How Great is Clayton Kershaw? Better Than You Think

Clayton Kershaw is the best pitcher you’ve ever seen. You might not agree because social media has you brainwashed into believing his small sample size playoff performance is all that matters, but it’s true. The Dodgers ace is better than Randy Johnson, better than Greg Maddux, and even better than Pedro Martinez. How do I…

Iowa Football Grades for NIU Game: Will Nate Stanley Ever Show Consistency?

FINAL SCORE: Iowa 33 Northern Illinois 7 After an atrocious half of football offensively against Northern Illinois to kick off the 2018 season, Iowa’s running game found its groove in the second half behind the three-headed monster of Toren Young, Ivory Kelly-Martin, and Mekhi Sargent, thanks in part to an offensive line that wore down…

Jon’s Big Ten Conference Football Predictions

Urban Meyer’s status at Ohio State is still up in the air as I write this preview. I’m just kidding. Everyone knows there’s no way way he’s fired. Let’s be honest here. Urb wins too many games for an elite program to fire a coach that wins 11-12 games every year and has won a…

Iowa Hawkeyes Football 2018 Preview: Potential is there but….

Last year was mostly a disappointment for the Iowa Hawkeyes football team, but it was nice to end that seven-year bowl winless streak even though the bowl win came in the frigid cold Pinstripe Bowl no one cares about against a mediocre Boston College team that did everything in its power to hand a seemingly…

I Think It’s Time to Stop Hating on Chris Ferguson

Chris Ferguson is one of the most despised players in poker and, although I understand the frustration many had with the former WSOP Main Event champion following the 2011 Black Friday scandal at Full Tilt Poker, it’s been more than seven years, and it’s time for everyone to let it go. Many within the poker…

Phil Hellmuth’s Stubbornness is Baffling

Phil Hellmuth is one of the best poker players ever, arguably the greatest tournament specialist in history. No one can ever take that away from him even if he never wins another WSOP bracelet. But, at this point in his career, he’s simply not that great of a player. He’s become poker’s version of post-2008…

CHRISTMAS IN MAY: Phil Ivey Tells PokerNews He Will Play WSOP

The World Series of Poker is great every year, but it’s better with Phil Ivey. The 10-time bracelet winner gave me an early Christmas present when he told PokerNews following his recent tournament win in Montenegro his general plans for the summer. “Yeah, I plan on it,” he said when asked if he will play…