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Pipeline Comics:Augie De Blieck Jr.

Pipeline Comics

Tired of crossovers and continuity and endless reboots? It's time for something new to come to comics in North America. The original comic book podcaster, Augie De Blieck Jr., introduces you to the world of European comics, specifically the Franco-Belgian kind (les bandes dessinees, or BD). It's a whole new and awesome world of stories and art. Plus, thoughts on the latest comics news of the day and trends in the industry. If you're looking for something new to read or a different opinion on the hot button topics of the day, check out the Pipeline Comics podcast every Tuesday and Friday.

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Open Mike Comedy Show:Chuck Roy

Open Mike Comedy Show

Open Mike is a virtual comedy show starring professional comedians sharing a global stage with new comics. You’ll see the rising stars of virtual comedy. Plus, you’ll help us raise money for a pipeline of Colorado based charities including Elevating Connections, a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Open Mike Comedy Show Live Stream | Mondays 8pm (MTN) Starring Mike Langworthy Follow Colorado Comedy Shows on social media. https://linktr.ee/ColoradoComedy/ Watch our shows on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/ColoradoComedyShows/

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A Lot of Sports Talk:Adesina O. Koiki

A Lot of Sports Talk

Wed, 31 May 2017 09:40:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2 Copyright © A Lot of Sports Talk 2014 adesina@alotofsportstalk.com (Adesina O. Koiki) adesina@alotofsportstalk.com (Adesina O. Koiki) 1440 https://s3.amazonaws.com/ALOST/ALOST_rev4.jpg A Lot of Sports Talk http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2 144 144 One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki Adesina O. Koiki adesina@alotofsportstalk.com no no Copyright © A Lot of Sports Talk 2014Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, HockeySports & Recreation/ProfessionalSports & Recreation/College & High SchoolSports & Recreation The Closing Bell (Pirates-Diamondbacks Recap; 05.14.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BV4UxceEJ5M/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25205#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 06:11:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25205 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHOENIX — It only stands to reason that one of the hottest hitters in Major League Baseball would have another scorching night at the plate as he took his scorching hot bat to the desert. Pittsburgh […] The post The Closing Bell (Pirates-Diamondbacks Recap; 05.14.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25205 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25205 Milwaukee’s Bench = Milwaukee’s Best (Bucks-Celtics Recap; 2019 NBA Playoffs Second Round — Game 4) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/pv6kxg4bdKw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23592#respond Tue, 07 May 2019 04:30:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23592    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Midway through the third quarter saw a freakish athletic play made by both ends by the same Milwaukee Bucks player, skying high to block a three-point attempt from out of nowhere before leaking out into the frontcourt, taking […] The post Milwaukee’s Bench = Milwaukee’s Best (Bucks-Celtics Recap; 2019 NBA Playoffs Second Round — Game 4) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23592 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23592 Blue in Victory Green (Reaching for the Stars; 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round — Game 6) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/b2S3H2A3ztQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25201#respond Mon, 06 May 2019 03:11:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25201 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — As soon as Dallas Stars goalkeeper Ben Bishop collapsed under the weight of a heavy slap shot midway through the third period, the chances of the team earning its spot into the Western Conference […] The post Blue in Victory Green (Reaching for the Stars; 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round — Game 6) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25201 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25201 Breaking Through Barriers (Bucks-Celtics Recap; 2019 NBA Playoffs Second Round — Game 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/crfIpfdMtqs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25199#respond Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25199    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — The strategical human wall that their opponent has continued to unleash on the Milwaukee Bucks’ soon-to-be-league-MVP superstar was almost as daunting as the psychological wall that awaited the Bucks in coming back to the place that became their […] The post Breaking Through Barriers (Bucks-Celtics Recap; 2019 NBA Playoffs Second Round — Game 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25199 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25199 That’s Much More Like It (Celtics-Bucks Recap; 2019 NBA Playoffs Second Round — Game 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/gFLX9YjTLcY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25195#respond Wed, 01 May 2019 14:10:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25195    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   MILWAUKEE — Only vestiges of the form that led to a 60-win regular season for the Milwaukee Bucks came to the fore in an embarrassing series-opening loss on Sunday. In more ways than one, the Bucks were more like themselves […] The post That’s Much More Like It (Celtics-Bucks Recap; 2019 NBA Playoffs Second Round — Game 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25195 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25195 No Misery Away From Missouri (Reaching for the Stars; 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round — Game 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/10qL52WhX5w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25193#respond Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:10:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25193 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — The second the St. Louis Blues ceded home-ice advantage when they lost Game 2 of their second-round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs of Saturday, an argument could easily be made that the […] The post No Misery Away From Missouri (Reaching for the Stars; 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round — Game 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25193 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25193 Big “Mac” Attack (Hurricanes-Islanders; 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round — Game 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_sQv1MNqisg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25191#respond Sun, 28 Apr 2019 23:00:14 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25191    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — It is almost certain that the Carolina Hurricanes do not want the Stanley Cup Playoffs to turn into a literal war of attrition, but it appears that each injury incurred by a key member of the team […] The post Big “Mac” Attack (Hurricanes-Islanders; 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round — Game 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25191 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25191 Staal Tactics (Hurricanes-Islanders Recap; 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round — Game 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cP-0nll374I/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25189#respond Sat, 27 Apr 2019 05:10:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25189    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — The man who scored the first and only goal of the Carolina Hurricanes’ latest victory in the Stanley Cup Playoffs may very well have been the last person on the ice to know that the puck went […] The post Staal Tactics (Hurricanes-Islanders Recap; 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round — Game 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25189 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25189 From Back to Front (New York City FC-Chicago Fire Recap; 04.24.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7IEvuOn6hv0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25187#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 04:00:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25187 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — While a slow start to a season for New York City Football Club was not entirely a surprise, especially one where it has to replace its all-time leading goal scorer, there was enough […] The post From Back to Front (New York City FC-Chicago Fire Recap; 04.24.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25187 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25187 Top of the Line (Reaching for the Stars; Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round — Game 5) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nNvDkYOVkW4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25185#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 04:09:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25185    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NASHVILLE — The criticism that has been directed by the Dallas Stars’ top line through the past few seasons, including from their own owner earlier this season, could very well have served as fuel as Dallas moved one step away […] The post Top of the Line (Reaching for the Stars; Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round — Game 5) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25185 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25185 A Five-Star Performance (Reaching for the Stars; Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round — 04.17.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vQqtrDLvlZQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25181#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:02:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25181    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — As anemic as the Dallas Stars power play was in the first three games of their first round series, they more than made up for it in a must-win Game 4 while combining their normally-stellar goaltending to head […] The post A Five-Star Performance (Reaching for the Stars; Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round — 04.17.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25181 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25181 It’s Like Déjà Vu All Over Again (Pacers-Celtics Recap; NBA Playoffs First Round — Game 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7lEJWXnrRu4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25179#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25179    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Al Horford was physically sick coming into the game and, during it, the Indiana Pacers were adding to the ills of the Boston Celtics, poised to take the series back to the Hoosier State with a split. However, […] The post It’s Like Déjà Vu All Over Again (Pacers-Celtics Recap; NBA Playoffs First Round — Game 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25179 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25179 Spurs of the Moment (Champions League Quarterfinals Review; 04.17.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/DOPQBgXXEZc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25183#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:09:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25183    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   MANCHESTER, England — One of the most interesting aspects of the UEFA Champions League, and an element that makes it so appealing, is that the entire tournament usually never disappoints, from first qualifying round to the knockout stages, in building […] The post Spurs of the Moment (Champions League Quarterfinals Review; 04.17.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25183 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25183 Sudden Impact (Athletics-Rangers Recap; 04.14.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Ev5NlAUALiE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25177#respond Mon, 15 Apr 2019 06:08:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25177 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   ARLINGTON, Texas — In his first-ever at-bat in a Texas Rangers uniform, Danny Santana repaid the trust that his manager had in him to come through in a clutch situation, helping to lead the Rangers […] The post Sudden Impact (Athletics-Rangers Recap; 04.14.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25177 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25177 The Beauty in Ugly (Pacers-Celtics Recap; NBA Playoffs First Round — Game 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/l2jfuqFix9s/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25175#respond Sun, 14 Apr 2019 21:59:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25175    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Early in the third quarter of today’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals inside of the house that Larry Bird was instrumental in building, Larry Legend himself, in marking a rare appearance back in Beantown, was displayed […] The post The Beauty in Ugly (Pacers-Celtics Recap; NBA Playoffs First Round — Game 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25175 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25175 Coming Through in a Pinch (Rangers-Diamondbacks; 04.09.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yoXQ5CvLoic/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25173#respond Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:08:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25173 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHOENIX — One of the unlikeliest of swings lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks to, more than likely, one of their most unlikely of victories that they will post throughout the 2019 season. Pinch-hitter Jarrod Dyson, who had […] The post Coming Through in a Pinch (Rangers-Diamondbacks; 04.09.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25173 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25173 What’s (Not) to Like?: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Western Conference Preview — First Round http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/RJSMHqa3vqA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25171#respond Mon, 08 Apr 2019 23:07:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25171    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   If one is a glass-half-empty type of sports fan, there are indeed a few things not to like at the moment as spring attempts to take a hold on North America, from tone of the best NCAA basketball tournaments — […] The post What’s (Not) to Like?: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Western Conference Preview — First Round appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25171 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25171 What’s (Not) To Like?: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Preview — First Round http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cvUff4oN65A/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25169#respond Mon, 08 Apr 2019 20:07:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25169    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport If one is a glass-half-empty type of sports fan, there are indeed a few things not to like at the moment as spring attempts to take a hold on North America, from tone of the best NCAA basketball tournaments — Division […] The post What’s (Not) To Like?: 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Preview — First Round appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25169 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25169 “The Fun Begins Now” (Reaching for the Stars; 04.06.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vBJVA5C-ZZc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25165#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 06:25:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25165 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — The second season in the National Hockey League begins on Wednesday and the Dallas Stars may be readier than any other team in the Western Conference to succeed when the chase for Lord […] The post “The Fun Begins Now” (Reaching for the Stars; 04.06.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25165 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25165 Capitol Punishment (Snap Judgments: DC United vs. Los Angeles FC) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AZ3UKht9Q70/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25167#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 02:26:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25167 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — In a matchup between the top two teams in Major League Soccer, Showdown Saturday turned out to be Separation Saturday. The lethal strike combination of Carlos Vela and Diego Rossi both tallied for the […] The post Capitol Punishment (Snap Judgments: DC United vs. Los Angeles FC) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25167 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25167 All He Does is Win (Spurs-Wizards; 04.05.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/XByy5tp6QXg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25158#respond Sat, 06 Apr 2019 04:24:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25158 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich knows the importance of his teams’ last three games from an on-court perspective, preferably wanting his team to round into form, especially in away games, before […] The post All He Does is Win (Spurs-Wizards; 04.05.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25158 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25158 How the East Was Won (Bucks-76ers; 04.04.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oq7ZcM8kNKM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25162#respond Fri, 05 Apr 2019 19:24:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25162    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHILADELPHIA — At this time last season, the Milwaukee Bucks, trying to position themselves toward the bottom of the Eastern Conference playoff picture, suffered one of their most humiliating losses in recent memory in Philadelphia, with the only silver lining […] The post How the East Was Won (Bucks-76ers; 04.04.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25162 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25162 Snap Judgments: 2019 NIT Championship Game (Lipscomb vs. Texas) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Js9VQhFu81w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25160#respond Fri, 05 Apr 2019 17:24:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25160 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — Almost three weeks after the disappointment of not reaching its ultimate goal, the Texas Longhorns basketball team turned the lack of an NCAA Tournament in their immediate future into an opportunity to […] The post Snap Judgments: 2019 NIT Championship Game (Lipscomb vs. Texas) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25160 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25160 Trying to Make It Anywhere (2019 NIT Semifinals) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/K3yM_Y8D2EI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25156#respond Wed, 03 Apr 2019 17:23:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25156    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — While athletics teams at the University of Texas are used to playing in the biggest stages, the opportunity for Lipscomb University to play — and thrive — in the Big Apple was too good to just be […] The post Trying to Make It Anywhere (2019 NIT Semifinals) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=25156 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=25156 Not Going Down Without a Fight…Literally (Speak of the Devils; 04.01.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/GgCnGtfw0qM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23590#respond Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:46:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23590    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — Not too long after being acquired in a trade deadline deal, New Jersey Devils defenseman Connor Carrick has stated a number of times how he would like to continue his professional hockey career in the Garden State. […] The post Not Going Down Without a Fight…Literally (Speak of the Devils; 04.01.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23590 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23590 Snap Judgments: 2019 NCAA Women’s Tournament — Albany Regional Final http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ZnlpqSIN94M/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23588#respond Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:45:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23588 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   ALBANY, N.Y. — A number of people made the connection that the Connecticut Huskies’ chances to end their two-year “drought” of not winning a national championship hinged on the health of senior guard Katie Lou Samuelson, […] The post Snap Judgments: 2019 NCAA Women’s Tournament — Albany Regional Final appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23588 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23588 “Cash” Money Millionaire (2019 NCAA Tournament East Regional Final) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/3Jskz2BpCpw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23586#respond Mon, 01 Apr 2019 04:35:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23586    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — Though it is more than safe to assume Michigan State junior guard Cassius Winston possesses a competitive drive the size of all of the Great Lakes combined, there did happen to be one time during Sunday’s contest in […] The post “Cash” Money Millionaire (2019 NCAA Tournament East Regional Final) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23586 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23586 Snap Judgments: 2019 NCAA Tournament East Regional Final http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9Clec6HdEoI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23584#respond Sun, 31 Mar 2019 05:20:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23584 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — Two Hall-of-Fame coaches. Two historic programs. Multiple future first-round NBA Draft picks. All will be featured in our nation’s capital in just a few minutes. But only one spot in Minneapolis is up for […] The post Snap Judgments: 2019 NCAA Tournament East Regional Final appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23584 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23584 In an Empire State of Mind (2019 NCAA Tournament; Albany Regional Semifinals) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/jTIWJ3L3LM0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23581#respond Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:41:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23581 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   ALBANY, N.Y. — It has been 13 years since the University of Connecticut played in an NCAA Tournament without having the No. 1 designation next to its name in the bracket. After Friday’s action in […] The post In an Empire State of Mind (2019 NCAA Tournament; Albany Regional Semifinals) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23581 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23581 Beasts of the East (2019 NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ZB4t63UsVms/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23579#respond Sat, 30 Mar 2019 00:45:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23579 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — Each of the top four seeds in the East Region of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament reached the Sweet 16, and now it’s time to see which of the quartet will hold court […] The post Beasts of the East (2019 NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23579 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23579 To Live and Thrive Outside of L.A. (2019 NCAA Women’s Tournament Second Round) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BHcbo-_gV5c/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23575#respond Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:40:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23575 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Almost every missed shot from the hands of a UCLA player was just another opportunity to make up for their mistakes. In turn, almost every missed shot from Maryland was one […] The post To Live and Thrive Outside of L.A. (2019 NCAA Women’s Tournament Second Round) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23575 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23575 A Brick Wall in the Brick City (Speak of the Devils; 03.25.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SAV9GFZedSA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23577#respond Tue, 26 Mar 2019 05:10:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23577    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — In a sense, Devils’ goaltender Cory Schneider had a game of extremes on Monday. On one end, the goal he allowed all the way from center ice on a bad hop off the ice was clearly the […] The post A Brick Wall in the Brick City (Speak of the Devils; 03.25.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23577 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23577 The Road to Tampa Begins (2019 NCAA Women’s Tournament First Round) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/3z3iT9bXJ3U/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23573#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:40:04 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23573 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The mix of tension, drama and highly-skilled players rising to the occasion when their teams need it the most is the hallmark of many NCAA Tournament games that continue to add […] The post The Road to Tampa Begins (2019 NCAA Women’s Tournament First Round) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23573 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23573 Living the “Sweet” Life (2019 NCAA Men’s Tournament Second Round) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/PvUGd9gpwKc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23571#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 02:39:49 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23571 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   HARTFORD, Conn. — While it was a given that the Florida State men’s basketball team would consume hours of footage of the man who, just 48 hours prior, became the “it” player of the 2019 NCAA […] The post Living the “Sweet” Life (2019 NCAA Men’s Tournament Second Round) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23571 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23571 Let’s Dance! (2019 NCAA Tournament First Round Extravaganza) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yAYt70O-HrQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23569#respond Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:20:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23569 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   HARTFORD, Conn. — Given today’s extraordinary performance here at the XL Center by, perhaps, the NCAA’s most extraordinary player, invoking a line from Ice Cube’s iconic song “It Was a Good Day” seems to be the […] The post Let’s Dance! (2019 NCAA Tournament First Round Extravaganza) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23569 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23569 20/20 Vision (Speak of the Devils; 03.19.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/MRNG_PGy41o/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23567#respond Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:39:05 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23567 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — It has been almost a decade since Washington Capitals right wing Brett Connolly was a can’t-miss hockey prospect, though it took just as long for him to find his comfort zone and […] The post 20/20 Vision (Speak of the Devils; 03.19.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23567 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23567 Basketball Dominance in “D” Major (Jazz-Wizards; 03.18.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7IigdoyiIeM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23565#respond Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:38:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23565 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — On offense, the Utah Jazz did not do too many things wrong on Monday night while, defensively, they made sure one of the hottest players in the league could barely do anything right. […] The post Basketball Dominance in “D” Major (Jazz-Wizards; 03.18.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23565 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23565 Eternal Champions Crowned in the Ancient Eight (2019 Ivy League Tournament Finals) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/RrIZq3Z4zhw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23563#respond Mon, 18 Mar 2019 03:00:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23563 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW HAVEN, Conn. — It was fitting that both championship games taking place at Payne Whitney Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon pitted four teams who all were able to claim a piece of the regular season […] The post Eternal Champions Crowned in the Ancient Eight (2019 Ivy League Tournament Finals) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23563 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23563 The Kids Are All Grown Up (2019 Big East Tournament Championship Game) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7JJ6oxm8VpU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23561#respond Sun, 17 Mar 2019 04:18:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23561 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — If the young nucleus of the 2018-19 Villanova Wildcats was going to play a major part in the high-profile games that it surely had to perform well in to defend multiple championships won […] The post The Kids Are All Grown Up (2019 Big East Tournament Championship Game) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23561 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23561 Well Worth the Wait (2019 Conference USA Tournament Championship Games) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oXXj32dbncA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23559#respond Sun, 17 Mar 2019 04:00:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23559 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FRISCO, Texas — Rice women’s head coach Tina Langley came to Houston with the program at its lowest point since leaving the Western Athletic Conference. Old Dominion men’s head coach Jeff Jones took over a proud […] The post Well Worth the Wait (2019 Conference USA Tournament Championship Games) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23559 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23559 Not For the Faint of Heart (2019 Big East Tournament Semifinals) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CI2vhKEdgsI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23557#respond Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:37:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23557 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — The first semifinal game of the 2019 Big East Tournament on Friday night turned into an overtime thriller, with one team attempting to make it to a fifth straight tournament final while […] The post Not For the Faint of Heart (2019 Big East Tournament Semifinals) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23557 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23557 Snap Judgments: 2019 Conference USA Tournament Quarterfinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4Bk4GLvs_P0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23555#respond Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:37:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23555 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FRISCO, Texas — For the most part, the top seeds held to form in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Conference USA Tournament on the men’s side. However, just three seconds separated what was expected and […] The post Snap Judgments: 2019 Conference USA Tournament Quarterfinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23555 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23555 Put Up or Shut Up Time (2019 Big East Tournament Quarterfinals) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/d_aRLY2EeGw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23553#respond Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23553 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — In a conference that may get as many as six teams in the NCAA Tournament but as few as three if things across the conference championship landscape go amok, Thursday’s Big East […] The post Put Up or Shut Up Time (2019 Big East Tournament Quarterfinals) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23553 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23553 Survive and Advance…For Now (Day 1 at the 2019 Big East Tournament) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/fPp8JNuFZek/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23551#respond Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:05:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23551 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — Less than one month ago, the St. John’s basketball team had one of its signature moments during the head coaching tenure of Johnnies’ legend Chris Mullin, winning a game in come-from-behind against […] The post Survive and Advance…For Now (Day 1 at the 2019 Big East Tournament) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23551 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23551 Snap Judgments: Day 1 at the 2019 Conference USA Basketball Tournament http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/reuA3tXf-2Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23549#respond Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:16:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23549 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FRISCO, Texas — Which two teams will end up shining the brightest when the dust settles at The Star? For the second consecutive year, the Conference USA Basketball Tournament will be held at the Ford […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 1 at the 2019 Conference USA Basketball Tournament appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23549 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23549 Snap Judgments: Day 3 at the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8saf31QaBKQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23547#respond Thu, 14 Mar 2019 06:36:08 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23547 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NORFOLK, Va. — There was almost a sense of déjà vu settling in at the Norfolk Scope on Wednesday evening as the top seed on the men’s side was up against it, staring at the realization […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 3 at the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23547 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23547 Snap Judgments: Days 1 & 2 at the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8dfo_LDAcTw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23545#respond Wed, 13 Mar 2019 04:35:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23545 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NORFOLK, Va. — Two teams clearly separated themselves from the pack during the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball season, but can those teams complete their dominant run in the league with a conference championship and […] The post Snap Judgments: Days 1 & 2 at the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23545 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23545 Reprocessing Things (Pacers-76ers Recap; 03.10.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4QL-srICiHU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22767#respond Mon, 11 Mar 2019 03:31:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22767    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHILADELPHIA — In what might have been the biggest game the Philadelphia 76ers played to date this season, it was fitting that their biggest piece to what they hope will turn into a championship puzzle was back just in time […] The post Reprocessing Things (Pacers-76ers Recap; 03.10.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22767 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22767 They’re Keepers! (New York City FC-DC United; 03.10.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/s7ZbONqUoH8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23543#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 23:27:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23543    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — The two standouts of Sunday’s game at Yankee Stadium made sure that the entire 90 minutes went without any team coming away with a victory. At the very least, the two men could find some solace n […] The post They’re Keepers! (New York City FC-DC United; 03.10.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23543 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23543 First Impressions (Reaching for the Stars; 03.09.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/2gS3CowCuOM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22777#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 16:36:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22777 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — The Chicago Blackhawks may have left it too late to realistically make good on a final push to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs, but their playoff intensity against one of the teams currently […] The post First Impressions (Reaching for the Stars; 03.09.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22777 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22777 Bye Any Means Necessary (Texas State-UT Arlington; 03.09.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/VJ4u2-g-7xg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23541#respond Sun, 10 Mar 2019 01:27:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23541 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   ARLINGTON, Texas — If the aphorism which states that “less is more” is indeed true, the the UT Arlington Mavericks men’s basketball team just put itself in a good position to win its first-ever Sun […] The post Bye Any Means Necessary (Texas State-UT Arlington; 03.09.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=23541 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=23541 Beal Street Talks (Mavericks-Wizards; 03.06.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/HmW07VYpc2Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22773#respond Thu, 07 Mar 2019 04:45:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22773 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — It was one thing that the Washington Wizards finally defeated the team that had had their number in the nation’s capital more than any other team in the NBA. That Bradley Beal punctuated […] The post Beal Street Talks (Mavericks-Wizards; 03.06.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22773 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22773 I’ve Got the Powell! (Marquette-Seton Hall Recap; 03.06.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/WQtBwNUC7yk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22771#respond Thu, 07 Mar 2019 03:35:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22771 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — Even as they have leaked a significant amount of oil down the stretch, the Seton Hall Pirates knew that their NCAA Tournament fate was in their hands, as the Big East’s top […] The post I’ve Got the Powell! (Marquette-Seton Hall Recap; 03.06.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22771 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22771 Year of the Ram (VCU-George Mason; 03.05.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QiTQ1Rr67ZI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22769#respond Wed, 06 Mar 2019 05:23:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22769 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FAIRFAX, Va. — Soon after the latest win by the VCU men’s basketball team, one that clinched a regular-season conference championship, the official Twitter page of the team immediately reminded all of its followers that the […] The post Year of the Ram (VCU-George Mason; 03.05.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22769 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22769 Trying to Look on the Bright Side (Speak of the Devils; 03.05.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9wO4L2kssNU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22765#respond Wed, 06 Mar 2019 03:30:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22765    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — The captain of the Columbus Blue Jackets could not help but express his disappointment in talking with the assembled media after Tuesday night’s game, praising the hard work of his opponents while opening up an inquest to […] The post Trying to Look on the Bright Side (Speak of the Devils; 03.05.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22765 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22765 A Senior Night to Remember…Eventually (Seton Hall at Georgetown; 03.02.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yP9YtrxfXKY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22759#respond Sun, 03 Mar 2019 05:34:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22759 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — The chances of everything going wrong on the special day for a special player, Georgetown senior center Jessie Govan, unfortunately were improving with every missed shot from his right hand, with his every […] The post A Senior Night to Remember…Eventually (Seton Hall at Georgetown; 03.02.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22759 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22759 Back in the Win Column (Wizards-Celtics Recap; 03.01.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/g1KsLuEGE6s/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22757#respond Sat, 02 Mar 2019 07:33:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22757    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Once again, the Boston Celtics found themselves in the middle of a slump and, once again, members of the team pointed out that what was needed was a little bit more fun in their play. The laughs were […] The post Back in the Win Column (Wizards-Celtics Recap; 03.01.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22757 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22757 Eastern Philosophy (Trail Blazers-Celtics Recap; 02.27.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CAwcIvGAEo0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22749#respond Thu, 28 Feb 2019 17:33:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22749    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — If it was not for that plucky thing called geography, where the city of Portland clearly is defined as a West Coast city, its basketball team, the Portland Trail Blazers, might very well be the best team this […] The post Eastern Philosophy (Trail Blazers-Celtics Recap; 02.27.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22749 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22749 Snap Judgments: DePaul at Georgetown (02.27.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wP4xWsJvF0M/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22755#respond Thu, 28 Feb 2019 07:00:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22755 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing continues to talk about his team’s ultimate goal for this season, making the NCAA Tournament. That achievement looked like a pipe dream just a couple of months ago, […] The post Snap Judgments: DePaul at Georgetown (02.27.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22755 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22755 Flames Continue to Burn Bright (Speak of the Devils; 02.27.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CqB07YRGK8Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22753#respond Thu, 28 Feb 2019 05:13:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22753    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — In trying to explain his awkward goal celebration following his second-period goal that continues a magical scoring season, Flames defenseman and captain Mark Giordano came up with a few possibilities on what his post-tally move was before […] The post Flames Continue to Burn Bright (Speak of the Devils; 02.27.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22753 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22753 The New Normal in Newark (Speak of the Devils; 02.25.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/tsSnfGgpkrA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22751#respond Tue, 26 Feb 2019 22:38:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22751    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — Just over a month ago, the mind of recently-called up forward Nathan Bastian was racing a hundred miles per hour in anticipation of his first National Hockey League game. Tonight, when Bastian actually put in his first […] The post The New Normal in Newark (Speak of the Devils; 02.25.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22751 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22751 Young and the Dauntless (Pacers-Wizards; 02.23.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/WLn4st835DU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22745#respond Sun, 24 Feb 2019 05:17:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22745 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — The Indiana Pacers let a couple of sizable leads almost slip away in the second half while shooting themselves all game by being careless with the basketball all night. Instead of looking at […] The post Young and the Dauntless (Pacers-Wizards; 02.23.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22745 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22745 Second Verse, Same as the First (Reaching for the Stars; 02.23.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CFI3lBfAt_E/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22747#respond Sun, 24 Feb 2019 05:14:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22747 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — The Carolina Hurricanes made life easy on their goalkeeper, Curtis McElhinney, early in the game on Saturday, so much so that he virtually was a spectator for the first 40 minutes of the game. […] The post Second Verse, Same as the First (Reaching for the Stars; 02.23.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22747 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22747 Perfecting Perfection (Wofford-Furman Recap; 02.23.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AH63E8jax-s/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22739#respond Sun, 24 Feb 2019 00:08:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22739 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   GREENVILLE, S.C. — At this time last week, matched up against one of the top teams in their league during their Senior Day, the Wofford Terriers put on another dominant performance in clinching the regular-season […] The post Perfecting Perfection (Wofford-Furman Recap; 02.23.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22739 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22739 Taking Noi For an Answer (No. 19 Iowa State-TCU; 02.23.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/s_Q74jT4rEI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22741#respond Sat, 23 Feb 2019 23:55:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22741 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FORT WORTH, Texas — TCU welcomed back sharp-shooting forward Kouat Noi back with open arms on Saturday, and he returned the favor by firing the Horned Frogs to a season sweep of one of the top […] The post Taking Noi For an Answer (No. 19 Iowa State-TCU; 02.23.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22741 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22741 Snap Judgments: Ohio State at No. 24 Maryland (02.23.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/sTft0wIAWLE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22743#respond Sat, 23 Feb 2019 23:32:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22743 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   COLLEGE PARK, Md. — In a see-saw second half, the home-standing Maryland Terrapins were able to enjoy the ride more in continuing their imperious home form in Big Ten Conference play. The Terrapins used their eclectic […] The post Snap Judgments: Ohio State at No. 24 Maryland (02.23.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22743 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22743 Still in the Process of Winning (Heat-76ers Recap; 02.21.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/iquXzGQoTDg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22737#respond Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:52:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22737    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHILADELPHIA — Replace one massively-built, talented, larger-than-life center with another and the Philadelphia 76ers, for at least one night, did not skip a beat. Boban Marjanovic, immediately a fan favorite in Philadelphia after his acquisition in a trade with the […] The post Still in the Process of Winning (Heat-76ers Recap; 02.21.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22737 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22737 Finally Pulling Rank (Villanova-Georgetown Recap; 02.20.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Djbz1voS6aM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22735#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:00:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22735 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — One would believe that the son of Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing sent along a few good wishes to his father before the Hoyas took the floor against one of the top teams in […] The post Finally Pulling Rank (Villanova-Georgetown Recap; 02.20.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22735 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22735 “…Do as the Roman Does” (Reaching for the Stars; 02.19.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nZ-E4wvI1to/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22731#respond Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:54:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22731    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — The Nashville Predators peppered their opponent on Tuesday with almost 50 shots on goal, but the most harmless-looking of attempts happened to be the one that turned out to be the game winner. With the game tied going […] The post “…Do as the Roman Does” (Reaching for the Stars; 02.19.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22731 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22731 The Mystery is Finally Solved (Speak of the Devils; 02.19.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QlFsViB-iZc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22733#respond Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:45:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22733    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — Everything seemed to be pointing toward “déjà vu” for the Pittsburgh Penguins in their latest encounter with the team that had given them the most fits all season, from the opposing goalkeeper who has tied them in […] The post The Mystery is Finally Solved (Speak of the Devils; 02.19.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22733 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22733 A Storm Surge for the Ages (Villanova-St. John’s; 02.17.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/y7ssk9CIgc8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22727#respond Mon, 18 Feb 2019 02:51:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22727    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — The chances of St. John’s guard Justin Simon actually making his three-quarter-court heave just before the first-half buzzer were virtually the same odds his team had of pulling off one of the more remarkable in-game comebacks in […] The post A Storm Surge for the Ages (Villanova-St. John’s; 02.17.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22727 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22727 Reclaiming His Time (Speak of the Devils; 02.17.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/6PBXvDzQv10/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22024#respond Mon, 18 Feb 2019 02:37:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22024    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — Bright spots are now fewer and further between for the New Jersey Devils in what has become a lost season, but having their one-time franchise goalkeeper looking like the elite player he had been over the majority […] The post Reclaiming His Time (Speak of the Devils; 02.17.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22024 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22024 Doolittle Does It All (Oklahoma-TCU; 02.16.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9sTnD5LNgss/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22022#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:22:59 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22022 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FORT WORTH, Texas — There might be something about the purple in the opponent’s uniforms that brings out the best in Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle this season. In helping to stem the damage from a […] The post Doolittle Does It All (Oklahoma-TCU; 02.16.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22022 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22022 Deep (Bench) in the Heart of Texas; No. 9 Houston at Connecticut http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/kMuYq1yMRw8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22020#respond Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:22:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22020 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   HARTFORD, Conn. — All season long, the Houston Cougars basketball team has displayed its numerous Final Four-caliber traits, with a lockdown defense ending up being its calling card. On Thursday night, the Cougars needed their […] The post Deep (Bench) in the Heart of Texas; No. 9 Houston at Connecticut appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22020 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22020 Rising Above the Fray (Celtics-76ers; 02.12.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/P_7XHTzTGSQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22018#respond Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:22:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22018    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport               View this post on Instagram                         A post shared by Adesina O. Koiki (@alotofsportstalk) on Feb 13, 2019 at 1:06pm PST PHILADELPHIA — […] The post Rising Above the Fray (Celtics-76ers; 02.12.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22018 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22018 The Fresh Princes (No. 14 Kansas at TCU, 02.11.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FcYz7MyVEnA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22016#respond Tue, 12 Feb 2019 17:08:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22016 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FORT WORTH, Texas — No game this season epitomized the roller-coaster of a campaign that Kansas head coach Bill Self has had to navigate with his largely inexperienced Jayhawks than last night’s see-saw affair in […] The post The Fresh Princes (No. 14 Kansas at TCU, 02.11.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22016 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22016 “Philly Special,” The Sequel? (Lakers-76ers, 02.10.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/H1s3AryAJ_4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22014#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:02:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22014    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHILADELPHIA — Los Angeles Lakers team president Magic Johnson was in familiar environs on Sunday, having played three separate NBA Finals against the Philadelphia 76ers during the 1980s, as he was on hand to see if the current iteration of […] The post “Philly Special,” The Sequel? (Lakers-76ers, 02.10.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22014 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22014 Inching Closer to the Top (La Salle-George Mason Recap; 02.10.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/P2rbQmIWLr0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22012#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 00:21:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22012 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FAIRFAX, Va. — An unexpected loss by the current frontrunner in the Atlantic 10 Conference gave George Mason an opportunity to move one step closer to the league lead, a chance it gladly seized upon at […] The post Inching Closer to the Top (La Salle-George Mason Recap; 02.10.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22012 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22012 Snap Judgments: Butler at Georgetown (02.09.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SmUvAz9_WdQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22010#respond Sat, 09 Feb 2019 22:30:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22010 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — After its grind-it-out victory on the road on Saturday, the Butler Bulldogs hope that they can finally string together a few wins in hopes of making another appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Guard […] The post Snap Judgments: Butler at Georgetown (02.09.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22010 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22010 The New Wiz Kids (Cavaliers-Wizards Recap; 02.08.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Yf8hSjbOVdQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22008#respond Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:21:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22008 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — They may be in the phase where wearing name tags would be best to get to know one another, but the new-look Washington Wizards displayed good chemistry in their first game with a revamped […] The post The New Wiz Kids (Cavaliers-Wizards Recap; 02.08.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22008 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22008 Greiss Lightning (Speak of the Devils; 02.07.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/pIZ6DTEXyec/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22004#respond Fri, 08 Feb 2019 11:15:51 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22004    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — From the opposite end of the ice on Thursday night, New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss was seeing his opposite number put on a stellar performance, looking near unstoppable in turning away a myriad of gilt-edged scoring […] The post Greiss Lightning (Speak of the Devils; 02.07.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22004 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22004 Getting Defensive (Northwestern-Maryland Recap; 02.07.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/HtUAisa0_0Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22006#respond Fri, 08 Feb 2019 07:21:04 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22006 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   COLLEGE PARK, Md. — If there was any worry that Maryland would be caught looking forward to a much-anticipated rematch against another Big Ten power slated over the weekend, that all but dissipated in the first […] The post Getting Defensive (Northwestern-Maryland Recap; 02.07.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22006 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22006 It’s Miller Time (Oklahoma State-TCU Recap; 02.06.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/x_oCxG0jtbc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22002#respond Thu, 07 Feb 2019 23:20:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22002 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FORT WORTH, Texas — Late in a tie game and with the prospect of overtime on the horizon, only one player touched the ball on the final offensive possession for TCU – the player head […] The post It’s Miller Time (Oklahoma State-TCU Recap; 02.06.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22002 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22002 ‘Chuk and Duck (Speak of the Devils; 02.05.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/uN239BZKZIA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22000#respond Wed, 06 Feb 2019 07:20:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22000    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — The jeers that rained down from New Jersey Devils fans and directed at someone they used to call their own, Los Angeles Kings winger Ilya Kovalchuk, commenced even before he officially made a physical appearance on the […] The post ‘Chuk and Duck (Speak of the Devils; 02.05.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=22000 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=22000 A Moment of In-Vince-ibility (Hawks-Wizards Recap; 02.04.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/a-R82vx5Qzg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21998#respond Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:20:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21998 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — When the Atlanta Hawks lost its most productive player, promising second-year forward John Collins, for the rest of Monday night’s game due to injury right before halftime, the team would need a boost […] The post A Moment of In-Vince-ibility (Hawks-Wizards Recap; 02.04.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21998 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21998 Super on Super Sunday (Thunder-Celtics Recap; 02.03.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/B91fOKEAip4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21996#respond Mon, 04 Feb 2019 02:19:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21996    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — The irresistible forces that are Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook and forward Paul George tried their best to lead the Thunder to what would have been an improbably victory on Sunday afternoon. But, on a day where […] The post Super on Super Sunday (Thunder-Celtics Recap; 02.03.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21996 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21996 Central Casting (Reaching for the Stars; 02.01.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yivFXxhtwPc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21994#respond Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:19:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21994    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Because of its depth of quality teams of the past few seasons, almost every matchup between any of the two teams in the Central Division of the National Hockey League can act as a Stanley Cup Playoffs rehearsal. […] The post Central Casting (Reaching for the Stars; 02.01.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21994 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21994 The Three Amigos (Speak of the Devils; 01.31.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/GMWWx1liHZo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21990#respond Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:19:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21990 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — The New York Rangers’ top line of Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad and Mats Zuccarello continue to prove that three is indeed a magic number, and the three goals that the center of […] The post The Three Amigos (Speak of the Devils; 01.31.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21990 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21990 Snap Judgments: Xavier at Georgetown (01.31.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vVIVEEoBk34/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21992#respond Fri, 01 Feb 2019 06:19:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21992 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — It took a few wake-up calls, but Georgetown got its act together just in time to come away with another big win before its biggest game of the season. Guard James Akinjo led […] The post Snap Judgments: Xavier at Georgetown (01.31.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21992 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21992 Coachspeak: Lynne Roberts (University of Utah) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/RvveF1VP1XI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21986#respond Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:18:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21986    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   For so long, the elite women’s basketball teams that flourished in the different iterations of what is now the Pac-12 Conference (e.g. Pac-8, Pac-10) were all located along the route of Interstate 5, though that should not come as a […] The post Coachspeak: Lynne Roberts (University of Utah) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21986 0 noWe're all experts. So let's talk.One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business.NCAA, Pac-12 Conference, Utah Utes, women's college basketballhttp://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21986 The Back-Up Plan (Hornets-Celtics Recap; 01.30.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/er46GiBJGVg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21982#respond Thu, 31 Jan 2019 05:18:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21982    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Though the Boston Celtics would prefer a healthy roster, the more they play — and win — without their floor general, the more it can benefit them during the stretch run of the season, much like last season’s […] The post The Back-Up Plan (Hornets-Celtics Recap; 01.30.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21982 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21982 Shoot Your Shots (Nets-Celtics Recap; 01.28.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/jPTBy8sQaGo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21978#respond Tue, 29 Jan 2019 05:17:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21978    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Marcus Smart says heard the chirping that the Brooklyn Nets’ bench directed at him the last time he went up against the up-and-coming squad two weeks ago, encouraging the Celtics’ guard, notorious for his streaky perimeter jumper, to […] The post Shoot Your Shots (Nets-Celtics Recap; 01.28.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21978 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21978 An Eyebrow-Raising Moment (NBA Notebook; 01.28.