Ian M

Ian M
I am passionate about sports, travel, and food. I’ve visited over 20 different countries, have seen 6 professional sports leagues in person, and have a love for cuisine.

Eagles Name Jalen Hurts As Their Starting QB

In a move that would have seemed inconceivable just a short time ago, the Philadelphia Eagles have announced that they have benched Carson Wentz as their starting quarterback, and that Jalen Hurts will start the team's Sunday matchup against the Saints. Wentz, a 2017 Pro Bowler who excelled during his first four seasons as...

Barcelona’s League Woes Grow With 2-1 Loss at Cadiz

Things are beginning to spiral out of control for FC Barcelona in La Liga, and their 2-1 loss at the hands of the newly-promoted Cadiz club on Saturday night only served to strengthen that narrative. Barcelona, a heavy favorite to win the match, was unable to create much offense and committed a couple of...

LeBron Extends Lakers Deal For 2 Years Through 2022-23 Season

The Los Angeles Lakers announced some good news on Wednesday after the NBA's biggest star agreed to sign a two-year contract extension worth $85 million, keeping him in Tinseltown through the 2022-23 season. LeBron James, whose previous contract with the Lakers was set to expire at the conclusion of the upcoming season, instead committed...

Reds, Rockies Agree to Four-Player Swap

The Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds agreed to one of the first trades of the MLB offseason on Wednesday, agreeing to a swap including pitchers Robert Stephenson and Jeff Hoffman. The Rockies acquired Stephenson and outfield prospect Jameson Hannah, while the Reds picked up Hoffman and pitching prospect Case Williams.

Eden Hazard Goes Down With Injury Again for Real Madrid

Real Madrid had a Saturday night to forget, losing to mid-table Alaves by a 1-2 final score at home. Not only did Los Blancos disappoint with an unexpected loss, but they also had to lament losing Eden Hazard to injury once again after the winger hobbled off of the pitch in the first half.

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller Becomes First Female to Play Major College Football

History was made on Saturday afternoon in Columbia, Missouri, as Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller became the first woman ever to play Power 5 college football. Fuller, a standout on the Commodores' women's soccer team was given the opportunity to serve as Vanderbilt's placekicker in their 41-0 loss to Missouri after the team's other options at...

3 Steps Towards Improving VAR in Soccer

Over the past few seasons, the use of VAR (Video Assistant Referee) has become almost universal in soccer. While some people think more highly of this system than others, the undeniable reality is that it has transformed how the game is played. VAR corrects some egregious decisions but also leads to baffling results at...

Rays Designate OF Hunter Renfroe for Assignment

The defending American League champion Tampa Bay Rays decided to designate outfielder Hunter Renfroe for assignment over the weekend just one year after he was the team's biggest acquisition in a deal that sent away outfielder Tommy Pham. The slugging outfielder was expected to become a solid presence in the heart of the Rays'...

Dest Scores First Barça Goal in 0-4 Win Over Dynamo Kiev

FC Barcelona continued its winning ways in the group stage of the 2020-21 Champions League on Tuesday night, dispatching Dynamo Kiev on the road by a 0-4 final. The Blaugrana rebounded from a weekend defeat at the hands of Atletico Madrid to continue their perfect run in the group stage. It...

Gordon Hayward Signs 4-Year, $120 Million Deal with Charlotte Hornets

One of the biggest prizes on this offseason's free-agent market revealed his next destination on Saturday as Gordon Hayward announced that he will sign a new deal with the Charlotte Hornets. https://twitter.com/gordonhayward/status/1330287582995943427?s=20 Hayward, who spent the past three seasons playing for the Boston Celtics, has agreed to a four-year, $120...


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