It was confirmed on the 10th of July that Leeds United legend and England 1966 World Cup winner Jack Charlton sadly passed away. The defender had an amazing career, spending all of his 23 years of playing days at Leeds United. He played 629 games, scoring 70 goals and capturing 6 trophies including the old First Division league title. He also earned 34 caps for England and … [Read more...] about Remembering An Icon: Jack Charlton
Per TSN's Frank Seravalli, the NHL has released the schedule for the first 10 days of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers. https://twitter.com/frank_seravalli/status/1281727521415925760?s=20 Interesting things to note, there are several back-to-back games scheduled if any of the series' go beyond game 3 - keep in mind the qualifying round will be a best-of-5 series. We are in … [Read more...] about NHL: First 10 Days Schedule Released. Hubs Officially Named.
The Cage is closed and here we GOOOOO with episode one of Cage My IQ! Opening Round Why has Dana White been so successful with building up the UFC after its unsuccessful 1st run? How do you feel about the way the UFC has set up the fights where the fighters get checked before and after their fight for COVID? UFC naming Venum its new apparel partner. Was this right … [Read more...] about Cage My IQ Episode One: UFC 251, Mount Rushmore, Jon Jones
Dana White and the UFC have just made yet another business decision. They have decided to go with Venum as its exclusive global outfitting and apparel partner when the Reebok deal officially expires early next year, the UFC announced Friday morning. The UFC will debut the new Venum fight kits in April 2021. It will also lead to more money for the athletes as the UFC … [Read more...] about Venum is UFCs new apparel Partner
Last season we saw a record number of backup quarterbacks get their opportunities and while some succeeded and made the most of their opportunities a lot of them flopped. Today let’s take a look at some of the best backup quarterbacks heading into the 2020 season. #5 Las Vegas Raiders https://youtu.be/zxweDc8KbN4 The Raiders will go into the season with Derek Carr as … [Read more...] about Top 5 NFL Backup Quarterback Situations
Patrick Mahomes has transcended to become the face of the NFL. After redshirting behind Alex Smith in his rookie season. The Chiefs decided to hand the keys to the Kingdom over to the young buck. As big of a gamble as it was it definitely paid off in a huge way. In Mahomes’ first season as a starter, he led the Chiefs to the top seed in the AFC and the Conference Championship … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of Mahomes Contract
It looks like the Big Ten Conference will be limiting its action for the rest of the year. It has been announced that for all Fall sports the conference will run a Big Ten only schedule, that way it limits the traveling all the teams do. Big Ten Presidents and Athletic Directors prefer playing a conference-only schedule, which would eliminate some long-distance travel and help … [Read more...] about Big Ten Conference to Run Conference only Sports Schedules
A week full of shock defeats, amazing skill, and wonder goals has just passed us by, however, this week looks to be even better. Some great games including 2 London derbies for us to sit back and enjoy. As always, Daniel and I will be going head-to-head in a prediction battle for these games but let us know what you think below. As there are a lot of games, I won’t be going … [Read more...] about Stand Your Ground: EPL Predictions for 07/06 – 07/12
Today the New Jersey Devils have hired former Sabres and Stars Coach Lindy Ruff as Head Coach. Ruff has been working as an assistant for the New York Rangers since 2017. He takes over for Alain Nasreddine, who was named Interim Head Coach when John Hynes was fired in December. New Jersey is currently not trending in the right direction after having a great offseason. They … [Read more...] about Lindy Ruff Hired as New Jersey Devils Head Coach
San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert demands a trade from the team according to various sources close to the situation. The NFL trade world has been quiet until today when Mostert demanded a trade from the 49ers. Mostert had not been in the spotlight in his NFL career until last season when the 49ers gave him a chance to show what he can … [Read more...] about Raheem Mostert Demands a Trade
UPDATE: Per TSN's Frank Seravalli, the 2020-21 season would kick off with training camp starting November 17, 2020 with the regular season starting December 1, 2020. https://twitter.com/frank_seravalli/status/1281001969960837121?s=20 Furthermore, there are some more detailed dates that were revealed this afternoon as … [Read more...] about UPDATE: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 24 Days Away! 2020-21 Season Start Date. NJ Hire Ruff! Quick Hits.