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/MbvSRlOLW_Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21980#respond Tue, 29 Jan 2019 04:17:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21980    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   Let the latest wild goose chase to land the next disgruntled NBA superstar begin anew! The Unibrow, New Orleans Pelicans superstar center Anthony Davis, has asked the New Orleans Pelicans to trade him “to a team that allows him a […] The post An Eyebrow-Raising Moment (NBA Notebook; 01.28.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21980 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21980 Saturday Night Fever (Warriors-Celtics Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Mfdqp-wYXhg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21976#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 13:45:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21976    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Though the victories had been mounting, the Golden State Warriors conceded that the level of urgency during a number of those games in their umpteenth significant winning streak was sagging a little, though taking care of business is […] The post Saturday Night Fever (Warriors-Celtics Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21976 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21976 Painting the Town (Warriors-Wizards Recap; 01.24.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/bKH9WeEQE_U/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21974#respond Fri, 25 Jan 2019 05:37:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21974 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — In what has to be considered a departure from the norm, most of the splashing done on the court by the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night came from inside of 15 feet, […] The post Painting the Town (Warriors-Wizards Recap; 01.24.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=21974 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=21974 Unseeded, Yet Undaunted (2019 Australian Open Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/qPrdh33ux8I/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20593#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 03:27:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20593    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   With the last bits of energy he could muster before walking off of Melbourne Arena on Sunday afternoon, unseeded American Frances Tiafoe, who minutes earlier topped off proceedings during his 21st birthday by earning his first-ever quarterfinal appearance at a […] The post Unseeded, Yet Undaunted (2019 Australian Open Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20593 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20593 A Welcomed Change (Reaching for the Stars; 01.19.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AiXcyFZhAL0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20591#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:49:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20591 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Knowing that another defeat would guarantee they would go at least three whole weeks without experiencing the taste of victory, the Dallas Stars changed their line combinations on Saturday night and successfully changed […] The post A Welcomed Change (Reaching for the Stars; 01.19.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20591 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20591 By George, I Think OKC’s Got It! (Thunder-Sixers Recap; 01.19.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nG97nsQIYQ0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20589#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 00:20:25 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20589    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHILADELPHIA — The Oklahoma City Thunder ended up getting two possessions on offense in the 14.9 seconds they had to play without the disqualified Russell Westbrook. Their first possession could not have gone any worse, literally throwing away a chance […] The post By George, I Think OKC’s Got It! (Thunder-Sixers Recap; 01.19.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20589 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20589 Now You Know Jack (Reaching for the Stars; 01.17.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/fqPJ--0Ojtg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20587#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:43:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20587 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Just moments after officially becoming a professional hockey player, Jack Campbell had envisioned that a lot of his future days in his National Hockey League career would resemble what actually occurred on Thursday […] The post Now You Know Jack (Reaching for the Stars; 01.17.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20587 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20587 Lead Down the Garden Path (Raptors-Celtics; 01.16.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vQMrzHMzsdk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20585#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:43:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20585    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Kryie Irving had seen his team let a 16-point second-half lead dissipate, and, when his Boston Celtics needed to take back control of the game, the point guard did everything in his power to keep Boston’s home winning […] The post Lead Down the Garden Path (Raptors-Celtics; 01.16.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20585 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20585 Eight is Finally Enough (Speak of the Devils; 01.14.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/v5K40Y0kqxY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20583#respond Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:33:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20583    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — At this point in the season, any National Hockey League team will take two points in any way they can get it. On Monday night, the New Jersey Devils saw a penalty that they took early in […] The post Eight is Finally Enough (Speak of the Devils; 01.14.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20583 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20583 No Rookie Mistakes (Reaching for the Stars; 01.12.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/5WXSLerSN8Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20581#respond Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:38:49 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20581 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — In a situation that the St. Louis Blues head coach is not hesitant in describing as a desperate one, rookie goalkeeper Jordan Binnington continues to shot the most calm as the team continues […] The post No Rookie Mistakes (Reaching for the Stars; 01.12.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20581 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20581 A Taste for (Bad) Blood – Speak of the Devils (01.12.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/u4lqyb6nyh0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20577#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 00:04:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20577    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — In only his ninth game of his National Hockey League career, New Jersey Devils goalkeeper MacKenzie Blackwood had a front-row seat in experiencing the blood feud that is the Devils’ rivalry with the Philadelphia Flyers — and […] The post A Taste for (Bad) Blood – Speak of the Devils (01.12.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20577 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20577 The Deer Hunters (Bucks-Wizards Recap; 01.11.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/q8SumXxYltM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20575#respond Sat, 12 Jan 2019 13:53:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20575 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — The current starting point guard for the Washington Wizards, Tomas Satoransky, will not be mistaken for the team’s mainstay at that position, John Wall, anytime soon. However, his current form in replacing the All-Star […] The post The Deer Hunters (Bucks-Wizards Recap; 01.11.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20575 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20575 John on the Spot (Speak of the Devils; 01.10.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/E3ahNmw0Zb4/ Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:48:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20573    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — What Toronto Maple Leafs center John Tavares wanted to focus on after the team’s latest victory was the group effort put in to earn the two points and the great work that his teammates past and present […] The post John on the Spot (Speak of the Devils; 01.10.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20573 The Magnificent Seventh (2018 FCS National Championship Game) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cPpwJHVsMAQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20569#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 10:44:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20569 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FRISCO, Texas — Gathered around his 24 seniors at a team dinner in Fargo last July, North Dakota State head coach Chris Klieman did more than just lay out his expectations for what all of […] The post The Magnificent Seventh (2018 FCS National Championship Game) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20569 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20569 Storming Back Once More (St. John’s at Georgetown; 01.05.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hdXCCCr1Beo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20571#respond Sun, 06 Jan 2019 03:28:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20571 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — The more that the St. John’s basketball team has had its collective back against the wall this season, the more it has thrived under that pressure, and its latest escape act put an […] The post Storming Back Once More (St. John’s at Georgetown; 01.05.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20571 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20571 Capital Gains (Reaching for the Stars; 01.04.19) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Xa3Mgm-SOCc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20567#respond Sat, 05 Jan 2019 15:39:51 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20567 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Dallas Stars head coach Jim Montgomery called their latest win at home a lucky victory. If so, the Stars were “lucky” to have both Tyler Seguin and Anton Khudobin perform at their best […] The post Capital Gains (Reaching for the Stars; 01.04.19) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20567 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20567 Upping the Antti (Reaching for the Stars; 12.31.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-bDW3T0qIKg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20563#respond Tue, 01 Jan 2019 07:39:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20563 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Playing one of his former teams might have just been the tonic needed for Montréal Canadiens goalkeeper Antii Niemi to break out of his personal funk — as well as give the rest […] The post Upping the Antti (Reaching for the Stars; 12.31.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20563 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20563 A New Year’s Eve Surprise (Rutgers-Maryland Recap; 12.31.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/GLS9oAfaQls/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20565#respond Tue, 01 Jan 2019 02:39:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20565 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   COLLEGE PARK, MD — Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer is seeing her 2018-19 squad turning a corner in becoming the team she hopes it can be. On Monday, one of the few remaining undefeated […] The post A New Year’s Eve Surprise (Rutgers-Maryland Recap; 12.31.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20565 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20565 Going Streaking on New Year’s Eve (Speak of the Devils; 12.31.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FHg8-poUWDE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20561#respond Mon, 31 Dec 2018 23:04:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20561    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Devils goaltender MacKenzie Blackwood knows that the rich vain of form he and his team are in will not last forever, but it has lasted long enough to give the team hope that a run […] The post Going Streaking on New Year’s Eve (Speak of the Devils; 12.31.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20561 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20561 Challenge Accepted (Reaching for the Stars; 12.29.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Vb8eff0f2C8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20559#respond Sun, 30 Dec 2018 07:38:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20559 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Almost every player in the Dallas Stars locker room knew that the stinging criticisms made by the team’s CEO about the top two players on the team just 24 hours prior to their next […] The post Challenge Accepted (Reaching for the Stars; 12.29.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20559 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20559 Spreading the Christmas Cheer (76ers-Celtics Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/I5xO-1DKcXc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20555#respond Wed, 26 Dec 2018 11:09:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20555  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Kyrie Irving’s memorable Christmas Day on Tuesday started well before he ever set foot on the parquet floor of TD Garden, though, after his basketball-related work was completed, he ended up spreading his thankful holiday cheer to almost 20,000 […] The post Spreading the Christmas Cheer (76ers-Celtics Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20555 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20555 Stranded on an Island (Reaching for the Stars; 12.23.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/TP-PT5htPHs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20553#respond Mon, 24 Dec 2018 13:16:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20553 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Sometimes, the puck has bounced the way in favor of the Dallas Stars this season. Other times, they haven’t. On Sunday night, the puck bounced twice, literally, off of their goalkeeper and into prime […] The post Stranded on an Island (Reaching for the Stars; 12.23.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20553 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20553 Snap Judgments Goes Bowling: 2018 Armed Forces Bowl http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BNdapmtOV4c/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20551#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 16:37:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20551 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FORT WORTH, Texas — With a chance to make history over a century in the making, the Army Black Knights football team ended the winningest season in academy history with one of the best bowl […] The post Snap Judgments Goes Bowling: 2018 Armed Forces Bowl appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20551 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20551 The Kids Are Alright (Texas Tech-Duke; 12.20.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YiCDCaiDSr4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20545#respond Fri, 21 Dec 2018 12:25:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20545 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski could not hide the near-unceasing joy etched across his face that was brought about by his 2018-19 edition of the Blue Devils winning a game in an […] The post The Kids Are Alright (Texas Tech-Duke; 12.20.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20545 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20545 Raider Power (College Basketball Notebook; 12.20.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/L57ZDoYNNuI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20547#respond Fri, 21 Dec 2018 10:59:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20547    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — The first thing that Texas Tech coach Chris Beard mentioned after his team’s close loss at Madison Square Garden on Thursday was that his opponent is what his team strives to emulate on a consistent basis. Not […] The post Raider Power (College Basketball Notebook; 12.20.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20547 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20547 Snap Judgments Goes Bowling: 2018 Frisco Bowl http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xUTOXsyogjY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20549#respond Thu, 20 Dec 2018 15:02:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20549 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   FRISCO, Texas — Earlier this month, Ohio head coach Frank Solich officially became the oldest head coach in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Given his success in a decade and a half at Ohio University, however, it […] The post Snap Judgments Goes Bowling: 2018 Frisco Bowl appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=20549 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20549 Road Warriors (Speak of the Devils; 12.18.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/rDxyMDhPlQ0/ Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:12:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20543    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — Both of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ last two contests before tonight, a couple of losses away from home, could have been viewed as more exception than rule given the team’s stellar play overall on their travels this […] The post Road Warriors (Speak of the Devils; 12.18.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=20543 Life Begins at Forty (Lakers-Wizards Recap; 12.16.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hFF6UEqoptU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19512#respond Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:54:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19512 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — After two months of underachieving and in-fighting that eventually led to a roster shake-up just 24 hours earlier, it seemed as though the Washington Wizards needed to have the best player on the planet […] The post Life Begins at Forty (Lakers-Wizards Recap; 12.16.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19512 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19512 Knight and Day (Speak of the Devils; 12.14.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OKv8mJypDZQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19510#respond Sat, 15 Dec 2018 17:00:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19510 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — When New Jersey Devils goalkeeper Cory Schneider whiffed so badly on what should have been a routine glove save from a long-distance shot that he managed to knock the puck behind him […] The post Knight and Day (Speak of the Devils; 12.14.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19510 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19510 Snap Judgments: Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards (12.12.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/i6UmPI8lXjM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19506#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:43:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19506 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — The final month of 2018 truly is turning into a December to remember for the Boston Celtics. Kyrie Irving scored 38 points, including the game-winning three-pointer with 16 seconds remaining in overtime as the […] The post Snap Judgments: Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards (12.12.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19506 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19506 Spencer For Hire (Nets-76ers Recap; 12.12.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Od1phf00Wrk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19508#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 06:33:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19508    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHILADELPHIA — Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, toward the end of the best game in his NBA career, sized up Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid from 26 feet away as the shot clock was running down, turned on the accelerator, […] The post Spencer For Hire (Nets-76ers Recap; 12.12.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19508 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19508 I Can See For Myles and Myles (Seton Hall vs. No. 9 Kentucky; 12.08.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/jRzpdtKwJ98/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19502#respond Sat, 08 Dec 2018 22:53:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19502    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — While talking to the assembled media in the postgame press conference, Seton Hall guard Myles Cale walked though the game-ending sequence for his team on Saturday, one that culminated with his three-pointer lifting the Pirates to a […] The post I Can See For Myles and Myles (Seton Hall vs. No. 9 Kentucky; 12.08.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19502 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19502 Big Ben Tolls (Reaching for the Stars; 12.07.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/fH-0xgUwvXQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19500#respond Sat, 08 Dec 2018 13:49:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19500 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. KoikiA Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chiefFollow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Though the Dallas Stars trailed going into the first intermission on Friday night, they knew their arrears could have been much worse if not for the stellar play of goalkeeper Ben Bishop. As Bishop’s imperious form […] The post Big Ben Tolls (Reaching for the Stars; 12.07.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19500 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19500 Working on the “Fun”damentals (Knicks at Celtics Recap; 12.06.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7QKQQ_NqqDQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19498#respond Fri, 07 Dec 2018 04:56:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19498  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Life as the prohibitive Eastern Conference favorites sure can be stressful, hence why certain members of the Boston Celtics have emphasized over the past few days to make sure to keep in mind that the game of basketball, first […] The post Working on the “Fun”damentals (Knicks at Celtics Recap; 12.06.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19498 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19498 Rounding Back to Form (2018 Jimmy V Classic Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cGKoTkM2xwI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19496#respond Wed, 05 Dec 2018 21:01:42 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19496    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — Playing on the biggest stage that the game of basketball has to offer may very well be the tonic Florida guard KeVaughn Allen needed to regain the level he showed off two years ago, when many in […] The post Rounding Back to Form (2018 Jimmy V Classic Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19496 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19496 Taking Advantage (Reaching for the Stars; 12.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Bpl_XeK_vgk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19494#respond Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:10:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19494 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Last night marked a rare occasion in the National Hockey League, a day in which Connor McDavid, arguably the league’s best player, was not able to suit up to play for the Edmonton Oilers. […] The post Taking Advantage (Reaching for the Stars; 12.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19494 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19494 Straight to the Point (Speak of the Devils; 12.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/S0EWhlYLhhc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19492#respond Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:19:25 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19492 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, N.J. — The chemistry that Tampa Bay Lightning forwards Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point have created together over the past two weeks has led the team to the top of the NHL standings, and […] The post Straight to the Point (Speak of the Devils; 12.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19492 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19492 Snap Judgments: Brooklyn Nets at Washington Wizards (12.01.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/DtEqI9J9Xw4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19490#respond Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:57:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19490 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — John Wall scored 30 points and the Washington Wizards put on their best defensive performance of the season as they defeated the Brooklyn Nets 102-88 on Saturday evening at Capital One Arena. The 88 […] The post Snap Judgments: Brooklyn Nets at Washington Wizards (12.01.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19490 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19490 Just Enough Gas In the Tank (Speak of the Devils; 12.01.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YDqCSD2gObs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19488#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 17:00:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19488 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, NJ — Mark Scheifele thought his best opportunity to win the game for the Winnipeg Jets — one that saw him possesses the puck with Blake Wheeler on a 2-on-1, bearing down on the […] The post Just Enough Gas In the Tank (Speak of the Devils; 12.01.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19488 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19488 Just Peachy (MLS Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Championship Recap; Leg 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/mf7vlUVFamw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19484#respond Fri, 30 Nov 2018 17:41:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19484 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   HARRISON, NJ — Exactly one month after the most ignominious event in Atlanta professional sports history had just been completed, the newest sports franchise in the city — one that may very well signal the […] The post Just Peachy (MLS Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Championship Recap; Leg 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19484 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19484 Charles in Charge (ACC/Big Ten Challenge; Georgia Tech at Maryland) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/5cVbhZfACm0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19486#respond Fri, 30 Nov 2018 17:24:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19486 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   COLLEGE PARK, Md. — As she saw her team’s once-sizable lead cut down to the slimmest of margins, Maryland head coach Brenda Frese found a play to run for junior guard Kaila Charles to get the […] The post Charles in Charge (ACC/Big Ten Challenge; Georgia Tech at Maryland) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19486 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19486 Turning the Corner? (Rockets-Wizards Recap; 11.26.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AnS0b_diGfc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19482#respond Tue, 27 Nov 2018 14:58:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19482 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — Given the disappointing start (to say the least) to the season for the Washington Wizards, one which has ramped up the rumor mill and has significantly increased the chances the core of the team […] The post Turning the Corner? (Rockets-Wizards Recap; 11.26.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19482 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19482 Take Your Best Shots (Reaching for the Stars; 11.23.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/g669X4GxRBk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19478#respond Sat, 24 Nov 2018 20:08:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19478 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — The coaches of the Dallas Stars have had to encourage their defenseman to put more rubber toward the net and, on Friday, blue-liner Miro Heiskanen obliged as the Stars put an end to their […] The post Take Your Best Shots (Reaching for the Stars; 11.23.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19478 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19478 Island Fever (Speak of the Devils; 11.23.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hZ4lSV9LOVY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19480#respond Sat, 24 Nov 2018 02:29:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19480    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, NJ — New York Islanders coach Barry Trotz admitted after Friday’s game that, during an overtime session, his mood about having Matthew Barzal on the ice during the 3-on-3 session depends on whether the young star has the puck […] The post Island Fever (Speak of the Devils; 11.23.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19480 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19480 Some Minor Adjustments (Speak of the Devils; 11.21.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/m_-ZGf-IY7w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19473#respond Thu, 22 Nov 2018 04:00:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19473    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, NJ — No matter if it is indeed the production on the playing surface that leads to confidence or vice versa, what has become evident over the past three games is that New Jersey Devils center Pavel Zacha, after […] The post Some Minor Adjustments (Speak of the Devils; 11.21.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19473 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19473 One Man Army (Snap Judgments: Legends Classic Championship Game) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FtAHhvqlysY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19475#respond Thu, 22 Nov 2018 02:34:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19475 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — As St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds dribbled the ball in the frontcourt during the final seconds and his team down by a point, the promising NBA prospect who appears to have a […] The post One Man Army (Snap Judgments: Legends Classic Championship Game) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19475 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19475 London (and Future Grand Slams) Calling; Nitto ATP Finals Recap http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ahkAxUQIUXc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19469#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 23:38:08 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19469    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   LONDON — No one can blame 21-year-old Alexander Zverev, just minutes after winning the biggest tournament of his career, and an event that, for all intents and purposes, comprises tennis’s unofficial “fifth major,” for not wanting to talk too much […] The post London (and Future Grand Slams) Calling; Nitto ATP Finals Recap appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19469 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19469 The Wins Just Keep on Coming (Speak of the Devils; 11.17.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/jiaFA7PajBE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19471#respond Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:58:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19471    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWRK, NJ — There were not too many two-goal comebacks by the Detroit Red Wings over the past few years during their time of transition and rebuilding. On Saturday, the Red Wings continued to take the steps necessary to once […] The post The Wins Just Keep on Coming (Speak of the Devils; 11.17.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19471 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19471 Snap Judgments: 2K Empire Classic Championship and Consolation Games http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-YevzAdz8A8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19467#respond Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:19:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19467 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — In a span of eight months, the Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball team went from ending a disappointing season in the Big Apple to starting what looks to be a very promising campaign […] The post Snap Judgments: 2K Empire Classic Championship and Consolation Games appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19467 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19467 Duck Hunting (2K Empire Classic Semifinals Recap: Oregon vs. Iowa) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/IdOwSe_AlN8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19465#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:57:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19465    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — There have not been too many halves in the illustrious history of Iowa basketball that have been as anemic on the offensive end than the final 20 minutes of Thursday night. By the time this season ends, […] The post Duck Hunting (2K Empire Classic Semifinals Recap: Oregon vs. Iowa) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19465 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19465 Something Old, Something New…and Everything Blue (2K Empire Classic Semifinals Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CnkNih1omcM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19463#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:14:25 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19463    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — There is no place more apropos for an early laboratory experiment to test the restoration project of the Connecticut men’s basketball program than the hallowed hardwood of Madison Square Garden, and, now led by a scion of […] The post Something Old, Something New…and Everything Blue (2K Empire Classic Semifinals Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19463 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19463 Home Remedies (Speak of the Devils; 11.13.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0_on-Uccbq8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19461#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 04:27:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19461 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, NJ — Taylor Hall said all of the right things in the locker room after the New Jersey Devils’ win on Tuesday, rightfully pointing out that it was a team effort that was put […] The post Home Remedies (Speak of the Devils; 11.13.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=19461 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=19461 “If You Mess With The Bulls…” (MLS Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Semis Recap; Leg 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/HMWqQ6M4VYw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18871#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:57:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18871 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   HARRISON, NJ — After officially flipping the script during the second leg of their Eastern Conference semifinals series, advancing one step closer to claiming a long-awaited postseason trophy, all that was left for the triumphant […] The post “If You Mess With The Bulls…” (MLS Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Semis Recap; Leg 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18871 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18871 Snap Judgments: Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh (ALOST Game of the Week) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/h1Rw9d4muSE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18867#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:12:25 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18867 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PITTSBURGH — Senior Day in the Steel City allowed a number of the Pittsburgh Panthers football players, in front of family, friends and supporters of the program, to take one final bow as their football […] The post Snap Judgments: Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh (ALOST Game of the Week) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18867 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18867 Away From Home Is Where the Heart Is (Reaching for the Stars; 11.10.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/eoJfI_Ulamo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18869#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 05:30:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18869 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — There is atoning for your mistakes, and then there is what Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm did on Saturday to make amends for his team and continue what could end up becoming a […] The post Away From Home Is Where the Heart Is (Reaching for the Stars; 11.10.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18869 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18869 Shouldering the Workload (Hornets-76ers Recap; 11.09.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/LfGQNakfrDU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18865#respond Sat, 10 Nov 2018 11:03:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18865  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHILADELPHIA — Lamenting a move that he did not want to make during what turned out to be yet another home-court victory, 76ers head coach Brett Brown resisted as long as he possibly could from reinserting Joel Embiid outside of his […] The post Shouldering the Workload (Hornets-76ers Recap; 11.09.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18865 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18865 Rest A-Shore-d (Reaching for the Stars; 11.08.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/qbO_uu-zXdA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18863#respond Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:58:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18863 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — After a season-long six-game road trip, the Dallas Stars and forward Devin Shore had the perfect start in their time back on home ice on Thursday night. Shore also provided the perfect finish as […] The post Rest A-Shore-d (Reaching for the Stars; 11.08.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18863 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18863 It Was Just Meant to Be…Again (Speak of the Devils; 11.05.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Wh3omjwUOZs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18861#respond Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:47:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18861    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport PITTSBURGH — As soon as you are led to believe that there is nothing more that New Jersey Devils center Brian Boyle can do that will top the amazing moments and feats that he has achieved in his National Hockey League […] The post It Was Just Meant to Be…Again (Speak of the Devils; 11.05.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18861 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18861 Bringing the Fight (New York City FC-Atlanta United FC Recap; Leg 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/fM8HUqD_2BI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18859#respond Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18859    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — In its last contest before Sunday, one with so much on the line for the nascent franchise, Atlanta United FC blew a chance to make team history in spectacular fashion. They were not in the mood to […] The post Bringing the Fight (New York City FC-Atlanta United FC Recap; Leg 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18859 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18859 Snap Judgments: Oklahoma City Thunder at Washington Wizards (11.02.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/tY8_O8iVQg8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18855#respond Sat, 03 Nov 2018 10:09:04 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18855 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON, — While the frustration at the slow start to their season has started to subside with the Oklahoma City Thunder, it only continues to build in the nation’s capital. Russell Westbrook scored 23 points […] The post Snap Judgments: Oklahoma City Thunder at Washington Wizards (11.02.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18855 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18855 The More (and More and More), The Merrier – Bucks at Celtics; 11.01.18 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hxEaFPRDPF8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18853#respond Fri, 02 Nov 2018 06:01:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18853  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   View this post on Instagram A post shared by Adesina O. Koiki (@alotofsportstalk) on Nov 2, 2018 at 12:53am PDT BOSTON — In rewriting the expected script of tonight’s contest, the Boston Celtics were so close to rewriting the NBA record […] The post The More (and More and More), The Merrier – Bucks at Celtics; 11.01.18 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18853 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18853 Call Me Ismael (MLS Playoffs Recap; New York City FC vs. Philadelphia Union) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/V3YGyh7M700/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18851#respond Thu, 01 Nov 2018 02:58:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18851    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — If the opening goal of the 2018 Major League Soccer Cup Playoffs ends up as a harbinger for the next three weeks of postseason soccer, then all fans are in for more treats than any child’s jack-o-lantern […] The post Call Me Ismael (MLS Playoffs Recap; New York City FC vs. Philadelphia Union) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18851 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18851 No Doubting Thomas (Islanders-Hurricanes Recap; 10.28.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4D5c1QS1OJ8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18849#respond Mon, 29 Oct 2018 06:19:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18849  – by Lauren Foti A Lot of Sports Talk senior reporter Follow @LaurenFoti   RALEIGH, NC —With a chance to surpass the Pittsburgh Penguins for first place of the Metropolitan Division the Carolina Hurricanes dropped their game to the visiting New York Islanders Sunday night, 2-1. Despite the Hurricanes out shooting the Islanders 39-20, Thomas […] The post No Doubting Thomas (Islanders-Hurricanes Recap; 10.28.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18849 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18849 ALOST Game of the Week: No. 22 NC State at Syracuse http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/VoSVE4oScSA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18846#respond Sun, 28 Oct 2018 12:08:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18846 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   SYRACUSE, NY — For three seasons running, walking through the double doors adjacent to Carrier Dome stadium control and attending a Syracuse University football postgame press conference has oftentimes resembled sitting front row at a […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: No. 22 NC State at Syracuse appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18846 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18846 A “Special” Occasion (Speak of the Devils; 10.25.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/qkB2rwLWEGs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18324#respond Fri, 26 Oct 2018 17:07:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18324  – by Tyler L. Dudley A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @tylerrrleee   NEWARK, NJ — The one glaring weak spot in an otherwise stellar start to the season for the Nashville Predators, their play during special teams situations, came through as a strength when it had to be on Thursday night in […] The post A “Special” Occasion (Speak of the Devils; 10.25.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18324 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18324 The Gang’s All Here (2018-19 Big East Men’s Basketball Preview) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YTQLt-9BMV4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18326#respond Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:40:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18326    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport NEW YORK — At this time five years ago, the Big East Conference, gutted after seismic conference realignment motivated by the millions of dollars in television contracts to be made in college football plundered a number of its founding members, was […] The post The Gang’s All Here (2018-19 Big East Men’s Basketball Preview) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18326 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18326 A King-Sized Victory (Reaching for the Stars; 10.23.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9qfNZOIts2g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18322#respond Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:25:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18322 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — Two desperate teams were looking to snap out of funks to begin the season, but the Dallas Stars played the more desperate hockey to snap their losing streak. It had to play desperate […] The post A King-Sized Victory (Reaching for the Stars; 10.23.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18322 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18322 Vleet of Foot (Raptors-Wizards Recap; 10.20.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/GDkSP5vAgX8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18318#respond Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:29:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18318 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   WASHINGTON — Known for possessing an exorbitant amount of calm amidst the tumult surrounding late-game and pressure-packed situations throughout his young basketball career, Raptors guard Fred Van Vleet turned what was bound to be a moment […] The post Vleet of Foot (Raptors-Wizards Recap; 10.20.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18318 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18318 Not So Rocky Road (Speak of the Devils; 10.18.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/InlqTcIwfU0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18316#respond Sat, 20 Oct 2018 00:45:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18316    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, NJ — Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog personally made sure that his team would have a lot more fun while traveling thousands of miles away from the Rockies at the beginning of one of their longest road trips of […] The post Not So Rocky Road (Speak of the Devils; 10.18.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18316 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18316 Snap Judgments: Buffalo Sabres at Vegas Golden Knights (10.16.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/uGE25hrxWv0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18314#respond Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:22:49 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18314 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   LAS VEGAS — In a span of three minutes, the special teams of the Vegas Golden Knights lived up to that adjective in lifting the squad to their first winning streak of the young season. […] The post Snap Judgments: Buffalo Sabres at Vegas Golden Knights (10.16.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18314 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18314 Twice the First Time (NBA Opening Night: 76ers at Celtics) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/taLmUUAr3tw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18312#respond Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:27:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18312  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   BOSTON — Every misstep, missed shot and unsuccessful drive to the basket, as frustrating as it would normally be at any point during any game in his career, were welcomed outcomes for Celtics forward Gordon Hayward on Tuesday night, embracing every […] The post Twice the First Time (NBA Opening Night: 76ers at Celtics) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18312 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18312 Jumping the Sharks (Speak of the Devils; 10.14.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oO6fxJiNHac/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18310#respond Sun, 14 Oct 2018 22:39:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18310  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, NJ — Remaining the only perfect team in the National Hockey League on the young season required the New Jersey Devils to overcome a host of imperfections during what turned out to be an uphill climb against a perennial championship […] The post Jumping the Sharks (Speak of the Devils; 10.14.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18310 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18310 Playing Like a Champion…Against the Champs (Speak of the Devils; 10.11.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/eEmLtjX1UT4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18308#respond Fri, 12 Oct 2018 04:00:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18308 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEWARK, NJ — Taking the ice to a hero’s welcome after their opening-game conquest across the Atlantic, the New Jersey Devils put on a dominant display in their first game in front of the Prudential […] The post Playing Like a Champion…Against the Champs (Speak of the Devils; 10.11.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18308 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18308 A Perfect Beginning (Reaching for the Stars; 10.04.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/TcfWrTZ9Unk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18306#respond Fri, 05 Oct 2018 06:59:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18306 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   DALLAS — On his NHL coaching debut, leading the team he last played for as a professional, Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery could not have led his team to a more perfect outcome. Win? Check. […] The post A Perfect Beginning (Reaching for the Stars; 10.04.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18306 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18306 Ice to Be With You Again: 2018-19 NHL Preview (Colorado Avalanche) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/C7dNbVwyO4c/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18302#respond Tue, 02 Oct 2018 17:00:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18302 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   And just like that, summer is over and the descent of the leaves from the trees – as well as the descent of temperatures in sporting arenas – signals the start of a new National […] The post Ice to Be With You Again: 2018-19 NHL Preview (Colorado Avalanche) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18302 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18302 Answering the Call (New York Red Bulls-Atlanta United Recap; 09.30.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/5lREOrd8YhI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18304#respond Tue, 02 Oct 2018 02:11:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18304    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   HARRISON, NJ — Already knowing that they were going to go into one the biggest regular-season games in Major League Soccer history without its best goal-scorer, the New York Red Bulls then were dealt some double jeopardy when realizing just […] The post Answering the Call (New York Red Bulls-Atlanta United Recap; 09.30.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18304 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18304 Ice to Be With You Again: 2018-19 NHL Preview (St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/tT5zA_rhmxU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18022#respond Mon, 01 Oct 2018 21:22:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18022 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   And just like that, summer is over and the descent of the leaves from the trees – as well as the descent of temperatures in sporting arenas – signals the start of a new National […] The post Ice to Be With You Again: 2018-19 NHL Preview (St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18022 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18022 ALOST Game of the Week: No. 13 Villanova at No. 18 Stony Brook http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yOR4a26GJkM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18028#respond Sun, 30 Sep 2018 09:15:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18028    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   STONY BROOK, NY — The optimism that the Stony Brook Seawolves football team emanated when it arrived in the locker room after the first 30 minutes of one of the school’s biggest-ever football games was almost in direct contrast to […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: No. 13 Villanova at No. 18 Stony Brook appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18028 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18028 Awake From Their Slumber (New York City FC-Chicago Fire Recap; 09.26.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0_5RW_BSIOs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18026#respond Thu, 27 Sep 2018 08:34:08 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18026    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — The first 45 minutes from New York City Football Club in its penultimate home match of the season contained enough of the listlessness and lack of invention that has resulted in the current rut the team found […] The post Awake From Their Slumber (New York City FC-Chicago Fire Recap; 09.26.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18026 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18026 Ice to Be With You Again: 2018-19 NHL Preview (New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/69H2Y3tCzZ4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18020#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:21:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18020 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   And just like that, summer is over and the descent of the leaves from the trees – as well as the descent of temperatures in sporting arenas – signals the start of a new National Hockey League season. For the […] The post Ice to Be With You Again: 2018-19 NHL Preview (New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=18020 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=18020 ALOST Game of the Week: Temple at Maryland (09.15.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/h9gcqHdl5gM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5607#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:47:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5607 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   COLLEGE PARK, MD — Temple and Maryland, opponents on the gridiron in Saturday afternoon’s game in the shadows of the nation’s capital, could not have been any more divergent with the momentum they carried into the contest and, given those […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: Temple at Maryland (09.15.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5607 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5607 The Perfect Storm (Snap Judgments: Seattle at Washington; WNBA Finals – Game 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FejOMQqB3vs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5630#respond Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:12:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5630 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   FAIRFAX, Va. — The main storyline surrounding the Seattle Storm before the 2018 WNBA season, and also a few seasons prior to the one, was whether the end of the previous season for point guard Sue Bird would lead to […] The post The Perfect Storm (Snap Judgments: Seattle at Washington; WNBA Finals – Game 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5630 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5630 In Peak Condition: Novak Djokovic Wins 2018 US Open Men’s Final http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/bKy3XQyh2hg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5753#respond Mon, 10 Sep 2018 08:50:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5753 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — For Novak Djokovic to ascend back onto to mountaintop of men’s tennis, it required an actual climb to a mountaintop in the south of France reset his focus and perspective. Once atop the literal mountain, […] The post In Peak Condition: Novak Djokovic Wins 2018 US Open Men’s Final appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5753 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5753 The Fight For Equality Continues (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/G1LX7e5qMWc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8436#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 23:36:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8436 Follow @burroughs_ash  – by Ashley Burroughs A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @burroughs_ash NEW YORK — Much more than the eponym for the grounds on which America’s Grand Slam is showcased, Billie Jean King, winner of 39 combined Grand Slam titles, was and continues to be a civil rights giant, instrumental in paving […] The post The Fight For Equality Continues (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8436 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8436 Perchance to Dream: Osaka Wins 2018 US Open Women’s Singles Title http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9VRx8xNKm28/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9593#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 04:52:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9593 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — The greatest women’s tennis player of all-time, Serena Williams, had already left such an indelible mark in the young mind of Naomi Osaka in elementary school that Osaka researched and completed a book report on […] The post Perchance to Dream: Osaka Wins 2018 US Open Women’s Singles Title appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9593 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9593 ALOST Game of the Week: No. 16 TCU at SMU http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cjnMI1xK99s/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12864#respond Sat, 08 Sep 2018 23:52:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12864 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   DALLAS — Instead of possibly leveling the playing field a little more, the extended weather delay only put off the inevitable for a couple of hours as No. 16 TCU continued its dominance against its […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: No. 16 TCU at SMU appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12864 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12864 Snap Judgments: Women’s Semifinals at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/d9YyKtyPxYc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7111#respond Fri, 07 Sep 2018 08:27:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7111 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — What once was a vision in the mind of Naomi Osaka while growing up a just a 20-minute drive away from the US Open will now become the most dramatic of realities on Saturday. For […] The post Snap Judgments: Women’s Semifinals at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7111 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7111 Land of the Rising Tennis Stars (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ey2Cv6Fm6vk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11170#respond Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:14:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11170 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — After a win advanced her to a first major semifinal, Japan’s Naomi Osaka made sure to point out that the reception to her success in the Far East would not compare to that of the person […] The post Land of the Rising Tennis Stars (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11170 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11170 Rock Around the Clock (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xUrZFHuMF9Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13935#respond Wed, 05 Sep 2018 20:54:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13935 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Almost everything involving Rafael Nadal’s marathon victory on Tuesday night (and ending on Wednesday morning) against a fellow top-10 player on the New York City late-night stage could be considered […] The post Rock Around the Clock (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13935 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13935 ¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Carla! (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CiE9hQaTzp4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10726#respond Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:10:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10726 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Who needs 30 lit candles on a cake? Carla Suárez Navarro was busy most of Monday night applying some delectable icing on top of on one of the biggest wins of her career on her special […] The post ¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Carla! (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10726 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10726 Snap Judgments: Labor Day at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/umq4UtO9NAw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10897#respond Tue, 04 Sep 2018 19:14:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10897 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — It was the 1980s hip-hop group Whodini who coined the line, “Freaks Come Out at Night,” in a popular rap song and, after a relatively quiet day at the US Open on Monday, proceedings got freaky during […] The post Snap Judgments: Labor Day at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10897 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10897 Around the Grounds: Labor Day at the 2018 US Open (Day 8) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/LOKPU5YaiLo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11750#respond Mon, 03 Sep 2018 06:21:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11750 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK – Once more, on another Labor Day, let us do all of the work for you! We have currently hit the business end of the 2018 US Open, as well as the business end of A Lot […] The post Around the Grounds: Labor Day at the 2018 US Open (Day 8) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11750 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11750 Many Happy Returns (WNBA Semifinals: Atlanta Dream vs. Washington Mystics – Game 4) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Y26iRXNqkqo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14053#respond Mon, 03 Sep 2018 05:24:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14053 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — What was noticeable about Elena Delle Donne’s return to the lineup in the Washington Mystics’ crucial game in the WNBA semifinals was the bulky brace on her left knee as well as the improved play of the team given […] The post Many Happy Returns (WNBA Semifinals: Atlanta Dream vs. Washington Mystics – Game 4) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14053 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14053 “If I Can Make It There…” (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/MRlgPwEqp_Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13366#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 20:49:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13366 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Kaia Kanepi made US Open history on Day 1 of the tournament by hitting the first-ever groundstroke at the newly-renovated Louis Armstrong Stadium, though having a 7-year-old in row two of the stadium catching her wildly errant forehand […] The post “If I Can Make It There…” (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13366 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13366 Snap Judgments: Day 6 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JLw31BfIQ9w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10936#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 05:33:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10936 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — While some former Grand Slam champions had an easy time of it in making their way toward the business end of the US Open tournament, a few others bit the dust in their quest to add to […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 6 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10936 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10936 ALOST Game of the Week: No. 23 Texas at Maryland http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/teEHeMuJaiM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15247#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 01:35:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15247 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   LANDOVER, MD — On the first offensive play of their 2018 college football season, the Maryland Terrapins football team lined up with only 10 men on the field, doing so as part of honoring former […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: No. 23 Texas at Maryland appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15247 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15247 Snap Judgments: Day 5 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/o7Z-5EGdvT0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9780#respond Sat, 01 Sep 2018 20:33:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9780 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — The main attraction on the grounds of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center going into Friday night was, undoubtedly, another matchup of the Williams sisters, two of the greats of all time in the sport. As […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 5 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9780 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9780 Better Late Than Never (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SG6uhg7Vy68/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14573#respond Fri, 31 Aug 2018 19:26:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14573 Follow @burroughs_ash  – by Ashley Burroughs A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @burroughs_ash NEW YORK — In advancing to his first-ever third round at a Grand Slam tournament on Wednesday, Taylor Fritz, the 21-year-old San Diegan who is the son of two former professional tennis players, lived out the dream in having his […] The post Better Late Than Never (Around the Grounds at the 2018 US Open) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14573 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14573 Snap Judgments: Day 4 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cf4bUOA_xww/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15644#respond Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:26:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15644 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Four former US Open champions took the court in each of the four scheduled matches on Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday, and all showed championship traits in advancing to the third round. Leading off was 2016 winner […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 4 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15644 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15644 Snap Judgments: Day 3 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/80EqCRcZP9A/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15728#respond Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:12:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15728 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — On more than one occasion before her match tonight against a multiple Grand Slam winner, Czech Republic tennis player Karolina Muchova, a qualifier ranked No. 202 in the world, walked past a guest services worker in the […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 3 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15728 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15728 Snap Judgments: Day 2 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_6IdvV--On0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8722#respond Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:41:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8722 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — The most recent Grand Slam champion in men’s singles was on the ropes, and then some, in his subsequent match at a major tournament. Like the champion he is, however, Novak Djokovic pulled out of trouble with […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 2 at the 2018 United States Open Tennis Championships appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8722 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8722 Around the Grounds: Day 2 at the 2018 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Z3B4l6GLYNk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8385#respond Tue, 28 Aug 2018 16:34:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8385 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK – Can glory on the grass translate to heroism on the hardcourt? Part of our coverage of Day 2 of A Lot of Sports Talk‘s live blogging extravaganza at the 2018 US Open will be to see […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 2 at the 2018 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8385 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8385 Around the Grounds: Day 1 at the 2018 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0GhZ1Owml2I/ Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:10:14 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10092 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @ALOST_Official ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK – Though the start of the US Open always is a magical occasion, the onset of the 2018 edition of the final Grand Slam event of the year can truly be […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 1 at the 2018 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10092 Snap Judgments: Los Angeles Sparks at Washington Mystics (WNBA Playoffs; 08.23.