Pre-Season NCAA Quarterback Rankings

Without a doubt, quarterback is the most important position in any sport. There is a reason why the top two selections in the previous two NFL Drafts have been quarterbacks. Looking ahead to the 2016 NCAA Football season, here are a few lists of college quarterbacks to keep an eye on. Top Ten NCAA Quarterbacks…

Garage Sale: Guzan, 76ers and more.

Whenever you move, it’s always a good idea to do a bit of inventory, but this isn’t a housing column. It’s time to resurrect an old game that Bryson Lester and I (Josh Martinez) used to play when we hosted our sports talk show on Thunder 91.1 in Cedar City: Garage Sale. Bryson and I…

2016 Consensus NBA Mock Draft

Round One Pick Team Projected Selection 1 Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons 2 LA Lakers Brandon Ingram 3 Boston Celtics Dragan Bender 4 Phoenix Suns Marquese Chriss 5 Minnesota Timberwolves Kris Dunn 6 New Orleans Pelicans Buddy Hield 7 Denver Nuggets Jaylen Brown 8 Sacramento Kings Jamal Murray 9 Toronto Raptors Jakob Poeltl 10 Milwaukee Bucks…

Why I Love LeBron James

As a child growing up as a sports fan, my room was plastered with posters. I had pull out posters from Sports Illustrated for Kids, among others that I had collected from the various University of Utah events I went to during the year. But there were two central posters in the room. They were…

Kobe and the L.A. Identity

When you think of Los Angeles, California, what comes to mind? For many, it’s the traffic or the smog. For others, it may be how close it is to the beach or the vast stretches of palm trees. However, there usually is one that is overlooked and that is the sports teams. These sports teams…

What We Learned from the 2016 NCAA Tournament Play-In Games

The first four games of the 2016 NCAA Tournament are over. The field is down from 68 to the 64 that collectively make Thursday and Friday two of the most celebrated days of the year. While many treat the “first four” as seemingly ceremonial events, there was quite a bit revealed through the contests that…

2016 NCAA Tournament: Our Selection Sunday Thoughts

Selection Sunday. One of the best days of the year, this day is geared perfectly to set up an exciting and dramatic week of college basketball. This day is loaded with both surprises and disappointments. No matter how passionately you feel about a certain team getting snubbed, does it really matter once the tournament starts?…

The 2001 NBA Re-Draft

Despite featuring multiple all-stars and gold medalists, the 2001 NBA Draft will forever be remembered as the draft of the high school big man. Forget the eight all-stars, forget the strong class of international players, this class is all about Kwame Brown, Eddy Curry, Tyson Chandler, and Ousmane Cisse. Review my re-draft and let me…

The 2000 NBA Re-Draft

The 2000 NBA Draft is widely-regarded as the worst NBA draft class ever. I recently tried to “re-draft” this awful class, and let me tell you, it was exhausting. In the coming weeks, a few of the better basketball minds I’m surrounded by will be re-drafting the last 15 years of NBA Drafts with me….

Grantland

Almost every time I have gotten on the internet in the past four years, I followed the same routine. I immediately open five tabs, then enter the following URLs: RealGM.com HoopsHype.com Grantland.com Screenrant.com Facebook.com It is safe to say that I’ve spent most of my internet time on these sites. But sadly, I am back down…

Golden History

Last week at work, one of my co-workers asked me, “Are you worried the Warriors are going to beat the Bulls’ record?” An interesting question. Those around me know that I grew up a fan of the Chicago Bulls. Right as I was coming into my own as a lover of basketball, the Bulls were…

Nothing Better

There’s been a lot made about how much better the at home experience of watching sports has gotten. With almost every game available every night of the week and the advent of social media, there is little reason for hardcore sports fans to leave their couches. Fans can monitor their fantasy leagues, keep track of…