1. Should The Celtics Dismantle The Boston Three Party?

    Should the Boston Celtics ride the "New Three" until their retirements and/or contracts expire or do they trade one or more to rebuild? Do you pull the plug early to soften the blow of rebuilding or start from the bottom in 2-3 years with many sub ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 5 years ago 439 reads 2 comments

  2. Boston Celtics: One Title and Done—Years Of Darkness To Return

    The window on the Boston Three Party is on its last legs, with one last shot next year. The Celtics squeaked by Atlanta, Cleveland, Detroit, and the Lakers just barely in each round last year...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 5 years ago 576 reads 7 comments

  3. Who will be saving Yankee Pinstripes Next Year... Papelbon

    Don't worry Yankee fans; help is on the way in 2010 in the form or Jonathon Papelbon and/or Jason Bay. The Red Sox have been dragging their feet to sign these two cornerstones, ala ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 5 years ago 93 reads 6 comments

  4. Teams Fail To Utilize the True Power of Top Draft Picks

    Detroit has the Top Pick. What should they do? Should they really pick Matt Stafford, or any of the other "deserving" top college players to be the top paid player on their team and ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 5 years ago 53 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL & NBA Drafts - Watch Some Drop and Eat Humble Pie like Brady Quinn

    That time of year is approaching when humble pie creams some of America's most famous young athletes at their NFL & NBA drafts...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 5 years ago 292 reads 5 comments

  6. Will the Red Sox 2009 Season sink with Jacoby Ellsbury?

    The Red Sox's 2009 season sinks or swims with Jacoby Ellsbury returning to his 2007 form that led the team to a World Series title and not the part-time center fielder who was a flop in the first ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about almost 6 years ago 303 reads 4 comments

  7. Patriots Fumble Cassel, Pioli Scores on Pickoff

    I expected the Patriots to trade Matt Cassel instead of Tom Brady, but was disappointed to hear how little they got back in return. Even the ESPN reporters expected that the No. 3 pick would be involved...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about almost 6 years ago 373 reads 5 comments

  8. Clay Buchholz Needs To Leave Red Sox Before He Proves Worthless

    The Red Sox need to trade Clay Buchholz (and his Penthouse Pet girlfriend) for a much-needed young catcher before he becomes an overrated bust like Craig Hanson...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about almost 6 years ago 370 reads 0 comments

  9. Jason Varitek Threatening To Retire; Should Be Shown the Back Door

    If Varitek retires, as a severe negotiating ploy, since $5M is not good enough for him, then the Sox shouldn't host the press conference, but let him leave out the back door...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about almost 6 years ago 806 reads 4 comments

  10. Albert Belle: Hall of Famer on the Field, Hall of Shame off It

    Congrats to Jim Rice for making it to Cooperstown after 15 years of waiting. At least he made it. Albert won't have to wait, since he was prematurely made ineligible, though he was an undisputedly ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about almost 6 years ago 727 reads 4 comments

  11. Jim Rice Opens the Door to Other Not So All-Time Greats

    Congratulations to Jim Rice. He was one of my favorites growing up and his son was my brother's roommate in college before they both dropped out...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about almost 6 years ago 124 reads 2 comments

  12. Greg Oden Is Looking Like a Bust

    The legacy of Greg Oden's greatness is starting with a thud. The next great center is not living up to his expectations...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about almost 6 years ago 1,574 reads 22 comments

  13. Matt Cassel for MVP ?

    With each big win, one has to start considering the improbable: That Matt Cassel could be considered for MVP. At least be considered in the top-five, without a doubt...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about almost 6 years ago 113 reads 6 comments

  14. Steelers-Patriots: Game Worth Millions to Matt Cassel, Playoff Hopes

    The Steelers / Patriot game should either establish the Patriots as contenders for the playoffs and more or reveal them as pretenders...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about 6 years ago 329 reads 1 comments

  15. Matt Cassel Likely to Be a Jet Next Year?

    Assuming Tom Brady's health progresses enough that the Patriots allow Matt Cassel to hit the free agent market, where does Cassel end up in 2009? One team in particular would be very disheartening ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about 6 years ago 505 reads 3 comments

  16. The New England Patriots Should Keep Matt Cassel Over Tom Brady

    Given Cassel's development and age, should the Pats consider keeping him over Brady? Was an impossible thought a few weeks ago, but now it doesn't seem that far fetched an idea...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about 6 years ago 1,899 reads 27 comments

  17. Roberto Clemente: Reflections on an All-Time Great

    This is a conversation I recently had with a long time Pittsburgh Pirate fan, Rich Murak, that I thought would be of interest to baseball fans who did not get to see one of the greats of the game play...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 1,217 reads 0 comments

  18. The Patriots Will Go Winless the Rest of 2008.

    The Titanic of the 2008 Patriot season, once also thought as unsinkable, is sinking quickly. Upon closer examination the Pats could lose the rest of their games...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 370 reads 0 comments

  19. Patriots & Packers - a mirror image without their franchise quarterbacks

    In January the Packers and Patriots were both in their Division Championship games after very successful seasons with their franchise quarterbacks on top of their games...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 341 reads 0 comments

  20. Can New England Do Anything to Save the 2008 Season?

    The 2008 season is officially over in New England. Keep out your golf clubs and/or your fishing tackle. The Patriots are now the Packers w/ four year backups taken over franchise QBs after great success last year...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 453 reads 0 comments

  21. NFL Fantasy Draft Strategy

    Its easy to draft #1 or #2 and pick LT or Adrian Peterson, but what do you do if you are drafting #3 to #12? Joseph Addai and Westbrook are other attractive top 10 selections, but ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 117 reads 1 comments

  22. When to get rid of your superstar

    Green Bay is determined to proceed with their succession plan of going with their 3 year, First Round Draft Choice, future quarterback in waiting Aaron Rogers...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  23. Great Players not in Baseball's Hall of Fame

    Aside from the one's on the bubble that still have a chance to get into Baseball's Hall of Fame like Jim Rice, Andre Dawson and Lee Smith it is very interesting to review who is missing that ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 4,693 reads 7 comments

  24. Dodgers to make a huge free $windfall$ off Manny Ramirez

    Dodger management made a brilliant deal by accepting the Red Sox headache of Manny Ramirez. The Dodgers will make a windfall of millions for free, since the Red Sox are paying the ...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 270 reads 0 comments

  25. NBA Free Agent Musical Chairs - Too Many Dancers & Not Enough Chairs

    There are a ton of players still hoping to get top dollar deals, but there aren't many chairs left. Some of the impact players remaining are Josh Smith, Emeka Okafor, Luol Deng, Ben Gordon, JR Smith, Monta Ellis and Andre Igoudala...

    John  Gray Written by John Gray about over 6 years ago 443 reads 0 comments