, and in nearly every way possible. The latest, of course, is the long-awaited 10-part documentary series, “The Last Dance.” Everyone Read more

Dolphins draft Tua Tagovailoa: Miami is an instant playoff contender, when new QB is combined with FA moves

With the fifth-overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins selected the 2020 postseason. That’s essentially what they did when they grabbed former Alabama superstar Tua Tagovailoa, finally answering the question on who’ll be their franchise quarterback of the future. The late-season injury to his hip in 2019 Read more

Michael Jordan’s golf outing with Danny Ainge led to 63-point game in Bulls-Celtics 1986 playoff series

Michael Jordan is best known for his incredible career as a basketball player, but that was hardly the only sport that he played. Aside from his notorious stint as a minor league baseball player, Jordan was an avid golfer. While many players stay off of the links during the season, Read more

Playoff expansion is unlikely and not a quick fix as college football faces economic uncertainty

In times of financial strife, college athletics has always responded by expanding its postseasons. After all, more games equals more money, right? Just this century, annual bowl games have grown from 25 to 40. The NCAA Tournament expanded from 32 teams to 68 over the last 42 years. College basketball Read more

College football transfer quarterback tiers: From playoff hopefuls to position stabilizers

Player movement across college sports has become increasingly common across the last decade. Even more so, we are seeing those who do seek a transfer have an opportunity make an instant impact. One of the most common ways we’ve seen that impact has been from immediately eligible graduate transfers, and Read more