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/eg-jPihTbf0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16189#respond Fri, 24 Aug 2018 23:35:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16189 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON, DC — The Washington Mystics’ march toward, what they hope, their first appearance in the WNBA Finals started by the team making sure that one of the teams who has competed in the last two championship series will not […] The post Snap Judgments: Los Angeles Sparks at Washington Mystics (WNBA Playoffs; 08.23.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16189 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16189 Black (and Red) and Blue – New York City FC-New York Red Bulls Recap (08.22.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/r6O-gA36qnw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15647#respond Thu, 23 Aug 2018 19:25:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15647 Follow @tylerrrleee    – by Tyler L. Dudley A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter   NEW YORK –- The latest installment of the game for soccer bragging rights along the Hudson River had everything any fan would want in a hotly-contested rivalry: stars being stars; controversial calls to debate and chew on well after […] The post Black (and Red) and Blue – New York City FC-New York Red Bulls Recap (08.22.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15647 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15647 Destination? The Playoffs! (Snap Judgments: Las Vegas Aces at Dallas Wings) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-TEz0VX-DPo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16256#respond Sun, 19 Aug 2018 02:37:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16256 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ARLINGTON, Texas — Frustration, relief and joy were all contained inside of the tears welling up in the eyes of Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage at the end of Friday night’s game, as her return to the court – and […] The post Destination? The Playoffs! (Snap Judgments: Las Vegas Aces at Dallas Wings) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16256 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16256 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Diamondbacks at Rangers; 08.14.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7BhtzVbpISk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16094#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:21:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16094 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ARLINGTON, Texas — It did not take long for the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt to continue his torrid hitting stretch on Tuesday. Immediately afterward, starting pitcher Patrick Corbin took advantage of Goldschmidt’s early strike in making sure Arizona maintained first […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Diamondbacks at Rangers; 08.14.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16094 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16094 Fourth-Quarter Earnings (Seattle Storm-New York Liberty Recap; 08.06.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Vg8ZIDRCZe8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16076#respond Wed, 08 Aug 2018 02:22:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16076  – by Tyler L. Dudley A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @tylerrrleee NEW YORK – For three quarters on Monday morning, the Seattle Storm could not help but hit the snooze button on their way to one of their more lackluster starts to a game all season. When it counted the most, however, […] The post Fourth-Quarter Earnings (Seattle Storm-New York Liberty Recap; 08.06.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16076 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16076 Modesty is the Best Policy (New York Red Bulls-Los Angeles FC Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/jAMfe25F6SU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16066#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 22:55:04 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16066  – by Tyler L. Dudley A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @tylerrrleee HARRISON, NJ –-With 100 goals in Major League Soccer under his belt, New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips was presented a tailor-made opportunity to start another century of goals during the second half on Sunday, all alone on goal with […] The post Modesty is the Best Policy (New York Red Bulls-Los Angeles FC Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16066 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16066 That Winning Feeling…Again! (Indiana Fever-New York Liberty Recap; 08.04.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JJCx32jKtK0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16078#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 12:37:59 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16078  – by Ashley Burroughs A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @burroughs_ash WHITE PLAINS, NY — After 412 days, the Indiana Fever finally achieved something it can look back fondly on in an otherwise disastrous season – a winning streak. Candice Dupree led all scorers with 25 points while she and her teammates put […] The post That Winning Feeling…Again! (Indiana Fever-New York Liberty Recap; 08.04.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16078 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16078 A Point Proven (Vancouver Whitecaps-New York City FC Recap; 08.04.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/XQwuOhzM_Oc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16060#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 04:45:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16060 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — In terms of distance, no road trip would separate the Vancouver Whitecaps from their home base in the 2018 season further than their venture into the Bronx on Saturday. When comparing Vancouver’s less-than-stellar away form and New […] The post A Point Proven (Vancouver Whitecaps-New York City FC Recap; 08.04.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16060 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16060 From the Marathon Comes the Sprint (WNBA Review: 08.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/6h5IJ60nBT0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16051#respond Sat, 04 Aug 2018 00:59:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16051  – by Ashley Burroughs A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @burroughs_ash Usually, the All-Star Break marks the proverbial midpoint of a sports season, and with it, comes the perfect time to take stock of some of the biggest surprises – both good and not-so-good – as that season gets ready to start its […] The post From the Marathon Comes the Sprint (WNBA Review: 08.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16051 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16051 So Long, Urban (CFB Notebook: 08.02.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/U553j5igQRo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16046#respond Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:00:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16046 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer knew – or, at least, should have known – that his wide receivers coach, Zach Smith, was a domestic abuser. Urban Meyer knew this in 2009, and knew – or, at least, should have […] The post So Long, Urban (CFB Notebook: 08.02.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16046 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16046 Snap Judgments: 2018 Tournament of Nations (07.29.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BJVSpT1Xdlc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15897#respond Mon, 30 Jul 2018 06:01:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15897 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — As the clock crept closer and closer to second-half stoppage time on Sunday evening, the United States Women’s National Team was staring two unpalatable realities in the face: the end to […] The post Snap Judgments: 2018 Tournament of Nations (07.29.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15897 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15897 A Good First Impression (New York Red Bulls-Columbus Crew SC Recap; 07.28.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/beqPtokpS-Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15811#respond Sun, 29 Jul 2018 02:48:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15811 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Ashley Burroughs A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @burroughs_ash HARRISON, NJ — Two weeks ago, Columbus Crew forward Patrick Mullins was deemed spare parts – traded away from D.C. United after seeing his playing time in the nation’s capital shrivel up. Tonight, in his first […] The post A Good First Impression (New York Red Bulls-Columbus Crew SC Recap; 07.28.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15811 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15811 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXVI: As Easy As A-C-C http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/llcN_-fjjqM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15795#respond Fri, 27 Jul 2018 02:52:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15795 Follow @Koiki_Sport Will a championship won on the diamond soon lead to more glory on the gridiron for the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2018? Our latest edition of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast concentrates on recent happenings with a couple of teams in the ACC, starting with the Florida State University softball team […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXVI: As Easy As A-C-C appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15795 0 0:30:47 Guests: Lonni Alameda (FSU softball head coach) & Nikki Hood (staff writer, TigerNet): Florida State softball head coach Lonni Alameda joined "The ALOST Podcast" soon after leading the Seminoles to their first-ever Women's College W[...] Guests: Lonni Alameda (FSU softball head coach) & Nikki Hood (staff writer, TigerNet): Florida State softball head coach Lonni Alameda joined "The ALOST Podcast" soon after leading the Seminoles to their first-ever Women's College World Series championship in June and explained why her team came up clutch time and time again in elimination games on their win to the title in Oklahoma City. Nikki Hood of TigerNet stopped by our table at radio row during ACC Kickoff to talk about all things Clemson football going into the 2018 season, including how Dabo Swinney turned the perception of the program around in his tenure as head coach. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15795 Something Better Not Be Fishy – MLB Notebook (07.26.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/IK8TKTCjn1k/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15988#respond Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:28:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15988 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   In this space, exactly two weeks ago, we were all ready to write about the most important series for the Washington Nationals all season – a road trip against a moribund NL East team that the Nats should run roughshod, […] The post Something Better Not Be Fishy – MLB Notebook (07.26.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15988 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15988 Now That’s More Like It (Mystics-Liberty Recap; 07.21.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8UO3gJOwjxY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15782#respond Mon, 23 Jul 2018 13:40:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15782  – by Ashley Burroughs A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @burroughs_ash WHITE PLAINS, NY — The New York Liberty were already in massive amounts of trouble the second after Washington Mystics star Elena Delle Donne was done wrapping up an uncharacteristically poor performance in her last game on Thursday. The five-time All-Star has […] The post Now That’s More Like It (Mystics-Liberty Recap; 07.21.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15782 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15782 Sunshine in the Rain (New York Red Bulls-New England Revolution Recap; 07.21.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4RXfYugMKgg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15760#respond Mon, 23 Jul 2018 02:00:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15760  – by Tyler L. Dudley A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @tylerrrleee HARRISON, NJ – Whether it’s adjusting to a recent coaching change or playing a full 90 minutes in a steady downpour, there seems to be almost nothing that can slow down the New York Red Bulls as they continue their ascent […] The post Sunshine in the Rain (New York Red Bulls-New England Revolution Recap; 07.21.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15760 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15760 Give(away) and Take – New York City FC-Columbus Crew SC Recap (07.14.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/lcNVM2o7JQE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15732#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:54:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15732  – by Tyler L. Dudley A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter Follow @tylerrrleee NEW YORK – New York City Football Club continues to take advantage of the gifts its opponents seem to literally hand it late in matches at Yankee Stadium. Forward Jesús Medina scored the game-winner in 80th minute, set up by a […] The post Give(away) and Take – New York City FC-Columbus Crew SC Recap (07.14.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15732 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15732 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Cardinals at D-backs; 07.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_BeEYwTZbMU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15791#respond Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:12:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15791 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHOENIX — More than at any point in the 2018 season, the Arizona Diamondbacks were thankful that Zack Greinke’s turn in the rotation came up. And, once again, the D-backs ace stepped up to put […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Cardinals at D-backs; 07.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15791 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15791 A Chip Off the Old Block (Giants-Diamondbacks Recap; 06.30.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/t4Q0r2R1j44/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16004#respond Sun, 01 Jul 2018 07:08:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16004 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHOENIX — Seen as someone who would fit more as a spot starter and a long relief man, San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez continues to prove that he is the team’s ace for 2018 – even with the massive […] The post A Chip Off the Old Block (Giants-Diamondbacks Recap; 06.30.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16004 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16004 The Magnificent Seven (Mercury-Liberty Recap; 06.26.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ykSlXzb57KU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15579#respond Wed, 27 Jun 2018 17:46:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15579 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WHITE PLAINS, NY — Earlier this month, and on the biggest stage the game of basketball has to offer, Phoenix Mercury guard and future Hall of Famer Diana Taurasi had a shooting performance she soon would have wanted to forget, […] The post The Magnificent Seven (Mercury-Liberty Recap; 06.26.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15579 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15579 The Perfect Start (Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Toronto FC) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Q9rcrG8oHaA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15508#respond Mon, 25 Jun 2018 14:50:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15508 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — In making his managerial debut with New York City Football Club, Domènec Torrent, somehow, could not have made being a head coach in the pressure cooker that is the Big Apple look any easier; Less than 48 […] The post The Perfect Start (Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Toronto FC) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15508 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15508 A Texas-Sized Beatdown (Snap Judgments: New York Red Bulls vs. FC Dallas) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_w-SnuBg2qE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15500#respond Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:07:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15500 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, NJ — Of all of the wins the New York Red Bulls have amassed on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River under fourth-year head coach Jesse Marsch, the winningest manager in club history, Saturday evening’s win against […] The post A Texas-Sized Beatdown (Snap Judgments: New York Red Bulls vs. FC Dallas) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15500 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15500 Share and Share Alike (Snap Judgments: Atlanta Dream at New York Liberty) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/gof2ZvSepjc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15417#respond Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:39:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15417 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WHITE PLAINS, NY — The shooting percentage could have been better for the New York Liberty, and a one-time 16-point lead could have grown bigger instead of dissipate in the throes of a second-half rally from their visitors. But it […] The post Share and Share Alike (Snap Judgments: Atlanta Dream at New York Liberty) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15417 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15417 Catching a Cold – MLB Notebook (07.01.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/P_iJRvGsUm0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16000#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 04:54:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16000 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   It is not as if the Washington Nationals have not known that they have needed more offensively from the catcher position for some time now. But what’s going on at the plate with the men behind the plate may soon […] The post Catching a Cold – MLB Notebook (07.01.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=16000 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=16000 The “Tri” of Life (2018 FIFA World Cup Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nE8FXJ0l3TQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15336#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:47:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15336 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Sacarlo! Sacarlo!! SACARLO!!! Of the two dozen patrons who escaped the stifling 90-degree heat outside and into the Fulton Ale House in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, no voice resonated inside of those walls more so than […] The post The “Tri” of Life (2018 FIFA World Cup Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15336 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15336 Tied in Knots (Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Atlanta United) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CpDSMvWc4kw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15264#respond Mon, 11 Jun 2018 05:55:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15264 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — In a game where a result eventually was gained, members of New York City FC probably would only think about the many chances to win the contest that were lost. Both of the goals scored between NYCFC […] The post Tied in Knots (Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Atlanta United) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15264 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15264 Gio-Thermal Energy (MLB Notebook: 06.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/43pcV6jmbKE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15996#respond Sun, 03 Jun 2018 15:18:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15996 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   He toils in the shadows of more highly-regarded starters who take the mound, but Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez is having almost as good of a season as any pitcher in the Major Leagues outside of those residing in […] The post Gio-Thermal Energy (MLB Notebook: 06.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15996 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15996 Beauty Rest (Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Orlando City SC) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/PVzijhYrt9w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15166#respond Sun, 03 Jun 2018 03:38:25 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15166 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — No David Villa (at least to start the game), no problem for New York City FC as it prepares for one of its more important stretches of the 2018 season. Deputy striker […] The post Beauty Rest (Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Orlando City SC) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15166 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15166 Boola Boola! (Snap Judgments: 2018 NCAA D1 Men’s Lacrosse Final) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BasuyV-h_UU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14914#respond Mon, 28 May 2018 23:08:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14914 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   FOXBORO, Mass. — The last time the Yale men’s lacrosse team could call itself a national champion, it was also the same year that the Brooklyn Bridge first opened to traffic, some 135 years ago. […] The post Boola Boola! (Snap Judgments: 2018 NCAA D1 Men’s Lacrosse Final) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14914 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14914 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Royals at Rangers; 05.27.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/emyMDSVToJ0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14996#respond Mon, 28 May 2018 06:25:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14996 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ARLINGTON, Tex. — Even on one of his “off” days from working behind the plate, Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Pérez always seems to have an impact on the team’s lineup, normally serving as the […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Royals at Rangers; 05.27.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14996 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14996 How the East Was Won (Again) – Cavaliers-Celtics, Eastern Conference Finals; Game 7 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/WAYllzr-rf0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14910#respond Mon, 28 May 2018 04:55:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14910  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — Every second that LeBron James played in tonight’s do-or-die Game 7 felt like a minute, and every minute that ticked off the clock feeling more like another chapter written than a page in the storied career of […] The post How the East Was Won (Again) – Cavaliers-Celtics, Eastern Conference Finals; Game 7 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14910 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14910 Snap Judgments: Indiana Fever at Connecticut Sun (05.26.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/59m-frn-Bbg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15159#respond Sun, 27 May 2018 10:48:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15159 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The sputtering beginning to last season, which was the low point in what was otherwise a successful season for the Connecticut Sun in 2017, not only is a distant memory, but something the Sun have made sure […] The post Snap Judgments: Indiana Fever at Connecticut Sun (05.26.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15159 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15159 Snap Judgments: Los Angeles Sparks at Connecticut Sun (05.24.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/y86jOoE6Elc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14844#respond Fri, 25 May 2018 09:32:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14844 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   UNCASVILLE, Conn. — For the first time as a professional basketball player in the United States, Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike can finally say that she got the best of her big sister following a game in which they both […] The post Snap Judgments: Los Angeles Sparks at Connecticut Sun (05.24.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14844 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14844 Child’s Play (Cavaliers-Celtics, Eastern Conference Finals – Game 5) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/urjlkDmZTGA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14835#respond Thu, 24 May 2018 07:23:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14835 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — When it came time for the Boston Celtics, a team possibly rattled after two consecutive humiliating away losses squarely put the pressure that comes with participating in the Eastern Conference Finals back on its shoulders, they turned to, […] The post Child’s Play (Cavaliers-Celtics, Eastern Conference Finals – Game 5) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14835 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14835 Support System (Celtics-Cavaliers, Eastern Conference Finals – Game 4) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/g5bi3jCKWHg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14826#respond Wed, 23 May 2018 00:47:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14826 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   CLEVELAND — No matter how many times media members poked and prodded, trying to expose any sort of cracks in demeanor, LeBron James continued to maintain that, despite a 0-2 after the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals, […] The post Support System (Celtics-Cavaliers, Eastern Conference Finals – Game 4) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14826 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14826 That’s Smarts (Cavaliers-Celtics, Eastern Conference Finals – Game 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QsyMh1JXPXo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14813#respond Wed, 16 May 2018 07:44:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14813  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — In what continues to be transcendent of the proverbial and popular sports aphorism, the four teammates who share the court with Marcus Smart at any given time during a game reflect that of a brotherhood for the […] The post That’s Smarts (Cavaliers-Celtics, Eastern Conference Finals – Game 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14813 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14813 How You Like Me Now? (Cavaliers-Celtics, Eastern Conference Finals – Game 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/PTIz4x8mqx4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14802#respond Mon, 14 May 2018 11:50:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14802 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — It ended up representing one fifth of one percent of the game action that took place on the TD Garden floor Sunday afternoon, but Jaylen Brown’s layup six seconds into the contest proved to be much more than […] The post How You Like Me Now? (Cavaliers-Celtics, Eastern Conference Finals – Game 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14802 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14802 After the April Showers… (MLB Notebook: 05.08.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Zz8HieECShQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15992#respond Wed, 09 May 2018 19:01:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15992 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   First-year Nationals manager Dave Martinez, less than a full month into his first regular season as a Major League manager, already has had to go into the chemistry lab to try and make some things work better for his team. […] The post After the April Showers… (MLB Notebook: 05.08.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=15992 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=15992 T.J. Saves the Day (Celtics-76ers, Eastern Conference Semis – Game 4) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/s4GlRKhqFlg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14796#respond Tue, 08 May 2018 03:45:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14796 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — For most of the 48 hours between Game 3 and Game 4, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown maintained that the key to his team somehow pulling off one of the few impossibilities remaining in NBA annals, a […] The post T.J. Saves the Day (Celtics-76ers, Eastern Conference Semis – Game 4) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14796 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14796 You’re in Time-out! (Celtics-76ers, Eastern Conference Semis – Game 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9URPNF_Wk-w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14789#respond Sun, 06 May 2018 23:46:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14789 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — As the Toronto Raptors witnessed later on in this extraordinary evening of playoff basketball, there are few situations in these 2018 NBA Playoffs that leave NBA teams with a helpless feeling more than LeBron James, ball in hand, […] The post You’re in Time-out! (Celtics-76ers, Eastern Conference Semis – Game 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14789 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14789 “Don’t Call It a Comeback…” (76ers-Celtics Recap, Eastern Conference Semis – Game 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hslL6ANSfwg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14781#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 05:45:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14781 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — Celtics forward Al Horford knew that his team, slow-footed and clearly second-best for the first 18 minutes of their latest playoff game on Thursday night, was down by a substantial margin, though he admitted later he did not […] The post “Don’t Call It a Comeback…” (76ers-Celtics Recap, Eastern Conference Semis – Game 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14781 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14781 Less is Considerably More (Sixers-Celtics Recap; 2018 NBA Playoffs – Game 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YGVFH7PFeUQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14777#respond Tue, 01 May 2018 13:17:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14777 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — It seems as if the more firepower you take away from the Boston Celtics lineup, the more dangerous they become. The full-strength Philadelphia 76ers found that out first hand to start the latest chapter of one of the […] The post Less is Considerably More (Sixers-Celtics Recap; 2018 NBA Playoffs – Game 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14777 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14777 The Fab Four (hundred) – Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. FC Dallas http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/RShQDkl8MCM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14697#respond Mon, 30 Apr 2018 22:56:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14697 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — A footballing legend the size and magnitude of New York City continues to grow for NYCFC striker David Villa as he chased down yet another milestone. New York City FC ended a two-game winless run with a […] The post The Fab Four (hundred) – Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. FC Dallas appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14697 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14697 Right Said Fred (Raptors-Wizards Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round – Game 6) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/PLnt5SL495o/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14689#respond Sat, 28 Apr 2018 08:46:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14689 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — Here is what the stat line of Raptors reserve point guard Fred VanVleet, out of the lineup since playing just three minutes in Game 2 due to a shoulder injury, read in the Raptors’ first round series-clinching victory […] The post Right Said Fred (Raptors-Wizards Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round – Game 6) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14689 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14689 Squad Goals (Heat-Sixers Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round – Game 5) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0_r6nBMr0z0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14682#respond Thu, 26 Apr 2018 03:09:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14682 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Once he walked into the Sixers locker room after the most meaningful victory of his tenure so far in Philadelphia, head coach Brett Brown received a celebratory welcome befitting of the other Philly-based champions that already have been […] The post Squad Goals (Heat-Sixers Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round – Game 5) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14682 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14682 Five Minutes of Funk (Raptors-Wizards Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round – Game 4) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1awL6ZAVJkE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14672#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:47:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14672 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — No matter how the final 4:58 of regulation time transpired in last night’s pivotal Game 4 for the Washington Wizards, that stretch of play more than likely would become how their 2017-18 season, one checkered with lofty expectations […] The post Five Minutes of Funk (Raptors-Wizards Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round – Game 4) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14672 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14672 Falling Into a Trap (Snap Judgments: New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QA-tbovoGqw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14598#respond Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:19:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14598 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, NJ — New York Red Bulls manager Jesse Marsch was under no allusions about what today’s matchup against the struggling Chicago Fire represented, and he tried everything he possible could, before the game as well as during it, to […] The post Falling Into a Trap (Snap Judgments: New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14598 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14598 Home Remedies (Raptors-Wizards Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round – Game 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/6gm23byTXk0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14588#respond Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:09:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14588 <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — The rejuvenating powers that Capital One Arena clearly holds during the postseason once again worked its magic on the Washington Wizards, with the two elements needing the […] The post Home Remedies (Raptors-Wizards Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round – Game 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14588 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14588 The Sound and the Fury (Devils in These Details; Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st Round – Game 4) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/gnyuIadovHk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14577#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:03:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14577 &amp;amp;amp;lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;/span&amp;amp;amp;gt; Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov was mad after his team lost Game 3 in undisciplined fashion on Monday. On Wednesday, he and the Lightning got even, moving […] The post The Sound and the Fury (Devils in These Details; Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st Round – Game 4) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14577 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14577 Off The Schneid (Devils in These Details; Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st Round – Game 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_ykipMy86SE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14550#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:21:42 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14550 &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/span&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; Cory Schneider postgame (Lightning at Devils, 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs; Game 3) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Just by looking down at one end of the […] The post Off The Schneid (Devils in These Details; Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st Round – Game 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14550 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14550 Bench Press (Heat-76ers Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round; Game 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-Pkr3CBLT_o/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14540#respond Sun, 15 Apr 2018 06:56:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14540 &lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&gt;&lt;/span&gt; Dario Saric postgame (Heat at 76ers, NBA Playoffs Game 1) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — If there is any city that can truly appreciate the value of […] The post Bench Press (Heat-76ers Recap, NBA Playoffs 1st Round; Game 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14540 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14540 All They Do Is Win (Bucks-76ers Recap; 04.11.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YBWjDxTIjUo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14476#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 08:41:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14476 Justin Anderson postgame (Bucks at 76ers; 04.11.18) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers could not have had more fun if they tried on Wednesday night, punctuating a record winning streak with a dominant performance as well […] The post All They Do Is Win (Bucks-76ers Recap; 04.11.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14476 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14476 That’s A Little More Like It (Celtics-Wizards Recap; 04.10.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CFcZCkpBo10/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14467#respond Wed, 11 Apr 2018 03:54:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14467 <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Bradley Beal postgame (Celtics at Wizards; 04.10.18) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — Going into Tuesday’s contest against a team it might very well face off against […] The post That’s A Little More Like It (Celtics-Wizards Recap; 04.10.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14467 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14467 Snap Judgments: Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes (04.07.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/E3jsHmXK_XY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14482#respond Sun, 08 Apr 2018 07:53:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14482 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   CHESTER, Penn. — After squandering a number of gilt-edged opportunities earlier in the game, the Philadelphia Union were able to come away with a 1-1 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday evening after […] The post Snap Judgments: Philadelphia Union vs. San Jose Earthquakes (04.07.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14482 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14482 A Long Time Coming (Rangers at Flyers Recap; 04.07.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7K0zEzIPocY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14422#respond Sun, 08 Apr 2018 03:46:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14422 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — As long as it took for the Philadelphia Flyers to nail down a playoff spot in the 2017-18 season, that wait pales in comparison the almost never-ending quest for a first career hat […] The post A Long Time Coming (Rangers at Flyers Recap; 04.07.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14422 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14422 Snap Judgments: Cleveland Cavaliers at Philadelphia 76ers (04.06.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ya-wQlM_irs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14325#respond Sat, 07 Apr 2018 07:19:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14325 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Though the sample size is just under one season’s worth of professional basketball, there is more than enough on tape to no longer be surprised at anything Philadelphia 76ers guard and Rookie of […] The post Snap Judgments: Cleveland Cavaliers at Philadelphia 76ers (04.06.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14325 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14325 D.C. Drama (Hawks-Wizards Recap; 04.06.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-sZl6FJYtkA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14463#respond Sat, 07 Apr 2018 04:31:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14463 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — Any of the good feelings that might have been mustered around the Washington Wizards after coming so close to garnering one of their impressive victories of the season was thrown out of the window in less than 24 […] The post D.C. Drama (Hawks-Wizards Recap; 04.06.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14463 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14463 Once More, with Feeling (Devils in These Details; 04.05.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/mmwVQv8lQUg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14251#respond Fri, 06 Apr 2018 04:39:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14251 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Going into last night, it had been 2,125 days since the last time the New Jersey Devils could, factually, call themselves a playoff team. If that near six-year wait for postseason hockey […] The post Once More, with Feeling (Devils in These Details; 04.05.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14251 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14251 The Eleventh Hour (Nets-76ers Recap; 04.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/VxmkOvV4avY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14247#respond Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:10:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14247 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — For almost five months, the best case scenario the Philadelphia 76ers front office had imagined in the backcourt, playing Rookie of the Year favorite Ben Simmons and 2017 No. 1 overall draft pick Markelle Fultz had been taken […] The post The Eleventh Hour (Nets-76ers Recap; 04.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14247 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14247 Walking the Talk (Devils in These Details; 04.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4BfJPwQrRF4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14239#respond Wed, 04 Apr 2018 08:35:14 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14239  Taylor Hall postgame (Rangers at Devils; 04.03.18) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Devils forward Taylor Hall knows what is coming his way every time he dazzles on the ice in front of the home fans […] The post Walking the Talk (Devils in These Details; 04.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14239 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14239 Holy $%*#@!; Notre Dame Wins National Championship (Women’s Final Four) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FiVJe9ukJO0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14229#respond Tue, 03 Apr 2018 00:50:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14229 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   COLUMBUS, Ohio — Admittedly still at a loss for words as she initially addressed the media after completing her hardest season of coaching by claiming the game’s ultimate prize, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw mustered up what many Fighting Irish […] The post Holy $%*#@!; Notre Dame Wins National Championship (Women’s Final Four) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14229 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14229 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Rockies at D-backs; 03.31.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/EfRR5Jf6MRI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14223#respond Sun, 01 Apr 2018 18:30:42 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14223 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHOENIX — The future of the two teams that featured in Saturday night’s contest at Chase Field appears to be incandescently bright, with both the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks coming off a playoff appearance […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Rockies at D-backs; 03.31.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14223 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14223 Good Things Come in (Lots of) Threes; Final Four Recap (National Semifinals) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OE80J_j02Ac/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14192#respond Sun, 01 Apr 2018 08:21:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14192 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   SAN ANTONIO — The Villanova men’s basketball team is not out to just break records; They have dome its fair share of that over the past few seasons of dominance and championship runs. Its mission now is to set the bar […] The post Good Things Come in (Lots of) Threes; Final Four Recap (National Semifinals) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14192 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14192 Having Points to Prove (Devils in These Details; 03.31.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Vt557qJNkf4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14183#respond Sun, 01 Apr 2018 03:28:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14183 &amp;lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&amp;gt;&amp;lt;/span&amp;gt; Michael Grabner postgame (Islanders at Devils; 03.31.18) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — During the time Devils forward Blake Coleman was taking a pregame nap this […] The post Having Points to Prove (Devils in These Details; 03.31.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14183 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14183 Batter Up! (Devils in These Details; 03.29.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/pWeEYFss2WQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14176#respond Fri, 30 Mar 2018 03:33:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14176 Brian Dumoulin postgame (Penguins at Devils; 03.29.18) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — We doubt that the latest jaw-dropping play crafted by the hands of Sidney Crosby was done with Opening Day of the Major League Baseball […] The post Batter Up! (Devils in These Details; 03.29.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14176 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14176 Good News, Bad News (Knicks-76ers Recap; 03.28.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JsNyNXNeZaQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14169#respond Thu, 29 Mar 2018 09:18:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14169 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Everything that is epitomizing what is going so right with the Philadelphia 76ers at the moment collided with the worst-case scenario for the team on Wednesday night. Specifically, they butted heads at the top of the three-point arc in […] The post Good News, Bad News (Knicks-76ers Recap; 03.28.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14169 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14169 A Win is a Win is a Win (Devils in These Details; 03.27.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xNXhtAoKGFA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14159#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:38:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14159 Taylor Hall postgame (Hurricanes at Devils; 03.27.18) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid had a vision come to his mind about how tonight’s topsy-turvy game would end, and, not too long after seeing […] The post A Win is a Win is a Win (Devils in These Details; 03.27.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14159 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14159 Snap Judgments at the 2018 NCAA Tournament: Albany Regional http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/owVE57Yb2Fw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14153#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 02:49:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14153 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ALBANY, NY — On Monday night, the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team turned one of the hardest days each season for head coach Geno Auriemma into life on easy street for 40 minutes. All […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2018 NCAA Tournament: Albany Regional appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14153 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14153 Super Nova (East Regional Semifinals Recap; 2018 NCAA Tournament) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yyoV7T4t3XE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14040#respond Sat, 24 Mar 2018 09:11:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14040 &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/span&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/span&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — Even before tip, Villanova head coach Jay Wright, after seeing the game tape of West Virginia, a.k.a. […] The post Super Nova (East Regional Semifinals Recap; 2018 NCAA Tournament) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14040 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14040 Thrice As Nice (Orlando City FC-New York City FC Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/V8yjnZfenbE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13982#respond Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:33:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13982 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Even without David Villa, the express train that is New York City Football Club continues to motor down the tracks smoothly as it continued its perfect start to the new season. The […] The post Thrice As Nice (Orlando City FC-New York City FC Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13982 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13982 Snap Judgments’ West Region Preview (2018 NCAA Tournament) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xhwpo1RclbA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13923#respond Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:01:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13923 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   The most wonderful time of the year is here! Once more, we are talking about “March Madness” and the NCAA Tournament, and the 2018 NCAA Tournament may prove to be the most exciting yet; There is no one (or two) […] The post Snap Judgments’ West Region Preview (2018 NCAA Tournament) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13923 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13923 Snap Judgments’ Midwest Region Preview (2018 NCAA Tournament) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/NmvhAwetSlE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13829#respond Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:34:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13829 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   The most wonderful time of the year is here! Once more, we are talking about “March Madness” and the NCAA Tournament, and the 2018 NCAA Tournament may prove to be the most exciting yet; There is no one (or two) […] The post Snap Judgments’ Midwest Region Preview (2018 NCAA Tournament) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13829 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13829 Snap Judgments at the 2018 ACC Tournament: Championship Game http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0xRW_rGTUbY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14036#respond Sun, 11 Mar 2018 14:34:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14036 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BROOKLYN, N.Y. — If defense wins championships, then the 2017 Virginia Cavaliers may very well be the poster boys of that mantra in college basketball, as they hope to add more championship hardware to what […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2018 ACC Tournament: Championship Game appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=14036 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=14036 Snap Judgments at the 2018 ACC Tournament: Semifinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/6Qn2dWit9SA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13647#respond Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:48:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13647 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BROOKLYN, N.Y. — When Duke and North Carolina square off on the basketball court, many basketball fans expect the stakes in the game to be high, the quality of play to be just as high […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2018 ACC Tournament: Semifinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13647 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13647 Keeping Their Cool-ey (2018 Big East Tournament Semifinals Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OzxRxGe5Pn4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13641#respond Sat, 10 Mar 2018 04:59:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13641 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Sometimes, the best advice is also the most obvious. Ed Cooley’s message to his Providence College men’s basketball team at halftime of the 2018 Big East Tournament semifinals – a game in which his team was down […] The post Keeping Their Cool-ey (2018 Big East Tournament Semifinals Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13641 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13641 Snap Judgments at the 2018 Big East Tournament: Quarterfinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Cv00kqOTV0Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13551#respond Thu, 08 Mar 2018 17:27:25 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13551 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Currently, half of the four projected No. 1 seeds in the 2018 NCAA Tournament come from the same league, and those teams, Xavier and Villanova, take center stage in the Big Apple […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2018 Big East Tournament: Quarterfinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13551 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13551 Calm With the Storm (2018 Big East Tournament – Day 1 Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/MFoulRFdz7o/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13455#respond Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:57:14 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13455 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — At the press conference after St. John’s’ victory on Wednesday night, guard Shamorie Ponds brought out a white hat with the letters “TMC” emblazoned on the front, apparently an homage to the dynamic basketball trio that his […] The post Calm With the Storm (2018 Big East Tournament – Day 1 Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13455 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13455 Snap Judgments at the 2018 ACC Tournament: Second Round http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/A9_-yk0Wfp8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13427#respond Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:17:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13427 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Almost all of the eyes of the NCAA Selection Committee will be set on the action at the Barclays Center throughout this crucial Wednesday. Four teams that are squarely on the tournament […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2018 ACC Tournament: Second Round appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13427 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13427 Survive and Advance (2018 ACC Tournament; First Round) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yA_AOyi09IM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13378#respond Wed, 07 Mar 2018 07:38:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13378 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Similar to the horde of orange-clad fans in possession of first-come, first-served general admission tickets to its first-round game of the ACC Tournament, the Syracuse basketball team raced out of the gate […] The post Survive and Advance (2018 ACC Tournament; First Round) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13378 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13378 The Kings of New York (2018 Big Ten Tournament Championship Game) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ISdYVuRTRLw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13338#respond Mon, 05 Mar 2018 02:22:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13338 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — It took until the penultimate month of the college basketball season for Michigan head coach John Beilein to figure out what he really had with his collection of Wolverines players, especially after […] The post The Kings of New York (2018 Big Ten Tournament Championship Game) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13338 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13338 Black & Blue (Snap Judgments at the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ggh6G9xJ014/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13293#respond Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:06:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13293 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — To play off the legendary Miles Davis album, it was “Blue Over Green” that ended up being the jazz melody playing at Madison Square Garden on Saturday afternoon. That’s because the Michigan […] The post Black & Blue (Snap Judgments at the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13293 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13293 Snap Judgments at the 2018 Big Ten Tournament: Quarterfinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/mWOwKpbakgI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13120#respond Fri, 02 Mar 2018 20:07:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13120 &lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&gt;&lt;/span&gt; Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   UPDATE: 2:28 AM NEW YORK — If you have heard it once, you have heard it dozens of times if you are a sports […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2018 Big Ten Tournament: Quarterfinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=13120 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=13120 Snap Judgments at the 2018 Big Ten Tournament: Second Round http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/lI7BYbJ5qlM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12993#respond Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:40:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12993 &amp;lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&amp;gt;&amp;lt;/span&amp;gt; Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — For every dunk, three-pointer and offensive rebound that edged the Rutgers Scarlet Knights ever closer to an unlikely quarterfinal berth in […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2018 Big Ten Tournament: Second Round appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12993 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12993 Snap Judgments at the 2018 Big Ten Tournament: First Round http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0utu-LpjxLU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12923#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 05:43:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12923 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — In an attempt to rebound after finishing at the bottom of the Big Ten Conference for a second consecutive regular season, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, in their first round game of the […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2018 Big Ten Tournament: First Round appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12923 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12923 Riding the “Wave” (76ers-Wizards Recap; 02.25.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/m5WhGhH6F7Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12912#respond Mon, 26 Feb 2018 23:52:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12912 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — It may not be running into a phone booth, but the Wizards’ performance in ending the Philadelphia 76ers’ seven-game winning streak was spurred on by Kelly Oubre Jr. being able to have his alter ego coming out on […] The post Riding the “Wave” (76ers-Wizards Recap; 02.25.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12912 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12912 Snap Judgments at Spring Training: Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Vg8e5Kvdrgo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12893#respond Mon, 26 Feb 2018 22:20:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12893 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   SURPRISE, Ariz. — Get out the pine tar and unwrap a couple of sticks of bubble gum: baseball season is back. We left off last season with the Houston Astros winning their first-ever World Series title after defeating the Los […] The post Snap Judgments at Spring Training: Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12893 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12893 Always Jersey Boys (Devils in These Details; 02.24.