1. Cleveland Indians: Trading Away Proven Talent for a Suspect Future?

    The Philadelphia Phillies found themselves not too long ago dusting the cobwebs off Pedro Martinez, thought to be done by many...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 295 reads 14 comments

  2. Kenechi Udeze: Saying Goodbye Is Never Easy.

    The Minnesota Vikings have announced the retirement of defensive end Kenechi Udeze, ending his bid for a comeback this year with the club. In February of 2008, Udeze was diagnosed with leukemia...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  3. EXCLUSIVE: Vikings Hire John Randle to Coaching Staff [HUMOR]

    Amidst talks and rumors of the possibility of Brett Favre coming to play for the Vikings, the organization announced yet another stunning move today: The hiring of longtime defensive tackle and fan favorite, John Randle...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 1,193 reads 5 comments

  4. The Chicago Cubs and My First MLB Game Pt.3:The Unforgettable Contest!

    Here it was. The anthem had finished, and for a split second everything went quiet in the stands—everything went numb in my body...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 66 reads 10 comments

  5. Packers Training Camp: Is Nelson Vs. Jones A Win-Win For Green Bay?

    The Green Bay Packers, and many of their fans, will enter preseason with a myriad of questions, most of which will need time to answer...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 734 reads 16 comments

  6. The Fantasy Baseball Wolf Hunt: A Cruel July.

    “Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 116 reads 0 comments

  7. Playtime is Over for the Chicago Cubs: Bring On the Champs!

    The month of July has been, by far, the kindest month yet for our Cubbies. We split two out of four against the Cardinals who are hovering just above average play right now, we stole three out ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 94 reads 5 comments

  8. Sam Bradford: The Next Big Name in the NFL Draft?

    By now, we have all been formally introduced to Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco, and in the not-too-distant future we will inevitably get acquainted with Matthew Stafford and Mark Sanchez...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 589 reads 18 comments

  9. The Chicago Cubs and My First MLB Game, Pt. 2: The Magic of Hatfield Hot Dogs!

    After catching my breath and settling myself down, it was time to take a more leisurely stroll around Citizens Bank Park...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 118 reads 12 comments

  10. The Memory of a Lifetime—My First MLB Game, Pt. 1: The Journey Begins

    I remember my first baseball game as if it were yesterday. At the age of 35 there is nothing more disheartening AND exhilarating than going to your first MLB game. To most, this is a memory that is usually forged in childhood...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 67 reads 8 comments

  11. The Return of Pedro Martinez, Philadelphia's Newest Toy

    The Philadelphia Phillies have confirmed the acquisition of super pitcher and three-time Cy Young award winner Pedro Martinez Wednesday. The move sends a big message to the division and gives a huge shot in the arm to the Phillies...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 134 reads 2 comments

  12. The Fantasy Baseball Wolf Hunt Vol 3: YOU,The Manager Become The Hunted!

    Ah, this is a great time of the year isn’t it? The Home run Derby, the Celebrity Softball Match, the All-Star Game...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 65 reads 0 comments

  13. NFL 2009-10 AFC Predictions: Who Will Reign Supreme?

    And now for Part Two, the AFC. The competition level in the AFC is so high it was almost impossible to make sense of everything...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 258 reads 4 comments

  14. NFL 2009 NFC Predictions: Who Will Be No. 1?

    As a football fan, this time of the year is particularly entertaining for me. Camp is underway, speculation about where a team will be, and how they will do, is at an all time high, and fans ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 404 reads 3 comments

  15. The Chicago Cubs Pep Talk

    The All-Star break is before us, which means the first half of the season has come to a close, and while most will sit back and analyze their team’s progress—or lack thereof—I ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 67 reads 12 comments

  16. NFL QB Comparisons, Pt. 2: Can Mark Sanchez Be Better Than Joe Flacco?

    The exodus of Brett Favre ushers in a new name for Jets fans, who hope, will be their new franchise QB—USC’s own; Mark Sanchez. For Sanchez however, the uphill climb has already begun, and the bar is way above his head...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 552 reads 6 comments

  17. Which of the NFL's 11 New Coaches Are Up to the Task?

    Any football fan will inevitably know the 11 new faces coming into this year’s season as head coaches—some of them not so unfamiliar of course. But with that, comes automatic speculation as to what will happen with their new team...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about 5 years ago 126 reads 10 comments

  18. NFL QB Comparisons, Pt. 1: Can Matthew Stafford Live Up to Matt Ryan's Success?

    If you were Matthew Stafford, would you want the weight of changing the only 0-16 franchise into a winning one? If you were Mark Sanchez, would you want the daunting task of not only filling ...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 5 years ago 822 reads 41 comments

  19. NFL Nostalgia: A Look Back at the 2008 Season

    As we get set to usher in the 2009-2010 NFL season, I want to take a moment to reflect on some of the finest moments of last year’s season. As football fans, we often forget the peculiarities that define any one given season once it is over...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 5 years ago 183 reads 10 comments

  20. What To Do with Derrek Lee and Ted Lilly: The Future of the Cubs, Pt. 2

    In part one; we took a look at Harden and Gregg, and the possibilities that face the Cubs. Now, as we take a look a bit farther down the road, the choices show themselves to be a bit more complicated...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 5 years ago 490 reads 8 comments

  21. What To Do with Rich Harden and Kevin Gregg: The Future of the Cubs, Pt. 1

    As the 2009 season progresses, there are plenty of issues on the minds of not only the Cubs organization, but also Cubs fans alike...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 5 years ago 958 reads 25 comments

  22. Fantasy Baseball Pit Stop: Know When To Hold 'Em

    As we near closer to the mid and end of summer, there are some players out there—some you may already own— that seem to be a waste of time...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 5 years ago 204 reads 2 comments

  23. The Fantasy Baseball Wolf Hunt, Vol. 2: Proceed with Caution

    Welcome back to the second edition of The Wolf Hunt. Last week’s hunt was a bittersweet assortment of results, and though the hunt went marginally well, I somehow feel it could’ve been a bit better...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 5 years ago 173 reads 0 comments

  24. How Dom Capers' 3-4 Defense Will Impact the Green Bay Packers

    As we get ready to usher in a new season filled with hopes and promises, one thing on the minds of Packers fans is whether or not the new 3-4 defense will pay dividends or whether it will be a bust...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 5 years ago 1,250 reads 15 comments

  25. The Fantasy Baseball Wolf Hunt: Who's Dressing Up This Week?

    Well, after a long hiatus—for several reasons—I am finally back, and what better way to come back than right here in beautiful Fantasyland! I have decided to periodically write a section called the Wolf Hunt...

    Ray Tannock Written by Ray Tannock about over 5 years ago 5,879 reads 4 comments