Are the Phillies in Trouble?

The Phillies capped off their West Coast trip by winning their final two games against the Padres, but there is much to be concerned following a road trip that saw them lose five consecutive games, suffer yet another injury in the outfield, lose a key bullpen arm and see their division lead dwindle to just…

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The Worst First Round Picks of the 2010s

Sometimes, it just doesn’t work out. Yesterday, we revealed the best first round picks of the 2010s. Today, we will review the worst. Whether the player’s career was hampered by injuries, poor play or attitude, here are the biggest busts and reaches of the past decade based on draft position. While overall play is a…

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The Best First Round Picks of the 2010s

Ten years ago, I because writing mock drafts on a Blogger website just for the pure enjoyment. A lot has changed over the past decade, including the prevalence of mock drafts, better data available to evaluate a prospect, the new CBA changed the value of first round picks and, of course, the transition to this…

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Ten Takeaways from the First Round of the 2019 NFL Draft

Round One of the 2019 NFL Draft has come and gone and after a round full of trades, surprising picks and some of the expected selections, it’s time to break down some of the biggest takeaways of the night. Josh Rosen is Officially Available for Trade The Cardinals tried being coy during the draft process,…

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Six Ways to Improve High School Wrestling

Being from New Jersey, I spent all of middle and high school on a wrestling mat and today it is still my favorite sport. It has a team element with emphasis on you as an individual, there are basically two seasons in one and it makes you mentally tough. That said, there are several differences…

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Stop Saying the Super Bowl was Bad Football

When we look back on the 2018 season, I believe it will be characterized as one of the most entertaining years in league history. We had high-scoring shootout affairs, some of the league’s best parity in its history, some controversy and even *gasp*  the Cleveland Browns got in on the fun. While the officiating left…

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Who Won the Paul Goldschmidt Trade?

Just a day after starting pitcher Patrick Corbin signed with the Nationals and outfielder Chris Owings landed in Kansas City, the rebuilding Arizona Diamondbacks traded franchise cornerstone Paul Goldschmidt to the Cardinals for pitcher Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly, infielder Andy Young and a 2019 Compensation Round B draft pick.   In his final 100…

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The Titans are the Epitome of Mediocrity

One week after the Tennessee Titans stunned the New England Patriots, Tennessee was brought back down to Earth by the Indianapolis Colts, getting beat every which way on the football field in a 38-10 drubbing. Week in and week out, Tennessee has become something of an enigma. Tennessee can show up, fire on all cylinders…

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2018 NFL Midseason Awards

We’re halfway through the 2018 NFL season and while some new players (Patrick Mahomes) are becoming superstars, others (LeSean McCoy) are starting to fade. Here are our midseason award winners, voted by our staff: Most Valuable Player – Todd Gurley (Los Angeles Rams) (Unanimous decision) Gurley won our MVP award last season and somehow looks stronger…

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