Stephen ForshaStephen Forsha is a sports writer for varying publications. Stephen has a degree in mass communications. Stephen enjoys writing about sports, with a focus on football, baseball and basketball. When not writing, Stephen collects books and his favorite sports team is the Dallas Cowboys.
The 2017 NBA Playoffs have officially begun for the defending Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors, and though it was close at various points for the Warriors during Sunday’s 121-109 win over the Portland Trailblazers, they proved they are still the team to beat in the West. The difference-making quarter for the Warriors was their… Continue reading NBA Playoffs: Golden State Warriors, Draymond Green Take Series Lead Over Portland Trailblazers
Sunday night opens the 2017 NBA Western Conference Playoffs for the No. 3 seeded Houston Rockets and the No. 6 seed Oklahoma City Thunder in what could be the highest-scoring and most competitive series of the first round. This NBA Playoffs series not only features two NBA superstars, but James Harden of the Rockets and… Continue reading Houston Rockets Vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: James Harden Vs. Russell Westbrook NBA Playoffs Preview
The Cleveland Cavaliers blew a 26-point lead Sunday in an NBA game against the Atlanta Hawks, and in the process of losing to the Hawks, 126-125 in overtime in Atlanta, the Cavaliers are now tied in the Eastern Conference for the top spot with the Boston Celtics. With the Celtics and Cavaliers now tied with… Continue reading Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics Tied For Eastern Conference Lead
Thanks to a past trade made with the Brooklyn Nets three years ago when the Nets rebranded and wanted veterans, the Boston Celtics now have a 25-percent chance to gain the top overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft. By the way, the Celtics are already the second-best team in the Eastern Conference, entering the… Continue reading NBA Draft: Boston Celtics Lead Lottery Thanks To The Brooklyn Nets
On MLB 2017 Opening Day Sunday, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner not only pitched five perfect innings, but he had an historic day, becoming the first pitcher in MLB history to hit two home runs on Opening Day. The first 16 batters Bumgarner faced he sent back to the dugout, but once he… Continue reading MLB 2017: Madison Bumgarner’s Two Home Runs Equals History
The New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs are just two of six teams who will open the 2017 MLB season on Sunday, with the World Series champion Cubs playing in primetime. The 2017 MLB season will begin at 1 p.m. ET when the Yankees play against the Tampa Bay Rays. Next will be the… Continue reading MLB 2017: New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs Open Season Sunday
Opening Day is less than two weeks away, and the Chicago White Sox have signed one of their potential stars — Tim Anderson — to a six-year contract extension for $25 million according to multiple reports. This spring, Anderson is batting 0.333 with an 0.806 on-base percentage, along with 12 hits, one home run, and… Continue reading White Sox, Tim Anderson have new deal, Jose Quintana to be traded?
The NFL Scouting Combine has begun with weigh-ins, interviews, and tests, but the exciting part of the combine begins on Friday when the athletic skills and abilities of the future NFL players are put on display. One player who has already stood out is LSU running back Leonard Fournette for the reason he weighed in… Continue reading NFL Combine 2017: Leonard Fournette, Others To Watch This Weekend
The 2017 NASCAR season has arrived where there is a new sponsor for the top series of racing, plus it also marks the return of the biggest race of the year in the Daytona 500. If the Daytona 500 is anything like the races on Friday and Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, get ready for… Continue reading NASCAR Daytona 500: 5 Bold Predictions, A Surprise Winner
The Los Angeles Lakers made a couple NBA trade deadline deals that left them without their leading scorer and top bench player in Lou Williams, but added players like Tyler Ennis and Corey Brewer, plus a first-round pick this June. The Lakers also fired general manager Mitch Kupcheck, though they hired Magic Johnson as their… Continue reading Lakers Building Toward Improvement After NBA Trade Deadline
A DeMarcus Cousins trade has finally been agreed on, where he will be joining an NBA front court with Anthony Davis as the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings made a deal. The final Cousins trade to the Pelicans involves the following players as reported by Mark Stein of ESPN.com. “(The NBA trade consists of)… Continue reading NBA Trades: DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis Are New Dynamic Duo
Trade rumors for the Cleveland Cavaliers won’t go away until the trade line comes and goes, and for any Cavs trade to happen, it will most likely be for depth and not star power. The Cavs are in a bit of a bind right now without the services of center/forward Kevin Love for the next… Continue reading Cavs Trade Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Not Happening, Depth Needed
With 19 wins and 39 losses, it is very easy to state that the Los Angeles Lakers will be missing the NBA postseason once again. Now that the NBA trade deadline is in sight, it is starting to become more important for the Lakers trade decisions, not for this season, but for the future of… Continue reading Lakers Trade Rumors: Lou Williams to the Cleveland Cavaliers?
