MLB hot takes and predictions for 2018

Baseball season is here. It’s happening. Games have been played, yabos have been crushed and players have been K’d. It’s going to be an exciting season and it’ll be a good one to follow. That being said, a few thoughts from Opening Weekend: Cincinnati Reds’ second baseman Scooter Gennett might actually prove last year wasn’t a fluke (the man can mash, going 4-for-4 on Opening Day), Harper may silence his doubters, the Yankees are overrated and the Brew Crew might be the real deal.

Reed fights off Spieth to claim his first green jacket

Sunday was a day dominated by the “Young Guys” of golf with Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler all sitting near the top of the leaderboard. One “Young Guy” prevailed and claimed his first Major Championship – his name was Patrick Reed. Reed held onto his lead on Sunday to win his first green jacket, which isn’t easy to do at Augusta National.

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Cincinnati Reds offensive preview

When asked about his expectations for the upcoming season, Reds’ first baseman, Joey Votto, was clear with his expectations. “I think we’re starting to get to the point where people are getting tired of this stretch of ball. I think something needs to start changing and start going in a different direction,” Votto stated matter-of-factly to Cincinnati.com.

How the ‘Cavs fixed their present and future in one hour

Over the past couple of years, the NBA trade deadline has proven to be one of the most eventful and dramatic portions of the NBA regular season. Just last year, DeMarcus Cousins, one of the top-three big men in the NBA, was moved to the New Orleans Pelicans; and players like Isaiah Thomas, Goran Dragic, Serge Ibaka and countless others have been moved to teams looking to make an improvement before the NBA playoffs.

Super Bowl LII — a glimpse into the future?

On Sunday, the world witnessed a Super Bowl unlike any before it — one where Philadelphia is left holding the Lombardi Trophy. Featuring a record-blasting offensive explosion and a redemption story for the ages, perhaps most significant was what it means for the future of the NFL and how the game is played and coached at the highest level.

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