Most sports fans would agree that overtime is the most dramatic and exciting part of any game, should it come down to that. Hockey is unique in that if a game remains tied after overtime, it moves onto a shootout. However, there will soon be a change to limit shootouts per a vote by general managers in the NHL. They just recently passed a referendum to make overtime a 3 on 3 period, as opposed to the 4 on 4 now.
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team.
The overall unpredictability of a college football season is one of the main reasons to tune in each Saturday during the fall. While preseason predictions and rankings are often accurate and correctly project the amount of wins for specific teams, each season always brings a surprise or two in the top 25.
The AFC South was the weakest division in the AFC because of the horrendous seasons by the Jaguars and Titans, who both saw major setbacks last year. The Colts remained very consistent and dangerous, while the Texans moved from last place in 2013 to a very respectable 9-7 second-place finish.
While many have become outraged by the recent trend in All-Star voting, including players, fans, and experts alike, MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger seems to have come up with the best way yet. The idea is not necessarily original, but he thinks that the MLB should take an approach similar to the Presidential election. By this method, voting is only open on one day, shortly before the All-Star Game. Votes could then be tracked in real time and viewed by fans to see who holds the lead.
While famous rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs has been involved in a fight at UCLA with a coach, the bigger sports story that seems to arise out of it comes from the coach involved, Sal Alosi. While most may not remember that name, he happens to be the same person involved in the Jets’ tripping incident back in 2010. He was suspended for the action and resigned soon after because of the backlash from the incident.