Why Would the Phillies Trade Maikel Franco?

The Philadelphia Phillies are in baseball hell right now. They’re 20 games behind in the division race and are on pace to lose 109 games this season, which would be the most losses by a Phillies team since 1942. The only other team on pace to lose 100 games this year is San Francisco. To…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 11

With Dallas Keuchel out, the rest of the American League failed to capitalize on the opportunity to jump ahead of him. Here’s out recap of last week. The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Max Scherzer (Nationals) Our rankings from last week remain the same. In the American League, Mariners pitcher James Paxton had a rough…

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Mayweather, McGregor Agree on Thinly Veiled Cash Grab

After months of speculation, boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial artist Conor McGregor have agreed to a boxing match, which will be held on Aug. 26.   THE FIGHT IS ON! #MayweatherMcGregor | Aug. 26 @TMobileArena | @DanaWhite spills details ➡️ https://t.co/QMkNkilfxE pic.twitter.com/KLKaLdWms2 — UFC (@ufc) June 14, 2017 For Mayweather, 40, this ends his…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 10

Dallas Keuchel is still our favorite for the AL Cy Young, but now that he has been placed on the disabled list for the second time this season, can someone overtake him? The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Max Scherzer (Nationals) Keuchel will miss 2-3 starts and will not throw for a week, but is…

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Adam West’s Best “Family Guy” Moments, Ranked

Yesterday, we lost our original Batman. Adam West died at 88 following a short battle with leukemia. West’s legacy lies in the 1960’s campy TV series, Batman, where he became the first person to don the cape and cowl on-screen, which helped prove that there is an audience for comic heroes, leading to the creation of…

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2017 NHL Mock Draft

1. New Jersey Devils – Nolan Patrick (C/Brandon WHL) Unlike previous years, there is no slam-dunk top pick for this draft, and it may cause the Devils to ultimately trade this pick. If they do decide to stand pat, it comes down to Patrick and Nico Hischier. Patrick is the most well-rounded player in this…

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2017 NBA Mock Draft

1. Boston Celtics – Markelle Fultz (PG/Washington) There is a really good chance that Boston will trade this pick in order to land someone like Jimmy Butler or Paul George, but if they stand pat, the pick will likely be Fultz, especially with LaVar Ball doing everything he can to ensure that his son winds…

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Pekka Rinne was in Another World Last Night

After Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the Predators looked done. Pittsburgh played poorly in Game 1 and still managed five goals and then dominated Game 2 before the series went to Nashville. Nashville took Game 3 and tied the series last night in Game 4, dismantling Pittsburgh 4-1 due much in part to…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 9

After a two-week break, we’re back, but not much has seemed to change. The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) A short stint on the disabled list hasn’t slowed down Keuchel, whose 1.67 ERA is second in the league to James Paxton – who has started four less games. His 0.872 WHIP is…

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2017 MLB Mock Draft

1. Minnesota Twins – Kyle Wright (RHP/Vanderbilt) Minnesota is apparently torn between Wright and Louisville two-way player Brandon McKay, but Wright seems to be the safer pick of the two. The Twins lack pitchers who can punch out batters and while the rotation at the MLB level has played better than expected, it’s hard to…

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