1. Colts Release Peyton Manning, Close to Letting Bad History Repeat Itself

    Peyton Manning has been released , and now the Colts will be putting their future in the hands of an unproven rookie instead of the man that led them to eight division titles, a Super Bowl victory and a brand new stadium...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 2 years ago 901 reads 0 comments

  2. Dwight Howard Should Leave the Orlando Magic, and Fans Should Blame Otis Smith

    My distaste for Otis Smith as GM of the Orlando Magic is well-documented. I remember sitting in my living room with my brother, talking about how miserable of a GM he was—the same season he won GM of the year...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 2 years ago 740 reads 2 comments

  3. NBA Lockout: Why the NFL Lockout Is Slowly Killing the NBA

    The NFL lockout did some harm to the NFL, its players and mostly, the fans. So who did it hurt most? The NBA...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about almost 3 years ago 574 reads 0 comments

  4. Dwight Howard Is More Than the League's Best Center; He's Its Best Player

    Dwight Howard has been in the spotlight a lot recently, with many people thinking he may be making a change of scenery either this season or next when his contract is up...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about 3 years ago 721 reads 24 comments

  5. 2011 NFL Draft: The Buffalo Bills Are on the Clock with the Third Pick

    'Toronto' Bills (Sorry everyone, had to take a stab!) 2010 Record: 4-12 (.250) Team Needs: QB, DL, OL, LB Buffalo enters the 2011 season with Ryan Fitzpatrick at the helm, but he shouldn't remain there long...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 422 reads 6 comments

  6. 2011 NFL Draft: The Miami Dolphins on the Clock with the 15th Pick

    Miami Dolphins 2010 Record: 7-9 (.438) Team Needs: RB, TE, QB, OL, CB, S With a variety of needs across the board, the Dolphins still had a somewhat refreshing 2010 season...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 956 reads 3 comments

  7. 2011 NFL Draft: New York Jets on the Clock with the 30th Pick

    New York Jets 2010 Record: 11-5 (.688) Team Needs: OL, DL, S, LB, WR First order of business, shut Rex Ryan up. Just like Brian Wilson, closer for the San Francisco Giants in baseball, the Jets are 40 percent stuff, 60 percent guts...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  8. 2011 NFL Draft: The New England Patriots Are on the Clock with the 17th Pick

    New England Patriots 2010 Record: 14-2 (.875) Team Needs: OL, LB, DL, WR, RB The Patriots really have been one of the best franchises front-office wise in recent history...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 537 reads 9 comments

  9. 2011 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Are on the Clock with the 13th Pick

    Detroit Lions 2010 Record: 6-10 (.375) Team Needs: CB, OL, RB, S, LB The Lions are finally enjoying some success, and hope that 2011 brings the franchise their first winning season since the 2000 campaign...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 1,070 reads 11 comments

  10. 2011 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears Are on the Clock with the 29th Pick

    Chicago Bears 2010 Record: 11-5 (.688) Team Needs: OL, OL, OL, OL, WR, DL, LB, S Jay Cutler is a trooper, a soldier. Anyone who doubts he would have come back into that playoff game should say it to his face...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 839 reads 4 comments

  11. 2011 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings Are on the Clock with the 12th Pick

    Minnesota Vikings 2011 Record: 6-10 (.375) Team Needs: QB, DL, OL, S The Vikings are finally rid of the Favre Circus, but that leaves a huge hole at QB where Tavaris Jackson seemingly will never get a chance in the Twin Cities...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 790 reads 4 comments

  12. 2011 NFL Draft: World Champs Green Bay Packers on the Clock with the 32nd Pick

    Green Bay Packers 2011 Record: 10-6 (.625) Team Needs: OL, LB, DL, RB, CB I will start the article with a little bit of gloating, as I picked the Pack to win it all in the second week of the preseason...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 453 reads 3 comments

  13. 2011 NFL Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars on the Clock with the 16th Pick

