1. NBA All-Star Weekend: Dunk Contest Needs an Overhaul

    The NBA All-Star Weekend is still a solid event. There is entertainment value, and it is interesting to see some of the best basketball players in the world display their talents on the same stage...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 5,607 reads 27 comments

  2. Can Intense Kobe Bryant and Carefree Dwight Howard Co-Exist on the Lakers?

    The Los Angeles Lakers did not exactly go into the All-Star break on a high note. In fact, they were flat-out throttled by the Los Angeles Clippers as Blake Griffin and Chris Paul led the way to a 125-101 victory...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 2,177 reads 12 comments

  3. Most Exciting Seattle Mariners Prospects to Look out for in Spring Training

    Every team has “hot prospects” that will hopefully develop into major league talent. However, there are certain players that are known by more than just a singular fanbase...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 1,935 reads 3 comments

  4. Seattle Mariners: 3 Keys to Earning Wild-Card Spot in 2013

    The Seattle Mariners have been fairly busy in the offseason. Now, it is time to see if the moves will result in actual progress as the team heads to Arizona for spring training...

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  5. Seattle Seahawks: Trade Destinations for Matt Flynn

    Fans of the Seattle Seahawks are understandably excited about Russell Wilson and how he will perform in the future...

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  6. Seattle Mariners: Felix's Elbow and Doomsday Scenarios

    You could almost hear the collective gasp from long-time fans of the Seattle Mariners when they heard the recent news. Oh, no. Not King Felix. Say it ain’t so...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 774 reads 3 comments

  7. Seattle Seahawks Mock Draft: Predicting All 7 Rounds, Pre-Scouting Combine

    The Seattle Seahawks have some decisions to make as the 2013 NFL draft approaches. Soon it will be time for the NFL combine, and athletes will be running, jumping and participating in all kinds of interesting drills...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 12,714 reads 77 comments

  8. Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Must Make Peace with Dwight Howard

    Kobe Bryant is not a happy camper right now. He is unable to find his way to his happy place. Can you blame him? A player with Kobe's competitive fire does not want to have his career end with a slow, painful decline...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 2,110 reads 19 comments

  9. Seattle Mariners: Projecting the Starting Rotation for 2013

    The starting rotation for the Seattle Mariners is far from set as the team gets ready to start spring training for the 2013 season. Would it be a stretch to suggest that only two spots are assured at this point? Felix Hernandez ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 6,300 reads 8 comments

  10. Grading Each Position on Seattle Seahawks Roster Heading into Free Agency

    The Seattle Seahawks have many strengths, which is why fans are excited about what might happen in 2013. A team can always improve, but the 'Hawks are arguably a team that has many pieces already in place...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 5,675 reads 42 comments

  11. Bold Predictions for Every Seattle Mariners Starting Pitcher

    Spring training is fast approaching and the Seattle Mariners are ready to begin another season of baseball. Therefore, it is about time to start making some predictions about individual and team accomplishments that may occur in the upcoming season...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 1,307 reads 1 comments

  12. The Biggest Offseason Priorities for the Seattle Seahawks

    The Seattle Seahawks are in good shape as the Pacific Northwest looks forward to the 2013 NFL season. Still, there is work to do. There is always work to do. Winning a playoff game is not enough...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 14,263 reads 105 comments

  13. Seahawks: What Seattle Can Learn from 49ers' Loss in Super Bowl XLVII

    The Seattle Seahawks were close to facing the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl this year. If Seattle would have gotten just one more stop against the Atlanta Falcons , they would have been one tough win away from a trip to New Orleans ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 5,735 reads 75 comments

  14. Should Seattle Mariners Exercise Reported Payroll Flexibility?

    The Seattle Mariners have some team payroll flexibility. At least, that is according to Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 1,556 reads 6 comments

  15. Super Bowl: Revisiting Deer-Antler Spray and Ray Lewis

    The story of Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens and his mysterious forest-creature mist is starting to age just a bit, much like fine grocery-store cheese...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 12,202 reads 0 comments

  16. Seattle Seahawks: 3 Keys for Navigating the Free-Agent Market

    For the Seattle Seahawks , the free-agent market this year may be a relative non-event as the team looks to build on their success in 2012...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 10,488 reads 110 comments

  17. Scouting Report on Mariners Rotation and Catchers Heading into Spring Training

    Spring Training is fast approaching, and the Seattle Mariners will expect the pitchers and catchers to report on Tuesday February 12...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 1,518 reads 2 comments

  18. Los Angeles Lakers: Too Injury-Prone to Contend in 2012-13?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have some issues. Some optimism returned this week after the Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and put together a nice three-game winning streak...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 748 reads 3 comments

  19. Mapping Out a Blueprint for a Seahawks Super Bowl Run in 2013-14

    The Seattle Seahawks can win the Super Bowl in 2013-14. Not every team in the NFL can confidently make that proclamation, at least not with a straight face...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 9,869 reads 44 comments

  20. Los Angeles Lakers Must Go 5-2 on 7-Game Road Trip

    The Los Angeles Lakers have won two in a row, and a reasonable amount of optimism has returned in regards to turning things around in the second half of the season. It helps when one of those wins was against the 34-11 Oklahoma City Thunder ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 13,407 reads 36 comments

  21. Are Seattle SuperSonics Receiving Any Talent from the Sacramento Kings?

    Before we get ahead of ourselves, the reality is that the Sacramento Kings have not officially become the Seattle SuperSonics just yet...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 7,779 reads 19 comments

  22. Los Angeles Lakers: Franchise in Unfamiliar Territory

    The Los Angeles Lakers are not having a good season, and the road ahead may have a few more bumps before success is found again. This is not a familiar situation for a franchise that is used to winning...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 1,696 reads 4 comments

  23. Seattle Seahawks Mock Draft: Updated 7-Round Projections After Senior Bowl

    Drafting players (or projecting them, for that matter) is an inexact science because it immediately begs the questions of which team needs are most pressing and who is the best player available...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 19,247 reads 104 comments

  24. Los Angeles Lakers: Who Is to Blame for 2012-13 Failure?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are failing in 2012-13. How are people reacting? In predictable ways. Whenever there is a problem in life, it is not uncommon to troubleshoot and look for the source of the difficulty...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 2,440 reads 10 comments

  25. Seattle Mariners: 5 Reasons for Optimism Heading into 2013 Season

    The Seattle Mariners may be a very solid team in 2013. Granted, the word “solid” is not much of a reason for excitement, right? While there is a great deal of enthusiasm ...

    Todd Pheifer Written by Todd Pheifer about almost 2 years ago 3,670 reads 6 comments