After the packed card we had on Saturday, July 11th, in Yaz Island we now get a fight card on a Wednesday on ESPN. This is typically a light card where you have a great main event but other fights feature up and coming stars. With that being said here are my predictions for UFC on ESPN 13: Kattar vs Ige. Calvin Kattar (-278) vs Daniel Ige (+215) In the main event we … [Read more...] about UFC On ESPN 13: Kattar vs Ige Preview and Predictions
How do you begin writing about Bob Gibson? I mean, really, how do you start? You can go with the Obvious 251 Wins, greatest Cardinals pitcher of all time, the 1.12 ERA in 1968 that was, in part, the reason MLB lowered the Pitchers Mound in 1969 by 6 inches........You can go into all of that, and, it is part of who Bob Gibson is. But it's not all. To us Cardinal Fans, at least … [Read more...] about Bob Gibson is the Greatest Cardinals Pitcher of All Time
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=202329604360607 On this week's episode of Stand Your Ground: This week in review with AlexHow did Liverpool win the League Title? What factored into it?Sane loaned to Bayern Munich from Man City. Is this the start of the demise for this team?Do you believe the rumor that Wolverhampton is shopping Adama and Liverpool is inquiring?Who will … [Read more...] about MLS World Cup Predictions Liverpool, EPL On Stand Your Ground
The NHL Hub Cities are planning to play three games a day in each Hub City each day during the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. We're talking hockey from day till night! As hockey fans, this is the most amazing thing ever after almost 5 months of no hockey. That being said - I would hate the be a member of the logistics crew! Between testing players several times a week, … [Read more...] about Eat. Sleep. Hockey. Repeat. NHL Playing 6 Games A Day!
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=283205909661410 Game Winning Drive is back with another episode as we discuss everything going on around the NFL. On this show we discuss: Patrick Mahomes new 10-year deal.Is San Francisco 49ers CB Richard Sherman right about his frustrations about the newly signed QB Cam Newton deal?Should the NFL cut the preseason this year?What do … [Read more...] about Game Winning Drive Ep12: NFL Hot Topics, Mahomes Contract, AFC East
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=730300777742219 Welcome back to DeBord Room in this week's episode I will give you my divisional round winners from my playoff predictions! I will also be joined by Tim King the man and creator of All Everything Entertainment and we will talk about the criticism of Cam Newton's contract. I explain why Richard Sherman needs to STFU, we talk … [Read more...] about DeBord Room: Mahomes, Cam, Njoku, Sherman, NBA, and MLB Chatter
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson Anti-Semitic Post has the wide receiver in some extremely hot water. Jackson posted a verse on his Instagram that was quoted from Adolf Hitler. Yes, the one that wanted world domination, and decimated any Jewish person insight. https://twitter.com/greg_price11/status/1280337007961616391?s=21 The quote stated “White Jews … [Read more...] about Eagles Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson Anti-Semitic Post
UFC bantamweight Pedro Munhoz has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been removed from a scheduled bout with Frankie Edgar that was to take place on July 15th according to ESPN's Ariel Helwani. The fight was scheduled to be the co-main event of the second card on Fight Island. The UFC was set to look for a new opponent for Edgar but it looks like he wants to wait … [Read more...] about Pedro Munhoz has Tested Positive for COVID-19
For this edition of the All-Teams series we come to my favorite team. So, all the opinions herein are indisputable facts and cannot be disagreed with. Warning, reading further will expose you to awesomeness you may not be prepared to deal with, conversion to Braves Country is a common side effect. The Braves have been around since the very earliest days of Major League … [Read more...] about Franchise Greats – Atlanta Braves