Making the Case Against Frank Gore for the Hall of Fame

Last season, former Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore passed LaDanian Tomlinson to be the fifth all-time leader in rushing yards in NFL history. This feat alone will likely earn him a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Out of the top 11 leaders in career rushing yards, all but Gore, who obviously…

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Why Rutgers is DeSanto’s Best Landing Spot

After a controversial showing at the NCAA tournament, true freshman Austin DeSanto has been granted his release from Drexel University. DeSanto, who wrestles in the 133-pound division, will have no shortage of suitors. Penn State head coach Cael Sanderson reportedly has already met with DeSanto and Iowa, Rutgers, Nebraska and other Big Ten schools are…

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What We’ve Learned from the Brandin Cooks Trade

In a surprise move, the Los Angeles Rams acquired wide receiver Brandin Cooks from the Patriots yesterday. Much like the Alex Smith trade in January, this move has sent ripples across the league and impacts several teams. Here is what we learned: New England Couldn’t Work Out a Long-Term Deal for Cooks   When the…

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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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