Articles by Connor Groel

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…

Misc.

Filling Out my ESPYs Ballot

     Tonight is the 22nd annual ESPY awards, the awards show for excellence in sport.  To celebrate, I’ve decided to take a crack at the ballot and see who I’d pick to win each award.       *Disclaimer: I don’t predict every award, because I feel I don’t…

Predictions

World Cup FINAL Prediction

     32 teams started on a quest for greatness 31 days ago.  30 have fallen.  Only two remain, and these two teams – Germany and Argentina – now have a chance to play the most important game of their lives.  This one game will decide the fate of two…