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CSQmwpih8Iw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12917#respond Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:20:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12917 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — During his jersey retirement ceremony speech, Devils great Patrik Elias, who was having his No. 26 jersey raised to the Prudential Center rafters, marveled at the fact that he had become one with the state of New […] The post Always Jersey Boys (Devils in These Details; 02.24.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12917 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12917 Running Wild in New York…and New Jersey (Devils in These Details, 02.22.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AaiA6PCMhgY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12880#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:48:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12880  Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Skating alongside the Minnesota Wild bench on a play that developed into a 2-on-1 opportunity, fourth-line winger Chris Stewart heard the screaming voices of his teammates, yelling from behind the boards to bring out his secret weapon. […] The post Running Wild in New York…and New Jersey (Devils in These Details, 02.22.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12880 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12880 Beautifully Ugly (Devils in These Details, 02.20.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oxqSUxTvx8M/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12875#respond Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:41:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12875 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — The final 40 minutes of tonight’s game saw the Columbus Blue Jackets produce all of six shots. However, the most important number ended up being two: the number of points Columbus earned after a hard-fought victory, and that’s […] The post Beautifully Ugly (Devils in These Details, 02.20.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12875 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12875 Taylor Made (Devils-Hurricanes Recap; 02.18.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BHlIMO0Njbw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12776#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 03:02:04 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12776  Follow @LaurenFoti  – by Lauren Foti A Lot of Sports Talk senior reporter   RALEIGH, NC — The Carolina Hurricanes earned a point after a near-dominant performance on Sunday, but with less than 25 games remaining in their quest to solidify a playoff spot, most associated with the team can only view their defeat […] The post Taylor Made (Devils-Hurricanes Recap; 02.18.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12776 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12776 Snap Judgments: Montréal Canadiens at Vegas Golden Knights (02.17.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4IG9RJDsx1w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12778#respond Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:11:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12778 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights have the best home record in the National Hockey League, while the Montréal Canadiens have the worst away record in the league. Therefore, Saturday night’s result, and how […] The post Snap Judgments: Montréal Canadiens at Vegas Golden Knights (02.17.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12778 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12778 Greed is Good (Devils in These Details; 02.15.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/k8GA7xbR6PE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12741#respond Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:13:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12741  Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — As the popular aphorism goes, bad habits are hard to break. But the New Jersey Devils brain trust wants to make sure the habit that 2017 No. 1 overall draft pick Nico Hischier starts developing for the […] The post Greed is Good (Devils in These Details; 02.15.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12741 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12741 “Gonna Fly Now” (Heat-76ers Recap; 02.14.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oUV2H1sdGco/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12734#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:09:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12734  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Down by 23 points at halftime, being serenaded by a smattering of boos from the crowd while walking into the locker room and playing without one of the team’s cornerstones, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown actually […] The post “Gonna Fly Now” (Heat-76ers Recap; 02.14.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12734 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12734 Drop and Give Them 20…Again (Snap Judgments: La Salle at Fordham) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/DlZ539Mjc-U/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12770#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 02:34:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12770 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — If reaching the 20-win mark is one of the indicators of what makes up a successful season in college basketball, the Fordham women’s basketball team has quickly turned into one of the […] The post Drop and Give Them 20…Again (Snap Judgments: La Salle at Fordham) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12770 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12770 Snap Judgments: Philadelphia Flyers at Vegas Golden Knights (02.11.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/DFB5P2uTQB4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12623#respond Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:56:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12623 Follow @Koiki_Sport ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   LAS VEGAS — Just 24 hours after making making history, in part, by not playing a single second of regulation during his team’s win, Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth got even more of a workout […] The post Snap Judgments: Philadelphia Flyers at Vegas Golden Knights (02.11.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12623 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12623 “If It Wasn’t For Bad Luck…” (Devils in These Details; 02.11.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SpAD9Aa91oE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12616#respond Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:27:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12616  Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — After various stops in numerous sporting venues across the world, one could only imagine that a mythical man named Murphy must have made a visit to central New Jersey on this Sunday, bringing a steady, gloomy rain-soaked […] The post “If It Wasn’t For Bad Luck…” (Devils in These Details; 02.11.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12616 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12616 A Big Relief (Clippers-Sixers Recap; 02.10.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/GOrT8qRVfMQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12576#respond Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:38:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12576 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — By the middle of the fourth quarter of tonight’s game, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, playing both ends of a back-to-back for only the second time this season, was nothing shy of dominant once more. He was unstoppable, […] The post A Big Relief (Clippers-Sixers Recap; 02.10.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12576 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12576 Snap Judgments: Marquette at St. John’s (02.10.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/z6psx3wrJtE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12584#respond Sat, 10 Feb 2018 23:21:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12584 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Is it possible that, in the conference that’s ranked first in the nation in the computers, the most dangerous team in the league at the moment resides at the very bottom of it? That may very well […] The post Snap Judgments: Marquette at St. John’s (02.10.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12584 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12584 Fouled Play (Celtics-Wizards Recap; 02.08.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/J74DiYR-yH4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12570#respond Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:56:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12570 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — As painful as it was to see his Washington Wizards let a glorious opportunity to defeat the Eastern Conference’s best team slip away mainly on a couple of blows of the officials’ whistle, head coach Scott Brooks, while […] The post Fouled Play (Celtics-Wizards Recap; 02.08.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12570 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12570 Flames Burn Brighter (Devils in These Details; 02.08.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/u9I9GG57kMU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12564#respond Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:54:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12564  Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Calgary Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau got to put smiles on the faces of his friends and family in his latest return to his home state – even if one of those family members has little idea now […] The post Flames Burn Brighter (Devils in These Details; 02.08.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12564 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12564 Snap Judgments: Bucknell at Lehigh (02.05.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/unDc8yriPDk/ Wed, 07 Feb 2018 04:07:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12550 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Befitting of the dominance of both Bucknell and Lehigh in Patriot League men’s basketball in the past decade, the two squads, when facing off on Monday night, put on a performance that felt more like a conference […] The post Snap Judgments: Bucknell at Lehigh (02.05.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12550 Jolly Saint Nick (Super Bowl LII Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/zSgUUXq8aMM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12556#respond Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:01:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12556 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   MINNEAPOLIS — Going into the biggest game of his professional career, a career he thought he would call time on just a few years prior, Eagles quarterback Nick Foles made sure to remember that he did not need to perform like […] The post Jolly Saint Nick (Super Bowl LII Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12556 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12556 Back on the Right Track (Devils in These Details; 02.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wp0OTMVSIS8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12510#respond Sun, 04 Feb 2018 20:41:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12510  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Devils ended their first week back on the ice since the All-Star Break against the hottest team in the National Hockey League in the month of January. The calendar now reads February, however, […] The post Back on the Right Track (Devils in These Details; 02.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12510 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12510 “A Big Fish…” (Duke at St. John’s Recap; 02.03.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1O8cfPi6yjQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12489#respond Sun, 04 Feb 2018 04:11:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12489 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Some of the perimeter moves that St. John’s guard Shamorie Ponds kept putting on the Duke defense throughout today’s game could have been described, affectionately, as disgusting. Mike Krzyzewski used that same exact word to describe the […] The post “A Big Fish…” (Duke at St. John’s Recap; 02.03.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12489 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12489 Feeding Frenzy (Raptors-Wizards Recap; 02.01.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/XpymuwOw068/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12473#respond Fri, 02 Feb 2018 22:53:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12473 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — As odd as this might sound, a few kew members of Washington Wizards were concerned, albeit jokingly, with counting calories after their latest victory over one of the NBA’s best teams. Walking in to the media room after […] The post Feeding Frenzy (Raptors-Wizards Recap; 02.01.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12473 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12473 No Brotherly Love (Devils in These Details; 02.01.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SqUNVQk_LIY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12470#respond Fri, 02 Feb 2018 06:35:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12470 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — It took almost three weeks for the New Jersey Devils to finally get a measure of revenge against the Philadelphia Flyers – and almost the full 60 minutes of their latest grudge match to finally clinch that […] The post No Brotherly Love (Devils in These Details; 02.01.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12470 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12470 Next Man Up (Thunder-Wizards Recap; 01.30.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/T1VAm_U9fTo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12427#respond Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:31:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12427  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — For the next two months, life without John Wall is the new normal for the Washington Wizards, and if tonight’s contest, against a legitimate championship contender, was a glimpse of how the going will be for Washington […] The post Next Man Up (Thunder-Wizards Recap; 01.30.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12427 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12427 Snap Judgments: No. 6 Xavier at St. John’s (01.30.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vxlw-1O0-AY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12448#respond Wed, 31 Jan 2018 06:58:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12448 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — No matter what the conference records stated going into tonight, Xavier head coach Chris Mack knew what his Musketeers, ranked No. 6 in the country, were up against on the road against St. John’s. He and his […] The post Snap Judgments: No. 6 Xavier at St. John’s (01.30.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12448 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12448 Predator and Prey (Devils in These Details; 01.25.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/U7mcHaySFgc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12406#respond Fri, 26 Jan 2018 21:56:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12406 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — It’s almost as if everything P.K. Subban throws on goal finds a way into the net these days. It’s almost as if, during the same timespan, anything the Devils throw at the net will find a way […] The post Predator and Prey (Devils in These Details; 01.25.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12406 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12406 Snap Judgments (New York Islanders at Arizona Coyotes, 01.22.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/J7LaaZEsjhI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12411#respond Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:26:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12411 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   GLENDALE, Ariz. — The first half of the season did not go in any way the Arizona Coyotes would have wanted it, but that doesn’t mean the importance of every win is diminished in any sort of way. Coyotes head […] The post Snap Judgments (New York Islanders at Arizona Coyotes, 01.22.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12411 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12411 The Young and The Restless (Bucks-76ers Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Kl39tYCQjNY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12382#respond Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:48:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12382 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — As they go through their toughest stretch of the season, it seems as if the Philadelphia 76ers are showing more toughness as a team than at any point in the season, and their standing in the Eastern Conference […] The post The Young and The Restless (Bucks-76ers Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12382 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12382 Snap Judgments (Big Ten Super Saturday; Minnesota vs. Michigan State) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FVtke7fTsdc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12391#respond Sun, 21 Jan 2018 03:36:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12391 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — So it was not a completely lost Saturday for University of Minnesota athletics in New York City. Just a few hours after the basketball team lost to Ohio State in the same venue, the No. 13 Gophers’ […] The post Snap Judgments (Big Ten Super Saturday; Minnesota vs. Michigan State) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12391 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12391 O-H…I-O is A-OK at MSG (Big Ten Super Saturday) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Y1X6PDlJjEs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12364#respond Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:47:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12364 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Ohio State guard Jae’Sean Tate is familiar with the history and mystique associated with Madison Square Garden, but, when asked if he remembered any specific game or performance that stood out in his mind that took place […] The post O-H…I-O is A-OK at MSG (Big Ten Super Saturday) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12364 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12364 Capital Gains (Devils in These Details; 01.18.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BnKATiQ6ra4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12355#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:24:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12355 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Like a couple of his teammates before him during the game, New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall also had a breakaway chance – a one-on-one opportunity on goal against Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby. And, like those […] The post Capital Gains (Devils in These Details; 01.18.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12355 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12355 Give Me a Break (Flames-Hurricanes Recap; 01.14.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/kooIbUe8u6g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11161#respond Mon, 15 Jan 2018 03:55:08 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11161 Follow @LaurenFoti  – by Lauren Foti A Lot of Sports Talk senior reporter   RALEIGH, NC — After a disappointing last-second loss on Friday night, the Carolina Hurricanes were looking to get back on track Sunday afternoon against the Calgary Flames before going on their bye week. However, the Flames quickly doused any hopes of […] The post Give Me a Break (Flames-Hurricanes Recap; 01.14.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11161 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11161 The Joke’s on Us (Falcons at Eagles; 2017 NFL Playoffs) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Sh12AflGU5E/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12310#respond Sun, 14 Jan 2018 21:25:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12310  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Do not put it past members of the Philadelphia Eagles, during the lead-up to Saturday evening’s playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons, to have watched old standup routines of Rodney Dangerfield. The legendary late comic, whose shtick […] The post The Joke’s on Us (Falcons at Eagles; 2017 NFL Playoffs) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12310 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12310 Basketball Tales of the Ancient Eight – Cornell at Penn (01.12.18) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/kxs_mpe8TLM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12274#respond Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:40:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12274 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — If there happens to be a blueprint available for all coaches wanting to slow down one of the nation’s leading scorers, Penn head coach Steve Donahue and his staff are might be in for some serious business. Cornell’s […] The post Basketball Tales of the Ancient Eight – Cornell at Penn (01.12.18) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12274 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12274 Hitting the Wrong Notes (Jazz-Wizards Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1nHHFVt0UVo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12265#respond Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:08:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12265 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — If it’s a game against a team currently under .500, then it’s almost a given, at least for this season, that the Washington Wizards are sure to struggle mightily, as they’ve found themselves on the losing column more […] The post Hitting the Wrong Notes (Jazz-Wizards Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12265 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12265 3(3) is a Magic Number — Georgetown at St. John’s http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cCsysUzPR1Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12228#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 03:04:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12228 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Today’s look inside the wonderful world of college basketball is brought to you by the number 33. That’s the number Patrick Ewing, the first-year head coach of his alma mater, Georgetown University, donned during his illustrious collegiate […] The post 3(3) is a Magic Number — Georgetown at St. John’s appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12228 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12228 Starting the Year Off Right (Pistons-76ers Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/eUrnq0OqvSE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12218#respond Sat, 06 Jan 2018 12:41:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12218  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — The start the Philadelphia 76ers’ first unit got off to tonight was so good, they did not need to be around for the finish. All five starters scored in double figures for the Sixers as the team […] The post Starting the Year Off Right (Pistons-76ers Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12218 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12218 Beal Street (Knicks-Wizards Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/89spjwlW7t4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12208#respond Thu, 04 Jan 2018 06:58:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12208 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — Though it belies his humble personality, Bradley Beal had to show off a little bit on Wednesday night. From a couple of monster dunks after drives to the basket to a crossover move that left another potential All-Star […] The post Beal Street (Knicks-Wizards Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12208 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12208 Book It! (2018 Citrus Bowl; Notre Dame vs. LSU) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ceA-PWAdUkI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12151#respond Mon, 01 Jan 2018 21:09:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12151 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ORLANDO, Fla. — Along with now undoubtedly joining the ranks of some of the great head coaches in his school’s storied football history, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly also showed off his talents at being a clairvoyant in leading […] The post Book It! (2018 Citrus Bowl; Notre Dame vs. LSU) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12151 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12151 Snap Judgments: St. John’s vs. No. 23 Seton Hall (12.31.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/toE7vwQtvZo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12156#respond Sun, 31 Dec 2017 22:21:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12156 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — It was a couple of New York City guards that got the best of a team coached by a New York City basketball legend. Brooklyn native Khadeen Carrington poured in 24 points and Bronx native Desi Rodriguez […] The post Snap Judgments: St. John’s vs. No. 23 Seton Hall (12.31.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12156 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12156 Cleared for Takeoff (Rockets-Wizards Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hePlBQEP-FM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12144#respond Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:05:25 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12144 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — It was no surprise that one team inside of Capital One Arena on Friday night nailed three-pointer after three-pointer, making long-range attempts feel like layups as they raced to another convincing victory. The surprise lies with the team […] The post Cleared for Takeoff (Rockets-Wizards Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12144 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12144 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXV: Hoops for the Holidays http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-M6mmfjBlPM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12127#respond Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:17:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12127 Follow @Koiki_Sport How soon will the shift in power take place away from the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference? And, outside of the University of Connecticut, is the concentration of the best collection of talent in women’s college basketball residing out West, similar to how it was a generation ago?  The 2017 finale of […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXV: Hoops for the Holidays appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12127 0 0:42:06 Guests: Cori Close (UCLA women's basketball coach) & Jared Weiss (USA Today Celtics Wire reporter/analyst) UCLA women's basketball head coach Cori Close gives her take on what makes her team, currently ranked No. 11 in the AP women[...] Guests: Cori Close (UCLA women's basketball coach) & Jared Weiss (USA Today Celtics Wire reporter/analyst) UCLA women's basketball head coach Cori Close gives her take on what makes her team, currently ranked No. 11 in the AP women's basketball poll, a national threat, plus shares what she learned from her time she spent with John Wooden back when Close was an assistant in Westwood. USA Today writer Jared Weiss then talks about all things Boston Celtics, including how the team has adjusted to the Gordon Hayward injury early on in the season and how Kyrie Irving changed some of his training habits to become an even better player. Jared also talked about some of the surprises on the team so far and why Boston is really looking at the 2018-19 season as the year everything comes together for a championship run. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12127 “Rock” Solid (Devils in These Details, 12.27.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/HPty8-yZkhw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12134#respond Thu, 28 Dec 2017 05:06:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12134  Nico Hischier postgame (Red Wings at Devils; 12.27.17) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — There really is no place like home during the holidays, especially for the New Jersey Devils, whose run of form at the […] The post “Rock” Solid (Devils in These Details, 12.27.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12134 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12134 Showing Lots of Holiday Spirit (Wizards-Celtics Recap; 12.25.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Z0TxTZiSseI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12025#respond Tue, 26 Dec 2017 14:06:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12025  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — Although the team that had vanquished the Washington Wizards in last year’s NBA Playoffs underwent a near-complete overhaul in the offseason, the feeling of pain and disappointment from the last time they played a game at TD […] The post Showing Lots of Holiday Spirit (Wizards-Celtics Recap; 12.25.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12025 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12025 Holiday Cheers (Devils in These Details; 12.23.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/tH4OnFOhbq8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12019#respond Sun, 24 Dec 2017 04:11:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12019  Taylor Hall postgame (Blackhawks at Devils, 12.23.17) from Adesina O. Koiki on Vimeo. Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — A strong first period from the offense and a display of excellent goaltending in the second assured the New Jersey Devils would have […] The post Holiday Cheers (Devils in These Details; 12.23.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12019 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12019 Snap Judgments: Hofstra vs. No. 1 Villanova (12.22.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AR0eaM55uSA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12002#respond Sat, 23 Dec 2017 03:50:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12002 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   UNIONDALE, NY — Jay Wright accomplished the ultimate achievement of a collegiate basketball head coach at his current employer, Villanova University, but Friday night was a chance to come back to the town – and go up against an opponent […] The post Snap Judgments: Hofstra vs. No. 1 Villanova (12.22.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=12002 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=12002 Lesson Learned (Devils in These Details; 12.21.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4UexR2JSMCs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11984#respond Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:01:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11984 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — The beatdown they suffered two weeks ago across the Hudson River was all that was necessary for the New Jersey Devils to make sure to announce themselves in a big way the next time they had a […] The post Lesson Learned (Devils in These Details; 12.21.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11984 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11984 Deep-Sixed (Kings-76ers Recap; 12.19.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JtAAdTxkwh8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11973#respond Wed, 20 Dec 2017 13:08:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11973 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — A 16-point second-half lead against one of the bottom feeders of the NBA was exactly what the Philadelphia 76ers needed – and eventually attained – on Tuesday night to try and snap out of their recent doldrums. But….wha…what […] The post Deep-Sixed (Kings-76ers Recap; 12.19.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11973 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11973 The Pelican Briefs (New Orleans-Washington Recap, 12.19.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/pNMhIjP9mSs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11988#respond Wed, 20 Dec 2017 02:27:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11988 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — The basketball aphorism goes that the NBA is a game of runs, but the Washington Wizards and New Orleans Pelicans took that to an extreme on Tuesday night. Bradley Beal led six Washington players in double figures with […] The post The Pelican Briefs (New Orleans-Washington Recap, 12.19.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11988 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11988 Rico Suave (Devils in These Details, 12.18.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/i6-QZkol2kU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11963#respond Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:34:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11963  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — One of the most-beloved New Jersey Devils players of all-time once again thrilled fans at the Prudential Center with another memorable play.  For the Anaheim Ducks. It was always going to be equal parts special and […] The post Rico Suave (Devils in These Details, 12.18.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11963 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11963 Great Scott (Clippers-Wizards Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ADe-TcfEjNc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11930#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:30:15 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11930  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — If one has been following the Washington Wizards over the past few games, it may feel as if reserve forward Mike Scott cannot miss a shot. That’s because he almost has not missed one. Scott, an offseason […] The post Great Scott (Clippers-Wizards Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11930 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11930 Coachspeak: Muffet McGraw – Notre Dame Fighting Irish http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/a4zgWDsd8t0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11926#respond Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:19:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11926  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — In a city as steeped in basketball tradition as the City of Brotherly Love, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw clearly is one on the Philadelphia’s basketball giants. The West Chester, Penn. native earned her bachelor’s degree […] The post Coachspeak: Muffet McGraw – Notre Dame Fighting Irish appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11926 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11926 Tough Love (Devils in These Details; 12.12.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CR1_tfN99ZY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11920#respond Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:54:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11920  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Yesterday’s practice for the New Jersey Devils was, admittedly, brutal. Their film session during the day was even more so. It was obvious that a motivated New Jersey Devils team took the ice tonight, and it […] The post Tough Love (Devils in These Details; 12.12.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11920 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11920 ALOST Game of the Week: The Army-Navy Game http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/dHFgtNdZsVg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11864#respond Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:54:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11864  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — As sweet as it was for the Army Black Knights to defeat its main footballing rival for the first time in its last 15 attempts in last season’s game, they had to wait almost another 365 days […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: The Army-Navy Game appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11864 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11864 Never Forget Tribute Classic Recap (12.09.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/kfnDU4go6oM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11907#respond Sat, 09 Dec 2017 22:38:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11907 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Staring a third consecutive defeat in the face, Florida guard Chris Chiozza took it upon himself to make sure the Gators snapped out of their funk. The senior guard scored the Gators’ last six points, as well […] The post Never Forget Tribute Classic Recap (12.09.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11907 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11907 2017-18 Women’s College Basketball Focus: Michigan http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/gEH0sIq1R2g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11835#respond Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:34:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11835 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — For one afternoon, Michigan head coach Kim Barnes Arico was back home in the New York City area, the place she thought she might never leave. Born in Long Island, Barnes Arico’s burgeoning basketball acumen quickly became […] The post 2017-18 Women’s College Basketball Focus: Michigan appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11835 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11835 “Good Things Happen…” (Jimmy V Classic Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/PDJ7DKWxKQE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11812#respond Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:05:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11812 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — There was virtually nothing the Gonzaga could do on Tuesday night to stop Villanova’s dynamic duo of redshirt juniors, Mikal Bridges and Phil Booth, who combined for 48 points in the Wildcats’ 88-72 victory in the Jimmy […] The post “Good Things Happen…” (Jimmy V Classic Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11812 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11812 Case Closed (Vikings-Falcons Recap; 12.03.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1X3gV8HKLMc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11786#respond Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:18:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11786  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ATLANTA — Charisma. Confidence. Preparation. Competitiveness. If you’re still asking the question “Who is Case Keenum?,” you may be missing the boat on the player, described as those words listed above by those knowing him best at the moment, […] The post Case Closed (Vikings-Falcons Recap; 12.03.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11786 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11786 Coachspeak: Rick Barnes – Tennessee Volunteers http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/aoyZqlX1Qrs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11791#respond Sun, 03 Dec 2017 21:28:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11791 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ATLANTA — As the national news about University of Tennessee athletics continues to focus on its flagship college football program, and specifically, its lack of stability with the football head coaching position and at the top of the athletics department, […] The post Coachspeak: Rick Barnes – Tennessee Volunteers appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11791 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11791 Garden Party (Under Armour Reunion Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/gI9Y8WM2pCI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11758#respond Thu, 30 Nov 2017 22:33:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11758 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — It was easy for Seton Hall guard Myles Powell to feed off the energy from his teammates, as the latter were feeding off playing in their “home” arena that makes them step up their respective games to […] The post Garden Party (Under Armour Reunion Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11758 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11758 Snap Judgments: Cavaliers at 76ers (11.27.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/3E6_c5b1QZI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11736#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:49:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11736 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — The young Philadelphia 76ers, winners of four out of five games, could possibly challenge the Eastern Conference’s best teams sooner rather than later. But not right now. As long a LeBron James is still roaming free in the conference, […] The post Snap Judgments: Cavaliers at 76ers (11.27.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11736 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11736 Short, But Far From Sweet (Devils in These Details; 11.27.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/reWVqZDu_Q4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11739#respond Tue, 28 Nov 2017 03:56:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11739  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — At the postgame press conference after tonight’s contest, New Jersey Devils head coach John Hynes spoke all of 115 words. Hynes might not ever have been described as loquacious before tonight’s terse Q-and-A, but the message […] The post Short, But Far From Sweet (Devils in These Details; 11.27.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11739 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11739 Three’s Company (Barclays Center Classic Recap; 11.25.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ZD21yUD3YrM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11625#respond Sun, 26 Nov 2017 09:31:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11625 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Outside of something that might take place in a nearby playground, almost no one inside of the Barclays Center on Saturday evening had ever witnessed what took place for the final 10 minutes between Alabama and Minnesota. […] The post Three’s Company (Barclays Center Classic Recap; 11.25.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11625 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11625 Snap Judgments: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers (11.25.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nmVy3MyNmng/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11684#respond Sun, 26 Nov 2017 08:58:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11684 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Ben who? OK, so Philadelphia 76ers fans will not be saying that anytime soon, as phenom point guard Ben Simmons is the present and the future of the up-and-coming franchise. But, as of tonight, Simmons was a no-show, […] The post Snap Judgments: Orlando Magic at Philadelphia 76ers (11.25.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11684 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11684 The Fight Continues (Devils in These Details; 11.24.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hRYGDlsSP8g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11380#respond Sat, 25 Nov 2017 14:52:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11380  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Like the noble and considerate teammate that he is, Devils center Brian Boyle started his question-and-answer session in the Devils locker room by being deferential in talking about the goal he scored tonight, praising defenseman Will […] The post The Fight Continues (Devils in These Details; 11.24.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11380 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11380 Snap Judgments: 2017 NIT Season Tip-Off Consolation & Championship Games http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/tDNi_uz3plo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11623#respond Sat, 25 Nov 2017 05:18:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11623 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — New season, same Virginia stifling defense. The Cavaliers have been known for its suffocating “pack line” defense for the past few years under head coach Tony Bennett, and it was once again on display this weekend as […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 NIT Season Tip-Off Consolation & Championship Games appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11623 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11623 From the Start (Snap Judgments: Portland Trail Blazers at Philadelphia 76ers) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xB3NAdxTOws/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11580#respond Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:35:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11580 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Before going into a holiday, an NBA team playing right before that day would love to get a win, especially doing so by getting off to a good start. The start that the Philadelphia 76ers got off to […] The post From the Start (Snap Judgments: Portland Trail Blazers at Philadelphia 76ers) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11580 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11580 Extra Helpings (Devils in These Details; 11.22.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/iIl17dDxvNo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11556#respond Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:39:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11556 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, N.J. — The Bruins knew that Thanksgiving dinner would taste a little sweeter with a win on the eve of the holiday on the road. It turned out the biggest concern would be how long it would take before […] The post Extra Helpings (Devils in These Details; 11.22.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11556 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11556 Snap Judgments: 2017 Progressive Legends Classic Consolation & Championship Games http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/v-VeRDGX2SM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11500#respond Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:01:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11500    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — You would have very few arguments right now if one said that the most impressive team over the course of the first week and change of the season has been the No. 16 Texas A&M Aggies, and […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 Progressive Legends Classic Consolation & Championship Games appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11500 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11500 Answering the Bell (Jazz-76ers Recap; 11.20.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7CO4yXz8ayg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11491#respond Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:51:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11491  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Though the Philadelphia 76ers fans were almost at a fever pitch from the start of the game, and the team responded by building a double-digit lead early in the game, it seemed like, through certain patches of […] The post Answering the Bell (Jazz-76ers Recap; 11.20.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11491 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11491 Snap Judgments: 2K Classic Consolation & Championship Games (11.17.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/2-i0WjgRdxM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11484#respond Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:34:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11484    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — It should be no surprise that the Providence Friars made themselves at home at The World’s Most Famous Arena. Before playing in the Big East Tournament in March, Providence went through a tournament basketball dress rehearsal, playing […] The post Snap Judgments: 2K Classic Consolation & Championship Games (11.17.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11484 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11484 21 Reasons Why… (Heat-Wizards Recap; 11.17.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QxoouZ3HSIY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11420#respond Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:46:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11420  Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — Given the way Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside practiced and prepared in the lead-up to tonight’s game, his dominating performance in one of the league’s toughest road environments tonight was already written in the stars. Whiteside scored […] The post 21 Reasons Why… (Heat-Wizards Recap; 11.17.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11420 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11420 Reliving History (Gavitt Tipoff Games; Indiana at Seton Hall) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Q0ZMOle9YeQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11406#respond Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:14:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11406 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, NJ — Dave Gavitt would have been proud if he was looking down on the basketball court inside of the Prudential Center on Wednesday night. It definitely would help in putting a smile on the late, great college basketball […] The post Reliving History (Gavitt Tipoff Games; Indiana at Seton Hall) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11406 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11406 Sack It To Me (Cowboys-Falcons Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/L6jtkAewruw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11397#respond Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:42:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11397 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ATLANTA — The big news going into today’s game was supposed to be all about the player who was not going to be in uniform at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. As it turned out, the story ended up being about the player […] The post Sack It To Me (Cowboys-Falcons Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11397 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11397 Plenty of Reserves (Hawks-Wizards Recap, 11.11.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/O1g22LiemUY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11388#respond Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:07:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11388 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — All throughout the fourth quarter of tonight’s contest, John Wall, Bradley Beal and the rest of the Washington Wizards starters were all laughs; Three-pointers in transition were splashing down and cuts to the basket were ending in dunks […] The post Plenty of Reserves (Hawks-Wizards Recap, 11.11.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11388 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11388 Snap Judgments: 2017 MLS Playoffs (NYCFC vs. Columbus Crew SC, 11.05.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/EJSvQLFG5fs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11369#respond Mon, 06 Nov 2017 20:38:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11369 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — There will definitely be at least one more Major League Soccer game in Columbus. Columbus Crew SC made sure of that Sunday night, doing just enough to protect a three-goal lead after their Eastern Conference semifinals first […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 MLS Playoffs (NYCFC vs. Columbus Crew SC, 11.05.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11369 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11369 Business, Then Pleasure (Falcons-Panthers Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8hS5S_hDtuw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11309#respond Mon, 06 Nov 2017 03:23:59 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11309 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   CHARLOTTE — During the week leading up to one of the biggest games to their season to date, and on the eve of the trade deadline, the Carolina Panthers front office made a loud statement, acquiring two draft picks plus […] The post Business, Then Pleasure (Falcons-Panthers Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11309 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11309 57 Varieties of LeBron (Cavaliers-Wizards Recap; 11.03.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-PrJvUSCPZ8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11295#respond Sat, 04 Nov 2017 09:31:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11295 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — LeBron James is not one to fool himself when assessing his play, and, as he spoke to the media after Friday night’s contest, was pinpoint accurate in his assessment that he was bound to come out of the […] The post 57 Varieties of LeBron (Cavaliers-Wizards Recap; 11.03.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11295 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11295 Snap Judgments: Navy at Temple (11.02.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/KGPGDMbA_tg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11252#respond Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:44:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11252 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHILADELPHIA — Different cast members. New season. Same result. Less than 12 months after it defeated Navy in the American Athletic Conference title game, Temple used a merciless passing attack to defeat the Midshipmen 34-26 in a primetime affair to […] The post Snap Judgments: Navy at Temple (11.02.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11252 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11252 The 40/40 Club (Suns-Wizards Recap; 11.01.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/PQXiKQlrpsE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11239#respond Thu, 02 Nov 2017 02:56:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11239 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — Fifteen minutes into their game against one of the teams on the short list of those realistically competing for an NBA title this season, the Phoenix Suns found themselves down by 22 points, and each active member of […] The post The 40/40 Club (Suns-Wizards Recap; 11.01.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11239 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11239 Born Free (MLS Eastern Conference Semis; Leg 1 Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/aQ-FGhpuo_E/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11202#respond Tue, 31 Oct 2017 05:50:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11202 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, NJ — For almost the entirety of the second half, Toronto FC, the team who set the Major League Soccer single-season record for most points in a regular season, was on the back foot against the New York Red […] The post Born Free (MLS Eastern Conference Semis; Leg 1 Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11202 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11202 Down and Distance Podcast: Week 8 (2017 NFL Season) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BwtFvisgrcM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11176#respond Sat, 28 Oct 2017 19:48:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11176 Follow @Koiki_Sport Follow @Blush04 It has taken longer than it should have, but it is finally time that our National Football League-related podcast has a woke feel to it. In our 2017 debut of Down and Distance, our co-hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki start the show taking a few minutes to discuss their feelings […] The post Down and Distance Podcast: Week 8 (2017 NFL Season) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11176 0 2:03:09 In the 2017 debut of the Down and Distance Podcast, co-hosts Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson discuss at length the continuing controversy involving the reactions to the protests by players during the national anthem. Along with that is an inte[...] In the 2017 debut of the Down and Distance Podcast, co-hosts Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson discuss at length the continuing controversy involving the reactions to the protests by players during the national anthem. Along with that is an interview from 2015 with renowned sociologist and historian Dr. Harry Edwards, a one-time employee of the San Francisco 49ers. Later in the show, the hosts make predictions on eight Week 8 games and then discuss Carson Wentz to end the show, and whether he will continue to lead the league in touchdown passes. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11176 Better (Really) Late Than Never (Devils in These Details; 10.27.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wfVMqmr_kCk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11174#respond Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:28:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11174 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, N.J. — There were only 65 seconds left in regulation, and the New Jersey Devils, two goals to the good at that moment, were salting away their fourth win in the last five outings. Almost 20 minutes of real […] The post Better (Really) Late Than Never (Devils in These Details; 10.27.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11174 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11174 Bye and Large (New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SC; 10.22.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/n2hC5QJQbB8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11123#respond Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:31:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11123 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Back in the mid 1970s, the New York Yankees had to temporarily call Shea Stadium home, the facility in which the New York Mets played their home games, as Yankee Stadium was being renovated. Those seasons spent […] The post Bye and Large (New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SC; 10.22.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11123 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11123 Snap Judgments: Chicago Blackhawks at Arizona Coyotes (10.21.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/3YnFdSwKKX4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11150#respond Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:45:05 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11150 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   GLENDALE, Ariz. — Along with scoring from its well-known superstars, this year’s Chicago Blackhawks, like many others in recent years, also showcase forward depth, as seen in its latest win starting a mini road trip. Fourth-line winger Lance Bouma scored […] The post Snap Judgments: Chicago Blackhawks at Arizona Coyotes (10.21.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11150 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11150 One For The Road (Devils in These Details; 10.20.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/TIRtoT5RAuQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11118#respond Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:55:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11118 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, N.J. — Unlike their namesake, the San Jose Sharks, in recent years, seem to do their best work when placed outside of the Shark Tank. It was a longer wait than usual to prove that once again, but San […] The post One For The Road (Devils in These Details; 10.20.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11118 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11118 Processed (Sixers-Wizards Recap, 10.18.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/d4ZKN0QU2hU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11109#respond Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:17:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11109 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — In the latest stage of their much ballyhooed and protracted rebuilding project, the Philadelphia 76ers clearly showed in their season opener tonight how good they might become. Down the stretch of tonight’s game, however, the Washington Wizards, who […] The post Processed (Sixers-Wizards Recap, 10.18.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11109 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11109 Beyond Belief (Devils in These Details; 10.17.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/p1KgQC7Js-g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11101#respond Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:45:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11101 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEWARK, N.J. — Oddly enough, the belief that the 2017-18 New Jersey Devils might have a memorable season germinated towards the end of last season’s campaign – one which many in the organization would soon want to forget. Six games […] The post Beyond Belief (Devils in These Details; 10.17.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11101 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11101 Snap Judgments: 2017-18 Phoenix Suns Preview http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OBEFItik4Y0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11095#respond Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:05:42 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11095 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHOENIX — While the youth movement going on in the City of Brotherly Love is getting lots of attention across the league, don’t forget about the one taking place in the desert that also hopes to yield some substantial progress […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017-18 Phoenix Suns Preview appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11095 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11095 ALOST Game of the Week: No. 2 Clemson at Syracuse http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8PRimFs02GQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11031#respond Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:21:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11031 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   SYRACUSE, N.Y. — While the eyes of Syracuse head coach Dino Babers saw the collective look he needed to see from his players to indicate a program-shaping victory was nigh, the eyes of the Clemson Tigers players, specifically late in […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: No. 2 Clemson at Syracuse appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=11031 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=11031 Sonny Boy (Blue Jackets-Hurricanes Recap, 10.10.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/l2bGjDXOuc0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10966#respond Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:10:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10966 Follow @LaurenFoti  – by Lauren Foti A Lot of Sports Talk senior reporter   RALEIGH, NC — It took 49 minutes for the game between the Carolina Hurricanes and Columbus Blue Jackets to produce its first goal. Once it went into overtime, it took it took until there were 31 seconds remaining in the extra […] The post Sonny Boy (Blue Jackets-Hurricanes Recap, 10.10.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10966 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10966 Blue Monday (Snap Judgments: Dodgers at Diamondbacks, NLDS Game 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JIUdGuuYcMk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10968#respond Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:10:15 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10968 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHOENIX — More than at any other point in his remarkable rookie season, Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger was mired in an extended slump at the plate, and it could not have come at a worse time with the Dodgers […] The post Blue Monday (Snap Judgments: Dodgers at Diamondbacks, NLDS Game 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10968 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10968 Opening Night Success (Wild-Hurricanes Recap; 10.07.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/UpY-mBEQTl0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10940#respond Sun, 08 Oct 2017 22:53:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10940 Follow @LaurenFoti  – by Lauren Foti A Lot of Sports Talk senior reporter   RALEIGH, NC — The Carolina Hurricanes started their anniversary season in dramatic fashion. And with a dramatic win. Jaccob Slavin scored the only goal in the final round of the shootout as the Hurricanes, who were one second away from victory […] The post Opening Night Success (Wild-Hurricanes Recap; 10.07.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10940 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10940 Turning the Page (New York Red Bulls-Vancouver Recap, 10.07.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/DhljkhcWsBs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10950#respond Sat, 07 Oct 2017 21:45:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10950 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, N.J. — Despite playful objections from this reporter, who happens to be a proud Virgo, New York Red Bulls manager Jesse Marsch and his team could not be more ecstatic to have been taking part in a game and […] The post Turning the Page (New York Red Bulls-Vancouver Recap, 10.07.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10950 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10950 One Step Away (USMNT vs. Panama Recap, 10.06.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/z-z_4dJYAnI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10942#respond Fri, 06 Oct 2017 23:42:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10942 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   ORLANDO, Fla. — To a number of fans, the ease with which the United States Men’s National Team defeated Panama on Friday night was supposed to reflect a microcosm of how their final-round qualification was going to unfold, with a […] The post One Step Away (USMNT vs. Panama Recap, 10.06.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10942 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10942 Snap Judgments: No. 11 Ohio State at Rutgers (09.30.