#TBT: Indiana Hoosiers 2002 Sweet 16 upset over Duke

Today’s Throwback Thursday moment, takes us back to 2002, and a South Regional Semifinal game played at Rupp Arena in Lexington Kentucky. The home of the Kentucky Wildcats. The Indiana Hoosiers came into the game as the 5th-seeded team in the South Region. It was the first Sweet 16 appearance for the storied program since 1993. For the Hoosiers who had previously won 3 national championships in 11 years (1976, 1981, and 1987) and five (1940, 1953) overall, to go nine years without a Sweet 16 appearance was very uncharacteristic.…

NFL Preseason Spectacular: AFC West Preview – Super Bowl window closing on Manning and the Broncos

THE SPORTS & SWAG 2015 FOOTBALL PRESEASON SPECTACULAR continues out west, in the NFL, as we take a look at the AFC West. The Denver Broncos have dominated this division over the last several years. Largely in part to acquiring Peyton Manning after a long career with the Indianapolis Colts. However, as successful as things have been in Denver, there still seems to be a sense of non-fulfillment. The Broncos did make it to Super Bowl 48, only to get humiliated by the Seattle Seahawks. They were again in position…

NFL: AFC West Preview – Peyton and Broncos still best in the west…

As we continue to get ready for the 2014 NFL regular season to begin, the preseason is about to get in full swing as all 32 teams spring into action. To start our previews here on Sports & Swag, we took a look at the NFC West. In this installment we’ll stay out west and take a look at the AFC West. A division that produced the AFC Super Bowl participant, Denver Broncos. Can Peyton Manning lead his team to one more victory this season and win his second ring?…