Posts Tagged: FCS

December To Remember

Hot streaks are nothing new for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but December had a be a particularly satisfying month as the Pens went 11-3-1, including six straight wins to finish off 2018. Pittsburgh (21-12-6) will see if it can keep the hot streak going in the new year as they head to New York tonight to face the Rangers (17-14-7). To… Read more »

Stick It To ‘Em

The North Dakota State Bison (13-0) are going for an unprecedented seventh FCS championship in the last eight years and are being led by senior QB Easton Stick. While Stick may not be on the level of his predecessor — Carson Wentz — he has helped the Bison average 41 points per game behind 25 TD tosses and only 5… Read more »

Running With The Pack

Nevada sparked a lot of interest last year with a 29-8 record and Sweet 16 finish in the NCAA Tournament. Led by the twins, Caleb and Cody Martin, the Wolf Pack look primed for an even deeper run this season after an 8-0 start. Tonight, they’ll get a strong test from another unbeaten team — the Arizona State Sun Devils… Read more »

Chicago Hope

The Chicago Cubs went from being tied for the best record in the NL as of yesterday morning to possibly facing elimination from the postseason tonight. After the Cubs lost the NL Central tiebreaker to Milwaukee, 3-1, they were forced to host tonight’s one-game, winner-take-all wild card contest against Colorado. Cubs fans are hoping it’s not more of the same… Read more »

Fallen Angel?

Mike Scioscia is the longest-serving MLB manager by a full seven seasons and is the only manager the LA Angels have known since 2000. But there’s speculation that this could be the last season for Scioscia as his 10-year contract comes to an end and the Angels have made the playoffs only once in the last nine seasons. LA opened… Read more »

Something Fishy

The pace of play in MLB has been impacted in recent years by the number of pitching changes managers are making. That has only multiplied in September with all the minor league call-ups and got to the point yesterday in the Marlins-Phillies game where Miami manager Don Mattingly said something had to be done. The contest was just the fourth… Read more »

Sonny And 70 In Minneapolis

At the start of the MLB season, Sonny Gray was expected to be a major cog in the NY Yankees rotation. But Gray scuffled to an 8-8 record and 5.56 ERA through his first 21 starts, earning a demotion to the bullpen from manager Aaron Boone. Since that time, Gray seems to have regained some of his old form and… Read more »

From Wentz He Came

When Carson Wentz went down with a torn ACL late in last year’s regular season, the Philadelphia Eagles season seemingly went down with him. But into the fray stepped back-up QB Nick Foles, who led Philly on an improbable run to its first Super Bowl victory in the franchise’s history. Wentz is still on the mend, which means that Foles… Read more »