Articles by Connor Groel

NFL

How Important is the NFL Preseason?

     The NFL preseason takes place annually during the month of August, typically lasting the four weeks before the NFL regular season begins.  While generally seen by NFL teams as a great opportunity to evaluate their players and select who makes each team’s 53 man roster,  fans have varying…

Free Agency

Are the Cavaliers Title Favorites?

     Over this NBA offseason, another Big 3 has been formed.  When Lebron announced his return to Cleveland, it seemed that the whole sports world stopped.  Everyone was in awe of the fact that the king had returned home.  Heat fans burned jerseys, and Cavs fans seemed to completely…

NFL

The NFL is BACK!

It’s been a long offseason.  However, there’s never really a break in the NFL.  February was spent trying to figure out how the Broncos fell apart in the Super Bowl.  March was filled with analysis of the combine and pro days, as well as free agency.   April was full…

MLS

The 6 Biggest Problems with the MLS

     Beginning play in 1996, Major League Soccer (MLS) was founded because FIFA made the US promise to establish a soccer league in exchange for the US hosting the 1994 FIFA World Cup.  The beginning of the MLS was rough, including losing an estimated $250 million over its first…