1. Who Will Play the Lakers in 2010 NBA Finals? CleveBron Shaqaliers?

    To me, the highlight of the day wasn’t the Ariza-Artest “trade,” but rather Shaq’s news conference in Cleveland, and his follow up interview on ESPN’s PTI...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about 5 years ago 1,028 reads 3 comments

  2. Seven Random Thoughts on the Day in Sports

    1. Apparently, no lead is a safe lead in Major League Baseball. Nick Markakis and the Baltimore Orioles proved it Tuesday night, overcoming a 10-1 seventh inning deficit at Camden Yards ...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about 5 years ago 357 reads 0 comments

  3. Manny Ramirez Wouldn't Ruin the Dodgers' Season, Would He?

    Manny Ramirez's 50-game MLB vacation is just about over—and from the looks of his minor league at-bats, it doesn't appear that he has worked too hard during his holiday break in La La Land...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about 5 years ago 180 reads 5 comments

  4. New York Yankees: Mariano Rivera, the Greatest Closer of All Time

    Five hundred to one. That’s how many saves it took Yankees closer Mariano Rivera to record his first career RBI...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  5. Who's the Queen in the Sport of Kings? We May Never Know...

    In 1938, the thoroughbred horse racing fans of America got what they wanted. They waited a while for it to happen, but it happened. Seabiscuit ran a match race against 1937 Triple Crown winner War Admiral...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about 5 years ago 630 reads 1 comments

  6. Will Any Raider Reciever Catch More Than 22 Passes in 2009?

    The Raider receivers struggled last season, catching only 5.5 passes per game. More than a handful of receivers around the NFL accomplished the same statistics on their own...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 621 reads 13 comments

  7. Questions for Ted Tollner, Raiders' Passing Game Coordinator

    Earlier this year, the Oakland Raiders named Ted Tollner as their new passing game coordinator. While Tollner has been successful in the past, his recent stint with the San Francisco 49ers was far from the highlight of his resume...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 1,120 reads 6 comments

  8. If Merriman Stays Healthy, San Diego Chargers Will Roll, Win Division

    Realistically speaking, the San Diego Chargers’ 2009 season would be a major disappointment if they do not win the AFC West...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 430 reads 6 comments

  9. Hypothetical Situations in Which the Oakland Raiders Cruise to Super Bowl

    There are two reasons the Raiders have no chance of making it to the Super Bowl this year—or even the next.First off, the Raiders don’t have a dominant offense. Go ahead, try and prove me wrong...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 1,001 reads 38 comments

  10. Winless 2008 Detroit Lions Are My Favorite Team of All Time

    They found their way into the record books and no one will ever forget it.No other team in the history of 16-game football seasons can claim this “accomplishment...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 734 reads 1 comments

  11. Can Raiders Improve Their No. 31 Run Defense?

    We all know that one of the Raiders’ strengths is their ability to stop the pass. But on the other hand, we all know one of the Raiders’ weaknesses is stopping the run...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 406 reads 10 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders Would Be Lucky to Win Seven Games this Season

    The Oakland Raiders have lost at least 11 games in each of their last six seasons, something no other NFL team has ever done before...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 726 reads 49 comments

  13. Raiders' Garcia Would Improve Last Year's No. 32 Ranked Passing Game

    There may be a new stimulus plan brewing in the mix. No, it doesn’t have anything to do Barack Obama or the good ’ol red, white, and blue. This one has to do with the Sliver and Black and Al Davis...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 805 reads 24 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders: I Was a Fan, Now Hope to Be Their Beat Writer

    As a journalist in training, I’ve been lucky enough to cover the New England Patriots and San Jose Sharks and I even got to interview Joe Nedney, when I covered football for San Jose State University...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 347 reads 9 comments

  15. AFC West: Chargers Should Runaway With Divison In '09

    The West was arguably the weakest division in the AFC last season, and it's arguably going to be the weakest this season, too...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 374 reads 3 comments

  16. Eight Questions for Raiders' Jeff Garcia

    If there is one Oakland Raider I could interview right now it would have to be Jeff Garcia. The 39-year-old Gilroy, Calif. native has recently announced that he will compete for the Raiders' starting quarterback job...

    Matt Kay Written by Matt Kay about over 5 years ago 206 reads 2 comments

  17. The 10 Most Devastating Moments in Los Angeles Sports History

    Just like any other city, Los Angeles based teams have had their moments that were charming and others that were alarming...

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