1. 4 Reasons the Yankees Cannot Win Without Ivan Nova Stepping Up

    “They’re hitting everything. It’s not one pitch in particular. They’re hitting everything.” The words of Ivan Nova after another battering, frustrating loss last night...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 194 reads 0 comments

  2. 4 New York Yankees' Prospects Who Should Be Called Up Instead of Making a Trade

    The Major League Baseball trade deadline is fast approaching, and suddenly the Yankees may be forced into making a move—something that seemed highly unlikely just six days ago...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 3,176 reads 4 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees July 27- July 29 Series Preview

    10.5 games back and reeling in late July, the Boston Red Sox come to the Bronx this weekend hoping to salvage their season and make up some ground on the American League East division-leading New York Yankees ...

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  4. Indiana Pacers Offseason: Where Do the Indiana Pacers Go from Here?

    The Indiana Pacers finished with the fifth-best record in the NBA in 2011-2012 and had their most successful season in the heartland since 2003-2004...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 1,673 reads 11 comments

  5. Brooklyn Nets: An NBA Franchise Grows This Offseason

    The Nets have not captured their most coveted target of the 2012 offseason and they may not get their man...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 1,400 reads 8 comments

  6. NFL Running Backs: 10 Best Running Backs Entering the 2012 Season

    The 2012 NFL season is now less than two months away and big-time deals are getting finalized for some of the league’s elite ball carriers...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 22,785 reads 6 comments

  7. Yankees the Morning After: Yanks Zero in on Padres Third Baseman Chase Headley

    On a night where Felix Hernandez plunked three Yankees batters, one of those errant pitches may have done significant damage to the Yankees season. Alex Rodriguez was hit by that Hernandez pitch, and was diagnosed with a broken left hand ...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 2,944 reads 5 comments

  8. Yankees-Ichiro Trade: Brian Cashman Balks at Giving Up Too Much

    The New York Yankees acquired Ichiro Suzuki on Monday afternoon in what, at first glance, appears to be a savvy move by the Bombers’ general manager, Brian Cashman...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 1,262 reads 3 comments

  9. Justin Gatlin's Remarkable Return to the Olympic Games

    Not every athlete gets a second chance. Particularly not after receiving a four-year ban, tantamount to a sports "death sentence...

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  10. New York Yankees: 4 Bold Predictions for the Yankees' Second Half of 2012

    Here in late July, the New York Yankees hold the best record in baseball, and with 67 games left in the season, they are in prime position to win the American League East...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 1,220 reads 3 comments

  11. New York Yankees' Clutch Hitting Woes and Whether It Matters

    Entering play on Saturday, July 21st, the New York Yankees have the best record in baseball, surging of late, winning nine of their previous 13 games...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 665 reads 3 comments

  12. Coach Scott Brooks Is the Right Man to Lead Thunder to Their First Championship

    For the next five years, there is not a better job in all of pro basketball than head coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder. And for Oklahoma City, there is no better man for the job than head coach Scott Brooks...

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  13. Oklahoma City Thunder Aim to Become New NBA Regime

    The Oklahoma City Thunder fell short of their goal of an NBA championship this season, but along the way, they became battled tested and may have positioned themselves as favorites to win titles in future years to come...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 4,516 reads 14 comments

  14. International Competitions Help Soccer's Popularity Rise in the United States

    Following the tremendous American television success of Euro 2012 , a valid question to ask is: Can soccer sustain its popularity in the United States? Now, in the aftermath of ...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 1,163 reads 4 comments

  15. New York Jets Quarterback Tim Tebow Continues His Quest for NFL Stardom

    The most polarizing sports figure in 2011 was NFL quarterback Tim Tebow . He has since carried over the adulation from some and hatred from others into the 2012 calendar year and has also found himself on a new team...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 1,321 reads 7 comments

  16. Major League Baseball's 5 Best Pitchers in 2012

    Lately, it seems that every year in Major League Baseball has been "The Year of the Pitcher." That's because earned-run average has dropped over 0.6 of a run since the 2006 season...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 12,140 reads 1 comments

  17. Major League Baseball's 10 Best Ballparks to Catch a Game

    There have been 21 new ballparks that have opened in the last 20 seasons. Tiger Stadium and the original Yankee Stadium have come and gone, along with the less historic Metrodome, ...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 382 reads 3 comments

  18. 2012 NBA Rookie Player Comparison: Kendall Marshall and Dion Waiters

    One of the most difficult jobs in all of sports is predicting how a college, or amateur athlete, will perform at the professional level. This is an art, not a science...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 2,905 reads 4 comments

  19. Tony Parker Has Earned His Due as One of the NBA's Best

    In a league dominated by so many talented point guards, it's easy to forget that Tony Parker is a perennial All-Star, three-time NBA champion and former NBA Finals MVP...

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  20. Yankees' Home-Grown Pitchers Through the Last 17 Years

    New York Yankees management has come under increased scrutiny regarding the way that they have cultivated their young pitchers...

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  21. Number 21 Continues to Remain Sacred to the New York Yankees

    11 years ago, Paul O'Neill hung up his spikes after a very respectable 14 year major league career. The feisty, long-limbed left-hander finished the final nine seasons of his career ...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 3,927 reads 13 comments

  22. NBA's Five Best Players of the 2011-2012 Season

    The best player in the NBA held his crown for yet another season while some young, rising stars and savvy veterans found their way into the top five. The Miami Heat captured the Larry O' Brien trophy in late June, their second in franchise history...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 381 reads 14 comments

  23. College Football Establishes New Playoff System, but Greed Reigns Supreme

    The sports world's most imperfect playoff system will finally undergo a makeover. However, many of the same problems will remain...

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  24. Yankees Keep Rolling Through Summer Despite Key Injuries

    The New York Yankees sure didn't expect their scorching start to the summer to end in a June swoon. CC Sabathia went on the disabled list on June 27 th with a strained groin, ...

    Christopher Connors Written by Christopher Connors about 2 years ago 289 reads 0 comments

  25. Washington Wizards Bulk Up in Free Agency and NBA Draft

    The Washington Wizards may have landed the piece they need to become competitors in the Eastern Conference this upcoming season...

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