The New York Yankees and the MLB Postseason used to be a very common combination, but last year the Yankees missed the second season, and they’ve not won a postseason series since the 2012 season. For Yankees manager Joe Girardi and the rest of the “Bronx Bombers,” that must change this season, or the 2018… Continue reading New York Yankees: Prospects, Pitching Can Help MLB Rebuild
Should the Cleveland Cavaliers just decide to keep Kevin Love, as all the NBA trade rumors keep getting more and more traction? The potential Cavs trade of Love this season would cause the dominoes to fall in various directions, changing the NBA as we all know it. Let’s face it, the Cavs need to improve… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Will Cavs Kevin Love, Carmelo Anthony Trade Happen?
The Boston Celtics and their NBA trade rumors have begun to heat up and make a lot of sense as the trade deadline continues to get closer and closer to expiring. Teams like the Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks all need to decide who is best for the future and for… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Celtics For Paul George Trade Could Work
For all intents and purposes, the 2016-17 NBA season for the Los Angeles Lakers is all but over when it comes to making the playoffs. That said, a potential Lakers trade could happen if they decide to part ways with a younger player or two, but that wouldn’t be what is best for the future… Continue reading Lakers Trades Of Younger Players Isn’t Best For Future
NBA trade rumors are currently at max capacity in the possibility the Philadelphia 76ers could finally make a trade and part ways with one of their three big men in Jahlil Okafor, who just hasn’t fit into the plans of the 76ers this season. Where could Okafor be traded to by the 76ers? The center… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Jahlil Okafor, 76ers Trade Is Best For Both
Being in second place in the Eastern Conference standings is a big deal, but the Boston Celtics have a chance this season to continue their rebuild, and under head coach Brad Stevens, the team with 17 NBA Championships has a chance to make some noise before the trade deadline expires. The Celtics have a nice… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Will Boston Celtics Make A Trade Deadline Move?
The NBA trade rumors keep swirling with the Los Angeles Lakers back in trade talks involving Jose Calderon, but there are more important aspects of the Lakers franchise and their roster that need some help for future seasons to come. The Lakers made an excellent move earlier this week that will eventually affect their roster… Continue reading Lakers Have Magic, Now Need Superstar
Welcome to another edition of NBA trade rumors, and this one might happen with Carmelo Anthony being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, as the reigning NBA champions had a losing record in January. The Cavs do need some help, and to be honest, maybe for their sake, an NBA trade rumor for Anthony might be… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Could Carmelo Anthony To Cavs Happen?
February is getting closer and closer, but for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers, they are in the midst of even making a decision that could affect their respective NBA franchises for the foreseeable futures. Both the Lakers and 76ers are speculated in many NBA trade rumors, though the question remains: is this… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Will Lakers, 76ers Make Franchise Changing Trades?
The Los Angeles Lakers have been a very interesting team this season. They have a young roster with an average of around 27 years old, a first-year full-time head coach and a team that started out fast but has since suffered the worst loss in franchise history. This is all occurring in a span of… Continue reading Do the Lakers Need Tough Love From Kobe Bryant, Roster Overhaul?
