1. MLB Winter Meetings: The 10 Most Ridiculous Rumors We Heard Last Week

    Every season, the MLB Winter Meetings give rise to dozens of fascinating rumors about blockbuster trades or surprising free-agent signings...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 8,817 reads 11 comments

  2. Joe Blanton MLB Rumors: 5 Possible Suitors for Phillies' Cliff Lee Cast-Off

    The Cliff Lee contract will eventually impact almost everyone in the league in some way, but for Philadelphia Phillies' right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton, that time is now...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 973 reads 0 comments

  3. Miami Heat Win Ninth Straight Game: 5 Key Games Between Now and New Year's

    LeBron James can let his breath out now: The Miami Heat are on a roll. After struggling briefly to find cohesion and rhythm under the heat of the national spotlight, James and Dwyane Wade have become unstoppable over the past two weeks...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,845 reads 8 comments

  4. Iowa Hawkeyes Drug Scandal: Timeline of Derrell Johnson-Koulianos and Media Saga

    Iowa Hawkeyes head football coach Kirk Ferentz and other school officials held a press conference today to put an end to the swirling rumors regarding Iowa's football program and alleged drug-related transgressions...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 2,877 reads 2 comments

  5. Philadelphia Phillies Sign Cliff Lee: Where Does Philly Rotation Rank All-Time?

    The Philadelphia Phillies' starting rotation is much too good to be compared to their contemporaries. After signing Cliff Lee to a five-year contract, the Phillies have four starting hurlers as good or better than the rest of the league's aces...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 3,293 reads 39 comments

  6. Cliff Lee Signs With Philadelphia Phillies: The New York Yankees' Reign Ends

    George Steinbrenner was more than a mere baseball mogul. For better or worse, his time at the top of the New York Yankees ladder changed the game forever...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,247 reads 33 comments

  7. NFL Mock Draft: Where Cam Newton and the Other Top QBs Will Land

    Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy Saturday, helping to secure what could hardly have been doubted much beforehand: He will surely declare for the 2011 NFL Draft, and he will find a comfortable home within the first 20 picks...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 9,886 reads 14 comments

  8. NFL Week 14 Power Rankings: How The Dallas Cowboys Stack Up In Attendance

    Even after a 3-1 stretch under Jason Garrett, the Dallas Cowboys are just 4-8 on the season and long ago surrendered any hope of a playoff berth...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 962 reads 0 comments

  9. NFL Week 14: Previews and Predictions for the Five Biggest Games of the Weekend

    As Tom Brady and the New England Patriots walk onto Soldier Field for Sunday's crucial contest against Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears, the air will be bitter cold and the snow will be falling...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 2,668 reads 2 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs Sign Carlos Pena: 10 More Steps To a Pennant at Wrigley Field

    The Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms with free-agent first baseman Carlos Pena on a one-year deal worth $10 million, according to MLB.com's Carrie Muskat. Pena, 32, has 230 career home runs, 144 of which have come since the start of the 2007 season...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,937 reads 16 comments

  11. Albert Haynesworth Suspended: 5 Suitors for Washington Redskins Tackle

    Albert Haynewsowrth and Mike Shanahan never did make nice, and Haynesworth did virtually nothing for the Washington Redskins this season even when he saw the field...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,886 reads 8 comments

  12. New England Patriots: Why Their Monday Night Win Makes Tom Brady MVP

    Before the New England Patriots took the field against the New York Jets Monday night, Tom Brady rated perhaps third or fourth in the league in MVP consideration...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 2,540 reads 30 comments

  13. Tim Tebow: 5 Steps Out of Town for the Denver Broncos Quarterback

    With the firing of head coach Josh McDaniels Monday night, the Denver Broncos now have a crucial decision to make: What ought they to do with rookie quarterback and first-round pick ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 486 reads 0 comments

  14. NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Ranking the 10 Best Quarterbacks

    Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles proved they belong in the conversation when it comes to true NFC contenders with their 34-24 Thursday night win over the Houston Texans...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,766 reads 9 comments

  15. Josh McDaniels Fired: 10 Current College Coaches Who Can Lead Denver Broncos

    The Josh McDaniels era is over in Denver, after the Broncos fired their young coach Monday evening. McDaniels survived not even two full seasons before owner Pat Bowlen, made weary by an 11-17 record and a series of personnel miscues, dismissed him...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 11,823 reads 27 comments

  16. Josh McDaniels Fired: Power Ranking All 32 NFL Coaches After Denver Shake-Up

    Josh McDaniels is head coach of the Denver Broncos no more, after the team fired him Monday night. McDaniels was not even two full years into a four-year contract as the head coach, ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 15,268 reads 55 comments

  17. MLB Winter Meetings: 5 Things on the LA Dodgers' Agenda This Week

    The MLB winter meetings will take place this week in Florida, and the Los Angeles Dodgers have a lot of work to do...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 2,441 reads 0 comments

  18. Cliff Lee: Will New York Yankees Snag Free Agent at MLB Winter Meetings?

    Cliff Lee is, as expected, the most coveted free agent as the MLB Winter Meetings open this week in Florida...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,159 reads 7 comments

  19. Texas Bowl 2010: 10 Things To Know About Illinois vs. Baylor

    Get ready for a high-octane showdown in this year's Texas Bowl, as Mikel Leshoure and the Illinois Fighting Illini head to Reliant Stadium in Houston to take on Robert Griffin III and the Baylor Bears...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,289 reads 2 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox Acquire Adrian Gonzalez: How It Affects MLB Winter Meetings

    The San Diego Padres have traded first baseman Adrian Gonzalez to the Boston Red Sox for a trio of top prospects, despite the failure of Gonzalez and the Red Sox to come to terms on a contract extension before today's early-afternoon deadline...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,694 reads 1 comments

  21. Chicago Cubs Legend Ron Santo Dies at 70: Long Live Ron Santo

    I know that we will all spend the next several days remembering Ron Santo the way we want to. Many will remember the Hall of Fame's repeated snubs; many will talk about his pained ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 946 reads 1 comments

  22. Eagles-Texans: How Michael Vick Proved Himself Thursday Night In Philadelphia

    It is impossible to ignore the game-breaking speed and brilliant play-making ability of Michael Vick. He has remarkable vision, a cannon arm and the ability to change a game at any given moment with a breakout run...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,291 reads 8 comments

  23. MLB Free Agency: Power Ranking Adam Dunn and the 10 Best Designated Hitters

    If 2010 was the year of the pitcher, it is only natural that it was the worst year in recent history to be a designated hitter...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 722 reads 7 comments

  24. Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Reasons They Should Be Concerned After 4 Straight Losses

    After a 109-99 loss to the Houston Rockets Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers have four losses in a row for the first time since April 2007. Kobe Bryant has averaged 32 points per game during the streak, but it has not been enough...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 1,495 reads 11 comments

  25. BCS Predictions: What If Cam Newton and the Auburn Tigers Lose on Saturday?

    The Auburn Tigers have cleared all the hurdles, or so it seems. The NCAA and university officials declared Heisman Trophy favorite quarterback Cam Newton eligible for the SEC Championship ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 4 years ago 2,054 reads 32 comments