1. New Orleans Saints' Season Preview: Part One

    With the Saints' training camp less than two weeks away, it is now entirely acceptable to begin salivating. Last year’s season was a rollercoaster ride from start to finish. It left me weary and frustrated, but also optimistic...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about 6 years ago 747 reads 1 comments

  2. Free Agent Frenzy: Maggette or Posey to the Hornets?

    The dice start rolling tonight at midnight when NBA free agents become eligible to sign new contracts. So where do the Hornets stand in terms of available free agents? This year’s crop of available players is pretty balanced...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about 6 years ago 680 reads 5 comments

  3. Tips for Surviving the Month Long Drought of Entertaining Sports

    It happens every year around this time. The NBA finals end, the draft wraps up a week later, a national champion is crowned in Omaha, and all of sudden you are stuck in the mud pit of the yearly sports calendar...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about 6 years ago 7,158 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Draft 2008: Trade Leaves Hornets With No Picks, but With Plenty of Cap Space

    As of now, Jeff Bower’s draft day is done. Yesterday’s trade of the 27th overall pick to Portland for cash considerations left the New Orleans without a pick in either round of tonight’s ...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about 6 years ago 1,618 reads 0 comments

  5. Soccer Will Never Be No. 1 in America, Let's Face It

    Soccer was a part of my early childhood, just like anyone else’s. At the ripe age of five, my dad strapped shin guards to my legs and hustled me onto the large green field with one very simple instruction: “Kick the ball into the net...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about 6 years ago 1,153 reads 15 comments

  6. U.S. Open: Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate Put on a Show for the Ages

    Let me start by saying that I’m an adamant Tiger Woods fan. I root for him in every tournament no matter what, even if he is the bear and everyone else is the salmon...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about over 6 years ago 774 reads 0 comments

  7. New Orleans Hornets Would Be Wise to Nab Vandy's Shan Foster With 27th Pick

    The Hornets worked out a local talent this week as they continue preparations for the upcoming NBA Draft on June 26. Shan Foster, a home-grown Bonnabel High alum, put his 2007 SEC Player of the Year talents on display for Byron Scott and Co...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about over 6 years ago 347 reads 0 comments

  8. New Orleans Saints: Who Is the No. 2 Receiver?

    Marques Colston was not among the players reporting to the Saints’ voluntary OTA sessions starting yesterday, and I’m not surprised one bit. Behind Drew Brees, Colston is arguably the most valuable player on the Saints' offense...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about over 6 years ago 999 reads 3 comments

  9. Even with the league's best player and coach, the Lakers will fall in the Finals

    When broken down to its simplest form, the NBA is a pretty easy league to predict. Generally, you can count on the team with the best player and best coach to advance the furthest into the playoffs and more often than not win the NBA title...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about over 6 years ago 461 reads 4 comments

  10. Sedrick Ellis, Bobby McCray Added and Saints' D-Line Is Suddenly Stacked

    Last season the Giants won the Super Bowl behind the strength of an overpowering defensive line. Michael Strahan, Osi Umenyiora, and Justin Tuck joined forces to create the most feared front line in the playoffs...

    James Rees Written by James Rees about over 6 years ago 1,791 reads 3 comments