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Kp63fq4YnFk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10873#respond Sun, 01 Oct 2017 03:48:42 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10873 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PISCATAWAY, NJ — At least in this year’s matchup, Rutgers, when looking at the scoreboard, did not lose to Ohio State as many points as in 2016. That’s the good news. The very bad news is that Rutgers, after losing […] The post Snap Judgments: No. 11 Ohio State at Rutgers (09.30.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10873 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10873 ALOST Game of the Week: Syracuse at NC State http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/dmkM63zk9tU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10851#respond Sun, 01 Oct 2017 02:12:05 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10851 Follow @LaurenFoti  – by Lauren Foti A Lot of Sports Talk senior reporter   RALEIGH, NC — There was barely any time for the NC State Wolfpack football team to wallow in the afterglow of its biggest win in head coach Dave Doeren’s tenure, especially when a small bit of history was there for the […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: Syracuse at NC State appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10851 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10851 Points Not Taken (New York Red Bulls-D.C. United; 09.27.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ciNNja_VQLQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10806#respond Wed, 27 Sep 2017 23:07:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10806 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, NJ — In the most barren run for the New York Red Bulls in recent memory, their latest gain tonight actually ended up feeling like another giant loss. Two second-half tallies by the Red Bulls in a comeback attempt […] The post Points Not Taken (New York Red Bulls-D.C. United; 09.27.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10806 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10806 Unfinished Business (2017 Washington Wizards Media Day) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/--W2HEF4rVY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10800#respond Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:16:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10800 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   More than four months after the end of last season, Washington Wizards star Bradley Beal was asked on Monday how he feels now after his team was a better-played fourth quarter away from the Eastern Conference Finals in one of […] The post Unfinished Business (2017 Washington Wizards Media Day) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10800 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10800 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Marlins at D-backs, 09.23.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/NBBuFKZMAxU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10791#respond Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:26:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10791 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHOENIX — The playoff celebration for the Arizona Diamondbacks was put on hold, at least for one night. Giancarlo Stanton’s historic pursuit of his personal home run target, however, was one step closer to being completed. The major’s leader in […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Marlins at D-backs, 09.23.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10791 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10791 So Close, Yet… (2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/gooDCdjfJGQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10744#respond Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:41:08 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10744 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The agonizing 21-year wait for a major domestic title continues for the New York Red Bulls. While New York’s season in Major League Soccer has resembled a rollercoaster, there was one aspect of their year that […] The post So Close, Yet… (2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10744 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10744 ALOST Game of the Week: No. 12 (FCS) Eastern Washington at Fordham http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7Hff9Ch_ZlQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10734#respond Sat, 16 Sep 2017 21:45:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10734 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Eastern Washington’s football game on Saturday took place roughly 2,600 miles away from campus, having to leave the state for a road game one day earlier than when they usually depart for away games to adjust to the […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: No. 12 (FCS) Eastern Washington at Fordham appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10734 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10734 Good Things Happen in Threes (Mystics-Liberty WNBA Playoffs Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xl0eaiIrGJA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10711#respond Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:29:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10711 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Gabe Lorenzo A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter   NEW YORK — The first 10 minutes of the single-elimination playoff game at Madison Square Garden all belonged to the home-standing New York Liberty. The rest of the game, however, almost all belonged to Kristi Toliver, with her record-setting half an […] The post Good Things Happen in Threes (Mystics-Liberty WNBA Playoffs Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10711 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10711 ALOST Game of the Week: No. 17 Louisville at North Carolina http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/uToAGkMy-1Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10676#respond Sun, 10 Sep 2017 13:33:59 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10676 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Lauren Foti A Lot of Sports Talk senior reporter   CHAPEL HILL, NC — It was almost a dream game for University of North Carolina football supporters on Saturday afternoon, keeping up score-for-score with the top-25 team sporting last season’s electric Heisman Trophy winner and possibly erasing a disappointing season […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: No. 17 Louisville at North Carolina appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10676 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10676 1-on-1 Interview with Mats Wilander (Around the Grounds at the 2017 US Open) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wK8Q03Z8Q3E/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10540#respond Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:06:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10540 Follow @Koiki_Sport So what does a roving reporter at a largely outdoor event do when there is rain in the area, forcing journalists inside and canceling most of the events taking place underneath the New York City sky? We head inside to make sure to release an interview with one of the greats in the […] The post 1-on-1 Interview with Mats Wilander (Around the Grounds at the 2017 US Open) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10540 0 noWe're all experts. So let's talk.One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business.Tennishttp://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10540 Around the Grounds: After Hours at the 2017 US Open (Day 10) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yYsAbNr2lcI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10548#respond Wed, 06 Sep 2017 10:58:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10548 Follow @Koiki_Sport We’re getting right to the action as we take our seats in the media seating area of Arthur Ashe Stadium. It’s almost 11 PM and Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro, the combatants in the 2009 US Open final which del Potro won, are waged in a wonderful quarterfinal battle. As always, […] The post Around the Grounds: After Hours at the 2017 US Open (Day 10) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10548 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10548 Around the Grounds: Day 8 at the 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/5pp7ATsyyzk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10463#respond Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:54:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10463   Follow @Koiki_Sport As always, on this Labor Day, let us do the work for you…at least as far as covering the US Open is concerned. We officially turn the corner and head into the second half of the 2017 US Open, with quarterfinals spots at stake in both the men’s and women’s singles draw. […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 8 at the 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10463 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10463 ALOST Game of the Week: No. 22 West Virginia vs. No. 21 Virginia Tech http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/fxyb7VmtslQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10429#respond Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:33:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10429 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   LANDOVER, MD — Thousands of fans may have been misled about the “new look” Virginia Tech was sporting at the quarterback position before tonight’s primetime match-up to open the 2017 season. It turned out that Josh Jackson would have everyone […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: No. 22 West Virginia vs. No. 21 Virginia Tech appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10429 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10429 Around The Grounds: Day 6 at the 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/qO_JjkAfi2A/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10376#respond Sat, 02 Sep 2017 16:42:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10376 Follow @Koiki_Sport We start Day 6 at the US Open with breaking tennis news: Fabio Fognini of Italy has been suspended from participating any further in the 2017 US Open, and faces a permanent ban from future Grand Slam competition. The incident occurred during Fognini’s match against fellow Italian Stefano Travaglia, and Fognini was fined […] The post Around The Grounds: Day 6 at the 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10376 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10376 Snap Judgments: USMNT vs. Costa Rica – World Cup Qualifier (09.01.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/e7LZB2sIfKg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10420#respond Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:14:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10420 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, NJ — In the figurative sense, Costa Rica took advantage of its few shots that it had on Friday night to come away with one of the most historic wins in the nation’s footballing history. Literally, they only had […] The post Snap Judgments: USMNT vs. Costa Rica – World Cup Qualifier (09.01.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10420 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10420 Red, White and (Feeling) Blue – 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OAS22vQY_Ac/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10349#respond Sat, 02 Sep 2017 02:23:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10349 Follow @Koiki_Sport — BY ADESINA O. KOIKI & ANDREW LEFFLER NEW YORK — Whether one represents the Palmetto State, comes from the California sunshine or is reared in the Florida humidity by way of Moscow (Russia, not Idaho), a professional American tennis player almost has to consider heading to New York City to participate in […] The post Red, White and (Feeling) Blue – 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10349 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10349 Around the Grounds: Day 5 at the 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/P5v1cPpPpCY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10337#respond Fri, 01 Sep 2017 14:45:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10337 Follow @Koiki_Sport In a span of three hours, the bottom half of the men’s draw could be nicknamed “The Land of Opportunity.” Day 5 of the 2017 US Open starts with a match that might not have the attention of that many people, but it could cause a seismic event if an upset – which […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 5 at the 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10337 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10337 Around the Grounds: Day 4 at the 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/mMZl54WiNYU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10313#respond Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:30:49 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10313 Follow @Koiki_Sport Let’s just get right to it, shall we?! Day 4 of the 2017 US Open, which is today, has already been historic and has a chance to be monumentally so in a few minutes from me typing this. How has history been made already. We documented the last part of the match on […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 4 at the 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10313 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10313 Snap Judgments: Day 3 at the 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AVK_si2mqoU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10307#respond Thu, 31 Aug 2017 11:09:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10307 Follow @Koiki_Sport   Almost three weeks to the day, 18-year-old up-and-comer Denis Shapovalov was one point away from defeat on four separate occasions in a first-round match at the Masters 1000 event in Montréal – as well as one lost point away in that situation from having to continue to grind away on the Challenger […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 3 at the 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10307 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10307 Around the Grounds: Day 3 at the 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/UJjgE4RqxF8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10255#respond Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:20:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10255 Follow @Koiki_Sport Sometimes, you have to take the bad news with the good, and yesterday at the US Open was just that. The bad news was that only nine of the 64 singles matches that were scheduled for yesterday were completed, with the rain wreaking havoc on proceedings at the Billie Jean King National Tennis […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 3 at the 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10255 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10255 Out of the Darkness, Into the Light (2017 US Open) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nWLDecFUCmc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10206#respond Tue, 29 Aug 2017 18:15:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10206 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Andrew Leffler  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer   NEW YORK – For 15 months Maria Sharapova was gone from the world of tennis. It was not a vacation. Far from it. The hiatus was imposed on her. It was punitive. It was shaming. Covered by a shadow of controversy, […] The post Out of the Darkness, Into the Light (2017 US Open) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10206 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10206 Around the Grounds: Day 2 at the 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-V7lXWlYstk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10186#respond Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:47:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10186 Follow @Koiki_Sport   The gauntlet has been thrown down to the 128 players who will be taking to the courts to start Day 2 of the 2017 US Open. As per usual, Day 1 of the US Open provided enough drama and storylines to keep a tennis fan’s interest piqued, but what happened inside of […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 2 at the 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10186 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10186 Around the Grounds: Day 1 at the 2017 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Yu7IrGhZpBI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10111#respond Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:47:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10111 Follow @Koiki_Sport   If the third time is a charm, then what does frolicking around in the New York City summer watching Grand Slam tennis for a fourth consecutive year constitute? It’s hard to believe that we’re getting ready to start the fourth consecutive year of A Lot of Sports Talk‘s live blogging experience at the […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 1 at the 2017 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10111 0 noWe're all experts. So let's talk.One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business.Tennishttp://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10111 Hence-Fourth (Mystics-Liberty Recap, 08.25.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/zF5uhKJ9MYk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10052#respond Sat, 26 Aug 2017 15:35:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10052 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Gabe Lorenzo A Lot of Sports Talk contributing reporter   NEW YORK- The sports axiom that has become a popular go-to in terms of water cooler conversations goes that a team wants to be playing its best right before the start of the playoffs. That said, there may be no more […] The post Hence-Fourth (Mystics-Liberty Recap, 08.25.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10052 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10052 Tied Together (New York Red Bulls-New York City FC Recap, 08.25.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QGzw7wkdYzQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10055#respond Sat, 26 Aug 2017 09:03:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10055 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, NJ — For all of the dominance that the New York Red Bulls exhibited in the last regular-season installment of the New York derby, they were almost resigned to the fact that their rivals across the Hudson River were […] The post Tied Together (New York Red Bulls-New York City FC Recap, 08.25.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10055 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10055 In the Nick of Time (NYCFC-New England Revolution Recap, 08.20.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/DW9l_b1nM6w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10016#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:47:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10016 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Every legitimate excuse for a letdown was there for the taking New York City Football Club on Sunday, and, for more than 80 percent of the contest, a rare loss seemed imminent against a bitter Northeast rival. […] The post In the Nick of Time (NYCFC-New England Revolution Recap, 08.20.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10016 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10016 It’s a Clinch! (Minnesota-New York Recap, 08.20.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_a9gGtsms5U/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10008#respond Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:07:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10008 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Dontae J. Harris  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer & photographer   NEW YORK — Let love win. Kia Vaughn’s on-court message to her fellow basketball players, teammate and opponent alike, rang loud throughout Madison Square Garden as the New York Liberty and Minnesota Lynx got ready to square off […] The post It’s a Clinch! (Minnesota-New York Recap, 08.20.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=10008 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=10008 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Astros vs. Diamondbacks, 08.14.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AvXyT_7ECto/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9956#respond Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:19:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9956 Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHOENIX — Just as soon as the Diamondbacks’ recent play made teams behind them in the Wild Card race seem as if they are within touching distance, Zack Greinke went out on the mound on Monday night and was virtually untouchable to provide his team a much-needed victory. Greinke struck out nine […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Astros vs. Diamondbacks, 08.14.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9956 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9956 Second Quarter Earnings (Sparks-Liberty Recap, 08.13.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/q4ZjwPIV1E8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9960#respond Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:35:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9960 Follow @Koiki_Sport — by Gabe Lorenzo NEW YORK — The second quarter turned into a Garden party for the New York Liberty on the way to another victory in the Big Apple. Buoyed by a 20-0 run in the second quarter, the New York Liberty went on to run away with an 83-69 victory over […] The post Second Quarter Earnings (Sparks-Liberty Recap, 08.13.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9960 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9960 A Quick Study (Coupe Rogers Notebook, 08.12.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-vGrI1PQ4cg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9943#respond Sun, 13 Aug 2017 08:45:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9943 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   MONTRÉAL — For 20-year-old Alexander Zverev, having the tennis courts serve as his classroom everyday – from learning the history of the game to the geometry and psychology that constantly is utilized and involved in it – is the only way […] The post A Quick Study (Coupe Rogers Notebook, 08.12.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9943 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9943 The Snake Charmer (Cubs-Diamondbacks Recap, 08.11.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/jM5dDCfS8EU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9941#respond Sat, 12 Aug 2017 02:50:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9941 Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHOENIX — Unlike the fictional explorer and teacher Indiana Jones, John Lackey embraces the presence of snakes, especially when they’re in the form of Diamondbacks on the baseball diamond. Lackey struck out seven in 5.1 innings of work as the Cubs defeated Arizona 7-3 in the first of a three-game series at […] The post The Snake Charmer (Cubs-Diamondbacks Recap, 08.11.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9941 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9941 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Dodgers at D-backs, 08.10.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/j2HX-urQ9E4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9905#respond Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:18:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9905 Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHOENIX — There were not too many things the Los Angeles Dodgers needed at last month’s trade deadline to reinforce their roster for a possible run to a first world championship in almost 30 years. As it turns out, all the Dodgers might ended up needing was Yu. Coming over after a […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Dodgers at D-backs, 08.10.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9905 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9905 Smells Like Teen Spirit (Coupe Rogers Notebook, 08.10.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/tuzREyncPn4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9879#respond Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:01:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9879 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   MONTRÉAL — Choosing to stand and hold the microphone in his hand during his post-match press conference to avoid any further cramping, Denis Shapovalov, less than an hour after unquestionably earning the landmark victory of his tennis career, was asked how he […] The post Smells Like Teen Spirit (Coupe Rogers Notebook, 08.10.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9879 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9879 Liberty Catch the Fever (Snap Judgments: Indiana-New York WNBA Recap, 08.08.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hGfe22IUue0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9860#respond Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:29:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9860 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Dontae J. Harris  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer & photographer   In an uneven season for her team, Tina Charles has been the one constant positive for the New York Liberty. So it was no coincidence that tonight’s matchup evolved into a microcosm of the 2017 Liberty: look impressive […] The post Liberty Catch the Fever (Snap Judgments: Indiana-New York WNBA Recap, 08.08.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9860 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9860 Lucky…and Good (Coupe Rogers Notebook, 08.08.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ZiS1K3biZQI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9830#respond Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:02:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9830 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   MONTRÉAL — Like many professional athletes on a game day, American Ernesto Escobedo had a pregame meal before his first-round singles match at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. It was no ordinary meal, however, and Escobedo, as he began consuming his […] The post Lucky…and Good (Coupe Rogers Notebook, 08.08.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9830 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9830 Minor Happenings: Monster Mash (Lake Monsters-Renegades Recap, 08.06.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/998gqXkPWZk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9824#respond Mon, 07 Aug 2017 08:49:51 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9824 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Dontae J. Harris  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer & photographer   WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY — The Vermont Lake Monsters put a tough loss behind them from 24 hours ago to rout the Hudson Valley Renegades 9-1 in the middle game of the three-game wraparound series. The game was close […] The post Minor Happenings: Monster Mash (Lake Monsters-Renegades Recap, 08.06.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9824 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9824 King of New York (NYCFC-New York Red Bulls Recap, 08.06.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/6JuXEcTCzB4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9783#respond Sun, 06 Aug 2017 22:35:49 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9783 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — As much as this following thought might come from the hyperbole department, one could easily have imagined what it was like to be at Yankee Stadium on the night Reggie Jackson hit three home runs in Game […] The post King of New York (NYCFC-New York Red Bulls Recap, 08.06.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9783 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9783 The New Mr. 3,000: Beltré Joins Baseball’s Elite http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/yxKyVOzIRUs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9766#respond Sun, 30 Jul 2017 19:29:05 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9766 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Andrew Leffler  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer   ARLINGTON, TX — Today was a huge day in the life of Adrián Beltré – and that was even before he arrived at Globe Life Park later in the day to create an indelible mark in baseball history. Beltré, the Dominican-born […] The post The New Mr. 3,000: Beltré Joins Baseball’s Elite appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9766 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9766 Taking No Bull (New York Red Bulls-Montréal Impact recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/u5vdqkqWndY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9754#respond Sat, 29 Jul 2017 23:52:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9754 Follow @Koiki_Sport HARRISON, NJ — The shots on goal flowed early and often from the boots of the New York Red Bulls players tonight. That incessant onslaught on the Montréal goal soon resulted in a bevy of goals, something the Red Bulls are starting to get accustomed to. Daniel Royer scored the opener in the […] The post Taking No Bull (New York Red Bulls-Montréal Impact recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9754 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9754 Glory Glory (Snap Judgments: Manchester United vs. FC Barcelona) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/b7uXYQYyFlo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9736#respond Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:45:08 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9736 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   LANDOVER, MD — We might now come to expect that, if a game in the United States is played that features Barcelona, Neymar will be the star of the show. With rumors continuing to swirl around his future at the […] The post Glory Glory (Snap Judgments: Manchester United vs. FC Barcelona) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9736 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9736 Rangers Treat Marlins to Another Home Run Derby (Miami-Texas recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/m8IN7vUeokM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9689#respond Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:51:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9689 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Andrew Leffler  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer   ARLINGTON, TX – One night after its worst offensive performance of the season, the Texas Rangers made up for it with, arguably, its most impressive offensive explosion in two seasons. Joey Gallo hit two of Texas’ four home runs as the […] The post Rangers Treat Marlins to Another Home Run Derby (Miami-Texas recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9689 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9689 Second to None in ’17-’18? (Snap Judgments: Tottenham Hotspur vs. A.S. Roma) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cZ8df_7pD3Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9650#respond Wed, 26 Jul 2017 02:27:05 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9650 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, NJ — As much satisfaction as a second-place finish in one of Europe’s top football leagues should bring, both Tottenham Hotspur and A.S. Roma go into 2017-18 wanting to make sure that they’re the ones looking down from the […] The post Second to None in ’17-’18? (Snap Judgments: Tottenham Hotspur vs. A.S. Roma) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9650 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9650 A Beginning…and an End? (Snap Judgments: Juventus FC vs. FC Barcelona) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vHAUEW-lYi0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9601#respond Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:45:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9601 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — If tonight was indeed the last game for Brazilian superstar Neymar in the famous Blaugrana colors, his performance was more than worthy of the grand stage that he played on in the shadows of New York […] The post A Beginning…and an End? (Snap Judgments: Juventus FC vs. FC Barcelona) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9601 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9601 The Eyes of Texas Are Upon Him (Big 12 Media Days; Day 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/u-7ucX6eYhQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9698#respond Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:39:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9698 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Andrew Leffler  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer   FRISCO, TX — The rules ruled the start of day two of Big 12 Media Day, as the morning was kicked off with current National Football League referee Walt Anderson, who also is the coordinator of the officials for the Big […] The post The Eyes of Texas Are Upon Him (Big 12 Media Days; Day 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9698 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9698 The New Normal in Norman (Big 12 Media Days; Day 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7UhUWCJNMDo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9634#respond Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:37:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9634 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Andrew Leffler  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer   FRISCO, TX — As sweltering as the Texas heat was on Monday, it was no match for the cool confines of Jerry Jones’ Taj Mahal of NFL training facilities, appropriately known as The Star, as the venue played host to the […] The post The New Normal in Norman (Big 12 Media Days; Day 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9634 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9634 The ALOST Podcast @ the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff: Coastal Division http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SnTDGFRqJN4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9584#respond Sat, 15 Jul 2017 22:25:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9584 Follow @Koiki_Sport CHARLOTTE — Over the past two days, you could have mistaken the atmosphere at The Westin Hotel Charlotte with that of Christmas and Halloween beingrolled up into one, at least to a number of college football-starved fans in the South. The reason for that is because college football season is indeed just around […] The post The ALOST Podcast @ the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff: Coastal Division appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9584 0 1:35:45 From radio row at the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff inside The Westin in Charlotte, A Lot of Sports Talk's Adesina O. Koiki and Lauren Foti interview players and coaches from each of the teams in the ACC Coastal Division during ACC Football Media D[...] From radio row at the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff inside The Westin in Charlotte, A Lot of Sports Talk's Adesina O. Koiki and Lauren Foti interview players and coaches from each of the teams in the ACC Coastal Division during ACC Football Media Days as the 2017 college football season fast approaches. Interview lineup: DE KeShun Freeman (Ga. Tech): 4:28 to 14:59 OT Bentley Spain (UNC) - 15:02 to 24:03 CB Bryon Fields Jr. (Duke) - 24:05 to 33:39 CB Avonte Maddox (Pitt) - 33:40 to 46:57 Coach Justin Fuente (Va. Tech) - 46:58 to 1:04:46 WR Ricky Jeune (Ga. Tech) - 1:04:50 to 1:14:40 OT Brian O'Neill (Pitt) - 1:14:41 to 1:24:00 S Quin Blanding (Virginia) - 1:24:01 to 1:31:17 LB Shaquille Quarterman (Miami) - 1:31:18 to 1:32:31 QB Daniel Jones (Duke) - 1:32:32 to 1:35:45 NCAA, Podcasts Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9584 The ALOST Podcast @ the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff: Atlantic Division http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ZhGYXYF6ldE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9573#respond Fri, 14 Jul 2017 21:59:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9573 Follow @Koiki_Sport CHARLOTTE — Over the past two days, you could have mistaken the atmosphere at The Westin Hotel Charlotte with that of Christmas and Halloween beingrolled up into one, at least to a number of college football-starved fans in the South. The reason for that is because college football season is indeed just around […] The post The ALOST Podcast @ the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff: Atlantic Division appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9573 0 1:22:51 From radio row at the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff inside The Westin in Charlotte, A Lot of Sports Talk's Adesina O. Koiki and Lauren Foti interview players and coaches from each of the teams in the ACC Atlantic Division during ACC Football Media [...] From radio row at the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff inside The Westin in Charlotte, A Lot of Sports Talk's Adesina O. Koiki and Lauren Foti interview players and coaches from each of the teams in the ACC Atlantic Division during ACC Football Media Days as the 2017 college football season fast approaches. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9573 ALOST’s MLB Game of the Week (Angels-Rangers, 07.09.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/aIpzNtxvGc0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9554#respond Sun, 09 Jul 2017 20:43:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9554 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Andrew Leffler  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer   ARLINGTON, TX – It only took one swing – and a stellar combined pitching effort – for the Los Angeles Angels to make sure the Texas Rangers did not have it all their way in the series before the All-Star Break. […] The post ALOST’s MLB Game of the Week (Angels-Rangers, 07.09.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9554 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9554 Wings Continue to Take Flight (Atlanta-Dallas recap, 07.05.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/KytT84gr3n8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9515#respond Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:53:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9515 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Andrew Leffler  A Lot of Sports Talk contributing writer   ARLINGTON, TX – The words one might have used to describe the weather conditions outside of the College Park Center tonight could also be the same words used to describe the recent play of the WNBA team that currently are tenants […] The post Wings Continue to Take Flight (Atlanta-Dallas recap, 07.05.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9515 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9515 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Rockies at D-backs, 07.02.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Y1Jeyy3zBmM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9511#respond Sun, 02 Jul 2017 22:06:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9511 Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHOENIX — With each passing day, the offseason trade by the Arizona Diamondbacks with Seattle continues to yield dividends. Infielder Ketel Marte singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the D-backs, who blew a lead in the top half of the frame, defeated the Colorado Rockies […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Rockies at D-backs, 07.02.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9511 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9511 Extra, Extra! (Snap Judgments: Phillies-Mets, 07.01.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/worvG6_2MWg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9467#respond Sat, 01 Jul 2017 23:45:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9467 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — New York baseball legend and one-time New York Mets manager Yogi Berra was known for his many Yogi-isms, with one of his more memorable ones being, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera can […] The post Extra, Extra! (Snap Judgments: Phillies-Mets, 07.01.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9467 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9467 Blue Thunder (Snap Judgments: NYCFC vs. Minnesota United, 06.29.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/k2R-G6c7mdM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9435#respond Thu, 29 Jun 2017 22:50:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9435 Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — After an early mistake cost it a goal, New York City Football Club more than made up for that to continue its good run of form. Alexander Callens, Jack Harrison and David Villa each scored for NYCFC as they stormed back from a goal down to earn a convincing […] The post Blue Thunder (Snap Judgments: NYCFC vs. Minnesota United, 06.29.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9435 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9435 Second to None; 2017 US Open Cup Recap (Red Bulls-Union) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JXFx030ylEo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9432#respond Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:56:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9432 Follow @Koiki_Sport HARRISON, NJ — Though Ryan Meara only gets a couple of chances per season to prove he’s a top-of-the-line goalkeeper in Major League Soccer, he continues to make the best out of his limited chances in the starting 11. Meara’s latest bit of heroics came during tonight’s penalty shootout, where his save helped […] The post Second to None; 2017 US Open Cup Recap (Red Bulls-Union) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9432 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9432 Land of the Rising Sun (Connecticut-New York Recap, 06.23.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/U5Y1veisMG8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9424#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:52:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9424 Follow @Koiki_Sport NEW YORK — Is it any surprise that, at the start of the summer, the hottest team in the WNBA at this point in the season in the Sun? All five starters scored in double figures, with the game’s leading scorer, guard Jasmine Thomas, knocking home the decisive three-pointer late in the fourth […] The post Land of the Rising Sun (Connecticut-New York Recap, 06.23.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9424 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9424 Snap Judgments: 2017 NBA Draft Prospects http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Z2jcq6pEeUE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9417#respond Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:49:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9417 Follow @Koiki_Sport   BROOKLYN — Tonight’s 2017 NBA Draft might not only be one of the most memorable drafts in recent memory, but also its most unpredictable. The depth of talent in offer at the top of the draft board is almost reminiscent of the famed 2003 draft class of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwayne […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 NBA Draft Prospects appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9417 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9417 Raising Arizona (Snap Judgments: Diamondbacks-Phillies, 06.17.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/C5mEXAq8IuM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9372#respond Sat, 17 Jun 2017 23:32:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9372 Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHILADELPHIA — The Arizona Diamondbacks, already a formidable presence in the National League in 2017, might prove to be too much to handle if they continue with their current road form. Paul Goldschmidt broke open the game with a two-run double in the seventh inning and Arizona’s pitching staff was able to […] The post Raising Arizona (Snap Judgments: Diamondbacks-Phillies, 06.17.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9372 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9372 Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Nationals-Mets, 06.15.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/zDIho8wf3-g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9293#respond Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:35:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9293 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Once again, Gio Gonzalez took to the mound at Citi Field and turned it into his home away from home. Once again, Daniel Murphy tormented his old employer. Once again, the New York Mets were not able […] The post Snap Judgments: MLB Game of the Week (Nationals-Mets, 06.15.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9293 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9293 The Big (Red) Apple; 2017 US Open Cup Recap (New York Red Bulls-NYCFC) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/WU3nWg-TfBU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9271#respond Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:38:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9271 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   HARRISON, N.J. — Although it was a different competition led by a different head coach (for the time being), the result of the Hudson River Derby was the same – the New York Red Bulls once again found their way […] The post The Big (Red) Apple; 2017 US Open Cup Recap (New York Red Bulls-NYCFC) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9271 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9271 Storm Chasers (Seattle-New York WNBA Recap; 06.11.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Fopj2G_tVA8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9181#respond Sun, 11 Jun 2017 19:37:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9181 Follow @Koiki_Sport NEW YORK — Shavonte Zellous hit a three-pointer to ignite a 14-3 game-ending run as the New York Liberty ended its home stand by defeating the Seattle Storm 94-86 on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Liberty extended its winning streak to four and ended the five-game home stand with a 4-1 record. […] The post Storm Chasers (Seattle-New York WNBA Recap; 06.11.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9181 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9181 Snap Judgments: San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks (06.07.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/O5fPeGaNHxg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9183#respond Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:43:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9183 Follow @Koiki_Sport   PHOENIX — Home is where the heart is for the Arizona Diamondbacks. And the runs. And the homers. And the wins. Continuing one of its best runs in the desert in franchise history, Arizona continued its home dominance with a 7-4 victory over the San Diego Padres in the second of a […] The post Snap Judgments: San Diego Padres at Arizona Diamondbacks (06.07.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9183 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9183 Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Philadelphia Union (06.03.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BUaz1eUdLsQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9160#respond Sat, 03 Jun 2017 21:14:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9160 Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — What could have been a frustrating week at home for New York City Football Club was salvaged in the nick of time. Defenders Maxime Chanot and Alexander Callens scored in the final 10 minutes as NYCFC turned a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union on […] The post Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Philadelphia Union (06.03.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9160 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9160 Snap Judgments: Mexico vs. Ireland (International Friendly, 06.01.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xl0ovX0yJL0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9136#respond Thu, 01 Jun 2017 23:48:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9136 Follow @Koiki_Sport   EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Though it stated that last night’s matchup between Mexico and Ireland was a friendly, it may have a massive impact as both teams get ready for critical contests in the next two weeks. The Mexican National Team continued its latest tour of the United States as it took […] The post Snap Judgments: Mexico vs. Ireland (International Friendly, 06.01.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9136 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9136 Subs of the Month (NYCFC-New England Revolution Recap, 05.31.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QLk35PswS-Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9130#respond Wed, 31 May 2017 23:18:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9130 Follow @Koiki_Sport NEW YORK — Substitute Xavier Kouassi headed home the game-tying goal in the 86th minute to give the New England Revolution a road point, earning a 2-2 draw against New York City FC at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night. Both goals from the Revolution came after they had trailed in the contest, with […] The post Subs of the Month (NYCFC-New England Revolution Recap, 05.31.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9130 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9130 Snap Judgments: Los Angeles Sparks at New York Liberty (05.30.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FQgpiJ3ck-c/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9098#respond Tue, 30 May 2017 23:02:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9098 Follow @Koiki_Sport   NEW YORK — The dynamic frontcourt duo of Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike made sure the Los Angeles Sparks got something positive from their first road trip of the 2017 season. Los Angeles defeated the New York Liberty 90-75 in the latest matchup between two of the founding franchises of the WNBA, with […] The post Snap Judgments: Los Angeles Sparks at New York Liberty (05.30.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9098 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9098 Turtle Power (Snap Judgments: 2017 D1 Men’s Lacrosse Final) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ewhuRvXfBUM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9083#respond Mon, 29 May 2017 15:12:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9083 Follow @Koiki_Sport   FOXBORO, MA — For over four decades, the Maryland Terrapins’ men’s lacrosse program knew what the top of the mountain looked like, but never were able to get the best glimpse of it – from the very top. That finally changed this afternoon, as the top-seeded Terps won their first national championship […] The post Turtle Power (Snap Judgments: 2017 D1 Men’s Lacrosse Final) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9083 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9083 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXIV: A Record Not Made to Be Broken? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/kAWyZSbpLjU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9070#respond Sun, 28 May 2017 21:28:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9070 Follow @Koiki_Sport In a couple of weeks’ time, will the Stanley Cup have a brand new franchise name engraved on its silver rings for the first time? And will a new name ever eclipse a world record holder who is celebrating the 25th anniversary of that crowning achievement? The latest edition of The A Lot […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXIV: A Record Not Made to Be Broken? appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9070 0 1:13:15 As the Nashville Predators get set to play in their first-ever Stanley Cup Final, Fox Sports Tennessee rinkside reporter Lyndsay Rowley joins the show to talk about the key elements that have spurred the team's Stanley Cup Final run. Speaking o[...] As the Nashville Predators get set to play in their first-ever Stanley Cup Final, Fox Sports Tennessee rinkside reporter Lyndsay Rowley joins the show to talk about the key elements that have spurred the team's Stanley Cup Final run. Speaking of runs, we have an extended conversation with 1992 Olympic gold medalist Kevin Young during our time covering the Penn Relays. Young remains the only person to ever break 47 seconds in a competitive 400-meter hurdle race, which he did in his gold-medal winning run in Barcelona. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9070 Finally, A Perfect Ending (Snap Judgments: 2017 D1 Women’s Lacrosse Final) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/M7XgiRyRpXc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9062#respond Sun, 28 May 2017 18:39:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9062 Follow @Koiki_Sport   FOXBORO, MA — The tears streaming down the faces of the Maryland women’s lacrosse players on the playing field this time around were tears of joy, as the fairy tale ending that was put on hold in heartbreaking fashion at this time last year finally played out the way they wanted it […] The post Finally, A Perfect Ending (Snap Judgments: 2017 D1 Women’s Lacrosse Final) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9062 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9062 I Got Five On It: 2017 French Open Questions http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9Q-BIHWizPw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9047#respond Sun, 28 May 2017 04:48:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9047 Follow @Koiki_Sport What makes Memorial Day weekend one of the busiest and most anticipated weekends of the year for any American sports fan is the beginning of the second tennis major of the year, the French Open, and this year’s event is no exception. However, we already have an oddity that has occurred at the […] The post I Got Five On It: 2017 French Open Questions appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9047 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9047 Snap Judgments: 2017 NCAA D1 Men’s Lacrosse Semifinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/tWW7VwdwAGs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9013#respond Sat, 27 May 2017 14:39:14 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9013 Follow @Koiki_Sport   FOXBORO, MA — History will be made this weekend in the Bay State as it pertains to college lacrosse, but, for one university, it is hoping to win the prize that is more than 40 years in the making. It’s the men’s turn to take center stage in the Division 1 lacrosse […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 NCAA D1 Men’s Lacrosse Semifinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=9013 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=9013 Snap Judgments: 2017 NCAA D1 Women’s Lacrosse National Semifinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/211LxcJjorU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8970#respond Fri, 26 May 2017 23:01:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8970 Follow @Koiki_Sport   FOXBORO, MA — Can the Maryland Terrapins turn last year’s heartbreak into this year’s redemption? The start of Memorial Day weekend also marks championship weekend in the world of college lacrosse, with the 2017 edition taking place in Foxboro, Mass. and Gillette Stadium. The overwhelming favorite to take home the prize in […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 NCAA D1 Women’s Lacrosse National Semifinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8970 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8970 You (Almost) Complete Me – (White Sox/Diamondbacks Recap, 05.23.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/RiOpA02oIgw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8966#respond Tue, 23 May 2017 19:58:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8966 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   PHOENIX — The warm Arizona evening inside of Chase Field was almost as perfect as Zack Greinke’s outing against the White Sox – just a few after he almost was indeed perfect on the mound statistically. Continuing his dominance at home, […] The post You (Almost) Complete Me – (White Sox/Diamondbacks Recap, 05.23.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8966 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8966 Snap Judgments: 2017 NCAA D1 Lacrosse Quarterfinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nt3KeHPOOwI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8923#respond Sat, 20 May 2017 15:02:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8923 Follow @Koiki_Sport   Will one of the top teams in lacrosse in the 2017 season reach heights that it has never achieved in program history? It’s judgement day once again for the No. 3 team in the country, the Ohio State Buckeyes, who are looking to make their first national semifinal as they play Duke […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 NCAA D1 Lacrosse Quarterfinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8923 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8923 A Different Broadway Show (Snap Judgments: Beat The Streets – Times Square) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/WJu5Y_7OK8Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8878#respond Thu, 18 May 2017 09:52:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8878 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   Like on most warm, summer-like evenings in the Big Apple, hundreds of people – from native New Yorkers to out-of-towners – made their way to Broadway on a Wednesday evening to take in a performance set on a well-lit stage […] The post A Different Broadway Show (Snap Judgments: Beat The Streets – Times Square) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8878 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8878 Ghosts in the Shell (Wizards-Celtics Game 7 Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/k9YosemNsdE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8860#respond Tue, 16 May 2017 03:20:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8860 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — New building. Different cast. Next century. All that, and the Celtics’ Game 7 magic, especially at home and on the famed parquet floor, remains as strong as ever. The latest evidence of the franchise’s dominance when it comes to […] The post Ghosts in the Shell (Wizards-Celtics Game 7 Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8860 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8860 (Not) Good Enough: Stars-Liberty Recap http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Y-yPrYfI4EA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8853#respond Sat, 13 May 2017 23:21:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8853 Follow @Koiki_Sport New York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer was late to the postgame press conference, and the figurative smoke that was coming out of his ears, face tinged with red, was all that was needed to understand his tardiness. His team started the season with a victory, but started in how they win games […] The post (Not) Good Enough: Stars-Liberty Recap appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8853 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8853 No Fading to Black (Celtics-Wizards Game 6 Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/guZZ-WmlhQE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8847#respond Sat, 13 May 2017 03:33:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8847 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — The Boston Celtics rolled into the nation’s capital wearing all black, somewhat resembling desperados from a country western movie. They were here to be the bad guys, the ones who ravage through town mercilessly and leave its citizens feeling […] The post No Fading to Black (Celtics-Wizards Game 6 Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8847 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8847 Strength in Numbers (Wizards-Celtics Game 5 Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7okB-Uttalc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8802#respond Thu, 11 May 2017 03:58:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8802 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — The texts came in to Avery Bradley’s phone before tonight’s Game 5, from his team’s star player to his team’s television play-by-play broadcaster. After a week of struggles, tonight was going to be his night. The Celtics were going […] The post Strength in Numbers (Wizards-Celtics Game 5 Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8802 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8802 The Long and Short of It (Celtics-Wizards Game 4 Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/69x5ga6ttPM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8789#respond Mon, 08 May 2017 00:42:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8789 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — Isaiah Thomas stands out on the basketball court, and does so for many reasons. Most of all, it’s because he’s one of the league’s most dynamic scorers, especially saving his best for last as he’s the NBA’s leading fourth-quarter […] The post The Long and Short of It (Celtics-Wizards Game 4 Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8789 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8789 Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Atlanta United FC (05.07.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/3nS0vC6y2j4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8843#respond Sun, 07 May 2017 22:02:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8843 Follow @Koiki_Sport   On Family Day, New York City FC made sure that the family outings that its fans decided to have at Yankee Stadium would be filled with happy memories of seeing their hometown team win another game. In a matchup of two of the better teams in the Eastern Conference, NYCFC came away […] The post Snap Judgments: New York City FC vs. Atlanta United FC (05.07.