1. Why Melky Cabrera Should Be the New Face of the Yankees

    I have always been a fan of the New York Yankees. I loved them through the dynasty, through the early 2000s, and I still love them today...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about 5 years ago 280 reads 2 comments

  2. Fantasy Football's Keys to Winning Your League

    I started playing fantasy football back in 2000. At the time, I was unfamiliar with the strategy surrounding the game. It seemed easy enough: create the best team possible. However, the task proved far harder to accomplish than I ever dreamed of...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about almost 6 years ago 1,688 reads 0 comments

  3. Asante Samuel: With Him, Philadelphia Eagles Primed for Super Bowl Berth

    After finishing dead last in the NFC East with a record of 8-8, the Philadelphia Eagles finally realized it was time to start spending money. The Eagles proceeded to sign All-Pro cornerback Asante Samuel to a lucrative six-year deal worth $57 million...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about almost 6 years ago 653 reads 7 comments

  4. 2008 Wimbledon Predictions

    After witnessing the great tennis we were all treated for today, I suddenly have a craving to write an article. I could sit here and talk about Federer's gritty victory against the former #1 and Wimbledon champion Lleyton Hewitt...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about 6 years ago 642 reads 3 comments

  5. Open Mic: Yes, Golf is a Sport

    First off, let me clear up a couple of things. Golf is a sport. Golfers are athletes. There has been great debate about the above statements. Many consider golf to be merely a game, but not worthy enough to be called a sport...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about 6 years ago 383 reads 3 comments

  6. Open Mic: The Mental Toughness to Succeed

    There are so many great athletes in all of sports that sometimes, even for a sports buff like me, it is hard to keep track of all of them. The best of them, however, have a determination, a work ethic, a focus that separates them from the pack...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about 6 years ago 775 reads 4 comments

  7. Chicago Cubs: Could it happen 100 years later?

    The Chicago Cubs are off to a fantastic start this season. They have a league-best 47-28 record led by a strong pitching staff and a formidable lineup. The Cubs are one of the most storied franchises in sports...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about 6 years ago 927 reads 6 comments

  8. Rafael Nadal: The Best Ever on Clay?

    After Rafael Nadal's beat down of Roger Federer at the French Open, the question must be asked. Is Rafael Nadal the greatest clay-court player ever? The numbers are staggering...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about 6 years ago 1,185 reads 4 comments

  9. Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Reasons Why They Will Be NBA Champions

    It's the matchup of the fans' dreams. The beast of the East. The best of the West. Celtics vs. Lakers. The two storied franchises have a combined 30 NBA titles. The rivalry originated in the 1960s and has continued for a near half-century...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about 6 years ago 2,151 reads 7 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant Closing in on Michael Jordan: the Air Apparent

    “If that’s the last image of Michael Jordan… How magnificent is it?” I still remember Bob Costas’ words as I watched Jordan sink the shot to give the Bulls their sixth title in eight years...

    Nikil Ramanathan Written by Nikil Ramanathan about 6 years ago 3,052 reads 20 comments