Texans Holding Deshaun Watson: Houston Quarterback Deshaun Watson is attempting to stampede his way out of Houston. Following a series of falling outs between the star quarterback and the Texans front office, Watson has requested a trade out of Houston.
The Texans front office, despite promising Watson, failed to involve him in the hiring process of General Manager Nick Casserio and Head Coach David Culley. This appears to have been the final straw for Watson.
After Bill O’Brien was fired following an 0-4 start to the 2020 season fans of the Houston Texans rejoiced. The organization had finally realized that O’Brien was doing nothing but wasting star players.
Villanova at Butler Preview and Betting Pick: With just two weeks remaining in the college basketball season, there are still some conference races that have yet to be determined. The Big East Conference title is still up for grabs, but that could be clinched on Sunday morning if the Villanova Wildcats win at the Butler Bulldogs.
Villanova comes into this game with a 10-2 record in Big East Conference games, and they are currently on top of the league. The Wildcats have won four of their last five games, and they are building momentum towards a run in March.
Butler is just 8-13 overall this season, and they have gone just 7-11 so far in conference games. The Bulldogs [...]
Big Ten Basketball: Illinois shot close to 52% from the field lead by Kofi Cockburn who notched his 14th double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds. This teammate Ayo Dosunma added 13 points.
Unlike Illinois who was riding a winning streak, Northwestern was on a very cold streak losing twelve straight. Chase Audige scored 22 points in the losing effort while his teammate Pete Nance put up 14 points in the losing effort.
Illinois looked like they were going to run away with the game with an early 25-7 lead; however, the momentum shifted to the away team. Their seemly big lead was cut to two points with 1:30 left [...]
Illinois at Wisconsin Preview: The No. 5 Illinois Fighting Illini (17-6) travel to Madison for a Saturday spectacular against the No. 23 Wisconsin Badgers (16-8). Illinois might be ranked far ahead of Wisconsin, but the two teams have a very similar record and both teams have spent the 2021 college basketball season bouncing around the rankings.
Overall, this matchup puts two top college basketball teams on display for what might be a much closer game than last time. Saturday afternoon might not be very busy with high-quality sports, but this is one of the best games of the day. Wisconsin has battled a very difficult schedule of late and a win against Illinois would be huge [...]