2018 College Football Rankings

  25. Florida State The Seminoles are a true mystery coming into this season. The squad underperformed in 2017, barely finishing above .500. Despite the losses of Derwin James and Tavarus McFadden to the NFL, as well as Jimbo Fisher heading to Texas A&M, Florida State looks like they can compete and get back to…

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Ranking All Starting Third Basemen Going into the 2018 Season

As part of a continuing series, we are ranking the top players starting for each team by position. We move to the Hot Corner today, possibly the most talent-laden position in today’s game. Please feel free to see past rankings for catcher, first base and second base. 30. Ryan Flaherty, Atlanta Braves 29. Jeimer Candelerio,…

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Ranking the Starting Second Basemen Going Into 2018

As part of our continuing season leading to the start of the 2018 baseball season, we move on to second base. Feel free to check our past rankings for catchers and first base. 30. Tyler Wade, New York Yankees 29. Dixon Machado, Detroit Tigers 28. Carlos Asuaje, San Diego Padres Asuaje is an exciting prospect…

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Ranking All Starting First Basemen Heading Into the 2018 Season

As part of a continuing series, I will be ranking the starters at each position heading into this season. See my ranking for starting catchers here. 30. Ian Desmond, Colorado Rockies 29. Adrian Gonzalez, New York Mets 28. Hanley Ramirez, Boston Red Sox Gonzalez is coming off a nightmare 2017. Lack of production and injuries…

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Ranking the MLB Catchers Heading Into the 2018 Season

With Opening Day (still, inconceivably, not an American holiday) looming, I will be putting together a list of each team’s starts by position. We begin the series at Catcher. 30. Matt Wieters, Washington Nationals 29. Jonathan Lucroy, Oakland Athletics 28. Francisco Cervelli, Pittsburgh Pirates 27. Wilson Ramos, Tampa Bay Rays 26. Brian McCann, Houston Astros…

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My Unofficial Hall of Fame Ballot

Currently, voters are making their selections for the upcoming National Baseball Hall of Fame class. So far, Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero and Jim Thome look like they will be enshrined while Edgar Martinez also has a good chance to make it in. On the other side, Johan Santana and Johnny Damon are in danger of…

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The Real Fight of the Decade

In the past decade, we have seen some of the most exciting sporting events. Whether it be the 2011 World Series between the Rangers and Cardinals (particularly, the David Freese game), the Seahawks not running it from the one-yard line against the Patriots, Ray Allen hitting a buzzer beater to save the Heat, or Deshaun…

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NCAA Pre-Season Top 25

College football season is approaching, and for the first time in a few years, we have numerous high-profile quarterbacks returning, and a season with no clear favorite, but many strong teams. Here’s our initial top 25 for 2017: 25. Washington State Cougars In a conference with so many heralded quarterbacks, none may be as statistically…

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Counterargument: Jameis Winston Is Better Than Marcus Mariota

This is in response to an article posted by Brooklyn Beat Editor-In-Chief Justin Worsley. Worsley asserts, in the article, that the second overall pick in the 2015 draft, Marcus Mariota, has proven to be superior than the No. 1 pick, Jameis Winston. Worsley points out Mariota’s superior running skills and deep ball, as well as…

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Ranking How Much Should You Hate Each Warrior

Don’t get too excited about last night’s win for the Cavaliers, within the next few days, the Golden State Warriors will be NBA champions and in the discussion for greatest team ever. In the meantime, they’ve made the NBA absolutely unwatchable, as their collection of superstars has destroyed any competitiveness within the league. It’s true…

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