Author Archives: CJ Revis

Raptors, Thunder playing spoiler

For months, NBA analysts and fans alike had been preparing themselves for a thrilling postseason. The Western Conference Finals between the Spurs and the Warriors is expected to go down as an all-time great. After commentators spent hours on TV analyzing the matchup and looking ahead at a finals series that would be a finals

NBA midseason reports show expected results from top teams

We are just over half-way through the National Basketball Association (NBA) season and the standings look pretty much how most people thought they would; just a lot more exaggerated than expected. I will break it down by conference and look at the teams that matter. And when I say teams that matter, I mean teams

Favored teams advance from NFL wildcard series

If you were to simply look at the teams that won this past wildcard weekend, you would see that all of the favored teams won and probably think that there were no surprises, but you would’ve missed out on some thrilling and wild finishes (pun intended). Here are the recaps: Texans vs Chiefs The Chiefs

Wild knockout rounds dominate MLS playoff conversation

The beginning of the Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs has already provided more than its fair share of excitement and down-to-the-wire finishes. Six teams from both the Western and Eastern conference made the playoffs, with the top two seeds from each conference getting a bye and advancing straight to the conference semi-finals. This means that

The Chicago Cubs have become the MLB postseason story

It’s October, which means the MLB Playoffs are back. It’s time for history to be made and for players to make themselves legends. So which team has what it takes to bring home the World Series trophy? Before we answer that, a word on the playoff format. This year has exposed everything that is wrong

SEC football dethroned

Four weeks into the college football season and one thing that is confirmed: the era of Southeastern Conference (SEC) domination is over. Last year’s national championship game between Ohio State and University of Oregon was an indicator of this, as it was the first time in eight years that the game did not have a

FIFA World Cup increases popularity of women’s soccer

This summer, soccer fans turned their attention to Canada for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The United States team went in determined to take back the trophy that had eluded them since the famous 1999 World Cup, the one that provided a boom in participation in women’s soccer around the nation. This team was also

Come-from-behind victory at Indianapolis 500

The Indianapolis 500 took place last weekend and provided race fans with all they could have asked for as it came down to the wire. In a race that was unpredictable and exciting for all 200 laps, the Indy 500 saw a racer revive his career. The race was dominated by racers from Team Penske

American Pharoah striding towards Triple Crown honor

The 140th Preakness Stakes took place in Baltimore this past weekend. Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah, his jockey Victor Espinoza and trainer Bob Baffert were all looking for a win to keep the hope of a rare Triple Crown alive. The Triple Crown is awarded if a horse wins all three major horse races: the