1. 2008 Year in Review

    Well, Bleacher Report faithful, we have finally reached the end of 2008. It has been a great year, filled with many memories. We've seen guys like Michael Phelps, Paul Pierce, Mario Chalmers, and many others reach new heights...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about almost 6 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  2. Indianapolis Colts' Possible Playoff Scenarios (And Why They Need To Play Hard)

    Don’t tell me the Colts need to mail it in these last two weeks, especially for the Tennessee game. It’s a ridiculous idea, and here’s why. Let’s look at the possible playoff scenarios...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about almost 6 years ago 1,367 reads 2 comments

  3. BCS Vs. Playoffs (Plus a Proposal to End All Proposals, Maybe)

    Note: This article will be submitted as a final project for a research paper in a class of mine, so it isn't in typical B/R style. I debated on whether to rewrite it in a more familiar form for you readers, but decided to leave it as is...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about almost 6 years ago 6,855 reads 1 comments

  4. Colts Roundtable Week 12: Will They Make the Playoffs?

    We have Ryan Michael, Marisa Scolamiero, Aaron Glenn, and myself, The Stats Guy, Corey McSweeney, returning to the table of round and musing on the topic of the Colts playoff chances. Well, we are getting to the nitty gritty of the season, folks...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 305 reads 5 comments

  5. Michigan Basketball 08-09: Games To Watch

    This is a huge season for the Wolverines. Coming off an abysmal season last year (which is a similar situation to what the football team is dealing with) the team has some lofty goals they ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 575 reads 2 comments

  6. AI Is a Piston: We Might Have Our Star

    The common theme surrounding Pistons fans is that they’re a great team, but lacked a true, give the ball to me and relax, star. They don’t have that problem anymore...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 341 reads 1 comments

  7. Live Blog 2.0: Colts-Pats Edition

    8:14 PM PREGAME This game is bigger than last week. Last week, the Colts were playing a huge game for the division. This game is huge for their playoff chances overall. Big difference...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  8. Pistons 2008-09 Season Preview

    We don’t know what a lot of the NBA teams are. Are the Bulls taking the next step with Derrick Rose and new coach Vinny Del Negro? Is New Orleans on the cusp of greatness? How good will the Blazers be? But we know what the Pistons are...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  9. Live Blogging the Colts-Titans MNF Tilt

    8:30 PM PREGAME Well, this is a huge game. For both teams, no doubt, but mostly the Titans. Think about it. Yeah, the Colts are struggling, but they won the Super Bowl two years ago...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 142 reads 4 comments

  10. World Series Analysis: The Bonanza at The Bay

    There’s only a few sports events I look forward to seeing every year. The Super Bowl tops the list, followed closely by the one Colts game I get to attend every year, and the ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  11. This Is A Long Season, Colts Fans

    A lot of things come out of nowhere. Some of them are good, like seeing that your 8 a.m. class was cancelled the night after the kegger at Jimmy’s dorm that lasted until 4:30 or Britney Spears fall apart a few years back...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  12. The Colts Will Be Fine

    I hate knee jerk reactions. And the thing is, people do it ALL THE TIME in sports. Constantly. It’s happening with the Colts now...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 86 reads 2 comments

  13. Does Manny Ramirez Deserve To Get Paid?

    I heard a story on Mike & Mike this morning of a little four year boy who has been offered five 10,000 pound sponsorships to drive cars, with people already saying he’s the next big thing in racing...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 443 reads 5 comments

  14. NFL Refereeing: What's Wrong?

    I’m not old enough to have seen the Happy Days episode when Fonzie jumped the shark, but I’ve seen the clip, and it looked pretty ridiculous. NFL refereeing is becoming that way to me...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  15. Maize and Blue: Might As Well Be Night and Day

    Well, The Office is back, and so are the Wolverines. Amazing. What an amazing game to watch. I have wanted to believe all season the Wolverines weren't as bad as people are saying, ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 136 reads 4 comments

  16. What's with the NFL This Season?

    The first three weeks of the NFL season have been unbelievable. Let's recap. Tom Brady will finish the season with a grand total of 11 passes thrown because he had his knee blown out before the first half of his first game ended...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 319 reads 0 comments

  17. Who Needs Cupcakes? College Football Needs More In-Conference Play

    Every year. Every year we get the same question in college football: Are cupcakes good for the game? We know there's one side that thinks they're boring and meaningless and the sign of a team ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 316 reads 2 comments

  18. I Think The Green Bay Packers Might Be Geniuses

    This whole off-season, experts thought the Green Bay Packers were absolute morons for not letting Brett Favre come back. You can include me on that bandwagon. I mean, the guys an absolute legend...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 376 reads 2 comments

  19. 13 Bold Predictions For The 2008 NFL Season

    It's a beautiful day. College football is full speed ahead and the NFL has started with a full slate of games tomorrow. I repeat, it's a beautiful day. In honor of the impending greatness, I am unveiling my bold predictions for the new year...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 522 reads 4 comments

  20. What Can We Take Away From The First Game Of The RichRod Era?

    Well, that wasn't what I wanted to see yesterday. The new offense struggled mightily and the defense underperformed in the first half. That's a potent cocktail for a season's worth of misery...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about 6 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  21. NFL '08: The Playoffs 5 Months In Advance

    Well, this article was supposed to come out last Friday, but I had to move it back to this week. Last night I wrote the whole freaking thing, tagged and bagged it, hit the publish button, and my internet died, short story long, it didn't take...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 133 reads 0 comments

  22. Previewing The NFL Awards

    Well, we are finally past the divisions. And we're not done yet. When the season is nearing an end, the awards talk always seems to heat up quite quickly and becomes a hot topic as fans anxiously await the playoffs and the Super Bowl...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 409 reads 0 comments

  23. The Final Division: AFC East

    Well, we've arrived at the end. Almost. Some more predictions for the entire league will be coming tomorrow and Friday. Just bear with me. The AFC East should be interesting this year...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 219 reads 11 comments

  24. Previewing The Stacked NFC East

    Man, this will be a fun division to watch. I mean, there's a slight possibility that all four finish above .500, and no reason that at least three shouldn't...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 157 reads 4 comments

  25. AFC North: How Will It Shape Up?

    Welcome to Week Two of my predictions. First on the table, the AFC North. Pittsburgh returns Ben Roethlisberger, who had a breakout performance last year statistically, and if he ...

    Corey McSweeney Written by Corey McSweeney about over 6 years ago 172 reads 2 comments