The MLB Hot Stove is Freezing Cold

From a free agency perspective, this has been one of the most underwhelming offseasons in MLB history. Pitchers and catchers report in 25 days and yet still most of the top free agents remain unsigned. Baseball’s biggest action has come via the trade market where teams like the Yankees, Astros and Giants have made most…

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2017 NFL Award Winners

Much has changed since our¬†midseason awards, and our official award recipients reflect this. Each selection was made by a three-person panel consisting of contributors who have written by the NFL over the course of the 2017 NFL season. MVP – Todd Gurley, RB, Los Angeles Rams (Unanimous selection) Gurley endured a sophomore slump last season,…

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My Unofficial Hall of Fame Ballot

Currently, voters are making their selections for the upcoming National Baseball Hall of Fame class. So far, Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero and Jim Thome look like they will be enshrined while Edgar Martinez also has a good chance to make it in. On the other side, Johan Santana and Johnny Damon are in danger of…

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How Was Andrew Whitworth Better Than David Bakhtari?

Today, the 2017 All-Pro Team was released. While the most ridiculous thing about the list may be the fact that four players made both first and second team, coming in a close second is Andrew Whitworth getting the first-team nod over David Bakhtari at left tackle. David Bakhtari has been far and away the best…

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Philip Rivers is not a Hall of Famer

At age 36, Philip Rivers is still playing at a high level, but Father Time is undefeated and within the next few seasons, his career will come to an end. While he is certainly one of the best quarterbacks in Chargers history, his resume screams Hall of Very Good – not Hall of Fame. Last…

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Skipping Bowl Games Means You’re Smart, Not Disloyal

On Jan. 1, 2016, Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith suffered a gruesome knee injury during the Fighting Irish’s Fiesta Bowl loss to Ohio State, tearing his ACL and LCL while also suffering nerve damage. Entering the game, he was considered a top-10 prospect for the 2016 NFL Draft. Suddenly, there was a chance he would…

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Melo Math

‘Tis the season to be jolly Knicks fans. As Christmas comes and goes once again, it’s finally a season where the Knicks are exceeding expectations and your holiday lights seem to no longer be powered by your old, bland glimmering bulbs but are powered by LED’s. The future seems bright and long lasting. Sept. 25,…

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Why Shohei Ohtani Will Land in Seattle

Almost immediately after the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes began, 23 teams were eliminated as the Japanese two-way star narrowed his list to seven teams: the Dodgers, Angels, Padres, Giants, Mariners, Cubs and Rangers. While he has met with all seven clubs already, it’s hard to see anyone other than the Mariners are the favorite. The biggest…

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Closing the Book of Eli

Nov. 14, 2004. The Giants blow a 14-3 lead on the road against the Arizona Cardinals to drop their record to 5-4. Their starting quarterback that day was Kurt Warner. The significance of that day is that it would be the last game started by a quarterback not named Eli Manning for the Giants for…

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