1. NBA: Three Star Players Who Need a Wingman to Get It Done

    It takes a certain combination of ability and mentality to be a good team’s first option and undisputed leader...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 417 reads 3 comments

  2. NFL: When the "Mock" Version Just Isn't Enough for Fans

    My older brother and I did a mock NFL Fantasy draft the other day. To be honest, I kind of dragged him into it. I complained and repeatedly questioned his fanhood until he finally agreed to do one with me...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 89 reads 1 comments

  3. Washington Redskins 2011: A Look at the Skins' Options at Running Back

    Mike Shanahan has an impressive track record of producing 1,000-yard seasons from no-name running backs. Undrafted free agent, late round selection and “where in the hell did ...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 6,806 reads 12 comments

  4. NBA: The Best 'Big Threes' in the Game

    “The Big Three,” “a core group to build around,” “a young nucleus,” etc. There are countless ways to describe the foundation of a franchise with new go-to phrases being thought up every day...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 860 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA: Who Are the Best Players to Start a Franchise With?

    “The Big Three,” “a core group to build around,” “a young nucleus,” etc. There are countless ways to describe the foundation of a franchise with new go-to phrases being thought up every day...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 586 reads 0 comments

  6. Washington Redskins: Dan Snyder and the End of an Era

    In May of 1999, an intelligent and successful businessman by the name of Daniel M. Snyder purchased the Washington Redskins for $800 million...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 1,792 reads 13 comments

  7. NFL: High-Impact Free Agents the Washington Redskins Should Target

    The Washington Redskins are a flawed team. I don’t think any reader will disagree with this statement...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 8,374 reads 23 comments

  8. 2011 NBA Offseason: 6 Franchise-Changing Trades

    Ah, the offseason. A time of reflection and self-evaluation. The year is in the books and the games are all wrapped up. The offseason is often a time where the balance of power can shift swiftly, when some franchises crumble and others are reinforced...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 21,393 reads 52 comments

  9. NFL: The Top 5 Baddest Dudes in the League

    “Football is, after all, a wonderful way to get rid of your aggressions without going to jail for it.”—Some guy How right you are, random guy whom I could not find that said this...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 975 reads 29 comments

  10. NBA Looming Legacies, Part 3: Dwyane Wade

    Dwayne Wade has been a busy man over these past 12 months. It all began with his recruitment of LeBron James and Chris Bosh who joined him in South Beach (Side note: “Taking ...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 1,451 reads 27 comments

  11. NBA Finals 2011: Small Moves Yield Championship Results for Mavericks

    If you have been living under a rock for the past two weeks (or trapped in Albert Haynesworth’s endless waistband) than you would have undoubtedly missed out on the Dallas Mavericks ’ improbable championship campaign...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 282 reads 2 comments

  12. If Today's Athletes Were Characters on "LOST" Who Would They Be and Why

    If any of you followed the six seasons of “LOST,” you know that it is a heavily character-driven show...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 348 reads 6 comments

  13. NBA Looming Legacies Part Two: LeBron James

    These past few weeks have been exploding with entertaining basketball. Yet there is no denying that each game carried with it a deeper, underlying meaning for the stars involved...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 592 reads 2 comments

  14. NBA Looming Legacies Part One: Dirk Nowitzki

    “The biggest thing that will define my legacy is how I’ve done it, and what I’ve done, and who I am...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 3 years ago 807 reads 3 comments

  15. Miami's Team Starting To Feel The Heat

    For those of you who watch HBO’s "Entourage," you might be familiar with Vincent Chase’s dream film for the first couple seasons, “Medellín...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about almost 4 years ago 221 reads 0 comments

  16. MLB: Three Players Who Need to "Lock It Up"

    “Lock it up” If you are reading this and you don’t already know where that quote is from, you need to put this paper down immediately and go watch the movie “Wedding Crashers...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about over 4 years ago 247 reads 3 comments

  17. Top 5 Biggest Busts of the Sports Year

    You’ve got the grill on high power while succulent hamburger meat and thick steaks slowly sizzle. You’ve got the beer on ice and a bottle opener in arm’s length. Your jersey is pressed with not a single wrinkle to be found...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about almost 5 years ago 465 reads 1 comments

  18. Who's Got the Best 1-2 Punch in Baseball?

    Muhammad Ali The Yankees, Twins, Cardinals and Blue Jays Hot identical twins What do they all have in common? They all posses the famous 1-2 punch, the unique ability to summon successive ...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about 5 years ago 1,473 reads 17 comments

  19. New York Yankees: Who Says Money Can't Buy Happiness?

    “The Yankees win. Thhheeeeeeeee Yankees win!” We’ve all heard John Sterling’s famous coined phrase. And depending on where you live, we all love hearing it...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about 5 years ago 524 reads 8 comments

  20. Joba Chamberlain: Time To Come Of Age

    Can you feel it? The electric atmosphere, the high intensity, the desperation. All of these emotions are currently being felt at Yankee Stadium as the Boston Red Sox have come to town to begin a critical four game series...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about 5 years ago 172 reads 3 comments

  21. Fedor Emelianenko: The Last Emperor Clowns Himself

    When the MMA organization "Affliction" recently collapsed, fight fans were oozing out the mouth at the possibility of the UFC signing arguably the greatest fighter in the history of the sport, Fedor Emelianenko...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about 5 years ago 1,718 reads 17 comments

  22. Control vs. Command: What's the Difference?

    From non-sports fans to the most avid and attentive B/R writers, the difference between a pitcher’s control and command has long been debated...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about 5 years ago 8,532 reads 2 comments

  23. Fantasy Football: Take A Look At My Squad!

    I want to first start off by stating that this is my team after a number of waiver claims and dropped players. This is my first year doing fantasy football, so let me know what you think of my team so far...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about 5 years ago 257 reads 9 comments

  24. What Does the Future Hold for Derek Jeter?

    At the end of last season baseball critics were doing nothing short of calling for Derek Jeter’s head. They said his defense hurt the team and his range had completely deteriorated...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about 5 years ago 561 reads 8 comments

  25. Should The New York Yankees Be Shopping This Halladay Season?

    With the recent amount of attention and media coverage Toronto Blue Jays’ GM J.P. Ricciardi is getting, you would have thought he recruited minor leaguers from Mars, killed off one of the ...

    Brandon Katz Written by Brandon Katz about 5 years ago 596 reads 6 comments