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8843 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8843 When Push Comes to Shove (Celtics-Wizards Game 3 Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FU6JHn7Y9AY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8781#respond Fri, 05 May 2017 05:19:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8781 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — The Washington Wizards had enough. No more blown leads. No more Isaiah Thomas playing their defense like a fiddle all game long. No more talk about their bench being outplayed by their opponent, possibly the deciding factor between these […] The post When Push Comes to Shove (Celtics-Wizards Game 3 Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8781 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8781 “He’s Incredible” (Wizards-Celtics Game 1 recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/GTfEQACOt2Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8765#respond Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:51:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8765 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   BOSTON — Not that it would have been easy, but the original plan in how to fill this space after the Boston Celtics picked up a Game 1 victory in the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Washington Wizards was put into […] The post “He’s Incredible” (Wizards-Celtics Game 1 recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8765 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8765 Snap Judgments: 2017 Penn Relays & “USA vs. The World” Competition http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0QY7LOmLaAM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8754#respond Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:45:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8754 Follow @Koiki_Sport PHILADELPHIA — For 123 years old, the Penn Relays – the historic track and field meet that has seen countless numbers of former and future Olympians and Olympic champions come through the hallowed ground of Franklin Field – never ceases to make fans and competitors feel young at heart. From Jamaica to Jersey, […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 Penn Relays & “USA vs. The World” Competition appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8754 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8754 Runs Like a Duck (2017 Penn Relays Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YL99SdQn004/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8730#respond Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:03:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8730 Follow @Koiki_Sport PHILADELPHIA — Not only did the Oregon Ducks’ women’s 1600-meter sprint medley team come back to the City of Brotherly Love to successfully defend a championship, it finished the race as the new meet and collegiate record holders in that very event. Not even the fact that the new national record lasted as […] The post Runs Like a Duck (2017 Penn Relays Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8730 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8730 Point Counter Point (2017 NBA Playoffs Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Qo4SYQXyFBo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8716#respond Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:19:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8716 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — The insults and needling that has been a part of this series – from Paul Millsap claiming the Wizards “were playing MMA” after Game 1 to Markieff Morris responding by calling Millsap a “crybaby” after Game 3 – have […] The post Point Counter Point (2017 NBA Playoffs Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8716 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8716 Snap Judgments: Championship Boxing (Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/MyBSRo1c-I0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8706#respond Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:07:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8706 Follow @Koiki_Sport   BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Almost one year after losing the biggest fight of his career – and in the same arena no less – Shawn Porter had the opportunity, with a win Saturday night, to recreate that huge fight night in which he came up short in 2016. Porter did not waste the […] The post Snap Judgments: Championship Boxing (Andre Berto vs. Shawn Porter) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8706 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8706 Back to Form(ation) – Red Bulls vs. Crew MLS Recap http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vGI8X0rrKXo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8654#respond Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:29:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8654 Follow @Koiki_Sport HARRISON, N.J. — New York Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch, trying to recapture last season’s mojo after a slow start to this season, went back to a tried and true formation, the 4-2-3-1, to make sure his best players were most comfortable on the field. Not only is that proving to be […] The post Back to Form(ation) – Red Bulls vs. Crew MLS Recap appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8654 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8654 The Great Wall (Hawks-Wizards Recap, Game 1 – NBA Playoffs) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/D_Jk0FJycas/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8648#respond Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:03:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8648 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   WASHINGTON — More than making sure that the Washington Wizards got off on the right foot in the 2017 NBA Playoffs, John Wall was also making up for lost time on Sunday afternoon. In his first playoff series since an injury […] The post The Great Wall (Hawks-Wizards Recap, Game 1 – NBA Playoffs) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8648 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8648 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Preview: Part 2 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/KWhkfKeAUx4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8611#respond Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:03:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8611 Follow @Koiki_Sport Over the years and years of being an unabashed sports junkie, almost nothing has captured my imagination or my attention as much as the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs usually do on a yearly basis. Playoff hockey is like none other in terms of creating tension and drama, and the pursuit to win […] The post Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Preview: Part 2 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8611 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8611 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Preview: Part 1 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ug-LkP6Skkw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8601#respond Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:44:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8601 Follow @Koiki_Sport Over the years and years of being an unabashed sports junkie, almost nothing has captured my imagination or my attention as much as the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs usually do on a yearly basis. Playoff hockey is like none other in terms of creating tension and drama, and the pursuit to win […] The post Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Preview: Part 1 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8601 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8601 Now the Fun Begins (Panthers-Capitals recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oqxXwWGHY04/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8626#respond Sun, 09 Apr 2017 21:48:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8626 Follow @Koiki_Sport The best part about Game No. 82 for the Washington Capitals tonight is that it was…Game No. 82. It’s not that they didn’t want to win the game – a 2-0 loss to the Florida Panthers at the Verizon Center in the season finale – but what difference will it make if Washington […] The post Now the Fun Begins (Panthers-Capitals recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8626 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8626 Shades of Blue (National Championship Game recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/VKnkN5fqB9w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8590#respond Tue, 04 Apr 2017 02:12:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8590 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   GLENDALE, Ariz. — Not surprisingly, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams, never one to hide his emotions from the public, was filled with a lot of different thoughts and feelings after the Tar Heels’ 71-65 victory over Gonzaga, giving the school […] The post Shades of Blue (National Championship Game recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8590 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8590 No April Fools: Top Seeds Gonzaga, UNC to Title Game http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FS3y-nVSooQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8567#respond Sun, 02 Apr 2017 07:38:51 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8567 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   GLENDALE, Ariz. — We don’t know it at the moment, but Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins’ biggest sports inspiration might be the late, great heavyweight boxing champion, Muhammad Ali. In the biggest game of the freshman’s young career, he produced his […] The post No April Fools: Top Seeds Gonzaga, UNC to Title Game appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8567 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8567 Revenge in the Desert (Capitals-Coyotes recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/EqBRB1CxPf0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8578#respond Fri, 31 Mar 2017 23:29:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8578 Follow @Koiki_Sport Turnabout was more than just fair play for the Arizona Coyotes in their matchup against the league’s best team. In a span of five minutes and 44 seconds of the first period, the Coyotes scored three goals on their way to a 6-3 win over the Washington Capitals, snapping Washington’s six-game winning streak. […] The post Revenge in the Desert (Capitals-Coyotes recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8578 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8578 It’s All Greek to Him (2017 Final Four Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/2CN4rG5HmRU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8517#respond Fri, 31 Mar 2017 18:17:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8517 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   GLENDALE, Ariz. — Every clutch three-point basket Tyler Dorsey has drained during Oregon’s run to the Final Four – and there have been a lot of them – has sent his mom, Samia, usually attired in one of Tyler’s No. 5 Oregon […] The post It’s All Greek to Him (2017 Final Four Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8517 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8517 Snap Judgments: 2017 National Invitation Tournament Championship http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/uRMhOLc4JwE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8559#respond Fri, 31 Mar 2017 09:08:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8559 Follow @Koiki_Sport   In his freshman season, Brandon Parrish was part of a TCU team that went 0-18 in conference play. After that nightmarish campaign in the Big 12, being part of a team that could call itself a champion while in college seemed like the longest of long shots. Then again, New York City […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 National Invitation Tournament Championship appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8559 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8559 Snap Judgments: 2017 National Invitation Tournament Semifinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/uVIwzzn1SQU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8465#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:43:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8465 Follow @Koiki_Sport   It’s not the Final Four that, deep down, they would have wanted to play in this week, but one of the four teams that has arrived in New York City will leave the Big Apple as a champion. On Tuesday night, the National Invitation Tournament will mark its 80th year at Madison […] The post Snap Judgments: 2017 National Invitation Tournament Semifinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8465 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8465 Snap Judgments: Bridgeport Regional Final (2017 NCAA Women’s Tournament) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Hr2IMTrvssA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8440#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:13:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8440 Follow @Koiki_Sport   The Big Three has morphed into the Fab Five. Last season saw the undefeated Huskies march to their 11th national title on the backs of all-time basketball great Breanna Stewart, along with stars Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson. Enough experts doubted that this year’s team, without those now-departed seniors, would be able […] The post Snap Judgments: Bridgeport Regional Final (2017 NCAA Women’s Tournament) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8440 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8440 SEC-ond to None: Sweet 16 at MSG recap (2017 NCAA Tournament) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/R7dIMtrOHAY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8428#respond Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:14:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8428 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — Florida head coach Mike White was never more happy to see one of his players disobey his orders. Down two late in overtime, Gators swingman Canyon Barry was chasing down Wisconsin forward Khalil Iverson, on his way to […] The post SEC-ond to None: Sweet 16 at MSG recap (2017 NCAA Tournament) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8428 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8428 (More) Madness in Milwaukee: 2017 NCAA Tournament Second Round Recap http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4Ghce2vQv2E/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8369#respond Sun, 19 Mar 2017 02:15:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8369 School(ed) Zone: Butler Solves Middle Tennessee D Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   Butler was in the zone Saturday night, and was so against one of the most vaunted zone defenses in the country. On the power of six second-half three pointers, the Bulldogs advanced to the […] The post (More) Madness in Milwaukee: 2017 NCAA Tournament Second Round Recap appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8369 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8369 Madness in Milwaukee: 2017 NCAA Tournament First Round Recap http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/uBC0XlGYhxE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8358#respond Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:58:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8358 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   To paraphrase the great hip hop artist, LL Cool J, in describing the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders’ accomplishment this afternoon, “Don’t call it an upset!” Middle Tennessee, champions of Conference USA, came into this Thursday’s NCAA Tournament first round game with […] The post Madness in Milwaukee: 2017 NCAA Tournament First Round Recap appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8358 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8358 Snap Judgments: Midwest Region Preview http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_sb521iWO6I/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8348#respond Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:28:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8348 Follow @Koiki_Sport The Madness is here! With apologies to Christmastime and St. Patrick’s Day (the latter being just around the corner), the most wonderful time of the year – especially for sports fans – is nigh, with the 2017 NCAA Tournament officially getting started today with the play-in games taking place in Dayton. Throughout most […] The post Snap Judgments: Midwest Region Preview appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8348 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8348 Snap Judgments: South Region Preview http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nrShQpiMcTs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8321#respond Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:01:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8321 Follow @Koiki_Sport The Madness is here! With apologies to Christmastime and St. Patrick’s Day (the latter being just around the corner), the most wonderful time of the year – especially for sports fans – is nigh, with the 2017 NCAA Tournament officially getting started today with the play-in games taking place in Dayton. Throughout most […] The post Snap Judgments: South Region Preview appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8321 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8321 Snap Judgments: East Region Preview http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/XoGeGTLRaPU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8184#respond Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:25:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8184 Follow @Koiki_Sport The Madness is here! With apologies to Christmastime and St. Patrick’s Day (the latter being just around the corner), the most wonderful time of the year – especially for sports fans – is nigh, with the 2017 NCAA Tournament officially getting started today with the play-in games taking place in Dayton. Throughout most […] The post Snap Judgments: East Region Preview appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8184 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8184 Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Championship Game http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wD5vbGIUwyY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8138#respond Sun, 12 Mar 2017 04:19:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8138   Follow @Koiki_Sport There are not too many things that Mike Krzyzewski has not experienced during his storied coaching career, and that is what makes Saturday night’s win in the 2017 ACC Tournament Championship extra special – and almost incomparable. No team seeded fifth in the 64-year history of the ACC Tournament had ever won […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Championship Game appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8138 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8138 Wright at Home in New York (2017 #BETourney Final recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wDJcomM-q8g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8172#respond Sun, 12 Mar 2017 02:49:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8172 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   NEW YORK — For Villanova head coach Jay Wright, winning championships for a storied university in the basketball-mad city of Philadelphia only should cement his status as being a “Philly guy” through and through. That is surely the case, being that […] The post Wright at Home in New York (2017 #BETourney Final recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8172 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8172 Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Semifinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wp_yBeYXnXo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8054#respond Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:20:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8054   Follow @Koiki_Sport The Tar Heel State is barely big enough to contain the excitement every time Duke University and the University of North Carolina men’s basketball teams take the court to play each other twice a year in their storied hardwood rivalry. Now it’s the Big Apple’s turn to be the host of, arguably, […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Semifinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=8054 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=8054 Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Quarterfinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/HkBAhG6XZ8k/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7886#respond Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:41:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7886 Follow @Koiki_Sport   If you like your college basketball with a certain blue blood element to it, then the afternoon session of the 2017 ACC Tournament probably is where you need to be right now. Since those ticket prices are probably too steep to drop some coin and watch it live, being on this page […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Quarterfinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7886 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7886 Snap Judgments at the 2017 #BETourney: Day 1 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/6ztvgdVyY4Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7881#respond Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:07:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7881 Follow @Koiki_Sport It’s been 35 years in New York City, and the Big East Tournament looks as if it hasn’t aged one bit. For the 35th consecutive season, the Big East Tournament will take place at The World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, and it is sure to provide as much of the drama, […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2017 #BETourney: Day 1 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7881 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7881 Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Day 2 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0U43jLBQH1Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7781#respond Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:02:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7781   Follow @Koiki_Sport How much more March magic does Syracuse still possess after their unbelievable run to the Final Four last season? Can Duke do something no No. 5 seed has ever done in ACC Tournament history? Have the Virginia Cavaliers gotten their mojo back? All these questions and more will start to be answered […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Day 2 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7781 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7781 Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Day 1 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/N6EUGTnw93Y/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7635#respond Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:30:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7635 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]   Follow @Koiki_Sport After putting “Carolina in My Mind” on repeat for almost a generation, the ACC is about to march to a different tune, which happens to be “New York State of Mind.” Though you won’t see any pictures of James Taylor nor Billy Joel, what you will […] The post Snap Judgments at the 2017 ACC Tournament: Day 1 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7635 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7635 Before The Bracket Busting: UNC Wilmington http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/KIQg3QZKCyk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7604#respond Sat, 04 Mar 2017 10:06:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7604 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   If it normally takes just three seasons for basketball teams coached by Kevin Keatts to reach conference or national supremacy – and that has indeed been his track record since he entered the coaching ranks 20 years ago – UNC Wilmington […] The post Before The Bracket Busting: UNC Wilmington appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7604 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7604 “Break” Out Game (Warriors-Wizards recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1oy8XlxqvzA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7596#respond Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:26:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7596 Follow @Koiki_Sport Just 10 days after completing one of the most impressive stretches in club history, the Washington Wizards took the floor on Tuesday night looking to avoid a mini crisis. Despite the juggernaut of an opponent lining up across from them at the Verizon Center, there’s nothing like playing the best to bring out […] The post “Break” Out Game (Warriors-Wizards recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7596 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7596 Jazzy Duets (Jazz-Wizards recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7Fya5KBFpu4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7549#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:07:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7549 Follow @Koiki_Sport Before today’s game, Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder paid the highest compliment to the backcourt they were about to contend with on Sunday, calling the Washington Wizards’ duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal the best backcourt in the NBA. Whether he meant it as a subtle way of motivating his players […] The post Jazzy Duets (Jazz-Wizards recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7549 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7549 Snap Judgments: USC at Arizona State (02.26.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/a-f53cvUQs0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7582#respond Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:39:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7582 Follow @Koiki_Sport    – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   These cliffhanger games are already starting to catch up to new Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley, even if some of those contests actually go his way. Down by 10 with just under four minutes to play and by six […] The post Snap Judgments: USC at Arizona State (02.26.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7582 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7582 Snap Judgments: No. 20 Creighton at Seton Hall (02.15.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/E7ra5hmICtQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7475#respond Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:27:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7475 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]   Follow @Koiki_Sport After a subpar performance in the team’s last outing, a road loss to St. John’s, Seton Hall junior guard Khadeen Carrington assured his head coach, Kevin Willard, that he would be at his best in the team’s next outing and for the rest of the season. […] The post Snap Judgments: No. 20 Creighton at Seton Hall (02.15.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7475 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7475 Thunder Road (Oklahoma City-Washington recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AItEZC-p2sk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7469#respond Tue, 14 Feb 2017 01:06:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7469 Follow @Koiki_Sport It didn’t garner as much fanfare and Cupcake-palooza on Saturday, but the Oklahoma City Thunder played its second consecutive game against a person instrumental to the team earning its lofty perch near the top of the professional basketball world in the past decade. And like Kevin Durant, Wizards head coach Scott Brooks wanted […] The post Thunder Road (Oklahoma City-Washington recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7469 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7469 Life on The Bubble: Seton Hall (02.11.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FbZSzLgEDX8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7420#respond Sat, 11 Feb 2017 16:52:04 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7420 Follow @Koiki_Sport The Seton Hall Pirates couldn’t have started February – the month where teams on the fence in terms of making the NCAA Tournament make their moves either towards the Big Dance or towards the NIT – with more of a cliffhanger sequence, not even if a Hollywood producer got a chance to write […] The post Life on The Bubble: Seton Hall (02.11.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7420 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7420 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXIII: Stars on Ice http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/bnRxipf6mdk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7411#respond Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:59:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7411 Follow @Koiki_Sport With the chill of winter very much in the air, we thought there was no better time than right now to concentrate on the recent happenings on the ice. Our latest edition of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast focuses on some big events to come – and some that just occurred […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXIII: Stars on Ice appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7411 0 0:35:13 Team Canada hockey member and two-time Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Johnston joins discusses getting ready to play in the Canadian Women's Hockey League All-Star Game, winning the Clarkson Cup last season with the Calgary Inferno (CWHL) and be[...] Team Canada hockey member and two-time Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Johnston joins discusses getting ready to play in the Canadian Women's Hockey League All-Star Game, winning the Clarkson Cup last season with the Calgary Inferno (CWHL) and being teammates with hockey great Hayley Wickenheiser. University of Wisconsin captain Luke Kunin describes what it was like to be the captain of Team USA during its run to gold in the World Junior Championships last month, as well as his experience playing college hockey at Madison Square Garden a few weeks back. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7411 King John (Pelicans at Wizards recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Ziu50iwCeTY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7384#respond Sun, 05 Feb 2017 01:50:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7384 Follow @Koiki_Sport John Wall wouldn’t let his team lose tonight. He made sure the fans knew just that down the stretch tonight against the New Orleans Pelicans. After the Pelicans took a 91-90 lead on a Tyreke Evans three-pointer with just under six minutes remaining, here’s what the All-Star did after that: assist on a […] The post King John (Pelicans at Wizards recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7384 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7384 Rank and File (No. 23 Purdue at No. 17 Maryland recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/FnGHuMs9JlM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7378#respond Sat, 04 Feb 2017 18:03:14 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7378 Follow @Koiki_Sport After a last-second steal of an inbounds pass, the Purdue Boilermakers thought they had taken a huge step on their way towards seriously contending for a Big Ten title and marking themselves ready for an NCAA Tournament run come next month. Then 7-foot-2 Isaac Haas, who made the steal, took two huge steps…and […] The post Rank and File (No. 23 Purdue at No. 17 Maryland recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7378 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7378 Eight Isn’t Enough (Bruins-Capitals recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/LlHodP-IGt8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7390#respond Wed, 01 Feb 2017 22:51:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7390 Follow @Koiki_Sport After the Washington Capitals’ eighth straight win at home, a 5-3 triumph over the Boston Bruins, here are a few observations from tonight’s contest. 1. First Strike The biggest key for the Washington Capitals during its dominant run through the National Hockey League, especially at home, has been their starts to games. Just […] The post Eight Isn’t Enough (Bruins-Capitals recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7390 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7390 Avoiding an Oil Slick (Pacific Division Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SE_J_7QCg04/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7372#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 23:54:49 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7372 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   Speaking at an event for season-ticket holders a couple of weeks ago, Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan, with some of the words he used to address the Oilers’ fan base, sounded less like a first-year coach of the historic franchise […] The post Avoiding an Oil Slick (Pacific Division Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7372 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7372 Coachspeak: Greg Herenda http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/q-cF2c8AQNE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7363#respond Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:47:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7363 Follow @Koiki_Sport While Shakespeare might have been right in writing “uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,” the Fairleigh Dickinson men’s basketball team has embraced the role as the hunted in its quest to retain the Northeast Conference championship it won just 10 months ago. After the Knights’ 79-73 victory over St. Francis (Brooklyn) […] The post Coachspeak: Greg Herenda appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7363 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7363 Cooler Heads (Celtics/Wizards recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7LkEvx_4x-g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7358#respond Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:22:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7358 Follow @Koiki_Sport WASHINGTON — It was a game that was supposed to be more fitting of a burial, at least according to the players hosting the proceedings. Instead, the Washington Wizards turned tonight’s game vs. the Boston Celtics into a near three-hour procession more fitting of Mardi Gras. The Wizards, who have made no secret […] The post Cooler Heads (Celtics/Wizards recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7358 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7358 Stars Aligning (Blazers/Wizards recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oTAUx26s9fo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7353#respond Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:26:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7353 Follow @Koiki_Sport On the last full day for fans to vote for their favorite players for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, the All-Star candidates for the Washington Wizards made sure to put on a show to send voters racing to the polls. The backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal scored 49 combined combined as […] The post Stars Aligning (Blazers/Wizards recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7353 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7353 Tenacious D (Metropolitan Division Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/TlbYZT-TGrQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7319#respond Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:25:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7319 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   Is it possible that the person who holds the iconic title of “Iron Man” has passed the torch to another Beltway-area sportsman? Outside of wearing a helmet and using an instrument made out of wood, there probably aren’t too many parallels […] The post Tenacious D (Metropolitan Division Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7319 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7319 Snap Judgments: No. 3 Villanova at St. John’s (01.14.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/6xWPwCQi7X4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7313#respond Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:15:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7313 Follow @Koiki_Sport When a team is officially “the hunted,” every other team that squares off with it will produce its best shot at knocking off the king of the mountain. Villanova, the defending national champion, has gotten used to having the bullseye on its back all season long. Villanova head coach Jay Wright proclaimed that […] The post Snap Judgments: No. 3 Villanova at St. John’s (01.14.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7313 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7313 Cup Runneth Over http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8SgmFnKi_-4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7343#respond Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:18:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7343 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   At the start of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, one country that is notably absent from the continent’s premier club competition is the country of my homeland, Nigeria. To say that the absence of the six-time African champions makes the […] The post Cup Runneth Over appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7343 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7343 California Dreamin’ (Central Division Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/adILNnSBbN0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7265#respond Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:25:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7265 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   Refreshingly loquacious in a profession where many of his ilk are the antithesis of that, Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau isn’t nicknamed “Gabby” for nothing. He talks. He speaks his mind, so much so that, in 2009, he released a […] The post California Dreamin’ (Central Division Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7265 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7265 Snap Judgments: Saint Joseph’s at Fordham (01.07.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/42jV1RLtagM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7259#respond Sat, 07 Jan 2017 21:23:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7259 Follow @Koiki_Sport It’s a new year, and we’re back with bringing you some of the best game stories – in pictures. On Saturday afternoon, Saint Joseph’s and Fordham battled in an Atlantic-10 Conference matchup. The contest also is a part of the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight. In its own words, the JBS is a nationwide effort […] The post Snap Judgments: Saint Joseph’s at Fordham (01.07.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7259 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7259 Straitjacketed…For Now (Blue Jackets-Capitals recap, 01.05.17) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/35RxK9h4bys/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7231#respond Thu, 05 Jan 2017 23:52:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7231 Follow @Koiki_Sport WASHINGTON – Outside of the chance to accomplish a feat seen only once in the 100 years of the National Hockey League’s existence, tonight’s game for the Columbus Blue Jackets was going to end in a special way, no matter the result. It did turn out that Columbus fell to the Washington Capitals, […] The post Straitjacketed…For Now (Blue Jackets-Capitals recap, 01.05.17) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7231 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7231 Coachspeak: Felisha Legette-Jack http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Q8Tu9owUV80/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7217#respond Sun, 01 Jan 2017 10:58:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7217 Follow @Koiki_Sport With the way her long career in basketball has unfolded, it’s quite possible that University at Buffalo women’s head basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack’s favorite song is Billy Joel’s “New York State of Mind.” Or maybe it’s Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind.” Either way, the state of New York has played […] The post Coachspeak: Felisha Legette-Jack appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7217 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7217 Homecoming King (Atlantic Division Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9ltbz5N9Tdw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7207#respond Fri, 30 Dec 2016 21:49:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7207 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Emna Achour A Lot of Sports Talk hockey columnist   Raising Arizona Where can you find miles and miles of sand dunes, hot desert climate almost all year long and the hometown of a hockey player so famous that he autographed the town’s oldest rink’s Zamboni the last time he was […] The post Homecoming King (Atlantic Division Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7207 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7207 That’s Sick! (Connecticut-Maryland recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/c1dkuHQZfrs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7192#respond Thu, 29 Dec 2016 23:36:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7192 Follow @Koiki_Sport COLLEGE PARK, MD – After a game that tested his team almost as much as any other in the past few seasons, UConn head coach Geno Auriemma looked more than just exhausted after another win against a Top 10 opponent. His collar on his white button-down shirt popped open and clutching onto a […] The post That’s Sick! (Connecticut-Maryland recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7192 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7192 It IS About How You Start (Lightning-Caps recap, 12.23.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8bTQ5QU6TA8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7226#respond Sat, 24 Dec 2016 03:34:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7226 Follow @Koiki_Sport WASHINGTON – After having a day off and facing a team that was in town after playing just 24 hours prior, the Washington Capitals knew that the best way to put themselves in a position to win tonight was to jump on the weary-legged Tampa Bay Lightning early. If that was the case, […] The post It IS About How You Start (Lightning-Caps recap, 12.23.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7226 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7226 Fowl Play (Pacific Division Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/bTOkcEDK-34/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7166#respond Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:35:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7166    – by Emna Achour A Lot of Sports Talk hockey columnist   I Want You to Want Me Hockey players, like most professional athletes, have all sorts of sources of motivation outside of just wanting to contribute what they can to provide their team a victory on a given night. Some will give an […] The post Fowl Play (Pacific Division Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7166 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7166 Post Pattern: #ThrowbackMonday (Carolina-Washington recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/o-DzDMpRhto/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7153#respond Tue, 20 Dec 2016 02:10:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7153 Follow @Koiki_Sport WASHINGTON – After a game-sealing fourth quarter field goal sailed through the uprights, Carolina quarterback Cam Newton was seen high-fiving his teammates as well as waving to some fans in the stands, flashing the million-watt smile we saw many times during the 2015 Panthers’ run to the Super Bowl. Newton’s backfield mate, Jonathan […] The post Post Pattern: #ThrowbackMonday (Carolina-Washington recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7153 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7153 The Right Price (Canadiens-Capitals recap, 12.17.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Jt4UufBBP3A/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7146#respond Sun, 18 Dec 2016 02:57:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7146 Follow @Koiki_Sport WASHINGTON – While journalists had an idea of what story they had in mind and wanted to put on paper after last night’s embarrassing performance by the Montréal Canadiens, Carey Price made sure his play tonight was going to turn out to be the final say. Price, less than 24 hours after he […] The post The Right Price (Canadiens-Capitals recap, 12.17.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7146 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7146 Ph-lying High (Metropolitan Division Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/TuQKaV-LGNo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7136#respond Thu, 15 Dec 2016 23:22:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7136 Follow @Koiki_Sport In the rarefied air of the Mile High City, the Philadelphia Flyers were going to make sure their longest winning streak in three decades wasn’t going to go by the boards without a fight. So much so that Jakub Voracek, he of two career regular-season fighting majors before Wednesday night, literally dropped the […] The post Ph-lying High (Metropolitan Division Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7136 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7136 Post Pattern: Extra Special…? (Ravens-Patriots Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cfCsOP5V3rc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7123#respond Tue, 13 Dec 2016 03:09:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7123 Follow @Koiki_Sport FOXBORO, MA – You would be correct if you were to point to the play of players like Tom Brady, LeGarrette Blount and Malcolm Butler and use those as barometers to indicate how far the New England Patriots would be able to go in the 2016 season. While doing so, you might be […] The post Post Pattern: Extra Special…? (Ravens-Patriots Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7123 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7123 Down and Distance Podcast: Week 14 (2016 NFL Season) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/rKHe1bzI9pk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7113#respond Sat, 10 Dec 2016 15:24:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7113 Follow @Koiki_Sport How afraid should you be of the roar coming from the Motor City? In our latest episode of Down and Distance, our co-hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, discuss on First Down what to make of the Detroit Lions and if they are indeed the favorites to win the NFC North and become […] The post Down and Distance Podcast: Week 14 (2016 NFL Season) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7113 0 1:07:02 Our co-hosts (Holly Culbertson, Adesina Koiki) start off the latest Down and Distance Podcast by discussing how legit the NFC North Division-leading Detroit Lions are in 2016, along with recapping the Raiders-Chiefs Thursday night game. Former Tenne[...] Our co-hosts (Holly Culbertson, Adesina Koiki) start off the latest Down and Distance Podcast by discussing how legit the NFC North Division-leading Detroit Lions are in 2016, along with recapping the Raiders-Chiefs Thursday night game. Former Tennessee Titans tight end Frank Wycheck talks about the improvement of the Titans, as well as relives the Music City Miracle. Holly and Adesina make predictions on this week's games on Third Down, with the show wrapping up talking about one of the Dallas Cowboys' sensational rookies. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7113 Snap Judgements: Jimmy V Classic (12.06.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AWlwUVWZMMQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7051#respond Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:30:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7051 Follow @Koiki_Sport Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up. Those words, spoken by Jim Valvano during the 1993 ESPY Awards in the late stages of his fight against cancer, live on as the symbolic words of one of the most memorable speeches in recent American history. On Tuesday night, four college basketball teams took part […] The post Snap Judgements: Jimmy V Classic (12.06.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7051 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7051 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 14) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/3yQH-JyzOSg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6996#respond Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:46:49 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6996 Follow @Koiki_Sport At A Lot of Sports Talk, we realize that December has arrived and, like many other people who happen to be in the holiday spirit, we are well into making our Christmas wish list. But, as a college football fan, some of the things that we hope will come true on the calendar’s […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 14) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6996 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6996 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXII: No Payne, No Gain http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/h_fXk_k4agg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7039#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:31:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7039 Follow @Koiki_Sport It was a pleasure to see a college basketball great still show off his skills 20 years after his basketball dominance and become a champion – even if it was at a ping pong table. The theme of our latest edition of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast could very well be “Return […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXII: No Payne, No Gain appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7039 0 0:34:31 JR Payne, in her first season as head coach of the University of Colorado women's basketball team, explains how her team has gotten off to a 7-0 start and into the national rankings, along with how she has adjusted to life in Boulder in her fir[...] JR Payne, in her first season as head coach of the University of Colorado women's basketball team, explains how her team has gotten off to a 7-0 start and into the national rankings, along with how she has adjusted to life in Boulder in her first few months. We also caught up with former NBA player John Wallace at a charity event in Manhattan to reminisce about his basketball career, including leading Syracuse to the 1996 Final Four. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7039 ALOST Game of the Week: FCS Playoffs (Saint Francis Univ. at Villanova) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/qTtOA9wicBM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6991#respond Sat, 26 Nov 2016 23:45:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6991 Follow @Koiki_Sport On Villanova’s final possession of the first half in the first-round playoff game vs. Saint Francis University, its one and only play happened to be a kneel down to send the game into halftime. It seemed that almost every other Villanova offensive play before that knocked Red Flash’s defense onto its knees in […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: FCS Playoffs (Saint Francis Univ. at Villanova) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6991 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6991 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 13) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ET8RPOuVrWI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6954#respond Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:54:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6954 Follow @Koiki_Sport The Game. The Iron Bowl. The Apple Cup. They are iconic rivalries, so much so that, as a sports fan, you know exactly which teams take part in each of those games by heart. (We offer our apologies to Elis, Harvardians, Cardinal supporters and fellow Golden Bears reading this, as the Ohio State-Michigan […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 13) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6954 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6954 Coachspeak: John Beilein http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/sww-9TbeuHs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6959#respond Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:26:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6959 Follow @Koiki_Sport Despite not being one of the household names that comes to mind when talking about great college basketball head coaches, no conversation about some of the best Xs and Os men can truly be a fair one without mentioning the name of John Beilein. One of only five coaches in NCAA history to […] The post Coachspeak: John Beilein appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6959 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6959 Snap Judgements: Legends Classic Title Game (11.22.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/jd48lK0JP48/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6936#respond Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:59:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6936   Who needs to wait until March to feel the nerves and excitement of tournament basketball? Tuesday night saw a riveting encounter for the Legends Classic Championship, with Notre Dame and Northwestern going back and forth for 40 minutes, almost nothing separating the teams. With the Wildcats up by one with under 20 seconds to […] The post Snap Judgements: Legends Classic Title Game (11.22.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6936 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6936 Snap Judgements: Legends Classic Semis (11.21.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Ivr7j-jDmpI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6898#respond Tue, 22 Nov 2016 01:32:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6898 Follow @Koiki_Sport   Despite being more than 700 miles away from its campus, Notre Dame sure feels just as comfortable in Brooklyn than it does in South Bend. On Monday night, the Fighting Irish, along with three other schools, took part in the semifinals of the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center in the NYC […] The post Snap Judgements: Legends Classic Semis (11.21.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6898 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6898 ALOST Game of the Week: Oklahoma at West Virginia (11.19.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/2oFWh4ejcTk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6885#respond Sun, 20 Nov 2016 03:14:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6885 Follow @Koiki_Sport MORGANTOWN, WV – For the Oklahoma Sooners, 1-2 after their first three games of 2016, to realistically make it back into the College Football Playoff discussion, they’d have to make sure of three things: win every remaining game, win almost all of those games convincingly and take advantage of mistakes from other teams […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: Oklahoma at West Virginia (11.19.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6885 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6885 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 12) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9Ta5goEyKdU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6866#respond Thu, 17 Nov 2016 23:34:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6866 Follow @Koiki_Sport Poor Louisville. Poor, poor Louisville. Strangely enough, this college football elegy was the idea I had of what to write in this space before Louisville’s evisceration on Thursday night against Houston. If I felt bad for the Cardinals before that game, I definitely do right now after their humbling. Wait. Why was I […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 12) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6866 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6866 2016 College Basketball Marathon: Evening Edition http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/5YAM-0BHa9E/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6857#respond Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:06:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6857 Follow @Koiki_Sport NEW YORK – Of all of the first-year talent on display during the Kentucky Wildcats’ win against the Michigan State Spartans to kick off the State Farm Champions Classic doubleheader, probably the fresh face that stood out the most involving that game didn’t wear blue nor green. Nor was he wearing a basketball […] The post 2016 College Basketball Marathon: Evening Edition appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6857 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6857 Post Pattern: For Pete’s Sake (Seahawks-Patriots review) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nPbR8l6wSD4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6843#respond Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:34:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6843 Follow @Koiki_Sport Just over an hour after his team was triumphant in one of the great games of the 2016 season, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll – the man immediately in charge of the New England Patriots before the Reign of Belichick – walked past me and had a stroll down the Gillette Stadium […] The post Post Pattern: For Pete’s Sake (Seahawks-Patriots review) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6843 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6843 ALOST Game of the Week; Ohio State at Maryland (11.12.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/p7OFAhVX7eE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6831#respond Sat, 12 Nov 2016 18:30:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6831 Follow @Koiki_Sport COLLEGE PARK, MD – In contrast to the popular idiom, good news traveled real fast to the Ohio State Buckeyes football team yesterday. Even if some associated with the school tried their best to ignore it. Soon after the Buckeyes’ 62-3 demolition of the Maryland Terrapins was over, Jerry Emig, the team’s media […] The post ALOST Game of the Week; Ohio State at Maryland (11.12.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6831 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6831 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 11) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/uXLOMB8PkEw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6686#respond Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:53:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6686 Follow @Koiki_Sport If you’re an unranked team facing a highly-ranked opponent in the month of November, watch out!! If you’re a ranked team and you’re facing a Top Five team looking to make an impression in the final few weeks of the season to hopefully be selected to play for the National Championship, duck!! It’s […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 11) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6686 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6686 2016 Midnight Madness: The Women of the Big East http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4osZOuCuOz8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6769#respond Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:36:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6769 Follow @Koiki_Sport Remember when many predicted doom was imminent for the Big East Conference after seismic realignment gutted the league of a plethora of programs that were the foundation of the conference’s legacy in basketball? By now, you know that those grim predictions were as on-point as those predicting chaos on Y2K, with the Villanova […] The post 2016 Midnight Madness: The Women of the Big East appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6769 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6769 ALOST Game of the Week: Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh (10.27.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cHx-UioQNp0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6692#respond Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:14:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6692 Follow @Koiki_Sport PITTSBURGH – During tonight’s huge Atlantic Coast Conference matchup at Heinz Field, Virginia Tech’s passing offense was in dreamland all night going up against the Pittsburgh Panthers secondary. On another side of the ball, one of the Hokies’ other influential figures in lighting up the scoreboard had literally dreamed of this day to […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh (10.27.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6692 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6692 Snap Judgements: New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SC (10.23.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Vf3kSV-DPdA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6649#respond Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:48:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6649   Follow @Koiki_Sport As manager Patrick Vieira and captain David Villa said in an address to their fans at the end of the today’s game, the job isn’t done for New York City Football Club – but what a job they’ve already done during its second season in existence. Capping off one of the biggest […] The post Snap Judgements: New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SC (10.23.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6649 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6649 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 8) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AdYuzFQw3Is/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6625#respond Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:06:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6625 Follow @Koiki_Sport Sometimes, we like cutting through the fat and getting to the good stuff! The good stuff, in this case, is the A Lot of Sports Talk College Football Poll, ranking the Top 25 teams going into Week 8 of the season. Last week was supposed to be a sleepy, uneventful sort of week. […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 8) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6625 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6625 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 7) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_N3nJtHG1Gw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6590#respond Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:26:15 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6590 Follow @Koiki_Sport Could the Orange Nightmare finally end Saturday afternoon? Now what in the world am I talking about? I’m talking about the football team in Knoxville, as Tennessee might very well be in the middle of a football renaissance and establishing themselves as a Top 10 team once again – something we were accustomed […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 7) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6590 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6590 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXI: I Can See For Miles http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/TKuPmgV7Sds/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6580#respond Mon, 10 Oct 2016 19:43:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6580 Follow @Koiki_Sport With the often unreasonable expectations of college football fans and of the administrations at those universities, it seems as if anything shy of having a gold medal around your neck won’t be enough to save a head coach’s job if results aren’t up to snuff. Lucky for us, our latest edition of The A […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXXI: I Can See For Miles appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6580 0 0:39:10 2002 Olympic gold medalist Sarah Hughes explains to us what she's been up to after her figure skating career along with how she's using figure skating as a tool to empower and educate young women from underrepresented groups in New York Ci[...] 2002 Olympic gold medalist Sarah Hughes explains to us what she's been up to after her figure skating career along with how she's using figure skating as a tool to empower and educate young women from underrepresented groups in New York City. Also, award-winning sportscaster Erin Cofiell (WFFF/WVNY-TV, Champlain Valley area) shares her personal experience covering former LSU football head coach Les Miles during her time as a sports reporter in Baton Rouge, going into detail as to what type of person Miles was on and off the football field. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6580 Post Pattern: Confronting Pasts (Cleveland-Washington recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/drzCGaEoPCU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6540#respond Sun, 02 Oct 2016 22:03:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6540 Follow @Koiki_Sport A Familiar Face and a Familiar Place Even without Robert Griffin III featuring for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday due to injury, no one in the Washington DC area could escape the motif that hung over the head of every Washington football supporter and almost every former teammate of his on the opposing […] The post Post Pattern: Confronting Pasts (Cleveland-Washington recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6540 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6540 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 5) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/zCcvOJOKgtk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6501#respond Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:29:15 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6501 Follow @Koiki_Sport Goodbye, Les Miles. I know I’ll miss you…and you will, too. Even if you don’t want to admit it right now. Last Sunday, after the LSU Tigers lost 18-13 down on The Plains against Auburn, Miles was let go as head coach, bringing down the curtain on 11-plus seasons of madness, greatness and, […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 5) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6501 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6501 ALOST Game of the Week: BYU vs. West Virginia (09.24.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/IRdfpvfbKmY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6484#respond Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:32:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6484 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   LANDOVER, MD – When staring across the field to the opponent’s sideline at FedExField, West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen was not only looking at the team he was looking to beat on Saturday. It was also a gaze at his […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: BYU vs. West Virginia (09.24.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6484 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6484 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 4) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/fnNaQ9U-DbM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6452#respond Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:29:36 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6452 Follow @Koiki_Sport So after one has had fun and excitement with a summer fling, the fall usually is time to find out if those guys and girls are ready for the long haul that comes with a relationship. It’s actually no different in college football, at least in the 2016 season. On this first day […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 4) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6452 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6452 Snap Judgements: NYCFC vs. FC Dallas (09.17.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8Gfr8aK8lkQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6423#respond Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:47:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6423 Follow @Koiki_Sport In their second season as a Major League Soccer franchise, and their second inside of Yankee Stadium, New York City Football Club has been a home run for most of the campaign. In first place in the Eastern Conference for the majority of 2016, NYCFC has benefitted from the seamless assimilation of youth […] The post Snap Judgements: NYCFC vs. FC Dallas (09.17.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6423 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6423 ALOST Game of the Week: New Mexico at Rutgers (09.17.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/dN03EVHDEoM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6450#respond Sat, 17 Sep 2016 19:54:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6450 Follow @Koiki_Sport After Rutgers’ come-from-behind 37-28 victory over New Mexico in our 2016 debut of A Lot of Sports Talk’s College Football Game of the week, here are our takeaways from the contest, provided by editor-in-chief Adesina O. Koiki. 1. Many (More) Happy Returns When taking over as head coach of the Scarlet Knights, Chris Ash […] The post ALOST Game of the Week: New Mexico at Rutgers (09.17.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6450 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6450 ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_7xOiks8J_4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6404#respond Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:08:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6404 Follow @Koiki_Sport After serves, double faults, winners and Grand Slams, it’s time for touchdowns, triple reverses, pick sixes and endless College Football Playoff discussions on A Lot of Sports Talk. We’re getting a little bit of a late start with our weekly college football poll, mostly due to our near wall-to-wall coverage of the 2016 […] The post ALOST’s 2016 College Football Poll (Week 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6404 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6404 Snap Judgments: 2016 US Open women’s semifinals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ZKawlUh9z3k/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6325#respond Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:02:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6325   Follow @Koiki_Sport Extra, Extra! Read all about it! We have a new Number One in women’s tennis! The current women’s No. 1 tennis player, Serena Williams, will have been perched atop the WTA Tour rankings for 186 consecutive weeks by the end of this Sunday, tying Steffi Graf’s record for consecutive weeks holding the […] The post Snap Judgments: 2016 US Open women’s semifinals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6325 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6325 Snap Judgments: Swin Cash Retirement Ceremony (09.07.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/knxjbhjYvNs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6358#respond Thu, 08 Sep 2016 02:04:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6358 Follow @Koiki_Sport After 15 glorious years in the WNBA, one of the league’s best is finally Cash-ing out her professional basketball career. On Wednesday night, the New York Liberty held a retirement ceremony for forward Swin Cash, the three-time WNBA champion, four-time All-Star and Olympic gold medalist who is hanging up her sneakers at the […] The post Snap Judgments: Swin Cash Retirement Ceremony (09.07.