Offseason in Review: Washington Redskins

The Redskins continued to underperform in 2014, finishing the season with a 4-12 record. Although Mike Shannahan was replaced by Jay Gruden at head coach last season, the quarterback controversy continued. Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy all saw time as the team’s signal caller and all three will return to Washington this…

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Offseason in Review: San Francisco 49ers

After three straight NFC Conference Championship appearances, the wheels fell off on the San Francisco 49ers in 2014 as the team finished 8-8. To make matters worse, there was much drama during the season, specifically involving Head Coach Jim Harbaugh and whether or not he would remain with the team. Harbaugh was eventually fired and…

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DeMarcus Cousins Shouldn’t be Traded

Just over four months after being introduced as head coach of the Sacramento Kings, George Karl is already wearing out his welcome. Yahoo Sport’s Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that Karl is doing everything in his power to convince Kings owner Vivek Ranadive to trade away All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins before the draft. Karl reportedly isn’t…

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Phillies Need to Dump Phillippe Aumont

On Dec. 16, 2009, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Cliff Lee to the Mariners in exchange for three prospects headlined by Phillippe Aumont, a lumbering righty who was ranked 93rd on Baseball America’s Top 100. The deal was surprising at the time, but a year later, Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. looked like a genius…

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The Red Sox Should be Deadline Buyers

Much like their hated rivals, the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox enter every season expecting to win it all despite the talent they put on the field. Those expectations are justifiable, the team has won three World Series since breaking the Curse of the Bambino in 2004, their farm system is among the…

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No Michael Oher, You Hurt Your Own Career

Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Michael Oher made headlines yesterday for what he said after getting into a fight with defensive end Kony Ealy at practice. “I’m not trying to prove anything,” Oher told ESPN. “People look at me, and they take things away from me because of a movie. They don’t really see the skills…

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Offseason in Review: Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns had a relatively surprising 2014, starting the season with a 7-4 record and in contention for their second playoff berth since returning to the league in 1999 before fading down the stretch, losing their final five games.

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Steven Stamkos Unhappy with Lightning

Fresh off of a loss in the Stanley Cup Finals, rumors about Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos are already forming. Today, analyst Don Cheery tweeted that Stamkos may skip town in 2016 when he is a free agent.   13) to offers that arrive. I am trying to put this as delicately as I…

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Team Effort Elevates Warriors in NBA Finals

Sports analysts and media personalities will try to tell the public the NBA Finals turned into Golden State’s favor during the fourth quarter of Game 3. Despite Warriors Head Coach Stever Kerr giving credit of the idea for a small ball line up to his video assistant, it really turned with eight seconds left in the fourth quarter…

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Offseason in Review: Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears entered the 2014 NFL season expecting to be a playoff contender. Instead, Jay Cutler imploded and the defense became porous as injuries took their toll, leading to a 5-11 finish. Chicago lost their final five games. After the season, Chicago cleaned house, firing Head Coach Marc Trestman and General Manager Phil Emery. In…

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