1. Why Ben Roethlisberger May Not Be Happy the Pittsburgh Steelers Are Undefeated

    Conventional thinking would lead you to believe that Ben Roethlisberger is jumping for joy over the Pittsburgh Steelers' 3-0 start to the NFL season...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about almost 4 years ago 902 reads 1 comments

  2. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: Kentucky Takes The Top Two Spots

    How much easier is it to predict the draft now that the Draft Lottery is over and established? I can tell you that the order wouldn't have affected the No. 1 pick. John Wall was going 1st no matter who came out on top in the Lottery Draft...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 445 reads 5 comments

  3. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: Derrick Favors Falls Out of the Top Five

    It is very difficult to accurately predict where in the draft a player will be selected. Outside of the first few picks, you should feel lucky to come close. Truth is, NBA general managers wouldn't have it any other way...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 2,274 reads 5 comments

  4. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Why Julio Jones Is Not the Top WR on the Board

    Since the Super Bowl ended, if you are like me, you have looked at hundreds of mock drafts. Like every year, most all of them turned out to be a complete waste of time...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 5,765 reads 68 comments

  5. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: How the Ben Roethlisberger Talk Changes the Draft

    Being a Steelers fan this past month has not been easy. We have seen Big Ben Roethlisberger go from Super Bowl champion to chump. From Pittsburgh icon, to national disgrace...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 3,362 reads 0 comments

  6. College Basketball Crossroads: 10 Players Debating an Early Exit to the NBA

    Leaving college early for the NBA has become as American as apple pie. In this day and age, we are shocked to see a player remain in school for four years. Usually when it happens, its because said player isn't good enough to skip out early...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 2,351 reads 16 comments

  7. Purnell Leaves Clemson for DePaul: What This Means for the Blue Demons

    After seven seasons, 138 wins, and three tournament appearances, coach Oliver Purnell has decided to leave Clemson for $greener$ pastures. He is off to the windy city to coach the lowly DePaul Blue Demons...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 354 reads 7 comments

  8. 2010 Final Four: Top Candidates for Most Outstanding Player

    After three exhilarating weeks consisting of millions of busted brackets, numerous game winners, and a few too many shots of Ashley Judd, we have arrived at the Final Four. It's not how most pictured it...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 272 reads 0 comments

  9. Would Jamie Dixon Leave the Pitt Panthers? Weighing the Pros and Cons

    The Pitt Panthers are now five days removed from a crushing defeat at the hands of Xavier, ending their season in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 1,427 reads 28 comments

  10. NCAA Tournament Sweet 16: Ranking the Cinderellas

    What comes to mind when you think of Cinderellas? It should be the Davidsons and George Masons of the world. The upsets, game winning shots, and of course, Gus Johnson. Almost every NCAA tournament has at least one Cinderella...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 2,305 reads 1 comments

  11. 2010 NCAA Tournament: 5 Bold Predictions for the West Region

    Now that the bracket has been released, and everyone's had a night to percolate, its time to begin breaking down each region. This is my take on the West Region. I would rank the West as the third toughest conference...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 1,552 reads 0 comments

  12. NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracket 2010: Which is the Weakest Bracket?

    The conference tournaments are finished and the field has been announced. Before you rush to fill out your bracket, check out my take on both the weakest and toughest region...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 4,472 reads 0 comments

  13. NCAA Tournament: Pitt, Villanova, and Syracuse Have Nothing To Worry About

    Fear not Pitt, Villanova, and Syracuse fans. Despite losing to lower ranked and perhaps inferior teams in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament, there is no reason for concern...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 236 reads 0 comments

  14. NCAA Tournament: Top 10

    We are once again approaching that special time of the year. March Madness is nearly here, and while the next few weeks are largely unpredictable, there are always a few things you can count on...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 1,698 reads 2 comments

  15. Pitt Panthers Basketball: Five Quick Thoughts for a Five Game Win Streak

    After a promising start to a "rebuilding" season that saw three consecutive road wins against UConn, Syracuse, and Cincinnati, it appeared the Panthers were destined to return to earth...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 678 reads 7 comments

  16. Eight of the Most Inspirational Moments In Basketball History

    These days, one must only tune into SportsCenter to see someone flying through the air slamming a basketball through a hoop, skating through four guys for a highlight reel goal, or hitting a baseball 500 feet...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 6,344 reads 0 comments

  17. Pittsburgh-Seton Hall: Yes Pitt, This Is a Must Win Game

    Who: Seton Hall Pirates (12-8, 3-6 Big East, 2-4 Road) @ Pittsburgh Panthers (16-6, 6-4 Big East, 11-1 Home) When: Saturday, Feb. 5, 6:00 PM...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 221 reads 3 comments

  18. "LOST" Season 6: Using Sports to Understand the Key Players

    May 13, 2009. That was the date of the Season 5 finale and it was more than eight months ago. That is how long all of the die hard LOST fans have been waiting for Season 6 to begin. Or, as I like to call it, "The beginning of the end"...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 617 reads 5 comments

  19. College Basketball: Three Reasons Why Pitt Should be Worried About South Florida

    Who: Pitt Panthers (16-4, 6-2 Big East, 4-1 Road) @ South Florida Bulls (13-7, 3-5 Big East, 7-3 Home) When: Sunday, Jan. 31, 1:00 PM...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 163 reads 0 comments

  20. Pittsburgh-St. Johns: Will The Real Pitt Panthers Please Stand Up?

    Who: St. Johns Red Storm (12-7, 2-5 Big East, 1-4 on road) @ Pittsburgh Panthers (15-4, 5-2 Big East, 10-1 at home) When: Thursday, Jan. 28, 7:00 PM...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 117 reads 0 comments

  21. Pittsburgh-Seton Hall: Can Panthers Rebound After First Conference Loss?

    Who: Pittsburgh Panthers @ Seton Hall Pirates When: Sunday, January 24th, 2 pm. ESPN360. Skinny: Panthers are coming in with an overall record of 15-3, 5-1 in the Big East, and 4-0 on the road...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 119 reads 2 comments

  22. From College Basketball Star to Unknown: The 10 Best Cases of the 2000s

    College: - Started games in each of his four seasons at Oklahoma. - Was named to The Sporting News All-American team. - Two time All Big-12. - Oklahoma's All-time leader in Free Throw percentage, shooting better than 80 percent...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 3,396 reads 30 comments

  23. Panthers-Hoyas: Can Pittsburgh Contain Georgetown's Greg Monroe?

    Who: Georgetown Hoyas vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Where: Peterson Events Center, Pittsburgh, PA When: Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m. ESPNU   The Skinny This is a going to be an instant classic between two of the better teams in the Big East this year...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  24. Pitt-Louisville Overtime Thriller: Three Key Factors and the Implications They Have on the Future

    After an emotional 82-77 win against the Louisville Cardinals at "The Pete" in Pittsburgh, the Panthers improved to a strong 15-2 overall record, and 5-0 in Big East play. Villanova is the only other Big East team yet to sustain a loss...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 206 reads 5 comments

  25. Pitt Stuns UConn in Hartford: Jamie Dixon, National Coach of the Year?

    Jamie Dixon does it again! The Pitt Panthers are currently a red hot 4-0 in arguably the toughest, and unquestionably the deepest, conference in college basketball...

    Jonathan Weinberg Written by Jonathan Weinberg about over 4 years ago 431 reads 25 comments