1. Any Michigan State Spartans Epic Begins with Key Non-Conference Battles

    The adage “practice makes perfect” has been echoed by mentors for generations. Michigan State Head Coach Tom Izzo is no exception...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 457 reads 21 comments

  2. Michigan State's Kalin Lucas Readies National Runner-Up for Next March Marathon

    It is widely assumed among the masses that past occurrences are a good predictor for future successes. Of course, that notion has to be taken with a grain of salt. But the general rationale remains...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 379 reads 35 comments

  3. Michigan State's Secret Weapon: The Depth Chart

    In the NBA, pivotal bench-players are referred to by the phrase, “Sixth-Man” of their respective team, exemplifying their integral part of the offense that just narrowly misses out on granting them a starter’s (top five) spot...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 601 reads 31 comments

  4. Michigan State Recruits Attempt to Fill Vacated Center Spot Left by Suton

    As the proverbial saying goes; “All good things must come to an end.” And for the Michigan State Men’s Basketball Team, those words echo all too clearly...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 1,433 reads 55 comments

  5. Revitalizing the Food in Ballparks

    How cliché is it to go to a ballpark, and spend a few precious dollars on a “dog” in order to satisfy those developing afternoon taste-buds? It’s a silly phenomenon that has captured ...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 237 reads 113 comments

  6. ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE AT THE FIRST BLEACHER REPORT MEETING!

    Note: This article is a collaboration between the amazing Taylor Rummel and the awesome Rocky Getters. It is meant for humorous purposes only...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 535 reads 168 comments

  7. Why Professional Athletes Are Going Broke, and What We Can Do About It

    Imagine working hard for a financially-stable living, and then seeing it all turn moot. Having multi-year, multi-million dollar contracts transformed into mere distant, ...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 4,815 reads 131 comments

  8. "Comment Etiquette?" This Is an OUTRAGE!

    My recent illness has left me in an almost irate state. I have not seen the lush light of outside for days, and as a result, my body has turned whiter than a lamb...

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  9. Money In Sports: What's Right, What's Wrong, and Who Should Foot the Bill

    Often times, I find myself reminiscing about a particular Spring Break. My family and I were in the Caribbean (as part of a cruise voyage) and had reached the third of four ports encountered during our time on the ship...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 2,411 reads 69 comments

  10. The "Original" Four Sports: What America Has Sadly Moved On From

    As a society, we are constantly changing. Cavemen built clubs, and used their counterparts as test-subjects. In the Roman Empire, coliseums were built for men to compete against each other, and allowed for fandom to ignite...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 164 reads 59 comments

  11. Michael Vick is Back...But Tagged With an Unnecessary Five-Game Suspension

    Earlier today, Michael Vick was "conditionally reinstated" in the NFL by Commisioner Roger Goodell. Vick had this to say about his reinstatement: As told to AP: “I would like ...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about almost 5 years ago 131 reads 12 comments

  12. Ballin' Too Young: Why Parents Need to Let Their Kids Live

    If you were to poll 100 people at random about whether or not they had played at least one sport in their childhood—more than likely you would be met with an overwhelming “Yes...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 218 reads 75 comments

  13. The Best Active Player in Each of the Four Major Sports

    Everyone has their own take on who the best active player is in their respective sport. Kobe, Lebron, Crosby, Brady and A-Rod all are players who elicit favor and fame from the fans and media, ...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 1,523 reads 47 comments

  14. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the B/R Galaxy: The Invaluable Comment

    This kicks off part one of the series "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the B/R Galaxy" put forth by Sulayman Hussein and Taylor Rummel. Special thanks to Leroy Watson who helped assist with this article...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 213 reads 89 comments

  15. From Worst to "Bess": Davone Bess' Journey from the City to the Spotlight

    Davone Bess was dealt a tougher life than most. Growing up in Oakland, California, he lived about as rough of a childhood as anyone—growing up with a mostly single mother and never having a true "father figure" to look up to...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 1,956 reads 102 comments

  16. Michigan State Memories From a Fan: Love, Passion and Glory

    Bestowed upon me from a young age was a passion. One that would provide me with moments of insurmountable joy, and also agonizing and teary tantrums; the kind that warrant an "It's just a game" ...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 231 reads 56 comments

  17. A Formula To Predict Next Year's Super Bowl Winner

    Every year, NFL teams are tasked with a similar goal: To bring home a championship. No matter if a team already has a solid foundation in place or is amidst a rebuilding project and working from the ground up, the ultimate goal remains the same...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 1,082 reads 107 comments

  18. Fantasy Football: Assessing Dennis Northcutt's Fantasy Value in Detroit

    Earlier this week, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Detroit Lions made an offensive-defensive player swap. Safety Gerald Alexander of the Lions became a Jaguar, but the most fantasy-relevant side was, without a doubt, Dennis Northcutt heading to Detroit...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 210 reads 4 comments

  19. The Truth About Fantasy and Reality Sports

    There exists a fine line between what some call "real sports" and the virtual phenomenon that is fantasy sports. But they are deeply connected. Each stem from a passion, a love; for the game, the friends, the fans...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 117 reads 26 comments

  20. Joe Flacco to Derrick Mason: A Developing Fantasy Duo?

    Rookie Joe Flacco was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens with the 18th overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. Flacco was originally a part of the Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA team, but decided to transfer ...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 253 reads 7 comments

  21. Fantasy Football: A Winning Draft Strategy Pt. 2

    On my very first article posted to Bleacher Report, I wrote the first part of this piece. However, I have since learned leaps and bounds about players and their respective values [in fantasy ...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 805 reads 11 comments

  22. Fantasy Football Forecasting: Who Will Be the No. 1 Tight End in 2009?

    According to 12-team mock drafts being held on fantasyfootballcalculator.com, three high-profile tight ends have been going as early as the fourth round and as late as the end of the fifth...

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  23. Fantasy Football: Predicting a "Breakout Candidate"

    A dream of every fantasy football manager is to draft the "next big thing" in the middle-late rounds. The guy who flashes the potential to be a game-changer in real life and difference-maker on your fantasy roster...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 248 reads 9 comments

  24. Fantasy Football: Philip Rivers or Aaron Rodgers?

    According to 12-team mock drafts being held on fantasyfootballcalculator, Quarterback Philip Rivers of the San Diego Chargers is being selected with the seventh pick in the fourth round, and ...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 1,453 reads 5 comments

  25. Fantasy Football: Predicting a "Bust"

    The absolute worst nightmare for every fantasy football manager is the thought of spending an early round pick on a player who "busts...

    Taylor Rummel Written by Taylor Rummel about 5 years ago 198 reads 2 comments