Oh god what am I doing. The NHL trade deadline has come and gone and we’ve had a couple days to let the dust settle. It was a fairly slow deadline overshadowed by the prospect of the best defenseman in the NHL being traded by his skinflint owner. Which, of course, never happened. But we have trades, trades, trades! To CBJ: Ian Cole To OTT: … Continue reading Brief Comments on Every Single NHL Deadline Trade
Right after the Super Bowl ends, ESPN has a big void in its coverage on Sundays, and that’s when they show weird leisure time activity “sports” where you aren’t sure if they’re really a sport or if the people doing them are athletes, like bowling, or lumberjack games, and my personal favorite: pool. Continue reading Classic Sports Video Breakdown: 1999 Brunswick Billiards New York Classic
Hey, it’s time for our favorite thing at HOTSPROTSTAKES: Ranking the logos of some obscure sports league you’ve never heard of!
That’s right, today we journal to the world of indoor football (not arena, there’s a difference), and ranking the logos of the mostly-midwest-based Indoor Football League. Continue reading HOTSPROTSTAKES STAFF POLL: Ranking the logos of the Indoor Football League
If you could only choose one, a feed in HD, or having the scorebug on at all times? They’re both things that make the viewing experience that much better, but which is more necessary? Continue reading HOT SPROTS DEBATE: Would you rather have an HD feed or a scorebug?
The Indoor Football Season started this past weekend and all three games were competitive, gave us glimpses of what we can come to expect from each team, as well as an idea of who we will likely be seeing at the end of the season in the United Bowl.
Here are the final scores from each game, as well as a little bit of insight as to what I saw from each game. Continue reading IFL Week 1 reactions: Can anyone stop Arizona and Sioux Falls?
The Federal Hockey League’s “newly added expansion team” showed out on their first-ever franchise game, taking on the Watertown Wolves on the road for the first of five games between the rivals. Fans were eagerly awaiting tonight’s long-anticipated puck drop, and showed up publicly to support their boys. Nobody knew what to expect from a ragtag team of former players/scratches – who fans were … Continue reading STATE OF THE FEDERAL: @NorthernFeds Battle Well in Season Opener
The Indoor Football League kicks-off its 10th season tonight, and once viewed as the top alternative to the Arena Football League, the IFL is a shell of its former self after an off-season that damn-near saw the league merge with another league, and left them with just six teams after a court ruling three weeks ago. Continue reading Is this the last season of the IFL?
After a shootout loss the USA women in the gold medal game on Wednesday night, hockey fans woke up this morning to the stunning news that the Canadian men had fallen in the semifinal round to Germany, 4-3, meaning Canada will go without an Olympic gold medal in hockey for the first time since 1998. Continue reading Is Canada even good at hockey anymore?
We here at HOTSPROTSTAKES.com are all about finding weird and strange sports for you to learn about and then go, “wait why is that a thing?” Sort of like when we found arena softball, which is totally awesome.
Today we are going to introduce you to the hottest trend in sports (please note: probably not true), we are of course talking about 360Ball! Continue reading Obscure sport of the day: 360Ball
Team sports at the Olympics are a weird thing when it comes to the medal round. If you win your respective sport you take home a gold medal you are proud of and will always cherish and remember. But if you lose in that gold medal game it’s heartbreak and for some, shame. Continue reading HOT SPROTS DEBATE: Is it better to lose and “earn” a silver medal, or win to take home bronze?