    Jacksonville Jaguars 2010 Record: 8-8 (.500) Team Needs: CB, DL, S, WR, QB, LB, OL All those team needs seem a bit imposing, but remember Jacksonville's last season...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 484 reads 5 comments

  14. 2011 NFL Draft: Houston Texans on the Clock with the 11th Pick

    Houston Texans 2010 Record: 6-10 (.375) Team Needs: CB, S, LB, DL Matt Schaub has helped turn the perennial bottom-feeder in the AFC South into one of the more potent offenses in the league...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 762 reads 3 comments

  15. 2011 NFL Draft: Indianapolis Colts Are on the Clock with the 22nd Pick

    Indianapolis Colts 2010 Record: 10-6 (.625) Team Needs: DL, OL, CB, S Not much of a surprise to see mainly defensive needs in Indy, as the Colts return one of the most powerful offenses in NFL history...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 374 reads 4 comments

  16. 2011 NFL Draft: Tennessee Titans Are on the Clock with the Eighth Pick

    Tennessee Titans 2010 record: 6-10 (.375) Team Needs: QB, DL, LB, OL The Vince Young era in Tennessee is over. The Jeff Fisher era in Tennessee is over...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  17. Houston Astros Spring Training Recap and Season Preview

    The Houston Astros have had a rocky start in the past few MLB seasons, something they hope can be turned around in 2011. After losing long-time ace Roy Oswalt to the Phillies last season, the Astros bolstered their rotation by promoting J...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 607 reads 0 comments

  18. Orlando Magic Find Shooting Stroke in Fourth To Beat Los Angeles Clippers

    The Orlando Magic rode the back of another Dwight Howard 20 point, 20 rebound game, the 35th of his career, to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers 101-85 on a poor shooting night in the Amway Center on Tuesday...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  19. UCF Knights Edge Out Georgia Bulldogs in Liberty Bowl, 10-6

    By Alex Barrett The rain stayed away in Memphis just long enough for the Knights to put the finishing touches on the Bulldogs in the Autozone Liberty Bowl...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 422 reads 2 comments

  20. O'Leary Confident UCF Knights Can Defeat the UGA Bulldogs in Liberty Bowl

    Joking from the minute he stepped into the heated conference room in Memphis, Tennessee, George O’Leary looked calm and collected for the game. “I may be a real enthusiastic guy,” warned O’Leary at the start of the conference...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 528 reads 1 comments

  21. Cardiac Cats: Jacksonville Jaguars Down Oakland Raiders 38-31

    The Jaguars defeated the Raiders on a gloomy Sunday afternoon by the final score of 38-31. Jacksonville's win lifts them to 8-5, and keeps them one game ahead of the 7-6 Colts in the AFC South...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about over 3 years ago 172 reads 0 comments

  22. UCF Knights Sink ECU Pirates in Battle Of Conference USA Leaders

    Ronnie Weaver rushed for 180 yards and had two of UCF's five rushing touchdowns, the UCF defense played well and forced two ECU turnovers, and the Knights defeated the C-USA division-rival Pirates with a score of 35-49 Saturday...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about almost 4 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  23. UCF-Rice: The Knights Clip the Wings of the Rice Owls For Homecoming Win

    The UCF Knights continued their assault on first place in Conference USA with a 41-14 drubbing of the Rice Owls on Saturday...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about almost 4 years ago 132 reads 0 comments

  24. Ranking The NFL Team Jerseys; Which Is Better, Classic Or Concept?

    I had a few requests to rank the jerseys for NFL teams after I composed a slideshow of the logos, so here it is. Current jerseys are used; alternates are included, but not throwbacks...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about almost 4 years ago 2,200 reads 2 comments

  25. Central Florida Dominates UAB in Conference USA Showdown

    After a devastating loss last week to Kansas State, the UCF Knights were hoping to take out some frustration on the visiting UAB Blazers in front of what they hoped to be the biggest student crowd in Brighthouse Networks Stadium history...

    Alex Barrett Written by Alex Barrett about almost 4 years ago 144 reads 0 comments