The Morning Mando- Monday, May 16th

May 16, 2016

You’re reading The Morning Mando, a column released on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings about four of the most intriguing stories in sports. In today’s edition, I’ll recap the Raptors Game 7 win over the Miami Heat and look ahead to the opening game of the Western Conference Finals between Golden State and Oklahoma City. Plus, I’ll breakdown whether the Penguins and Sharks have any cause for concern after Game…

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Ranking the Best Teams in All of Sports

May 9, 2016

Weekly power rankings are ubiquitous in every sport. Yet how come I’ve never seen power rankings of teams across sports? I thought of this while watching the Golden State Warriors play the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 last night. Though they lost, I think the Warriors are clearly the best team in sports (in America at least) based on what they have accomplished over the last one to two…

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Las Vegas and Six Other Cities a New Sports Team Should Be

May 6, 2016

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has been in the news recently because he is seriously considering moving the Raiders to Las Vegas. I’ve heard the NFL is not to keen on this idea, but I like it for a few reasons. One, I was in the Bay Area earlier this year for a Warriors game and I could not help but notice what a dump┬áthe O.co Coliseum is. No wonder…

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Ranking the Thirteen Most-Cursed Franchises in Sports

May 3, 2016

As the Portland Trailblazers battle the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Semifinals, the Los Angeles Clippers and their fans must be miserable. Injuries to their two star players–Chris Paul and Blake Griffin–not only derailed their chances of beating the Blazers, but an opportunity to knock off the Stephen Curry-less Warriors as well. To say that nothing goes right for the Clippers is an understatement. Even after climbing out…

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