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Royal Rankings: Week 7 NFL Power Rankings

This week we saw gutsy calls on fourth down, a running back becoming a MVP favorite candidate, the Cardinals continue to distance themselves from the rest of the pack and the Ravens continue to will themselves to victory despite a…

Duke AD Nina King May Have Tough Decision to Make Regarding the Duke Football Program

Eight consecutive losses to ACC schools and being dragged on the road in Charlottesville 48-0 might have been enough for Nina King, new Duke athletic’s director, to consider making a hard decision this upcoming offseason regarding the future of the…

Duke Faces Tough Road Test at Virginia

After suffering back-to-back conference losses, Duke (3-3, 0-2) heads to Charlottesville to face the Virginia Cavaliers (4-2, 2-2) – who are on a roll, winning their last two games, including a 1-point victory at Louisville. The narrative has been if…

Royal Rankings: Week 6 NFL Power Rankings

Was a win at Arrowhead enough to catapult the Bills over the undefeated Cardinals in this week’s NFL power rankings? Lamar Jackson continues to prove the naysayers wrong with a heavy load of injuries on both sides of the ball.…

Jon Gruden – Entitlement, Privilege, Racism & Bigotry Expose a Damaging NFL Culture

Why is it when people declare themselves innocent of being a racist, the first statement out of their mouth is, “I don’t have a racist bone in my body?”  How can anyone near 60 years old in America have no…

Duke Looks to Avoid Two-Game Skid Vs Georgia Tech

Being an under-dog in your own backyard is the ultimate “slap in the face,” but that’s the scenario when you get blown out a week prior eight miles away from your home turf. Giving up big plays, missed tackles and…

Sage Steele – No Representative of Black Women!

It’s imperative that you love the skin that you were born in. No matter how difficult it is to accept other people’s opinion, you don’t have a green light to bash someone’s ethnicity or cultural background because they choose to…

If the Steelers Don’t Bench Ben Roethlisberger I’m Going to Lose It!

Imagine the Pittsburgh Steelers being a blocked punt away from being 0-4 on the season. 0-4! How far does loyalty get you in the NFL? We understand the ramifications of delivering 2 Super Bowls to an organization and making three…

Observations from Duke’s First Official Scrimmage

Duke released behind the scenes footage from their first official team scrimmage, featuring potential overall first round pick of next years NBA draft Paolo Banchero, who put everyone on notice…He’s about that action folks. The 6 foot 10 inch freshman,…

Royal Rankings: What happened the Last time the Panthers were 3-0; Week 4 NFL Power Rankings

It’s just four games into the season and we have teams looking as if they’re ready to wave the white flag. Strength of schedule has weighed heavily on some of these rankings, and so have injuries. Yet, you play who…

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