1. Patriots vs. Steelers: A Comprehensive Guide to the Sunday Night Showdown

    If you weren’t aware that the New England Patriots (6-2) and Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2) have combined to win five of the past nine Super Bowls, or that both Tom Brady and ...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 3 years ago 933 reads 5 comments

  2. Mark Sanchez: Is He the Worst QB In the NFL?

    Futility never looked so pretty. But staring through the helmet of New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, it was possible to see through the handsome, fun-loving exterior and into the eyes of a quarterback who's clearly lost his way...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about almost 4 years ago 695 reads 0 comments

  3. Patriot Pipe Dream: Why The New England Patriots Are Not a 10-6 Team

    Living in Boston, being stuck in traffic is commonplace. Like the sun rising or Lindsay Lohan missing an AA meeting. Thus, I find myself listening to inordinate amounts of AM radio...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about almost 4 years ago 1,493 reads 48 comments

  4. Fantasy Baseball: Second Half Success Stories You Regret Dropping

    As fantasy owners, we've all been burned. We know what it feels like, and the stages of remorse that comes with it.First, there's denial...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about almost 4 years ago 506 reads 1 comments

  5. From Journeyman To HR Leader: Breaking Down Jose Bautista's Success

    What's a home run leader gotta do to get noticed around here? Seriously. Who is this guy? And why are we not making a bigger deal out of this? Bautista, the journeyman of six different ...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about almost 4 years ago 1,205 reads 4 comments

  6. If The Cast of "Jersey Shore" Were NFL Players...

    Okay, here's the "situation." With the second season of "Jersey Shore" in full swing, and NFL training camps currently underway, it's only natural we find the NFL equivalents of our favorite Seaside residents...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about almost 4 years ago 1,276 reads 3 comments

  7. Glen Coffee All-Stars: 10 Running Backs Who Retired Too Early

    Former 49ers running back Glen Coffee's abrupt departure from the NFL on Friday after one season in the league got me thinking...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about almost 4 years ago 13,110 reads 109 comments

  8. Why Trevor Ariza and Marco Belinelli Are Exactly What NOLA Needs

    At this point, I feel like any change is good change. New Orleans is a team that needed to make moves. They currently have the best point guard in the NBA on their roster, and they ...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about almost 4 years ago 1,071 reads 11 comments

  9. Dwight's Demise: Celtics-Magic Game One Diary

    Rajon Rondo was too fancy for his own good, at times. I counted at least three behind the back passes in the first half alone. A member of The Harlem Globetrotters, he is not...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about 4 years ago 744 reads 2 comments

  10. NBA Free Agency Rumors: LeBron to Nets Makes More Sense Than You Think

    12-70. Historic? Not quite. Gut-wrenchingly painful to watch? Yes. Embarrassing and demoralizing to an entire fan base? Check. The most logical destination for free-agent to be LeBron James? You betcha...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about 4 years ago 1,996 reads 2 comments

  11. How J.D. Drew Can Save the Red Sox Season

    Did you know that J.D. Drew is 34 years old? The former uber-prospect/perennial tease has been tantalizing major league GMs and fantasy owners alike for 12 season now, and only once has he seemingly performed up to the level that was expected of him (a ..

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about 4 years ago 330 reads 4 comments

  12. The Papi Dilemma: Behind the Decline of David Ortiz

    "I can't think of a player who contributes in so many ways...David embodies what we want a Red Sox player to be...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about 4 years ago 1,531 reads 7 comments

  13. Five Reasons Why the New Orleans Hornets' Future is in Jeopardy

    Why am I concerned about the Hornets? Maybe because they're 2-8 over their past 10 games. Maybe because Chris Paul foolishly came back to play during the stretch run of a lost season, and hurt himself AGAIN...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 731 reads 10 comments

  14. 2010 NBA Draft: The Hornets Are in the Lottery, So Now What?

    After Saturday night's 106-86 embarrassment at the hands of the Utah Jazz, the New Orleans Hornets (33-38, 9.5 games behind Portland for the final playoff spot) have basically established themselves as a lottery team...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 1,435 reads 5 comments

  15. Looking Back at the Biggest Steals of the 2009 NBA Draft

    On July 25, 2009 at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, 60 talented young men fulfilled their dreams of making it to the NBA. On the other end of the spectrum, 30 NBA teams had the opportunity to get better...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 1,457 reads 4 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball: Players That Owners Fall in Love With

    Every once in a while, you fall in love. And no, it’s not the type of love Jake felt towards Vienna on The Bachelor. This type of love is much more…passionate...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 1,142 reads 1 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball Draft Day Bargains and Busts: First Base

    For this week’s breakdown, we switch from arguably the scarcest position in fantasy baseball (catcher) to its most plentiful...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 309 reads 2 comments

  18. Does Darren Collison Make Chris Paul Expendable?

    I had trouble just typing this headline. My hands were shaking, palms sweaty, the undeniable fear of the wrath of negative comments sure to come my way if I dare publish such an idea...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 1,414 reads 19 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball Position Runs: Don't Become a Victim

    In fantasy sports, positional runs are like brain freezes. There’s nothing you can do to stop it once it starts, and the only way to survive it is to simply ride it out. Yet getting caught up in such tomfoolery can be quite easy...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 149 reads 0 comments

  20. Three Up, Three Down: Fantasy Baseball Draft Day Bargains and Busts—Catchers

    Let me preface by saying it’s near impossible to talk about catchers this season and not mention Joe Mauer. We all know he’s a stud and should be the clear No. 1 catcher off the board. So there it is...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  21. Khalil Greene: You've Got To Feel for the Troubled Infielder

    It was reported today that the Texas Rangers voided IF Khalil Greene’s contract, essentially ending any chance Greene has of playing baseball again this season...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 1,145 reads 2 comments

  22. Overvalued MLB Stars in 2010: Big Names, Bigger Price Tags

    I can't believe these guys are still being drafted. Well, maybe I can. I mean, many so-called "household names" have been around for so long, it's easy for owners to see a name like Chipper Jones and immediately think 20/100/...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  23. Three Late-Round Bargains You Didn't Already Know About: Pitchers

    If you missed my predictions for the Three Late-Round Bargain hitters, click here: I refuse to place any closers in this article, since they should always be left undrafted and picked up in free agency...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 469 reads 2 comments

  24. Three Late-Round Bargains You Didn't Already Know About: Hitters

    If there’s one word that makes fantasy owners ears perk up like Tiger Woods at a sex convention, its sleeper. Everyone thinks they have a few gems, but usually keep their names under tighter wraps than Al Capone’s vault...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 249 reads 4 comments

  25. Out of Luck: The Celtics' Big Three Beyond Repair

    Celtics fans just couldn't help themselves. The rabid, die-hard, professional basketball fans in New England no doubt contributed to both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce getting voted on the 2010 NBA All-Star team...

    Matt Gelfand Written by Matt Gelfand about over 4 years ago 1,215 reads 14 comments