More than a Game

Since the death of Jose Fernandez I have been trying to find a way to write an article about how massive of a loss Jose will be the sports universe.  He had all the talent in the world but more importantly he had all the joy in the world.  The stories continue to pour out from players around the league about how much he meant to the game.  I can’t imagine being a Marlins player last night in their first game since his passing, a game where he was scheduled to pitch no less. But the strangest thing happened in the Continue reading More than a Game

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Water Cooler Mondays

Another weekend of sports in the books, here is the AVS quick hits in case you can’t remember her name from the bar Saturday and need a recap College Football  Florida State was the latest stop on  Lamar Jackson Heisman Tour.  This kid is for real and so is Louisville jumping into the top 5 in the polls by destroying #2 Florida State. The biggest upset of the weekend goes to North Dakota State winning in Iowa!  Brutal lose for Iowa as their chances of making the playoffs disappear. Don’t tell Notre Dame fans that winning is important as the Continue reading Water Cooler Mondays

Water Cooler Mondays

Week 2 of college football is all done and the big boys of the NFL returned.  Football is back in full force but that is not the only sport that had some headlines this week.  Here you help you with that awkward water cooler Monday talk. How was your weekend?  Did you watch that game? College Football This schedule was pretty weak but we did see some scares and some drama.  Central Michigan last minute Hail Hary on the road vs a ranked Oklahoma State team! No way that happened but it did. That was definitely not the real plan but Continue reading Water Cooler Mondays

Water Cooler Talk: See the Game This Weekend?!

What you do this weekend? UH I blacked out.. I think.  Just in case you “don’t remember” the weekend, on Mondays we are going to provide you with the quick hits of what happened over  past weekend in sports so you can fit in at the water cooler in the office. College Football College Football is back baby! FCB came in like a hurricane this weekend and after one week the whole top 25 landscape has changed and more is coming! 1 Alabama rolled big time of USC and showed why they are the true #1 in the country.  6 top Continue reading Water Cooler Talk: See the Game This Weekend?!

Vote for Trout Already!

Major League Baseball has never had more young talent.  Harper, Machado, Stanton, Altuve, Bryant, Seager, Lindor, Betts, Correa, Arenado …the list goes on.  Even with current and potential superstars seemingly on every team, Mike Trout is clearly the best player in baseball.  Yet once the book closes on the 2016 season, his resumé will only include one American League Most Valuable Player award.   WAR is not a perfect stat.  Different websites have been known to calculate the statistic differently, but it does a good job of telling the whole story.  Mike Trout has played five full seasons in the Continue reading Vote for Trout Already!