1. Glavine, Maddux and Smoltz Should End it Where it All Began

    Tom Glavine, 42, is just 2-2 this season with an ERA over four with the Atlanta Braves. Greg Maddux, 42, is a pedestrian 3-4 for a struggling San Diego Padres squad...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 1,170 reads 1 comments

  2. 2008 NBA Draft: Final Big Board

    If you can't tell from my archive, the NBA draft is a valued process and event for me. Simply, I love everything the draft encompasses. The decision a player must make once his time runs out in the NCAA tournament or NIT is crucial...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 599 reads 2 comments

  3. NBA Age Limit: More Hurtful than Helpful

    In the spirit of draft month, I figured I'd take a look at the NBA age limit rule. I'll jump right in. Once someone reaches 18 years of age, most decisions should be made by that person, including basketball stars...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 3,241 reads 2 comments

  4. 2008 NBA Draft: The Smart Selections

    There's still two weeks before the early entry withdrawal deadline (June 16), but this final mock draft assumes the following players will still be in the draft...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 5,025 reads 13 comments

  5. San Antonio Spurs: From Experienced to Old

    The San Antonio Spurs, yet again, will not have a chance at defending their crown. With a 100-92 Game 5 loss in Los Angeles to the Lakers Thursday night, the Spurs' season came to an abrupt and inevitable end...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 623 reads 1 comments

  6. MLB All-Star Picks through May

    The 2008 MLB All-Star Game is scheduled for July 15 at Yankee Stadium. The format for my selections is not exactly how the MLB actually does it, as I will have the nine starters for the National ...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 658 reads 4 comments

  7. College Basketball: Possession arrow should be shown the door

    Already, the 2008-09 college basketball season will see two new rules. One, the 3-point line will be extended from 19'9" to 20'9"...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 1,889 reads 4 comments

  8. N.C. Double "Pay"?: College Athletes Should Not Be Compensated

    First of all, if you think this is going to be one of those in-depth examinations of USC, the NCAA, or Rodney Guillory, you're wrong.If that's what you want to read, go elsewhere...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 1,291 reads 6 comments

  9. NFL: Top 10 Impact Rookies in 2008

    It's probably a bit early to compile an impact rookie list, but I figured what the heck. It'll at least elicit some discussion among you NFL gurus.So, here goes.10...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 6,901 reads 18 comments

  10. SEC Football Roundtable: Alabama

    What are some of the major position battles going on within your team?It seems it will be running back by committee for the Tide in 2008. Glen Coffee, Terry Grant and Roy Upchurch will get the bulk of the carries...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 1,099 reads 8 comments

  11. Los Angeles Dodgers: The Decline of Andruw Jones

    Andruw Jones reminds me of milk. Yes, milk.He was really good for most of the time, got a little spoiled and ultimately became flat out bad.That bad part is happening now.Jones is in his 13th major league season, a number that represents bad luck...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 1,378 reads 10 comments

  12. Class of 2009: Alabama Crimson Tide No. 1 Again?

    The incoming Crimson Tide freshmen make up what was the top class of 2008. Wide receiver Julio Jones is the headliner. Jerrell Harris (linebacker), Burton Scott (athlete), and a few others should have an immediate impact on the program in 2008...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 11,471 reads 12 comments

  13. NBA Mock Draft: Pre-Draft Camp Edition

    You have seen all the early entrants and the few players who have decided to play one more collegiate season. You have seen my big board for this year's draft...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 3,487 reads 10 comments

  14. Bitter Wizards Continue To Talk

    I feel bad for the best two all-around players for the Washington Wizards — Caron Butler and Antawn Jamison. And don't try to convince me they're not the two best Wizards. They are...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 749 reads 9 comments

  15. College Basketball: Early All-American Projections

    I don't think it's ever an inopportune time to cover college basketball, even when the season is over.For me, there's always something to write about or project...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 2,047 reads 7 comments

  16. NBA: Pat Riley's Coaching Career is Done...For Now

    I'm probably way off since I don't know all the details, but on the surface, it seems Pat Riley is a quitter...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Draft: Looking at the Big Board

    April 27 was the last day for college freshmen, sophomores and juniors to enter their names for June's NBA Draft. Players who have already signed with agents or will sign with one in the next month-and-a-half cannot return to the college game...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 929 reads 2 comments

  18. Preseason College Football Top 25

    It's been over two months since National Signing Day and the NFL Draft is this weekend. Now is as good a time as any to predict the top 25 teams for the 2008 college football season then, right? I think so...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 2,839 reads 13 comments

  19. Young Talent Means Bright Future for NBA

    Major League Baseball is America's pastime.The National Football League draws the most viewers for its playoff format.The National Basketball Association is making strides to put itself atop the professional sporting world...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 646 reads 7 comments

  20. Top 5 Early Entrants That Should Return to School

    You see it every year. College players who should go pro, go. Others who shouldn't go pro, go. Wouldn't it be nice if some players decided against the NBA and played one more ...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 5,476 reads 17 comments

  21. DeShawn Stevenson: Why Talk about LeBron James?

    You know in the movie Dumb and Dumber when the cop tells Harry and Lloyd "You'd keep your mouth shut if you knew what was good for you?" Well, the cop should really have said that to DeShawn Stevenson...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 1,098 reads 0 comments

  22. College Basektball: Pre-Preseason Top 25

    It's not the most opportune time to project some of college basketball's top teams for next season, but I'm going to give it a shot anyway...

    Gary Lloyd Written by Gary Lloyd about over 6 years ago 3,040 reads 8 comments