Ray Burton

Suliasi Vunivalu decision leaves Storm at a loss

Fijian winger and NRL breakout star Suliasi Vunivalu is switching codes at the end of the 2020 season to make huge money with the Queensland Reds. The move, prompted by Rugby Australia's recruit of the flying Fijian...

Zack Wheeler is another odd signing for the Phillies

Zack Wheeler has become the first big-money signing of the 2019/20 hot stove season, and his $118m 5-year contract offers more questions than answers for embattled Phillies fans. Wheeler, one of the most highly...

Ron Rivera axed by Carolina Panthers

Ron Rivera and the Carolina Panthers have parted ways after nearly nine seasons. Struggling through their second consecutive losing season proved too much for Rivera to outlast and the Panthers will enter rebuild mode at the end...

NBA load management edict shows focus on money

The NBA sent a memo to all 30 teams on Monday stating load management would now be classified as rest. Other than clarifying the situation does this really make any difference to the teams involved in load...

Valentine Holmes return angers Sharks

Valentine Holmes is coming back to the NRL having signed a 6-year deal with the North Queensland Cowboys having lasted just 7 months in the NFL. One of the most exciting and dynamic full-backs in the game...

The Value Of A Top Drafted Quarterback

With six weeks still to go in the NFL regular season, several teams are already eyeing the draft to help fix a glaring hole at the quarterback position. But as some fans talk about tanking to get...

Dolphins Growth Is The Process

Coming off their most complete game last week, the Dolphins headed to Indianapolis with their own fanbase conflicted over the act of winning a game. While a win, any win, would normally be cause for celebration, Dolphins...

Watford Desperately Seeking Answers and Points

After reaching the FA Cup Final last season, the demise of Watford FC has been both sudden and dramatic. Sitting dead last in the Premier League with no wins from their first 10 games, Watford face a...

Brian Flores Proves A Point With Win

First-year head coach Brian Flores wasn't playing around when he said the Dolphins wanted to win. As the much-hated Jets came to Miami, Flores finally got to make his point with a well-coached, and passionate team that...

Dolphins Struggles Show Promise And Concern

The Miami Dolphins struggles continued on Monday night in Pittsburgh as they blew an early 14-0 lead with some baffling calls, and lack of talent all around. With the rebuild in full swing, and...

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Ray writes mostly in-depth analytical pieces covering a range of sports from a more statistical perspective drawing his inspiration from the fanalytics movement. Ray writes on the NFL, Premier League, MLB, NHL, NBA, and NRL.
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