1. Why the Cleveland Cavaliers Will Make the 2014 NBA Playoffs

    Since LeBron James bolted to South Beach in the 2010 offseason, things have been very bleak in Cleveland. Slowly but surely, though, the Cavaliers have put together a roster filled with young talent...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about 1 year ago 7,362 reads 26 comments

  2. Why Los Angeles Dodgers Are a Lock to Take NL West Crown

    Don't look now, but the Los Angeles Dodgers have made their midseason push and find themselves at the top of the NL West. Though a lot of baseball remains to be played, this team is finding its stride and is looking to secure the divisional pennant...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about 1 year ago 1,343 reads 1 comments

  3. Ranking the Top 5 Buffalo Sabres Prospects

    Though the Buffalo Sabres appear to be in for a rough year, that doesn't mean that the future is all grim. Over the past few years, Darcy Regier and company have built up a stable of very talented prospects through the NHL Entry Draft...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 6,504 reads 7 comments

  4. 2013 MLB All-Star Game: Comparing Justin Upton and Carlos Gonzalez

    The 2013 MLB All-Star Game starting lineup revealing is set for 6:30 ET on Saturday. Some of the races are very close until the end, including the battle between Carlos Gonzalez, Justin Upton and Bryce Harper for two National League outfield spots..

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 1,504 reads 0 comments

  5. New York Jets 2013 Season Preview: Why Play-Action Pass Will Be Key

    As we approach the 2013 season, you won't hear too many pundits referring to the New York Jets and success in the same sentence. I'm not here to tell you that they'll contend for a playoff spot either, but there is a ray of hope for respectability...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 2,475 reads 68 comments

  6. Ranking MLB's 10 Sweetest Swings

    Believe it or not, it is July, and we're already at the halfway point of the MLB season. As we approach the All-Star Game, it's a great time to recognize some of the best individual efforts...

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  7. New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez Still Squabbling as Twitter Takes Sides

    Back in 2007, Alex Rodriguez signed with the New York Yankees on a 10-year, $275 million contract. That same year, Barry Bonds hit his 756th home run, breaking Hank Aaron's all-time record, and most of us began to root for A-Rod to break it...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 1,441 reads 7 comments

  8. Blackhawks Victory Parade: Best Tweets and Pictures from the Celebration

    In Game Six, the Blackhawks trailed the Bruins 2-1 with 1:30 to go, but Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland both struck in a matter of 17 seconds to catapult Chicago to its second Stanley Cup victory in four years...

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  9. Analyzing Boston Celtics' 2013 NBA Draft

    In Thursday's 2013 NBA Draft, the Boston Celtics made the first step in what fans hope will be a swift rebuilding effort. By the end of the night, the team collected two new big men with differing styles, Kelly Olynyk and Colton Iverson...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 7,555 reads 26 comments

  10. Yankees vs. Rays Live Blog: Play-by-Play and Instant Reactions

    After taking two of the first three games in the series, the Yankees fell to the Tampa Bay Rays in Sunday's series finale by a score of 3-1 ...

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  11. Yankees vs. Rays Live Blog: Reactions and Analysis

    The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the New York Yankees by a score of 8-3 in Thursday night's series opener. But tonight, it was New York's turn. The Yankees defeated the Rays 6-2 behind a great performance from Zoilo Almonte and the offense...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 256 reads 0 comments

  12. New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays Live Blog: Instant Reactions and Analysis

    In the opener of a four-game series between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium, the Rays have won 8-3 . The two teams sit in third and fourth place, respectively, in the AL East...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 523 reads 1 comments

  13. US Open 2013: Golfers in Need of Fast Start in Merion

    In the 2013 US Open, as in any other golf tournament, it will be important to get off to a fast start. At Merion Golf Club, though, it will be even more crucial because of the inclement weather forecasts...

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  14. Stanley Cup Finals 2013: Players Who Need to Turn It Around in Game 2

    In last night's Game 1 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins in triple overtime...

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  15. Notre Dame Football: 2013 Recruits Who Could Have Immediate Impact

    Despite a berth in last year's BCS National Championship Game, the Notre Dame Football program stands to have some turnover for the upcoming season...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 3,261 reads 23 comments

  16. Bruins vs. Blackhawks: Toughest Tasks for Each Team in Game 1

    In the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks, it's the little things that will decide the winner. On their roads to the final, both teams have been largely successful in establishing their brand of hockey...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 287 reads 0 comments

  17. Stanley Cup Finals 2013: Key Player for Each Team in Securing the Cup

    In order to win the Stanley Cup, the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks will be in need of contributions from every corner of their rosters...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 351 reads 0 comments

  18. Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: Conference Finals Domination

    In a series that many expected to go the distance, the Boston Bruins now have a 3-0 stranglehold on the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

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  19. Ranking the NFL's Top 10 Super Bowl Contenders

    Though we're still 92 days away from kickoff of the 2013-14 NFL season, it seems appropriate to begin thinking about the top contenders to win the Super Bowl...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 2,728 reads 8 comments

  20. Why the Boston Bruins Are the Real Stanley Cup Favorites

    We're only a few games into the NHL Conference Finals, but the Boston Bruins are separating themselves from the pack. Having dominated the Penguins by a combined score of 9-1 in Pittsburgh, they head back to Boston with a 2-0 series lead...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 2,255 reads 11 comments

  21. 2013 NHL Offseason Goals: Buffalo Sabres Begin the Rebuild

    After a tumultuous season that saw captain Jason Pominville shipped off to the Minnesota Wild and their defense corps gutted, the Buffalo Sabres are in for a good, old-fashioned rebuild...

    Rob Patterson Written by Rob Patterson about over 1 year ago 3,289 reads 26 comments