1. NFL Rosters: Mark Sanchez and the Most Overrated Player at Every Position

    Every team in the NFL has a player who fans and analysts think is better than they really are, thus making them overrated...

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  2. The Most Underrated NFL Player at Every Position

    Every football team in the country has one or more players who is under-appreciated or underrated. This is particularly true at the professional level...

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  3. MLB Trade Rumors: Three Felix Hernandez Deals That Actually Make Sense

    Over the course of the last two seasons, Mariners fans have been inundated with reasons that the Seattle Mariners cannot possibly afford to keep Felix Hernandez long term...

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  4. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons Felix Hernandez Will Not Be Traded in 2011

    Since reeling off 19 victories and an ERA of 2.49, Felix Hernandez has constantly been the focus of trade rumors, most of them having to do with the New York Yankees...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about 3 years ago 665 reads 9 comments

  5. Major League Baseball: America's Pastime No More

    Over the course of the last 25 years, baseball, once dubbed "America's Pastime," has fallen on hard times. The NFL has taken over as the No...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about 3 years ago 1,626 reads 1 comments

  6. 2011 Seattle Mariners: Trade Ideas to Win Today and Win Tomorrow

    The Seattle Mariners are fun again. (You don't have to reread that...you read it right the first time.) After a weekend series with the best team in baseball (the Philadelphia Phillies), ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about 3 years ago 2,666 reads 5 comments

  7. 2011 Seattle Mariners: Stand Pat, Win or Lose.

    The 2011 Seattle Mariners are a tricky group to figure out. Just as they are putting together a six-game win streak, giving the fanbase hope, they turn around and lose seven in a row, once again settling back into mediocrity...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about 3 years ago 1,197 reads 6 comments

  8. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: St. Louis Rams Road to the Playoffs Begins This Week

    The St. Louis Rams began the 2010 season with the first pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. As every football fan on the planet is aware, St. Louis selected OU QB Sam Bradford with that No...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about 3 years ago 751 reads 10 comments

  9. NBA Playoffs 2011: 5 Keys for the Portland Trailblazers vs. the Dallas Mavericks

    Now that the regular season is over and the NBA Playoffs have begun, basketball fans everywhere are tuning in to see how the first round plays out. No matter the matchups, playoff basketball is always a little bit different than the regular season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about over 3 years ago 799 reads 3 comments

  10. That's Just Wrong: The Filthiest Major League Pitches of 2010

    With 2010 being "The Year of the Pitcher" it seemed high time someone threw together a list of the nastiest pitches from the season. This list isn't based on any statistical evidence, merely on my opinion and observations...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about over 3 years ago 1,164 reads 6 comments

  11. Reel 'Em In: Seattle Mariners Have a Bright (Near) Future

    When Jack Zduriencik was hired as the general manager for the Seattle Mariners, it was considered a savvy baseball move...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about over 3 years ago 2,561 reads 5 comments

  12. St. Louis Rams: Five Players The Rams Should Make Their Home In The Dome

    In 2009, the Rams were horrid. They couldn't pass, they could only run through the sheer will of Steven "Action" Jackson, and they couldn't score a touchdown if they were on the one with eight downs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about over 3 years ago 2,172 reads 18 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: The Gross Overvaluation of Matt Cain By Fans

    As I was getting ready for bed last night, I headed over to B/R to see what type of articles I could come up with for my nightly reading...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about over 3 years ago 1,643 reads 65 comments

  14. Fixing The 2011 Seattle Mariners: Paul Allen Makes Successful Bid To Buy Team

    The Mariners' biggest problem in recent years has been management's inability to let the baseball people make the baseball decisions. The signing of Richie Sexson and Adrian Beltre after the 2004 season for instance...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about almost 4 years ago 2,560 reads 4 comments

  15. With Adam Carriker Traded, Ndamukong Suh Will Be The Rams' No. 1 Pick

    It's official. The Rams have traded former first round pick Adam Carriker to the Washington Redskins (along with their fifth round pick) for the Redskins' fifth-rounder...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about over 4 years ago 793 reads 12 comments

  16. Got Young Pitching? Keep It Away From Dusty Baker!

    When Aroldis Chapman took the $30 million dollar offer from the Cincinnati Reds during the 2009 offseason, I couldn't help but think "Dusty Baker manages the Reds...he's going to ruin that kid...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about over 4 years ago 1,036 reads 3 comments

  17. Yes Suh! Top 10 Reasons St. Louis Will Take DT No. 1

    There has been talk, crazy talk, in the weeks and days leading up to the NFL Combine and, more importantly, the 2010 NFL Draft, that the Rams will pass on All-World defensive tackle Ndamukong ...

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  18. History Repeats: Comparing the 2001 and 2010 Seattle Mariners

    The Seattle Mariners have a history of success when they set aside traditional baseball theories about power and home-runs and think more on the lines of pitching and defense...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about over 4 years ago 1,191 reads 4 comments

  19. What the Seattle Mariners Should Be Thinking: Offseason Acquisitions

    Over the last couple of days, I have read every rumor I can find about the Mariners: which free agents are they interested in, which players are they looking at in trades, etc...etc...etc.....

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  20. To Beltre or Not To Beltre: A Conundrum for G.M. Z

    Adrian Beltre has been a frustrating signing for the fans of Seattle. A player coming off a career year in 2004, Beltre was signed, along with Richie Sexson, to provide the Mariners with more pop at the corners...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about almost 5 years ago 121 reads 3 comments

  21. Case Closed: David "The D.A." Aardsma Should Be Traded

    Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I present to you the case for trading David Aardsma. Aardsma has been fantastic for the Mariners this year...

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  22. The Jarrod Washburn Trade: In the Words of Spock, "It Was Logical"

    Over the past two weeks I have heard every reason anyone could think of for the Seattle Mariners trading Jarrod Washburn on July 31...

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  23. Pardon My French: Appraising the Jarrod Washburn Trade

    It finally happened. A major league team was finally willing to cough up some decent players for Jarrod Washburn. Unbelievable huh? You're going to have to pardon my french on this one folks...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about almost 5 years ago 184 reads 2 comments

  24. M's Need to Be Offensive

    The Seattle Mariners aren't offensive enough. It's true. As the trade deadline looms in one week, the M's rank second to last in runs scored. The lowly Kansas City Royals are the only team with fewer runs scored this season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Cody Nielsen about 5 years ago 100 reads 4 comments