1. 4 NBA Teams That Will Disappoint This Year

    After a bevy of offseason acquisitions, several NBA teams are expecting improved seasons. Some expect to be more than playoff hopefuls and open a few eyes with a deeper run than expected...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 12 months ago 1,141 reads 8 comments

  2. Golden State Warriors: Reviewing Their Depth at Each Position

    A bevy of offseason maneuvering has given California's Golden State Warriors several new faces heading into the 2013-14 season. Golden State may have a roster to get the job done, giving the franchise expectations it hasn't had in what seems like ages.

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 12 months ago 4,502 reads 7 comments

  3. What to Watch as the Oakland Raiders Kick Off Their Preseason Schedule

    The Oakland Raiders have their first preseason matchup today against the Dallas Cowboys at the Oakland Coliseum...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 12 months ago 7,232 reads 82 comments

  4. How the Golden State Warriors Can Beat Each Western Conference Contender

    With the addition of Andre Iguodala and several key role players, the Golden State Warriors are suddenly more than the feel-good story of last year’s playoffs...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 12 months ago 6,986 reads 33 comments

  5. USC Basketball Lands Malik Price-Martin, Trojans' 1st 2014 Commit

    Newly minted USC basketball coach Andy Enfield reeled in his first commitment for the class of 2014. Power forward Malik Price-Martin tweeted a verbal pledge to the Trojans this past Sunday after being offered in mid-June...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 12 months ago 3,949 reads 1 comments

  6. Why USC Football Won't Win the Pac-12 South in 2013

    You don’t have to second-guess what many USC fans were thinking following the Pac -12 media’s preseason poll...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 3,027 reads 58 comments

  7. Why Harrison Barnes Will Win the 2013-14 Sixth Man of the Year Award

    With Andre Iguodala signing a lucrative deal with the Golden State Warriors , it’s possible fellow small forward Harrison Barnes will see a reduced role on the team...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 3,715 reads 29 comments

  8. Ranking Rajon Rondo's 5 Most Dangerous Offensive Moves

    When it comes to point guards, Rajon Rondo is one of the purest in the game. He has impeccable ball-handling skills, court vision and athleticism...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 5,686 reads 6 comments

  9. Golden State Warriors: 4 Lessons We Learned from the Warriors Offseason So Far

    In what has been a whirlwind three weeks, the Golden State Warriors have transformed their roster and identity as they approach the 2013 season. No longer NBA bottom-dwellers, expectations are sky-high for head coach Mark Jackson and company...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 3,813 reads 7 comments

  10. Ranking Stephen Curry's 5 Most Dangerous Offensive Moves

    Stephen Curry established himself as the top shooter in the NBA last season, breaking Ray Allen’s record for most three-pointers made in a season...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 4,020 reads 9 comments

  11. Twitter Reactions from the San Jose Sharks' Latest Free Agency Signings

    The San Jose Sharks haven’t made any high-profile moves this offseason, but the free-agency signings of Scott Hannan and Tyler Kennedy have caught the eye of the Twitter world...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 1,723 reads 3 comments

  12. Twitter Erupts upon NBA Free Agent Josh Smith's Signing with the Detroit Pistons

    If Twitter followers graded NBA free-agent signings, Detroit Pistons GM Joe Dumars may need detention to pass the offseason...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 4,806 reads 9 comments

  13. Twitter Responds to Hottest NBA Free-Agency Rumors Surrounding Andre Iguodala

    NBA free agent Andre Iguodala is having as interesting a free-agency period as any, and Twitter is surprised he's still available...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 857 reads 0 comments

  14. Giants at Rockies Live Blog: In-Game Analysis and Reactions

    Giants 5, Rockies 2 Buster Posey hit a solo shot in the third inning. Then San Francisco opened things up in the fifth, highlighted by a two-run shot from Hunter Pence...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 447 reads 0 comments

  15. Giants vs. Rockies Live Blog: Instant Reactions and Analysis

    Rockies win, 2-1. Colorado continued to lean on the efforts of Michael Cuddyer, who extended his hitting streak to 26 games with a single off of Giants pitcher Matt Cain in the bottom of the first...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 372 reads 0 comments

  16. San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers Live Blog: In-Game Updates, Analysis

    With the return of Matt Kemp to the lineup, the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the San Francisco Giants 6-5. The Giants continued to struggle hitting the ball, especially with runners on base, until late in the game...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 662 reads 1 comments

  17. NBA Draft 2013: Latest Word on Top College Players

    With the 2013 NBA draft less than a week away, here are the most recent developments regarding some of the draft’s top prospects. Nerlens Noel After seeming to fall out of Cleveland’s favor as the No...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 1,279 reads 2 comments

  18. Stanley Cup 2013: Players Who Will Be Difference-Makers in Game 5

    With the Chicago Blackhawks’ 6-5 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 4, the series now heads back to the Windy City tied 2-2...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 327 reads 0 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2013: Nerlens Noel Isn't Worth the Risk at No. 1 Pick

    We get it. Nerlens Noel can play defense, and according to Alex Kennedy of USA Today, he appears to be recovering well from his injury ...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 697 reads 4 comments

  20. Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs: Ray Allen Will Be Difference-Maker in Game 6

    The normally reserved Ray Allen’s reaction to Danny Green breaking his NBA Finals record of made three-pointers is a subtle sign that the sharpshooting guard has had enough of someone stealing his thunder...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 5,213 reads 8 comments

  21. 2013 Stanley Cup Final: Keys to Chicago Blackhawks Regaining Home-Ice Advantage

    After being blanked 2-0 by the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, the Chicago Blackhawks find themselves down 2-1 heading into their next game in Boston...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 299 reads 1 comments

  22. USC Basketball: Looking at the Trojan Newcomers for the 2013 Season

    When Galen Central reported Maryland point guard Pe ’ Shon Howard announced he was transferring to USC to be closer to family last week, the Trojans wrapped up a year of recruiting with seven incoming prospects...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 3,712 reads 7 comments

  23. NBA Draft: Top 10 One-and-Done Draft Picks in the NBA

    Did the one-and-done rule improve today’s NBA ? Or is the league still facing similar problems from when high school players could declare for the draft? Debate was rekindled ...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 2,629 reads 7 comments

  24. Arizona Basketball: Aaron Gordon Must Start at Small Forward as a Freshman

    All-American prospect Aaron Gordon committed to the Arizona Wildcats in early April. After his commitment, he told Scout.com (subscription required) he expects to play on the wing...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 3,957 reads 8 comments

  25. USC Should Be Deeply Concerned by Steven Mitchell's Season-Ending Injury

    Each day seems to be getting worse for the Trojans. Three days after prized Notre Dame commit Eddie Vanderdoes announced he would transfer to rival UCLA , multiple sources confirmed ...

    David Bessin Written by David Bessin about 1 year ago 2,259 reads 39 comments