Why Each First-Round Quarterback Should Start the Season on the Bench

Quarterback

The 2018 NFL Draft Class was lauded as one of the most talented ones, regarding the quarterback position, in recent memory, when combining the perception of these quarterbacks as prospects with their perceived potential. There were five were taken in the first round, with four going in the top ten. They were Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Josh Rosen, and Lamar Jackson (in that order) and it’s more likely than not, that just one or two of them will live up to the hype. We will see a few…

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The Washington Nationals Need to Start Moving Free Agent Vets

Nationals

The Washington Nationals were expected to contend for a World Series in 2018, but this season has not gone as planned for the team. The Nationals found themselves in a bit of a conundrum weeks before the trade deadline. A few weeks ago, at the deadline, most eyes turned to the nation’s capital to see what the team would do. At the deadline, the Nats were 5.5 games back in the division, but Mike Rizzo decided to make a run because he believed the team’s talent would eventually come around.…

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MLB’s Dark Side Exposed Once Again

MLB

Nothing is perfect, even sports, and baseball is no exception. Each sport has its flaws, and many believe that the MLB’s most significant flaw is an increase in strikeouts which has led to a lack of balls in play. This, in turn, has taken a lot of exciting action out of the game. The evolution of baseball due to sabermetrics has angered old-school thinkers. However, that is not the MLB’s biggest flaw. Baseball’s dark side was once again on full display yesterday in a game between the Atlanta Braves and Miami…

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The 2018 American League MVP is Mookie Betts’ to Lose

Mookie Betts

The American League MVP race is a fun one, with the four best candidates having elite seasons and all being worthy. J.D. Martinez leads the AL in two of the three Triple Crown Categories (home runs and RBI), Jose Ramirez has been spectacular overall and has the second-most home runs in the game, and Mike Trout is the best player in baseball, and arguably the greatest talent ever, who was tracking to have the best season of his career. Yet, the AL MVP is Mookie Betts’ to lose. It’s largely…

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Dodgers’ Big Bat Acquisition Production is Coming from Another Source

Dodgers

When the Dodgers traded for Manny Machado, they thought he was going to be the blockbuster bat they needed to help elevate the offense and help alleviate the loss of Corey Seager, because, at the time, the star shortstop was hitting .315/.387/.575 with 24 home runs in 96 games. But that elite power bat has come from another source, and one you can argue has been unexpected. When the Dodgers traded for second baseman Brian Dozier, it was out-of-the-blue and did not bring much buzz. During the winter of 2016,…

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