History of MLB Expansion and Realignment

Note: This project only covers the history of the 30 active MLB franchises with the exception of the 1800s Cincinnati Reds/Red Stockings. Every time a new team is introduced their logo appears. This is done to avoid confusion as a number of franchises had previous names that are similar (if …

Analysis of College Football Overtime Endings

One aspect of college football that makes the sport special is its overtime and the diverse ways that such a game can end. I decided to start this project where I would track every overtime game with the intent of finding all the unique ways an overtime game can end …

Think Alabama-FSU is the most hyped opening week game of all time? Nebraska-Penn State 1983 would like to have a word with you (Part II)

Author’s Note: This is Part II of a two-part article. Part I can be found here. The 1983 Penn State-Nebraska matchup was touted as a rematch/revenge game for Nebraska. The Cornhuskers did more than enough to deliver a meal best served cold. The Nittany Lions were walloped by Nebraska by a score …

What the ACC’s Response to HB2 Means.

In response to HB2 commonly known as the North Carolina bathroom law the ACC has taken the step of moving neutral site conference championship locations outside the state.  Why did the ACC do this? One thing that cannot be overstated is academic institutions have very diverse student bodies. For this …

A Look at the Big 12 Expansion List

With recent news that the Big 12 has whittled down their expansion list to eleven schools, I felt now would be a good time to critically examine these schools to look at where they are in the realignment process as well as gauge the Big 12’s decision making process. Is …