1. Why I Don't Watch Hockey

    First, take notice I didn’t say, “Why I don’t LIKE Hockey.” Next, think about me and understand I am from Chicago and I watch sports more than anyone you ...

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  2. The Cubs Will Make It Better

    Yes, Cubs fans, I, like you, have not thought much about the 2010 Cubs since late August or early September. I lost interest in between Milton Bradley’s rightfield shenanigans and Kevin Gregg’s ineptitude...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about almost 5 years ago 464 reads 5 comments

  3. Chicago Bulls Roster Shaping Up: Squeezing Under the Luxury Tax

    With only two weeks before the regular season starts the Chicago Bulls roster is looking near completion. After waiving guard Curtis Stinson earlier this month, the roster has remained intact ...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about 5 years ago 526 reads 0 comments

  4. Season's Over, Cub Fans

    Sorry Cub fans, but the season is over. Actually, it was over the instant the St. Louis Cardinals traded for Matt Holliday and made the Cubs second-class citizens in the NL Central. Or maybe it was earlier than that...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 319 reads 11 comments

  5. MLB Power Rankings: Pretenders or Contenders?

    1. Philadelphia Phillies (59-44, First NL East, Previous Rank 3) The Phillies boast Major League Baseball’s best lineup...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 523 reads 6 comments

  6. Dear Alfonso Soriano

    Dear Alfonso Soriano,I have always been a fan of yours. I cannot pin point when I fell in love with your hitting ability, but I know it was a while ago...

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  7. MLB Power Rankings

    Over half way through the 2009 MLB season the usual suspects are atop Matt Anaya's Power Rankings. Sure the American League is better and the Red Sox and Yankees are the two dominant teams of 2009 but the defending champs are in the National League...

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  8. Chicago Bulls Roster Shaping Up

    After the draft, the signings of Jannero Pargo and Lindsay Hunter, and the release of Anthony Roberson the 2009 Bulls 15-man roster is starting to come together...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 1,280 reads 13 comments

  9. The Phillies Are Good, Like Really Good

    After the first two hitters of Monday night’s game against the Phillies I said to myself, “Man, the Phillies are good.”Like really good. Like the Cubs have no chance of winning a game in the postseason against these guys...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 306 reads 2 comments

  10. Major League Baseball Power Rankings

    Below is a list I have compiled based on the power rankings of Major League Baseball teams. Enjoy! 1. Boston Red SoxThe Red Sox have a good offense and a great top of the rotation with Josh Beckett and John Lester...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 231 reads 11 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs & White Sox Midseason Report

    The 2009 baseball season is at the annual All-Star break and both the Cubs and White Sox find themselves 3.5 games back in their divisions. As usual, it has been an odd season on both sides of Chicago as both teams have struggled...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 214 reads 1 comments

  12. MLB Midseason Awards

    The 2009 MLB season has reached its annual All Star Break and it is time for me to take a turn at naming the MVP, ROY, Cy Young, and Manager of the Year Awards. As always it has been an interesting year...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 209 reads 6 comments

  13. Mets Trade Ryan Church To Braves For Jeff Francoeur

    According to Bart Hubbuch's NY Post Mets Twitter account, the New York Mets have traded OF Ryan Church to the Atlanta Braves for floundering Right Fielder Jeff Francoeur. Franceour, 25, started off hot in Atlanta hitting a cool ...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 20 reads 0 comments

  14. Geovany Soto To DL and Jayson Werth To All Star Game

    The Cubs are exted to place Geovany Soto on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle, and according to Manager Lou Piniella he may miss a month...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 188 reads 19 comments

  15. Report: Carlos Boozer to Chicago Bulls

    An ESPN report has the Bulls, Jazz, and Blazers discussing a potential trade involving Carlos Boozer going to the Bulls, Kirk Hinrich to Portland, and Tyrus Thomas to Utah...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 938 reads 1 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Pirates "Pushing Hard" To Move 2B Freddy Sanchez

    According to Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette the Pirates are "pushing hard" to trade three-time All Star Freddy Sanchez, with the Rockies and Giants named as potential suitors...

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  17. Shawn Marion Traded To Mavs in Complicated Four-Team Trade

    A report by Yahoo! Sports has Shawn Marion being traded to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Jerry Stackhouse in a rare four-team NBA trade. Stackhouse would go Toronto, then Memphis, where he will be bought out and become an unrestricted free agent...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 1,600 reads 9 comments

  18. Jannero Pargo Signs One-Year Deal With Bulls

    Jannero Pargo signed a one-year deal Wednesday for $2 million to join the Bulls back court.The 29-year-old Pargo played 102 games for the Bulls over a three-year stretch earlier in his career and played in Moscow last season...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 180 reads 2 comments

  19. The Cubs Are Good Again!

    What a week Cub fans!Two weeks ago this was the most apathetic team I had ever seen, and now they are actually showing life! I think they actually want to win! What a good feeling this ...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 117 reads 5 comments

  20. The Top 10 Players In The NBA

    The NBA is blessed to have the best athletes from around the world. No other sport can match the speed, elegance, athleticism, and coordination like basketball and I am here to break down the greatest players in the NBA...

    Matt  Anaya Written by Matt Anaya about over 5 years ago 879 reads 33 comments

  21. What The Cubs Need To Contend

    What the Cubs NeedIt may seem like the Cubs, who are two games under .500 and only 3.5 GB of the division leading Brewers and Cardinals, may only need Aramis Ramirez’s bat back in the lineup to be true contenders, but they need more than that...

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  22. Chicago Bulls Draft Day Analysis

    I am jealous of all these NBA teams making trades and getting big name players while my Bulls keep “building for the future...

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  23. The Future of Team USA Hoops

    USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo has selected 25 of the top rising NBA players to battle in a mini-camp that will be held July 22-25 in Las Vegas...

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  24. Cubs-Sox Report: Jun. 21

    Cubs/Sox Report, Jun. 21 The Cubs and Sox split their first season series and have another coming up this weekend. That series did not tell us much about either team, but we did learn quite a bit in the last week...

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  25. 2009 Mock NBA Draft

    With the draft only a few days away (Thursday 6:30 PM CST ESPN) it is time for me to release my latest and perhaps last mock draft...

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