Category Archives: Sports

Marcus Mariota Ready to give Tennessee Titans A Glimpse of Their Future

Titans rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota is ready to give the Tennessee Titans a glimpse of future as they open tonight against the Atlanta Falcons in the Georgia Dome.   Mariota, who was the winner of college football’s Heisman Trophy last season, is known for his Christian faith.  Perhaps a leader on the field with a stabilizing force that comes from above is just kind of leadership that the Titans have been looking for.

“When I relentlessly pursue Christ, I put all my faith in Him to be able to play well and lead my team. With His power,…

Posted by FCA Magazine on Thursday, November 7, 2013

(H/T:  David Climer/  Tennessean)


Fellowship of Christian Athletes/ Facebook

Suns Cinderella season on the brink, Grizzlies Must Win One of Two Remaining Games

Shayn Roby’s Take: The Memphis Grizzlies control their own destiny with regard to the playoffs. They must either beat the Suns tonight in Phoenix, or beat Dallas at home on Wednesday. | Hang Time Blog

By Jeff Caplan,

[nba-video vid=channels/nba_tv/2014/04/14/]
VIDEO:The Suns are trying their best to make a frantic playoff charge

HANG TIME SOUTHWEST — Can the Phoenix Suns summon the energy to rise once more? Or will their improbable postseason hopes finally set?

Elimination day has arrived for the league’s season-long surprise team in Game 81. Phoenix (47-33) must beat the the Memphis Grizzlies (48-32) at home tonight (10 p.m. ET, League Pass) or the book will close on its Cinderella season, and the Grizzlies will clinch the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

It will take a Herculian effort. The Suns are picking themselves up from consecutive gut-punch road losses Friday and Saturday at San Antonio and Dallas in which they lost double-digits leads in both. Team MVP Goran Dragic is playing on a badly sprained left ankle. And then there’s this: Memphis, the antithesis of Phoenix’s…

View original post 434 more words

This is the perfect year for a 16-seed upset

Shayn Roby’s Take: Wichita State is undefeated. They are not unbeatable, but they have that intangible something that makes the difference between winning and losing when the chips are down. Don’t look for the first sixteen seed victory over a one seed to occur to the Shockers at the hands of Cal Poly.

For The Win

(USA TODAY Sports Images) (USA TODAY Sports Images)

These are two facts. They are incontrovertible.

1. Someday, a No. 16 seed is going to upset a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

2 It probably won’t be this year.

However, and I say that in the truest and loudest Stephen A. Smith inflection, if and when the historic upset happens, it’s going to come in a year exactly like this, a year in which no one is anticipating the shoe fitting on the biggest Cinderella in the field. You can never expect the 16-over-1 upset, which makes this a perfect year to expect one.

For the past few tournaments, the buzz around the potential of a 16/1 upset has grown louder. Smart college basketball writers hoping to appear smarter by calling an upset in advance have been insisting Gonzaga was the most vulnerable No. 1 ever (2013) or that Vermont was the best…

View original post 306 more words

Super Bowl Prediction: Broncos by One

Peyton Manning’s experience and game management leads the editor at Shayn Roby College Sports’ to stick with the future NFL Hall of Fame member and make the Super Bowl Prediction: Broncos by One.

Super Bowl XLVIII Has Tennessee Volunteer Flavor

Super Bowl XLVIII Has Tennessee Volunteer Flavor

as the Denver Broncos pit their highest scoring offense in NFL history, led by Peyton Manning, against the NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks.

Broncos and Seahawks in Super Bowl LVIII

Shayn Roby ‘s Take: Denver and Seattle will face off in New Jersey as the first Super Bowl will be played in the vicinity of the Big Apple. It will provide one of the largest stages ever for former University of Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning to shine.

Shayn Roby's Pro Gridiron Report

Sunday, January  19, 2014

AFC Championship Game

16 New England Patriots @ Denver Broncos 26

Manning vs. Brady can now be viewed as a competitive matchup from Manning’s perspective ( and no longer just Eli’s, but Peyton’s as well ).

NFC Championship Game 

17 San Francisco@ Seattle Seahawks 23

In a marvelous defensive performance ,the Seahawks held the 49ers offense to 17 points.

View original post 34 more words