1. The 10 Worst MLB All-Stars of the Last 10 Years

    Yesterday, as I was driving home from Massachusetts, I was listening to the Boston Red Sox's postgame show, "Red Sox Rewind," on WEEI in Boston...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 2,861 reads 62 comments

  2. Manny Ramirez Finally Crosses the Line

    "It's just Manny being Manny." That is the excuse Red Sox fans and media members have used for Manny Ramirez's antics over the years...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 979 reads 5 comments

  3. NBA: Nets Acquire Yi Jianlin From Bucks.

    After making the playoffs for the previous six seasons, but not making it past the second round the last four, the New Jersey Nets finally faced reality last season when they struggled to a 34-48 record...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 856 reads 2 comments

  4. Open Mic: Which Sport's Draft Is Most Compelling?

    In theory a sports draft is supposed to be one of the most boring events you can think of. Think about it. A commissioner continuously walks to a podium over and over again, announcing chosen names...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 161 reads 3 comments

  5. NBA Draft: 10 Late Risers Who May Be Chosen Higher Than You Think

    There are plenty of articles that espouse the virtues of Derrick Rose and Michael Beasley, including one I wrote about Beasley...

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  6. Chris Baker Is Completely Out of Line in Contract Dispute

    Don't let the mainstream media fool you. While the New York Jets may have mishandled the Pete Kendall situation last season, don't let them convince you they're doing it again with tight end Chris Baker...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 497 reads 0 comments

  7. Michael Beasley Should Be First Draft Pick for Chicago Bulls

    Let's go back to four months ago. The college basketball season is winding down, and Michael Beasley is posting the best numbers of any freshman in a long time. He is carrying a Kansas State team to the NCAA tournament and is the consensus No...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 2,622 reads 19 comments

  8. Green Bay Packers: Don't Sleep on the Pack!

    I'm sick of the Minnesota Vikings. Adrian Peterson this, Jared Allen that. All I ever hear about the NFC North is that the Vikings are going to be the best team in the division...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 1,307 reads 22 comments

  9. Is ESPN About To End The NFL Network Dispute?

    Could the disastrous NFL Network dispute with Comcast and Time Warner be finally coming to an end? The Wall Street Journal reports that ESPN is in talks with the official network of ...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 333 reads 2 comments

  10. Open Mic: Soccer In The US, How Popular Can It Get?

    Every time a World Cup or a European Championships comes around, there are always a batch of articles championing the growth of soccer and proclaiming how it will soon be popular in the United States...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 1,211 reads 11 comments

  11. Chein-Ming Wang Out Until September: What Now, Yankees?

    Panic time now begins in New York. While the Yankees, in the previous several seasons, have suffered long-term injuries to Hideki Matsui, Gary Sheffield, Derek Jeter, and even Jorge Posada this ...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 549 reads 3 comments

  12. Classless New York Mets Fire Willie Randolph

    Willie Randolph had been on the hot seat all season long. It was no secret that the Mets were not happy with his performance, but they kept Randolph on as manager, despite the swirling rumors and the mounting criticism...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 794 reads 2 comments

  13. New Jersey Nets Offseason Preview: Team at a Crossroads

    After having made the playoffs each of the previous six seasons, the New Jersey Nets struggled all year throughout the 2007-2008 season...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 424 reads 3 comments

  14. Texas Rangers Outfielder Milton Bradley's Star Finally Shines

    It's been a long time coming for Milton Bradley. He was rated the 36th best prospect in the league by Baseball America in 2000, Milton Bradley has felt the weight of expectations on him for a long time...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 391 reads 3 comments

  15. Jason Giambi: a Great American Comeback Story

    Three years ago, Jason Giambi might have been the biggest pariah in baseball. His career with the Yankees had been going on a steep downward trend at the time, cumulating in a 2004 season marred by a benign tumor...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 826 reads 12 comments

  16. Why The New York Jets Will Have a Top Five Defense Next Season

    After a disappointing 2007 season in which everything seemed to go badly, the New York Jets went into the offseason hoping to patch up major holes, both in their offense and their defense...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 1,870 reads 6 comments

  17. Joba Chamberlain to the Rotation: New York Yankees Stick to the Plan

    Everything is going to plan. Sure, his first start (2.1 innings, 1 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K) wasn't what the Yankees were hoping for, but that doesn't matter in the long-term...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 402 reads 0 comments

  18. Racism in Sports: A Look at Willie Randolph and Other New York Coaches

    Two weeks ago yesterday, an article by Ian O'Connor became the No. 1 topic of conversation in New York's sports world, and it firmly placed New York Mets manager Willie Randolph on the hot seat...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 836 reads 7 comments

  19. Kimbo Slice: The Exploitation of an Elite (XC) Fighter?

    I don't know what to think about Elite XC and CBS' contract. That's probably not the best way to begin an article, but I'm really at a loss. Kimbo Slice and Elite XC as an organization both got their money...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 10,661 reads 23 comments

  20. MLB Cellar Dwellers: What's Gone Wrong in Seattle and Colorado?

    The Seattle Mariners and the Colorado Rockies shocked a lot of people last year. On one hand, Seattle was among the leaders until the middle of September when they just couldn't keep it together, going 3-15 during one stretch late...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 605 reads 2 comments

  21. New York Jets: the Mangenius

    I've always been a fan of Eric Mangini since the Jets hired him, but he's quickly become one of the best/most quotable coaches in the game. Starting now, I'm going to start compiling quotes of his, because some are just downright funny...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 450 reads 0 comments

  22. New York Jets Quarterback Controversy: Kellen Clemens vs. Chad Pennington

    Coming off of a 10-6 season in 2006, hopes were high for Eric Mangini's Jets. The general consensus had been that he took a team without a lot of talent to the playoffs with a weak schedule, and then in 2007, the team would face a reality check...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 1,368 reads 11 comments

  23. NBA Mock Draft v1.0

    1. Chicago—Derrick Rose, Memphis2. Miami—Michael Beasley, Kansas State3. Minnesota—Kevin Love, UCLA4. Seattle—Jerryd Bayless, Arizona5. Memphis—Brook Lopez, Stanford6...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 203 reads 0 comments

  24. Joba Chamberlain: Midway Through the Great Transition

    Sorry about the lack of updates, I've been busy moving in and starting school again (yes, it's May 28, I'm currently in my Business Dynamics class), but it's time to discuss Joba Chamberlain yet again...

    Mackenzie Kraemer Written by Mackenzie Kraemer about 6 years ago 192 reads 0 comments