MoranAlytics Take: Housley Named Sabres Head Coach

June 15, 2017By Patrick Moran

The new head coach of the Buffalo Sabres, its 18th in team history is a face most fans are familiar with.  The team announced today that Phil Housley got the job.  Housley had been an assistant coach in Nashville since 2013 and helped guide the Predators to their first Stanley Cup final this past season. … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017By Patrick Moran

BILLS: Last year’s first-round draft pick, Shaq Lawson is starting to feeling more comfortable with Sean McDermott’s defense. YANKEES: New York scored three runs in the first inning but for a second consecutive night couldn’t hold against the Angels and lost, 7-5 to lose two of three in the series.  Red hot catcher Gary Sanchez … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#47) Madonna – Crazy For You

June 14, 2017By Patrick Moran

Madonna is no stranger to this countdown, with Crazy For You marking her fourth appearance already, joining Papa Don’t Preach (No. 96), Borderline (88) and Like A Prayer (84).  Here’s a spoiler alert—this isn’t quite the last you’ll see of Madonna either. While she’s far better known for delivering pop records that govern clubs and … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 14, 2017

June 13, 2017By Patrick Moran

YANKEES:  The Bombers seven game winning streak came to an end in a 3-2 extra innings loss to the Angels.  The Yanks were up 2-1 late but Tyler Clippard couldn’t hold the lead.  More significantly than the loss was C.C. Sabathia leaving the game with an apparent hamstring injury. BILLS: What can the Buffalo Bills … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For 6/13/17

June 13, 2017By Patrick Moran

BILLS:  A few days old but well worth reading if you haven’t already, Buffalo News reporter Vic Carucci has an excellent story on Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus finding it a challenge to play for new DL coach Mike Waulfe, who became a star as a Los Angeles Rams coach on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#49) Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing

June 12, 2017By Patrick Moran

Everyone knows Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” is the preeminent song to get down to.  Not everyone knows is exactly how America’s unofficial humping anthem came out. It turns out Gaye was quite the pornography addict. From “The renown writer David Ritz gave Gaye the idea for this song. Gaye had a large collection of … Read More

Hot Taekery: G.O.T, Judge & WWE Sucking

June 12, 2017By Patrick Moran

Don’t ask me what I was thinking over the past six years because I can’t provide an acceptable excuse, but over this past month I binge-watched the entire six seasons of Game of Thrones on HBO.  There’s not many things on television or film that get past me, considering I haven’t much of a life, … Read More

MoranAlytics Must Reads For June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017By Patrick Moran

BILLS:  Chris Trapasso of Buffalo Rumblings offers reason for why free agent wide receiver Jeremy Maclin should sign with the Buffalo Bills over the Baltimore Ravens—or anyone else. SABRES: New Buffalo GM Jason Botterill celebrated with the Pittsburgh Penguins last night after they won their second consecutive Stanley Cup, rightfully so as Botterill had a … Read More