Tennessee football could enjoy a breakout 2021

Hendon Hooker of Tennessee runs with the ball against the Purdue Boilermakers during the first half of the TransPerfect Music City Bowl.Image: Getty Images Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel says that spring practice looks “unrecognizable” from where the Vols were a year ago in Knoxville. Reeling from the termination of Jeremy Pruitt and a large … Read more

Ryan Turell wants to be the first Orthodox Jew to play basketball in the NBA

Yeshiva’s Ryan Turell looking to make NBA history.Image: Getty Images It’s not just about him. Yeshiva University’s Ryan Turell clearly gets that, much in the same vein as Brian Flores with his recent lawsuit Against the NFL, trying to put a greater focus on equal treatment of minorities in the league knows it’s not just … Read more

Thunder, Grizzlies uniform delay exemplifies annoying NBA problem

NBA White out.Screenshot: It’s time to end this madness NBA. You’ve been playing around with the jerseys for far too long. I get it. Each team having approximately 1,000 alternate jerseys is a great revenue stream as well as the sponsor logos in the corner where the NBA logo used to be. But there is … Read more

Look at these tools

Adam “VT” SchefterPhoto: Getty Images It was a great weekend for those posing as who are more interested in acting like bullhorns for the lizard people who want their messages out. I wouldn’t pretend to know all the things that go into being a dependent journalist, nor do I care much, but I do know … Read more

With new CBA, pitchers batting is now dead in National League, too

Major League Baseball as it has existed for 145 years is now gone.Image: Getty Images There’s only one bad thing about the MLB lockout being over: The game is changing forever. The universal designated hitter is here. Sadly, it wasn’t a good idea back in 1973 when Ron Blomberg stepped up to the plate for … Read more

MLB’s decision to ban the shift is the right one

CancelledScreenshot: I‘ve never had too strong an opinion on whether or not Major League Baseball should ban the shift. If they do, we can expect batting averages to increase for left-handed power hitters, and that’s good. Hits are fun, and more of them is never a bad thing. On the other hand, learning to adapt … Read more

Automated offside is here, and it’s pretty damn cool

Finally, a computer will save us from arguing about whether someone was on or offsides.Screenshot: Club World Cup Even through its many, many bumps and hiccups (the kind of hiccups where you feel like you’ve pulled an oblique) I have been pro-VAR. It is hardly perfect, and far too much of it still depends on … Read more