Vancouver Canucks Season is Weird so Far

“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” –Hunter S. Thompson For the Vancouver Canucks, “weird” is usually an epithet for unlucky bounces, identical twins, or the occasional goaltender. As the NHL comes back from the season’s break, it’s worth looking at some of the Vancouver Canucks season weird numbers, events, or just coincidences […]

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What exactly is the plan for the Minnesota Timberwolves?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are in a rut, with no discernible identity and an ugly cap situation. How can they build properly around Karl-Anthony Towns? Two years ago, the Minnesota Timberwolves made the playoffs for the first time in 14 years. It looked like it might be the beginning of something, with the acquisition of Jimmy […]

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Aaron Ekblad to Miss Games this Weekend for Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers announced that defenceman Aaron Ekblad is sidelined day-to-day with an apparent shoulder injury. #FlaPanthers D Aaron Ekblad (suspected shoulder) not thought to be out of lineup long. Will miss B2B this weekend, possible return on upcoming roadie (Cbus, Ott, Buff, Pitt) — George Richards (@GeorgeRichards) December 27, 2019 Aaron Ekblad to Miss […]

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What Minnesota’s QB Told Sean Clifford About Penn State’s New Offensive Coordinator

Minnesota football was one of the best stories of the 2019 college football season. Offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca parlayed his success with the Tanner Mangum-helmed offense into a new job at Penn State. Nittany Lions OC Ricky Rahne took the head coaching job at Old Dominion a few weeks ago. James Franklin responded in a […]

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College Basketball Coach Placed On Administrative Leave Amid Investigation

A college basketball coach has been placed on administrative leave while the school investigates alleged Title IX violations. University of Evansville president Christopher Pietruszkiewicz released a statement announcing head coach Walter McCarty is on leave. In the statement, Pietruszkiewicz revealed the school received a “troubling report” about the coach’s behavior with a “member of the […]

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Terry McLaurin, Landon Collins ruled out for Redskins vs. Cowboys

The Washington Redskins are looking to end the 2019 NFL season on a high note on the road versus the Dallas Cowboys. Unfortunately, it appears they will be without two of their more integral players on each side of the ball. According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, head coach Bill Callahan says wide receiver […]

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Otto Porter Jr. aiming for return around the All-Star break

Chicago Bulls forward Otto Porter Jr. has been sidelined since November 6 due to a fracture in his left foot. He’s currently listed as “out indefinitely,” but a report from The Athletic indicates that the former No. 3 overall pick could be ready to return sometime around this season’s All-Star break. Bulls forward Otto Porter […]

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Video: Delightful supercut of NBA on TNT over the last decade

With the end of 2019 drawing near, the producers at NBA on TNT compiled a top-10 list of the most memorable moments shared this decade between the show’s hosts, Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith. The NBA on TNT crew is a famous lot, known for their comedic outtakes. The pairing of […]

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Carolina rules out WR DJ Moore, LB Shaq Thompson for Week 17

The Carolina Panthers are looking to end the 2019 NFL season in the win column versus the New Orleans Saints. Unfortunately, it seems they will be shorthanded on both sides of the ball. According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, wide receiver DJ Moore and linebacker Shaq Thompson have both been ruled out for Week […]

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Patriots’ Tom Brady hasn’t gotten his offensive line Christmas gifts yet

Christmas is over and New England Patriots quarterback still hasn’t given his offensive lineman any Christmas presents yet. It’s usually a tradition for starting quarterbacks to give their offensive line gifts as a way of saying thank you for keeping them upright through the season. According to Patriots center Ted Karras, the line still hasn’t […]

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers doesn’t need big stats to be happy

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn’t about the individual stats anymore, as long as the team is winning games he is happy. In each of the last seven games, he hasn’t finished with more than 250 yards passing, but the team has gone 5-2 in those games. Rodgers knows with the way the running […]

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NHL Predictions: December 27th Late Games – Including Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers

Welcome back to NHL Predictions! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. This will also include a featured game that should be must-watch hockey. Tonight’s featured game is the Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers. This is the late game slate of […]

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REPORT: Antonio Brown working out for the New Orleans Saints

After a year of bizarre storylines and drama both inside and outside the league on the part of All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown, the New Orleans Saints are taking a chance, according to Adam Schefter. Free-agent WR Antonio Brown is in New Orleans this morning, working out for the Saints, per source. Saints are doing their […]

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Kings’ Marvin Bagley III spotted wearing walking boot after exiting game vs. Timberwolves with foot injury

Sacramento Kings big man Marvin Bagley III was spotted wearing a walking boot after exiting Thursday’s night’s 105-104 double-overtime loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves with an apparent foot injury. Bagley was walking without the help of crutches and on his own accord, a sign that the boot is merely preventative: Kings forward Marvin Bagley III […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo takes full blame for Bucks’ loss to Sixers

Giannis Antetokounmpo took the full extent of the blame for his team’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Christmas Day, as the Milwaukee Bucks had their zone defense clobbered by a barrage of 3-pointers in a 121-109 loss. Meanwhile, The Greek Freak, who was praised for his improved shooting in a blockbuster matchup against the […]

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4 reasons the San Francisco 49ers will defeat the Seahawks in Week 17

The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Seattle Seahawks in Week 17 in a crucial NFC West showdown. The winner in this game will be crowned as the NFC West champion and could clinch a first-round bye in the playoffs. The 49ers began the season with an 8-0 record and looked as if they […]

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Clemson Star Has Brutally Honest Comment On Heisman Trophy

While most eyes were on the Heisman Trophy ceremony a few weeks ago, the Clemson Tigers didn’t show any interest. In fact, it appears none of the players even watched it. Clemson had a dominant season in the ACC, but Dabo Swinney and his players have felt disrespected throughout the year. Trevor Lawrence and Travis […]

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Steelers designate WR Ryan Switzer, FB Roosevelt Nix to return off IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers have designated wide receiver Ryan Switzer and fullback Roosevelt Nix to return of the injured reserve (IR) list. We have placed FB Roosevelt Nix and WR Ryan Switzer on the Reserve/Injured; Designated For Return [email protected] TRANSACTION: https://t.co/LKtod2K4Up pic.twitter.com/N2RS0vs2sH — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 26, 2019 Both players are now eligible to practice […]

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