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6358 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6358 Around the Grounds: Day 10 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/baHiRKsi-ZU/ Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:07:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6254 Follow @Koiki_Sport There comes a time in sports when, figuratively speaking, boys become men and girls become women. In tennis, especially in Grand Slam tournaments, that literally happens! On Day 10 of the 2016 US Open, two men’s and two women’s semifinals will be played on Arthur Ashe Stadium, with some of the participants going […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 10 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6254 Fool Me Once…(Week 1 College Football Review) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/HeCsXfoixsc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6315#respond Wed, 07 Sep 2016 02:04:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6315 Follow @Koiki_Sport After an entertaining Week 1 of the college football season, a week which included seven AP Top 25 losing to start the year, the A Lot of Sports Talk staff has a few takeaways from the debut of the latest season on the gridiron, as well as what to look forward to for […] The post Fool Me Once…(Week 1 College Football Review) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6315 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6315 Around the Grounds: Day 9 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/AS__7IrzmTg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6239#respond Tue, 06 Sep 2016 18:11:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6239 Follow @Koiki_Sport “We have all the time in the world…Time enough for life to unfold…All the precious things love has in store…We have all the love in the world…” He might not have known it then, but Louis Armstrong might have been singing about the timeless and adored tennis stadium in the Flushing section of […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 9 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6239 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6239 Snap Judgments: Day 7 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SKjNvF1qkKI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6248#respond Tue, 06 Sep 2016 04:15:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6248 Follow @Koiki_Sport “Click, click, BOOM!” Debuting today, A Lot of Sports Talk will roll out a regular column titled “Snap Judgements,” telling the stories of events we cover through pictures through the lens of New York City-based photographer Robert Cole. Our first stop is in the Flushing section of Queens as we’ve been covering the […] The post Snap Judgments: Day 7 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6248 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6248 Around the Grounds: Labor Day at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/N5b259Htwcs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6210#respond Mon, 05 Sep 2016 18:23:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6210 Follow @Koiki_Sport It’s Labor Day, so let us do the work for you! One of the most fun days on the tennis calendar is upon us: Labor Day at the US Open. The past three days have seen attendance records being shattered at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, but, with most people having […] The post Around the Grounds: Labor Day at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6210 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6210 Around the Grounds: Day 7 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_lhbMf39zHE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6117#respond Sun, 04 Sep 2016 19:34:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6117 Follow @Koiki_Sport American tennis fans hope the Keys to victory will be executed by the only American who will take the Arthur Ashe Stadium court on Sunday Day 7 of the 2016 US Open sees quarterfinal appearances on the line, with some looking to continue their history of good form in majors while others are […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 7 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6117 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6117 Around the Grounds: Day 6 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-H3cr0N75s0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6087#respond Sat, 03 Sep 2016 20:25:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6087 Follow @Koiki_Sport Wait a minute. There’s college football on right now? While this September Saturday marks the first weekend of the college football season, A Lot of Sports Talk will have to watch and admire it from afar. Things are getting real good here in Queens, as the 2016 US Open hits the weekend on […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 6 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6087 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6087 Around the Grounds: Day 5 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/z_UmCQCBlZM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6016#respond Fri, 02 Sep 2016 18:00:27 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6016 Follow @Koiki_Sport Summertime, and the living is easy. Making it into the fourth round at a Grand Slam never is easy. Day 5 of the 2016 US Open will obviously provide high drama, but this is when, usually, the business end of Grand Slam tournaments starts, with many of the winners in singles making it […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 5 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=6016 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=6016 Around the Grounds: Day 4 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/aLS8mU5cAH8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5965#respond Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:48:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5965 Follow @Koiki_Sport “Rain, rain, go away?” Right now, it’s more like, “Rain, rain, thank you very much!” Yes, it has been raining here in New York City as we get to start Day 4 of the US Open. Obviously, it’s a bummer that, outside of Ashe Stadium and the newly-installed retractable roof, all of the […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 4 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5965 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5965 Around the Grounds: Day 3 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Wzc3jXs8024/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5937#respond Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:18:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5937 Follow @Koiki_Sport Double the pleasure…but only half the fun? After the first two days of the 2016 US Open, when all of the attention was on the one-on-one singles battles no matter which court you ventured to, Day 3 of the US Open sees the first few doubles and mixed doubles matches get underway. I’ll […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 3 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5937 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5937 Around the Grounds: Day 2 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/_MbvzDPFBL0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5890#respond Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:25:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5890 Follow @Koiki_Sport Could Day 2 of the 2016 US Open be another case of the Young and the restless? Before we begin our second day of coverage from the grounds at the US Open, let’s take a peek to last year, when, on Day 2, we were on Court 17 in the afternoon when American […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 2 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5890 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5890 Around the Grounds: Day 1 at the 2016 US Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OF31zYns4qM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5834#respond Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:00:50 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5834 Follow @Koiki_Sport The third time is definitely a charm, and it definitely doesn’t hurt to add a little (err, a lot of) New York City charm to it! Welcome to Year Three of A Lot of Sports Talk‘s live blogging extravaganza at the U.S. Open, as we walk around the grounds – and avoid Ashe Stadium […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 1 at the 2016 US Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5834 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5834 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXX: Goal-Driven & Gold-Driven http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Law6A_WmMEE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5809#respond Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:01:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5809 Follow @Koiki_Sport The dog days of summer could turn into glory days for many athletes this time of year. If you throw in the fact that this is an Olympic year, the glory could very well last a lifetime. For the first time in about a year, our latest edition of The A Lot of Sports […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXX: Goal-Driven & Gold-Driven appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5809 0 0:32:35 USWNT member Meghan Klingenberg takes the temperature of the team as they head down to Brazil to defend their gold medal, as well as describes how it was living in the house of a former NBA head coach. Heavyweight boxing prospect Jarrell "Big Ba[...] USWNT member Meghan Klingenberg takes the temperature of the team as they head down to Brazil to defend their gold medal, as well as describes how it was living in the house of a former NBA head coach. Heavyweight boxing prospect Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller graces us with his knowledge of boxing and his charisma before his next fight on Aug. 19, and WTA Tour World No. 3 Simona Halep discusses her win at the Coupe Rogers tournament in Montréal this past weekend. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5809 One-on-one with Simona Halep, 2016 Coupe Rogers champion http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/PwpsjWYVS8I/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5818#respond Sun, 31 Jul 2016 21:00:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5818 Follow @Koiki_Sport Two weeks ago, Simona Halep was winning a tournament in her homeland of Romania. This week, almost 4,500 miles away from Bucharest, she won another tournament…and, once again, it felt just like home. With a sizable Romanian community coming out to Stade Uniprix to cheer her on, Halep won her second consecutive tournament […] The post One-on-one with Simona Halep, 2016 Coupe Rogers champion appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5818 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5818 All the Way Up (WTA in Montréal Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/5Gmbtjk4G2E/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5796#respond Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:02:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5796 Follow @Koiki_Sport While the rest of the WTA Tour’s elite might have been asleep to the talents of Kristina Kucova, the surprise semifinalist in the Coupe Rogers tournament this week, her parents and supporters back home in Bratislava clearly have not been as somnolent. Not even at two o’clock in the morning. Kucova made sure […] The post All the Way Up (WTA in Montréal Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5796 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5796 Turning Over New Leaves: WTA in Montréal Notebook http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/iSAhhljSggU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5784#respond Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:25:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5784 Follow @Koiki_Sport   We’ve finally made it once again to Montréal, as we’re here for the last WTA Tour stop before the 2016 Rio Olympics. Like last year, when the men took center stage, we will provide a day-by-day commentary and recap of some of the best moments from each day spent around the tennis […] The post Turning Over New Leaves: WTA in Montréal Notebook appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5784 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5784 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXIX: New York’s Giant http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/2-zidu1F4GY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5770#respond Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:30:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5770 Follow @Koiki_Sport If you’re a baseball fan and/or historian, you can only imagine what life was like in New York City during the first part of the twentieth century, with the New York Yankees, New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers capturing the imaginations of young boys and girls in every borough of the Big Apple […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXIX: New York’s Giant appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5770 0 0:59:41 Mel Ott's daughter, 80-year-old Barbara Schneidau, regales us with stories of her life and times in the game of baseball and in New York City during her father's Hall-of-Fame playing career with the New York Giants. Trust us, the stories s[...] Mel Ott's daughter, 80-year-old Barbara Schneidau, regales us with stories of her life and times in the game of baseball and in New York City during her father's Hall-of-Fame playing career with the New York Giants. Trust us, the stories she has for us will captivate you and provide a glimpse into the halcyon days of baseball in the Big Apple in the 1930s and 1940s. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5770 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXVIII: Jenny, Jenny… http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/WuZ30Wu_YT8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5757#respond Wed, 06 Jul 2016 23:27:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5757 Follow @Koiki_Sport Last Tuesday, Pat Summitt, the venerable head coach of University of Tennessee Lady Vols women’s basketball team who built a hoops empire in Knoxville, passed away at the age of 64 due to complications of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Although I was never able to attend a game involving the Lady Vols in any […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXVIII: Jenny, Jenny… appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5757 0 0:39:24 Women's Basketball Hall of Famer and new George Washington women's basketball head coach Jennifer Rizzotti talks about why it was the right time to leave her home state of Connecticut to take the job with the Colonials, along with reminisc[...] Women's Basketball Hall of Famer and new George Washington women's basketball head coach Jennifer Rizzotti talks about why it was the right time to leave her home state of Connecticut to take the job with the Colonials, along with reminiscing about her playing days at UConn. Also, current Seattle Storm head coach and one-time WNBA player Jenny Boucek discusses her interactions with the late Pat Summitt while a player at the University of Virginia, as well as the differences in the WNBA between its inception and the present day. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5757 Cheaters of Death (USA-Paraguay Copa America recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QKe80Q1tPYg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5739#respond Sun, 12 Jun 2016 01:30:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5739 Follow @Koiki_Sport  – by Adesina O. Koiki A Lot of Sports Talk editor-in-chief   The cold, rainy December evening in midtown Manhattan presumably was a symbolic one for the United States Men’s National Team, as the night of the Copa America Centenario Draw dealt the them the toughest group pairing possible, including opening up the […] The post Cheaters of Death (USA-Paraguay Copa America recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5739 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5739 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXVII: The Need for Speed http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JZOAeuRlPxo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5718#respond Wed, 25 May 2016 17:46:04 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5718 Follow @Koiki_Sport We’re fast approaching Memorial Day Weekend, which not only marks the unofficial start of summer, but also happens to mark the most notable and prestigious segment of the auto racing calendar in both the United States and overseas. In our latest edition of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast, we turn our attention mostly […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXVII: The Need for Speed appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5718 0 0:42:05 Racing pioneer Lyn St. James chronicles her over 40-year career as a driver, including her memories of finishing 11th at the 1992 Indianapolis 500 and winning the Indy 500 Rookie of the Year. Also, WNBA All-Star Angel McCoughtry discusses the Atlan[...] Racing pioneer Lyn St. James chronicles her over 40-year career as a driver, including her memories of finishing 11th at the 1992 Indianapolis 500 and winning the Indy 500 Rookie of the Year. Also, WNBA All-Star Angel McCoughtry discusses the Atlanta Dream's fast start to the season and what the team has used as motivation going into 2016. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5718 MLS Roundup: Putting out the Fire http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-o0Ws0pBpbs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5705#respond Wed, 18 May 2016 22:51:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5705 Follow @Koiki_Sport If you’re only going to have one shot on goal the entire game, you better make it count. That’s exactly what Mike Grella did with his strike for the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday. Grella finished off a great build-up play with his fourth goal of the season to provide the only […] The post MLS Roundup: Putting out the Fire appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5705 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5705 ALOST’s MLB Game of the Week – Oakland/Toronto (04.24.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7ykVob6mS28/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5698#respond Mon, 25 Apr 2016 02:17:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5698 Follow @Koiki_Sport   An Early Mother’s Day Present Right before the start of a game, most professional players do everything in their power to focus on the task at hand; listening to their favorite music, going over scouting reports and maintaining superstitious habits are the norm in the clubhouse. Taking a photo with your mother […] The post ALOST’s MLB Game of the Week – Oakland/Toronto (04.24.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5698 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5698 Five questions about the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/gy48vXeMjxk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5680#respond Wed, 13 Apr 2016 13:54:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5680 Follow @Koiki_Sport If there’s one team that can be described as the microcosm of the topsy-turvy nature of what the Stanley Cup Playoffs will be, head down to sunny Southern California. The Anaheim Ducks were Pacific Division champions this season, which was expected before the first puck drop of the season. At Christmas, most people […] The post Five questions about the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5680 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5680 Blue in the Face (2016 Men’s Final Four coverage) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4hsel_FxDCU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5662#respond Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:03:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5662 Follow @Koiki_Sport Hang around the North Carolina locker room long enough and you’ll know that when you hear the letters “ASAP” thrown around, it’s in reference to junior forward Kennedy Meeks, whose nickname is just that, though it’s a different take on the much-used acronym. “Always Strive and Prosper.” ASAP has also been a familiar […] The post Blue in the Face (2016 Men’s Final Four coverage) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5662 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5662 The Philadelphia Story (Sweet 16 Preview, East Region) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/73U_wzxef08/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5656#respond Thu, 24 Mar 2016 17:53:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5656 Follow @Koiki_Sport PHILADELPHIA – As long as Tom Crean had to wait to bring his Indiana Hoosiers back to the Sweet 16, it was an even longer wait for him to fulfill a basketball dream. Advancing to the Sweet 16 in the East Region allowed Crean to finally visit The Palestra, better known in these […] The post The Philadelphia Story (Sweet 16 Preview, East Region) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5656 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5656 Island Fever (Metropolitan Division Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/KCSV74a2gjk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7101#respond Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:10:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7101 Follow @Koiki_Sport The number of logistical issues the New York Islanders have encountered in their first season at their new home, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, are numerous; The playing ice conditions have been subpar, many seats have obstructed views and travel by players and fans to the arena have not been pleasant. All that […] The post Island Fever (Metropolitan Division Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7101 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7101 Not a Total Shock (2016 NCAA Tournament Recap, Day 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/qBm3qEPVzVk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5651#respond Fri, 18 Mar 2016 03:23:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5651 Follow @Koiki_Sport PROVIDENCE, RI – Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall was proud that, once again, his Shockers went up against one of the “brand names” of college basketball and delivered on the biggest of stages. “Over the past four years, though, Wichita State has been creating its own brand (e.g. Play Angry), one that’s […] The post Not a Total Shock (2016 NCAA Tournament Recap, Day 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5651 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5651 From the NCAA Tournament locker: “Boola, Boola!” http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/smwn97T_dio/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5642#respond Fri, 18 Mar 2016 00:55:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5642 Follow @Koiki_Sport PROVIDENCE, RI – After Makai Mason became the latest breakout star to emerge in an NCAA Tournament upset, his head coach, Yale University’s James Jones, described him – and his performance – pretty succinctly…and colorfully. “He’s a bad little man.” Not to be outdone, Rebecca Jones, James’s wife, while waiting just outside of […] The post From the NCAA Tournament locker: “Boola, Boola!” appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5642 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5642 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXVI: Methods and Madness http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oQszldQdPW0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5638#respond Wed, 16 Mar 2016 22:44:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5638 Follow @Koiki_Sport   In our latest edition of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast, we’re all in on covering the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament, specifically talking with players who might become household names by this time next week with their play and/or their team’s play in the Big Dance. We start with the […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXVI: Methods and Madness appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5638 0 0:36:20 In our March Madness extravaganza, we speak with many different players who will feature in the next few days in the men's and women's tournaments. On the women's side, Penn center Sydney Stipanovich speaks to how the Quakers reclaime[...] In our March Madness extravaganza, we speak with many different players who will feature in the next few days in the men's and women's tournaments. On the women's side, Penn center Sydney Stipanovich speaks to how the Quakers reclaimed the top spot in the Ivy. Also, Championship Week heroes - including Stony Brook's Jameel Warney, UNCW's Chris Flemmings and Derrick Gordon - all interviewed with us after games in their conference tournaments last week. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5638 One-on-one with Stony Brook’s Jameel Warney (America East Championship) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hdJtR8foIWo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5633#respond Sat, 12 Mar 2016 18:08:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5633 Follow @Koiki_Sport Over the past 14 years of covering college athletics, and specifically college basketball, I have had innumerable chances to respect and admire the skills of great athletes, even marvel at their abilities under extreme game pressure. With that said, there have been just a few times where I’ve truly been left in awe […] The post One-on-one with Stony Brook’s Jameel Warney (America East Championship) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5633 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5633 The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXV: The Championship Spotlight http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/pVCy6oNNeyk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5620#respond Thu, 03 Mar 2016 20:00:21 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5620 Follow @Koiki_Sport Get ready for a slew of champions to be crowned during the Ides of March. In our latest edition of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast, our focus is on the different championships that are up for grabs in the time known as “March Madness.” Before entering the familiar milieu of the […] The post The ALOST Podcast, Ep. XXV: The Championship Spotlight appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5620 0 0:55:02 Kate Cimini, hockey writer and commentator (Today's Slapshot, Don't Snow the Goalie), gives her assessment of the most impressive aspects of the inaugural season of the National Women's Hockey League, as well as previews the playoff s[...] Kate Cimini, hockey writer and commentator (Today's Slapshot, Don't Snow the Goalie), gives her assessment of the most impressive aspects of the inaugural season of the National Women's Hockey League, as well as previews the playoff series in the NWHL and CHL. Also, Mount St. Mary's head basketball coach Jamion Christian lets us in on what has helped him become a successful college basketball head coach, as well as his keys to navigating a conference tournament and reaching the Big Dance. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5620 Survive and Advance, Day 1: Hat(ter) Trick http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/lM6_jzQL_50/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5610#respond Tue, 01 Mar 2016 11:57:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5610 Follow @Koiki_Sport Over the next seven days, A Lot of Sports Talk will be on site at a different city each successive day covering playoff games – mostly of the elimination variety – as Championship Week gets underway, specifically in college basketball. Day 1 found us in the Garden State, as the first D-1 conference […] The post Survive and Advance, Day 1: Hat(ter) Trick appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5610 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5610 Split-Second Decisions (Princeton-Columbia, 02.13.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/mnBz5o7UX8w/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5601#respond Sun, 14 Feb 2016 06:41:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5601 Follow @Koiki_Sport NEW YORK – Columbia held the ball and a one-point lead with 10.2 seconds left, a double-digit second half lead thisclose to turning into abject misery and a devastating loss. Guard Maodo Lo, the team’s leading scorer and one of its senior leaders, then found himself open, catching a deep inbounds pass from […] The post Split-Second Decisions (Princeton-Columbia, 02.13.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5601 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5601 3-Point Play: Duck, Duck, Goose http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/2gvS9_15ZC0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5571#respond Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:27:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5571 Follow @Koiki_Sport 1. “It’s all about the ‘O'” If going on the road and pulling out wins away from the confines of your home gym is a sign of a team’s potential Final Four mettle, what the Oregon Ducks were able to pull off a couple of Thursdays ago should put them at the head […] The post 3-Point Play: Duck, Duck, Goose appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5571 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5571 What We Learned: Columbia at Yale (02.05.16) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0RfVOhUlzpE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5597#respond Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:05:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5597 Follow @Koiki_Sport You can never confuse Yale senior forward Brandon Sherrod as someone who looks at statistics. Even when he’s about to put up a stat no one has ever posted in NCAA Division-1 basketball history. Sherrod, the senior who’s back on the team after a year away, set the D-1 record for most consecutive […] The post What We Learned: Columbia at Yale (02.05.16) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5597 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5597 Super Bowl Memories: Muhsin Muhammad http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/pSN_kTnp5xs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5578#respond Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:53:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5578 Follow @Koiki_Sport The Carolina Panthers’ first chance at achieving professional football immortality ended in the most painful way possible, and one of the members of that squad hopes the 2015 edition erases some of those memories on Sunday. It was 12 years ago when the Panthers, who had finished 1-15 just two seasons prior and […] The post Super Bowl Memories: Muhsin Muhammad appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5578 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5578 Melbourne Madness (2016 Australian Open coverage) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/bZQGhdgEInk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5559#respond Sun, 24 Jan 2016 09:55:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5559 Follow @Koiki_Sport –by Emna Achour MELBOURNE – The Grand Slam in the Land Down Under has been the land of all the upsets on the women’s side so far. Just to list a few, Caroline Wozniacki, Venus Williams and world No. 2 Simona Halep were all gone before the end of Day 2 of the 2016 […] The post Melbourne Madness (2016 Australian Open coverage) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5559 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5559 Getting the Point Across…and Down (Metropolitan Division Notebook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/MB13o7cxxmk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7094#respond Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:04:30 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7094 Follow @Koiki_Sport If you’re well-versed in the world of crossword puzzles, as this sports writer and crossword blogger happens to be, one would know that the standard size of a grid is 15 squares by 15 squares; therefore, being able to find 15-letter entries that span the entire grid can do wonders to creating the […] The post Getting the Point Across…and Down (Metropolitan Division Notebook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=7094 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=7094 Post Pattern, Playoff Edition: Pleading the Fifth http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/rQODBJCTOBw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5542#respond Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:26:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5542 Follow @Koiki_Sport It’s almost fitting that the New England Patriots’ 27-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, advancing them to their fifth straight AFC Championship Game, tied the record of consecutive conference championship game appearances once held solely by the great Oakland Raiders teams of the 1970s. (What? You can’t imagine seeing the eyepatch on […] The post Post Pattern, Playoff Edition: Pleading the Fifth appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5542 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5542 Post Pattern, Playoff Edition: Back to the Future (Packers-Washington) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/3X0BSshT4iE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5534#respond Mon, 11 Jan 2016 04:01:41 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5534   Follow @Koiki_Sport The road to the Vince Lombardi Trophy couldn’t have started at a better place, or at a better time, than in FedExField on Sunday. Not only did Green Bay and Washington, the two franchises Mr. Lombardi helmed as a head coach in his illustrious career, square off on Wild Card Weekend, the […] The post Post Pattern, Playoff Edition: Back to the Future (Packers-Washington) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5534 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5534 3-Point Play: One-Two Punch http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/viPaxzP_fow/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5515#respond Tue, 05 Jan 2016 09:47:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5515 Follow @Koiki_Sport 1. Thank you, Kansas and Oklahoma! Sitting in my room watching every single twist and turn of one of the great all-time college basketball games this past Monday, I couldn’t help but continue to ask one question while watching the Oklahoma-Kansas instant classic: when was the last time I was this thoroughly enthralled by […] The post 3-Point Play: One-Two Punch appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5515 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5515 Post Pattern: Perfectly Flawed? (Panthers-Giants recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/tW3AuoMPYB8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5492#respond Mon, 21 Dec 2015 09:38:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5492 Follow @Koiki_Sport If you were left disappointed by watching the Carolina Panthers – now only the the fourth team in the Super Bowl era to start a season with 14 consecutive victories – having to hold on to a win by their fingernails on Sunday against the now 6-8 New York Giants on Sunday, you’re […] The post Post Pattern: Perfectly Flawed? (Panthers-Giants recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5492 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5492 The ALOST Podcast, XXIV: All in La Familia http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QLXVafRkNCs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5467#respond Thu, 17 Dec 2015 22:08:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5467 Follow @Koiki_Sport From the inclusion of the latest member of the Heisman Trophy fraternity to the emergence of a powerhouse in a new professional league, our latest episode of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast has all of that covered, and more. The 81st edition of the presentation of the Heisman Trophy occurred last week […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XXIV: All in La Familia appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5467 0 0:58:27 Irma Garcia, the athletic director at Saint Francis College (NY), talks about how she handles the day-to-day stress of being an AD, as well as weighs in on the prospects of more women becoming athletic directors at the Division I level. Connecticut [...] Irma Garcia, the athletic director at Saint Francis College (NY), talks about how she handles the day-to-day stress of being an AD, as well as weighs in on the prospects of more women becoming athletic directors at the Division I level. Connecticut Whale (NWHL) and USA Hockey forward Kelli Stack tells us about her domestic team's success so far this season and about getting ready for upcoming international play. Also, Heisman Trophy finalists Derrick Henry (Alabama), Deshaun Watson (Clemson) and Christian McCaffrey (Stanford) all stop by to answer a few questions during Heisman weekend in New York City last week. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5467 The Neutral Zone: Episode 1 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ZOTccPOV32M/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5455#respond Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:58:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5455 Follow @Koiki_Sport Channeling the famous Nike advertising campaign featuring Bo Jackson, A Lot of Sports Talk certainly knows hockey as well. Finally, we’ve dedicated a whole show just to the sizzling action that occurs on the ice. We debut our first episode of The Neutral Zone today, with A Lot of Sports Talk founder and editor-in-chief Adesina […] The post The Neutral Zone: Episode 1 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5455 0 1:25:45 Our newest hockey-centric podcast first takes a look at the complicated nature of celebrating Patrick Kane's point-scoring streak with the legal complications that Kane went through over the summer with an allegation of sexual assault. Hockey H[...] Our newest hockey-centric podcast first takes a look at the complicated nature of celebrating Patrick Kane's point-scoring streak with the legal complications that Kane went through over the summer with an allegation of sexual assault. Hockey Hall of Famer Denis Potvin stops by to talk about the Florida Panthers and returning to New York, and we preview some of the big games coming up this week. NHL, Podcasts, Slider Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5455 Back to Backs: Henry wins 2015 Heisman Trophy http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xpPSHjzP0bU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5444#respond Sun, 13 Dec 2015 06:47:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5444 Follow @Koiki_Sport The young men who took home the Heisman Trophy in each of the past six years epitomized the seismic shift in perception and conventional wisdom that has transpired in the game of football throughout all levels of the game. If Shakespeare was a football fan – and was, of course, alive – he’d […] The post Back to Backs: Henry wins 2015 Heisman Trophy appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5444 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5444 Post Pattern: Slipping Away (Giants-Washington Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nRGc9_lhMfc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5436#respond Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:34:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5436   Follow @Koiki_Sport The first two drives for the New York Giants at FedExField on Sunday summed up their past two months on the gridiron. Drive 1: Usually sure-handed running back Shane Vereen had a ball bounce through his hands at midfield and into the waiting arms of Washington linebacker Perry Riley Jr. for an […] The post Post Pattern: Slipping Away (Giants-Washington Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5436 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5436 Holiday Hoops 2015: It’s in the Cards http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/84ZdgxZ-RwE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5485#respond Sat, 28 Nov 2015 23:49:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5485   Follow @Koiki_Sport Getting ready to address the sparsely-attended Barclays Center press room after another triumph in the city he grew up in, once coached in for many years and has accumulated a bevy of wins on both the collegiate and professional level, the last thing we were expecting Rick Pitino to say once he settled […] The post Holiday Hoops 2015: It’s in the Cards appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5485 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5485 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 13) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QIfuLdoTjdQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5417#respond Fri, 27 Nov 2015 00:50:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5417 Follow @Koiki_Sport In the closest race in Heisman Trophy history, an Alabama running back finished just ahead of a hard-charging tailback from Stanford in 2009. Can you say déjà vu in 2015? Maybe so. Six years after Mark Ingram edged out Toby Gerhart by a scant 28 points for the trophy, the Heisman Trophy race […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 13) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5417 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5417 Down and Distance: Week 11, 2015 NFL Season http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/njugEl4TPIA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5394#respond Sat, 21 Nov 2015 06:02:16 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5394 Follow @Koiki_Sport For two teams that were undefeated just a few weeks ago, are their most recent performances on the gridiron a sign of things to come? Or just a bad day or two in the office? In our latest episode of Down and Distance, our co-hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, discuss on First […] The post Down and Distance: Week 11, 2015 NFL Season appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5394 0 1:25:28 Once two of the few undefeated teams left in the NFL, the Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals have hit speed bumps, and Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki - co-hosts of the latest Down and Distance podcast - discuss the issues going on with [...] Once two of the few undefeated teams left in the NFL, the Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals have hit speed bumps, and Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki - co-hosts of the latest Down and Distance podcast - discuss the issues going on with those teams. We catch up with Brandon LaFell and Logan Ryan of the New England Patriots on Second Down, as well as make predictions on some of the big games in Week 11 on Third Down. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5394 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 12) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1OAaqShCW5I/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5368#respond Fri, 20 Nov 2015 18:34:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5368 Follow @Koiki_Sport Sure, there are a chock-full of important games in the FBS that may/will have reverberations across the country and affect the look of the national championship and New Year’s Six picture. Take your pick of which one might be most important: Michigan State at Ohio State, Baylor at Oklahoma State, TCU at Oklahoma, […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 12) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5368 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5368 The ALOST Podcast, XXIII: No Final Victories http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7V7g4vw0je4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5356#respond Thu, 19 Nov 2015 20:40:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5356 Follow @Koiki_Sport Sport has long played a role in enacting societal change and calling people to action for causes they believe in. The latest occurrence of that happened in Columbia, MO a couple of weeks ago. In our latest episode of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast, our main focus is on the decades-long impact athletes […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XXIII: No Final Victories appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5356 0 0:48:24 Renowned sports sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards discusses his thoughts on the situation in Columbia, Mo., the stance the football team made amidst racial tension and protests on campus and the continued fight for equality in collegiate athletics, spec[...] Renowned sports sociologist Dr. Harry Edwards discusses his thoughts on the situation in Columbia, Mo., the stance the football team made amidst racial tension and protests on campus and the continued fight for equality in collegiate athletics, specifically with black athletes and the billion-dollar business that is the NCAA. Also, women's hockey star Brianna Decker talks about playing in the first season of the National Women's Hockey League. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5356 (Even more) College Basketball Insomnia!! http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/cbyV2WOkMhg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5316#respond Mon, 16 Nov 2015 20:02:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5316 Follow @Koiki_Sport Who needs sleep when college basketball is on? Lots and lots and lots of it… Tonight marks the beginning of the 24-hour college basketball marathon on the ESPN networks (as well as FOX Sports) to unofficially kick off the season, and for the third season running, we’re going to absolute wreck our body […] The post (Even more) College Basketball Insomnia!! appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5316 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5316 Post Pattern: Flipping the Script (Patriots-Giants recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/deBbeLVyzHg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5313#respond Mon, 16 Nov 2015 02:43:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5313 Follow @Koiki_Sport Here’s our video recap of New England Patriots getting out of MetLife Stadium with a 27-26 victory over the New York Giants to remain perfect and go to 9-0 on the season. Stephen Gostkowski’s 54-yard field goal with 0:01 left allowed the Patriots to seal the come-from-behind victory, while the Giants are left […] The post Post Pattern: Flipping the Script (Patriots-Giants recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5313 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5313 ALOST Game of the Week Recap: Clemson at Syracuse http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/QOBFyLo0GKs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5310#respond Sun, 15 Nov 2015 00:11:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5310 Follow @Koiki_Sport Here’s our video recap of Clemson staying undefeated and taking out a game Syracuse team, 37-27, to go to 10-0 on the season and pick up their fifth consecutive 10-win season. Deshaun Watson, Clemson’s dynamic quarterback, went for 461 total yards (360 passing, 101 rushing) and three total touchdowns. Our full recap and […] The post ALOST Game of the Week Recap: Clemson at Syracuse appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5310 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5310 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 11) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/H77OO9S9naY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5298#respond Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:46:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5298 Follow @Koiki_Sport Nope, there isn’t a running monologue that prefaces our college football rankings this week. That’s a first, though we plan on that to be the last time it happens as well. We’re on the road in Central New York as we get ready to cover the No. 1 team in the county, the […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 11) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5298 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5298 Midnight Madness: Ladies’ Night http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/dbJCa-vtT6Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5290#respond Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:08 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5290 Follow @Koiki_Sport You can’t officially say that you’re ready for the college basketball season without including the ladies as well. We were honored to spend some time with some of the Big East Conference’s best in women’s basketball, and there’s a lot of character to go along with the talent. And some of them are […] The post Midnight Madness: Ladies’ Night appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5290 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5290 Down and Distance: Week 9, 2015 NFL Season http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/kO0DEQ5CbDk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5279#respond Sat, 07 Nov 2015 20:43:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5279 Follow @Koiki_Sport   It’s a feat of collective dominance that the National Football League has never seen. But how long will the quartet of undefeated teams stay that way? In our latest episode of Down and Distance, our co-hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, discuss on First Down whether one of the undefeated teams, the […] The post Down and Distance: Week 9, 2015 NFL Season appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5279 0 1:27:38 In our latest edition of Down and Distance, Holly and Adesina first discuss the messy situations in both Detroit and Indianapolis, and why those promising situations going into 2015 have unraveled so fast. The Second Down interview is with Cincinnat[...] In our latest edition of Down and Distance, Holly and Adesina first discuss the messy situations in both Detroit and Indianapolis, and why those promising situations going into 2015 have unraveled so fast. The Second Down interview is with Cincinnati Bengals radio color commentator and former Bengal player Dave Lapham. Third Down previews seven games in Week 9, and Holly makes a prediction on whether there will be multiple undefeated teams in the league on Thanksgiving. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5279 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Playoff Edition/Week 10) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/kn-FVyIdcP4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5261#respond Tue, 03 Nov 2015 14:10:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5261 Follow @Koiki_Sport All of the questions you had coming into tonight about college football rankings will be answered. And then, there will be many more questions to follow. Many more! The College Football Playoff rankings makes its debut tonight, the much-anticipated yet somewhat meaningless snapshot of the college football season, produced by a group of people […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Playoff Edition/Week 10) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5261 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5261 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 9) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/mn5tErbhJ8M/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5247#respond Thu, 29 Oct 2015 20:50:11 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5247 Follow @Koiki_Sport Being in Chicago for Big Ten Football Media Days this past July, the anticipation going into it, no matter what conference representative might diplomatically utter, was all about one man: new Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh. And, as expected, when he entered the Grand Ballroom to have his Q & A session, the […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 9) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5247 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5247 Post Pattern: Best of the…Best? (Cowboys-Giants recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/NpPGysD3m4k/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5242#respond Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:38:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5242 Follow @Koiki_Sport After leaving my place just after 2 PM Eastern time, on my way to MetLife Stadium to personally witness an NFC East divisional clash, one of the other teams in the division was already being put to the sword. Scrolling across the bottom of my television screen were updates on other games, and […] The post Post Pattern: Best of the…Best? (Cowboys-Giants recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5242 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5242 Midnight Madness: Coach Speak (Part 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Uv6_-fGdH40/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5235#respond Sat, 24 Oct 2015 00:02:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5235 Follow @Koiki_Sport No, we’re not holding a slam dunk contest or a laser lights show, but we are in pajamas while posting this story, so we’re qualified and ready to start our own Midnight Madness to kick off the college basketball season. Last week, many of the top college basketball teams in America made one […] The post Midnight Madness: Coach Speak (Part 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5235 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5235 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 8) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/SeI9Q9lkWcE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5212#respond Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:32:05 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5212 Follow @Koiki_Sport Of the 45,172 in attendance at the Liberty Bowl on a late September night, some University of Memphis fans, after their school was ready to clinch a win over preseason American Athletic Conference favorite Cincinnati, started to get bold. Really bold. “We want Ole Miss!”…clap, clap, clap-clap-clap. “We want Ole Miss!”…clap, clap, clap-clap-clap.  […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 8) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5212 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5212 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 7) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Jwh8JPvz7q8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5197#respond Fri, 16 Oct 2015 10:40:59 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5197 Follow @Koiki_Sport At 10 years old, continuing my way down the road of sports obsession, watching football was all about the players. It was all about who won. Who lost. Why it happened. What players made those things happen…or not happen. I knew many teams had men who were in charge of happened with their […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 7) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5197 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5197 Down and Distance: Week 5 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OkqSu9G8-oQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5193#respond Sat, 10 Oct 2015 23:31:51 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5193 Follow @Koiki_Sport Where’s your favorite team at the quarter pole of the season? If you’re fans in Atlanta or Carolina, you’re ecstatic. If it’s not where you want them to be, you can take pleasure in the fact that they’re not in the same situation as the Miami Dolphins. In our latest episode of Down and […] The post Down and Distance: Week 5 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5193 0 1:23:13 As we preview Week 5 of the 2015 NFL season, Holly and Adesina choose which of the two 4-0 teams in the NFC South, the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers, has more staying power moving forward, as well as the mess going on with the Miami Dolphins[...] As we preview Week 5 of the 2015 NFL season, Holly and Adesina choose which of the two 4-0 teams in the NFC South, the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers, has more staying power moving forward, as well as the mess going on with the Miami Dolphins. Justin Pugh joins us for a one-on-one, and we make our predictions on eight games this weekend. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5193 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 6) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/GIvLaCYNmG0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5168#respond Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:44:18 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5168 Follow @Koiki_Sport Standing inside a near empty Grand Ballroom A at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, site of the 2015 Big Ten Football Media Days this past July, Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald was getting ready to do his final interview of the day – with us, A Lot of Sports Talk, of […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 6) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5168 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5168 The ALOST Podcast, XXII: Lone Star Statement http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/qP9rQoV4LfQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5144#respond Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:27:22 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5144 Follow @Koiki_Sport   Not only do the leaves start to fall at this time of month, the title hopes of many teams in different sports, whether in the regular season or in the playoffs, start to fall as the stretch run rapidly approaches them. On our latest episode of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast, our main […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XXII: Lone Star Statement appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5144 0 0:37:47 Emily Jones, on-field television reporter for the Texas Rangers, discusses how first-year Rangers manager Jeff Banister turned a 95-loss team into a division winner, along with other aspects of the squad in the lead-up to their ALDS tilt with the To[...] Emily Jones, on-field television reporter for the Texas Rangers, discusses how first-year Rangers manager Jeff Banister turned a 95-loss team into a division winner, along with other aspects of the squad in the lead-up to their ALDS tilt with the Toronto Blue Jays. Also, New York Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh joins us to talk about how the Giants have bounced back from their 0-2 start. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5144 ALOST’s 2015-16 NHL Western Conference Outlook http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/GHVhpVBY4Qo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5402#respond Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:51:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5402 Follow @Koiki_Sport Will the Western Conference once again come down to with the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings, like the the past few seasons have? Who else in the West can break that two-team hegemony at the top? Is there a team that’s waiting in the wings to become the next dominant force in the […] The post ALOST’s 2015-16 NHL Western Conference Outlook appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5402 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5402 ALOST’s 2015-16 NHL Eastern Conference Outlook http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/2Aco16uocQ0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5120#respond Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:23:23 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5120 Follow @Koiki_Sport Will the Eastern Conference once again be hit by a bolt of Lightning? Can the Canadiens end their longest drought of not appearing in the Stanley Cup Final in franchise history (21 years)? Speaking of droughts, what are the chances the Toronto Maple Leafs win their first Stanley Cup since 1967? (Hahaha…We’re funny, aren’t […] The post ALOST’s 2015-16 NHL Eastern Conference Outlook appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5120 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5120 Post Pattern: Guess Who? (Eagles-Washington recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CoM7iGOcggA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5111#respond Sun, 04 Oct 2015 20:37:55 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5111 Follow @Koiki_Sport Jamison Crowder. Chris Thompson. Spencer Long. Not only would diehard football fans have a hard time picking them out of a lineup, the most ardent of Washington football fans, who happened to root on these players just a few hours ago, would need their game program just to know the ABCs of some […] The post Post Pattern: Guess Who? (Eagles-Washington recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5111 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5111 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 5) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1uRad_16uh8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5091#respond Sat, 03 Oct 2015 00:39:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5091 Follow @Koiki_Sport So we made a hubbub of not being able to contain ourselves until the start of the college football season last month, and now you’re telling me that a third of the season is already over? In the words of Chicago White Sox broadcaster Ken “Hawk” Harrelson, “You gotta be bleeping me!” But […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Poll (Week 5) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5091 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5091 Down and Distance: Week 3 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/doO1vyhk73U/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5082#respond Sat, 26 Sep 2015 23:38:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5082 Follow @Koiki_Sport To paraphrase the late, great New York Yankees player and accidental philosopher Yogi Berra, it gets late early during a National Football League season. Though we’re only heading into the third week of the NFL season, our latest episode of Down and Distance starts off on First Down by breaking down the eight teams […] The post Down and Distance: Week 3 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5082 0 1:31:19 In previewing Week 3 of the 2015 NFL season, Holly and Adesina discuss which teams currently 0-2 can bounce back to make a run, and which of those teams are in the most trouble. Also, we have a one-on-one interview with Jacksonville Jaguars running [...] In previewing Week 3 of the 2015 NFL season, Holly and Adesina discuss which teams currently 0-2 can bounce back to make a run, and which of those teams are in the most trouble. Also, we have a one-on-one interview with Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson and predictions on some of the key games this weekend. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5082 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Top 25 (Week 4) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Fl3l1PAph4c/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5060#respond Thu, 24 Sep 2015 08:35:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5060 Follow @Koiki_Sport In the rich and illustrious history of major American sports teams in the city of Brotherly Love, when was the last time you could say that the best team in the area was the Temple Owls football team? Enjoy it while it lasts, because they’re the it team in Philly. To be honest, […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Top 25 (Week 4) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5060 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5060 Liberty Given: New York Advances to Eastern Finals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/buJmfdXWDYo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5054#respond Tue, 22 Sep 2015 23:26:28 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5054 Follow @Koiki_Sport Before the 2015 season started, third-year New York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer, ever the basketball pragmatist, knew what many experts had predicted for his squad in 2015 after coming off two consecutive non-playoff seasons. “Stewieland,” said Laimbeer in the postgame press conference, referring to University of Connecticut senior and National Player of […] The post Liberty Given: New York Advances to Eastern Finals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5054 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5054 Post Pattern: Time Lapses (Falcons-Giants recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/F8aF_4xrtbg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5044#respond Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:04:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5044   Follow @Koiki_Sport For the 2015 New York Giants, It’s all just a matter of time. From the time they didn’t use up in Arlington to secure a victory last week to the time that slipped away to inhibit a comeback attempt yesterday, all that is really keeping the Giants now from being atop the […] The post Post Pattern: Time Lapses (Falcons-Giants recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5044 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5044 Mystic Powers: Washington one win away from Conf. Finals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/WOnsn3Af_Ho/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5031#respond Sat, 19 Sep 2015 02:08:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5031 Follow @Koiki_Sport Contrary to the widely-accepted sports axiom, the Washington Mystics hope the playoffs is not an entirely different season altogether – especially given their continued dominance over the WNBA’s best team, the New York Liberty. Ivory Latta and Emma Meesseman combined to produce game-tying baskets in regulation and in overtime as the Washington Mystics […] The post Mystic Powers: Washington one win away from Conf. Finals appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5031 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5031 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Top 25 (Week 3) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/sBp89lZOcT8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5003#respond Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:06:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5003 Follow @Koiki_Sport If you could use one word to describe the action from college football last Saturday, I have one that you could use: MACtion! No, there wasn’t a Tuesday or Wednesday game involving teams from the Mid-American Conference. (That actually starts up again in the first week of November.) What occurred last Saturday, however, will go […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Top 25 (Week 3) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5003 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5003 ALOST’s 2015 College Football Top 25 (Week 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YLBlBHhuTqs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4989#respond Thu, 10 Sep 2015 22:09:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4989 Follow @Koiki_Sport There were lots of gains on the football field made by some of the best teams in the country last weekend. Unfortunately, it came with a lot of pain. The narrative of the excitement of the beginning of the college football season starting anew soon gave way to the pall that was cast […] The post ALOST’s 2015 College Football Top 25 (Week 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4989 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4989 Around the Grounds: Labor Day at the 2015 U.S. Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/eVwn-uU-S-g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4944#respond Mon, 07 Sep 2015 12:41:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4944 Follow @Koiki_Sport To borrow the words of former Buffalo Bills and Hall of Fame head coach Marv Levy: “Where else would you rather be than right here, right now?” We hope you have a great Labor Day in store, and we also hope that, if you’re a tennis fan and nowhere near Queens, that you […] The post Around the Grounds: Labor Day at the 2015 U.S. Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4944 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4944 The ALOST Podcast, XXI: You Give Me Fever http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wndp4JX-tNI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4934#respond Fri, 04 Sep 2015 18:30:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4934 Follow @Koiki_Sport Sadly, the end of summer is fast approaching as we speed towards Labor Day. Fortunately for sports fans, however, the Labor Day weekend is always full of sporting goodness for us to devour: the start of college and professional football, U.S. Open, Major League Baseball pennant races, etc. In our latest edition of The […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XXI: You Give Me Fever appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4934 0 0:42:10 Agnieszka Radwanska, former World No. 2 on the WTA Tour, talks about her season in 2015 heading into the U.S. Open, as well as shares with us her perspective on Serena Williams' quest for a calendar-year Grand Slam. Indiana Fever head coach Ste[...] Agnieszka Radwanska, former World No. 2 on the WTA Tour, talks about her season in 2015 heading into the U.S. Open, as well as shares with us her perspective on Serena Williams' quest for a calendar-year Grand Slam. Indiana Fever head coach Stephanie White is our feature interview, as she tells us why the Fever have been playing so well over the past two months of the WNBA season. Also, New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell gives us a progress report on the Giants offense in training camp and lets us in on his interesting fantasy football team name for 2015. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4934 ALOST’s 2015 Preseason College Football Top 25 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/6DzgAfA6IFI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4788#respond Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:35:57 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4788 Follow @Koiki_Sport College football is back! No, we’re not playing around. It’s already been seven months since we were all debating which teams should (or shouldn’t) be in the College Football Playoff, only for experts who didn’t think Ohio State should have been in the initial Playoff (ahem, me) look like fools when the Buckeyes […] The post ALOST’s 2015 Preseason College Football Top 25 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4788 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4788 Around the Grounds: Day 3 at the 2015 U.S. Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1azh-oLcAGc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4870#respond Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:09:54 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4870 Will an American fan favorite keep his tennis career going today? In the afternoon session of Day 3 at the U.S. Open, A Lot of Sports Talk‘s live blog will start at Louis Armstrong Stadium, as Mardy Fish, who announced that this year’s U.S. Open would be his last competitive tournament on the ATP Tour, […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 3 at the 2015 U.S. Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4870 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4870 Around the Grounds: Day 2 at the 2015 U.S. Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/mxmELNogitA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4828#respond Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:32:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4828 Let’s go hunting for some upsets! Well, we won’t mind at all if all goes according to plan here on Day Two, but that wouldn’t mean A Lot of Sports Talk‘s live blogging experience at the U.S. Open, wouldn’t be as much fun! Even if the upsets don’t happen, drama is sure to ensue with many […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 2 at the 2015 U.S. Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4828 0 noWe're all experts. So let's talk.One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business.Slider, Tennishttp://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4828 Around the Grounds: Day 1 at the 2015 U.S. Open http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JqH6CvkPL84/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4797#respond Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:43:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4797 We’re back for more…and maybe back just in time for history! Welcome to Year Two of A Lot of Sports Talk‘s live blogging extravaganza at the U.S. Open, as we walk around the grounds – and avoid Ashe Stadium for the most part – to experience one of the most fun times of the year for […] The post Around the Grounds: Day 1 at the 2015 U.S. Open appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4797 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4797 From 0 to 100…and Beyond: An Interview with the Bryan Brothers http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Lg4b3Zf87Lk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4781#respond Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:26:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4781 Follow @Koiki_Sport In the pantheon of all-time tennis greats, whether representing the Stars and Stripes or otherwise, there is no doubt that the Bryan Brothers take a back seat to no one. Almost never have, and definitely never will. From their on-court talent to their longevity to their winning (lots and lots of winning), Bob […] The post From 0 to 100…and Beyond: An Interview with the Bryan Brothers appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4781 0 noWe're all experts. So let's talk.One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business.Slider, Tennishttp://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4781 Canada Day, Day 3: Are You Ready For Some Football? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/XoYiwFEU5gQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4770#respond Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:01:52 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4770 Follow @Koiki_Sport I thought I knew what was going to happen during my (at least) five days here in Canada: talk about tennis, talk more about tennis, eat a few Montréal-specific delicacies (then tell you about it on here), and talk more tennis. Day 2 proved to be much more than that, as I befriended […] The post Canada Day, Day 3: Are You Ready For Some Football? appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4770 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4770 Canada Day, Day 2: Sock It To Me! http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/UDP9p-BsrE8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4757#respond Thu, 13 Aug 2015 03:25:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4757 Follow @Koiki_Sport As Day 2 of our Canadian Masters experience winds to an end while watching Stan Wawrinka and Nick Kyrgios slug it out in the third set, here are some observations from Wednesday’s action. Star-Spangled Tennis How about the Yanks on Wednesday?! Yes, Sam Querrey lost to David Goffin, but that was to be expected. […] The post Canada Day, Day 2: Sock It To Me! appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4757 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4757 Canada Day, Day 1 : Rain, Raonic (?), and…Simon Larose http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/5jkvqHp-o1Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4737#respond Wed, 12 Aug 2015 03:52:04 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4737 Follow @Koiki_Sport It had been coming down the pipeline for a while, yet the reality of the situation – despite its inevitability – never seemed to take root. For the first time in our website’s history, we are covering a sporting event outside of the United States. (Finally, I say!) It had to be perfect […] The post Canada Day, Day 1 : Rain, Raonic (?), and…Simon Larose appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4737 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4737 MLS Roundup: Capitol Comebacks http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9oUW6vTyBSY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4731#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:16:32 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4731 Follow @Koiki_Sport D.C. United has made it a habit of being the toughest team to beat at home in Major League Soccer. Recently, they’ve also made it a habit of having to win games the hard way to make the former point stick. Sunday was no exception, as United scored two second-half goals to complete […] The post MLS Roundup: Capitol Comebacks appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4731 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4731 The ALOST Podcast, XX: Life’s a Beach http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/5AUFetAoxEE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4721#respond Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20:00:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4721 Follow @Koiki_Sport Summer may be known mostly for the exploits of the Boys of Summer on the baseball diamond, but action has been heating up across many sports here in the U.S. and across the world. In our landmark 20th episode of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast, we speak with three championship athletes […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XX: Life’s a Beach appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4721 0 0:25:14 Jen Kesey and Ryan Doherty, two of the best beach volleyball players in America, talk about their experiences playing their sport in Manhattan for the first time. Also, Paris Saint-Germain and Dutch defender Gregory van der Wiel shares with us how P[...] Jen Kesey and Ryan Doherty, two of the best beach volleyball players in America, talk about their experiences playing their sport in Manhattan for the first time. Also, Paris Saint-Germain and Dutch defender Gregory van der Wiel shares with us how PSG has been able to win three straight Ligue 1 titles, as well as the team's expectations for 2015-16 in Europe. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4721 MLS Roundup: Mid-July NYC Fireworks http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wt-IgSLPwR0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4711#respond Sun, 12 Jul 2015 19:41:15 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4711 Follow @Koiki_Sport When both David Villa and Sebastian Giovinco halted their domestic European careers to start anew in the United States, the expectations that goals were going to pour from their boots were to be expected, even if reality would suggest that might not necessarily be the case to start. Therefore, we should be savoring […] The post MLS Roundup: Mid-July NYC Fireworks appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4711 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4711 The Kings of New York (U.S. Open Cup recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Aa4azXiQ1RU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4702#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:29:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4702 Follow @Koiki_Sport Contrary to a famous quote uttered by a New York sporting legend, Yogi Berra, when the New York Red Bulls squared off against the New York Cosmos in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 on Wednesday night, it was far from a case of déjà vu all over again. Sal Zizzo scored […] The post The Kings of New York (U.S. Open Cup recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4702 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4702 The ALOST Podcast, XIX: Confronting Our Past? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YoDiSHC3Xxc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4690#respond Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:38:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4690 Follow @Koiki_Sport “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people, but the silence over that by the good people.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Building off of that quote and the tireless work of the beloved Civil Rights activist, our latest episode of The A Lot of Sports Talk […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XIX: Confronting Our Past? appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4690 0 0:38:35 A.D. Carson, graduate student at Clemson University, talks about his popular poem, "See the Stripes," to shed light on the founders of Clemson University, the men who are posthumously honored on campus buildings, and why the school has not f[...] A.D. Carson, graduate student at Clemson University, talks about his popular poem, "See the Stripes," to shed light on the founders of Clemson University, the men who are posthumously honored on campus buildings, and why the school has not fully acknowledged the positions those men took on race relations and the role slave labor had in building the school. Also, Jennifer Hamson, current L.A. Sparks center, talks about her amazing two-sport career at BYU and adjusting to life in the WNBA. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4690 MLS Roundup: The Great Dane http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/BSUdrNKhx0E/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4680#respond Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10:46:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4680 Follow @Koiki_Sport –by Michael Castellano One of the oldest sports axioms states that winning is contagious. Unfortunately for the New York Red Bulls, they’ve caught the wrong bug. New York wasted multiple opportunities to earn at least a draw in a 2-1 defeat to the Vancouver Whitecaps, the Red Bulls’ fourth consecutive loss in MLS […] The post MLS Roundup: The Great Dane appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4680 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4680 Earning One’s (Pin)stripes – MiLB http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9yPmyybV1KU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4672#respond Fri, 19 Jun 2015 23:31:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4672 Follow @Koiki_Sport As Alex Rodriguez became only the second New York Yankees player in the storied franchise to reach 3,000 hits, two more men wearing pinstripes in the Big Apple achieved history with a couple of swings of the bat themselves on Friday night: the first hit of a professional career they hope will lead them […] The post Earning One’s (Pin)stripes – MiLB appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4672 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4672 Five reasons you’ll LOVE the Stanley Cup Final http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/rjaigde_kLY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4653#respond Tue, 02 Jun 2015 20:23:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4653 Follow @Koiki_Sport Get ready for a championship matchup on the ice that we all should have been waiting for. Trust us. OK, so the National Hockey League brass – as well as many casual fans, especially those in the Big Apple – are still a little bummed that the New York Rangers didn’t complete an Eastern Conference […] The post Five reasons you’ll LOVE the Stanley Cup Final appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4653 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4653 USWNT: Ready For the World (Cup) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/3MC1KPTfhbc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4635#respond Sun, 31 May 2015 16:12:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4635 Follow @Koiki_Sport By this time next week, the United States Women’s National Team, propelled by a desire to achieve past glory and end a near two-decade quest for their sport’s ultimate prize, will reintroduce themselves to the world by participating in the seventh edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. But first things first: the team […] The post USWNT: Ready For the World (Cup) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4635 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4635 Premier Boxing Champions Wrap (Khan-Algieri) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vqOMoeNPvco/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4628#respond Sat, 30 May 2015 15:38:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4628 Follow @Koiki_Sport –by Michael Castellano In a perfect world, Long Island native Chris Algieri would have been tasting victory in his hometown against one of boxing’s premier fighters in Amir Khan. But the boxing world is far from perfect. Khan, widely rumored to be Floyd Mayweather’s next – and maybe final – opponent, took another […] The post Premier Boxing Champions Wrap (Khan-Algieri) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4628 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4628 MLS Roundup: A More Perfect Union http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/sno0aghZNlI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4618#respond Mon, 25 May 2015 08:03:38 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4618 Follow @Koiki_Sport –by Michael Castellano In terms of driving distance, the Philadelphia Union’s closest Major League Soccer rivals are the New York Red Bulls. But in their first six matches between the two squads in the Garden State, the separation on the field seemed to be much more than the 106 miles separating the two […] The post MLS Roundup: A More Perfect Union appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4618 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4618 “X” Marks the Spot (2015 NCAA D-1 Lacrosse Semifinal Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xA1ES0xQlT4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5712#respond Sat, 23 May 2015 20:32:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5712 Follow @Koiki_Sport One of the more unlikely stars of Division I lacrosse is one step away from leading one of the emerging powers of Division I lacrosse to its first ever Division I national championship. Faceoff specialist Trevor Baptiste was almost all set to attend a Division III school near his home state of New […] The post “X” Marks the Spot (2015 NCAA D-1 Lacrosse Semifinal Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=5712 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=5712 New York, New York: A new rivalry born? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1Lk9NkXYZa8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4605#respond Mon, 11 May 2015 00:40:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4605 Follow @Koiki_Sport   It walked like a derby. Red Bull Arena was sold out for the first matchup between two franchises separated by one river and two decades: the New York Red Bulls, one of the founding members of Major League Soccer met their noisy neighbors from across the Hudson, expansion outfit New York City FC. […] The post New York, New York: A new rivalry born? appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4605 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4605 Now and Then (NHL Eastern Conference 1st Round Preview) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/mhMRveBx2eY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4566#respond Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:43:08 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4566 Follow @Koiki_Sport It’s time to go down memory lane as the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs get ready to begin. Not only does each of the match-ups in the playoffs provide a chock-full of headlines derived from the play on the ice this season, almost each series in both conferences should evoke memories of previous series […] The post Now and Then (NHL Eastern Conference 1st Round Preview) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4566 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4566 Now and Then (NHL Western Conference 1st Round Preview) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/q1ypY4ObTZU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4543#respond Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:52:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4543 Follow @Koiki_Sport It’s time to go down memory lane as the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs get ready to begin. Not only does each of the match-ups in the playoffs provide a chock-full of headlines derived from the play on the ice this season, almost each series in both conferences should evoke memories of previous series […] The post Now and Then (NHL Western Conference 1st Round Preview) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4543 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4543 No Erring, Just Divinity (Women’s Title Game Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JYjmKs3WIw0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4535#respond Wed, 08 Apr 2015 08:44:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4535 Follow @Koiki_Sport TAMPA — The achievements of the Connecticut women’s basketball team under head coach Geno Auriemma have become exorbitant enough that I honestly couldn’t come up with the words to describe its latest – and maybe greatest – accomplishment that it achieved tonight. Leave it to a older UConn supporter courtside, after the confetti […] The post No Erring, Just Divinity (Women’s Title Game Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4535 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4535 The ALOST Podcast, XVIII: Major League Baseball Preview 2015 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/JmeZ_ZXRfw8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4521#respond Sat, 04 Apr 2015 21:18:34 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4521 Follow @Koiki_Sport Wasn’t it just yesterday that the San Francisco Giants wrapped up their third World Series title in five seasons in Kansas City? Don’t look now, but baseball season has arrived yet again. With that in mind, our latest episode of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast is all about previewing the 2015 […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XVIII: Major League Baseball Preview 2015 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4521 0 1:03:41 It's our preview of the 2015 Major League Baseball season. Guests include: F.P. Santangelo, Washington Nationals TV analyst on MASN; Shannon Drayer, Seattle Mariners beat reporter for KIRO Radio in Seattle; and Joel Radwanski, Chicag-based spor[...] It's our preview of the 2015 Major League Baseball season. Guests include: F.P. Santangelo, Washington Nationals TV analyst on MASN; Shannon Drayer, Seattle Mariners beat reporter for KIRO Radio in Seattle; and Joel Radwanski, Chicag-based sports fan and reporter on City on the Take. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4521 The ALOST Podcast, XVII: On the Biggest Stage http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4FSjnrYCpNM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4514#respond Fri, 03 Apr 2015 21:32:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4514 Follow @Koiki_Sport Will there be more Madness in the NCAA Tournament now that we have reached the Final Four? Or will Kentucky take its place alongside some of the best teams in the history of the sport? In our latest episode of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast, we focus on breaking down the […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XVII: On the Biggest Stage appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4514 0 0:57:10 We preview the Final Four with Mark Adams, ESPN college basketball analyst, who explains why Bo Ryan's route to Division I coaching success is rare, as well as discusses his ideas to improve the game of college basketball. Also, April Heinrichs[...] We preview the Final Four with Mark Adams, ESPN college basketball analyst, who explains why Bo Ryan's route to Division I coaching success is rare, as well as discusses his ideas to improve the game of college basketball. Also, April Heinrichs - former US women's soccer captain and head coach - talks about her memories playing in the inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup back in 1991, a tournament won by the United States. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4514 “If There is No Struggle…” (2015 NCAA Tournament) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/ZdLoBhWTcNg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4503#respond Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:15:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4503 Follow @Koiki_Sport — Story by Jessica Eley As the buzzer sounded and the clock hit zero at the Carrier Dome, Michigan State had punched its ticket to the Final Four. Senior guard Travis Trice immediately fell to the ground and began to sob. Three years at East Lansing produced three Sweet 16 appearances, three eliminations […] The post “If There is No Struggle…” (2015 NCAA Tournament) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4503 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4503 Starting Fresh http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/VjCpckV9CoI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4488#respond Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:50:07 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4488 Follow @Koiki_Sport — Story by Jessica Eley Sitting on a blue chair in the locker room, recorders and microphones from members of the national media thrust towards his face, Louisville freshman guard Quentin Snider softly answered question after question, exuding the presence of a veteran who already belonged on college basketball’s marquee event. His third […] The post Starting Fresh appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4488 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4488 2015 NCAA Tournament East Regional Preview http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OZYmWb0r6ps/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4484#respond Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:45:44 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4484 Follow @Koiki_Sport With the East Region being the only region in which both the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds were eliminated before the Sweet 16, it’s not too far-fetched to think more upsets might be in the offing for Friday night. A Lot of Sports Talk is on the ground at the Carrier Dome […] The post 2015 NCAA Tournament East Regional Preview appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4484 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4484 Great Expectations (2015 NCAA Tournament 3rd Round Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/oW1TTWO58fU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4473#respond Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:02:47 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4473   Follow @Koiki_Sport The North Carolina men’s basketball team will participate in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2012. Or, if you ask most North Carolina fans, it will be their first Regional in eons. After the Tar Heels dispatched the Arkansas Razorbacks in the West Region in the second round, it assured […] The post Great Expectations (2015 NCAA Tournament 3rd Round Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4473 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4473 A Coach…and a Father (2015 NCAA Tournament 2nd Round Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/auRRiF-l2tQ/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4460#respond Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:22:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4460 Follow @Koiki_Sport Homer Drew couldn’t have been prouder, yet more devastated. If anyone could relate to the sheer ecstasy Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter felt on the sidelines after upsetting Baylor on Thursday afternoon, it was the former Valparaiso head coach, a close friend and coaching rival in the Summit League who experienced his day […] The post A Coach…and a Father (2015 NCAA Tournament 2nd Round Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4460 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4460 ALOST Championship Week Recap, Day 4 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/0F8Zcf3uO00/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4440#respond Sun, 15 Mar 2015 03:01:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4440 Nova ends 20-year MSG drought; Yale’s NCAA drought goes on Follow @Koiki_Sport No matter how much success Villanova has had in the regular season in the Big East under Jay Wright, there always would be a point during the conference tournament where things would go all wet. After the Wildcats’ dominating performance on the championship […] The post ALOST Championship Week Recap, Day 4 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4440 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4440 2015 Big East Tournament Recap: Day 1 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/q2ru62egt1U/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4434#respond Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:21:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4434 Follow @Koiki_Sport Marquette senior guard Matt Carlino may want to continue performing in shootarounds the way he did leading up to the team’s first-round Big East Tournament game at Madison Square Garden. The sharpshooter couldn’t buy one in warmups, yet he almost couldn’t miss once the shots counted for real. Carlino hit a tournament record eight […] The post 2015 Big East Tournament Recap: Day 1 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4434 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4434 20/20 Vision (2015 MLS Outlook) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/n59L_dx3f8s/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4453#respond Fri, 06 Mar 2015 06:23:06 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4453 Follow @Koiki_Sport Twenty years just pass by when you’re having fun, right? A new logo, team expansion and a more expansive television deal – to go along with, most importantly, the avoidance of a what would have been a calamitous work stoppage – has led to the buildup to the 2015 Major League Soccer season […] The post 20/20 Vision (2015 MLS Outlook) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4453 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4453 The ALOST Podcast, XVI: Fire and Ice http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/flUGRhpfQ-k/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4426#respond Sat, 14 Feb 2015 15:04:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4426 Follow @Koiki_Sport Stars of both the sports world and of Hollywood have been coming out to the Big Apple in time for the NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden, and, fortunately for us, we got a chance to catch up with one of the great shining stars in NBA history. In our latest episode […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XVI: Fire and Ice appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4426 0 0:31:28 George Gervin reflects back on his Hall of Fame basketball career with host Adesina O. Koiki, including explaining how he came up with his well-renowned version of the finger roll. Also, Calgary Flames defenseman TJ Brodie discusses with us about ho[...] George Gervin reflects back on his Hall of Fame basketball career with host Adesina O. Koiki, including explaining how he came up with his well-renowned version of the finger roll. Also, Calgary Flames defenseman TJ Brodie discusses with us about how the Flames have been able to become one of the surprise stories in the NHL so far this season. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4426 Harvard 52, Yale 50 (ALOST’s CBB Game of the Week) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/4F0pPEsIWxk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4416#respond Sun, 08 Feb 2015 17:19:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4416 Follow @Koiki_Sport If home is where the heart is, the Harvard Crimson men’s basketball team is more than accustomed now to being heartbreakers in every home arena in the Ivy League. Its latest road conquest has put itself in prime position at an Ivy League four-peat. Wesley Saunders, last season’s Ivy League Player of the Year, […] The post Harvard 52, Yale 50 (ALOST’s CBB Game of the Week) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4416 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4416 Super Bowl XLIX Preview: Viewer’s Guide and Prediction http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/sQwJIVg-dxM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4407#respond Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:20:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4407 Follow @Koiki_Sport After nearly a fortnight of the grandest game of Two Truths and a Lie that has come to be known as “DeflateGate,” I’m sure it’s now safe to talk about the actual football game that is to take place on Sunday. At least I think so. Sunday just happens to be Super Bowl […] The post Super Bowl XLIX Preview: Viewer’s Guide and Prediction appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4407 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4407 Coach K: 1K (ALOST’s Game of the Week) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8kuxlYJmuFI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4393#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:37:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4393 Follow @Koiki_Sport Somehow, after 40 seasons and five decades roaming the college basketball sidelines like Alexander the Great did the modern-day Middle East centuries ago, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski found himself in a game that he admitted that he had never been a part of, regardless of whether history was on the line. It was another […] The post Coach K: 1K (ALOST’s Game of the Week) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4393 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4393 3-Point Play: (Sam) Houston, We Have Liftoff http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/YelQJQ_3KZo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4377#respond Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:43:03 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4377 Follow @Koiki_Sport 1. Lone Star Stars Last year, Sam Houston State was 40 minutes away from being the experience-laden Southland Conference team based in Texas that would cause an upset of the apple cart in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Instead, the Bearkats lost in the Southland Conference Tournament title game to Stephen F. Austin, who then […] The post 3-Point Play: (Sam) Houston, We Have Liftoff appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4377 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4377 Opening Serve: 2015 Season Preview (Part 2) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/nWQZ3j3Zmcg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4342#respond Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:15:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4342 Follow @Koiki_Sport *(Click here for Part 1 of Opening Serve)* Eugenie Bouchard was the talk of the WTA Tour for the first half of the year before hitting a serious wall in the summer. Was that just a blip on the radar on the way to an even better 2015, or are we still in […] The post Opening Serve: 2015 Season Preview (Part 2) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4342 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4342 Opening Serve: 2015 Season Preview (Part 1) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-UFLgcia2G8/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4340#respond Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:14:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4340 Follow @Koiki_Sport As the season on the gridiron quickly comes to an end in the cold of the American winter, the year on the tennis courts is just about to heat up in the scorching temperatures of the Land Down Under. The first major of the year, the Australian Open, is just hours away from commencing, […] The post Opening Serve: 2015 Season Preview (Part 1) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4340 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4340 Three-Point Play: Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/393X5Sd1i8I/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4326#respond Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:22:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4326 Follow @Koiki_Sport 1. Bronco Busters It’s the place which first gave women the right to vote in America, as well as home to historic Yellowstone National Park. It’s also the place where the popular shopping mall chain J.C. Penney started. But very soon, the state of Wyoming may also be known as the home of one […] The post Three-Point Play: Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4326 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4326 WBB: No. 22 Princeton 83, Penn 54 (ALOST’s Game of the Week) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/18zjlNnOETw/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4315#respond Mon, 12 Jan 2015 01:11:20 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4315 Follow @Koiki_Sport Though the Princeton Tigers’ women’s basketball team is playing at a level never before seen in the history of the Ancient Eight, their opponent inside of Jadwin Gym on Saturday recently dealt it one of the program’s toughest defeats to stomach just 10 months prior. Whatever lingering heartbreak that may have remained for the Tigers […] The post WBB: No. 22 Princeton 83, Penn 54 (ALOST’s Game of the Week) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4315 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4315 Three-Point Play: Making Up Is Hard To Do http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1dZit5RapJU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4301#respond Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:44:35 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4301 Follow @Koiki_Sport 1. Southern Fried Basketball Between 1997 and 2008, the Southeastern Conference was the only league in Division 1 to send at least five teams into the NCAA Tournament in every season, with three of those seasons ending with a member school winning the whole enchilada (Kentucky in 1998, Florida in 2006 and 2007). The […] The post Three-Point Play: Making Up Is Hard To Do appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4301 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4301 South Carolina 64, No. 9 Iowa State 60 (ALOST’s Game of the Week) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/wbaMmr-WtKM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4291#respond Sun, 04 Jan 2015 01:10:12 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4291 Gamecocks fend off second-half rally, stun No. 9 Cyclones Follow @Koiki_Sport — Story by Julia Morris The recent offensive struggles of starting guard Sindarious Thornwell did not bother South Carolina head coach Frank Martin. Whispers from supporters concerning his play, Martin said, did get to him, believing those whispers were growing a little too loud […] The post South Carolina 64, No. 9 Iowa State 60 (ALOST’s Game of the Week) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4291 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4291 Down and Distance: Wild Card Edition http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/rm8tVmah7vY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4279#respond Fri, 02 Jan 2015 22:45:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4279 Follow @Koiki_Sport Happy New Year, football fans! With the calendar turned to January, that means we’re getting ready for the NFL postseason, and our playoff edition of Down and Distance is all about talking about the playoffs. But even before that, the hosts of the show, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, use the First Down segment […] The post Down and Distance: Wild Card Edition appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4279 0 1:18:27 Our playoff episode of Down and Distance first takes a look at the 2014 NFL MVP race, and our hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, decide on their MVP this season. Afterwards, we break down the four Wild Card playoff games and make predicti[...] Our playoff episode of Down and Distance first takes a look at the 2014 NFL MVP race, and our hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, decide on their MVP this season. Afterwards, we break down the four Wild Card playoff games and make predictions on each game. Our interview, from August of 2014, is with Le'Veon Bell of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he talked about how he got ready for the 2014 season, a year in which he totaled 2,215 yards of total offense. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4279 D’Angelo Harrison: Passion Play http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/59HLFztv6WA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4269#respond Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:36:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4269 Follow @Koiki_Sport — Story by Michael Castellano An image all too familiar – and possibly frustrating – to followers of St. John’s basketball appeared to be unfolding once again last Sunday in Brooklyn. D’Angelo Harrison, the Red Storm’s all-everything 6-4 guard, went after a loose ball with Tulane’s 6-11 center Ryan Smith. They both came […] The post D’Angelo Harrison: Passion Play appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4269 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4269 Elation in Happy Valley (NCAA Women’s Volleyball Final Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9buPjY_ptG0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4251#respond Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:48:46 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4251 Follow @Koiki_Sport — Story by Jessica Eley The Penn State women’s volleyball team returns to Happy Valley knowing they’re not just the champions of 2014, but also knowing they have officially assumed the title of the best overall women’s program. Penn State ended the Cinderella run of BYU in straight sets to win its second […] The post Elation in Happy Valley (NCAA Women’s Volleyball Final Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4251 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4251 Jennifer Hamson: Tower of Power http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/rzmhbdL3_rA/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4240#respond Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:00:51 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4240 Follow @Koiki_Sport — Story by Jessica Eley When a college athlete earns All-America status in their sport, they become kind of a big deal. If that same athlete later became a First Team All-America in an entirely different sport, then they’re in a class almost all by themselves. But what if I told you there […] The post Jennifer Hamson: Tower of Power appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4240 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4240 Holiday Hoops: LIU Holds Serve vs. Florida International http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/lH2nl0QFpSY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4231#respond Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:28:58 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4231 Follow @Koiki_Sport — Story by Julia Katherine Morris If LIU Brooklyn freshman Elvar Fridriksson had a rough go of it handling the rigors of playing basketball in America for the first time, he’s certainly getting the hang of it right before the new year. Fridriksson, the reigning Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week, drained clutch […] The post Holiday Hoops: LIU Holds Serve vs. Florida International appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4231 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4231 W2WFour: Best of the Best (Women’s Volleyball Final Four) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/CiSoF4__jS0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4218#respond Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:08:51 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4218 Follow @Koiki_Sport -Story by Jessica Eley You don’t have to wait until the College Football Playoff to watch powerhouse programs play for a national championship. In a matchup between the two standard-bearers of the sport, top seed Stanford will battle fifth-seeded Penn State in the women’s volleyball national semi-finals on Thursday at the Chesapeake Bay […] The post W2WFour: Best of the Best (Women’s Volleyball Final Four) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4218 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4218 The ALOST Podcast, XV: Losing Is Not an Option http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/lp_zmHjf4jI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4209#respond Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:18:01 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4209 Follow @Koiki_Sport Sports can be used as a tool as to how to go about living life while learning responsibility and accountability. In turn, sports also helps to cope with the tragedies and bring people together in times of need, no matter the background of each individual person. In our latest episode of The A […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XV: Losing Is Not an Option appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4209 0 0:39:48 University of North Carolina women's head basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, a 2013 Naismith Hall of Fame Inductee, talks about returning to the sidelines after her year-long fight against leukemia, as well as how good her Tar Heels can be this [...] University of North Carolina women's head basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, a 2013 Naismith Hall of Fame Inductee, talks about returning to the sidelines after her year-long fight against leukemia, as well as how good her Tar Heels can be this season. Also, Golden State Warriors television analyst Jim Barnett breaks down the things that have gone so right for the W's during their torrid start to the season, as well as how the team will negotiate the return of All-Star forward David Lee from injury. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4209 Three-Point Play: Return of the MAC http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/7Y4GOSvq8Bc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4197#respond Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:29:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4197 Follow @Koiki_Sport 1. Eagle Eyes The last time Eastern Michigan University was this big in basketball, they were led by the biggest little player in the game. Last week, the Eagles went into Ann Arbor and defeated Big Brother, the Michigan Wolverines, 45-42 to move to 8-1 on the season, its best start to a campaign […] The post Three-Point Play: Return of the MAC appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4197 0 noWe're all experts. So let's talk.One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business.NCAA, Sliderhttp://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4197 Kansas 75, Georgetown 70 (ALOST’s Game of the Week) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/kuIMDvqlj2Q/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4172#respond Wed, 10 Dec 2014 23:54:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4172 Follow @Koiki_Sport Tonight’s game between Kansas and Georgetown was about making statements. Kansas, and the Big 12 Conference, made the last one, but Georgetown of the Big East, might have provided the most memorable one. The Jayhawks, spurred on by four second-half three pointers from sophomore Brannen Greene, came away with a 75-70 win over the Hoyas, […] The post Kansas 75, Georgetown 70 (ALOST’s Game of the Week) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4172 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4172 Three-Point Play: Cavalier Attitude http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/KKIoGA495Rg/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4157#respond Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:37:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4157 Follow @Koiki_Sport 1. Virginia is for lovers Here’s hoping you didn’t think Virginia’s run to the ACC regular-season and conference tournament championships last season was a fluke. If so, the Cavaliers have already sent a couple of strong messages to put that fallacy to bed. Last Saturday’s comprehensive 74-57 victory on the road at VCU may […] The post Three-Point Play: Cavalier Attitude appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4157 0 noWe're all experts. So let's talk.One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business.NCAA, Sliderhttp://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4157 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 15) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/v3TpMhG3ON4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4128#respond Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:58:42 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4128 Follow @Koiki_Sport My name is Adesina O. Koiki, and I’m a hypocrite. At least I’m getting that out of the way. Why the self-scathing revelation, you may ask? Well, it has to do with TCU and Baylor and the fact that I have the Horned Frogs ranked ahead of the Bears (and by four places […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 15) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4128 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4128 Down and Distance: Ep. 5 (Week 14) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/jbDDa_krrjs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4132#respond Fri, 05 Dec 2014 12:30:09 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4132 Follow @Koiki_Sport Johnny Football will have to wait. But for how much longer? The latest edition of Down and Distance previews Week 14 in the NFL, and our hosts – Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson – split up the First Down segment into two. Part one of First Down includes the most important takeaways from the three Thanksgiving […] The post Down and Distance: Ep. 5 (Week 14) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4132 0 1:30:24 The hosts of Down and Distance, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, preview Week 14 and discuss, among other things, whether the Browns made the right move in sticking with Brian Hoyer at quarterback over Johnny Manziel, as well as make predictio[...] The hosts of Down and Distance, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, preview Week 14 and discuss, among other things, whether the Browns made the right move in sticking with Brian Hoyer at quarterback over Johnny Manziel, as well as make predictions on some of the big games this Sunday. Our feature interview is with Mary Kay Cabot of The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer as we talk about the state of the 7-5 Browns going into the stretch run. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4132 Three-Point Play: (Big) East Coast Bias http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xvWXeVfTOZ0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4117#respond Mon, 01 Dec 2014 22:32:39 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4117 Follow @Koiki_Sport 1. Playing Big It comes as no surprise that the Big East, after the first couple of weeks of the college basketball season, has stood out with its play on the hardwood more than any other conference so far. Well, at least it wouldn’t have been a surprise if this was 1986. Or even […] The post Three-Point Play: (Big) East Coast Bias appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4117 0 noWe're all experts. So let's talk.One man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches, sports journalists working with accredited media outlets nationwide and passionate fans with knowledgeable insight about their favorite team(s) and/or different topics in the sports world to form one of the most unique sports podcasts you'll come across. From football to auto racing, there isn’t a sport we can’t cover, and our guests have ranged from Hall of Famers to national champion head coaches to neuroradiologists who are fans of the English Premier League. (No kidding!) Join the discussion, and who knows, YOU might be our next expert analyst, alongside some of the best in the sports business.NCAA, Sliderhttp://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4117 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 14) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/NEwehRetAKc/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4103#respond Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:18:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4103 Follow @Koiki_Sport Over the next two weeks, during college football’s Last Judgement, the Southeastern Conference, sitting pretty with the football gods, should beware. The four horsemen of the College Football Apocalypse are standing in wait to create havoc upon the league for the postseason. The Biblical text details four horses, all of different colors, mounted by different […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 14) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4103 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4103 Harvard 31, Yale 24 (ALOST’s Game of the Week) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/LyC3M1BEMsE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4095#respond Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:18:25 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4095 Follow @Koiki_Sport From the very beginning of the game to the very end, Harvard wide receiver Andrew Fischer placed his fingerprints all over the 131st edition of “The Game.” His first opportunity came on Harvard’s first play from scrimmage, and he dropped a deep pass down the sideline that would have been a sure touchdown […] The post Harvard 31, Yale 24 (ALOST’s Game of the Week) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4095 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4095 Devil of a Time (Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Semifinals Recap) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/uP0Z67jueeo/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4189#respond Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:48:48 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4189 Follow @Koiki_Sport Before Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins could be concerned about a possible matchup against his mentor, his Cardinal team had to put on a performance reminiscent of his playing days at Duke. Guard Chasson Randle obliged with a shooting display that would have made Dawkins – a former sharpshooter himself – proud. Randle hit […] The post Devil of a Time (Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Semifinals Recap) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4189 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4189 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 13) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/NlzD0GFHV8I/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4076#respond Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:23:19 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4076 Follow @Koiki_Sport No matter what metric used, if any, both Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are at the forefront of being leaders of young men and women in academia. The statistics don’t lie in backing up that statement – not that you would be too surprised at that. Including honorees associated […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 13) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=4076 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=4076 (More) College Basketball Insomnia!! http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/hZUleMUwYAU/ Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:42:00 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3963 Follow @Koiki_Sport My apologies, but the marathon about to be run right now in November in New York City will not require 26 miles of torture on my legs and respiratory system.  It may require me to pack in a lot of carbohydrates, however. Tonight marks the beginning of the 24-hour college basketball marathon on […] The post (More) College Basketball Insomnia!! appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3963 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 12) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-dTw2EwsPEI/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3946#respond Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:31:33 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3946 Follow @Koiki_Sport Can Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott continue a (very) recent phenomena this Saturday? If so, the Heisman Trophy might have his name on it by this time next month. On Saturday, when the top-ranked Bulldogs pay a visit to Tuscaloosa to battle the Alabama Crimson Tide in a monumental matchup, Prescott will have a […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 12) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3946 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3946 Down and Distance: Ep. 4 (Week 11) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vQzuJvFCsSk/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3938#respond Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:24:43 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3938 Follow @Koiki_Sport Is another Gold Rush coming in the near future out West? The latest edition of Down and Distance previews Week 11 of the NFL season, and our hosts – Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson – spend the First Down segment concentrating on some NFC teams that have a lot of questions to answer in the next […] The post Down and Distance: Ep. 4 (Week 11) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3938 0 1:23:50 Down and Distance previews Week 11 of the NFL, and our hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, discuss the chances of the 49ers turning things around this season as well as how things have gotten so bad in the Windy City. Our feature intervie[...] Down and Distance previews Week 11 of the NFL, and our hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, discuss the chances of the 49ers turning things around this season as well as how things have gotten so bad in the Windy City. Our feature interview is with Kansas City Chiefs radio play-by-play man Mitch Holthus, as we discuss all things Chiefs football...and a little college basketball to boot. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3938 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 11) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/Hbyr4wSSG3g/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3915#respond Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:34:37 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3915   Follow @Koiki_Sport During a day that might prove to be the first true “Knockout Saturday” of the 2014 college football season, TCU is one vicious haymaker landing flush on the jaw of its opponent away from “officially” taking its place in college football’s main event in January. Six campuses from across the country will feature […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 11) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3915 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3915 Down and Distance: Ep: 3 (Week 9) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/pfC3aATXG0s/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3907#respond Sun, 02 Nov 2014 10:05:26 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3907 Follow @Koiki_Sport Surprise!! The latest edition of Down and Distance previews Week 9 of the NFL season, and at the unofficial halfway point of the year, our hosts – Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson – spend the majority of the first down segment discussing their biggest surprises and disappointments so far this season.  Teams, players, coaches and even […] The post Down and Distance: Ep: 3 (Week 9) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3907 0 1:29:36 Down and Distance is back to preview Week 9 of the NFL, and our hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, share their surprises and disappointments at the halfway point of the season. Our feature interview is with New York Giants running back R[...] Down and Distance is back to preview Week 9 of the NFL, and our hosts, Holly Culbertson and Adesina O. Koiki, share their surprises and disappointments at the halfway point of the season. Our feature interview is with New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings, and the hosts give predictions on seven big games in the NFL this week. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3907 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Playoff Edition/Week 10) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/EIjcP1_BRQY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3893#respond Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:05:24 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3893   Follow @Koiki_Sport While we wait on the selection committee and ESPN for the debut of the College Football Playoff Top 25 later on tonight, the A Lot of Sports Talk’s College Football Top 25 committee of six has already spoken. And if tonight’s poll is any reflection of our aggregation for this week, we […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Playoff Edition/Week 10) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3893 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3893 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 9) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/xRUuX-PGxaM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3872#respond Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:01:13 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3872   Follow @Koiki_Sport If Florida State were to run the table for a second consecutive season and win another national championship, it will be in large part to the play of Heisman Trophy quarterback Jameis Winston.  That much is obvious. They’ll also, in large part, thank Sean Maguire as well, the Seminoles’ quarterback who helped […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 9) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3872 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3872 Down and Distance: Ep. 2 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/qTG18n-18lM/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3861#respond Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:48:02 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3861 Follow @Koiki_Sport After a bye week in which we rested and iced our nagging injuries, A Lot of Sports Talk’s newest podcast, Down and Distance, is back as we take a look at Week Seven in the National Football League.  Our hosts this week are, once again, Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson, and the first down segment […] The post Down and Distance: Ep. 2 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3861 0 1:08:29 After a bye week, A Lot of Sports Talk's weekly NFL podcast, Down and Distance, returns to preview Week 7. Our feature interview is with New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason, and our hosts for this week's show are, once again, Adesina O.[...] After a bye week, A Lot of Sports Talk's weekly NFL podcast, Down and Distance, returns to preview Week 7. Our feature interview is with New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason, and our hosts for this week's show are, once again, Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3861 The ALOST Podcast, XIV: Royal Treatment http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/rKCpWSQsGqs/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3853#respond Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:30:31 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3853 Follow @Koiki_Sport In October of 1985, 20 states had not yet raised their minimum drinking age to 21, A-ha’s “Take on Me” was No. 1 on the Billboard music charts, the University of Iowa was the top-ranked team in college football and the eventual computer giant Microsoft was a month away from releasing Windows 1.0. […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XIV: Royal Treatment appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3853 0 1:16:15 Mark Gubicza, longtime Kansas City Royals pitcher and current TV commentator for the Los Angeles Angels, talks about his time as a member of the 1985 Royals World Series team and breaks down this year's American League Champions. Also, Lisa Ho[...] Mark Gubicza, longtime Kansas City Royals pitcher and current TV commentator for the Los Angeles Angels, talks about his time as a member of the 1985 Royals World Series team and breaks down this year's American League Champions. Also, Lisa Horne, national college football writer, goes into detail about how the College Football Playoff might shake out in the coming weeks, her issues with the AP Poll and Florida State's handling of Jameis Winston, and reveals who is at the top of her Heisman list. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3853 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 8) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/vAipytNXH9s/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3814#respond Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:57:56 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3814   Follow @Koiki_Sport Since we spend so much time on campuses and evaluating students (who also happen to be athletes), it’s only fair that we, as evaluators, begin making our assessments and hand out some progress reports during the semester. The majority of Division I-FBS schools are six games into their seasons, which is halfway […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 8) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3814 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3814 The ALOST Podcast, XIII: Ice Time http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/8pMSFFOWpZ4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3806#respond Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:44:17 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3806 Follow @Koiki_Sport The action in one of the coolest sports on Earth starts to heat up this time of year, and the return of The A Lot of Sports Talk Podcast concentrates on the men and women getting ready to lace up their skates to start new seasons . Our first interview is with Brenda Andress, […] The post The ALOST Podcast, XIII: Ice Time appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3806 0 0:44:51 Brenda Andress, commissioner of the Canadian Women's Hockey League, talks about her vision of the league and how the women's ice hockey tournament in the Sochi Games last February helps boost the CWHL's prestige. Also, NHL radio anal[...] Brenda Andress, commissioner of the Canadian Women's Hockey League, talks about her vision of the league and how the women's ice hockey tournament in the Sochi Games last February helps boost the CWHL's prestige. Also, NHL radio analyst Sherry Ross discusses the New Jersey Devils in the post-Martin Brodeur era and previews the Metropolitan Division. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3806 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 7) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/-QEfSZ8-Ks4/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3780#respond Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:52:53 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3780   Follow @Koiki_Sport There should be no way that this weekend of college football reaches the epic awesomeness that was last week, maybe the greatest, most enjoyable and most unpredictable Saturday in the history of the sport. If you were living under rock and/or consumed by the National League Division Series playoff games that were […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 7) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3780 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3780 The Post Pattern: Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/1bCwhDZL5tE/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3774#respond Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:49:29 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3774 Follow @Koiki_Sport When things started to go stale for the Giants in the second half on Sunday, they turned to a couple of rookies to help the old guard lead New York to a victory almost two years in the making. Rookies Andre Williams and Odell Beckham, Jr. each scored second-half touchdowns to spur the […] The post The Post Pattern: Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3774 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3774 Down and Distance: Ep. 1 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/9KH7BnVvUI0/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3765#respond Sun, 05 Oct 2014 05:05:40 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3765 Follow @Koiki_Sport What do you get when you take journalists who cover the NFL regularly with knowledgeable fans chomping at the bit to have a go at the microphone to have their voices heard about the sport? The answer is A Lot of Sports Talk’s newest podcast, Down and Distance.  Each week, A Lot of […] The post Down and Distance: Ep. 1 appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3765 0 1:23:04 The debut of our new NFL talk show, Down and Distance, features an interview with Kristi Scales of the Dallas Cowboys radio network, as well as extended commentary about the league going into Week 5 from hosts Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson. The debut of our new NFL talk show, Down and Distance, features an interview with Kristi Scales of the Dallas Cowboys radio network, as well as extended commentary about the league going into Week 5 from hosts Adesina O. Koiki and Holly Culbertson. Sports, talk, Interviews, Sports, Opportunity, College, Pro, Auto, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey Adesina O. Koiki no no http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3765 ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 6) http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/OqL23wJLTwY/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3748#respond Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:01:10 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3748 Follow @Koiki_Sport Saturday begins the first week of the College Football Playoff in the 2014 season. No, I know that the Playoff doesn’t start until New Year’s Day.  And no, I haven’t lost my mind for making such a proclamation of an opening statement.  All you have to do is look at the Southeastern Conference […] The post ALOST’s College Football Top 25 (Week 6) appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3748 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3748 The 10-Spot: Quarter Pole http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ALotoOfSportsTalk/~3/DHa7Al4DLXU/ http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3735#respond Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:23:45 +0000 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3735 Follow @Koiki_Sport Finally, A Lot of Sports Talk debuts the Tuesday 10-spot for the 2014 NFL season, and the games in Week Four definitely gave us a lots of reasons to chatter.  Being based in New York City, I guess starting with one of the New York (well, New Jersey)  teams is apropos, but we […] The post The 10-Spot: Quarter Pole appeared first on A Lot of Sports Talk. http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?feed=rss2&p=3735 0 http://alotofsportstalk.com/wp2/?p=3735 Adesina O. KoikinonadultOne man, MANY sports! Each week, Adesina Koiki, founder of the website "A Lot of Sports Talk" (and whose reporting credits include over six years reporting for ESPN The Magazine), combines in-depth interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and

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