1. The 10 Most Snakebitten Careers in NFL History

    To be snakebitten is to run into misfortune or bad luck, leading to failure or reduction in production. In the history of football, countless players have run into bad luck one way or another and have since fallen of the map...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about almost 5 years ago 5,326 reads 40 comments

  2. Not Done Yet: New England Patriots Still Looking For Defensive Help

    Apparently the Super Bowl-favorite New England Patriots are not done shopping yet. According to Michael Lombardi of NFL.com, the Patriots have about an 80 percent chance of landing veteran defensive end Kevin Carter...

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  3. New England Patriots Acquire Derrick Burgess: The Scary Get Scarier

    In a move sure to send 31 other NFL teams searching for a safe rock to hide under, the New England Patriots traded undisclosed draft picks to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for veteran pass rusher and two-time Pro Bowler Derrick Burgess...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about almost 5 years ago 1,196 reads 55 comments

  4. Top 10 NFL Preseason Storylines

    It's hard to believe, but the world is just a week away from watching one of the most intense, pulse-pounding, and life-altering four-week spectacles in all of the world: Preseason football...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about almost 5 years ago 7,212 reads 18 comments

  5. New England Patriots Work Out Cleo Lemon: ESPN's Creation Dies

    Two weeks after Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was arrested for breaking into his own home, another severe case of mistaken identity took place on the grounds of Gillette Stadium...

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  6. Antwaan Randle El: The Freshman Who Changed a Program

    If you graze through Indiana University football's history books, chances are you won't be blown away. You won't find a National Championship, many Rose Bowl appearances, or a Heisman Trophy winner...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about almost 6 years ago 272 reads 6 comments

  7. MLB's 10 Most Pivotal Deadline Deals in Recent History

    As the 2009 MLB trade deadline looms near, contenders and pretenders alike have half the key in the ignition to make a trade for a player or a few players that could make or break their season...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 65 reads 30 comments

  8. With This Ring: Cubs-Freddy Sanchez Marriage Could Break Curse, Bring Pennant

    Have you ever tried to put together a 1,000-piece puzzle? It's a head-scratching and sometimes heartbreaking proposition...

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  9. The 10 Best and Worst One-Game Careers in MLB History

    Throughout baseball's rich history, there as always been one goal for every young boy to have picked up a bat or a ball—make it to "The Show." "The Show" is, among baseball players and purists, code for Major League Baseball...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 1,001 reads 28 comments

  10. The 10 Best and Worst One-Game Careers in NFL History

    Making it into the NFL is hard. Becoming a full-time starter in the league is even harder. Of all of the players who have been fortunate enough to fulfill their dreams and make it to the big stage, 1,167 have only appeared in one game...

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  11. 13-Year-Old Evan Berry Commits to Tennessee: Progress or Problem?

    As puberty begins to run its course and adolescence starts its full swing, 13-year-old Evan Berry has already decided where he wants to play big-time college football...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 485 reads 43 comments

  12. Chicago Bulls Offseason Report: Why No Amaré Stoudemire Talks?

    This Bulls offseason is like a "Twilight Zone" episode. It wasn't long ago rumors swirled about the Bulls grabbing high-profile players like Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, or Kobe Bryant every offseason...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 1,517 reads 8 comments

  13. The 10 Worst New England Patriots of the Decade

    The New England Patriots have, in the minds of many, cemented themselves as the team of the decade. In that time, there have been some hallowed names to grace Gillette Stadium’s field; ...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 654 reads 21 comments

  14. Baby Bears: Chicago Cubs the Biggest Whiners in MLB

    Break out the pacifiers, Cubs fans. No, not for yourselves. After 101 years of seemingly infinite disappointment, crying over this team would be a severe overreaction...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 492 reads 4 comments

  15. Patrick Kane Graces NHL 10 Cover: Chicago Blackhawks Re-Enter Mainstream

    Although it was already a forgone conclusion around video-game forums, EA Sports has officially announced that Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane will be the cover athlete for their upcoming game, NHL 10...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 436 reads 0 comments

  16. Apocalypse When?: How the New England Patriots Dynasty Will End

    After Rodney Harrison clutched his second interception and mockingly flapped his arms, flying around Alltel Stadium, it was confirmed. After Bill Belichick and his father Steve were bathed with Gatorade, there was no doubt...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 1,522 reads 130 comments

  17. Chicago Cubs Flirting with History: Time to Press the Panic Button?

    The Chicago Cubs' offense has been called a lot of things over the past few months—scary, awful, woeful, and laughable. When looking at the statistics, people may be missing one word from the Cubs 2009 batting performance: Historic...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 245 reads 2 comments

  18. Three Things Chicago Blackhawks Must Do to Follow in Penguins' Footsteps

    A young team, which many say is on the verge of a dynasty, takes the league by storm on the shoulders of their mix of veteran leadership and young, first-overall talent...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 435 reads 1 comments

  19. The 13 Best Sports Innovations We Take for Granted

    Throughout the history of sport, changes have been made and technology has advanced to better the game being played—whether for the safety of the athlete or the pleasure of the spectator...

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  20. The NFL's Top 10 History-Changing Trades

    In the NFL, a trade is the least-used form of transaction. During an offseason, each team focuses on signing players already untethered from all ties rather than swapping players currently on the roster...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 8,546 reads 92 comments

  21. Randy Wells: The Unluckiest Man in Baseball Has an In-Team Enemy

    Somebody order the Cubs a crate of four-leaf clovers, and deliver immediately to right-hander Randy Wells. You better act fast, because if we don't give him something to hang hope on, he might ...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 312 reads 5 comments

  22. 2009 NBA Mock Draft: Lottery Picks, Movie Character Edition

    Each year, the NBA awards the 14 worst teams in the league with an opportunity to throw their names in a hat and see if they can claim the top spot in the draft...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 7,330 reads 6 comments

  23. How The Chicago Blackhawks Made A Grown Man Cry

    As Game Five ended in the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night, I had a tear welling up in my eye. I have been drawn to tears by several sporting events in my life, happy and sad...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 325 reads 15 comments

  24. How Jake Fox Will Fit In with the Cubs

    The recent call-up of Cubs' power-hitting prospect Jake Fox has fueled plenty of speculation about how he will fit Chicago's mold...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 261 reads 8 comments

  25. Chicago Blackhawks' Injuries Paving Way for Make-or-Break Offseason

    After a 6-1 drubbing at home in Game Four of the Western Conference Finals, the Chicago Blackhawks made one thing clear: Without winger Martin Havlat and goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin, Chicago is not a championship team...

    Ryan  Winn Written by Ryan Winn about 5 years ago 17 reads 7 comments