Any sports fan who has tuned into ESPN over the last few decades has likely seen a “This is SportsCenter” commercial: a quick ad for the network’s flagship show, usually … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Best “This is SportsCenter” commercials from ESPN
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in March, many across the country were impacted in different ways. Some found themselves working from home full-time, while others had their … Continue Reading Sports card collectors adjust to COVID-19 challenges as some begin to feel priced out of the hobby
When 2020 first began, FOX Sports’ Curt Menefee had a loaded calendar with a lot of variety on his plate. The NFL was about to start its playoffs, and FOX … Continue Reading Jack of all trades: Curt Menefee continues to adapt in third decade with FOX Sports
When ESPN first announced the creation of “The Last Dance,” the news took the sports world by storm. Whether it was a Michael Jordan fan, a basketball fan or a … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top sports stories that need a “The Last Dance”-style documentary
The 2020 NFL Draft starts. The Bengals’ pick is in. Commissioner Roger Goodell hops in front of the camera with the card in his hand, and announces that LSU quarterback … Continue Reading The element from the 2020 NFL Draft that could set the tone for the future of live sports
As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the Big Four professional sports leagues, combat sports promotions and other organizations around the United States are left wondering about what’s … Continue Reading Planning out a potential calendar for a return to sports amid COVID-19 pandemic
As the world maneuvers through the COVID-19 pandemic, many sports fans are feeling the effects as it relates to the ability to watch games across the NBA, NHL, MLS, NCAA … Continue Reading Missing sports? Useful alternatives to help you get your fix during the COVID-19 pandemic
Why the Bruins could be the team to break a historic trend after their Game 7 loss in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final
Boston Bruins fans experienced the ultimate hockey heartbreak in June of 2019, but if current trends continue, they could be the first team in more than 60 years to flip … Continue Reading Why the Bruins could be the team to break a historic trend after their Game 7 loss in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final
Super Bowl LIV has come and gone, and NFL teams can officially focus on the offseason and turn their attention to the 2020 season. That means football fans can relax … Continue Reading Can the XFL succeed as they enter the football fray in 2020? The early numbers say yes
2020 Pro Bowl: Some players and fans have lost interest, so what can the NFL do to salvage the situation?
Pro Bowl nominations mean a lot to players for a multitude of reasons: It serves as a resume builder for some who may need the extra recognition in the long … Continue Reading 2020 Pro Bowl: Some players and fans have lost interest, so what can the NFL do to salvage the situation?
The end of 2019 arrived quickly after a whirlwind of a year as it relates to sports. Free agency flew by in the NBA, the Antonio Brown drama seemed to … Continue Reading New year, new era: Which player in the MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL defined each league in 2019?
The Sports Equinox: The history of the rare event and why it’s occurred more frequently in recent years
It’s rare for the stars to perfectly align when it comes to the Big Four sports leagues, and the occasion is so infrequent that it has its own name: the … Continue Reading The Sports Equinox: The history of the rare event and why it’s occurred more frequently in recent years
For better or worse: Evaluating the impact of social media on the NBA as LeBron James adds to China controversy
Social media has become a dominant trend across every sport over the last few years, with some leagues handling the pressure of a 24-hour news cycle better than others. Many … Continue Reading For better or worse: Evaluating the impact of social media on the NBA as LeBron James adds to China controversy
‘Voice of God’: John Rooke prepares for 28th season as Patriots PA announcer while son Austin lands play-by-play job with Providence Bruins
Not many people can say they’ve been working with the New England Patriots longer than the Kraft family. Not Bill Belichick or Tom Brady. None of the team’s coaches, and … Continue Reading ‘Voice of God’: John Rooke prepares for 28th season as Patriots PA announcer while son Austin lands play-by-play job with Providence Bruins
Sure, many sports fans would argue that the game being played on the field, court or ice is what really glues them to their seats while they’re watching the NFL, … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Best active sports announcers
The Swing of Things’ Austin Bumpus joins Trails to Peaks Radio to discuss site’s creation, other topics in sports media
Austin Bumpus, founder of The Swing of Things, recently joined Rob Huckins on the latest episode of “Trails to Peaks Radio,” talking about the mindset and motivation behind The Swing … Continue Reading The Swing of Things’ Austin Bumpus joins Trails to Peaks Radio to discuss site’s creation, other topics in sports media