The Worst NFL Draft Picks Since 2008

Sometimes, the highly regard draft pick just doesn’t pant out. Today, we’re highlighting the worst draft picks made by draft position over the past 10 draft classes. Whether it is poor play, off-field issues, injuries or something else, all things will be considered, with a specific focus on how good a player was for the…

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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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2018 NFL Mock Draft Post Free Agency Edition

1. Cleveland Browns – Sam Darnold (QB/USC) This is the first time since 2006 where there really isn’t a clear-cut favorite for who is going No. 1 overall. A few weeks ago, Saquon Barkley was in the running since the Browns could still land a top signal caller at No. 4, but with the Jets…

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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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2018 Pre-Free Agency NFL Mock Draft

1. Cleveland Browns – Saquon Barkley (RB/Penn State) Cleveland made a ton of moves today, acquiring Jarvis Landry, Tyrod Taylor and Damarious Randall as well as shipping away DeShone Kizer. I still think a quarterback will be taken with one of Cleveland top two draft picks, but with Taylor serving as a bridge player, they…

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Requiem for a Scene – Requiem for a Dream

Introducing a new series on Brooklyn Beat – Requiem for a Scene, where we break down some of our favorite movie scenes of all time and show what makes these scenes great. In honor of this new series, we will be breaking down a scene from Requiem for a Dream, the film that provides the namesake…

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The Giants Need to Draft a Quarterback at No. 2

Last year, a lethal combination of devastating injuries, inept coaching, poor on-field play and turmoil in the locker room was a perfect storm for the Giants as they fell from a returning playoff team to a 3-13 squad who fired their head coach and general manager midseason. Now, with the No. 2 pick in the…

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