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A breakdown of the world of sports.


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A breakdown of the world of sports.






Only the Pac-4 Remain and the NFL Preseason

The Big Ten has expanded to 18 teams after accepting Oregon and Washington from the Pac-12. The Big 12 took Utah, Arizona, and Arizona State leaving only four teams to make a Pac-4. The NFL preseason started with the Hall of Fame game which didn't even feature a lot of the star players for either team.


Colorado Joins the Big 12 and Broncos Under Fire

The Colorado Buffaloes are re-joining the Big 12 after television negotiations with the Pac 12 were disappointing. The Pac 12 now looks to Apple TV and streaming as a main part of its revenue. Florida State and Clemson are looking to leave the ACC. The Denver Broncos are losing players to injury as Sean Payton takes shots at the coaching from last season.


NFL Contracts and Harbaugh Faces 4 Game Suspension

NFL contracts are getting signs with Justin Herbert and Trevon Diggs leading the way. Popular NFL running backs go together to complain about their contract situations. Jim Harbaugh faces a potential four-game suspension for recruiting violations to start the season.


Hopkins Signs With Titans and The Vols Survive

Hopkins has signed with the Titans giving new life to Derrick Henry in fantasy football. Northwestern players try to fight back but time is not on their side. The Tennessee Volunteers escape significant punishment after getting caught paying players.


Fitzgerald Gets Fired by Northwestern

Pat Fitzgerald gets fired by Northwestern after a student report detailed hazing going back to the mid-2000s. Fitzgerald was originally placed on leave for two weeks after an investigation found he had no prior knowledge of the hazing. Bob Huggins tells WVU that he never officially retired.


The New Big 12 and the USFL Championship Game

The new fiscal year has created a new look Big 12 with even smaller stadiums and brands. The USFL championship game is a dud because of the lopsided divisions. ESPN makes massive layoffs while the Pac 12 is still looking for a new television deal.


Offseason Boredom and LSU Vacates Wins

The offseason is in full swing with the college world series ending. Les Miles had to vacate wins after playing an ineligible player. Former quarterback Ryan Mallet dies in a drowning accident and Leonard Fournette has his car catch fire on the highway.


EA Sports Hit With Lawsuit and Gambling in the NFL

EA Sports is hit with a lawsuit over the upcoming college football video game. The Blue Chip Ratio is seeing major inflation. Bob Huggins is out as the coach of West Virginia and the NFL is doubling down on restricting gambling in the league.


Olympic Esports and the We’re Back Tracker

The Olympics is sponsoring an Esports competition. The Nuggets win their first NBA championship as Vegas wins their first Stanley Cup. The USFL is as unbalanced as the SEC and the Big Ten. We also have created an official We're Back tracker for the upcoming college football season.


Summer Lifting and the Blue Chip Ratio

Summer lifting programs have started now that the school year has ended. The USFL television ratings are not looking good while the Ironman competition suffered a fatal camera crew accident. The NFL is investigating gambling issues while college football realignment rumors spin out of control with Miami and Notre Dame being admitted into the AAU.


Luck of the Celtics Runs Out and ESPN Fights the SEC

The Boston Celtics battled back from an 0-3 deficit against the Heat only to lose in game seven. Tom Brady now owns a part of the Raiders with speculation starting that he could play again if Garoppolo isn't able to play. ESPN does not want to pay the SEC more money if they move to a nine-game schedule while the Big Ten selections by NBC for prime time are underwhelming.


Getting Swept and the Transfer Portal

The conference finals series in both the NHL and the NBA could end in sweeps as the major market teams are getting eliminated. Big Ben said he hoped Kenny Pickett would be a bust. Pat Narduzzi calls out Deion Sanders over his roster management and the Pac-12 draws closer to an announcement on their television deal.


NFL Schedule and NCAA Television Picks

The XFL championship game delivered weak ratings while the Celtics came back to defeat the 76ers. The NFL schedule has been announced with one playoff game being broadcast online. The NCAA television picks are in while seven teams from the ACC explore breaking their own television contract.


NBA Playoffs and College Sports Gambling

The Heat are a threat in the NBA playoffs as an 8-seed and the Lakers are becoming favorites as a 7-seed. The NFL is suffering a hangover after the draft and Iowa has college athletes under investigation for gambling on sports.


NFL Draft Recap and the XFL Playoffs

The NFL Draft saw quarterbacks go high once again after a year off. Bryce Young was the first player taken and the Texans made moves to get the second and third pick. The XFL playoffs featured a major upset as Big Game Bob Stoops has his team playing in the championship game.


NFL Draft and Spring Transfer Season

The NFL Draft is about to kick off with uncertainty on the overall number one pick. Former Ohio State quarterback failures are causing Stroud to drop. The Big Ten is hiring officials away from the Pac-12. Transfer season has started after college football spring games have wrapped up with a ton of new names in the portal.


Hurts Gets Paid and the XFL is Rigged

The Eagles sign Hurts to a five-year, $255 million contract that makes him the highest-paid player in the NFL. Steelers are finalizing a trade for Allen Robinson II. The Big Ten teams looked shaky in their spring football games. People are accusing the XFL of being rigged as it heads up against the USFL.


Another Urban Meyer Scandal and CFB Playoff Expansion Delay

Urban Meyer is caught in another scandal. He was filmed dancing at a bar in Ohio after not traveling back with the team following their Thursday night loss to the Bengals. The Ravens tied a Steelers rushing record and Broncos coaches were not happy with them running a play at the end of the game to break 100 yards rushing. Penn State vs Iowa is potentially a championship matchup in the Big Ten with playoff implications for the league. The college football playoff expansion faces a delay after the Texas and Oklahoma moves.


Franchise Tags and an Overtime Proposal

The Steelers are not going to use the franchise tag on Bud Dupree as he is set for free agency. The Steelers still have significant salary cap issues they are looking to take care of as they wait for the NFL to make a decision on the cap. The Baltimore Ravens have proposed a spot and choose overtime where one team will decide where the ball is placed and the other will decide if they want to place offense or defense. Ohio State pauses spring football due to the coronavirus. LSU and Georgia are facing scandals in the SEC while Les Miles is out at Kansas because of it.


Tom Brady Wins Again and the Steelers Cut Contracts

Tom Brady wins his seventh Super Bowl as he now leads every franchise in total championships. Patrick Mahomes was under pressure throughout the Super Bowl and Russell Wilson is complaining about the hits he takes. Marty Schottenheimer, who coached 21 NFL seasons and has eighth-most wins all time, dies at 77. The Steelers are meeting with Ben Roethlisberger about his contract as they look to start making cuts to get under the salary cap. Alabama finished college football signing day by signing another top class.