NBA trade rumors have shifted from many NBA teams with losing records all the way over to the first-place team in the Eastern Conference — the Cleveland Cavaliers — as they have struggled recently and aren’t playing at as high of a level needed if they want to successfully defend their NBA championship. One player… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: LeBron James, Cavs Need Help Fast
NBA trade rumors and the Los Angeles Lakers go together like peanut butter and jelly at the moment, because rebuilding a roster will do that to a franchise. The Lakers are in the midst of a rebuild that can go a number of varying directions, but a lot depends on if they are looking to… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Looking To Add To Roster?
Netflix finally released the date in which Season 5 of House of Cards will premiere on the streaming channel. The date, announced through a trailer on Inauguration Day, will be May 30, resulting in a wait of over one year since Season 4 was released. House of Cards tweeted: “We make the terror,” with children… Continue reading ‘House Of Cards’ Season 5 Premieres May 30
The Los Angeles Lakers are 15 games under the 0.500 mark for the season after playing in 45 games of an 82-game NBA season. They are 13th in the Western Conference and are four games back of the eighth-place Portland Trail Blazers in standings. The question is this: Do the Lakers still have a chance… Continue reading Can The Lakers Still Make the NBA Playoffs?
The WWE Royal Rumble is two weeks away, and the WWE Championship match between champion A.J. Styles and challenger John Cena has a very high potential to steal the show like they have at past pay-per-views. With all that is on the line, and how it is obvious that the WWE is putting all their… Continue reading WWE Royal Rumble: John Cena Will Win WWE Championship
The Los Angeles Lakers decision to make a trade before the NBA trade deadline might be much simpler than it seems. A team that has been involved in many NBA trade rumors since the offseason, should the Lakers stay where they are at with their roster or should they look elsewhere to make improvements in… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Keeping D’Angelo Russell, Others, The Best Move?
With all the NBA trade rumors surrounding the Philadelphia 76ers this NBA season, Nerlens Noel, Jahlil Okafor, and Joel Embiid might not all be a trio for much longer, or could there be a different plan in the works? The 76ers have until mid-February before they need to make a final decision on a trade… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Does keeping Nerlens Noel, Joel Embiid make sense for 76ers?
The Houston Rockets are in the mix of the annual NBA trade rumors talk and for good reason this year. They are in the need of a big man since losing Clint Capela to injury around three weeks ago, but with it being no guarantee Capela returns, looking for another big man should be considered.… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Should Rockets Consider Nerlens Noel?
The Los Angeles Lakers have a roster full of potential. They have one of the best young coaches in the NBA in Luke Walton, plus a roster of players with an average age of 27-years-old, leaving them with a rebuild that seems to be headed in the right direction. That said, the Lakers have 10… Continue reading Los Angeles Lakers: Five Best Players 25 And Under
Though it is still uncertain what the Los Angeles Lakers want to do before the NBA trade deadline next month, there is still the fact they are a team that is in a rebuilding mode and one that needs to keep moving in the right direction. With first-year head coach Luke Walton this season, the… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Could The Lakers And Jahlil Okafor Work?
The Los Angeles Lakers head into the new year 12 games under the 0.500 mark and in 13th place in the Western Conference standings. That said, the Lakers are still involved in many NBA trade rumors, not so much for a boost in improvement this year, but to get better for the future. Not focusing… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers And Three Possible Trade Targets
Three of the top NBA players have been the subject of NBA trade rumors for a good while now. Though all three are the best players for their respective NBA teams, what would be best for them and those franchises when it comes to all the various trade rumor talks? The three players possibly on… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins or Anthony Davis On The Move?
