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Fall of a Titan: The Warriors Are the New Underdogs of the NBA

Just as quickly as they rose to dominance in the NBA, the Golden State Warriors have found themselves at the bottom of the heap after a dismal start to the…

By Johnny Peterson
Nov 11, 2019

2-Star Recruits Who Made it to The NFL

The NFL is home to the best football players on the planet. We can all agree on that. But for some, it wasn’t always that way. In fact, there are…

By Tyler O'Shea
Oct 28, 2019

Markelle Fultz Is the Underdog of the 2020 NBA Season

As with anything else in life, it’s all about the odds. If you played on your varsity team in high school, you are sitting at about a 0.03% chance of…

By Johnny Peterson
Oct 24, 2019

NBA’s Top Superstars Join Two Former Underdog Franchises in a Battle of Los Angeles

If you’ve been following the NBA, you’ll know that the real drama happens during the offseason. Especially in the last 5 years. No one cares about the regular season, and…

By Johnny Peterson
Oct 08, 2019

NFL Preview: The Quintessential Football Underdog, Teams That’ll Beat the Odds, and More

In the immortal words of one of the gritty heroes referenced in this piece once said: “An underdog is a hungry dog.”  With football season fast approaching, I asked our…

By Charlie Salek
Aug 28, 2019

Liverpool’s Dramatic 4-3 Comeback Victory Over Barcelona

The Champions League is a unique competition, and remarkable things are prone to happen in it. Following Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat against Barcelona at the Camp Nou; Reds fans knew they…

By James H
Jul 22, 2019

Mike Yastrzemski is Not Here Because of His Name

If you are reading this and are a millennial who just started following baseball, or know very little about the Boston Red Sox history, you probably do not know the…

By Henry Duncan
Jul 15, 2019

Francis Ngannou: From Poverty & Homelessness to the Most Intimidating Fighter in the UFC

Growing up in Batié, Cameroon, Francis Ngannou bounced between different schools almost every year. Never in one place for too long, he had trouble forming lasting connections. “I never had…

By Tyler O'Shea
Jul 03, 2019

Ranking The Most Underrated MLB Lids: Part 3

Welcome back to the series! In the third and final installment, we’ll run through some of the best underrated MLB hats in existence. Without further ado, let’s try on some…

By Charlie Salek
Jun 17, 2019

Dustin Pedroia: A Laser Show with an Unstoppable Motor

He goes by many different monikers: Pedey, the Muddy Chicken, and my favorite, Laser Show. Each name represents a different story of the legend of the little engine that could,…

By Charlie Salek
Jun 12, 2019

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