1. Fantasy Football 2012: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Houston Texans for Super Bowl

    Fantasy football is the cherry on top of the Sunday bonanza of football (you see what I did there?). I played for the first time last season and I loved it. My goal was to compete, have a solid team and have a good time...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about almost 2 years ago 255 reads 0 comments

  2. Major League Baseball All-Star Game: Why Does It Still Count?

    When it first counted, it did seem a decent idea. Major League Baseball had a terrible way to award home-field advantage for the World Series. MLB simply alternated home-field advantage between the National League and American League every year...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about 2 years ago 708 reads 0 comments

  3. LeBron James: The Public Maturation of a Champion

    The thing about the social media world today is that there is this phoniness to all of our dialogues now. We talk about sport stars and celebrities as if we truly know them when that could not be further from the truth...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about 2 years ago 514 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Finals 2012: LeBron James and the Heat vs. Kevin Durant and the Thunder

    The Miami Heat , with their Super Union of LeBron James , Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh , have made it through the injury-riddled East to return to the NBA Finals. Their journey has been as chaotic as it was public...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about 2 years ago 1,194 reads 5 comments

  5. 10 Iconic Moments from Great Sport Movies

    Rocky IV might not be the best of the Rocky movies, but it was the one I watched most recently. Seeing Sylvester Stallone draped in the American flag sent my mind racing about many of the iconic moments in sport movies over the years...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about 2 years ago 547 reads 0 comments

  6. Super Bowl 2012: You Can't Spell "Elite Man Winning" Without Eli Manning

    There is something about watching someone who is good at their job. The NFL is good at putting on these epic events called Super Bowls. Madonna knocked it out of the park at halftime...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 2 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  7. NFL Future: The Evolution of the Tight End from Ditka to Gronk

    The modern day NFL tight end was truly born in the 1961 draft when the Chicago Bears drafted Mike Ditka with the fifth overall pick. The Pittsburgh standout became the first tight end to put up real receiving numbers...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 2 years ago 657 reads 2 comments

  8. Penn State's Football Future: Tough Choices for a Once-Proud Program

    Remember the good old days of college football scandals? It was cute when Ohio State had "Tattogate." Jim Tressel lost his job and a ton of credibility. Terrelle Pryor had to leave school as a poster child for spoiled athletes...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 2 years ago 649 reads 57 comments

  9. 2011 NFL Preview: It's Gonna Be a Green Super Bowl

    The 2011 NFL season will always be known as the season where there was no offseason. This has created a ton of problems for every team in the league. New coaches did not have OTA's to implement their systems...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about almost 3 years ago 101 reads 2 comments

  10. BCS Preseason Report: If You're Not Cheating, Then You're Not Trying

    What an ugly offseason we have endured while awaiting the next college football season. It is hard to figure out which entity is more corrupt: college football programs or the American ...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about almost 3 years ago 160 reads 0 comments

  11. US Women's Soccer Team Did Choke and That Is Okay

    The epic Women's World Cup Final between the United States and Japan was a joy to watch. The effort of both teams was incredible.  Nozomi Yamago, the goalie for Japan, was the best player on the field...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about almost 3 years ago 559 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Finals Preview: Three Kings and Dirk Nowitzki

    THE RECENT LEBRON TIMELINE (2010-present) The Cleveland Cavs dominate Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals and take a 2-1 series lead over the Boston Celtics ...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about 3 years ago 576 reads 7 comments

  13. NFL, NBA and College Basketball: My Whirlwind Weekend

    I didn't even turn my phone on Sunday. No one could have any news that could make the two NFL Conference Championship Games better. The games were not great but I was entertained...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 45 reads 0 comments

  14. NFL Wild Card Round: Brees, Manning, Vick Out and The 8-9 Seahawks Still Alive

    I know, I know, once the playoffs start then everyone is back to 0-0. Still, when a 7-9 ball club makes the postseason for the first time, as the Seattle Seahawks did with their clunker win over St...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 83 reads 0 comments

  15. Sam Bradford's 4th Quarter and The Big Ten's New Year's Day Massacre

    Did you see Jared Cunningham's dunk in Oregon State's victory over the Arizona Wildcats? It was sick to say the least as the six foot guard came out of nowhere to throw down an offensive rebound...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 399 reads 2 comments

  16. BCS Bowl Preview: NCAA Hypocrisy and Those Who Profit from It

    The Ohio State University is a national program and the perception of programs that attain that status is that they simply cannot run a legitimate program...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 433 reads 0 comments

  17. Miami Heat Coming Together, The Knicks Are Relevant and Other NBA Stuff

    Before their 12 game winning streak, the Miami Heat was a struggling 9-8 team. Everyone wanted to pile on but we were all aware that this experiment was going to: 1. Eventually be very successful 2...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 1,131 reads 0 comments

  18. NFL Storylines: The Patriots Are Really Good, Peyton Manning's Slump and Favre

    The best images of the NFL season might just be the collapsing roof in Minnesota. With the way the Vikings season has imploded on them, the symbolism was rather apropos...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 219 reads 8 comments

  19. BCS Report Week 14: Auburn to Face Oregon in BCS National Championship Game

    With three undefeated teams in the top three spots of the final BCS poll, the BCS National Championship Game between the Auburn Tigers and Oregon Ducks is darn near the perfect matchup...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 444 reads 0 comments

  20. BCS Week 13 Report: Auburn Survives as Boise State Kicks One Away

    Down 24-0 on the road to their archrival, things looked bleak for Gene Chizik , Cam Newton and the Auburn Tigers' national title hopes...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 217 reads 2 comments

  21. BCS Week 12 Report: Boise State Is Creeping Up On TCU

    Kellen Moore was out of sync in the first quarter against Fresno State. Moore threw a pick and fumbled. However, he did right himself, eventually, playing flawless quarterback in the last three quarters...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  22. BCS Week 11 Report: Auburn Overcomes Off-the-Field Distractions To Stay Perfect

    It is fair to say that Cam Newton and Auburn looked distracted when Georgia raced to a 21-7 first quarter lead. It is also fair to say that Auburn is a great team, and they ran over the Dawgs for the next three quarters, outscoring them 42-10...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  23. Donovan McNabb Benched, Randy Moss On 3 Teams and Other NFL Storylines

    The biggest storyline of the first half of the 2010 NFL season is the attempt to change the culture of the game. Roger Goodell wants to clean up the fierce hitting. There has not been a suspension yet; there have been plenty of fines...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 135 reads 2 comments

  24. BCS Week 10 Report: Is LSU the Best Team in the Country?

    LSU has issues with its quarterback rotation of Jordan Jefferson and Jarrett Lee. Their coach Les Miles does not inspire confidence outside of his own locker room. I mean, the guy has "les" twice in his name, for crying out loud...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 956 reads 25 comments

  25. BCS Week 9 Report: Roadblock Saturday Ends Michigan State's Perfect Season

    It was over by halftime as Iowa took Sparty to the woodshed. Kirk Cousins played his worst game of the season as the overachieving Spartans suffered a big loss on what was deemed Roadblock Saturday...

    Dan Smith Written by Dan Smith about over 3 years ago 84 reads 0 comments