Although the Golden State Warriors enter the NBA Finals as the favorites over the Cleveland Cavaliers, recent history between the two teams sides with Lebron James. The King should have plenty of reasons to feel optimistic about the upcoming matchup because of his utter dominance. The series opens up at Golden State, where Lebron’s last trip resulted in dramatic winning fashion.
Wisconsin’s Rafael Gaglianone is taking trick shots by kickers to a new level. On Wednesday, the Badgers kicker posted a video attempting a field goal, while his holder keeps the ball upright by using his nose.
Needless to say, perfection is critical here. If Gaglianone just misses, the holder is going to be in a little of bit of pain.
Whether it’s in the NFL or college football, kickers are always under the spotlight. Miss a field goal or extra point and it might cost a team a victory.
Bryce Harper has recently garnered all the baseball attention for his dominant month of May. But it’s his teammate from Little League, Joey Gallo, who took center stage last night for the Texas Rangers. Young power hitters have dominated this season, and Gallo is the latest to join the show, if even just for a couple weeks.
The SEC is in a two-year drought for national championships, but this league still holds the top spot among college football conferences. Nine SEC teams appear in Athlon’s top 25 projections for 2015, including all seven teams from the West Division.
Conference USA is a slightly behind the Mountain West and American Athletic in the pecking order for Group of 5 conferences. However, Conference USA had a team (Marshall) in the running for one of college football’s top bowl games last year, and the league could have another in 2015.
Caitlyn Jenner formally introduced herself, and it caused the internet to explode. The whole Twitter-verse was consumed with talking about the former Olympic-winner-turned-empowered-woman.
ESPN responded in their own way by announcing Jenner would be the recipient of the Arthur Ashe award for Courage. She will be joined by her family when she accepts it at the ESPYs. Jenner couldn't contain her excitement.