Coming off a perfect 4-0-0 round-robin last year at the World Junior Championship before being bounced by the United States in the semifinals, they managed to grab the bronze medal after not medalling at all in 2018, the first time since 2010 that the Russians left the tournament without any […]
Canada has won gold in two of the last three World Junior Championship tournaments in the Czech Republic.
The 2019-2020 World Junior Squad for the US will definitely have a lot of new faces on it.
The Oakland Raiders had a slim chance to make it to the playoffs entering the day. They needed to take down the Los Angeles Chargers on the road to keep their slim playoff hopes alive. Oakland did just that by beating Los Angeles by a score of 24-17. Derek Carr […]
The IIHF World Championships are a fertile landscape for Cinderella bids. Played on Olympic-style ice (for now) in a setting called “quirky” by NHL fans and “ice hockey” by the rest of the civilized world, the tournament gives Finnish, Swedish, and Swiss-league pros a fighting chance against the class of […]
The Miami Dolphins took a 35-12 lead in the fourth-quarter over the Cincinnati Bengals after Myles Gaskin scored on a 2-yard rushing touchdown. You wouldn’t think that Cincinnati had a chance to make this game interesting on the road against Miami, but everything appeared wrong. Andy Dalton threw a 6-yard […]
The New Orleans Saints felt like they had cinder blocks on their legs in the first-quarter on the road against the Tennessee Titans and trailed 14-0 after the first-quarter. New Orleans got hot after that. They decided to fake a punt up 31-28 in the fourth-quarter with 4:26 remaining in […]
The puck is set to drop for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship on December 26 in Ostrava and Třinec Czech Republic. With their country hosting the tournament for it’s fourth time, Team Czech Republic will look to make a bigger push into the medal rounds after last year’s finish. […]
The Canadians should roll the 2019 Spengler Cup.
Lamar Jackson all but locked up MVP in a Ravens win. Seahawks and Saints dominated while San Francisco got beat at the horn by… Atlanta? It’s time to make sense of week 15 in my NFL Power Rankings. 1. BALTIMORE RAVENS Did you expect anything different? I’ll be shocked at […]
The Minnesota Vikings have not played well on the west coast as of late. Minnesota changed the tides on Sunday afternoon against the Los Angeles Chargers on the road. Los Angeles committed seven turnovers as the Vikings dominated the Chargers by a score of 39-10 on Sunday afternoon. Kirk Cousins […]
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers started out the game on a 21-0 run on the road against the Detroit Lions. Detroit then cut the deficit to 24-17 on a 1-yard touchdown run by Wes Hills to start the fourth-quarter. Tampa Bay avoided a collapse by Sean Murphy-Bunting picking off David Blough […]
After Dustin Hopkins made a 43-yard field goal for the Washington Redskins with 4:52 remaining in regulation to go up 27-24 at home against the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia was feeling their season on life support. The Eagles responded on the next drive on a game-winning 4-yard touchdown pass to Greg […]
I HATE to be this guy, but sometimes the debate must be had, even if just for fun. The past two MVP seasons in the NFL have featured extraordinary individual performances. 2018 Patrick Mahomes vs 2019 Lamar Jackson. Hello again, I am Michael Karvelis of Mike Said It First […]
In part 1 we broke the ice on introductions with the Reed Boys from the Chicago area who are making their way through the college and high school ranks and trying to gain respect in the dog eat dog world of sports. All 3 of the boys we are focusing […]
Dallas Cowboys followed up an underwhelming Thanksgiving Football loss with a brutal loss to the Bears. Team owner Jerry Jones is crying again. Jason Garrett’s seat is on fire. What has gone wrong? Or has it been an accumulation of things? Hi there. I am Michael Karvelis. I host […]
Every Tuesday morning, I give you my NFL Power Rankings 1-10 via my show Mike Said It First. This is now the third installment of my NFL Power Rankings 1-32. A reminder that Ravens beat the Bills, 49ers edged the Saints, and Rams blew by the Seahawks. Who moved? Glad […]
This is a story about 3 brothers, led by their father Robert Reed who dubs himself the Chicago Lavar Ball (minus the antics he promises), and how he feels his sons’ talents have been held back by coaches. Robert tells us how coaches have hid his sons from recruiters, starting […]
The Tennessee Titans and the Oakland Raiders were dead locked even at 21 points heading into halftime. This was a huge game for both teams because Tennessee was looking to keep pace in the AFC South with the Houston Texans and Oakland wanted to keep pace for the sixth spot […]
The Houston Texans had a big win at home against the New England Patriots at home last Sunday night. Houston would be completely different at home on Sunday afternoon against the Denver Broncos. Drew Lock torched the Texans defense in his second career start by completing 22-of-27 passes for 309 […]