1. Kobe Or KG, Brady Or Elway? On Winning a Championship

    This article is the first in what I hope to be a series of articles on the one thing that is the focus of every professional sport: the Championship...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 218 reads 0 comments

  2. Two Reasons for the Dallas Mavericks' Struggles

    After an incredibly disappointing weekend of Dallas Mavericks basketball, I think I've finally figured out why Dallas has seemed like a doomed team since Game Three of the 2006 Finals...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 685 reads 5 comments

  3. Suns, Mavericks, Pistons: Blockbuster Trades and The Aftermath

    As an NBA fan, nothing excites me more than a blockbuster trade. As a sports fan, nothing excites me more than a blockbuster trade. I don't care if its Shaq to the Suns, AI to the Nuggets/Pistons, Manny to the Dodgers, whatever...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 279 reads 2 comments

  4. Two Lineups That Could 'Shake Things Up' for the Dallas Mavericks

    So far, the Dallas Mavericks season looks to be in limbo. A good, consistent performance against the Spurs could be a good thing, or it could be more indicative of their slow start...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 240 reads 7 comments

  5. Earth, Wind and Fire: The New York Giants' Three-Headed Monster

    We've all seen the rise of the "running back by committee" movement that has come along. In addition to torturing fantasy owners, it has led to a lot of wear and tear being taken out of the normal career of a running back...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 11,054 reads 4 comments

  6. These New York Giants Have Arrived

    Well, they did it. The New York Giants got a convincing win on the national stage, against a good team, against an NFC East team. It was more than a win. It was a beatdown for the ages—one of the most satisfying games of the season, and of my life..

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 468 reads 4 comments

  7. Dirk Nowitzki, Josh Howard, Mavericks Need Fixing

    Alright ladies, it's not time to sound the panic alarm yet. But there are some glaring questions, things that have gone wrong in the first three games that need to be fixed if this team is to make a deep run...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 248 reads 3 comments

  8. Rockets-Mavericks: What Did We Learn?

    I' m not gonna lie to you, it felt great. Dallas Mavericks. American Airlines Center. Home opener. I've been waiting for this day since April 29. And there was lots to love, despite the loss...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 112 reads 1 comments

  9. This Year, We Spell Redemption M-A-V-S

    It's almost here.... Can you hear it? The rhythmic thud of the roundball and the squeak of brand-new sneakers on the freshly polished hardwood? Hoops season is upon us. For basketball junkies such as myself, it's an exciting time...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 89 reads 1 comments

  10. The Problem with Plaxico Burress

    Apologies for the misleading headline and also spoiling the suspense: There is no problem with Plax. We all know who Plaxico Burress is. He's an extremely gifted receiver for the reigning Super Bowl Champs...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 486 reads 4 comments

  11. Giants-Steelers: Hold the Line

    This week's Giants-Steelers game is shaping up to be an important midseason matchup, close to the Packers-Cowboys of last year. Two 5-1 teams...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 466 reads 7 comments

  12. 2008 Boston Red Sox: A Requiem

    Well, it's almost over. For the last 12 months, the Boston Red Sox were the World Champions. No more. In five to 10 days, either Tampa Bay or Philadelphia will hold onto that title. But it was a good ride...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 281 reads 1 comments

  13. What Should We Make of These New York Giants?

    Being entrenched firmly in Redskins land, it's not as hard as you might think to find fellow New York Giants fans. Washington D.C...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 441 reads 7 comments

  14. Dallas Cowboys: The Perfect Storm

    After a decade out of the spotlight, sports media has refocused its spotlight on the team it loves to cover: the Dallas Cowboys...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 399 reads 14 comments

  15. Eli Manning: No Middle Ground

    Last weekend brought one of the worst sports weekends for me in recent memory. Not only did the Red Sox drop two games from Saturday to Monday, but I attended the 'Skins-Rams game, ...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 326 reads 15 comments

  16. A Crisis of Fandom

    I woke up this morning to something I've never faced in my 25 years of sports fandom: a crisis. But let's start from the beginning...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 132 reads 1 comments

  17. What's Eating Vince Young?

    Is there a better physical specimen in professional sports than Vince Young? You could argue that Terrell Owens and Dwight Howard are up there (actually, I'd put them above Young)...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 347 reads 1 comments

  18. On Your Mark: A Conversation With Olympic Sprinter Jayson Jones

    Recently, my real life job as a reporter brought me in contact with Olympic sprinter Jayson Jones, fresh off the plane from Beijing. While he didn't bring home a medal, I found his thoughts on running, the past and life in general fascinating...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 1,181 reads 0 comments

  19. Ginobili, Varejao....Pierzynski? Flopping Enters Baseball

    Sunday, August 24, is a day that could live in infamy. It is a day when flopping, the most heinous of sports-related crimes (yes, even worse than doping, dogfighting and gambling) made its way into the American pastime...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about almost 6 years ago 561 reads 7 comments

  20. NFL Season Preview Part I: Ten Predictions

    Since this is my first football season writing for Bleacher Report, I'll take a moment to explain how I usually preview a football season...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 6 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  21. NBC: Taking Sport Out of the Olympics

    As I've previously written, I've come down with a semi-problematic case of Olympic fever. I find myself watching horrible things like weight-lifting and gymnastics, just because international competition gets me excited...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 6 years ago 459 reads 1 comments

  22. The Olympics: The Best Time to Be Racist

    I don't know about you, but prior to Friday's opening ceremonies I was only looking forward to the Olympics for one reason: basketball...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 6 years ago 325 reads 0 comments

  23. New York Yankees: Christmas In July Brings Free Players

    Now, I am as biased against the Yankees as it is humanly possible. I hate everything about the pinstripes, except for Hank Steinbrenner, who has brought me more joy as an owner than I should be legally allowed to have...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 6 years ago 916 reads 12 comments

  24. Contractually Speaking: Renegotiation and Rookie Contracts

    It seems every off-brings more drama when it comes to contract negotiations. Every year there are high-profile holdouts who want to renegotiate their contracts...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 6 years ago 307 reads 1 comments

  25. Truly A Texas Triangle: Artest Heads To Houston

    At approximately 9:57 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, the Western Conference's Southwest division became the most competitive division in the NBA. Ron Artest was traded to to Houston Rockets for Bobby Jackson, a No...

    Alex McVeigh Written by Alex McVeigh about 6 years ago 502 reads 1 comments