1. New NFL Season, More Whining from Bill Belichick

    By now, everyone has heard the worst news possible for all you Patriot fans out there. Tom Brady is out for the year, after suffering a knee injury in the first quarter of the Pats' 17-10 win over Kansas City...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about almost 6 years ago 422 reads 5 comments

  2. New Jersey Devils: 2008-2009 Season Preview

    Last season ended in disappointment in New Jersey, again, as the Devils took an early exit from the second season. It marked the fourth time in as many seasons that the Devils were eliminated before the Conference Finals...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 811 reads 9 comments

  3. Young Kids and Ballgames Are Like Oil and Water, They Just Don't Mix

    Yesterday, my brother and I took our little sister to her first Yankees game. She is six. Ideally, we would have waited a few more years until she understood the game better, but ...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  4. In a Parallel Universe Bills, Boston, and Others Reign Supreme

    A while back ESPN ran a bit on Sportscenter about what happens to the championship paraphernelia of teams that don't win the title. In case you were unaware, leagues have sets of t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts, etc...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 231 reads 5 comments

  5. The 10 Most Difficult Positions In Sports

    How many times have you heard someone debating the most difficult position to play in all of sports? Personally, I've heard it enough times to choke a horse, so I finally decided on my top 10 most difficult positions in sports...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 18,675 reads 20 comments

  6. Chelsea FC: The Year of the Treble?

    Last season ended in heart-break. There is no other word for what happened in Moscow to Chelsea. The team fell, in more ways than one, to the hated Manchester United on PKs in the Champions League Final, ending their season...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 657 reads 3 comments

  7. New Jersey Devils: the NHL's Black Sheep?

    I recently attended my college orientation in Boston, and the conversation eventually turned to hockey: college and pro...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 894 reads 11 comments

  8. Jorge Posada Heads to DL, Considers Surgery

    Today the news broke that Yankees catcher Jorge Posada was heading to the 15 Day Disabled List. Posada has already been on the DL once this season with shoulder problems, missing most of the first two months of the year...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 227 reads 2 comments

  9. Sports and Real Life: A Fan's Plea for Some Perspective

    My father is, oddly enough, not a fan of any sports that don't occur under the direction of the IOC. He doesn't get the passion, the ups and downs, etc. that come with following a team...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 225 reads 2 comments

  10. AL East Midseason Recap

    The picture above says it all; disdain, frustration, etc. But as the All-Star break approaches it isn't all bad news in the AL East...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 132 reads 0 comments

  11. New Jersey Devils, GM Lamoriello Rebuild and Revamp

    Last summer, the Devils experienced their worst off-season in franchise history. They lost their top play-making center Scott Gomez, to division rival New York Rangers and they lost their top defenseman Brian Rafalski to Detroit...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 226 reads 0 comments

  12. Dusty Baker, Jim Leyland Vulnerable after Recent Firings?

    After I found out that the Blue Jays had given John Gibbons the heave-ho, I texted various people to find out if they too had heard that news. Inevitably, my brother and I wound up arguing about who would be the next manager to be shown the door...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 503 reads 4 comments

  13. 2007-2008 NJ Devils: Looking Back and Looking Forward

    It is nearly draft day in the NHL, and that leads everyone to start thinking about what their team needs to get better. I am no different, as I get to play GM for a day, taking Lou Lamoriello's place in the front office...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 287 reads 4 comments

  14. Euro 2008: "The Group Of Death"

    It seems that every international competition has one group that is stacked with three good teams and one team that is destined to be out after the group stages, while the other three are locked in a dogfight to fill two spots...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about 6 years ago 379 reads 6 comments

  15. Stanley Cup Finals True Saviour of the NHL?

    Every time the NHL playoff season turns toward June, the hockey world gears up for the pinnacle of the sport, the Final for Lord Stanley's Cup...

    Ben Horner Written by Ben Horner about over 6 years ago 654 reads 0 comments