1. Dodgers Will Win World Series, and Other Things I Will Incorrectly Predict

    Nearly a quarter of the baseball season has passed and things are just beginning to shape up. It's the time of year where we have enough information to make somewhat educated predictions about what the rest of the season will look like...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about 3 years ago 486 reads 0 comments

  2. Los Angeles Dodgers Bullpen in Desperate Need of Relief

    Once upon a time, the Dodgers had a group of pitchers in their bullpen that they could count on to finish out ball games. You could be fairly certain that if the team had a wide enough lead that it would be protected...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about 3 years ago 337 reads 7 comments

  3. L.A. Dodgers: Kemp and Kershaw Emerging as Leaders

    Before the 2011 season began in LA, there were many questions about this year's Dodger squad. The 2010 campaign was a forgettable season in many ways, and there was surely reason to think that this year's team may not be any better...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 3 years ago 409 reads 7 comments

  4. Tampa Bay Rays Done? Evan Longoria Injury, Bad Start Doom AL East Chances

    I know it hasn't even been a full week since Opening Day, so writing off any team seems a bit premature. However, the circumstances surrounding the Tampa Bay Rays ' start appear very troubling and I am confident in saying that they are out...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 3 years ago 1,346 reads 4 comments

  5. Five Keys for the Los Angeles Dodgers to Reach World Series in 2011

    The way the Los Angeles Dodgers finished the 2010 season, you would think that there's no right for someone to be thinking about a World Series championship this year. The team looked like a complete mess during the second half of the season...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 3 years ago 1,517 reads 9 comments

  6. Super Bowl 2011: Why Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers Will Win Another

    A lot has been made about how great Aaron Rodgers has been this postseason. It's true that he's been deadly accurate, and the Packers looked like the best team in the NFC after they dismantled the Falcons in Atlanta...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 3 years ago 524 reads 0 comments

  7. Boise State Broncos Are the Best Team in College Football

    That's right, I said it.  The Broncos of Boise State are the best team in college football. At least, until after the BCS National Championship is over.  Boise State has just completed the second ever 14-0 college football season...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 1,829 reads 25 comments

  8. It Is Time To End Preseason Rankings for College Football

    College football has the most passionate fans of all American sports.  The game and the system in which the championship is decided is constantly the biggest debate in all our great land...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 920 reads 10 comments

  9. WAC Bowl Preview: One Fan's Perspective

    With the bowl season kicking off in a few days in New Mexico, I thought it was time for a fan of the WAC to get his perspective out there. I'll briefly break down all four games and give my prediction of the outcome...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 241 reads 8 comments

  10. Boise State and TCU: Forget About the Conferences, Look at the Teams

    Another year with the BCS, another year of controversy.  The 2009 regular season has ended with an unbelievable five undefeated schools.  Three are from major conferences, while the other two, Boise State and TCU, are not...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 875 reads 5 comments

  11. Belichick's Perfect Call: He Gave Patriots a Chance to Beat Colts

    Do I . . . A) Give Manning and the Colts the ball back with time to beat me? B) Give Manning and the Colts the ball back with time to beat me? or C) Get the first down and win the game? Those ...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  12. Fresno State vs Nevada: A Must Win For the Bulldogs

    Two of the nation's best running attacks meet tomorrow.  They are two teams with winning streaks and a real shot at a conference title...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 375 reads 4 comments

  13. Look Out for the Bulldogs: Fresno State Hoops on the Rise

    College basketball season starts in just a few days. Yeah, it's not only played in March and April, for all of you who just tune into the greatest event in the world of sports...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 310 reads 1 comments

  14. The New Yankee Dynasty

    Joe Girardi may as well change his jersey number to 30 right now. Monday night, the Yankees have a chance to leave Philadelphia with their 27th World Series title in hand...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  15. Fresno State Bulldogs Need to Be Carr and Feather'd

    Ryan Mathews has been the great story of Fresno State's football season.  He's leading the nation in rushing and has consistently broke off huge plays that keep Bulldog fans interested in an otherwise boring offense...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about over 4 years ago 347 reads 2 comments

  16. Fresno State Bulldogs Finish on Roll, Advance to NCAA Tournament

    Last year, the Bulldogs Baseball team from Fresno State staved off several eliminations on their way to the National Title. They seemingly always had their back to the wall and created for themselves a huge national story...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about 5 years ago 236 reads 3 comments

  17. LA Dodgers Dominate First Quarter of Baseball Season

    We are officially one quarter through the Major League Baseball season. It's always fun to look back at this point to the major headlines, and to use the information we have now to predict the remainder of the year...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about 5 years ago 227 reads 3 comments

  18. Fresno State Missing Postseason Adds to WunderDog Mystique

    It doesn't seem like all that long ago we were watching the Fresno State Bulldogs shock their way to the College World Series Championship. There was an abundance of excitement every time the Bulldogs pulled off another improbable victory...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about 5 years ago 73 reads 2 comments

  19. How to Solve The Manny Problem . . . Let Fans Throw Eggs

    As a loyal Dodger fan for years, I have been very dismayed about Thursday morning's news. It's just hard to believe that the man who only needs one name, who conquered L.A. in no time, could let us down so badly...

    Mark E.  Smith Written by Mark E. Smith about 5 years ago 72 reads 2 comments