The Los Angeles Lakers could use a better big man for not just this season, but for future seasons. One of the players who is rumored to be a target for the Lakers in the daily NBA trade rumors is DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings. Cousins heading to the Lakers isn’t as farfetched as… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers, DeMarcus Cousins Would Be Improvement
The question for the NBA trade rumor season for the Los Angeles Lakers is will they make a deal for a potential up-and-coming superstar or play the wait-and-see game in the next couple months as they continue to rebuild their once-successful franchise? Headed into their Christmas Day game with the Lakers facing the Los Angeles… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers, 76ers And Jahlil Okafor
NBA trade rumors and trade talks continue to go into the holidays, and Washington Wizards point guard John Wall and Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley are just two NBA players who could be on the move. Now for Wall, the talk of him being on the move via trade, or the Wizards deciding not to… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: John Wall, Avery Bradley, And The Celtics
NBA trade rumors continue to be in full swing right before Christmas, and the perfect gift for Washington Wizards point guard John Wall would be to be involved in a trade to a new team. Wall has been in the NBA for six seasons, and if he ever wants to win a championship, he needs… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors 2016: John Wall Needs A New Team Now
As the NBA trade deadline continues to get closer, NBA trade rumors also begin to heat up, and with the top teams looking to add the missing pieces to their lineup, which players in the lead are most likely to be involved in a trade during the 2016-17 season? One player who has been mentioned… Continue reading NBA Trade Rumors: Nerlens Noel, Hassan Whiteside And Others
Possibly the biggest WWE news for the week was the New Day breaking the 27-year-old record of Demolition with 479 days as the WWE Tag Team champions. By having the record, Kofi Kingston, Big E, and Xavier Woods not have only surpassed one the of top tag teams in WWE history, but they’ve cemented their… Continue reading WWE News: The New Day, Demolition, and Top 10 Tag Team Champions Of All-Time
WWE Roadblock is the final pay-per-view for not only 2016, but it’s also the final one until the WWE Royal Rumble in January. This is a good way to finalize some of the feuds before one of the crown jewels of the WWE, but it is also a great way to add fuel to the… Continue reading ‘WWE Roadblock’: Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins, And Three Predictions
Jose Quintana might just be the best starting pitcher available on the trade market. As the offseason continues following the Winter Meetings, there are sure to be many MLB trade rumors regarding exactly what the Chicago White Sox will decide to do with the best pitcher left on their roster. This past week, the White… Continue reading MLB Trade Rumors: Jose Quintana And 5 Potential Landing Spots For 2017
Lane Kiffin and the Houston Cougars have reportedly agreed to terms for the Alabama offensive coordinator to become their next head coach, per media reports. Houston lost their former head coach Tom Herman following the completion of the regular season after he was named the new head coach at Texas, leaving a void at Houston.… Continue reading Lane Kiffin, Houston Reportedly Agree On Head Coaching Job
The WWE Royal Rumble is one of the crown jewel events in all of sports entertainment each year, and next month, the 30th annual Royal Rumble event will take place at the Alamodome. This unique event presented by the WWE each January began in 1988 when “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan won. Since then, six wrestlers have… Continue reading WWE Royal Rumble 2017: Top 10 All-Time Rankings
Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees are rumored to be nearing a reunion with the World Series champion closer returning to the Bronx for the foreseeable future. The one aspect of that happening this offseason is that it will cost the Yankees a lot of money. One thing is for certain when it comes… Continue reading Aroldis Chapman Yankees Rumors: Offer Made To Closer For Reunion
The Final Four teams are set for College Football Playoff, and the Alabama Crimson Tide have earned the title of being the odds-on favorite to win it all. The undefeated Crimson Tide (13-0) have mostly rolled through this college football season, defeating every opponent in their way, including winning the SEC Championship this past Saturday… Continue reading College Football Playoff: Alabama Earned No. 1 Ranking
The New York Yankees are rumored to be showing interest in free agent sluggers Edwin Encarnacion and Carlos Beltran as they look to get back into contention for the NL East top spot for the 2017 season. Both players would add to a Yankees roster that was depleted last season either by injuries or trades.… Continue reading New York Yankees: Interest In Carlos Beltran, Other Free Agents
Penn State Nittany Lions head football coach James Franklin has been selected as the 2016 Dave McClain Coach of the Year by members of the media, with this being his third season coaching in the conference. In his three seasons thus far at Penn State, Franklin has a record of 24-14 with a 1-1 record… Continue reading Penn State: James Franklin Named Big Ten Coach of the Year