Articles by: 1070 the Fan

  • Kevin Durant and LeBron James have sparked a lively debate about the NBA MVP award this season. (Photo: Icon SMI)

    NBA awards won’t all go to right guys

    NBA April 19, 2014 at 8:49 am

    In two short months, the NBA will crown its champion, but before then, there are individual honors to be passed out. We shall examine who is most deserving and who will actually win because, let’s face it, the two aren’t always the same. MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Should Win: KEVIN DURANT, […]

  • Masters preview: Injuries play major role

    Masters preview: Injuries play major role

    Uncategorized April 8, 2014 at 7:37 am

    The Sports Network With the No. 1 player in the world already out of this year’s Masters, injuries are clearly the top storyline heading into the first major of the season. Tiger Woods, as we all know, had back surgery last Monday and is out of the tournament. If that […]

  • Will back surgery keep Tiger Woods from ever regaining his once-dominant form? (Photo: Icon SMI)

    Is this the end of Tiger?

    Uncategorized April 4, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    By David Jordan, The Sports Network As Tiger Woods suffers yet another significant injury, is it time to believe we have seen the end of the dominant player we once knew? Woods underwent microdiscectomy surgery for a pinched nerve on Monday, which will cause him to miss the Masters for […]

  • Scouting report: Pistons at Pacers

    Scouting report: Pistons at Pacers

    Pacers April 2, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Detroit (27-47) at Indiana (52-23) Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:00 PM ET Bankers Life Fieldhouse Offense vs. Defense   Overall Overall DET IND IND DET   DET Off IND Def IND Off DET Def Off Away Def Home Off Home Def Away Scoring Total Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 + OT […]

  • Spurs take Pacers down a notch in East

    Spurs take Pacers down a notch in East

    Pacers March 31, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    The Sports Network The NBA’s conference leaders couldn’t be headed more in opposite directions. Tony Parker scored 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs won a franchise-record 18th straight game following a 103-77 rout over the reeling Indiana Pacers on Monday night. The Spurs, who won 17 in a row […]

  • Scouting report: Spurs at Pacers

    Scouting report: Spurs at Pacers

    Pacers March 31, 2014 at 11:03 am

    The Sports Network The Indiana Pacers are reeling and things won’t get any easier on Monday night when they welcome the scorching-hot San Antonio Spurs to Bankers Life Fieldhouse. It’s a matchup of the top teams in each conference, although only one is playing like it at the moment. The […]

  • NFL mock draft 3.0: Bortles tops chart

    NFL mock draft 3.0: Bortles tops chart

    College Football, NFL March 31, 2014 at 9:31 am

    At its very core, the NFL Draft is a crapshoot so trying to predict the thing six weeks out is probably the ultimate exercise in futility. Hindsight will eventually show that even the most accurate mock draft was just a glorified educated guess. That said, the crystal ball does get […]

  • (From L) Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid were non-factors in the NCAA Tournament.

    NBA Draft prospects struggled in NCAA Tourney

    College Basketball, NBA March 31, 2014 at 9:29 am

    This year’s NCAA Championship tournament has not been kind to most of the biggest names projected for greatness come NBA Draft time. (It was also not good for me. Darn you, Creighton!) The tournament shines the brightest light on these youngsters who are preordained for greatness at the highest levels […]

  • Will Power celebrates in victory lane. (Photo: IndyCar)

    Power wins IndyCar opener in St. Pete

    Indy Car March 30, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    The Sports Network Will Power’s winning momentum in the Verizon IndyCar Series continue on Sunday, as he took the checkered flag for the season-opening race on the streets of St. Petersburg. Power, who won the last two races of the 2013 season (second Houston race and Fontana, Calif.), put on […]

  • Pacers’ road slide reaches 5 with loss to Cavs

    Pacers’ road slide reaches 5 with loss to Cavs

    Pacers March 30, 2014 at 6:32 pm

    The Sports Network Dion Waiters led six Cleveland scorers in double figures with 19 points as the Cavaliers ended a nine-game losing streak against the Indiana Pacers with a 90-76 triumph at Quicken Loans Arena. Luol Deng donated 15 points, Spencer Hawes scored 13 and Tristan Thompson tallied 12 points […]