TCT Roundtable February 25th

Another week of sports means another week of questions for The College Tailgate staff. Have a question you want answered? Email us: thecollegetailgate@gmail.com.   NBA: The race to make the playoffs in the Western Conference is getting tight as four teams compete for three spots. Amongst Portland, Dallas, Utah and Houston, who is most likely to miss out and who

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The Happy Gilmore 20th Anniversary Character Power Rankings

Is it the greatest sports-comedy ever made? No, probably not. Is it even the greatest golf-comedy ever made? Again, no. (“Caddyshack” probably still holds both belts). But “Happy Gilmore” is certainly a sports-comedy of the highest quality, and easily the best of Adam Sandler’s films. This week marks the 20th anniversary of a comedy staple of the 90’s that’s defined

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No Love For Lillard As Potential All Star

As of right now, it’s Lillard Time, but no major media outlet seems to be checking their clocks. Look, I’m a biased Blazer fan, it’s in my blood. Nevertheless, I can’t get over that fact that Damian Lillard is excelling beyond everyone’s expectations. We need to get serious when we mention All Star and Damian Lillard in the same sentence.

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Grading the NBA trade deadline: 2016 edition

The inevitability that the NBA Trade Deadline is doomed to underperform is a trend that has become accepted across the association throughout the past few years (save last year, of course). This year was really no exception to the rule either, with only 24 players – none of which were truly ‘blockbusters’ – and a slew of draft picks being

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15 Minute Football

Off the Woodwork’s Michael Beiermeister and Grant Becker break down a big weekend in the Premier League. They discuss what happened in the first four UCL Round of 16 matchups and preview the next four. They also answer a big question: If you have to sell one of Messi, Neymar or Suarez, who is it? Off the Woodwork’s Michael Beiermeister

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Mid-major midseason checkup

Well last season was just a bummer in all aspects from my predictions in this annual article.  So this year, I decided I would play it out a bit longer to let a few teams separate from the rest.  Ha.  Good one Quinn.  As always, the midmajor teams are a major enigma. And I’m sorry, this guide is long.  Hella

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D-League All-Star Names

As we approach the highly-anticipated NBA All-Star Game in Toronto this Valentine’s Day, we think of some of the greats that will step on the court: James, Curry, Wade, and, of course, Bryant. These are some of the greatest names to ever touch a basketball, but there are other names in the game that need recognition. The NBA Developmental League

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Below the Rim

Grant Becker, Michael Gilbert and Connor Basch discuss the rise of the Blazers, the Joe Johnson “sweepstakes,” and the Pelicans. They also buy and sell stocks of Eastern Conference playoff teams and play NBA “Would You Rather?” Ryan Patterson and Grant Becker discuss all star weekend and break down what happened at the trade deadline. They also answer three big

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