2013 NFL Rookie Reviews: Offense

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With the conclusion of the NFL regular season, and the beginning of a new draft season, it’s time to look back on how the new crop of NFL talent fared in their initial seasons. Today we take a look at the offensive players who most impacted the league in their rookie campaigns. QB: E.J. Manuel, […] READ MORE


Leafs Make It Official: Sign Dion Phaneuf to 7-Year Extension

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The Toronto Maple Leafs made it official on New Year’s Eve, announcing a seven-year contract extension for captain Dion Phaneuf worth $49 million ($7 million AAV).  The deal will also include a modified no-trade clause that kicks in on July 1st, 2014 when the deal takes effect. While the exact number of teams that Dion […] READ MORE


Overtime Ireland American Football Podcast – Episode 36

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In the New Years Special of the OTI, Colm & DJ bring you a packed show. They begin by talking with former NFL quarterback Charlie Batch (@CharlieBatch16) about the Steelers, his career and his foundation : Best of the Batch Foundation. The guys then discuss the action in Week 17 before moving into the preview […] READ MORE


Al Horford Done for The Season

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The NBA’s Eastern Conference just keeps getting weaker and weaker, as the third best team in the Conference, the Atlanta Hawks, have lost team MVP and all-star center Al Horford for the season.  Horford will undergo surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn right pectoral muscle. The loss is a major blow to the Hawks […] READ MORE


More Schools Should Follow Navy's Example And Run The Option

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While the spread offense has taken over college football, more programs should focus on an older style of offense in order to turn their fortunes around. One way that college football teams can level the playing field against schools with superior recruiting capabilities would be to follow Navy’s lead and run the option on offense. […] READ MORE


Canucks Walking Wounded Close To Returning

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For the Vancouver Canucks, it was a December to remember. The team finished just one win short of their best total for the month (10-1-2) and find themselves rather comfortably in the top eight in the West. What makes it even better, is that they’ve accomplished all of that without some pretty major pieces of […] READ MORE


2013: The Pro Wrestling Year in Review

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On the edge of 2013 looking to 2014 and beyond, the Last Word on Sports pro wrestling team decided to sit down and discuss the year that was 2013 for pro wrestling in WWE, TNA, ROH and beyond. Jeff DeHaan (@DeHaanoffate), Adam Contant (@AdamContant) and Aaron Wrotkowski (@AaronWrotkowski) discussed 11 categories for the year. With […] READ MORE


50 Memorable NHL Moments of 2013 Part 2

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Over the last two days, I have been looking back at 50 of the most memorable NHL moments of the year 2013. This will include big trade shocks, weird goals and everything above and beyond (positive and negative). Because there is such a variety of events that have happened this past year, and everyone will […] READ MORE


Sports New Year's Resolutions

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The New Year is coming closer and closer, and there have been some amazing moments, such as Auburn’s upset over Alabama, Ray Allen’s Game 6 three-pointer, and even the Ravens winning the Super Bowl with Ray Lewis’ tenure coming to a close. However, there have been a lot of terrible moments and durations, so I […] READ MORE


A New Year’s Resolution for MLS: Get Rid of Chivas USA

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It is said that a team is only as strong as its weakest member. Of the 19 teams that make up Major League Soccer, the weakness of Chivas USA sticks out like a sore thumb. MLS Commissioner Don Garber has repeatedly made his intentions clear that he wants the league to be one of the […] READ MORE