Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Everton

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in June, 2017) Everton finished seventh in the Premier League in 2016-17, but what grade do they get for their overall performance? Everton’s season fluctuated drastically from month to month. They began by winning four of their first five matches and drawing the other. Then they nosedived into obscurity by winning … Continue reading Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Everton

Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Bournemouth

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in May, 2017) Bournemouth finished ninth in the Premier League in 2016-17, but what grade do they get for their overall performance? Bournemouth have spent most of their club’s history in the lower tiers of the English soccer pyramid. Two seasons ago, Eddie Howe’s team rose into the Premier League for … Continue reading Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Bournemouth

Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Manchester City

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in May, 2017) Manchester City finished third in the Premier League in 2016-17, but what grade do they get for their overall performance? Manchester City got off to a blistering start in the Premier League under new manager Pep Guardiola, winning their first six matches of the season. However, a shaky … Continue reading Premier League 2016-17 season grades: Manchester City

Will Chelsea repeat as Premier League champions in 2017-18?

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in May, 2017) A look at the challenges facing Chelsea over the summer, and whether or not they can repeat as Premier League champions in 2017-18 . Chelsea were crowned Premier League champions on Friday after beating West Brom 1-0 at the Hawthorns. The win took them onto 87 points, and means they’re still … Continue reading Will Chelsea repeat as Premier League champions in 2017-18?

Stephen A. Smith thinks someone drugged James Harden for Game 6

(Originally posted at Fansided.com in May, 2017) Stephen A Smith has long been the King of Hot Takes. His latest might be his crowning achievement. Stephen A. Smith has had his history of hot takes. He has publicly defended Ray Rice after his ugly domestic violence incident. He has warned Kevin Durant on live television … Continue reading Stephen A. Smith thinks someone drugged James Harden for Game 6