Team of Virtue

In 2016, the Arizona Diamondbacks were at a crossroad. A slow start put the Diamondbacks nine games under .500, and 13.5 games back in the division … by July. An exciting off-season was headlined by the signing of former Cy Young winner Zack Greinke away from their division rivals, the Los Angeles Dodgers. General manager…

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Are the Capitals and Ovechkin on the Verge of a Divorce?

When a team makes a first overall selection in the NHL Entry Draft, that gifted and talented player is thought to become a savior of the failing franchise. Many former first overall players have become very successful with the franchise that called their name and made the selection. Sidney Crosby was selected first in 2005, and…

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Ranking All 30 MLB Pitching Rotations

During the offseason, the New York Mets pitching staff looked to be the best in baseball, in terms of both talent and depth. Plus, their starting pitchers were all young. Unfortunately, things went downhill once the season started, injuries eviscerated their depth, Matt Harvey continued to decline and now the Mets starting pitchers have the…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 6

Halfway through May, the contenders and pretenders across the MLB are beginning to take shape. Can these pitchers keep it up until October? The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) For the first time this year, Keuchel has topped our AL Cy Young rankings, surpassing the red-hot Chris Sale. While Keuchel’s strikeout numbers…

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The Way Too Early MLB All-Star Ballot

Is it too early to be voting for the MLB All-Star teams? Major League Baseball certainly doesn’t think the sample size is too small. So without further ado, here are the players that basically had a hot streak to begin the 2017 season. AL Catcher – Salvador Perez (Kansas City Royals) The lone bright spot…

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Will New England be Forced to Trade Tom Brady?

It’s not often that we see a quarterback controversy surrounding the defending Super Bowl champions and it is even less common for it to happen to a team with a surefire Hall of Famer, but it looks like that’s exactly what is starting to happen in New England. Ever since Mo Lewis nearly killed Drew…

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It’s Time to Move on From Jered Weaver

The Padres knew this wasn’t going to be their year and barely have anything invested in the team, shown by the fact that 21 players on their active roster make less than $1 million. For teams in the middle of a rebuild like San Diego, signing a veteran for a cheap, short-term deal is a…

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The Way Too Early 2018 NFL Mock Draft

1. Chicago Bears – Arden Key (DE/OLB/LSU) The Bears had a terrible draft in 2017, which included moving up to take Mitchell Trubisky after already handing a ton of money to Mike Glennon, making a huge reach for Adam Shaheen in the second round and giving up their third rounder to pick Trubisky. Chicago has…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 5

After a relatively quiet week, our Cy Young picks remain the same, but other pitchers are knocking on the door. The Good: Chris Sale (Red Sox) and Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) Sale wasn’t spectacular this week and arguably had is worst start of the season Sunday against Minnesota, where he allowed four runs in six innings,…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 4

For the first time this season, Mets ace Noah Syndergaard doesn’t top the list as our favorite for the NL Cy Young Award. Syndergaard had a rough outing on Sunday before it was revealed that the flamethrower had a partially torn lat muscle and will be out indefinitely. The Good: Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) and Chris…

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