1. Not a Homer Anymore: UNC and UConn Are the Nation's Best

    Having picked the University of Pittsburgh as the National Champion, I can now admit that I am nothing more than a homer. For that matter, anyone who picked a championship game other than UNC vs...

    Josh Lipman Written by Josh Lipman about over 5 years ago 302 reads 28 comments

  2. Dinesh Patel, Rinku Singh: "Million Dollar Arms" Worth Way More

    On Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, the Pittsburgh Pirates made their best baseball decision since plucking Roberto Clemente from the Brooklyn Dodgers in the Rule Five Draft in 1954. And it might turn out to be even better than that...

    Josh Lipman Written by Josh Lipman about almost 6 years ago 8,010 reads 16 comments

  3. Why the Strikeout Is Undervalued

    I'm as much of a “Moneyballing Stat-Head” has the next guy, but for all the reasons the strikeout has recently been deemed a useless statistical metric (and there are many), here ...

    Josh Lipman Written by Josh Lipman about almost 6 years ago 400 reads 17 comments

  4. If I Were The Pirates GM...

    If I were the Pirates' GM, I'd have the most daunting task in the history of sports! Nah, just kidding. However, I would have an incredible challenge trying to put together a championship ...

    Josh Lipman Written by Josh Lipman about almost 6 years ago 313 reads 6 comments

  5. Pirates Forecast: Analysis and Predictions

    Predicting what the Pittsburgh Pirates will do in a given offseason has to be one of the hardest tasks in the world. Granted, the Buccos are under a brand new management team, so we can suppose that they'll do what it takes to build a championship team..

    Josh Lipman Written by Josh Lipman about almost 6 years ago 381 reads 2 comments

  6. Red Wings: Gary Bettman, Octopus Killer

    NHL Commisioner Gary Bettman will now forever be known as the man who destroyed one of the greatest traditions in NHL history...

    Josh Lipman Written by Josh Lipman about over 6 years ago 1,316 reads 0 comments