1. Mark Kiszla Wants the Wild to Play Nice

    This morning, The Denver Post ran an article by staff writer Mark Kiszla entitled, "Ugly Betty hockey in Colorado's future", in which he proclaimed, "Let the mugging begin...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 690 reads 7 comments

  2. Francisco Liriano: A Long Road Ahead

    In his first regular season start since the his 2006 All-Star season, Twins (former) ace Francisco Liriano made his return to the pitchers mound a less than hopeful one...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 335 reads 2 comments

  3. It's Official: Tim Sylvia Vs. Fedor Emelianenko on July 16

    It is official, former UFC Champion Tim "The Maine-iac" Sylvia will be fighting former Pride Champion Fedor "The Last Emperor" Emelianenko on July 16 in Dallas. The fight will be promoted by Affliction...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 2,983 reads 10 comments

  4. Is Carlos Gomez Really Better Than Me?

    It has been quite a while since my article listing the reasons why Joe Mauer is better than me, and I was thinking that it has been far too long since my last self-debasing piece...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 1,937 reads 25 comments

  5. Fantasy Fight: Cung Le vs. Anderson Silva

    In a previous article I said that the newly crowned middleweight champion of Strikeforce Cung Le is probably the best striker short of Anderson Silva...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 114 reads 14 comments

  6. Carlos Gomez for Johann Santana: Good Trade

    Please, hear me out on this one. Let's forget for a second that we also got three other players in the trade (I know I already have) and let's look at the facts.Here is what we knew when we first got him: he was fast...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 984 reads 9 comments

  7. Matt Leinart Spotted at High School Prom

    Just days after photos surfaced of Matt Leinart drinking and hot tubbing with co-eds at Arizona State University, yet another scandal has surfaced...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 4,510 reads 32 comments

  8. Upset Mikhail Youzhny Head Butts Defiant Racket

    The world of tennis is on its edge after Mikhail Youzhy took out his frustration on his racket. Reports and web videos show that after hitting the net on a routine shot against opponent Nicolas ...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 135 reads 3 comments

  9. Minnesota Twins Defy Critics With Opening Day Win

    They said it couldn't be done—The same people who thought that the Titanic couldn't be sunk and that Hindenburg would be a good idea also thought that, without the likes of Torii Hunter and Johann Santana, the Twins would be helpless...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 891 reads 8 comments

  10. Strikeforce: Cung Le Breaks Frank Shamrock, Takes Title

    It's official: Frank Shamrock is mortal, do matter what he may say. The former undefeated UFC champ faced what he hasn't faced in over a decade: the inability to complete a fight...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 2,060 reads 5 comments

  11. So, What Happens if Joe Lauzon Beats Kenny Florian?

    I'm not sure that people are giving the Kenny Florian/ Joe Lauzon enough credit. A lot hands on the outcome of this fight...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 773 reads 2 comments

  12. Rio Heroes: Legit or Human Cock-Fighting?

    Back in the mid to late 90s, when the UFC was getting started, Arizona Senator (and now presidental candidate) John McCain placed himself at the forefront the battle to make sure that No Holds Barred fighting had nothing to do with American Sports...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 6,520 reads 10 comments

  13. UFC: Thank God for the Welterweights

    As my esteemed collegue Mr. Bolender so thoroughly pointed out in his Top 10 article breaking down the best that welterweights have to offer the world of MMA, the welterweight division is stacked, not only in the UFC, but across the sport...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 813 reads 2 comments

  14. The Curse of UFC All Access: Who's Next?

    I didn't notice it until the fourth episode or so, but UFC All Access might just be the worst jinx in the history of MMA...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 2,525 reads 13 comments

  15. Ray Lewis in the UFC?

    According to Dana White, the answer is no. Actually, according to Dana White the answer is "Believe me, if Ray Lewis was going to sign in the UFC, I’d be aware of it...No it’s not true...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 190 reads 5 comments

  16. UFC Middleweights: The PapaJohns.com Bowl of Weight Classes

    There are probably those of you out there that think, "Wow, I love middleweight fights. They are a great combination of speed and power and have some of the most entertaining fighters in the ...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 1,181 reads 7 comments

  17. Major League Tips on How To Rush The Pitcher's Mound

    It's that time of year. The infields are being groomed. The outfields are being mowed. Fans are itching for the first pitches of the season and players are anxiously awaiting getting back out to the game they love (to get paid for)...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 1,982 reads 2 comments

  18. UFC Light Heavyweight Division: More Messed Up Than the BCS Standings

    I'm not the smartest guy in the world, as many of you have pointed out in your posts on my articles, so please bear with me while I try to figure out exactly what is going on in the light heavyweight division...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 1,311 reads 9 comments

  19. UFC Heads to Minnesota: Start Cookin' the Lutefisk!

    I realize that the dozen or so people that will take the time to read this article couldn't give care less whether or not the UFC ever had a PPV event in Minnesota. But as a born and raised Minnesotan, I can barely contain myself at the thought...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 1,844 reads 4 comments

  20. An Invitation to Barry Bonds from Minnesota

    The following letter was printed in the St. Paul Pioneer Press Letters to the Editor. For the sake of those who are unfamiliar with the vernacular of Minnesotans and have never seen the Cohen ...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 617 reads 3 comments

  21. Hey Dana: How About Letting the Fans Pick the UFC Fights?

    Dear Mr. White,I realize that the possibility of actually letting the fans pick one, some, or all the fights for potential pay-per-views is a long way off, but I couldn't help but think ...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 1,250 reads 8 comments

  22. Fantasy Fight: Sean Sherk Vs. Clay Guida

    Now this is the fight that I would like to see at the next pay-per-view. Sure, there is a lot riding on Sherk fighting BJ Penn, but there are people that I think would make for a much more entertaining fight...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 617 reads 1 comments

  23. Packers News: Brett Favre Loses Coin Toss, Retires

    Few people outside of Green Bay, Wisconsin are privy to the information that is in this article. Many Minnesota Viking fans died crossing the border with this information. They weren't killed; it was alcohol poisoning...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 488 reads 1 comments

  24. UFC: Sean Sherk Doesn't Deserve A Title Shot...at least, not yet

    Well, at least not yet, anyway. After testing positive for steroids, the Muscle Shark had his lightweight title stripped and was suspended for six months (reduced from one year after appeal)...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 1,576 reads 21 comments

  25. Fantasy Fight: Mark Coleman versus Brock Lesnar

    After it was announced that Jon Fitch won by unanimous decision at UFC 82, clips of Mark Coleman's induction into the UFC Hall of Fame were aired...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about over 6 years ago 1,802 reads 11 comments