1. USMNT: Who Will Join the Men's National Team?

    With an upset over Italy in February and the incredible recent form of some U.S. players, the future of world football is looking bright in the United States...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 2 years ago 826 reads 34 comments

  2. EURO 2012: A Guide for Americans

    This slideshow is geared towards beginners who want to figure out names and favorites before the upcoming tournament this summer. I am just trying to promote the sport in America...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 2 years ago 2,188 reads 19 comments

  3. Copa America: Predicting the Outcome of the CONMEBOL Tournament

    There's no such thing as too much football! The club leagues finish up, and then, the focus is shifted to the Gold Cup ...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about 3 years ago 1,405 reads 43 comments

  4. Gold Cup 2011: Where Does the United States Go from Here?

    It's a building process, it's going to take patience, baby steps... My patience clock is wearing thin right about now...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about 3 years ago 1,152 reads 2 comments

  5. 8 Wins. 4 Teams. 1 Goal. Previewing Both Conference Finals.

    It's been a heck of a ride in one of the most highly anticipated playoffs in NBA History. Memphis knocks off the top-seeded Spurs in the West, the Bulls looked shaky against the Pacers, ...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 251 reads 1 comments

  6. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Who Is Your Team Taking?

    There is one thing in sports that excites Americans all across the United States. It delivers inspiration. It delivers chance. It delivers stars. It delivers hope....yet it does not require any athletic competition...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 467 reads 2 comments

  7. NBA Playoffs 2011: What's Next After L.A. Lakers' 3-Peat Quest Ends in Defeat

    Kobe Bryant told the media that in order to win a third straight NBA Championship, the L.A. Lakers would need to do something historic in the 2011 NBA Playoffs. Well, they certainly repeated history, just not the way they had hoped...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 2,129 reads 7 comments

  8. 2011 NBA Playoffs: What the Lakers Need To Figure Out To Beat Dallas

    Game 1 was a hiccup. Game 2 was a disaster. The Los Angeles Lakers are down 0-2 to the No. 3 seed, Dallas Mavericks in the Conference Semifinals...

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  9. NBA Playoffs 2011: 3 Reasons You Shouldn't Count Out Celtics or Lakers

    0-2. I think it's safe to say that no one expected Boston and Los Angeles to be down 0-2 to their respective opponents. But the reality is, both squads are in a hole. Not big holes, but holes nonetheless...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 394 reads 3 comments

  10. NFL Draft 2011: My Grades for Your Team Through 3 Rounds in the NFL Draft

    In most people's minds, the NFL Draft is over even though there are 4 rounds left. That being said, I am going to grade every NFL's picks through the first three rounds...

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  11. Boston vs. Miami: The Possible Series of a Lifetime

    A new kid full of potential walked down a dark alley to get to his final destination. Four men stopped him in his tracks, mugged him, and sent him back from where he came from. The four men are the Boston Celtics ...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 2,451 reads 25 comments

  12. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: The First and Only Version

    I have to be honest. I've been following football for about 12 years now, and never have I seen a draft with this much coverage...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 987 reads 3 comments

  13. NCAA Final Four: Am I the Only One Not Dreaming of Butler and VCU Basketball?

    Before I get called a power-hungry elitist, just hear me out... Butler and VCU are both great stories...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 196 reads 1 comments

  14. Jared Sullinger Coming Back: A Silver Lining for Ohio State Buckeyes Fans

    Ohio State Buckeye fans, how are you feeling right now? Your football program is being flushed down the toilet, Jim Tressel is in hot water and your basketball team, the No...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 830 reads 11 comments

  15. Iowa and Iowa State Basketball: Who Had the Better Year on the Hardwood?

    Both Iowa and Iowa State entered the 2010-2011 season with new coaching staffs and not a lot of expectations. Their seasons would go almost the same, just vice-versa...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 995 reads 2 comments

  16. 2011 NBA Playoff and Award Predictions

    Can anyone wait for the NBA playoffs to get started? WOW. The "Big Three" in South Beach begin their quest to get LeBron James and Chris Bosh their first championship. The aging San Antonio Spurs have the best record in the league...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 3,925 reads 7 comments

  17. Lakers and Kobe Bryant Still Better Off Than Miami and Lebron James Despite Loss

    First and foremost, I'm a Lakers fan and I'm ready to blow off some steam with some facts and opinions on the Heat —this will be more of a rant than it will be an article...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 3 years ago 751 reads 14 comments

  18. Top 5 Things Both ISU/Iowa Need To Do It Win The Cy Hawk Trophy

    It is the Super Bowl for the state of Iowa. It's the biggest event for the state over a 365 day period. It is one of the best rivalries in the nation, and it's happening in exactly 6 days...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about almost 4 years ago 730 reads 8 comments

  19. Iowa Football: Adam Robinson Rumbles, Tumbles, Stumbles All Over Eastern Ilinois

    Des Moines native Adam Robinson ran for 834 yards last year, the most yards any Iowa freshman running back has ever ran for in a single season...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about almost 4 years ago 562 reads 9 comments

  20. Iowa State Gets Off and Running, Literally

    Going into Thursday night, Iowa State was returning nine starters on offense and five starters on defense, coming off their first bowl win since 2004. However, they also had the third toughest schedule in all of college football, including at No...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about almost 4 years ago 974 reads 9 comments

  21. LeBron James: McClelland's Take on LeBummer and His Mistake/Decision

    I heard LeBron James was having an hour special on ESPN to make his decision. That's when I finally knew that it was all coming down for him. That's when I knew that he was leaving Cleveland...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about 4 years ago 867 reads 0 comments

  22. Top Six Reasons To Hold The Phone on the Miami Heat

    There will be plenty of things that you have never seen before taking place this fall. LeBron James and Chris Bosh in Heat jerseys, 3 Top 10 players in the NBA on the same team, and LeBron wearing the #6...

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  23. A World Cup Final Preview, and a Review Of The History Already Made

    The FIFA World Cup. The Olympics of Soccer. The most anticipated sporting event around the world. It only comes once every four years, but when extended time ends Sunday night in Johannesburg, South Africa, the 2010 World Cup will have come to an end...

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  24. Some Insight on Where LeBron Will Be Playing in 2010-2011

    A lot of people want to argue about Kobe>LeBron, but now they THINK they have something inevitable to argue about, and that is where LeBron James is going to end up next season. And my prediction is:...

    Zach McClelland Written by Zach McClelland about over 4 years ago 317 reads 0 comments