Scouting Isn’t an Exact Science

Scouting Isn’t an Exact Science

Think back to the 1998 NFL draft, the clash of the two future NFL MVPs battling for the coveted position of the first overall draft pick. One–the man who wound up going first, was Peyton Manning, five-time NFL MVP and 14 time Pro Bowler. The other was Ryan Leaf, whose...
Neutrality in the Super Bowl

Neutrality in the Super Bowl

Why is the Super Bowl played in a neutral location?   Every year in February millions of people–literally millions–gather around their televisions to watch the biggest sporting event of the year. There are parties planned around the Super Bowl, with meals,...
Does Home Field Advantage Matter?

Does Home Field Advantage Matter?

Recently, Major League Baseball reached a new collective bargaining agreement with the players’ union, avoiding a strike. The changes agreed to within the CBA were largely insignificant to sports fans, but one facet did catch the eye (and ire) of many: the elimination...