chriswoodsports Author

Located in the Alabama area, Chris Wood has covered multiple topics with The Athletes Hub. Having debuted in July of 2017, Chris specializes in covering college sports primarily.

MLB

It’s Time For a Shorter MLB Season

The current state of games within the MLB is now 162, but it seems like it’s time to shorten the regular season once and for all. In the month of April alone (up to 4/22/2018), there have been more postponements so far (26) than all of last season (25 in 2017). The weather in the […]

Read More

NBAOther Sports

Clippers Reign Among Elite is Over

With all that talent the Los Angeles Clippers once contained, the franchise had no championships to show for it. During their peak, the Clippers never made it past the second round of the postseason, but had the roster to win it all. The play of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, and others gave life […]

Read More

College Basketball

Will Pitino Land Another Coaching Spot?

Rick Pitino, who was once admired as one of the greatest college basketball coaches, has now been deemed a disgrace to the sport of college basketball. Before last season, the success of Pitino noticed by all, but now, it’s a matter on whether or not he coaches again. Pitino is now 65, and he feels […]

Read More

College BasketballNCAAOpinion PieceOther Sports

Disappointment in Tuscaloosa for Avery Johnson

In the two prior seasons at Alabama, Men’s Basketball head coach Avery Johnson has had very little success with the Crimson Tide. In both seasons, the school ended up playing in the NIT, and did fairly well. During the course of the 2017-2018 regular season however, it can be described as disappointing to say the […]

Read More

NBAOther Sports

Knicks Becoming More Familiar With Failure

If you’re a New York Knicks fan, it has become all too familiar to you. This season is pretty much a wash, even after all the previous offseason moves. The departures of both Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony had no immediate benefit for the Knicks’ play on the court. In addition, the current state of […]

Read More

NBA

Time for Cleveland to Enter “Panic Mode”?

This season for Cleveland has been an inconsistent one to say the least, as LeBron James and company are unraveling before our very eyes. With a serious injury to Kevin Love underway, is this a Cavaliers squad that should be concerned about the home stretch of the 2017-18 NBA season? In my eyes, Cleveland should […]

Read More

NFLOther Sports

A Possible Revival of the XFL?

It has been sixteen years since an XFL Football game took place. Even then, the league was more like a Clint Eastwood movie: The good, the bad, and the ugly. In this case, there was a lot more bad and ugly, rather than good, as far as TV ratings are concerned. Even back then, NHL […]

Read More

NHLOther Sports

The Possible NHL Realignment Plan for 2020

The Vegas Golden Knights have been a smashing success so far. Now, there’s a possibility of the NHL expanding again, to 32 teams this time. There are about 3 contenders competing for the latest expansion derby. The cities that want an NHL team are: Seattle, Washington Houston, Texas, and Quebec City, Quebec. Seattle has the […]

Read More

NHLOther Sports

Latest on NHL Potential Relocation

As reported, there are three teams (potentially a fourth team) that currently have arena issues at the moment. Those teams happen to be the Arizona Coyotes, Ottawa Senators, Calgary Flames, and New York Islanders. These teams are either on the verge of moving to another city, or seeking a new building they don’t deserve. Remember, […]

Read More

NHL

The Latest On a Potential NHL Expansion

The rising early success of the Vegas Golden Knights has done wonders for the National Hockey League. If the team can make the playoffs within its first year, it would be one of the most successful starts to a franchise in pro sports history. On the contrary, the Golden Knights have used five goalies already, and […]

Read More