1. Novak Djokovic: Loss of Energy and Focus the Main Culprit for Recent Woes

    The last few months have confirmed to the tennis world that Novak Djokovic is, in fact, a human being. After dropping his second-straight Grand Slam event to the aging Roger ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 2,627 reads 32 comments

  2. ESPY Awards 2012 Nominees: Anthony Davis Deserves Best Male College Athlete

    There is no question Anthony Davis is the best candidate to win the 2012 ESPY for Best Male Collegiate Athlete ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 2,236 reads 6 comments

  3. ESPY Awards 2012: Power Ranking Nominees for Best Championship Performance

    Arguably the most important ESPY category, winning the award for Best Championship Performance solidifies your ability to come through in the clutch. For some on the list ( LeBron James ) this means everything...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 4,220 reads 0 comments

  4. Lou Williams to Hawks: Analysis, Grade and Twitter Reaction

    The Atlanta Hawks upgraded their backcourt in a big way on Tuesday. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst , the Hawks have signed free-agent guard Lou Williams to a multiyear ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 12,328 reads 32 comments

  5. Home Run Derby 2012: Ranking the Worst Performances of This Year's Contest

    The Home Run Derby was filled with deep blasts that reached the water at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City Monday night, but it was also filled with more than a few embarrassing performances...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 1,900 reads 8 comments

  6. Home Run Derby 2012: Prince Fielder Defeats Jose Bautista to Win Derby Crown

    Back, back, back…and it’s Prince Fielder who fended off Jose Bautista to win the 2012 MLB Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Fielder crushed 12 home runs in the finals, giving him 28 for the entire competition...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 248 reads 24 comments

  7. ESPY Awards 2012 Nominees: Kentucky Wildcats Deserve Best Team Honors

    The past year has provided sports fans with a ton of memorable teams, but only one of them stands out among the rest...

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  8. Marcus Camby to NY Knicks: Trade Analysis, Grade and Twitter Reaction

    After a decade-long absence, Marcus Camby is returning to Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 19,964 reads 66 comments

  9. ESPN Body Issue 2012: Athletes Who Deserve Cover over Knicks' Tyson Chandler

    Surprising details have emerged on the athletes who have shed their clothing for ESPN the Magazine’s infamous Body Issue set to be released on July 13...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 1,223 reads 0 comments

  10. Hope Solo Given Public Warning by USADA for Positive Drug Test

    The U.S. national women’s soccer team was given some surprising news on Monday. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has issued goalkeeper Hope Solo a public warning after testing ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 14,918 reads 23 comments

  11. 2012 Home Run Derby Predictions: Candidates with No Shot of Winning Tonight

    It takes a special kind of talent to win the Home Run Derby. Sure you need to have plenty of strength, but more importantly you need to have consistency and endurance. It’s a marathon not a sprint...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 1,597 reads 0 comments

  12. Yankees Reportedly Force Reggie Jackson Away from Team for A-Rod Comments

    The New York Yankees are angry with Reggie Jackson. The MVP of the 1977 World Series has been ultra-critical of Alex Rodriguez and others recently, and has now been told to ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 2,430 reads 3 comments

  13. Silva vs. Sonnen: Expect Anderson Silva to Breeze to Victory in One-Sided Match

    The most anticipated UFC fight of 2012 will fail to live up to its lofty expectations. On Saturday, when Anderson Silva (31-4) takes on Chael Sonnen (27-11-1) at UFC 148 for ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 2,897 reads 2 comments

  14. NBA Free Agency Rumors: Marcus Camby Would Be Perfect Fit for Miami Heat

    The Miami Heat have to upgrade their depth at center. Joel Anthony and Udonis Haslem aren't going to cut it. With the team on a strict budget, the options are limited...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 7,191 reads 27 comments

  15. Wimbledon Tennis 2012 Finals: Experienced Roger Federer Will Drop Andy Murray

    Andy Murray has never been here before. In fact, no British man has since 1938. When Murray enters the All England Club for the finals of Wimbledon against Roger Federer on ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 1,829 reads 1 comments

  16. Joe Paterno's Legacy Expected to Come Under Fire Upon Abuse Report Release

    Jerry Sandusky may be behind bars, but the Penn State story is still far from over. A report compiled by Freeh Group International Solutions is expected to be released as early as next week, with new details expected to emerge according to ESPN...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 11,653 reads 97 comments

  17. Home Run Derby 2012: Why Consistency is More Important Than Power in Derby

    Remember the epic performance by Josh Hamilton at the new Yankee Stadium back in 2008? That was the year Hamilton smashed 28 home runs before collecting 10 outs in the first round...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 851 reads 0 comments

  18. Wimbledon 2012 Schedule: Women's Finals TV Coverage, Preview and Bracket Guide

    The year 2010 was a long time ago. That was the last time Serena Williams won a Grand Slam event, which just so happened to be at Wimbledon...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 3,488 reads 0 comments

  19. Ray Allen Leaves Miami Without Accepting Heat's Offer

    UPDATE: Friday, July 6 at 10:16 p.m. ET by Austin Green Ray Allen has reportedly agreed to sign with the Miami Heat, according to Heat owner Micky Arison via Twitter: Its 2:30am in London and I was just woken up with great news...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 97,650 reads 96 comments

  20. Wimbledon 2012: Sunday Marks Roger Federer's Last Shot at Wimbledon Immortality

    Roger Federer is seizing the moment. The 30-year-old defeated the world’s No. 1 ranked player Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 to move within one victory of winning his seventh career Wimbledon title...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 762 reads 5 comments

  21. Novak Djokovic Still Top Player in the World Despite Loss to Roger Federer

    The dubious distinction of being the top ranked men’s tennis player in the world did not change hands Friday at Wimbledon in my mind...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 1,211 reads 25 comments

  22. NBA Rumors: Why Ray Allen Will Reject Heat and Re-Sign with Celtics

    The word “loyalty” is going to be brought up multiple times in the next few days regarding free agent Ray Allen ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 5,345 reads 26 comments

  23. Tour De France 2012 Stage 5 Results: Winner, Leaderboard and Highlights

    Crashes were once again the story on Day 5 of the 2012 Tour de France, and once again German Andre Greipel emerged victorious...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 2,270 reads 0 comments

  24. Dustin Pedroia Injury: Update on Boston Red Sox Star's Thumb Injury

    UPDATE: Thursday, July 19 at 2:05 p.m. ET by Timothy Rapp Good news, Red Sox fans— Dustin Pedroia 's stint on the DL is over. From Rob Bradford of WEEI...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 6,839 reads 11 comments

  25. 2012 Summer Olympics: Teams with the Talent to Knock off USA Basketball Squad

    The quest for winning gold medal No. 14 at the 2012 Olympics is not going to be as easy as you think for the American basketball team...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about 2 years ago 5,006 reads 8 comments